Outpatient Clinical Director

Vertava Health Dallas, TX $
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Outpatient Clinical Director 

Reports to: VP, Outpatient Development

FLSA Status: Exempt 

ABOUT VERTAVA HEALTH: 

Vertava Health, formerly known as Addiction Campuses, is a leading provider of SUD treatment and recovery services via various effective and innovative addiction treatment programs from industry-leading professionals who help build a comprehensive life in recovery beyond the standard 30-day plan. With four unique residential treatment centers and a virtual care platform serving patients across the country, Vertava Health creates successful programs tailored to an individual’s struggle with substance abuse and mental health. 

In order to make this possible, we need an exceptional Outpatient Clinical Director who can meet the requirements below. Think you have what it takes to help us change lives all over the country? 

Job Summary: 

As Outpatient Clinic Program Director, you will organize and oversee the clinical program and daily operations of the outpatient clinic. You will ensure all aspects of clinical care and programming align with evidence-based best practices, and comply with all applicable legal, ethical, and regulatory standards. The ideal candidate for this position has proven experience in a clinical leadership role, outstanding organizational and communication skills, and in-depth knowledge of addiction and mental health treatment. 

Priority responsibilities include: 

  • Outpatient Clinical Director

    Reports to: SVP of Denovo

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    ABOUT VERTAVA HEALTH:

    Vertava Health, formerly known as Addiction Campuses, is a leading provider of SUD treatment and recovery services via various effective and innovative addiction treatment programs from industry-leading professionals who help build a comprehensive life in recovery beyond the standard 30-day plan. With four unique residential treatment centers and a virtual care platform serving patients across the country, Vertava Health creates successful programs tailored to an individual’s struggle with substance abuse and mental health.

    In order to make this possible, we need an exceptional Outpatient Clinic Program Director who can meet the requirements below. Think you have what it takes to help us change lives all over the country?

    Job Summary:

    As Outpatient Clinical Director, you will organize and oversee the clinical program and daily operations of the outpatient clinic. You will ensure all aspects of clinical care and programming align with evidence-based best practices, and comply with all applicable legal, ethical, and regulatory standards. The ideal candidate for this position has proven experience in a clinical leadership role, outstanding organizational and communication skills, and in-depth knowledge of addiction and mental health treatment. 


    Priority responsibilities include:

    Develop and supervise a team of therapists, case managers NPs and recovery coach technicians

    • Day to day oversight and coordination of care team

    • Manage clinic capacity and work schedules

    • Work with central functions to ensure appropriate documentation, adherence to policies, and communication

    • Engage with the community to foster strong local relationships

    • Deliver group therapy sessions and/or lead IOP/PHP programming as needed

    • Conduct biweekly supervision with direct reports

    • Provide opportunities for professional growth and development

    • Foster a culture of collaboration, communication, positive energy, and compassionate support for patients, peers, and oneself

    • Ensures program financial viability through review of revenue and cost control mechanisms

    • Responsible for achieving targeted key metrics for facility and organization established by Executive Leadership team.

    • Overall responsibility for state licensing compliance by ensuring program and facility compliance, and employment record compliance.

    • Responsible and accountable for managing direct reports including: Preparation and presentation of performance evaluations, objective setting, compensation recommendations, training and development, disciplinary actions, selection interviews, and monitoring adherence to Company and department policies, procedures, and practices.

    Review, update, and create clinical policies and practices to advance: 

    • Standards of care

    • Safety

    • Measurable positive outcomes

    • Efficiency and workflow

    • Patient and staff satisfaction

    • Compliance with all applicable laws and regulatory standards

    Improve and oversee processes related to:

    • Admissions and intake

    • Assessments and referrals

    • Treatment and aftercare planning

    • Documentation expectations

    • Training and competency checks

    • Maintain department budget and manage expenses

    Plan, implement, and document education specific to:

    • Motivational Interviewing

    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) 

    • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) 

    • Healthy boundaries

    • Crisis intervention

    • Self-care

    Collaborate with other departments, teams and stakeholders, including:

    • Treatment teams 

    • local- and Senior-Leadership Teams

    • Business development teams

    • Medical Director, Medical and Psychiatric Providers

    • Nursing Department

    • Patient families

    • Local hospitals and providers

    • Utilization review team and insurance companies 

    • Local colleges and universities

    • Professional organizations

    Other duties as assigned


    Requirements:

    • Licensed Clinician: Psy., PhD, LICSW, LMHC, LPC, LCSW, LCDC

    • Minimum of 5-years post licensure experience

    • Minimum 3 years of clinical supervisory experience

    • Understanding of the disease model of addiction and evidence-based treatment

    • Knowledge of relevant legal, regulatory, and ethical standards 

    • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills; judgement; and decision-making ability

    • Familiarity with DSM and ASAM Dimensions and level of care criteria

    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

    • Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stress


    Physical Requirements: 

    • Ability to use hands and fingers, talk or hear

    • Ability to sit, stand, walk and reach continually. Ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch frequently

    • Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds

    • Close vision required to see computer monitor, read documents, and operate copy and fax machine

    • Work environment is indoors and climate controlled. Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions

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