Assistant Clinic Director in Layton, UT at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/1/2020

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Job Description


Our Passion:

We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to provide the best quality care to our patients and lead the fight against the opioid epidemic. We are prepared to treat the entire disease, not just  the symptoms.

Our Team:

Discovery House of Layton, located in Layton, Utah, is part of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, the leading provider of medication-assisted treatment in the nation. Our operation team provides daily oversight and management of an outpatient facility for patients seeking recovery from Opioid Use Disorder. Our mission is to provide full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications. Our team is the front line of our fight against the opiate epidemic.

Our Benefits: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

Your Job as an Assistant Clinic Director:

The assistant clinic director operates under the direction of the clinic director to manage their assigned clinic, generally in situations where the clinic director has oversight for more than one clinic.  They are responsible for implementation of the clinic’s strategic business plan and annual operating budget.  The assistant clinic director coordinates daily operations to ensure delivery of quality services, staff development, maintenance of licensure and accreditations, financial performance, and continuous performance improvement.    

We have daily shifts that allow our employees to have stable schedules and enjoy quality time away from the facility. Shift hours are early mornings from 5:00 AM - 2:00 PM, allowing you to enjoy a great work/life balance.

Your Responsibilities as an Assistant Clinic Director:

  • Manages clinic services and resources to meet financial and operational objectives of the clinic’s strategic business plan and annual operating budget;
  • Exercises final authority over clinic daily operations and will work with the Medical Director on clinical/medical related issues;
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of all clinic policies and procedures including public affairs and community relations.
  • Responsible for the delivery of treatment services and submitting protocols, protocol amendments, and reports to the State and or Federal Departments as required and in full agreement with corporate and regional leadership;
  • Accountable for managing people, setting direction and deploying resources; typically is responsible for performance evaluations, pay reviews and hire/fire decisions;
  • Responsible for providing training and development opportunities for clinic staff.
  • Responsible for maintaining compliance with all Federal and State Laws and Regulations, including the submission of corrective action plans to said agencies i.e. FDA, DEA and State ADP;
  • Responsible for the security of medications, medical records, employee records and any other documentation deemed necessary by corporate leadership, the FDA, DEA and /or State ADP;
  • Responsible for ensuring that the clinic protects the rights and confidentiality of all patients and to provide each with the required medical and clinical care;
  • Responsible for the notification to all persons receiving services of their obligations to safeguard take-home medications; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Your Skills and Qualifications as an Assistant Clinic Director:

  • Bachelor's degree in social, behavioral or mental health services field from an accredited college or university
  • Experience overseeing services in an outpatient environment; preferably in mental health or addiction recovery.
  • Previous management experience preferred.
  • No history of alcohol or other drug misuse for a period of three years before employment as the Asst. Clinic Director and does not display evidence of misuse of alcohol or other drugs while employed as the Asst. Clinic Director


  • Will be an appropriately licensed and / or certified professional with training or experience in Outpatient Treatment