Clinical Director

Job ID
2022-6218
Job Locations
US-CA-Aliso Viejo
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(6/20/2022 4:47 PM)
Category
Clinical

Overview

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, 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.

Responsibilities

Job Summary

The Clinical Director is responsible for the supervision of all clinical staff, in-service training, documentation oversight, quality of patient care, and the ongoing general provision of daily clinical services including the implementation of; (1) current ethical principles and clinical practice standards; (2) state, utilization management, and accreditation statutory and regulatory provisions applicable to the treatment of substance use populations; (3) company code of conduct; (4) the protection of patient rights and principles; (5) all company policy and procedures

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Patient Progression

  • Directs the quality of patient care through admission, daily treatment, and discharge based on currentindustry standards and ASAM criteria. Reviews patient assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge planning to ensure appropriate services according to federal, state, utilization review, and accreditation requirements. Oversight includes protection against patient harm, revising treatment process or programming, psychological assessment, group fiduciary, clinical scheduling, and the execution of clinical services that ensures excellent delivery and the highest quality of all treatment services.

Supervision

  • Provides supervision in accordance with regulatory standards for clinical staff including Therapists, Counselors, Case Managers, and Group Facilitators. This consists of conducting ongoing clinical supervision meetings, hiring personnel, staff evaluation, direction, discipline and corrective action plans.

Practice & Training

  • Implement clinical policies that uphold organizational compliance with industry standards, laws, accreditation, and regulations. Provides employee in-service training that adheres to policy and procedure as well as the enhancement of clinical practices.

On Call

  • Oversees all clinical decisions such as the psychological evaluation of risk/harm to self or others, required assessments, reports of abuse, and other mental health concerns that contribute to significant distress. Must be available to staff via phone or text 24/7 and provide a verbal response within a reasonable amount of time.

Service Delivery

  • Guides and participates in daily treatment team meetings
  • Consults with staff, patients, and families with clinical excellence
  • Audits documentation and ensures treatment progression based on individual patient needs
  • Encourages and implements an interdisciplinary team approach and coordination of care
  • Manages clinical services, scheduling, and quality of care
  • Applies current best practice standards for SUD treatment

Qualifications

Education/ Experience:

  • Licensed Psychologist (PhD), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Master’s in Social Work (LMSW), or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), or Licensed Marriage Family  Therapist (LMFT)
  • And;
  • Completed, or working on, credentialing as a Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS), Approved Certified Supervisor (ACS), and/or completed advanced leadership training
  • State substance use certification and/or two or more years’ experience working with SUD population ▪ Two or more years of full time supervisory and direct service experience, including the supervision of SUD treatment staff
  • Knowledge of ethical standards, therapeutic methods, treatment procedures for mental health management principles, clinical systems and operations, utilization requirements, quality assurance, and regulatory/accreditation agency requirements.
  • Ability to work:
    • independently with minimal supervision
    • work effectively as part of a larger interdisciplinary team
    • focus on patient needs, maintain professionalism, and remain attentive to safety at all times
    • develop positive rapport with clientele while maintaining professional boundaries

Physical Requirements

 

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

 

Prolonged sitting at a desk

Must be able to lift 15 pounds at a time

 

Certifications and Licenses:

  • Licensed Psychologist (PhD), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Master’s in Social Work (LMSW), or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), or Licensed Marriage Family  Therapist (LMFT)

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Provides supervision in accordance with regulatory standards for clinical staff including Therapists, Counselors, Case Managers, and Group Facilitators. This consists of conducting ongoing clinical supervision meetings, hiring personnel, staff evaluation, direction, discipline and corrective action plans.

American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer.  American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.

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