CEO Chief Executive Officer Acute Psych Hospital Southcoast in Dartmouth, MA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview

Looking to make a difference? Southcoast Behavioral Health is searching for an energetic and enthusiastic Chief Executive Officer 'CEO' to lead our Acute Psych Behavioral Healthcare Hospital. 

How We Help

Conveniently located in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, Southcoast Behavioral Health is a 120-bed psychiatric hospital that provides inpatient treatment for people with mental health diagnoses.

At Southcoast, we seek to invest in each patient’s individual capacity for healing and growth and we are proud to provide quality services to people in need of inpatient mental healthcare. If you or one of your loved ones is struggling with a mental health diagnosis, please feel free to contact us. We would be happy to speak with you to determine if Southcoast Behavioral Health is the place for you or your loved one to finally begin the journey towards improved health.

Your Impact 

Improving the lives we touch is our number one goal at Southcoast. As our Chief Executive Officer “CEO” you are uniquely situated to touch the lives of thousands suffering from mental illness in a way that truly matters. As an Acadia CEO, we want you to bring your “A Game” every day by providing hands-on support and transformational servant leadership to your team. Whether its recruiting world class physicians, or shaping a culture that puts patient care and safety first, you are the driving force in our success. 

'Behind every patient success story, there’s a high quality treatment team... and behind the team, there’s you.” (Division President Acadia Healthcare)

If exceeding expectations and improving lives is your passion, you are in the right place!

Responsibilities
  • Manages day-to day operations and staff so that the hospital achieves its objectives in all of the following key performance areas:
    • Effective patient care outcomes
    • Appropriate fiscal management
    • Maintenance of licensure, accreditation and other regulatory criteria
    • Implementation of focused business development processes
    • Medical staff compliance with regulatory and accreditation guidelines
  • Organizes the day-to-day management and operation of the hospital through departmentalization, delegation and alignment of responsibilities to meet the facility’s patient care and business objectives.
  • Create and maintain a network of local constituency groups to include government agencies, local businesses, affiliate health providers, and the surrounding community.
  • Effectively manage and direct contract negotiations and contract compliance with the commercial payor community to include rate negotiations and services provided.
  • Serves as the final authority for resolution of staff performance concerns and performance improvement activities as appropriate.

Going the Extra Mile for Our Patients

  • Regularly makes rounds and interacts with patients to ensure patient satisfaction. **A must for this role**
  • Works as a partner with the CFO and ensures that there is an open line of communication and positive interaction
  • Maintains a current knowledge of healthcare industry trends and changes and ensures facility is prepared and compliant.

Job Requirements

  • BA in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Marketing or a clinical discipline; MBA/MHA preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in senior leadership/CEO role in an residential behavioral health or acute psych environment. **This is a big one!**
  • Proven ability to lead successful licensure, accreditation, and compliance efforts in a behavioral health facility.
  • Strong working knowledge of financial management and business development processes.
  • Ability to work professionally with sensitive, proprietary data & information while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Ability to lead with a high degree of emotional intelligence and ethics. **This is a big one too**

What We Truly Value 

  • Passion for helping others
  • Positive 'Can Do' attitude 
  • Pride in the quality of your work
  • Inclusive Leadership style
  • Honesty and integrity  

What We Provide to You: Benefits!!

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K and 401K match
  • Medical, Vision and Dental insurance
  • Personal days and sick time.