To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.Vail Health has become the world's most advanced mountain healthcare system. Our updated 520,000-square-foot hospital opened in December 2020. This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area, located centrally in Vail. Some roles may be based outside of our Colorado office (as stated in the Job Title). Roles based outside of our primary office can sit in any of the following states: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work primarily in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift. POSITION PURPOSE:The Advance Practice Professional (APP) will support our Urology practice in Eagle County. The Urology APP will perform tasks, treat patients, and develop/ monitor treatment plans in collaboration with, or as directed by, the supporting physician. This position is full time and comes with great benefits including medical, dental, vision, a retirement savings plan with company match, performance based bonus incentive program and PTO!ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Evaluates patient reviewing medical history and performs an appropriate physical exam. Interprets and evaluates patient data as authorized by a physician for the purpose of determining management and treatment of patients. Consults with physician as appropriate.Assists in the development of a treatment plan and appropriate follow-up care.Educates the patient about the diagnosis and treatment plan.Adjusts patient care plan by reviewing and monitoring treatments and therapy plans.Administers or orders laboratory, radiological and diagnostic tests that will assist with the medical management; explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipates effects of treatments, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.Performs in-clinic procedures, including but not limited to, catheter placements, percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation, and urodynamic studies.Assists with surgical procedures as instructed. Prescribes, recommends, and regulates appropriate pharmacologic medicine.Documents appropriately and communicates with the supporting physician in a timely manner as required, including, but not limited to: evaluations, treatment plans, progress reports, billing documentation, treatment notes, and other reports as requested.Keeps current on new knowledge gained from conferences, workshops, professional literature, or other training and assimilates this knowledge into clinical practice.Takes on-call phone coverage as assigned. Maintains patient confidentiality per HIPPA requirements.Performs other duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:Degree from an accredited program.Professional licensure - Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) required.Three years of experience as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner preferred.Urology or surgical experience preferred.Current Colorado license in good standing.Valid DEA Drug License.Bilingual English / Spanish preferred.Must have thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of medicine.Pay is based upon relevant education and experience. Pay Range:$113,963.20—$137,966.40 USD Benefits at Vail Health Competitive Wages & Family Benefits: Competitive wagesParental leave (4 weeks paid)Housing programsChildcare reimbursement Comprehensive Health Benefits: MedicalDental VisionEducational Programs: Tuition Assistance Existing Student Loan RepaymentSpecialty Certification ReimbursementAnnual Supplemental Educational FundsPaid Time Off: Roughly five weeks in your first year of employment and continues to grow each year.Retirement & Supplemental Insurance: 403(b) Retirement plan with immediate matching Life insuranceShort and long-term disabilityRecreation Benefits, Wellness & More: $1,000 annual wellbeing reimbursementRecreation discountsPet insurance
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.