Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.

  • Recovery Services Clinical Director

    Job ID
    # Positions
    Recovery Services (RS)
    Full-Time, Regular
  • Overview




    Job Title:

    Clinical Director


    Recovery Services


    Senior Director of Recovery Services


    Clinical Supervisors (Clinical, Intervention, Peer Support)

    FLSA Status:


    Pay Grade:


    Job Type:

    Full-time, Regular


    General Functions:

    Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Recovery Services (RS), the Clinical Director will oversee the clinical components of all treatment units within RS department, in congruence with treatment philosophy, approach, and service delivery model, and in compliance with State and CARF standards. The position will assist the Senior Director with monitoring and achievement of program goals and objectives, and will collaborate with the Senior Program Manager in program development, delivery of services, and staff development.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Directly supervise the Clinical Supervisors (Clinical, Intervention, and Peer Support). 
    • Work in collaboration with Quality Assurance team to ensure compliance with program fidelity and data assurance.
    • Manage day-to-day operations of all clinical operations.
    • Direct and monitor the RS Clinical Supervisors to manage caseloads, productivity, outcomes and performance measures.
    • Oversee the use of the electronic health record, Recovery Services Case Management System (RSCMS).
    • Provide oversight for the hiring process for all staff under supervision of this position; ensure a thorough orientation of new staff; create staff development plans to ensure staff are gaining necessary skills for certification, and conduct annual and probationary evaluations.
    • Assist in the development of reports to state and federal granting and funding agencies, internal reports and community reports.
    • Develop, revise and maintain the operating policies and procedures of the clinical treatment programs.
    • Oversee the adherence to and maintenance of Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) certification guidelines.
    • Work in collaboration with Behavioral Health Training & Development Supervisor to ensure staff growth and development.
    • Work in close collaboration with the QA committee, Evaluators, and allied community based agencies on a regular basis.
    • Ensure adherence to confidentiality (42 CFR) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations
    • Clinical Director will act in the absence of the Senior Director.
    • Perform all related duties as assigned.

    Job Specifications:

    • Competency in addictions with an emphasis on co-occurring disorders.
    • Demonstrated ability to conduct group therapy.
    • Demonstrated ability to oversee and coordinate delivery of services meeting dosage and patient care requirements.
    • Demonstrated ability to supervise staff and offer effective clinical direction.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management and staff, and affiliated-company employees.
    • Excellent organizational, follow-up, follow-through and detail oriented skills.
    • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
    • Unquestionable personal code of ethics, integrity and confidentiality.

    Minimum Core Competencies:

    • Conflict Management, Decisiveness, Finance/Budgeting, Risk/Liability Management, Staff/Organizational Development, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Problem Solving, Strategic/Systems Thinking, Teamwork, Professionalism.
    • Builds relationships across differences; proactively and positively works through conflict; remains engaged; adept at conflict resolution and mediation techniques.
    • Makes difficult and different types of decisions using different styles and processes.
    • Develops, manages, oversees budgets, projections and alternative business models; multiple funding streams; financial acumen.
    • Ensures regulatory compliance; fiscally accountable; navigates in areas of uncertainty; minimizes potential negative impacts including financial, legal, human resources.
    • Retains and develops staff, incl. into leadership roles; grow people to handle day-to-day operations; develop systems and processes to support organization sustainability.
    • Displays sound emotional intelligence; able to generalize, calm demeanor; adaptable, self-reflective/aware; recognizes impact on others; responsive to needs of others.
    • Has integrity and passion for the mission; is an active contributor, continuous learner, solutions based, team player, collaborator, and facilitator.
    • Addresses issues and solutions. Supports senior level decisions and implementation even if not of personal or programmatic benefit without triangulation.
    • Supports CITC’s sustainability plan and mission/core values; able to independently make strategic decisions, generate innovative ideas and solutions, and multi-task.
    • Leads others; works effectively within a team; maintains team morale and performance.
    • Manages internal/external relationships professionally; loyal and respectful.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related discipline with an emphasis in addictions.
    • Five (5) years clinical supervisory experience.
    • Chemical Dependency Certification II.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the social, health, educational, training, and cultural needs of the Alaska Native/American Indian community.
    • Relevant experience may substitute for educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
    • Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory report from a state and federal background check.

    Additional Information:

    Hiring preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.



    The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job.  It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job.  Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.


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