However you look at it, living in Western Colorado is an appealing proposition. While each of our locales is unique in its style and benefits, all share incredible Colorado scenery, unmatched outdoor recreation and a comfortable western lifestyle.
You’ll experience the best of all four seasons in our dry, temperate climate. There are warm summer days, perfect for rafting, fishing and farmer’s markets with Western Slope world famous fruits and produce. Hunters and hikers love the crisp autumn weather. Yes, you’ll find snow in the winter, and some of the finest skiing and winter recreation areas in the world in which to enjoy it. The cycle begins again in the spring as locals return to their favorite venues.
A growing population driven by tourism, energy, agriculture and yes, health care, makes this a vibrant business environment. With clean air, open spaces, low crime rates and a dedication to education, our Western Slope communities are friendly to families as well as business.
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It’s hard to imagine more year ’round recreation than you’ll find in Western Colorado. Camping, boating, winery tours, golf, skiing, music festivals, mountain biking, a vibrant arts & culinary scene and much, much more mean that life here is full, and fun.
We couldn’t have said it any better. And if you like hot springs soaking, caving, paragliding and extreme roller coasters perched on cliffs, you’ll agree. There is much more to see and learn about Colorado’s Western Slope. Come for a visit and you’ll see why we love living and working here.
Our 400+ employee base is passionate, talented and diverse. As our most valuable asset, Mind Springs Health and West Springs Hospital pay close attention to what our people say. Besides an open door policy, company-wide town hall meetings with our staff and on-going opportunity to question, comment and/or receive feedback, our organization also regularly officially surveys the workforce on employment and culture at the organization.
72% of all employees, both full and part time, with clinical, administrative & managerial staff participating, responded to the survey.
In general, the loyalty and commitment of our employees is impressive, as is their satisfaction with their careers here.
We continue to use these results to ensure that our compensation is market-competitive or better, and that each of our employees has the tools, communication and backing of our organization to serve our clients to the highest degree. Below are some highlights from the survey.
“Helping others to move forward in recovery.”
“The respect given by supervisors and co-workers.”
“Genuine compassion for our clients from leadership and employees. Leadership truly cares about others and their wellbeing.”
“The positive response I have seen when I get things done. I feel like I matter.”
“I love the vibrancy of the organization and the support of new ideas. I love the communication of senior management.”
“I am very satisfied with the diverse nature of the work I do and the clients I work with.”
“I truly enjoy providing services to my clients and working with the team in my office. Everyone on my team is caring and invested in their work, and my supervisor is incredibly supportive.”