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Division President South East Region Behavioral Health in Franklin, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Acadia Healthcare is searching for an experienced Division President to run operations in the South East of the country. Multi-site substance abuse and recovery operations experience preferred, but not essential.

Responsibilities include over-site of approximately 10-12 hospitals and treatment centers.The Division President reports to the Eastern Group President at Acadia.  

Your Impact 

Improving the lives we touch is our number one goal at Acadia. As our Division President you are an integral part of Acadia’s senior leadership team, and uniquely situated to touch the lives of thousands suffering from mental illness. As an Acadia Division President, you will participate in the overall financial and operational decision making processes necessary for the successful attainment of the division’s operational and financial goals.

At Acadia we want you to bring your “A Game” everyday by providing hands-on support and transformational servant leadership to your division. Whether its partnering with world-class professionals, or shaping a culture that puts patient care and safety first, you are the driving force in our success. 

How We Help

Acadia Healthcare operates a network of 583 behavioral healthcare facilities with approximately 18,100 beds in 40 states, the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico. We provide behavioral health and addiction services to patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, specialty treatment facilities, residential treatment centers and outpatient clinics.

Our expertise in behavioral health allows us to provide the highest standard of treatment allowing recovery for the individual and their families. Our dedicated clinical teams across the country are passionate about every single one of their patients and their individual recovery.

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

  • Assists the facility CEO with translating annual revenue and profit goals into specific plans that will achieve desired goals and assure growth and development objectives are met.

  • Play a key role in the development, maintenance of licensure/accreditation, financial performance, and continuous performance improvement at a macro level.

  • Collaborates with the governing body on a quarterly basis in the development of hospital-specific annual operating, capital budgets and strategic business plans

  • In conjunction with the facility CEO, the Division President will assure 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
  • Routinely visits assigned facilities to review financial operations and provide the facility CEO and CFO with feedback and guidance specific to improvement opportunities.

  • Shares best practices from experiences both internally and externally – suggests additional training/knowledge that will assist the CEO in career growth.

Going the Extra Mile for Our Patients

  • Maintains a current knowledge of healthcare industry trends and changes and ensures facility is prepared and compliant.
  • Leads development of continuum of care to include comprehensive outpatient services and community based programs.

Job Requirements

  • BA in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Marketing or a clinical discipline; MBA/MHA preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in senior leadership/CEO role in a healthcare setting.  Multi-site management role preferred.

  • Proven ability to lead successful licensure, accreditation, and compliance efforts in a behavioral health facility.

  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of facility administration and clinical operations.

  • Strong working knowledge of financial management and business development processes.

  • Ability to work professionally with sensitive, proprietary data & information while maintaining confidentiality.

What We Truly Value 

  • Passion for helping others
  • Pride in the quality of your work
  • Inclusive Leadership style
  • Honesty and integrity