Clinical Supervisor

Job ID
Job Locations
US-MA-West Springfield
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(8/8/2022 9:21 AM)


Company Summary

AdCare, a subsidiary of American Addiction Centers, Inc.  For over 45 years, AdCare has been helping individuals and families struggling with alcohol and drug use, one life at a time. The AdCare name represents innovation, quality, and cost efficiency in treating alcohol and drug dependency. We are committed to improving the lives of our patients and their families by providing safe, effective, recovery-based alcohol and drug treatment.


Our addiction recovery center(s) provide a comprehensive approach to care. AdCare's integrated system of care offers a range of accessible treatment centers including a 114-bed inpatient hospital and several conveniently located outpatient sites located throughout the Massachusetts and Rhode Island areas. When you join AdCare, you become part of our family. AdCare seeks talented individuals who are passionate, empathetic, engaged in their work and dedicated to serving people. Together, we can enable our patients to live happier and healthier lives. 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 Summary

The Clinical Supervisor  is responsible for the supervision of the outpatient clinical staff. This position must coordinate adequate clinical coverage for all shifts. Ensure that clinical practices are in compliance with AdCare’s policies, procedures, regulatory standards and clinical protocols. This position is involved in the review, development and enhancement of all treatment services. Will personally provide clinical services as necessary, in compliance with clinical and regulatory standards. Assists the Clinical Supervisor on daily functions of outpatient department.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily scheduling of clinical coverage of all levels of outpatient care, including open access.
  • Provides assessment and evaluation of treatment appropriateness, including a clear and accurate diagnosis.
  • Formulates effective treatment plans and conducts individual, group or family counseling, and case management services.
  • Personally provides clinical service as necessary, in compliance with clinical and regulatory standards.
  • Ensures outpatient department clinicians compliance with AdCare’s clinical policies.
  • Maintain chart integrity, including timely and accurate documentation.
  • Assures that all clinical documentation of supervised clinicians meets AdCare, DPH, Joint Commission and other relevant standards as identified.
  • Provides supervision, consultation and peer review as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with referral sources, Managed Care companies, EAP’s, etc.
  • Hires and trains new clinical staff on policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Works collaboratively with other department supervisors to ensure daily operations run cohesively.
  • Involved in the review, development and enhancement of all treatment services.
  • Supervise urine collection of same gender patients, when required.
  • Review of urine screens in absence of Clinical Supervisor.
  • Responsible for completing clinical staff evaluations.
  • Member of Quality Treatment Committee (QTC) and attends monthly meetings.
  • Performs office backup and other duties as necessary.
  • Consistently arrive for work on time and adhere to attendance policies.
  • Treat patients, visitors and colleagues with dignity and respect; honors each person’s right to privacy; maintains very strict patient and colleague confidentiality; respects all individuals differences; supports cultural diversity in our organization; and follows the core competencies of the Standard of Excellence.



  • Master’s Degree in a behavioral sciences or mental health related field required, experience in a mental health setting preferred.
  • Driver’s License and CPR required.
  • LISCW or LHMC required. Psychology license preferred.
  • CADC preferred.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in human services with a minimum five (5) years in substance abuse treatment.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Previous experience working with Managed Care and Referral Sources preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Provides mentoring and/or coaching to other staff consistent with clinical supervisory skills.

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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