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Interviews at Acadia Healthcare

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Acadia Healthcare.
Interview experience
Based on 99 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 99 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 85 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Acadia Healthcare

Overview experience
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Excellent
Easy
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Interview process length
About a day or two
33%
About a week
27%
About two weeks
15%
About a month
14%
More than one month
11%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
80%
Background check
67%
Drug test
67%
Phone call/screening
52%
Group interview
27%
Least reported steps
Other
1%
Take-home/sample work
0%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Acadia Healthcare

  • I would say it was average to above average, they're really nice people, so there wasn't a lot of pressure it was more of a conversation than an interrogation.
    Shared on April 17, 2020 - Receptionist - Bothell, WA
  • I worked there 2 years. Left because they sacrifice patient care for money and somehow still pay poorly and have awful benefits.
    Shared on March 29, 2020 - Employee - Virginia
  • A conversation not overly pressuring
    Shared on March 20, 2020 - Substance Abuse Counselor - Onsite

Interview questions at Acadia Healthcare

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Can I pass a drug test....
    Shared on August 31, 2019
  • How can you benefit this company?
    Shared on February 14, 2018 - Intake Advisor - Nashville, TN
  • Basic interview questions
    Shared on July 20, 2017 - Management - Henryville, PA
Interview tips at Acadia Healthcare
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)73%
  • Formal (business suit)17%
  • They didn’t have a dress code7%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)2%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Acadia Healthcare
  • Be on time
    Shared on November 20, 2019
  • Stick with the clinical team. They are a supportive group and stay away from Admin at all costs.
    Shared on November 15, 2019
  • Do not go! Stay away!
    Shared on August 22, 2019 - Developmental Trainer - Fordyce, AR
The first interview at Acadia Healthcare
How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed31%
  • Employee referral28%
  • Other11%
  • Other online job site9%
  • Recruiter contacted me8%
How candidates received their first interview at Acadia Healthcare
  • It must have been a curse of some type that they called me
    Shared on May 20, 2017
  • Called by Supervisor after sumbiting resume
    Shared on November 4, 2016 - Manager - Massachusetts
  • I applied through Indeed. They called me a few weeks later. First a phone interview then a face to face interview.
    Shared on June 15, 2016 - Intake Advisor - Nashville, TN
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