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Clinical Director
Our Client is an industry leader in the field of behavioral health treatment. As a national network of addiction treatment providers, we offer abstinence-, evidence- and holistic-based treatment for those with substance abuse, chemical dependency, co-occurring mental health disorders, eating disorders, problem gambling and sex addiction.
We use the highest quality clinical care and innovative programming, with treatment programs designed by doctoral and masters level clinicians and physicians. Our treatment philosophy is based on the view that no two individuals are exactly alike. People are treated with respect for their unique needs and diverse lifestyles with individualized, evidence-based recovery plans. we provide a continuum of care to provide clients with the tools and support to help them live life in long-term recovery.

Position Summary
The Clinical Director shall administer and/or appropriately delegate all aspects of client care for the organization. The Clinical Director will assist in the development of staff trainings and the development of resources to provide best practice and evidenced-based treatment to our clientele. The Clinical Director will be responsible for providing supervision, direction and feedback to all therapists that oversees the therapeutic care of clients and will be responsible for performance improvement activities. The Clinical Director will participate in activities during and in preparation for all accreditation, licensing, or other surveys. The Clinical Director must have an understanding of poly substance abuse, insurance documentation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Initiate program assessment and implement quality program enhancements, utilizing evidence-based practices.
Design & manage therapeutic programs.
Oversee social and recreational activities: ensure that clients are regularly going on outings and being involved in recreational and social activities.
Maintain relationships with outside agencies and referents.
Review industry-related and business statistics.
Document and determine any areas that of improvement.
Review current policies and recommend plans to improve upon the existing quality standards.
Review and analyze the effectiveness of the modifications made.
Ensure that all procedures within the company conform to State, Federal, and CARF Regulations.
Responsible for evaluating the current level of patient care, which may include data collection, entry, and analysis, chart audits and observing direct patient care.
Responsible for developing a medical privacy and data security policy and collaborating with affected departments to implement appropriate procedures and measures to guarantee the privacy and security of protected health information.
Act as a mediator to both patients and employees to help resolve concerns, complaints, and requests, including the submission of timely and accurate reports as required for resolution.
Work closely with all members of treatment team to assure positive working relationships.
Report patient complaints/concerns to respective department director and, when necessary, coordinate corrective action.
Other duties as assigned.
The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.
Strong clinical skills.
Must be detail oriented.
Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines as well as be flexible and dependable.
Strong interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills.
Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Principles and processes for providing patient services. This includes patient needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of patient satisfaction.
Human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Exceptional patient/client service with the ability to resolve service issues.
Business acumen.
Knowledge of CARF standards.
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Ability to handle multiple priorities with a sense of urgency.
Excellent interpersonal communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.
Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work.
Being aware of others’ reactions, understanding why they react as they do, and adjusting one’s own actions in relation to others.
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal and written words and sentences.
Communicate information and ideas verbally and written so others will understand.
Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions; including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events.
Identify/recognize when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong and know who to involve for resolution.
Generate various ideas about a given topic.
Physical Demands and Working Environment:
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard clinical environment with extensive patient contact and frequent interruptions. Due to the nature of the work, the associate may be exposed to bodily fluids and odors on an occasional basis.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 40 pounds); to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.
Vision: Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
Education and Experience:
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the Mental Health or related field.
At least five (5) years of experience in the behavioral health field, with at least three (3) years of experience in an inpatient or residential facility preferred.
At least three (3) years of experience with managerial responsibilities.
Must have acquired all required state licensures.
Must have valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.
Must maintain CPR and First Aid certifications
Required experience:
Clinical Management: 3 years

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