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Clinical Director - Houston, TX

Galena Park, Texas
Job Type
23 Sep 2022

Job Description

The Director of Clinical Services oversees all clinicians and directs all clinical treatment. Works with the CEO and Director of Quality Management in meeting expectations and directives of the Governing Board. Serves on the executive leadership team that directs strategy, operations, policies, and practice standards.The Director of Clinical Services supports the admissions department to ensure that patients are appropriate for admission and are placed in the appropriate levels of care.


  • Implement and evaluate patient treatment as outlined in DBH protocols and treatment plans.
  • Oversee the progress of each patient.
  • Ensure patients receive quality evaluation and an accurate diagnosis of problems.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of treatment plans for individual patients.
  • Oversee all of the clinical treatment programs at PaRC (ie Residential, PHP, Continuing Care, IOP, for both Adolescent and Adult populations, etc.)
  • Review patient complaints and address any concerns to assure resolution in a timely manner.
  • Provide supervision to clinical staff regarding behavioral interventions, behavioral contracts, complex patients, etc.
  • Provide continual training and education to clinical staff to ensure the highest quality of care is delivered to patients.
  • Oversee quality of Medical Records.
  • Supervise all clinical staff within the facility.
  • Supervise and train assigned Intern Students.
  • Directly supervise and develop primary therapists.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews on clinical staff.
  • Develop and implement clinical competencies to ensure that staff are qualified to perform the required duties in their job description.
  • Ensure development and competency of clinical staff at every level, ensuring that appropriate training and education is provided.
  • Lead the interviewing and hiring process for clinical therapists and clinical staff.
  • Participate in and attend various committees of the facility as designated by established policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all clinical departments operate within an established budget.
  • Assure that staffing meets the guidelines of licensure and accreditation and are consistent with census and budgetary parameters (ie not understaffed or overstaffed).
  • Cultivate an environment which encourages open, clear, consistent, and honest communication.
  • In all interpersonal interactions, build a spirit of cooperation which contributes to achieving the mission of PaRC - DBH.
  • Be dependable, punctual, accountable, and use time productively.
  • Respond to internal/external emails and phone calls in a timely manner.
  • Conduct weekly Clinical Staff Meetings.
  • Lead bi-weekly Treatment Team meetings.
  • Conduct daily treatment team reviews.
  • Supervise and monitor clinical staff schedules.
  • Forecast needs and ensure that PaRC - DBH is adequately staffed in all clinical disciplines to ensure quality treatment and meet the needs of our patients and programs.
  • Work to develop PaRC - DBH human resources to their best potential.
  • Continually monitor employee performance and competency and ensure that employees are receiving meaningful and regular feedback on their performance.
  • Provide coverage for groups and individual sessions, as necessary.
  • Provide the framework for clinical research, as necessary.
  • Model and actively support the principles of the PaRC Culture Program.
  • Champion performance improvement as a fundamental philosophy in the organization.
  • Serves 24-hour call for emergencies in coordination with the PaRC - DBH leadership team.
  • Ensure that the facility is in compliance with any/all regulatory bodies and is always prepared for surveys.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

This is a full-time position. To learn more about our programs, please visit .

  • Master's degree required; PhD preferred
  • Applicable clinical licensure in the state of Texas - LMFT, LCSW, LPC
  • A minimum of 5+ years in a supervisory position
  • Knowledge of crisis management and therapeutic intervention
  • Effective written, oral, and computer skills, including presentations
  • Ability to organize, manage time, and problem-solve

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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  • Job Reference: 719404483-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Discovery Behavioral Health
  • Location: Galena Park, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent