Internal Medicine Physician Opening Close to Denver

Physician: Internal Medicine
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9904
Verified Date:09/14/2021
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:Yes
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • 1:3 practice call
  • There is a hospitalist program that the incoming physician can participate in if preferred


Compensation Details

  • Sign-on bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • Student loan repayment

Community Details

  • Enjoy living in a hometown environment with easy access to metro areas such as Denver and Fort Collins, as well as the gateway to The Rocky Mountains!
  • The nearby Rocky Mountains are world-renowned for their gold-medal fly fishing and winter sports. Prime hunting areas for deer, antelope, pheasant, turkey, grouse, quail, duck, and geese are plentiful around Fort Morgan. 
  • Pawnee Buttes National Grasslands, a 30-minute drive north, is a hiker's and photographer's paradise, and Jackson State Park and Reservoir offers boating, water skiing and fishing. 

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Internal Medicine Salaries In Denver . Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market. 4 beds 3 baths 4,069 sqft Instantly appealing! Sun-filled, warm & built of solid construction. Many extras & built-ins! Home with a large kitchen w/a brkfst bar, island & super walk-in pantry. Beautiful family room w/gas fireplace.  This home can be yours for $430,000

The Community.  Fort Morgan has thrived on the eastern plains of Colorado since it was established in 1884. The city now serves as the commercial and retail hub of Northeastern Colorado, offering a multitude of cultural and educational resources. 

The Employer.  Is a 50-bed, acute care facility that provides medical services to the people of Morgan County and surrounding areas. A healthcare leader in the community, the hospital offers a host of services including: a Level III Trauma Center, 24-hour emergency department, obstetrics & women services, dietary, home health, a 24-hour laboratory, and a wide spectrum of occupational, physical, cardiac, and sports therapies and rehabilitation. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 75 miles: Denver, CO (DEN / KDEN) Denver International Airport
  • 106 miles: Cheyenne, WY (CYS / KCYS) Cheyenne Regional Airport
  • 127 miles: Scottsbluff, NE (BFF / KBFF) Western Nebraska Regional Airport
  • 157 miles: Colorado Springs, CO (COS / KCOS) Colorado Springs Airport
  • 169 miles: Laramie, WY (LAR / KLAR) Laramie Regional Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 66 miles to Aurora, CO
  • 72 miles to Denver, CO
  • 112 miles to Colorado Springs, CO
  • 378 miles to Lincoln, NE
  • 384 miles to Wichita, KS

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 37 miles: Akron, CO (AKO / KAKO) Colorado Plains Regional Airport
  • 49 miles: Sterling, CO (STK / KSTK) Sterling Municipal Airport
  • 51 miles: Greeley, CO (RYE) Weld County Municipal
  • 53 miles: Greeley, CO (GXY / KGXY) Greeley-Weld County Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $148,788
  • City Cost of Living Index - 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 102.3

Colleges and Universities:

  • University of Northern Colorado (about 49 miles; Greeley, CO; Full-time enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 53 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 65 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • Front Range Community College (about 70 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 72 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)


  • White 47.7%
  • Hispanic 44.3%
  • Black alone 6.2%
  • Asian 1.0%
  • Two or more races 0.7%
  • American Indian 0.3%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.63%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 2.9%
  • County Tax Rate - 4.54%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.6%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)


  • City of Fort Morgan Parks & Recreation
  • Quail Dunes
  • Lloyd Cox Cutting Horses

Arts & Culture:

  • Fort Morgan Arts & Culture Nonprofits and Charities
  • School For The Performing Arts
  • The Morgan County Chorale 



Sports for the Spectator:

  • Denver Nuggets basketball
  • Denver Broncos football
  • Colorado Rockies baseball

Sports for the Participant:

  • Fort Morgan Mustangs Sports
  • Fort Morgan Gladiators Boxing
  • Fort Morgan YMCA


  • Greely Shopping Center
  • University Center
  • 16th Street Mall
  • Denver Pavilions

Top Five things to do:

  1. Fort Morgan Museum 
  2. Rainbow Bridge 
  3. Quail Dunes Golf Course 
  4. Skydive Empire 
  5. Sherman Street National Historic District