Associate Director, Quality and Compliance in Newport Beach, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/13/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Our Team:

We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to create a world-class organization that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of speciality behavioral health and addiction disorders. Acadia Healthcare is headquartered in Franklin, TN and is a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services in the nation. Our organization values input from employees and fosters collaboration to create a team oriented service delivery system. 

We are currently seeking a full-time Associate Director, Quality and Compliance for our mid-west and western facilities. Position can be located in the footprint but must be able to travel to each facility within our western region. Ideally this candidate will reside in the Newport Beach area of CA.

Our Benefits: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

Your Job as an Associate Director of Quality and Compliance: 

The Associate Director, Quality and Compliance is responsible for assisting in the facilitation of compliance with state and federal laws and regulations, and as such, will be responsible for providing guidance and advice on all aspects of policy development, clinical protocols, critical incident reporting, regulatory submissions, certifications and on-going regulatory compliance. Looking for qualified professional with experience in behavioral health and recovery field. We are looking for a self-motivated professional with strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail. 

Your Responsibilities as an Associate Director of Quality and Compliance: 

  • Provide Regulatory and Compliance Support
  • Quality Review process to assess quality, safety, regulatory and accreditation readiness
  • Documentation Reviews
  • Campus wide Health and Safety Tours and Inspections
  • Support in onboarding and training new staff on compliance related areas
  • Support with incident and clinical issues

Your Skills and

Job Requirements

as an Associate Director of Quality and Compliance: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or a related field, required.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in psychiatric healthcare and/or substance abuse operations, preferably at the administrative/leadership level
  • Certification in the area of substance abuse, RN/LPN, compliance, or other healthcare related area; preferred.
  • Experience in residential, eating disorders, and/or substance abuse treatment.
  • Knowledge of state  and/or federal regulations as it relates to these fields
  • Knowledge of the CMS, CARF and TRICARE standards and regulations.
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission regulations. 
  • Experience in conducting complex compliance investigations.
  • Ability to work professionally with sensitive, proprietary data & information while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Self-started, and ability to work independently. At times may work remote but must have secure office space available. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively and professionally with individuals at all levels; both internal and external.
  • Exercises sound judgment in responding to inquiries; understands when to route inquiries to next level.
  • Customer Service and professional is a must
  • Ability to travel up to 60%
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office; especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.