You will report directly to the Managing Partners.  The Clinical Director is exclusively responsible for the development, administration, and management of the clinical programs and staff of all the facilities.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of all clients.
  • Ensures the privacy and confidentiality of all patients and their records.
  • Completes duties in a professional and timely manner.
  • Reports all incidents of abuse and neglect to DHS.
  • Has direct responsibility for efficient, professional, and timely operation of all clinical services, including the supervision of all clinical staff.
  • Ensures that all records are accurate and are prepared in a timely fashion and audits all records in a way consistent with best practices and/or accreditation requirements.
  • Ensures that all records are available for DHS or SUPR
  • Has direct supervision responsibility of clinical services provided by direct care staff, secretarial, ancillary, and volunteer staff.
  • Trains, or causes to be trained, staff, volunteers, and students under supervision that are a part of an internship or externship from a university or college degree program.
  • Ensures and maintains safety of property belonging to and on facility grounds.
  • Ensures that program schedules and functions are met in a professional and timely manner.
  • Ensures and coordinates with clinical staff’s functioning, so as to avoid scheduling conflicts for clients, between Administration, Medical, Clinical, and programmatic needs or requirements set-forth by the Standards.
  • Stands “on call” unless arranged for coverage by a designee of the Executive team.
  • Coordinates all clinical activities to ensure clients receive appropriate clinical treatment set forth by licensing, accreditation, contractual agreements, and the Policies and Procedures of the program.
  • Establishes oversight of all client records in full compliance with the license requirements of the State of Illinois.
  • Ensures that all staff members from all disciplines work effectively, individually and as a total Treatment Team.
  • Ensures that all relevant information is provided to the client, the parents or managing conservator of the client on a regular basis and at least weekly.
  • Designs, manages, and implements all programmatic curricula and activity to industry standards and best practices.
  • Manages all volunteer activities that fall within the clinical scope of the programs.
  • Coordinates, obtains, and approves all training materials.
  • Manages Site Reviews performed by DHS, SUPR, and/or Accrediting Bodies.
  • Manages types of services and population to be served.
  • Reviews and completes Clinical Staff evaluations.
  • Ensures that assigned duties are performed professionally and in a timely manner, and;
  • Reports directly to the Managing Partners and completes all tasks assigned by the Managing Partners in a professional and timely manner.
  • Attend, upon occasion, meetings held by outside social workers, correctional officers (probation/parole), court dates, etc as may be required in the interest of a client and travel, upon occasion, in order to attend continuing education events, conferences and meetings.


QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Degree in the field of Human Services or Mental Health from an accredited institution.
  • Maintain current license from the Illinois IDFPR, including all necessary CEUs.
  • Licensed in good standing in the state of Illinois (CADC, LCSW, LCPC, etc)
  • Minimum of three (3) years post licensure experience providing treatment services, including chemical dependency counseling experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in program development, implementation, and clinical management.
  • Complete understanding of the Illinois Joint Committee on Administrative Rules Administrative Code Title 77: Public Health, Chater X: Department of Human Services, SubChapter d: License, Part 2060: Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Treatment and Intervention Licenses.



Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.



Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work.