Chief Executive Officer (Facility)

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2 weeks ago(7/16/2021 10:21 AM)


Company Summary

If you are searching for a fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to make a difference in helping others, then keep reading on. Here at AAC, we have a progressive culture; we listen to your ideas, value a work/life balance, invest in education, and we foster trust and respect for all individuals. Our exceptional comp and strong benefits include company matching 401K, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We are looking for our future leaders, who are not only going to fill the qualifications for this job description, but who are going to exceed expectations. Be a part of a team whose mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.


Job Summary

The Facility CEO is responsible for the overall daily operations of the facility, including strategic direction and the overall clinical, medical, administrative operations, management of the facility, and may provide oversight to more than one facility.  This position is a role model for the “I CARE” values and embraces “Believable Hope”.   


Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Participates in ongoing supervision of clients and insures that their needs are meet 
  • Assists with preparation of annual budget and prepares an operating business plan.
  • Insures compliance to accreditation standards and requirements, as well as any federal, state, or local certifying and licensure bodies.
  • Ensures staff in services and training programs are implemented and followed.
  • Participates in establishment of structures, bylaws, policies and procedures that allow the professional staff to effectively carry out duties and functions.
  • Facilitates daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual meetings as required or scheduled.
  • Participates in treatment program changes and developments, meets and confers with clinical team, Physicians and standing committees to formulate treatment policies and management of resources.
  • Participates in ongoing supervision of clients and insures that their needs are met.
  • Ensures the referral source management process is delivered accurately and timely. Communicate with business development team as necessary.
  • Serves as liaison with medical and psychiatric consultants. Ensure quality medical care is being rendered.
  • Participates in public relations efforts and state/national professional organizations.
  • Partners and communicates with call center daily to ensure admission process is managed effectively and accurately.
  • Develops facility master staffing guide in conjunction with Chief Operating Officer.
  • Develops cost containment ideas for facility.
  • Approves all expenditures for facility departments as outlined in annual budget.
  • Partners with Human Resource department to review and approve facility job descriptions and ensure timely performance evaluations on staff.
  • Sit on interview panel for prospective employees.
  • Review all incident reports weekly to assess risk management.
  • Develops, implements, documents and participates in performance improvement program.
  • Provides direct supervision through use of performance competency process and scheduled supervision.
  • Responsible and accountable for managing direct reports.
  • Preparation and presentation of performance evaluations.
  • Provides objective feedback to employees.
  • Makes appropriate compensation recommendations, if applicable.
  • Provides appropriate training for department and hold staff accountable for attending required training.
  • Holds interviews for vacant positions and makes appropriately selects candidates to fill open positions.
  • Responsible for recommending and ensuring regulatory staffing patterns & managing annual budget.
  • Monitors adherence to company and department policies, procedures and practices.
  • Creates and supports a positive, professional, team-oriented, harassment free work environment by understanding and complying with the company’s policies.



  • Master’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must possess an understanding of the nature of the disease concept and recovery that has been demonstrated through progressively increased responsibilities in the healthcare industry.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a behavioral healthcare field.
  • Minimum of 5 years in a supervisory role and demonstrated abilities to mentor and develop staff.
  • Ability to read and interpret written information; write clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Physical Requirements

“AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws”


  • Ability to sit, use hands and fingers, talk or hear, and smell continually.  Ability to stand, walk and reach frequently. Ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch occasionally.
  • Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Close vision required to see computer monitor, read documents, and operate copy and fax machine.  Distance vision required to drive an automobile, if driving is a requirement of the job.
  • Work environment is indoors and climate controlled.  Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
  • Moderate noise levels as found in a business office with computer printers, households with TVs and dishwashers, and driving light traffic.

Certificates and Licenses:

  • CPR Certification

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Provides leadership and direction to managers and staff on daily basis.

American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer.  American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.


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