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Resident/PGY I - FLAT RATE

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Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 127331
Date Posted: May 31, 2023

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First year of three year Family Medicine residency training program.

Work Schedule: Full Time Days

Provide patient care under the privileges of a defined supervising physician. Complete inpatient rotations on OB, pediatrics, adult medicine, night float, emergency medicine, and other rotations as directed. Initiate a work-up on assigned patients, communicate the treatment plan to the upper level resident and/or supervising physician and write daily progress notes on the chart. Assist with any procedures as assigned by supervising physician and may do procedures that are noted in the procedure list for PGY-I residents.

Comply with supervising physician notification and the listing of approved procedures for residents, when performing own procedures on a patient. Must be primarily involved in a case which is in the ICU, or is markedly unstable. Follow procedures pertaining to Medical Records, Disorderly Conduct and Sexual Harassment.

Communicate to the supervising physician all procedures, transfers, consults or major changes in status. In the case of the first three, this must be done proactively. PGY-I residents are not expected to be the sole resident providing care to an ICU patient or a patient with marked instability on a general medical floor.

Communicate to supervising physician any deviation from standard course that might possibly result in an untoward event. Residents cannot, on their own, initiate a consultation, interventional procedure or transfer to another facility or specialty unit without the express concordance of the supervising physician. Communicate to supervising physician when care is being transferred to another resident.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.


  • Minimum Required Education: Graduate of MD or DO program.
  • Required Licensure/Certification: Must be eligible to obtain Colorado Physician License at end of first year.
  • ACLS. NRP within first month of hire.
  • Minimum Experience: None required.
  • BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

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  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching
  • Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • Wellness benefits
  • 5 year incentive bonus
  • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
  • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

Loan Repayment:

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UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

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