CEO Highlands Behavioral Health System
UHS of Delaware Inc. - Corporate Office - Littleton, CO

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Highlands Behavioral
Health System is a subsidiary of Universal Health
Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest and most respected
healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries
acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory
centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more
than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or
purchase healthcare properties in rapidly growing markets and create
a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost
control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a
service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Chief Executive Officer Highlands Behavioral
Health System

Highlands Behavioral Health System is an 86 bed
freestanding behavioral health hospital offering psychiatric care for
adults and adolescents. Centrally located in Littleton, CO. Our
clinical services are delivered by qualified mental health
professionals and each patient is given a no-cost comprehensive
evaluation as part of the admission process. Once a patient is
admitted to Highlands Behavioral Health System, an interdisciplinary
team creates an individualized treatment program that includes acute
care treatment, solution-focused treatment, and comprehensive
discharge planning.

Highlands Behavioral Health System strives to
provide a level of excellence in behavioral healthcare services that
prompts patients to recommend our facility to families and friends;
that physicians prefer when making choices for their patients; that
purchasers preferentially select for their clients; and an
environment of care and quality of which our employees are proud.

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The successful experienced Chief

Executive Officer will:
Achieve budgeted financial objectives.

Increase revenues and income before inter-company allocations,
maintain or decrease the effective bad debt rate, achieve the margin
percentage, and implement operating cost controls in the areas of
staffing, supplies, purchased services, etc.

Focus on census building efforts and strategic

Recruit physicians in targeted
specialty areas, coordinate medical staff participation in new
hospital ventures and targets and develop new areas of medical care
to offer at the hospital.

Supervise the development of more
comprehensive outpatient care and ambulatory

Develop positive relationships
with local industry, local government, potential key health care
providers, and the general public.

Interact and communicate with HUS
Corporate Office and Vice Presidents. Ensure the timely
submission of month-end financial and operational reviews, contribute
to the development of and participation in corporate-wide strategic
planning efforts and maintains good communication with the corporate
office in areas where periodic reporting of results is

Ensure that hospital employees respond promptly to corporate
requests for information. Communicate circumstances and events
of operations to supervisor and other appropriate people to keep all


Requirements for this position

Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree is

Currently working as a behavioral
executive, i.e CEO at a Behavioral Health facility or as a Director
of a large acute care facility with a large
multi-unit psych department.

A working knowledge of behavioral health
management practices and clinical operations.

An advanced knowledge of state and federal
regulatory and various accreditation requirements related to
behavioral health management.

Working knowledge of operations and financial
management and marketing methods.

Ability to travel a minimum of 10% of the

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