Clinical Director or Clinical Supervisor for Addiction Treatment center

Sunrise Centre Inc
630 Walnut St, Alpena, MI 49707
$65,000 - $78,000 a year - Full-time

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  • $65,000 - $78,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


630 Walnut St, Alpena, MI 49707

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description

Position Title: Clinical Director in Substance Use Disorder treatment center

Reports To: Executive Director

Supervises: Care Managers, Case Manager, Intake Coordinator, Peer Recovery Coaches

Purpose of Position: Provides Clinical Supervision to staff and programmatic development and support of the agency, facilitating and enhancing the provision of high-quality treatment services across the levels of care provided and services delivered. Supports the development and implementation of effective clinical service delivery to inpatient and outpatient clients of the Centre based on the applicable competencies and evidence based practices relevant to the treatment of substance use and co-occurring disorders. Balances the administrative responsibilities of clinical supervision with the clinical responsibilities of supervision and direct service delivery. Contributes to a healthy work culture and environment that maximizes the strengths of team members and supports diversity, helping to attract and maintain staff of top quality and reputation. Work closely with staff as a member of a treatment team, ensuring healthy staff-to-staff and staff-to client relationships. Collaborates with the Executive Director on strengthening and growing programming and services that align with the agency mission, growth in the field of addiction treatment, and supports the agency reputation and fiscal responsibility.

Qualifications: The Clinical Director holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field with full licensure that is in good standing relevant to degree held (LMSW or LPC). The Clinical Director is required to hold the following credentials through the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals: CAADC (Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor) with a minimum of 4-5 years of experience in the treatment field and holds a credential as a CCS (Certified Clinical Supervisor) or is eligible for and can apply to be on a development plan working towards that credential. Has completed the required 30 or more hours of training in supervision and has minimum of 2-3 years in a supervisory role with experience in clinical documentation, competencies in working with PIHPs and accrediting/regulatory bodies, clinical planning, providing individual and group supervision, and staff evaluation is preferred.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

· Provides supervision to staff ensuring services are provided in an ethical manner in compliance with established standards and best practices in the field, accreditation and regulatory requirements, and within their scope of practice

· Monitor, evaluate, and promote clinical competence in a diverse staff and across the organization in a direct and objective manner

· Collaborates with the Executive Director and leadership team to strengthen treatment efficacy and support model fidelity in the delivery of evidence-based services

· Provides and facilitates, in individual and group supervision, ongoing consultation and guidance to staff in addressing complex client needs, treatment strategies and interventions, and application of the clinical skills needed to support high quality client care

· Models good clinical skills, professionalism, and clinical competencies

· Provides ongoing and comprehensive chart review and auditing of client records and clinical service delivery, providing feedback to staff as appropriate to improve the content of records and support staff development in the writing of comprehensive multi-dimensional assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, and other supporting documentation

· Applies knowledge and judgment of program policies and procedures and confidentiality standards and supports staff in implementation of these standards

· Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate tactfully and diplomatically, especially with respect to appropriate delivery of feedback, confidentiality of both staff and clients, and modeling professionalism in communications regarding the agency

· Supports training and professional development needs of staff

· Acts as Corporate Compliance Officer and fulfills the duties of that role in collaboration with Executive Director

· Maintains limited case load of inpatient and outpatient clients and limited group coverage, provides additional coverage when staff are absent or staff caseloads are full to support agency and client care

· Collaborates with Intake Coordinator to maintain agency Census and oversee the distribution of cases to staff

· Supports agency compliance with grants and contracts that impact clinical services in collaboration with Executive Director

· Supports staff in developing and implementing healthy case load management practices, monitors and supports required documentation practices, and ensures authorization of services are up to date

· Demonstrates and maintains up to date knowledge on CARF standards, licensure rules and regulations relevant to the field and agency, and applies that knowledge to service delivery standards

· Supports staff in upholding ethical standards, applying appropriate problem solving and decision making skills, and applying conflict resolution strategies with both clients and in peer to peer interactions

· Completes routine performance evaluations with supervisees and collaborates with Executive Director to address personnel issues with staff and disciplinary or corrective action needs

· Maintains up to date knowledge of the agency medical record system and support staff in training and use of that medical record system as well as implementation of practices that keep records secure

· Supports staff in completion of the application, documentation submission process, and credentialing process of MCBAP development plans and credentialing, providing ongoing support, training, and monitoring to ensure staff are meeting criteria for the MCBAP credentials

· Participates in regularly scheduled leadership team meetings to support and improve agency operations

· Represents the agency in a professional manner to strengthen community partnerships, advocate for agency and client best interests, coordinate care across cross-disciplinary teams, and promote the agency mission as appropriate

· Collaborates with Executive Director and the Board of Directors in development and implementation of programs that align with the agency’s mission and support the agency in becoming a leader in the field of Substance Use and Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment services

· Collaborates with the Executive Director and leadership team on the development and implementation of strategic planning that supports the agency mission

· Supports the recruitment, hiring, professional development and training of qualified persons to fill open positions and support the agency’s ability to provide consistent high quality services in each program

· Supports recruitment and oversight of volunteers and interns that support the agency, those served by the agency, and contributes to the expansion of professionals in the field with expertise in treating the populations served

· Maintains a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field and how those developments impact the organization and service provision

· Publicize the activities of the organization, its programs and goals, and highlights the strengths and offerings of the agency in a professional manner that aligns with the agency mission

· Demonstrates competence in cultural issues impacting the lives of staff, residents and clients, including consideration of age, gender, sexual orientation, spiritual beliefs, and socioeconomic status

-Additional duties as assigned by Executive Director.

Special Skills/Requirements:

· Participate in continuous quality improvement as required by Sunrise Centre

· Operate computer, scanner, printer, fax, copier, and telephone

· Apply Word processing, scanning, spreadsheet, and database skills

· Demonstrate understanding of and ability to comply with the confidentiality standards in HIPAA and 42 CFR confidentiality regulations

Physical Demands:

· Able to lift up to 30 lbs. occasionally

· Able to perform repetitive motions using a keyboard and sitting for long periods of time with some walking, standing, stair climbing and stooping

· Possess an ability to work comfortably as a team player and thrive in a fast paced environment which requires handling stressful situations

  • Accepts responsibility for own actions, follows policies and procedures, meets commitments and deadlines
  • Able to work cooperatively with all staff and persons served; treats others with respect and promotes a positive work environment
  • Able to communicate effectively and selects appropriate methods for communication

· Able to remain alcohol and drug free in the workplace and pass a drug or alcohol screen and background check at any time before and during employment

Position will be open for recruitment for several months for comprehensive recruitment of qualified candidates. Please submit cover letter and resume to for consideration.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 - $78,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Master's (Required)


  • CAADC certification (Required)
  • Full License as LMSW or LPC (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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