Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Highlands Behavioral Health System is an 86 bed freestanding behavioral health hospital offering psychiatric care for adults and adolescents. Centrally located in Littleton, the facility is easily accessible to families throughout the Front Range and just minutes from surrounding communities.
The Nurse Practitioner provides direct client care, including assessing, diagnosing, planning, and prescribing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment of health problems, health promotion and preventive care within this specialized area of practice. In addition to direct practice, the sub-roles of the Nurse Practitioner role include education, research, and consultation. The Nurse Practitioner is involved in practice activities with the goal of improving the quality of care in both the outpatient and inpatient setting.