Project Business Office Director in Franklin, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/21/2019

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                                                                            Project Business Office Director

Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, Acadia Healthcare was established in January 2005 to develop and operate a network of behavioral health facilities across the country.  Acadia provides psychiatric and chemical dependency services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, specialty treatment facilities, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs.

Acadia Healthcare’s mission is to create a world-class organization that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of specialty behavioral health and addiction disorders.

Acadia’s management style and philosophy is one of collaboration and flexibility as we create an energetic and team oriented service delivery system. Our organization values input from employees, physicians, and all strategic alliances. As evidenced in our mission statement, Acadia Healthcare’s mission is to create behavioral health centers where people receive care that enables them to regain hope in a supportive, caring environment. 

Position Summary:
The Project Business Office Director will report to the CFO of Operations. This position will serve as interim BOD at Acadia Healthcare Hospitals and complete special projects as assigned. This position provides direction to business office staff including Financial Counseling, Billing, Collections and Data Entry. Monitors and reports on key metrics such as cash collections, days outstanding, unbilled, denials, etc., in conjunction with the CFO.


• Establishes and maintains controls for all cash collected and posted in Patient Accounting system.
• Monitors outside collection vendors engaged in the collection of Hospital receivables. Reviews and balances agency reports to hospital; system reports and approves agency invoices.

• Leads and provides operational directives for all Business office activities related to the claims management and collections of the hospitals receivables and ensures timely, efficient cash collections to support the overall financial goals of the facility.
• Define and provide the necessary support and leadership to achieve departmental goals and objectives.
• Reviews statistical reports to monitor trends and determine operational deficiencies and implements corrective action plans as necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Must have at least 7 years experience as a hospital business office director or supervisor.
  • Behavioral health & HMS  experience preferred.
  • Inpatient experience required.
  • Business Degree preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 75%.
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff and management.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office.