Psychiatric Medical Director
Eating Recovery Center
Position: Psychiatric Medical Director
Location: Denver, Colorado (On-Site) at our Eating Disorder Willow location
Address: 8199 East 1st Ave Denver, CO 80230
The Medical Director at ERC Pathlight is responsible for ensuring the efficient and responsible day-to-day management of operations. This role works collaboratively with the executive team, management, and staff to maintain and improve the quality of medical and clinical services.
- Supervise and oversee medical and clinical programs through subordinate managers and staff physicians.
- Provide direction and evaluation of hospital medical and clinical services.
- Directly manage a team of physicians and psychiatrists, whether employed or contracted.
- Carry a full case load, actively participating in patient care (not purely administrative).
- Manage a case load of 18-21 patients in an Inpatient (IP), Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), or Residential (RES) setting.
- Participate in staffing meetings to discuss patient care and progress.
- Gather and document patient medical history and progress.
- Attend to patients admitted for treatment.
- Administer or prescribe treatments and medications as required.
- Demonstrated leadership qualities within an organizational context.
- Inspiring leadership skills with the creativity and vision to motivate staff and drive the Center toward fulfilling its mission and vision.
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements, including Joint Commission standards.
- Proficiency in planning, directing, delegating, and supervising a diverse workforce of professional and support personnel.
- Experience in the treatment and management of eating disorders.
Education and Experience:
- Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree.
- Completion of a psychiatric residency program from an accredited medical school, with a child and adolescent fellowship required if applying for a position in a Child and Adolescent (C&A) facility.
- Board eligibility in the appropriate specialty (board certification preferred).
- Minimum of 5 years of experience as a practicing Psychiatrist, required.
- Prior experience as a Medical Director is preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:
- Must be licensed to practice medicine in the state of employment or state of assignment.
- Completion and maintenance of clinical competency standards.
Our Physician Benefits Package:
- Competitive Salary: Commensurate with experience, starting at approximately $289,000.
- Comprehensive Benefits: Eligibility begins on the first day of the month following hire.
- Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life Insurance: Providing essential coverage for you and your family.
- Generous Paid Time Off: Accumulate up to 24 days of leave plus an additional 3 Holidays.
- 401(K) Retirement Plan: Enjoy the benefits of our company match program.
- Flexible Spending Account Program: Tailor your benefits to your unique needs.
- Access to IAEDP™ Approved Supervisors: Enhance your professional development.
- Professional Conferences and Membership Dues: Support for your continuous learning and growth.
- Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance: Assisting you during life's important moments.
- Medical Licensure and Full-Service Credentialing: Streamlined processes to ensure you're ready to practice.
- Relocation Packages: Including temporary housing and funds for those relocating to the area.
- Continuing Education Compensation and Time Off: Encouraging ongoing learning and professional development.
Our benefits package is designed to provide a competitive and comprehensive support system for our physicians, addressing both financial and personal needs to help you thrive in your role and life