AdventHealthOutpatient Behavioral Health Medical Director - Denver
Denver, CO

AdventHealth Porter Hospital is seeking an Outpatient Behavioral Health Medical Director to join its team in Denver, Colorado. The Porter Centre for Behavioral Health is a comprehensive, well-regarded program with a diverse and dynamic team and AdventHealth Porter serves as the hub for behavioral health services for AdventHealth Rocky Mountain Region. AdventHealth is a national, not-for-profit, mission-driven hospital system with five acute care facilities in the Denver metro area.

We are seeking a physician who will model and lead excellence in clinical practice, doctor-patient relationships, leadership and professionalism as well as someone who enjoys both direct patient care and growing programs.

90% of the Director’s time will be clinical, 10% is administrative.


  • Board certified/board eligible in Psychiatry

  • Additionally board certified/board eligible in addiction medicine preferred

  • 2-5 years of experience

  • Extensive experience in psychotropic medication management

  • Experience in Medication Assisted Therapy for substance use disorders preferred

  • Experience in leadership preferred

  • Prior experience in collaborating with APPs preferred

  • Ability to work collaboratively with an existing multidisciplinary team to optimize care for patients and support a growing program

  • Desires a collaborative work environment

  • Committed to program growth and a positive and innovative team culture

Incentive/Benefits Package

  • Employed position through AdventHealth Porter Hospital

  • Base compensation: $270,931 productivity and quality bonuses

  • Medical directorship compensation: $28,080

  • Signing bonus: $18,000

  • Relocation assistance: $15,000

  • Comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 403b/457b contribution and match

  • Covered CME time and expenses

  • Outreach opportunities

  • Program development opportunities

About Our Program:

  • A large medication management practice in which the Medical Director sees patients and collaborates with 4-5 APPs

  • Individual psychotherapy, currently provided by four licensed clinicians

  • A TMS practice staffed by a TMS technician and TMS trained psychiatrist

  • 3 Intensive Outpatient Programs: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health and Substance Use

Inpatient Program:

  • 30 adult inpatient psychiatric beds staffed by 4 psychiatrists

  • 14 geriatric inpatient beds staffed by 2 psychiatrists

  • Electric convulsive therapy staffed by 3 psychiatrists

  • An assessment team and Psychiatric Consult / Liaison team that provide services to all 5 area hospital ED’s and medical floors

Community Description

The Denver Metro area is one the healthiest and fastest growing areas in the country. It has great schools, a rising culinary scene, unlimited recreational opportunities and premier arts and cultural events. We are only 60 minutes from some of the best skiing and hiking in the world, and with 300 annual days of sunshine, there’s always something to do. Denver has been voted one of the best cities for singles, one of the best cities to raise a family, and one of the best cities to relocate to in the country. Its climate, highly educated workforce and broad business sector make it the ideal home for energetic minds and bodies.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AH Rocky Mountain

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $50 - $300

  • Location: Denver, CO

  • Job ID: 24014026

  • Job Family: Physician Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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