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Physician / Internal Medicine / Colorado / Permanent / Internal Medicine Physician Primary Care Job

Towaoc, Colorado
Job Type
30 Aug 2022
Job Description

Petroglyphs and Ancient Dwellings. Discover what Towaoc has to show while giving YOUR aid to the people!

The Community - Towaoc, Colorado
While being the most southwestern town in Colorado, Towaoc is also the headquarters of the Ute Mountain Ute Indian Reservation. The neighboring Southern Ute tribe and Ute Mountain Utes are the only American Indian tribes remaining in Colorado. While the tribe partakes in a modern lifestyle, they also remain rooted in tradition, keeping alive important ancient customs and belief. Traditionally, the Ute tribe is known for its intricate works of beadwork. Today, they also have a thriving pottery enterprise, and their work is available to visitors at local trading posts and through their own pottery outlet.

Explore the Towaoc area here.

Closest airport to Towaoc is the Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT). Distance from Grand Junction Regional Airport to Towaoc is 133.1 miles.

About the Facility - Ute Mountain Ute Service Unit
The Ute Mountain Ute Service Unit, located on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation provides a number of services to the surrounding area which includes Primary Care (family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics) and additional services (clinical psychology, adult and adolescent psychiatry, child psychiatry, well child care, women's health, diabetes care, dental, laboratory, radiology, optometry, pharmacy, podiatry, maternal child health, rheumatology, nephrology, audiology, sports and school physicals, nutrition counseling, tobacco cessation counseling.).

Facility Address: 232 Rustling Willow St, Towaoc, CO 81334

RESPONSIBILITIES (listed are included but not limited to)
  • Physicians will be responsible for diagnosing, treating and managing primary care patients according to the current standards of care.
  • Performing assessments/examinations on initial encounters with unscheduled, emergent, urgent and new patients; women's health' coordinating patient treatment plans, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests and X-Rays; recommending patients for hospital admissions; and documenting all interactions within the patient's medical records.
  • Provide comprehensive primary care services, including women's health to a defined panel of patients.
  • Work with clinic staff to schedule new and follow-up patients.
  • Taking history, physical examinations, ordering of laboratories and diagnostic studies, diagnosis and formulation of treatment plans for acute and chronic conditions within the scope of practice/privileging.
  • Order and monitor appropriate medications for patients.
  • Provide primary care services supporting a continuum of care from prevention to diagnosis and treatment, to appropriate referral and follow-up for simple to moderately complex workload that can be appropriately managed in a primary care outpatient environment to include (but not limited to) care for: hypertension, depression, ischemic heart disease, anxiety, alcohol use disorder, other mental health conditions, hypercholesterolemia, degenerative arthritis, congestive heart failure, respiratory infection, cerebral vascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, peripheral vascular disease, urinary tract infection, diabetes mellitus, common dermatological conditions, acute and chronic pain, acute wound management, gastric disease, skin ulcers (stasis and dermal), anemia, genitourinary (GU) issues, stable chronic hepatic insufficiency, , constipation, osteoporosis, common otic and optic conditions, basic diagnostic, evaluation, and tests for infertility, preventive screening and procedures, cervical cancer screening, breast cancer screening, pharmacology in pregnancy & lactation, evaluation & treatment of vaginitis, amenorrhea/menstrual disorders, evaluation of abnormal uterine bleeding, menopause symptom management, diagnosis of pregnancy and initial screening tests, evaluation and management of acute and chronic pelvic pain, recognition and management of postpartum depression and postpartum blues, evaluation and management of breast symptoms, (mass, fibrocystic breast disease, mastalgia, nipple discharge, mastitis, galactorrhea, mastodynia), crisis intervention, evaluation of psychosocial, well-being and risks including issues regarding abuse, intimate partner violence screening, physical, emotional, verbal, and psychological abuse, preconception counseling and assessment of abnormal cervical pathology.
  • Refer patients to specialty care services as appropriate, admission to hospital care when indicated, and patient education and counseling.

  • Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).
  • Must have current license to practice medicine in any state, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Must have current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) as certified by the American Heart Association (AHA).
  • Must have current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number and National Practitioner Identifier (NPI).

Position contract is for 12 months with options.
Hours for this position are M-F, 8-4:30pm.

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  • Job Reference: 698032202-2
  • Date Posted: 30 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Kurz Solutions
  • Location: Towaoc, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent