Clinical Supervisor

Avatar Residential Detox Center
January 12, 2021
2 Morris Road, Ringwood
Job Type
Career level
1-3 years
salary range in US $
$30- $35
Certificate Needed:
Other Certifications
LAC, LSW, LPC, LCSW, LMT, LMFT, ACS all a plus


Position Overview:   The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the supervision and quality assurance of all clinical services provided by ARDC including the training and supervision of all clinical staff. The Clinical Supervisor works directly under the Clinical Director relating to the program and clinical services provided.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the oversight, supervision, and quality assurance of all mental health and AOD clinical services including both record-keeping and direct services;
  • Ensure clinical services are in compliance with county, state, and federal regulatory agencies.
  • In conjunction with the Clinical Director ensure adherence to the required HIPAA and documentation requirements as identified by county, state, and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Review treatment plans, case notes, and written correspondence in order to verify that such documents meet county, state, and federal agency standards.
  • In coordination with the Clinical Director, facilitate team Case Conference on a weekly basis to ensure coordinated implementation of treatment plans and service utilization such that the comprehensive care of clients reflects the philosophy and objectives of ADRC.
  • Evaluate all clinical staff quarterly.
  • Participate in management team meetings and attend Board of Directors meetings when requested by the Executive Director.
  • Perform other clinical and supervisory duties as assigned.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.
  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.

Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school in social work, marriage and family therapy, psychology, counseling, nursing, or related field plus 5 years’ experience.
Master's degree preferred with LCADC and CCS.
Program development, evaluation, solid organizational skills, and public speaking.
Strong written and oral communication skills.

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