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Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon

Intermountain Health
Wheat Ridge, Colorado
Posted Date
Feb 8, 2024

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Surgery, Orthopedic
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Job Description:

Ortho Trauma Surgeon - Wheat Ridge, CO (Ortho Trauma)

Your day.

As an Ortho Trauma Surgeon, you'll work with 2 other Ortho Trauma Surgeons, 2 Physician Assistants, and 1 clinic Nurse Practitioner to provide top-notch care and patient experience.
  • You would work at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Your schedule would be Mon-Fri ~7:30am-5pm depending on scheduled surgeries and rounding
  • Clinic is typically 1 day/week for follow ups with the other days rounding, or in the OR
  • Call is 1:3 weekdays and 1:4 weekends (must live within 30 minutes of Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, CO)
  • We will be hiring a third surgical PA to help support

Compensation: Intermountain Health offers a generous salary of $710,000 plus a wRVU productivity incentive. We are also offering a $25,000 Sign on Bonus paid out once you start. A relocation bonus of $15,000 is also available to qualified candidates. See the below link for additional benefits.

Your experience.

We hire people, not words on paper. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
  • MD/DO
  • Unrestricted license in Colorado, or able to obtain
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowship trained in Orthopedic Trauma
  • DEA in state of practice
  • 2 years of experience preferred, but will consider 2024 Fellows

Additional Links and information

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 . Additionally, we offer our physicians:
  • CME benefits of up to $5,000 annually plus 40 hours of time to take CME plus license reimbursement
  • Front loaded vacation time with a total of 240 hours annually that rolls over
  • An occurrence-based malpractice insurance coverage. You would never have to pay tail coverage.

Lutheran Medical Center is part of Intermountain Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 249-bed community-based hospital provides comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years.

Physical Requirements:

Anticipated job posting close date:

Lutheran Medical Center

Work City:
Wheat Ridge

Work State:

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.
$1.00 - $1,000.00

We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


As the largest nonprofit health system in the Mountain West, Intermountain Health is dedicated to creating healthier communities and helping our patients and physicians thrive.

It’s time to think of health in a whole new way, and by partnering with our patients and communities, providing expert care closer to home, and making great health more affordable, we can help more people get and stay well. We proudly invest back into improving the care we deliver, and our pioneering research is making healthcare more personalized, effective, and affordable.

Serving patients and communities throughout the Mountain West, primarily in Colorado, Utah, Montana, Nevada, Idaho, Kansas, and Wyoming, Intermountain includes 33 hospitals, 300+ clinics, a medical group, affiliate networks, homecare, telehealth, health insurance plans, and other services - along with wholly owned subsidiaries including Select Health, Castell, Tellica Imaging, and Classic Air Medical.

Our Caregiver Promise: Together, for the healthiest lives

We celebrate the different perspectives, backgrounds, experiences, and identities our physicians bring to their work every day at Intermountain. Across all areas of our integrated health system, we proudly share best practices, knowledge, and techniques to better serve our patients, communities, and each other.

Here, you’ll work alongside collaborative and curious minds who will support you, encourage you, inspire you, advocate for you, and challenge you to be your very best.

Our Values

Our value statements are core to our culture. They reflect the behavior and attitudes that are important to us, are an agreement for how we treat each other, help us make decisions on how to act, and are a promise of what people can expect from us.

Our action-oriented values, inspired and shaped by our own physicians and caregivers, speak to what it means to be part of Intermountain.

  • We are leaders in clinical excellence, delivering safe, best-in-quality care 
  • We believe in what we do, living our mission every day 
  • We serve with empathy, caring for each caregiver, patient, and member with compassion and respect 
  • We are partners in health, collaborating to keep people well 
  • We do the right thing, learning and acting with purpose 
  • We are better together, building community through teamwork and belonging 

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