Regular full-time position (40 hrs/wk) with benefits

The Health District seeks a Medical Director committed to improving community health, to work with staff and the community on designated priority projects, applying knowledge of general medicine, preventive medicine, and community and public health issues to enhance understanding of key health issues; and to design, evaluate, manage, improve, and promote the most effective health services and other interventions for residents of the Health District.

The focus is on assuring the provision of targeted, high-quality, evidence-based health care services.  The Medical Director generally does not provide direct medical care, but provides oversight for clinical services, and is the Director in charge of the Integrated Care Program; the Assessment, Research, and Program Evaluation team; and the Health Promotion program.  The position also leads research and program evaluation activities, and provides medical and public health expertise to a variety of other projects and initiatives.  Positive, productive collaboration with staff, providers, other agencies and organizations, academic leaders, contractors, and community members is essential.

Required:  M. D. or D.O. with license to practice in the State of Colorado; board certified in preventive medicine, family practice, or related specialty; and MPH or MSPH.  Four years of experience as a manager or director in a health or medical setting.

Starting Salary:  $180,000 – $194,000 per year DOQ

The Community:  An hour north of Denver, Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities.  Often rated as one of the best places to live in the U.S., Fort Collins boasts a strong economy, a thriving music and arts scene, and a vibrant historic downtown with numerous dining establishments.  An outstanding local school system and many youth recreation opportunities make the area ideal for raising a family.  Nearby are national forests, the ‘wild and scenic’ Cache La Poudre River, and Rocky Mountain National Park, which are prime locations for hiking, camping, fishing, and whitewater rafting.  Fort Collins is known as a bike-friendly community, with miles of trails; and the area has multiple open spaces to explore.

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