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FUNCTION: The Clinical Director (CD), is a managing member of the
treatment team, functioning as the primary collateral for all
clients on the continuum between admission and discharge. The CD
monitors the progress of the treatment plan and delegates the plan
for clinical engagement by the team.
SCOPE: Under the immediate supervision of the Executive
Director, the Clinical Director is responsible for each component
of the client’s treatment planning, including all programmatic
Master’s Degree in a Behavioral Health discipline, with a
minimum of 4 years post graduate experience. An active,
unrestricted, clinical license is preferred (LCAC, LMHC, LCSW).
The ability to prioritize and multi-task, with exceptional time
management skills. Ability to competently encourage and inspire
direct reports in the delivery of stellar clinical services through
professionalism. Demonstration of a client-centered team approach,
with advanced computer skills.
Scheduling flexibility REQUIRED to accommodate varied client
Must hold a valid driver's license with acceptable driving
record and provide own insured transportation.
Maintains adherence to HIPAA compliance in ALL communication
regarding clients. Competency in usage of DSM-V.
Completes diagnostic clinical assessment for client
Fundamental knowledge of pre-authorizations during admission
with ability to provide clinical report to insurance as needed.
When needed, provides initial screening for potential client
Leads tours of facility for pre-admissions, answers all
inquiries regarding treatment, programming and financial
Provides supervision to all facility staff, interviews and
recommends prospective staff, completes corrective action
summaries, recommends disciplinary action.
Ensure compliance with EMR usage, documentation with all
Audits EMR system for all personnel, reviewing charts, notes and
Provides monthly staff trainings to introduce theory, test
competency and skill level.
In conjunction with Primary Therapist, completes BHT scheduling,
as well as programmatic service delivery.
Direct oversight of PHP and IOP programming.
Provides individual and group treatment to clients.
Documents sessions with all clients, processes discharge as
Cultural sensitivity and ethical treatment of all clients.
Professional boundaries, appearance, demeanor, and effective
Additional duties as assigned by the Executive Director.