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Director of Clinical Services (1)

First Step Recruiting
Dallas, Texas, United States
January 10, 2019

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Director of Clinical Services (LCSW / LMSW/LPC Required)

We are seeking a Director of Clinical Services for a well respecting residential treatment center in the Dallas / Fort Worth area. The types of patients vary but the primary diagnosis is addiction with an average length of stay of 30 days. The types of therapy include; individual, group, family, cognitive behavior therapy, recover oriented therapeutics, expressive arts, wellness ground and aftercare and skills building. The levels of care provided include; Medical Detox, Inpatient Rehab, Residential Treatment, Partial Hospitalization and IOP. This position is highly visible and you will find a very supportive leadership team that wants to invest in you and your staff. The Director can expect a signing bonus, base salary of $100,000-$105,000 plus incentives (Depending Upon Experience), with a comprehensive benefits package including; Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, and CEU. Texas does not have a state income tax and residents enjoy reasonable housing costs and a very good standard of living. Dallas/Fort Worth offers all the amenities of a large metropolitan area.


• Under the direction of the CEO, and in collaboration with staff, identify program needs, goals, priorities and service gaps.

• Ensures effective delivery of clinical patient care in clinical and CM department as well as compliance with policies and procedures.

• Asses the clinical needs based on customer feedback.

• Develop programs to meet organization needs.

• Ensure compliance with clinical patient care standards, regulatory requirements and established policies and procedures.

• Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Interview, hiring and training employees, assign and direct work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.

• Manage, Coordinate services for clients and monitor clinical staff caseloads.

• Provide clinical direction, supervision and coordination, as appropriate, for treatment staff and consultants.

• Provide crisis management, debriefing, and on-the-spot clinical consultation to clinical staff.

• Provide and/or coordinate training for clinical staff as needed.

• Provide training, supervision, and coordinate internships for students.

• Work with the CEO and Executive Team to interview and hire clinical staff and student interns.

• Coordinate and manage services provided by outside service providers.

• Monitor to assure that Continuous Quality Improvement goals and Quality Assurance Standards are being met.

• Must demonstrate ability to deal with crisis situations which require prompt decision and action.

• Conduct group sessions as needed and document as required.

• Conduct family sessions as needed when families are available and document.

• Conduct individual sessions with clients as needed and document.

• Coordinate services with families, referral sources, and other treatment providers.

• Provide information for any insurance reviews as applicable.

• Assure that all clinical services and paperwork comply with all regulatory agency guidelines (federal, state, and accreditation).


• Master’s degree in Social Work (LCSW/LMSW with LPC)

• Licensure Required

• 4-5 years working with addictions and co-occurring disorders

• 3 – 5 years of clinical management and program management experience.

• Ability to take all client information and formulate treatment goals and objectives.