Peak Vista Community Health Centers

Colorado Springs, CO

Family Practice Physician

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Title: Family Practice Physician
ID: 0118-4295
Department Location: Health Center at Myron Straton, 410 Gold Pass Heights Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Category: Providers

Are you passionate about serving an underserved population? Do you believe that everyone should have access to quality healthcare? Do you want to work in a team environment in which everyone is dedicated to this goal? Do you want to go to bed each night, knowing you made a difference in someones life? Isnt this why you went to medical school?

The Health Center at Myron Stratton is seeking a full time, board certified physician to join their team of providers. Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, this center provides full spectrum family practice care to people who live and work in their community. This site is innovative, collaborative and cohesive. The position offers great quality of work/life balance with four 10-hour days, no in-patient duties and occasional telephone call backup to the after-hours triage service.

Your new team will include another physician, four advanced practice providers, two RNs, and 1 Behavioral Health provider. Together they provide a team-based approach to healthcare. This position offers an excellent opportunity for career growth, providing a wide variety of opportunities, including process and quality improvement, mentorship, teaching and participating in research.

Our ideal candidate has 2+ years of experience in family medicine practicing in a primary care setting; able to utilize a template based EMR (NextGen); has an unrestricted Colorado license, as well as an active DEA, and is comfortable seeing all ages, and averages 20 patients per day. Must have a strong desire to make a difference in the community. Must embrace a team-oriented approach and be comfortable working with and overseeing Physician Assistants and providing collaboration with Nurse Practitioners.

Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit healthcare organization whose mission is to provide exceptional healthcare to people facing access barriers through clinical programs and education. We provide primary care services (medical, dental and behavioral healthcare) through 27 outpatient health centers in El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams, Elbert and Kit Carson counties. Our organization has over 950 employees and serves over 95,000 patients in the Pikes Peak and East Central Plains region. We have post graduate training programs, both nationally accredited, for Family Medicine Residency, and primary care Nurse Practitioner Fellowships.

Federal and State funds are available for loan repayment for eligible candidates. Peak Vista offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, optional long term and short term disability and a 403b retirement fund. Additionally, because Peak Vista is a FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center), the providers malpractice insurance is covered through FTCA (Federal Tort Claims Act) government funds.

Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).

Compensation (Pay): $197,204.80 to $208,832 based on experience.
*Other compensation may include signing bonuses, rural differentials, and relocation reimbursement.
Summary of Benefits:

*Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a Criminal Background check. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug and alcohol free workplace.
**PVCHC participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employees I-9 to data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration Records. To learn more, visit:

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