1. Facility Management
  2. Full-time
  3. Center for Discovery
  4. Glendale

Executive Director - Interim

  1. Facility Management
  2. Full-time
  3. Center for Discovery
  4. Glendale

Job description

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Company Description

Discovery Behavioral Health (DBH) is a national leader in behavioral healthcare and one of the fastest growing companies in the field. DBH offers world-class treatment for those struggling with eating, mental health, and substance use disorders, and places a high priority on seeking employees who share our passion for improving the lives we serve. 

Since 1997, Center for Discovery, DBH’s eating disorder division, has helped thousands of patients discover their path to the full and rewarding lives they deserve with evidence-based and inclusive treatment options.  

Compensation Range: $95,000-105,000 salary 

Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience 

Our Offer to You! 

We are dedicated to empowering our clinicians with their professional and personal development by providing: 

  • 401(k)
  • Healthcare benefits 
  • Vacation and sick days 
  • Employee referral program 
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc. 
  • Resources to become a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist through IADEP 
  • Support for pursuing multi-state licensure 
  • Continuing education (CE) programs and training 
  • Supervision hours 
  • Weekly training opportunities 
  • Advancement opportunities within the organization 

Job Description

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.
  • 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.
  • Completes monthly medical record reviews, per the company Medical Record Review Policy. 
  • Ensures feedback and retraining is provided to staff based on medical record reviews, as indicated to address deficiencies identified in the monthly medical record reviews. 
  • 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).
  • Serves as representative for Center for Discovery by collaborating with the Clinical Outreach Representatives to establish and maintain positive relationships with the community.
  • 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..
  • 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.

This is a full time position that will work Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. 

For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at centerfordiscovery.com. 


  • Master’s Degree or Doctorate, required
  • Licensure, preferred 
  • Minimum of three years of management experience in the healthcare industry, required
  • Must possess a current driver’s license and be in good standing

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we’d be happy to consider your application.

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 discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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