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CEO Chief Executive Officer

Austin, TX, USA | Leading Healthcare Company

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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Looking to make a difference? Cross Creek Behavioral Health is searching for an energetic and enthusiastic Chief Executive Officer "CEO" to lead our Acute Psych Hospital.  

How We Help

At Cross Creek Hospital, we diligently work to ensure that our mental health services focus on the effects of having a mental health condition or conditions. The goals of the treatment we offer are to stabilize those who entrust us with their care by improving functioning and instilling new tools for achieving and maintaining recovery. Through the use of cognitive-behavioral, experiential, and didactic therapeutic interventions, we are able to facilitate care that will produce successful treatment outcomes. 

Your Impact 

Improving the lives we touch is our number one goal at Cross Creek. As our Chief Executive Officer “CEO” you are uniquely situated to touch the lives of thousands suffering from mental illness in a way that truly matters. As an Acadia CEO, we want you to bring your “A Game” every day by providing hands-on support and transformational servant leadership to your team. Whether its recruiting world class physicians, or shaping a culture that puts patient care and safety first, you are the driving force in our success. 

"Behind every patient success story, there’s a high quality treatment team... and behind the team, there’s you.” (Rob Marsh, Division President Leading Healthcare Company)

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


Manages day-to day operations and staff so 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

Organizes the day-to-day management and operation of the hospital through departmentalization, delegation and alignment of responsibilities to meet the facility’s patient care and business objectives.

Create and maintain a network of local constituency groups to include government agencies, local businesses, affiliate health providers, and the surrounding community.

Effectively manage and direct contract negotiations and contract compliance with the commercial payor community to include rate negotiations and services provided.

Serves as the final authority for resolution of staff performance concerns and performance improvement activities as appropriate.

Going the Extra Mile for Our Patients

Regularly makes rounds and interacts with patients to ensure patient satisfaction. **A must for this role**

Works as a partner with the CFO and ensures that there is an open line of communication and positive interaction

Maintains a current knowledge of healthcare industry trends and changes and ensures facility is prepared and compliant.


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

Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in senior leadership/CEO role in an residential behavioral health or acute psych environment. **This is a big one!**

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

Strong working knowledge of financial management and business development processes.

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

Ability to lead with a high degree of emotional intelligence and ethics. **This is a big one too**

What We Truly Value 

Passion for helping others

Positive "Can Do" attitude 

Pride in the quality of your work

Inclusive Leadership style

Honesty and integrity  

What We Provide to You: Benefits!!

Paid Vacation

Paid Holidays

401K and 401K match

Medical, Vision and Dental insurance

Personal days and sick time.

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