Southern Ute Tribal Health Department
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Southern Ute Tribal Health Department

Southern Ute Tribal Health Department

Southwest Colorado offers endless opportunities for recreation, arts, culture, and entertainment!

Loan repayment potential through NHSC, IHS, and the State of Colorado.

We focus on being a full medical home for all tribal members providing primary and preventive care.


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Family Medicine
Southern Ute Tribal Health Department (Ignacio, CO)
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Practice Type: Employee
Setting: Community Health / Outpatient
Accepts J1 Visa? No | H1B Visa? No
Requires BE? Yes | BC? Yes
  • FT/PT
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM | 40 Hours | Every Other Friday Off with 9 Hour Shifts During 4 Day Work Week
  • Employed
  • MD/DO
  • New Graduates Welcome
  • Average patients seen: 10 - 11
  • Call Schedule: 1:4 | Phone Only
  • Loan Repayment
  • Relocation Assistance Available
  • Compensation: $180,000 - $220,000 | Negotiable Depending on Experience | Relocation Assistance Negotiable | Loan Repayment Potential Through the NHSC, IHS, and the State | HPSA - 18
  • Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision for Provider and Family with the Majority Covered by the Employer plus no Deductible | FSA | Life and AD&D | Long Term Disability | 401k with 4% Match of Employee Contribution plus 6% Discretionary Contribution by Employer | 11 Federal Holidays | Vacation and Sick Days
  • Additional Information: We are seeking a motivated, engaged provider interested in providing high-quality evidence-based care for the Native American population in a medical home. | Our physicians have the option to live in Durango, CO and have a 30-minute commute. | Durango provides an excellent quality of life. | We are Colorado's year-round playground with mountain biking, hiking, whitewater rafting in the spring and summer and skiing, dog sledding, and snowboarding in the winter. | We are home to a four-year college, regional medical facility, modern commercial airport, and a wide variety of boutiques, specialty shops, galleries and many diverse restaurants.

Med/Peds
Southern Ute Tribal Health Department (Ignacio, CO)
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Practice Type: Employee
Setting: Community Health / Outpatient
Accepts J1 Visa? No | H1B Visa? No
Requires BE? Yes | BC? Yes
  • FT/PT
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM | 40 Hours | Every Other Friday Off with 9 Hour Shifts During 4 Day Work Week
  • Employed
  • MD/DO
  • New Graduates Welcome
  • Average patients seen: 10 - 11
  • Call Schedule: 1:4 | Phone Only
  • Loan Repayment
  • Relocation Assistance Available
  • Compensation: $180,000 - $220,000 | Negotiable Depending on Experience | Relocation Assistance Negotiable | Loan Repayment Potential Through the NHSC, IHS, and the State | HPSA - 18
  • Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision for Provider and Family with the Majority Covered by the Employer plus no Deductible | FSA | Life and AD&D | Long Term Disability | 401k with 4% Match of Employee Contribution plus 6% Discretionary Contribution by Employer | 11 Federal Holidays | Vacation and Sick Days
  • Additional Information: We are seeking a motivated, engaged provider interested in providing high-quality evidence-based care for the Native American population in a medical home. | Our physicians have the option to live in Durango, CO and have a 30-minute commute. | Durango provides an excellent quality of life. | We are Colorado's year-round playground with mountain biking, hiking, whitewater rafting in the spring and summer and skiing, dog sledding, and snowboarding in the winter. | We are home to a four-year college, regional medical facility, modern commercial airport, and a wide variety of boutiques, specialty shops, galleries and many diverse restaurants.


Southern Ute Tribal Health Department

We are a full medical home for Native Americans of the Four Corners area; providing primary, preventative and specialty services.

Our Mission

Strengthening the circle of wellness by providing progressive, traditionally balanced, compassionate, comprehensive health care to members of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.

The goal of the Tribal Health Department is to be viewed by all tribal members as their medical home, their first choice for primary and preventive health care, and their navigator for all healthcare needs.


Facilities

Southern Ute Tribal Health Department
356 Ouray Drive, Ignacio, CO 81137

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The goal of the Tribal Health Department is to be viewed by all tribal members as their medical home, their first choice for primary and preventive health care, and their navigator for all healthcare needs.

The Tribal Health Department manages tribal funds, federal funds, health insurance collections, and grants to provide health care services to tribal members and health center beneficiaries. Federal and grant funds are used for enrolled tribal members and all other Native American and Alaska Native beneficiaries who receive health-related services.

The Health Center is the Hub for all services provided to Native Americans in the area.  We provide Primary Care through teams comprised of Physicians and Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurse and Medical Assistant. They are supported in the Medical Home Model by a Clinical Pharmacist, Nutritionist, Behavioral Health professionals as well as a Home Health service. In addition to Primary care, Specialists are brought in to provide expertise in such areas as Rheumatology, Nephrology, Endocrinology.

Ignacio, CO

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe is located on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation in Southwest Colorado. The reservation land area covers 1,064 square miles in three counties (La Plata, Archuleta, and Montezuma). Tribal Council headquarters are located in Ignacio, Colorado.

The Ute people are the oldest residents of Colorado, inhabiting the mountains and vast areas of Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Eastern Nevada, Northern New Mexico and Arizona.  According to tribal history handed down from generation to generation, the people lived here since the beginning of time. Our Tribal Chairman and the Southern Ute Tribal Council invite you to visit the Southern Ute Reservation and learn more about our governmentculture, and history.

The Town of Ignacio is situated in a beautiful spot for a wide variety of recreational and businesses opportunities to create an ideal work-play environment. The Town consists of a variety of businesses and residential homes with a unique Southwest Colorado feel. Our businesses range from local family run restaurants, galleries, locally owned and run grocery stores, banking, chiropractic and dental clinics, as well as a wide variety of other goods and services.

We are a tri-ethnic community of about 800 people nestled in the southeast corner of La Plata County along with the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. We are a quick drive to the Navajo Lake State Park, the San Juan Mountains and National Forest, thousands of acres of State/Federal lands, Mesa Verde National Park, and the Four Corners Region.

Durango, CO

With more than 18,000 residents, Durango is the largest town in southwest Colorado. It’s also certainly one of the happiest. Locals are fond of saying that those who choose to live in Durango do so not for fame and fortune, but for the superb quality of life. Durango is the kind of town you daydream about. It’s an authentic Colorado town, with endless opportunities for recreation, a rich history, an exciting future, and countless true stories to tell.

Durango offers a variety of outdoor activities and sightseeing opportunities. Climb aboard the historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad for a leisurely trip through the canyons of southwest Colorado’s San Juan National Forest, or visit one of the area's outdoor playgrounds and enjoy miles of world-class skiing, hiking, and mountain biking trails.

Check out southwestern Colorado’s cosmopolitan side when you experience all of the comforts and attractions that downtown Durango has to offer. Immerse yourself in our town’s vibrant heritage on a walking tour through historic downtown, and savor a gourmet meal at one of the area’s many cafés or restaurants. Take in a show at a Durango theatre or music venue, or feed your creative side at one of Durango’s museums or art galleries.

As our county seat, Durango is a regional hub for commerce. We are home to a four-year college, regional medical facility, modern commercial airport, and a wide variety of boutiques, specialty shops, galleries and many diverse restaurants. We are proud of our three prominent historic districts: Main Avenue Historic District, East Third Avenue Historic Residential District and the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad right-of-way between Durango and Silverton, Colorado. Our mountain scenery and excellent quality of life make it a great place to visit or relocate.


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Carole Veloso
Director

Phone
(970) 563 - 2455
Address
116 Capote Drive, P.O. Box 737 #72
Ignacio, CO  81137

Will Finn, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer

Address
116 Capote Drive, P.O. Box 737 #72
Ignacio, CO  81137

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