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Executive Director - Eating Disorder, Outpatient

Company: Center For Discovery
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description
At Center For Discovery you will have the opportunity to work closely within a team of professionals consisting of eating disorder and mental health experts, all dedicated to promoting lasting health and healing. Clinical supervision and guidance are provided on total client care and therapeutic milieu management, as well as career growth and personal development oversight. You will develop an individualized growth plan which will help you develop your professional skills and career objectives. If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, you've come to the right place. Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them.
Job Description
At Center for Discovery, we are committed to providing the highest quality of clinical care and swift access to treatment for those individuals we serve. The Executive Director is responsible directing and supporting the assigned programs to maximize their productivity and excellence. This role works closely with the Regional Director and Director of East/West Coast Operations of Center for Discovery.

  • Oversees day to day operations of assigned programs and analyzes Key Performance Indicators of each program to ensure the embodiment of the organizational values of access to care and clinical quality.
  • Leads in a solution focused manner with an emphasis on continuous improvement for facilities and the organization.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with corporate systems, policies, and procedures in each program.
  • Ensures programs are in compliance with regulatory agencies, accrediting bodies, and requirements of third-party payers.
  • Collaborates with Regional Director to identify areas of improvement within programs and solution focused plans of action.
  • Understands and works with the Regional Director to analyze financial performance on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis to promote effective use of program(s) resources and alignment to budget.
  • Works collaboratively with Human Resources department to lead team and establish a trusting and productive department. This includes carrying out essential HR functions for direct reports (i.e. hiring, annual reviews, performance management, and personnel improvement plans).
  • Maintains excellent and prompt communication with all support departments to ensure coordination of operational activities.
  • Serves as representative for Center for Discovery by collaborating with the Clinical Outreach Representatives to establish and maintain positive relationships with the community.
  • Interacts with outside eating disorder, substance abuse, and mental health treatment programs and providers at all levels of care to establish referral relationships, educate regarding our treatment approach, and facilitate continuity of care for shared clients.
  • Promotes superb customer service and excellent service delivery.
  • Participate in clinical/administrative on call rotation within facility(s).
  • Assists with clinical work in the program(s) (if applicable) and engages patients in a meaningful and supportive recovery process.
  • Contributes to effective teamwork by encouraging staff to work independently and to seek support when needed.
  • Supports staff by helping with any job duties in the facility, as they need to be completed, and creating a culture where all contribute to provide high quality care to our patients.
  • Supports Regional Director in any other needs for programs overseen.This is a full time position that will work Monday-Friday 11a-7p For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at
    • Master's Degree or Doctorate, preferred
    • Licensure, preferred
    • Minimum of three years of management experience in the healthcare industry, required
      Required Skills:
      • Demonstrates leadership ability and related knowledge with an understanding of leadership styles and how to manage a diverse group of individuals
      • Displays strong analytical skills to evaluate situations and make clear decisions
      • Ability to provide constructive feedback for improvement
      • Demonstrates advanced understanding of the population being treated
      • Excellent organization skills
      • Possesses working knowledge of psychopathology, diagnostic assessment, and related treatment interventions
      • Knowledge of industry's standards and regulations in local state
      • Knowledge of business operations
      • Strong and appropriate written and verbal communication skills
      • Manage challenging and crisis situations in a calm and confident manner, and provide leadership and appropriate role modeling to others in doing the same
      • Exhibits a collaborative, resourceful, and enthusiastic approach to challenges and leadership
      • Demonstrates ability to access and document using the organization's systems including, but not limited to: Electronic Health Records, Human Resources Information System, and Expense Management System
      • Must dress in a professional manner and have a professional demeanor in all interactions internally and externally#CFD123
        Additional Information
        We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
        For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at

Keywords: Center For Discovery, Des Plaines , Executive Director - Eating Disorder, Outpatient, Executive , Des Plaines, Illinois

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