The initial role of the Executive Clinical Director is to develop and implement the clinical programming and to collaborate with the CEO to implement the operational infrastructure. Once AAR is serving patients, this position is responsible for overseeing the clinical operations and counseling staff in accordance with established standards of care, treatment objectives, and company goals. The Executive Director’s responsibilities extend to providing oversight and guidance to AAR’s operations staff.
Develop and implement AAR’s clinical programming.
Oversee the clinical operations in accordance with established standards of care, treatment objectives, and company goals.
Provide leadership and direction to clinical and support staff in accordance with program goals and objectives, including individual and group supervision and monitoring the clinical work of clinical supervisees.
Interface with AAR’s Medical Director and other medical personnel as appropriate.
Evaluate program effectiveness, formulate plans for improvement and implement strategies to accomplish continued improvement.
Monitor treatment records for appropriate documentation of care and effectiveness of the treatment plan.
Ensure an adequate system of communication and reporting is maintained with referents and continuing care resources.
Conduct and maintain records of clinical review meetings.
Develop and conduct trainings in clinical topics related to the delivery of SUD services.
Develop clinical staffing schedules in accordance with client and clinical program needs.
Evaluate direct reports according to personnel policies.
Responsible for recruitment, interviewing, onboarding and exit interviews for clinical staff.
Potentially maintain patient caseload—to vary based on number of supervisees and other administrative responsibilities.
CANDIDATES WITH THE FOLLOWING WILL BE PRIORITIZED:
Strong leadership skills and business acumen.
Demonstrated success in growing a behavioral health operation.
Master’s Degree (and/or PhD) specializing in alcohol and drug counseling and/or psychology, counseling, marriage & family therapy, or social work.
California licensure (or ability to acquire licensure reciprocity for CA) as a Psychologist, LMFT or LCSW.
Minimum of 4 years of work experience in direct service to individuals with SUD; at least 2 years as part of a provider offering MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment).
Minimum of 2 years of management and hiring experience with emphasis in healthcare administration.
Minimum of 2 years providing clinical and administrative supervision to a counseling staff.
Completed a minimum of 12 hours of training in clinical and ethical supervision.
In-depth knowledge of evidence-based SUD treatment methodologies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Matrix Model (MM), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Relapse Prevention, and Trauma-informed Care.
Experience working with diverse SUD populations with within San Diego County and familiarity with Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) is a plus but not required.
Proficient in MS Office and experience with EMR or EHR systems.
Strong attention to detail, high emotional IQ, and comfortable with ambiguity within a fast-paced environment.
Internal Number: 001
About C4 Consulting
AAR Healthcare is a new outpatient substance use disorder (SUD) treatment provider founded on the principles of conscious capitalism, a business approach designed to create extraordinary outcomes for all stakeholders. AAR will integrate medication assisted treatment (MAT) with evidenced-based psychosocial programming. Among other medications, AAR will focus its MAT protocols on buprenorphine and naltrexone. AAR’s first clinic location is in the San Marcos region of San Diego and it will commence serving patients as of January 2021 via a hybrid telemedicine and in-person model. The clinic will focus on private pay patients initially and expand to both commercial insurance and Medi-Cal patients within its first year.