In this management position and under direct supervision of the
Administrator, the Clinical Director provides leadership,
coordination and clinical supervision to multidisciplinary team(s)
and/or program(s) and assists the Administrator with quality
improvement duties. By implementing clinical management policies
and procedures, you will oversee and be responsible for the
clinical care provided by the site, with emphasis on coordination
between clinical disciplines and coordination of clinical
activities. You will serve as a mentor, coach and teacher for staff
and create a climate, which promotes quality treatment for each
member. We are looking for a dependable, caring and compassionate
individual who finds motivation in helping our clients live better
lives. Under the supervision of the Administrator, the Clinical
Director is responsible for completing tasks related to the overall
program, education, daily schedule and management of patient
behavior. The Clinical Director supervises patient care, oversees
the patient daily schedule, and assists patients in benefiting from
program services through the use of appropriate crisis prevention
and de-escalation skills and overseeing staff. The clinical
director documents patient behavior/issues and participates in
programming to communicate pertinent patient information across
shifts to other members of the Treatment Team. Other duties include
hiring and managing of staff, to ensure individual clinicians
deliver excellent behavioral health care. If you enjoy leading
others through a hands-on approach and are seeking a position, in
which you foster strong community relations, this job is for
Statement of Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
• Demonstrate the company mission, purpose, values and beliefs
in everyday language and contact with the internal and external
• In conjunction with the Administrator, acts as the clinical
authority of the program and establishes clinical systems and
standards of care.
• Provides safe, effective and efficient implementation of
direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures and
standards of care.
• Plans, organizes, directs and controls clinical services and
responsible for administrative functioning of clinical services
• Continually communicates with community partners and customers
to ensure the continuity of care for persons served.
• Ensures program functions smoothly within the larger
behavioral health system by building and maintaining relationships
with community partners.
• Oversees documentation by clinical staff and performs audits
of Clinical Charts to ensure adherence to State and County
• Establishes and maintains a recovery culture and philosophy
within the program.
• Promotes and maintains good relationships and communication
• Aids in creating policies and procedures that address clinical
quality and risk.
• Completes incident investigations and summaries for regulatory
agencies, as necessary.
• Responsible for regular supervision and evaluations of
• Ensures high quality services are being provided to all
• Assures facility/program honors the rights of persons
• Collaborates with other staff in implementation of corporate
initiatives, and other services, as needed.
• Ensures treatment adheres to established policies, procedures
and standards of care.
• Ensures complete and accurate records on interventions and
• Provides individual/group education and training.
• Ability to contribute to policy and procedure development in a
matter that addresses clinical quality and risk.
• Understanding of local system of care and how the program fits
• Ability to maintain customer and community partner
• Familiarity with a variety of evidence based practices
appropriate to population served.
• Experience in clinical supervision and program management
• Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or
changed at the discretion of management.
Education & Qualifications
• A master’s degree in the behavioral health field and a minimum
of three years of clinical and administrative managerial
• Licensure issued by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health
Examiners to engage in the practice of behavioral health in
• Must be an independently licensed behavioral health
professional (LMFT, LISAC, LPC OR LCSW) and be in good standing
with the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiner
• Must have experience working with mental health consumers,
families and advisory boards
• Sensitivity to multi-cultural populations and issues
• Must be CPR and First Aid certified on date of employment or
within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification
• Minimum of three years of supervisory experience in a
behavioral health setting.
• Current Arizona Driver License and a current satisfactory
36-month Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
• Must be 21 years of age.
• Clean background Check.
• Minimum of one-year sobriety from drugs and/or alcohol.
• Must possess a level one Fingerprint Clearance Card (if you do
not have a current application must be submitted within 20 days of
• Must be able to perform CPR and First Aid and keep
• Negative TB Test within the past at 12 months
• Ability to show compassion and empathy with one-on-one contact
and over the phone is required
• Ability to multitask, work well under pressure, and turn on a
dime, as necessary
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Ability to strategize, persuade and negotiate
• Ability to multi-task and successfully prioritize workload
• Ability to read and interpret written information; write
clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar
• Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or
negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well
to questions; and participates in meetings.
Conditions of Employment
• Must obtain Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI)
certification with 90 days of employment
• Successful candidate must submit to a TB test, or provide a
copy of your latest test results in the last 12 months, and Urine
• Must possess a level one Fingerprint Clearance Card
(application must be submitted within 20 days of employment)
• If in recovery, must have a minimum of one-year sobriety prior
• Drivers must have a clean 36-month vehicle record check
• Moves intermittently during working hours.
• Works in office areas as well as throughout the facility and
• Is subject to frequent interruptions.
• Is involved with residents, family members, personnel,
visitors, government agencies and personnel all under various
conditions and circumstances.
• Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family
members, personnel, and visitors.
• May be involved in community and civic health matters and
• Attends and participates in continuing educational
• Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors,
throughout the work day, as well as reactions from dust,
disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants.
• Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, and
conditions, including TB, HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis B and C
• May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous
• Communicates with the medical associate, nursing personnel,
and other department personnel