Area Vice President of Operations

Vertava Health Scurry, TX

Area Vice President of Operations

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FLSA Status: Exempt

ABOUT VERTAVA HEALTH: Vertava Health is a leading national behavioral healthcare system for mental health and substance use disorders, providing a full continuum of services based on the individuals' varying needs at different times in their health and recovery journey. We apply evidence-based treatment modalities at every level of care and embed digital health tools to enhance and amplify clinical outcomes. With a growing list of Joint Commission accredited inpatient and outpatient locations across the country, a virtual care platform and a national network of healthcare providers, Vertava Health pioneers care that empowers people so that they can live out their best future.


In order to make this possible, we need an exceptional Area Vice President of Operations who can meet the requirements below.  Think you have what it takes to help us change lives all over the country?

Job Summary:

As the Area Vice President of Operations you will be responsible for the strategic direction and the overall clinical, medical, operations and support function of the campus, and may provide oversight to more than one campus. This position is a role model for the “HEARTBEAT” values and champions the mission and vision of Addiction Campuses in all areas.

Your ability to develop strong therapeutic relationships; communicate professionally with many different stakeholders; maintain meticulous documentation; and remain organized and efficient is highly valued and will have an enduring positive impact in the lives of our patients struggling with addiction. 

Priority responsibilities include:

  • Oversees the daily operations of the program to include: Medical elements of the program including detoxification, monitoring of medications, vital signs, and documentation; and clinical elements of the program including counseling sessions, group sessions, documentation, meal planning, and outside activities; and operations elements of the program including transportation, housekeeping, food service, and maintenance

  • Oversees campus management to include the areas of clinical programming, medical service and care, operations management, and administrative/support services.

  • Ensures program financial viability through review of revenue and cost control mechanisms.

  • Responsible for achieving targeted key metrics for facility and organization established by corporate office.

  • Overall responsibility for state licensing compliance by ensuring program and facility compliance, and employment record compliance.

  • Act as community liaison ensuring that neighbors and community needs are addressed.

  • 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 “HEARTBEAT” Values.


Other duties as assigned


  • Masters Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • 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 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.

  • Executive Director: 3 years

  • Supervisory role experience  and demonstrated abilities to mentor and develop staff.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to use hands and fingers, talk or hear

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk and reach continually. Ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch frequently

  • Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds

  • Close vision required to see computer monitor, read documents, and operate copy and fax machine

  • Work environment is indoors and climate controlled. Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions

Vertava Health is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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