Assistant Clinical Director
Universal Health Services
 Highlands Ranch, CO

We are hiring a for a dynamic Full time Assistant Director of Clinical Services who thrives in a fast paced environment, is highly organized, and exhibits exemplary customer service excellence skills.

Highlands Behavioral Health System is an 86 bed, acute care psychiatric hospital located in Littleton, CO. Highlands features individual units for adolescents, adults, and seniors, and offers inpatient acute care, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programs.

Highlands Behavioral Health System offers comprehensive benefits for the Registered Nurse (RN) position, such as:

Challenging and rewarding work environment

Competitive Compensation

Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan

Generous Paid Time Off

401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan

Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries

The Assistant Director of Clinical Services is responsible for developing unit goals, objectives and Standards of Performance. The Assistant Director of Clinical Services coordinates and implements clinical and program activities; implements trainings to ensure compliance with JCAHO, Title 22, CMS, Patient's Rights and other related agencies and standards which promote optimum health care delivery. The Assistant Director of Clinical Services is responsible for training and task supervision for program therapists, and masters level interns. Assistant Director of Clinical Services will conduct trainings for new-hires in orientation, staff development procedures, and curriculum. Responsible for coordinating services to milieu needs, as well as providing limited therapy to patients.

Job Requirements



Master's Degree in Social Work or related field such as counseling, psychology or related field. Licensure by the State of Colorado (L.C.S.W., LPC or Equivalent)–Previous placement or internship in a psychiatric setting would be helpful, but not required.

A minimum of 2 plus years of experience in the in-patient psychiatric field.

  • Must be able to perform skills of an administrative nature.
  • Must have working knowledge of and control of scheduling, counseling and training of subordinate staff employees.
  • Must possess excellent leadership skills.
  • Must possess the ability to work with a broad range of clinical, administrative, professional and non-professional staff.
  • Must be able to perform assignments with minimal supervision;
  • Must be able to perform concentrated and/or complex mental activity with frequent involvement in complex and/or highly technical situations;
  • Must be able to work successfully under highly stressful conditions;
  • Must be able to make sound, independent judgments based on scientific and/or ethical principles;
  • Must be able to comprehend and perform oral and written instructions and procedures;
  • Must be able to collaborate with other multidisciplinary team members in an appropriate fashion;
  • Must be capable of adapting to varying workloads an work assignments on a constant basis;
  • Must have effective comprehensive reading skills, strong communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Drivers License in order to drive hospital vehicles.