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Clinical Director

Clinical Director

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Harbor Light
Regular Full-Time

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Provides vision and direction to the staff for all programmatic functions of The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center.  The program functions include:  Assessment/Referral, Detoxification, Residential Treatment, Intensive Outpatient Program and Transitional Housing.  Assures that the consumer is provided the highest quality of addiction services utilizing the most up-to-date research methods and theories. 


  • Provide Clinical and Administrative direction to supervised clinical staff facilitating regular meetings.
  • Develop and implement viable evidence-based treatment programs
  • Completes program reporting for funding contracts/agreements
  • Maintain adequate staffing levels to ensure the smooth operation for the staff and clinical appropriateness for clients
  • Oversee consumer metrics as identified by the leadership team
  • Ensure compliance with SAHLC policies and procedures
  • Act as a liaison with Medical Director in order to supervise Detoxification Services
  • Develop and implement strategic goals for the department
  • Oversee and monitor the direct operation of assessments to ensure DARMHA enrollment
  • Collaborate with leadership team for contractual management and audit purposes.
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with community service providers and substance abuse related organizations as assigned
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to provide proper training to clinical staff. 
  • Ensure treatment delivery is in compliance with CARF standards, funding sources, ethics and professional guidelines
  • Conduct and oversee all clinical personnel issues in collaboration with Human Resources
  • Oversee and evaluate intern program


Education:     Bachelor’s Degree and LAC required.   Master’s Degree in Addictions or Social work strongly preferred.  Condition of hire within 3 years must complete a Masters Degree in Addictions, Social work or closely related field. Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor is preferred.


Experience:   Experience providing in a Social Services setting.  Minimum of two years supervisory experience. 


Certifications:  Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC) required, Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor preferred.  Must have a valid chauffeur driver’s license within 60 days of hire.


Skills/Abilities:  Ability to speak, write and understand English in a manner sufficient for effective communication with leadership staff and consumers. Proficiency in Microsoft Office.  Strong leadership, relational and networking skills.