UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER | ANSCHUTZ MEDICAL CAMPUS
School of Medicine
Ambulatory Medical Director
DOPsych Diversity Equity Inclusion Information:
The purpose of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee is to hold the Department of Psychiatry’s faculty, staff, and trainees accountable for promoting a culture of inclusive excellence and respect.? We are committed to continuous education, sustaining cultural humility, and action related to DEI topics including systematic review of policies and procedures to ensure they are in alignment with the DOPsych DEI mission and vision.
Nature of Work
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine (SOM), The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Children’s Hospital Colorado invites applications for the position of Medical Director of the Pediatric Mental Health Institute’s (PMHI) Ambulatory Division comprised of our Outpatient and Network of Care services, Partial Hospitalization Service in Networks of Care, and Medical Day Treatment program. The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a vital and growing research and teaching section in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Based at the Anschutz Medical and Research Campus, the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry benefits from affiliation with world class interdisciplinary professional education, research programs and clinical services.
Examples of Work Performed
The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
Reporting to the Pediatric Mental Health Institute’s Medical Director, the Division Medical Director is responsible for and collaborates with other leaders in clinical care, clinic operations, and Quality and Regulatory efforts, to optimize our mental health system by striving to improve our performance on the quadruple aim. The Medical Director is also responsible for supporting training and research within the Institute and Division. The Division Medical Director is responsible for the Associate Medical Directors, Division Psychiatrists, Division APPs.
Clinical Administrative Responsibilities
Works collaboratively with the Patient care service director Program Manager, Division Clinical Director, Associate Clinical Managers, and Associate Medical and Clinical Directors to guide clinical operations within the Division.
Responsible for setting and maintaining clinical and productivity standards for psychiatric/APP practice within the Division.
Authority to resolve disagreements regarding clinical practice
Working with the PMHI Medical Director, responsible for monitoring the practice of psychiatrists and APPs within the Division in regard to Hospital Medical Staff Office, University and CU Medicine, and regulatory (e.g. ongoing trainings, meeting OPPE standards) requirements
Quality and Regulatory Responsibilities
Supports the Intensive Division’s Nursing Manager, Ambulatory, or Consultation Division Program Manager, as appropriate for their Division, in cross-disciplinary quality improvement activities within the Division.
Responsible for guiding quality improvement activities specific to clinical practice.
Responsibility for guiding quality improvement activities specific to the clinical teams and relate quality indicators, such as follow-up with community providers.
As assigned and directed by the Service Line Medical Director and PMHI Director of Clinical Operations, works to address family and patient concerns.
Other Responsibilities/All Faculty Requirements
Responsible for working with Operational and Business leadership of the Institute and Division to meet fiscal responsibilities and goals and to move strategic initiatives forward.
All faculty are expected to support the fiscal and operational goals of their Divisions and PMHI as a whole. Faculty members may be asked to support and provide assistance, as needed to set and measure outcomes of goals within their Division in collaboration with the business leaders.
Works collaboratively with other Division leadership, Training Directors, and in their efforts to provide high-quality clinical training opportunities on clinical services within the Division, with primary responsibility for psychiatry and APP training.
Supports the conduct of high-quality research within the Division.
All faculty are asked to support the design, assessment, and implementation of innovative clinical services within their Divisions and PMHI as a whole.
Contributes the Department’s teaching and scholarship in ways consistent with the expectations of senior University faculty, advancing the standing of the Department.
Maintains eligibility for SOM faculty appointment.
Provides career development mentorship to junior and senior faculty.
Other duties as assigned
Provides direct clinical services in Department programs as determined through consultation with Department Leadership and as needed.
Participates in on call duties
All applicants must apply online to CU Careers: https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers
Applicants must possess a Colorado Medical License, DEA Certificate, Board Certified in Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry.
Senior Instructor: 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications:MD and/or DO
Assistant Professor: 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications:MD and/or DO
Associate Professor: 4-7 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications:MD and/or DO
Professor: 7+ years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications:MD and/or DO
Minimum of three years, five years preferred, of experience in clinical administration in a child and adolescent psychiatric setting.
Eligible for appointment at the Assistant Professor level (eligibility for appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level preferred).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to convene a diverse group of stakeholders and lead a change management process
Skilled in implementing programmatic changes and being able to navigate complex organizations
Skilled in planning, organizing, and directing diversified, multidisciplinary behavioral health programs
Evidence of strong communication skills
Ability to build relationships across the organization and across disciplines
Ability to demonstrate success in leadership, achieving results, executing/driving work, customer service and patient care
History and demonstrated success in engaging and mentoring team members
Demonstrated commitment to multiculturalism and experience with diverse populations.
Salary Offered or Salary Range
MD and/or DO
Senior Instructor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $200,000 to $215,000.
Assistant Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $200,000 to $215,000.
Associate Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $220,000 to $245,000.
Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $250,000 to $300,000.
All applicants must apply online to CU Careers: https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers
Internal Number: 21073
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, one of four campuses in the University of Colorado System, is the major academic medical center in the Rocky Mountain region. The Anschutz Medical Campus is home to the University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado and a new Veterans Affairs Hospital, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive biomedical research and clinical care centers in the western United States. With world-class health sciences research, educational and clinical facilities, the CU School of Medicine has established distinctive and highly productive programs, receiving research awards of more than $350 million per year, including more than $200 million from National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies. The School's total annual clinical and research revenue exceeds $1.2 billion per year.
The University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry has just welcomed their new Department Chair, C. Neill Epperson, MD and is in the process of growing the Department of Psychiatry with new programs and expanding existing programs.
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