Clinical Director - Corrections in Middleton, MA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 12/25/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


We Save Lives:

Our Corrections Comprehensive Treatment Center team is dedicated to saving lives. We are looking for passionate, talented professionals who share our desire to provide the best quality care to our patients. We are prepared to treat the entire disease, not just a piece of it. We are the frontline of the fight against the opioid epidemic. If you are ready to save and impact lives, we are looking for you.

Our Team:

Essex County Sheriff's Department CTC, located in Middleton, MA, is one of over 125 outpatient addiction recovery centers nationwide. Acadia Comprehensive Treatment Centers is the leading provider of medication-assisted treatment in the nation, servicing over 62,000 patients per day. Our corrections team is dedicated to serving the incarcerated population in their treatment of opioid use disorder. Our mission is to offer full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications that will lead to lower rates of opioid abuse, shrinking re-incarceration rates and a decrease in overdoses of former inmates.


Your Job as a Clinical Director:

The Clinical Director is responsible for the supervision of a clinical work group in an outpatient addiction recovery environment. The primary responsibilities of our Clinical Director are directing care of patients, facilitating work flow, serving as a resource for staff and providing team leadership to our vendor team of clinicians. Clinical Directors have the oversight of maintaining standards of professional counseling practice in accordance with clinic policies and procedures. They are instrumental in the treatment of our patients and oversite of our clinical staff.

Our Benefits: 

Acadia Healthcare is committed to offering an enviable internal culture and environment that encourages and supports both professional and personal growth that you are proud of. As a member of the Acadia family, you will have growth opportunities that are second to none in the industry. Members of our leadership team will enjoy full benefit eligibility, including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching and company-paid group term life insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick time and personal days.
  • Continuing education reimbursement

Your Responsibilities as a Clinical Director:

  • Provides supervision of clinical staff and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, CARF standards, and clinic and corporate policies and procedures;
  • Makes staff assignments and creates schedules; updates support staff when changes are made;
  • Monitors counselor’s compliance with productivity requirements and develops improvement plan when requirements are not met;
  • Ensures quality patient care; conducts treatment plan reviews as needed;
  • Performs chart audits and communicates results of audits to staff;
  • Assess level of care for patients; conducts treatment plan review as required;
  • Participate in reviews ensuring adherence to policy, best practices, and regulatory requirements;
  • Assists with the recruitment, hiring and training of qualified clinical staff;
  • May also be involved in crisis intervention and work as a liaison within community;
  • Ensures ethical and professional conduct by clinical staff; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Complies with organizational policies, procedures, performance improvement initiatives and maintains organizational and industry policies regarding confidentiality;
  • Communicate clearly and effectively to patients and  members of the health care team;
  • Exhibits therapeutic rapport with patients maintaining professional boundaries, being respectful of personal space, giving patients direct attention and while maintaining rational detachment;
  • Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintains them over time; and,
  • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

Job Requirements

Your Skills and Qualifications as a Clinical Supervisor:

  • Master’s Degree in behavioral or related field and 2 years clinical experience in a health or human service agency, one year of which working directly with behavioral health or addiction recovery population
  • Must have 2 years of supervised substance abuse counseling experience and at least 1 year full time equivalent of clinical experience in a supervisory role

Licenses and Certifications:

  • LADC, LICSW, LMHC or other applicable license required IND01