Physician Assistant Ortho Surgery

Platte Valley Medical Group

  • Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
  • Posted: 11/29/2022
  • Shift: Day
  • Job Number: 19395
  • Location: Greater Denver, CO
  • Salary: $42.73 - $78.37 based on experience


You bring your mind, body, heart, and spirit to your work as an Advanced Practitioner in Orthopedic Surgery.

You put your patients first, and are generous with your thoughts and voice because you know your opinion matters.

You love what you do, and value having the support, resources, and advanced technology to practice at the top of your game.


Platte Valley Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 98-bed community hospital is proud to offer comprehensive, integrated care focused on holistic health. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.

Platte Valley Medical Group is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. With locations throughout the Brighton area, we offer a wide variety of primary and specialty care services. 

Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage in addition to retirement savings plans. CME benefits, malpractice insurance coverage, and license reimbursement are also included as part of your employment benefits along with paid days off.


Together, we'll improve the health of the people in the communities we serve.

We'll honor each other's dignity and surpass the standards we set. 

We'll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity. 

Your day.

As a Physician Assistant in Orthopedic Surgery, you'll work with 5 Physicians to provide top-notch care and patient experience. Throughout the day you'll collaborate with 2 other Advanced Practitioners.

  • You would practice at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton, CO
  • Your hours will be Mon-Fri 8am-5pm plus call
  • This position will primarily support our Foot and Ankle/Podiatrists with cross coverage to the other Ortho Surgeons
  • You'll be on call approximately 1 night per week and every 4th weekend
  • This is a very busy, high-volume practice

In this line of work every day is different, that's why you'll need to know how to:

  • Act as surgical first assist in the OR
  • Provide ortho consults in the Emergency Department as needed
  • Handle casting and splinting
  • Provide new patient consults in the clinic as needed

Your experience.

We hire people, not words on paper. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • Physician Assistant degree from a fully accredited program
  • Unrestricted PA license in the state of Colorado or able to obtain
  • BLS, DEA, and full prescriptive authority
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a PA, required
  • Experience as a first assist in general, trauma or ortho, preferred

Your next move.

Now that you know more about being an Advanced Practice Provider on our team we hope you'll join us. At SCL Health you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

About the area

If you are a collaborative provider who puts patients first, you’re an excellent fit for SCL Health’s mission-based not-for-profit health ministry. You’ll find you can deliver big-city medicine with high acuity throughout Denver’s welcoming communities. Join us here at SCL Health, delivering holistic care that heals patients — mind, body and spirit.

Interested in joining us?

Paula Krob

I would be happy to help you with any questions you might have about this position. You can apply online below or contact me, and I will get back in touch with you shortly.

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