COO Chief Operations Officer Acadia Healthcare Millcreek, AR in Fordyce, AR at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Fordyce, AR
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


Looking to make a difference? Millcreek is searching for an energetic and enthusiastic Chief Operations Officer to run our Residential Acute Psych Hospital.

How We a Make a Difference 

Millcreek of Arkansas was founded in 1988 in response to the overwhelming need for services for emotionally disturbed and developmentally disabled children and adolescents in Arkansas. Since that time, we have provided quality care for the children of Arkansas, serving severely emotionally disturbed children & adolescents in a 111 bed Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) and developmentally disabled children & adolescents in a 61 bed Intermediate Care Facility for the Intellectually Disabled/

  • Provide overall direction for one or more departments.
  • In CEO’s absence, may operate the facility within that capacity.
  • Collaborate with CEO to accomplish facility goals by aligning strategies.
  • Improve efficiency and quality in delivering quality healthcare services.
  • May recruit, train, and supervise staff members.
  • May assist with budgets and spending to ensure departments operates within funding limits.
  • May evaluate operational processes by analyzing business objectives and patient needs.

Going the Extra Mile for Our Patients

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

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in a
  • Minimum 4 years successful operations leadership or related experience in an Acute Psych healthcare setting required** This is a big one!*** 
  • Previous Behavioral healthcare experience highly preferred.
  • related field required. Master’s degree and an independent clinical licensure (LPCC, LMFT, LWSW,) preferred.  Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in the behavioral health field.

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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