• Palm Springs, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are a full service recruiting company, retained to find candidates in the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Field.

Job Description

CEO responsibilities will include but not limited to - 

  • Provides leadership and direction to managers and staff on daily basis    
  • Assists with preparation of annual budget and prepares an operating business plan    
  • Insures compliance to accreditation standards and requirements, as well as any federal, state, or local certifying and licensure bodies    
  • Ensures staff in services and training programs are implemented and followed    
  • Participates in establishment of structures, bylaws, policies and procedures that allow the professional staff to effectively carry out duties and functions    
  • Facilitates daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual meetings as required or scheduled    
  • Participates in treatment program changes and developments, meets and confers with clinical team, Physicians and standing committees to formulate treatment policies and management of resources    
  • Participates in ongoing supervision of clients and insures that there needs are meet    
  • Ensures the referral source management process is delivered accurately and timely. Communicate with business development team as necessary    
  • Serves as liaison with medical and psychiatric consultants. Ensure quality medical care is being rendered    
  • Participates in public relations efforts and state/national professional organizations
  • Partners and communicates with call center daily to ensure admission process is managed effectively and accurately   
  •  Develops facility master staffing guide in conjunction with Chief Operating Officer 
  •  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 
  •  Review all incident reports weekly to assess risk management 
  •  Develops, implements, documents and participates in performance improvement program
  •  Provides direct supervision through  use of performance competency process and scheduled supervision
  • Responsible and accountable for managing direct reports including: Preparation and presentation of performance evaluations, objective setting, compensation recommendations, training and development, disciplinary actions, selection interviews, and monitoring adherence to Company and department policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Responsible for creating and supporting a positive, professional, team-oriented, harassment-free work environment by understanding and complying with the Company’s policies, by demonstrating the Company’s competencies, and being a role model for the Company Values. 
  •  Other duties as assigned.    


The CEO MUST have a strong background of leadership within the Mental Health Care and/or Behavioral Health Care fields. With a preference to those who have successfully grown and operated Residential Substance Abuse Treatment facilities.


  • Masters Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 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.
  • If in personal recovery, a minimum of 5 years clean and sober.

Additional Information

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