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401 W. International Airport Rd.

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compensation: Salary DOE with excellent benefits available
employment type: full-time

Wisdom Traditions Counseling Services, LLC

Clinical Director, Recovery Services - Anchorage
Alaska Wisdom Recovery

We are growing and have a new opening for an experienced clinical director who desires to work in an integrative, trauma sensitive, and holistically oriented program. As a fully accredited facility, this position is responsible for maintaining all standards as set forth by the State of Alaska DBH and CARF International.

Must be able to work both independently and within a supportive team of professionals and contribute as a member of a vibrant inter-disciplinary team. Looking for a strong and collaborative team-player that is enthusiastic about mental health and addiction recovery. Strong verbal and written communication abilities are a must.

This is a full-time position, requiring at least 40-45 hours of work per week, of which a majority should be in office. This position may at times require weekend work. These hours are subject to change at discretion of management and needs of the company.


The Clinical Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for staff, programs, expansion, and execution of the company Mission. The Director will develop comprehensive knowledge of the company's field, core programs, operations, and business plans.

Leadership and management -

Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of administration, community partnerships, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.
Actively engage and energize the staff, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders.
Develop, maintain, and support a strong team; serve as ex-officio of each committee.
Lead, coach, develop, and retain a high-performance team.
Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress and regularly evaluate program components, to measure successes that can be effectively communicated with executive management and other constituents.
Business development & communication -

Deepen and refine all aspects of communications from web and social media presence to external relations with the goals of creating a stronger brand.
Use strategic planning to ensure quality and sustainability of programs and services.
Clinical oversight and supervision -

Provide clinical oversight in the delivery of services across multiple service areas, programs, and overall service delivery sites. This includes the development of protocols, policy and procedures applicable to all recovery/mental health service staff and programs.
Ensure compliance in all aspects of providing services through quality assurance measures and maintenance of accreditation.
Provide clinical guidance and support to those delivering mental health and recovery services.
Stay up-to-date on trends in standards of practice for mental health provider and provide assistance in (directly or indirectly) training staff in necessary protocols, diagnosis and treatment methods, and clinical intervention strategies for quality mental health service delivery.
Provide coaching and hands-on supervision, as needed, with all mental health / recovery staff.
Works with staff and/or immediate supervisor(s) in cases requiring corrective or disciplinary action and performance improvement planning.
Troubleshoot problems with root-cause analysis and development of new policies to assist service staff in proper service documenting practices.
Attend training's, workshops and other relevant professional development events as appropriate. Make recommendations on quality improvement measures based on current best practices in the field
Provide on-going assessment of program staff; including annual performance evaluation, performance improvement, identifying training needs and creating a yearly training plan to meet those needs
Clinical -

Maintain a caseload equaling an average of 10 session hours of patient contact per week.
Maintain state license while employed at Wisdom.
Obtain a minimum of CDC I certification as soon as eligibility requirements allow and maintain certification while employed at Wisdom.
Follow all applicable Codes of Ethics and laws relating to degree and certifications.


Strategic Thinking

Business Acumen

Problem Solving/Analysis

Decision Making

Supervision Skills

Performance Management

Results Driven

Master's degree or higher in mental health field.

Holds LPC or LCSW license and ability to supervise non-licensed clinicians working toward LPC / LCSW
Certification as a Chemical Dependency Counselor (CDC) I or Behavioral Health Counselor (BHC) I or higher by Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (ACBHC), or certification by another certifying body, such as a state certifying affiliate of the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) or other similar recognized organization; experience judged as meeting certification requirements may be accepted provided the applicant be certified within six months of hire.

Five (5) years' experience as a clinical director in addictions, social services, or mental health and supports holistic health service care as an ancillary service.

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post id: 6793276971


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