MD/DO Site Medical Lead

  • Basalt, CO
  • Full-time

Company Description

Your career, your legacy, your adventure

Mountain Family Health Centers (MFHC) are in Glenwood Springs, Basalt, Rifle, and Edwards Colorado. Each community health center is as unique as the town in which it is located, but all share the same mission:

“To provide high quality, integrated primary, behavioral, and dental health care in the communities we serve, with special consideration for the medically underserved, regardless of ability to pay.”

The career opportunities at Mountain Family brings with it the chance to work with an amazing team of professionals and be a part of a team who helps serve a rapidly growing patient population.   

 We are a strong and rapidly growing Community Health Center located in the beautiful Colorado Mountains, with strong schools, abundant outdoor activities, and vibrant communities. We provide integrated medical-dental-behavioral health care, with 4 clinics, 15,000 patients served annually, $14M annual operating budget, and 120 staff. We are recognized as a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home by the National Committee on Quality Assurance

You get to grow as a professional and develop the skills pertinent to meeting the needs of employees and patients. You will work with an experienced leadership team with multiple state and national awards for healthcare innovation. But most important, YOUR career will be about making a difference while living in paradise!!! 

Job Description

The Site Medical Lead at the direction of the Chief Medical Officer is responsible for the ongoing development, growth and oversight/authority of site medical operations in collaboration with the clinic manager. They are responsible for promoting the MFHC strategic plan through high standards of practice, development of policies, protocols and practice guidelines, participating in rigorous performance improvement monitoring, and staff education. This position participates in clinical and administrative decision-making with special attention paid to the pursuit of the IHI Triple Aim of improved patient outcomes, enhanced population health and controlling cost.                                               


Education or Formal Training & Experience:  

a. Licensed MD, DO

b. MD’s must be Board Certified in Primary Care Medicine.

c. Valid medical license/DEA registration in the jurisdiction of the facilities.

d. 3 years experience in caring for underserved populations. 

e. ACLS certification.

f. Electronic Medical Record competency and proficiency

g. Effective interpersonal skills and an understanding of the interdependent roles of various allied health professions. 

h. Bilingual fluency in Spanish strongly preferred

i. 1-3 years of leadership experience preferred


Knowledge, Skill & Ability: 

a. Essential to have ability to lift, carry, push and pull up to 35 pounds. 

b. Essential to have ability to use routine office equipment such as computer and telephone.

c. Essential to have ability to stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, twist and reach.

d. Essential to have ability to hear routine conversations.

e. Essential to have ability to comprehend both oral and written communications.

f. Ability to establish and maintain courteous working relationships with patients, staff team members, insurance entities and others  

g. Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

h. Ability to attend meetings outside of the service area.

i. Ability to work flexible hours to meet job requirements.

Physical Requirements and Workplace Environment: 

a. Requires periods of standing and walking.

b. Requires long periods of time sitting while on the telephone and/or doing computer work.

c. Requires sufficient near vision to be able to read documents and computer screen.

d. Must pass a criminal background check

e. Annual Flu vaccine required. Employer will provide

f. Obtain 2 step PPD for tuberculosis (annually if provider). Employer will provide 

g. Obtain vaccine records for MMR, Varicella, T-DaP and Hep B. Employer will provide

h. OSHA Classification is Category I: All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissue, or a potential for spills or splashes of these fluids.   

i. HIPAA Classification: Unrestricted Access: A workforce member with unrestricted access will have full access to patient’s protected health information, including the patient’s entire medical record, for patient care purposes.  

Additional Information

This is a 1.0 FTE position 

Hiring range is $146,000 - $172,000 depending on years experience plus $14,000 for rounding

Benefits include Employer paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance. Matching 403B plan after 1 year. Other Benefits include:

  • Relocation
  • Opportunity for loan repayment through NHSC and/or CHSC
  • Continuing Education
  • EAP
  • PTO accrual up to 240 hours
  • Much more

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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