Bringing more than 25 years of professional and personal experience to his position, John Seeland has accepted the job of chief operating officer for Las Vegas Recovery Center. In this new step in a stellar career, Seeland joins a staff of committed professionals who provide a widely known opioid-free treatment program for inpatient chronic pain, as well as a vast range of addiction recovery programs. These include a family and outpatient programs, two recovery homes, a residential treatment facility and an alumni program made up of people who have maintained recovery after initial treatment. Las Vegas Recovery Center, located in southern Nevada at the base of the Spring Mountains, has helped thousands of individuals recover from addiction and chronic pain. The center’s leadership team, consisting of CEO Johanna O’Flaherty, Ph.D., and Mel Pohl, M.D., medical director, looks forward to adding Seeland’s expertise and passion to the programs they offer.
Extensive Experience Gained With Florida Health Providers
Coming from the Martin Health System in southern Florida, where he has worked since 1998 in various behavioral health management positions, Seeland has coordinated the efforts and interests of more than 300 employees and helped develop a budget of more than $40 million. The Martin Health System covers three hospitals and several imaging centers, as well as care facilities. He worked with physicians in numerous specialties to establish physician-led governance. Seeland’s experience also includes preparation for Joint Commission compliance inspections and Medicare and Medicaid billing audits. A graduate of Houghton College in New York with a degree in business administration and psychology, Seeland continued his education at University of Florida and Florida International University, obtaining masters and juris doctorate degrees. Prior to his work with Martin Health System, he worked at North Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center as a therapist and a patient accounts manager at North Florida Regional Medical Center. On a personal level, Seeland has nearly 30 years in his own recovery. His involvement in the philosophy of 12-step programs has led him to community involvement with United Way, the American Heart Association and the March of Dimes. Additional information about the quality treatment available at Las Vegas Recovery Center can contact Bob Gray at (702) 515-1374. Add your thoughts and comments below and follow us on Facebook!