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Physician Opportunity in Colorado

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Physicians Wanted

The Developmental Disabilities Health Center (DDHC), operational for 7 years and located in Colorado Springs, CO, is an interdisciplinary primary care clinic, structured as a healthcare collaborative, that delivers culturally competent healthcare to mostly adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

We are looking to invite a primary care physician and other health science professionals to this exciting project, which is producing dramatic changes in health trajectory for the better, critical changes to healthcare utilization patterns among our patients, and statistically significant increases in health related quality of life.

Qualifications

Physician (MD or DO) who is board certified in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Med/Peds.

Details

Physician will be employed by contract with DDHC partner, Peak Vista Community Health Centers, the region’s Federally Qualified Health Center and one of the largest FQHCs in the country. Position is primarily clinical, but will be engaged in practice development, community leadership and advocacy in health equity for people with IDD. Close and ongoing connections, including potential precepting of medical students, with University of Colorado School of Medicine, Colorado Springs Branch, FH residents of the Peak Vista Family Health Residency program as well as clinical support workers. Engagement in research and publishing. Outpatient clinical work only, schedule supports life/work balance. Clinic nestled near the base of Pikes Peak and surrounded by classic Colorado outdoor life.

Clinical team includes Advanced NP, Physician Assistant, Registered MAs, Registered Nurse, psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, mental/behavioral health clinicians, care integration/cross system care specialist, and access to ancillary health resources (e.g., pharmacy, phlebotomy, health ed, care coordination, etcetera). Bilateral referral agreements for specialty care in place. EHR is NextGen. Integrated access to real-time utilization through agreements with the State’s ACC platform and Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (including 65 hospitals in Colorado & Wyoming).

Contact

For more information or to enquire, contact David Ervin, CEO, The Resource Exchange, Inc. 719.785.6403, or by e-mail, dervin@tre.org.

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