Neurosurgery PA Opportunity

A hospital in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado is seeking a Neurosurgery PA to join in it’s physician community as a hospital employee.  The facility prefers a candidate with spine training or equivalent experience.  Call is 1 in 3, the facility will also pay for call above the required 1 in 3.

The Neurosurgery PA will join a very well established neurosurgery group with an existing Neurosurgery PA and two employed neurosurgeons.  The facility is a level III trauma center.  The facility anticipates a fairly even split between acting as First Assist in the OR and clinic and rounds, most likely in the OR two full days a week and in clinic on average two and a half days a week.  Case mix is mostly spine, 90% spine 10% cranial, the spine is 60% out-patient but also includes fusions, trauma, micro disc, etc.  The position has PDO hours that accrue at 5.6/80 hours, MSL accrual, gain sharing and longevity pay.

The facility offers a competitive compensation package including salary and a full exceptional benefits package including a robust health and dental plan; vision and life insurance; defined contribution pension plan; 403(b); generous accrual of vacation/sick days; and relocation assistance.  The compensation plan also includes up to $2500 yearly for CME as well as five days of work time and DEA, CO license and one professional membership fee up to $1200 paid for by the facility.  The area offers skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, rafting, fishing, hiking, camping, ice or rock climbing.