Centura Health Family Practice Physician in BAYFIELD, Colorado

Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating from The LeapFrog Group, Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing. Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite. Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at: http://www.mercydurango.org/


*Job Description/Job Posting ID: 130941*

*Recruiter Contact:Jenny Coddington jennifercoddington@centura.org*

*Clinic/Department:** 7839 CHPG MERCY FAM MED BAYFIELD *


“Quality of Life Second to None”

Centura Health is looking for primary care physicians to fill employed positions at Mercy Regional Medical Center. Join an established outpatient clinic in wonderful Durango. As a state-of-the-art medical center we offer a full complement of specialists on a newly constructed campus (2006). This employed position offers a complete compensation package with full health benefits, malpractice coverage and much more.

Centura Health, Colorado’s largest Health Care System which spans the state of Colorado with locations in growing, thriving communities and offers some of the most diverse and rewarding physician practice opportunities.

Durango is a flourishing mountain community that has named “Best River Town” by Outside Magazine and has been named a “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine, Outside Magazine, Bike Magazine and Ski Magazine. It has also been a Tree City USA for 32 years and is a League of American Bicyclists Gold Community.

If you love the outdoors, a mild climate with moderate temperatures and 300+ days of annual sunshine with skiing, biking, camping, and access to national parks Durango is a great community for you.

Provide services at or above the customary practice standards in the Community, and within the qualifications and

experience of Physician and adhere to the standards and principles of medical ethics of the American Medical Association,

and all recognized associations or accrediting boards concerned with Physician’s area of medical specialty.

Minimum Experience Requirements

Must have successfully completed a residency or fellowship commensurate with area of specialty.

Obtain and maintain an unrestricted Drug Enforcement Agency (“DEA”) registration;

Be board certified or eligible in the appropriate specialty, by a board acceptable to Hospital; Obtain Medical Staff Privileges

within the Centura Health system, at sponsoring institution

Degree: DOCTORATE Specialty: DOCTOR OF MEDICINE Required or DO

Obtain and maintain an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Colorado

Job Responsibilities (essential functions identified with a * )

Provides highest quality patient care. Provides ambulatory care in the Clinic as designated. Services provided by the physician

include seeing patients, preparing medical records, professional and administrative duties. Updates and maintains medical

records for all examinations, services and other services in accordance with policy. Physician participates and complies with

the requirements of managed care programs, Medicare, Medicaid or other federal and state reimbursement plans. Physician

participates and complies with the requirements of sponsoring entities ethical and religious directives (ERD), Medicare,

Medicaid or other federal and state reimbursement plans. Physician will participate and lead in various activities and

initiatives that will promote clinical and quality improvement for services provided. Comply at all times with Hospital’s

policies and procedures; financial reviews, utilization review/quality management, compliance and integrity program;

compliance and citizenship policies and the Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules, and Regulations. Comply and cooperate with

reasonable programs and requirements for physician peer review, quality improvement and utilization review which Hospital

may require or to which Hospital and/or Centura becomes subject to. *

Participate in medical staff committees as assigned. Physician will participate in and advise the Hospital in various operational

matters including personnel hiring and evaluation, business office oversight, vendor selection, equipment evaluation and

other similar activities. Provide On Call Coverage if assigned per contract.*

Sustains compensation model and policy as defined by CHPG policy (may include wRVU targets). *

Keeps abreast of the latest developments in field, both academically and through applied skill. Development of personal and

professional knowledge and competence through continuing medical education including

maintaining applicable board certification. Physician shall, upon mutual agreement with Hospital, undertake from time to

time selected related activities on behalf of Hospital, such as research, teaching, medical administrative duties, supervision of

allied health care professionals, education of members of the Hospital’s Medical Staff and such other professional activities

as deemed appropriate. *

Physician will participate actively in providing medical services of a community benefit nature, including providing charity

care. *

/This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as/


Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.