Medical Director
Job Details
$57,500.00 - $65,000.00 Salary/year
Up to 25%

Essential Duties

  • Provide consultation and training to all members of the team (clinical team and therapeutic supports)
  • Collaborate with primary treating physicians of individuals supported by START and provide recommendations
  • Consultation to psychiatric hospitals regarding treatment of individuals with IDD and mental or behavioral health needs and provide recommendations
  • Participate in recurring team meetings as necessary and provide recommendations
  • Provide on-site consultation and treatment as needed for individuals receiving therapeutic in-home coaching services. Review health needs, complete assessments, provide recommendations and follow up.
  • Participate in monthly CETs including supporting the Clinical Director with training, multidisciplinary assessment, recommendations and treatment planning.
  • Assist with the collection of MEDS assessment data and analyze the data with the assistance of START team members.
  • Participate in regular START network learning opportunities including quarterly Medical Director Practice Group sessions.



Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Actively communicate with clients, caregivers, families, stakeholders, advocates and providers.
  • Works with clients, families and appropriate community agencies as necessary to facilitate services for staff, stakeholders or clients.
  • Ability to meet/work with staff, stakeholders or clients in a variety of settings.
  • Attends staff, team and department meetings.
  • Attends in-services, staffing and other meetings with supervisors approval. May be appointed to committees.
  • Participates in agency and community planning and education.
  • Develops and maintains records, plans and reports.
  • Lift and/or carry 20 lbs.
  • Sit, stand and walk for reasonable periods of time.
  • Maintains prompt and regular attendance.
  • Performs related work as assigned.
  • Ability to drive personal or company vehicle

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge and experience with individuals with I/DD and psychiatric needs
  • Experience with evidence-based treatment models
  • Experience with providing consultation to other medical professionals
  • Experience in working with multidisciplinary teams
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Knowledge of best practices in adult learning and presentation skills
  • Strong knowledge of importance of data integrity and reporting
  • Cultural humility


Minimum Qualifications

  • M.D./D.O. or APRN with specialty in psychiatry, licensed to practice in the state of Colorado
  • Extensive experience treating individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual English/Spanish



Driving Requirements

  • Valid drivers license
  • Proof of motor vehicle insurance
  • Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work
  • No major violations in the past three years.
  • No more than two moving violations in the past three years
  • Ability to meet and maintain agency driving requirements and operate agency vehicles