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Highlands Behavioral Health in the Denver, CO area is currently recruiting a Chief Medical Officer Psychiatrist to become a critical member of our Physician team.

Position responsibilities
Supervision to other physicians and clinical staff
Program development
Medical Staff and Executive Team committee and meeting participation
Quality improvement initiatives, risk management and service utilization management
Direct patient care activities include initial evaluations; assessments; treatment team leadership and daily/weekly care of patients under assignment; participation in and coordination of call schedule.

Predominant caseload for a CMO would be on the Adolescent inpatient services with an option of working with Partial Hospitalization. Caseload and call are manageable and are well paid for additional efforts.

Competitive base salary
Bonus pay
Additional call compensation
Matching 401k
CME package
Sign-on bonus
Employee stock purchase plan
Paid time off
Health insurance package
Malpractice insurance coverage
Relocation package
Student loan assistance

The qualifications for the position are the minimum requirements needed to be successful in the position. The level of experience and expertise for the job is determined by the current amount of expertise in the unit/department. If training or experience is not required but would be desirable, it is listed as preferred however; persons without preferred background will be considered in the hiring process.

Education, Training & Experience (includes licenses or certifications).
MD/DO degree from an accredited program required
Board certified in Psychiatry required
Active CO license or ability to obtain licensure
Minimum of five years of practice experience
Management experience preferred
Meets all credentialing criteria required by participating physicians

Highlands Behavioral Health System offers programs and services in inpatient and intensive partial programs for children, adolescents and adults with psychiatric and substance abuse issues. Physicians at Highlands work in a collegial, supportive and caring environment with other physicians, multidisciplinary clinical staff and administration offering opportunity for professional and personal growth.
Universal Health Services is one of the largest healthcare management organizations in the nation. Our business strategy is founded on quality healthcare, at affordable cost, partnered with strong physician and community relationships. Consistent growth. Long-term relationships. Excellence. These are the winning attributes that distinguish UHS from the rest.