Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sonora Behavioral Health in Tucson, AZ at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 6/16/2020

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Job Description


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

How We Help

The mission of Acadia Healthcare is to maintain our standing as a world-class organization that sets the standard for excellence in the treatment of behavioral health and addiction concerns. In all that we do, we strive to make our services synonymous with clinically excellent care and an unparalleled commitment to our patients, our staff, our communities, and the professionals with whom we collaborate.

  • 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. 
  • 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. 
    • 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. 

    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.


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