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Acadia Healthcare Overview

Franklin, TN
10000+ employees
Company - Public (ACHC)
Health Care
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Acadia Healthcare – Why Work For Us?


About Acadia Healthcare

Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, Acadia Healthcare was established in January 2005 to develop and operate a network of behavioral health facilities across the country. Acadia provides psychiatric and chemical dependency services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, specialty treatment facilities, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs.

Acadia Healthcare’s mission is to create a world-class organization that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of specialty behavioral health and addiction disorders.

Acadia’s management style and philosophy is one of collaboration and flexibility as we create an energetic and team oriented service delivery system. Our organization values input from employees, physicians, and all strategic alliances. As evidenced in our mission statement, Acadia Healthcare’s mission is to create behavioral health centers where people receive care that enables them to regain hope in a supportive, caring environment. We want Acadia to be synonymous with excellent care, phenomenal customer service and an unparalleled commitment to our patients, staff, physicians, and community.

Acadia is a provider of inpatient behavioral healthcare services. Acadia operates a network of 589 behavioral healthcare facilities with approximately 17,900 beds in 39 states, the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico. Acadia provides behavioral health and addiction services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs.

Mission

Our mission is to create a world-class organization that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of specialty behavioral health and addiction disorders.

To our clients, we are committed to the creation of behavioral health centers where people receive individualized and quality care that enables them to regain hope in a supportive, caring environment.

To our employees, we are committed to offering an enviable internal culture and environment that encourages and supports both professional and personal growth that you are proud of.

To our customers, we are committed to developing partnerships with physicians, professionals, and payers within the communities we serve through the delivery of high quality specialty behavioral health services at affordable costs while always putting the patient first.

We will strive in all that we do to make Acadia Healthcare synonymous with excellent care, phenomenal customer service and an unparalleled commitment to our patients, staff, physicians, and community.

Vision Statement

To be recognized as the behavioral health leader – characterized by our common:

Understanding of and sensitivity to our patients and their families;
Appreciation and practical integrated application of the most current practices of psychotherapy, psycho-dynamic clinical care, and psycho-education;
Engagement and cooperation with the persons and organizations working together for the benefit of our patients;
Commitment to promote and improve the mental well-being of our community.

Nationwide Career Opportunities

All Acadia employees strive to help individuals and families struggling with drug and alcohol addiction as well as those suffering with mental health issues. The Acadia working environment is one of mutual respect, encouragement, and a desire to see each staff member grow and excel in their careers.

Physician Recruitment

At Acadia Healthcare, we offer more than just a place to work. We continually strive to create an environment promoting integrity and diversity, supporting family values, and encouraging our team members to grow—both personally and professionally.

We are looking for highly skilled physicians who want to join our dynamic team of dedicated, compassionate behavioral healthcare professionals.

We have a website dedicated solely to Physician Recruitment where you can find the latest psychiatric positions that are open and accepting applications across all Acadia facilities.


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    I have been working at Acadia Healthcare full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    variety of training opportunities/educational materials now provided by the corporate office
    strong sense of ethics and integrity
    NOT all about the bottom-line; patients are the highest priority
    competitive salary

    Cons

    none (yes employees work hard here, and are encouraged to show "ownership" of their role in the company)

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Acadia Healthcare Interviews

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    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Acadia Healthcare (Roanoke, VA).

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    I was interviewed by the Clinical Director who was let go several days later. After several phone calls to check status of application I was hired by the CEO. I was required to due a hair analysis for alcohol and drugs and to pass a background check.

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