Welcome to Colorado Provider Recruitment

We are committed to connecting you with a community whose unique character best suits your personal and professional needs.

News and Upcoming Events: 

The Colorado Health Service Corps and Rural Essential Access Provider Loan Repayment provider application cycles will re-open in March next year! Encourage your primary care providers to apply to be considered for $30,000 – $90,000 in exchange for a two or three year commitment at your clinic.   You must be a registered, approved site for the program your providers apply to. To ensure you are registered, or to initiate the registration process visit this link. You can also contact Ashley with questions! 

CPR For Employers

Thank you for your interest in working with us! As Colorado’s leading non-profit recruitment service for rural and urban underserved areas, Colorado Provider Recruitment (CPR) is locally based and has long-standing relationships with hospitals and clinics throughout the state.

CPR supports employers, like you, in finding the ideal healthcare provider for your open position. Our staff works with providers looking for a rural experience. We understand rural life is not for everyone and that lifestyle is as important as a clinical match.

Why work with CPR?

  • CPR visits the Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residencies as well as the Advanced Practice Nurse, Physician Assistant and Dental programs in Colorado annually to provide information about opportunities to work in rural Colorado, loan repayment options and to sign up to work with CPR.
  • CPR exhibits at national and local healthcare conferences and job fairs. Our job postings reach candidates nationwide through online and print media.
  • CPR is the exclusive 3RNet member of Colorado; 3RNet is the nation’s premier rural provider recruitment association.
  • We offer affordable placement fees and waive the initial contracting fee for Colorado Rural Health Center members.
  • CPR will provide you with qualified candidates interested in your unique community and job opportunity.

Its easy to get started! Contact us at cpr@coruralhealth.org / 303-832-7493, or review and submit a completed contract. Once we have a signed contact, we can get started recruiting right away by having you complete our Medical, or Dental Job Opportunity Forms. CPR will build a detailed job description highlighting your position and community. We will disseminate your job description to candidates registered with our program who match your criteria. Information is also advertised in the above mentioned mediums.

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Throughout recruitment, CPR provides you with additional information or assistance, as needed, including development of a recruitment and retention plan, evaluation of loan repayment eligibility, regional salary statistics, J-1 Visa waiver program regulations and much more.

We look forward to supporting you in your health care provider search!

Providers We Work With

Are you looking to fill a vacancy? Colorado Provider Recruitment works with the following healthcare providers:

• Certified Nurse Midwife
• Dental Hygienists
• Dentists
• Emergency Medicine Physicians
• Family Physicians
• General Surgeons
• IM/Ped

• Internal Medicine Physicians
• Medical Directors
• Nurse Practitioners
• OB/GYN
• Pediatricians
• Physician Assistants

Employers We Work With

Interested in working with Colorado Provider Recruitment (CPR) for your recruitment needs?  CPR provides recruitment and retention services for:

• Rural Hospitals

• Rural Clinics

• Urban Safety-Net Clinics

Colorado Loan Repayment Programs

Colorado is excited to offer loan repayment programs for eligible healthcare providers! These programs are available for your clinic to be a part of at no cost if you meet the eligibility requirements.  They offer an additional, valuable incentive for providers to work at your clinic, and they can help retain your current health care providers!  Read on to learn about eligibility requirements and how to apply to be an approved loan repayment site. Colorado provides the following loan repayment options:

National Health Service Corps (NHSC)

Federal loan repayment program, administered by Health Resources and Services Administration through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, offering up to $50,000 for a full time, two-year service commitment. To learn more or apply, please visit http://nhsc.hrsa.gov.

Nurse Corps

Federal loan repayment program, administered by Health Resources and Services Administration through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, offering up to %60 percent of the total unpaid loan amount for a full time, two-year service commitment. To learn more or apply, click here.

Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC)

State loan repayment program, administered by Colorado’s Primary Care Office, offering up to $90,000 for a full-time, three-year service commitment. To learn more or apply, please visit www.coloradohealthservicecorps.org.

Rural Essential Access Provider (REAP) program

State loan repayment program, administered by Colorado’s Primary Care Office, offering up to $30,000 for a full-time, two-year service commitment. To learn more or apply, please visit this link: REAP

For a complete list of loan repayment options, download the following guide:

Loan Repayment Grid

Recruitment & Retention Educational Resources

Recruitment Manual

“The Healthcare Employer’s Manual for Recruitment and Retention” is now available! This manual was developed to serve as a reference for staff at rural facilities whose job description includes the very important task of recruitment. Our hope is that the manual will provide valuable insight on the steps and processes it takes to recruit a provider and retain them in your clinic or hospital for the long-term. Some topics of interest included in the manual are:

  • Establishing a candidate pool
  • Prescreening candidates
  • Interview process
  • Making an offer
  • Negotiations
  • Credentialing
  • Onboarding
  • Plus numerous resources and templates

The manual is available to members of CRHC free of charge. If you are interested in receiving this manual, please contact cpr@coruralhealth.org. If you are interesting in having an in-person tutorial of the manual with CRHC’s workforce staff, please inquire.

Recruitment Video Services

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Profile your organization and community in order to attract the most dynamic, qualified candidates to fill your employment openings! A video can provide a particularly effective look into what makes your community so special. We produce videos for members and nonmembers alike. Read more 

J-1 Visa Waiver Program

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International Medical Graduates (IMGs) comprise a large percentage of the pool of physicians available and are a great resource for filling a vacancy in a rural community. Colorado supports the J-1 Visa waiver program by allowing up to 30 J-1 Visa physicians to practice in rural or urban underserved communities across the state. Colorado’s Primary Care office will walk you through the process of employing a J-1 Visa physician. To find out more general information about the J-1 Visa waiver program in Colorado, click here.

Find a Provider

CPR will provide you with qualified candidates interested in your unique community and job opportunity. Find a provider for your open position by choosing one of the Job Opportunity forms below:

Medical Job Opportunity Form            Dental Job Opportunity Form