Licensing Coordinator in Carlsbad, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 12/21/2021

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Job Description


Our Team:

The Comprehensive Treatment Center Division is part of Acadia Healthcare, the nation's leading provider of treatment and educational programs for individuals who are struggling with behavioral health and chemical dependency. The CTC Division provides clinically sound, research-based treatment options at 141 facilities conveniently located throughout the United States.

Position Summary:

Acadia Healthcare’s Comprehensive Treatment Center Division is seeking a Licensing Coordinator to join its team. The primary duty of the Licensing Coordinator is to assist the Senior Licensing Analyst in the management of the various licensing components for the Division. The Licensing Coordinator will maintain current licensure for programs including State, DEA/CSOS, Board of Pharmacy, SAMHSA, CLIA and local licensure, partner with programs to prepare the proper documentation for submission to meet the deadlines required for new and renewal licensure, and assist programs in preparing for site surveys and track audit results.


  • 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 Responsibilities as a Licensing Coordinator: 

  • Coordinate with program directors and various internal departments to obtain current information for licensure submittals.
  • Assist with license renewals, including DEA, State, SAMHSA, Board of Pharmacy, and CLIA renewals.
  • Assist with the researching and preparing of new license applications for de novo projects.
  • Assist with required applications and/or documentation for facility renovations, relocations, & de novo projects.
  • Assist treatment programs in preparation for various site surveys and audits.
  • Research and communicate licensing requirements/regulations to internal business teams.
  • Prepare and maintain POA documents, including the updating of POAs to reflect changes.
  • Prepare and administer routine correspondence, memoranda, and licensing documentation to ensure timely and coordinated submittal.
  • Adapt and manage any new tasks or responsibilities needed for the department.

Job Requirements

Your Skills and Qualifications as a Licensing Coordinator:

  • Bachelor's degree (preferred)
  • 1-3 years healthcare licensing and/or credentialing experience
  • Ability to research, understand and apply healthcare licensing rules and regulations.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Experience in licensing database programs preferred.
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills are essential.
  • Ability to multi-task is a must.