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Psychiatry Medical Director Near Denver, CO

Company: Lifepoint Health
Location: Englewood
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Denver Springs Behavioral Health Hospital located in Englewood, CO (10 miles from Denver), is seeking BC/BE Psychiatrist for a Medical Director position at their 96-bed behavioral health hospital. This position will have a Monday Friday schedule and share in the call rotation. All Psychiatry subspecialties are welcome to apply. Practice with a highly engaged team to provide high quality care to our growing community. Position DetailsLeadership:

  • Assumes oversight of the medical staff of the hospital. Participates in the recruitment, retention, and development of all staff members in this area. Ensures adherence to the Medical Staff Bylaws by all members of the hospital s medical staff.
  • Actively participates and provides leadership in the peer review process including OPPE / FPPE activities.
  • Chairs the Medical Executive Committee and participates as an active member of the Hospital Board of Governors.
  • In collaboration with the CEO and other Senior Leadership, ensures the successful implementation of the Hospital s strategic plan.Clinical:
    • Oversees the quality of care delivered to his/her patients.
    • Assesses clinical appropriateness for admission and collaborates with Assessment and Referral regarding potential admissions.
    • Performs psychiatric assessments for individuals under his/her care.
    • Completes documentation necessary to address patients hospitalized under civil commitment statutes.
    • Provides individual therapy, family therapy and/or medication management as needed for patients under his/her care. Appropriately requests consultation when indicated. Provides psychiatric consultation when requested.
    • Maintains patient confidentiality and complies with all HIPAA standards.
    • Completes all documentation requirements legibly and within timeframes established by Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules and Regulations.
    • Demonstrates appropriate medication administration and ensures that documentation regarding medications complies with facility and regulatory standards.
    • Complies with all Seclusion and Restraint requirements.

Keywords: Lifepoint Health, Denver , Psychiatry Medical Director Near Denver, CO, Executive , Englewood, Colorado

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