Assistant Clinical Director

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Job Locations
US-CA-Aliso Viejo
Posted Date
2 months ago(6/8/2022 12:51 PM)


Company Summary


If you are searching for a fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to make a difference in helping others, then keep reading on. Here at AAC, we have a progressive culture; we listen to your ideas, value a work/life balance, invest in education, and we foster trust and respect for all individuals. Our exceptional comp and strong benefits include company matching 401K, employee stock purchase program, 6-week paid maternity, paternity leave, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We are looking for our future leaders, who are not only going to fill the qualifications for this job description, but who are going to exceed expectations. Be a part of a team whose mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.


Job Duties:

  • Provides individual and group therapy and counseling sessions and documents appropriate notes for sessions provided.
  • Provides Crisis Intervention sessions to clients on an as needed basis.  Documents in record and communicates to team results of sessions.
  • Conducts initial assessments on assigned clients on an as needed basis to support the team workloads.
  • Recommends to treatment team any specialized services identified for clients either while client is in treatment or as part of aftercare.  Uses professional knowledge base to recommend programs and providers
  • Provides individual and group supervision to MFT Interns which is consistent with expectations from the Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Provides mentoring and/or coaching to other staff consistent with clinical supervisory skills.
  • Serves as a clinical consultant on complex and sensitive cases.
  • Makes self available to participate in after hours on-call supervision.
  • Develops and conducts staff training activities to improve their clinical practice.
  • Develop and write protocols as requested.
  • Maintain Group Assignments Chart and keep track of coverage substitutions.
  • Perform Quarterly Audits of Active and Closed Charts.
  • Review documentation in electronic health record, and co-sign utilization review initial assessments, treatment plans, biopsychosocial assessments, and discharge summaries.
  • Liaison with families of Clients as request during intake, treatment, and discharge planning.
  • Responsible and accountable for managing direct reports
  • Preparation and presentation of performance evaluations.
  • Provides objective feedback to employees.
  • Makes appropriate compensation recommendations, if applicable
  • Provides appropriate training for department and hold staff accountable for attending required training.
  • Holds interviews for vacant positions and makes appropriately selects candidates to fill open positions.
  • Responsible for recommending and ensuring regulatory staffing patterns & managing annual budget.
  • Monitors adherence to company and department policies, procedures and practices.
  • Creates and supports a positive, professional, team-oriented, harassment free work environment by understanding and complying with the company’s policies.


Job Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in a behavioral sciences or mental health related field required, experience in a mental health setting preferred.
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
  • At least two years of clinical supervision, AAMFT approved supervisor preferred.
  • 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; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • If in personal recovery, a minimum of 2 years clean and sober.

AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.


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