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Admissions Director Training Program in Franklin, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Franklin, TN
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


Admissions Director Training Program

***Positions Available Nationwide. Relocation Required***

As one of the country’s leaders in behavioral health treatment, Acadia Healthcare places a strong emphasis on our admissions & intake functions to allow us to help every possible person in need of treatment. To this end, Acadia Healthcare has an Admissions Director Training Program in Nashville, Tennessee. Graduates of this program will have guaranteed placement as an Admissions Director at one of Acadia’s 300 facilities in the U.S. This is a great opportunity to work for an established company that provides opportunities based on individual merit & performance, and holds itself to the highest standards of quality treatment for the men & women we serve.

Who Should Apply: Existing Admissions Directors or experienced Team Leads / Admissions Staff with previous supervisory experience as part of a behavioral health treatment program or addiction rehab center admissions team is required. The program is built to be a “finishing school”, so if you don’t have these existing

Job Requirements

, you might be great to be part of an admissions team, but not the right fit for this program.


How it Works:

1) The Application Process: Candidates apply through this job posting. Resumes will be screened, with phone interviews following.

2) Spend 30-60 days in Nashville and at various facilities – members of the training program will receive a full salary, housing stipend, and travel stipend, and will spend 60 days in training. This will primarily be a weekday program with occasional weekend travel home as approved by the VP overseeing training

3) The Program is 60 days in length and comprehensively covers sales training, call & operations management, insurance & UR processes, systems & data management, and team development skills.

4) Graduation & Placement: After 60 days, if you have shown the aptitude to “graduate” the program, you will be guaranteed placement as an Admissions Director at an Acadia facility. Given the wide geographic footprint of the company across 38 states, graduates will be allowed one “veto” if they do not wish to be the Director at one particular facility.

  • 2 years’ minimum experience in an admissions type role in behavioral health and or addiction treatment. Current Directors or Team Leads highly preferred.
  • 1+ year supervisory experience required, in admissions or other role.
  • Salesforce experience preferred
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s in healthcare or administration preferred. Greatest premium will be placed on ambition, drive, and a willingness to learn. We welcome any candidate with a Bachelor’s degree and these qualities.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's

Required Experience:

  • Sales: 1 year
  • Management: 1 year
  • Admissions: 2 years