Highlands Behavioral Health System is an 86 bed freestanding behavioral health hospital offering psychiatric care for adults and adolescents ages 11 and up.Â Centrally located in Littleton, Highlands is a great facility easily accessible to families throughout the Front Range and just minutes from surrounding communities.Â We are looking for great people who have a passion to help others and want to join a great team of committed individuals who are working together to benefit the lives of our patients and provide the best service possible.Â
The Director is responsible for directing and monitoring the facility-wide quality management, regulatory compliance and risk management programs.Â The Director is accountable for loss control efforts and advising management and administration on areas vulnerable to loss and for making recommendations to minimize exposure, and works with employees and the medical staff to develop and implement loss control/risk management procedures. Â The Director of Risk is responsible for protecting the Hospitalâ€™s assets from loss and reducing risks in the Hospital environment by implementing the T.E.R.M (Ten Elements of Risk Management) Program.
1.Â Â Â Â Knowledge of CMS and patient rights standards, and all federal and state laws/regulations and guidelines relevant to psychiatric hospitals.
2.Â Â Â Â Knowledge of performance improvement principles, practices, planning techniques and goals.
3.Â Â Â Â Knowledge of risk management principles, practices, planning techniques and goals.
4.Â Â Â Â Knowledge of computers and various software.
5.Â Â Â Â Strong analytical interpretation skills.
6.Â Â Â Â Skills in organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines.
7.Â Â Â Â Skill in telephone etiquette and paging procedures.
8.Â Â Â Â Effective oral and written communication skills.
9.Â Â Â Â Ability to communicate effectively with patients and co-workers.
10.Â Ability to adhere to safety policies and procedures.
11.Â Ability to use good judgment and to maintain confidentiality of information.
12.Â Ability to work as a team player.
13.Â Ability to demonstrate tact, resourcefulness, patience and dedication.
14.Â Ability to accept direction and adhere to policies and procedures.
15.Â Ability to recognize the importance of adapting to the various patient age groups (child, adolescent, adult and geriatric.)
16.Â Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
17.Â Ability to meet corporate deadlines.
18.Â Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.