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View open jobs to find your dream job or career. We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits, and a lifestyle that can’t be beaten. If you love biking, boating, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, off-roading, archaeology, great food, and good people – apply now to start enjoying all that Cortez and Montezuma County has to offer.

For details about how to submit an application, or with any other questions you have please contact Heaven Spohn in Human Resources at 970-564-2168.

Please note that medical provider jobs are not listed in the job postings. Please Review our Providers page here.


We strive to create an environment where patients, physicians, team members, and community all feel welcome. Providing high quality, individualized, accessible healthcare is our number one priority. Respect for individuals and their cultures is stressed throughout our organization, both toward the people we serve and those we work with. A positive atmosphere is important as staff, physicians, and volunteers work as a team to provide each patient with care tailored to their specific needs. The culture of the organization is formed around the cores value laid out in our mission, vision and values statements. Our goal is to provide more than just a job for you- see how you can start your career with us!


Our employees enjoy competitive wages along with a generous benefits package. Full and part-time employees are offered medical, dental, prescription drug, and vision insurance. Supplemental insurance is also available to employees and may be paid for through an automatic payroll deduction. A 403-B pension plan and pre-tax flexible spending accounts are available.

We also offer long-term disability and life insurance at no cost to the employee. Employees accrue paid time off [PTO]. An employee assistance program offers employees free counseling, legal advice, and financial consultations. Tuition discounts and other incentives for continuing education and training, including higher education degrees are available.

We offer online education, tuition discounts, and more. Learn more here!

Requirement to Post Machine-readable Files Begins July 1, 2022

The Transparency in Coverage Final Rules (TiC Final Rules) require group health plans and issuers to disclose, on a public website, detailed pricing information in three separate machine-readable files (MRFs). The MRF requirements were originally applicable for plan years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2022, but federal agencies deferred enforcement of the first and second MRFs related to disclosing in-network and out-of-network data until July 1, 2022.

Meritain MFR Information

Questions? Please reach out to:

Amanda Baker

Phone: (970) 564-2164




What happens once I submit my application?
You will receive an email from stating your application has been received.
What does it mean if I do not receive an email?
Your application was not completed in its entirety.  Please log back into your account and review.
I received the email, what can I expect to happen next?
If you meet all requirements for the position(s) you applied for, and if the hiring manager is interested, you will be contacted and asked to schedule an interview. If you do not meet all requirements, you will receive an email stating that we are no longer considering your application for further review.

Southwest Colorado

About the Area

Cortez, Colorado is located in the Four Corners area and offers a small-town atmosphere. Montezuma County is surrounded by three mountain ranges, including Mesa Verde National Park and red rock canyons. Southwest Colorado offers a variety of outdoor activities including fishing, hiking, downhill and cross-country skiing, biking, and golf. The weather here allows us to enjoy all four seasons with plenty of sunshine

Southwest Colorado is home to many historic tourist attractions including Mesa Verde National Park, Canyons of the Ancients, Anasazi Heritage Center, and the Four Corners National Monument. Our location offers many amenities such as a wide range of outdoor recreational activities, city league sporting events, beautiful parks throughout the area, an 18-hole golf course, a recreation center, and more.

Montezuma County offers a true taste of all four seasons. Our high desert climate is ideal for those who enjoy the outdoors. Nearby mountains offer winter skiing as well as hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, rafting, kayaking, and hunting. The valley boasts reservoirs and rivers great for summer recreation. Swimming, fishing, boating, water sports, camping, horseback riding, climbing, and off-road vehicle expeditions are just a few of the many attractions that make the Four Corners area a unique and exciting place to visit and live.

Southwest Colorado borders Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona. Southwest Memorial Hospital serves Montezuma County and its surrounding areas including the native Ute and Navajo people.

Local Resources

City of Cortez

Cortez Chamber of Commerce

Dolores Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center

Mancos Valley Chamber of Commerce

Montezuma-Cortez School District

Dolores School District

Mancos School District


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(970) 565-6666

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1311 North Mildred Road

Cortez, CO 81321



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