Delphi Health Group

Executive Director

US-FL-Ft. Lauderdale
1 month ago(11/17/2017 2:14 PM)
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Working in partnership with an engaged board and committed staff, the Executive Director will be responsible for implementing a strategic plan that calls for integrating a continuum of care behavioral health model to strengthen client's’ ability to achieve and sustain personal and economic health and wellness. The Executive Director will also act as Program Administrator and will sustain and deepen assigned facility’s core residential services while continuing the growth and integration of complementary programs in the areas of mental health and addiction recovery. The Executive Director will report to corporate executives and a (#) member board, oversee approximately 20 employees, including 4 direct reports, and ensure outstanding service delivery to clients and their families.



Vision, Strategy and Planning

  • Provide inspirational leadership to engage and motivate facility staff and community in service to our clients;  
  • Oversee the implementation of the organization’s current strategic plan through annual operating plans;  
  • Recommend and lead subsequent revisions to all strategic planning efforts; and  Strengthen Delphi’s ability to positively influence the behavioral health profession through leadership, advocacy, and exemplary clinical and administrative practices.


Financial and Organizational Leadership  


  • Ensure that facility operates in a financially sustainable manner;  
  • Implement and maintain systems that support effective, transparent financial management from the executive office to the program management level;  
  • Work closely with the Director of Program Integrity and Corporate Controller to ensure strong and appropriate fiduciary oversight, governance and engagement;  
  • Develop and support a cohesive, collaborative and effective senior management team;
  • In collaboration with corporate HR develop, review and revise human resources and staff management practices that support a high performing, team-based culture.


Client-centered Service Provision

  • Strengthen core programs;  
  • Oversee the primary care services management team to emphasize client driven services and high quality of care;  
  • Expand access to services that improve client care;
  • Ensure assessment, outcomes and reporting standards consistent with or exceeding industry standards.


Revenue Generation  

  • Assess and optimize performance of existing earned revenue sources;  
  • Work closely with the Director of Program Integrity and consultants to maximize contributed revenue; and identify and analyze efficacy and appropriateness of potential new earned revenue opportunities.


Performance Objectives


  • Reduce quantity of AMA’s to less than industry standard.
  • Maintain cost to treat at or below Delphi mandated standards.
  • Maintain staff turnover to less than industry standard and increase longevity of current and recently acquired staff members.
  • Consistent superior marks on customer satisfaction surveys.
  • Maintain accreditations and licensing standards up to date and above a 90% compliance rating.





Accomplished and experienced senior executive with a strong connection to Delphi’s Programs’ mission. Successful candidates will have a track record of success in growing and sustaining effective, client-centered programs for a multi-site organization.

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in leadership roles in the substance abuse treatment and/or business sector, with substantial experience in the human needs field;  
  • Proven ability to develop and sustain a team-based, collaborative culture with a service focus;
  • Depth of skill in strategic and business planning and managing through metrics and outcomes;  
  • Significant experience hiring, developing and retaining top talent in senior management roles;  
  • Budgetary accountability in the range of $5-$20m and proven financial management skills;  
  • A track record of manifesting positive relationships and partnerships with stakeholders;
  • Compassion for Delphi’s clients and belief in our mission.
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission and state regulations applicable to our business.
  • Education: Master’s in Health Services Administration or comparable education and experience in field


Preferred but not required:  


  • Prior experience as the executive director of a substance abuse treatment center reporting to a corporate executive;  
  • Knowledge of national trends in behavioral health and how they manifest locally;  
  • Prior experience in senior management in a behavioral health facility;
  • Prior responsibility for managing transition following a merger.
  • Licenses/Certifications related to Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, LCSW, etc





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