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Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon

Intermountain Health
Brighton, Colorado
Posted Date
Feb 12, 2024

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Surgery, Orthopedic
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Ortho/Sports Medicine Surgeon - Brighton, CO (Ortho Surgery)

Your day.

Our Ortho team at Platte Valley Medical Center consists of 1 total join surgeon, 1 hand/upper extremity surgeon, 1 sports medicine surgeon, 3 Podiatrists, and 4 Advanced Practitioners. We are seeking an additional Ortho/Sports Medicine Surgeon due to growth as well as the opening of our new Medical Office Building at the I-70 and 470 interchange.
  • You would practice at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton, CO and then approximately 1 day per week at our Amber Creek clinic in Thornton, CO
  • 1 to 1 Medical Assistant and your own surgical Advanced Practitioner
  • 50/50 Clinic vs OR time, with blocked OR time
  • Full x-ray in clinic and MRI in the same building
  • Call at Platte Valley Medical Center is 1:4
  • Intermountain Health will have a new Medical Office Building located at the I-70 and 470 interchange and this position may rotate or move to that new location (TBD)

Compensation: Our generous compensation consists of a base salary of $465,000 plus a healthy wRVU incentive program. Call is paid in addition to the salary at $1080 per 24hour shift. Additionally, there is a quality bonus of up to $10,000 annually. This is a fully benefitted (see below benefits) to include a $25,000 Sign on bonus. Relocation is also available if applicable.

Your experience.

We hire people, not words on paper. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
  • MD or DO education
  • Fellowship trained in Surgical Sports Medicine
  • Board Certified or Eligible by the American Board of Ortho Surgery with subspecialty in Sports Medicine
  • Unrestricted license in Colorado, or able to obtain
  • 1 year of practice experience preferred, but not required

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.

Platte Valley Medical Center is part of Intermountain Health, a 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.

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Platte Valley Hospital

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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.

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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 
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  • We are better together, building community through teamwork and belonging 

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