Clinical Director

Job ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-TX-Grand Prairie
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(3/19/2020 2:28 PM)


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, 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:

  • Oversees clinical admission, including admission assessment and preliminary treatment plan.
  • Intervenes as needed, clinically with clients in situations such as:  Crisis, crisis intervention, AMA risk, and special needs.
  • On call 24/7 for clinical emergencies and consultations.
  • Oversee the timely completion of psychosocial assessments, clinical admission notes, and master treatment plans for new admissions. 
  • Provides group therapy and covers case load for dual diagnosis clients.
  • Provides psychological services as needed and is responsible for the provision of appropriate services for dual diagnosis clients.
  • Coordinates the family therapy program.
  • Provides information necessary to facilitate third party reimbursement.
  • Provides clinical and administrative supervision to direct reports.
  • Facilitates weekly treatment planning meeting, group clinical supervision meeting, and counselor/program staff meeting.
  • Facilitate and development of communication to ensure efficient interdepartmental communication.  
  • Reviews client records for quality of treatment documentation and planning.
  • Reviews staff communication and shift logs for treatment implications. 
  • Coordinates with Facility CEO and other team members to monitor and ensure compliance with State licensing and regulatory standards.
  • Provides and facilitates quality assessment and improvement training, and staff development for direct reports.
  • In partnership with the CEO, develops, coordinates, and maintains clinical program policies and procedures, and modifies as necessary overall program parameters.
  • Participates in quality assurance and utilization review activities as directed by the Facility CEO.
  • Informs Facility CEO of issues relating to staff issues. 
  • 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
  • Licensed Counselor / Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (MFT), LPC, LMSW
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a behavioral healthcare field and supervision in a residential or hospital setting.
  • Thorough knowledge of management principles, clinical systems and operations, billing and collections, quality assurance, and regulatory/accreditation agency requirements
  • 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 Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Candidates in recovery must have 2+ years of sobriety.


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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