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Chief Executive Officer - Addiction Recovery

Company: American Addiction Centers
Location: Aliso Viejo
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Company Summary
If you are searching for a fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to make a difference in helping others, then keep reading on. Here at AAC, we have a progressive culture; we listen to your ideas, value a work/life balance, invest in education, and we foster trust and respect for all individuals. Our exceptional comp and strong benefits include company matching 401K, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We are looking for our future leaders, who are not only going to fill the qualifications for this job description, but who are going to exceed expectations. Be a part of a team whose mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. -Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.
Job Summary
The Facility CEO is responsible for the overall daily operations of the facility, including strategic direction and the overall clinical, medical, administrative operations, management of the facility, and may provide oversight to more than one facility.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Participates in establishment of structures, bylaws, policies, and procedures that allow the professional staff to effectively carry out duties and functions.
  • Assists with preparation of annual budget and prepares an operating business plan.
  • Ensures compliance to accreditation standards and requirements, as well as any federal, state, or local certifying and licensure bodies.
  • Facilitates daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual meetings as needed with local leadership and team and/or Executive Team.
  • Participates in treatment program changes and developments, meets, and confers with clinical team, Medical Director, and facility leadership team to formulate treatment policies and management of resources.
  • Communicate with Business Development team as necessary.
  • Participates in public relations efforts and state/national professional organizations.
  • Partners and communicates with admissions team daily to ensure admission process is managed effectively and accurately.
  • Partner with HR Director to establish functioning labor model that aligns with facility budget and admission goals.
  • Develops cost containment ideas for facility.
  • Approves all expenditures for facility departments as outlined in annual budget.
  • Partners with Human Resource department to review and approve facility job descriptions and ensure timely performance evaluations on staff.
  • Sit on interview panel for prospective employees.
  • Holds interviews for vacant positions and makes appropriately selects candidates to fill open positions.
  • Partner with QA Director to review incident reports and assess risk management.
  • Provides direct supervision through -use of performance competency process and scheduled supervision.
  • Responsible and accountable for managing direct reports.
  • Monitors adherence to company and department policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Creates and supports a positive, professional, team-oriented, harassment free work environment by understanding and complying with the company's policies.


    • Master's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 5 years CEO or COO experience of a behavioral health addiction treatment facility with detox, inpatient, outpatient and sober living.
    • Must possess an understanding of the nature of the disease concept and recovery that has been demonstrated through progressively increased responsibilities in the healthcare industry.
    • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a behavioral healthcare field.
    • Minimum of 5 years in a supervisory role and demonstrated abilities to mentor and develop staff.
    • Ability to read and interpret written information; write clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

      Physical Requirements
      AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees. - The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws

      • Prolonged sitting at a desk
      • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at a time

        Certificates and Licenses:

        • CPR Certification

          Supervisory Responsibility:

          • Provides leadership and direction to managers and staff on daily basis.

            American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer. - American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.

Keywords: American Addiction Centers, Aliso Viejo , Chief Executive Officer - Addiction Recovery, Executive , Aliso Viejo, California

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