Clinical Director

The Salvation Army


Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Mobile, AL
Salary: $60,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Clinical Director for the Dauphin Way Lodge located in Mobile, Alabama.

Job Summary

Plans, directs, coordinates, and monitors the day-to-day operations and clinical services of the residential substance abuse treatment program. Develops, implements, and evaluates program operations and services. Supervises all program staff and ensures case management work and files are in compliance with established policies, best practices and procedures as well as Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) Administrative Code, local, state, and federal regulations. Provides clinical supervision, training, refresher courses and educational guidance to substance abuse counselors and coordinators. Ensures counselors obtain and maintain appropriate certifications. Conducts staff meetings. Acts as liaison to ADMH for program compliance; represents the substance abuse treatment program in public and community events.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of substance abuse program administration. Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations governing addiction rehabilitation programs. Knowledge of social service resources and agencies in the community. Ability to motivate, lead, supervise, and evaluate subordinate personnel. Ability to develop, implement, and enforce program policies and procedures. Ability to evaluate program plans and goals based on client\'s needs. Ability to work with the public encompassing all types of behaviors. Ability to build and maintain effective and professional working relationships with clients and community agencies.

Education and Experience

Master\'s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Psychiatric Nursing, or other behavioral health area. Three years of post-master\'s clinical experience in the mental health/substance abuse field. Certification as a substance abuse counselor through NAADAC or AADAA, or licensed as an LPC, LMFT, or LCSW.

Licenses and Certifications

Valid State Driver\'s License. Certified Substance Abuse Counselor or the ability to obtain certification within the time limits of the Alabama administrative code. CPR and First Aid certified within first 30 days.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Work requires performance of duties in social services environments where exposure to communicable and infectious diseases are possible. Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time. Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.

Additional Information

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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