Phoenix House Clinical Director in Long Island City, New York

Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person.

We are looking for a dynamic licensed clinician to work as the Clinical Director, reporting to the Campus Director, for a large residential treatment program located in Long Island City, New York. As the Clinical Director, you will manage the day to day clinical operations of the program. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone comfortable working in a fast-paced residential treatment facility that is transitioning to providing a full continuum of clinical treatment to our patients.

The Clinical Director is responsible for:

  • Supervision, development and management ofdirectclinicaland clinical supervisorystaff

  • Oversight and development of residential support, administrative, and contracted medical staff

  • Direct clinical services (i.e., crisis intervention/de-escalation, assessment, counseling, family therapy, referrals and discharge planning) to residents as needed

  • Reviewing and approve all facets of discharge planning

  • Ensuring that treatment operations meet clinical regulations and comply with Medicaid and other reimbursement standards

  • Collaborating with Learning and Development and Clinical leadership to ensure delivery of evidence-based clinical services (CBT, MI, trauma-informed)

  • Building collaborative and clinically effective treatment teams for each floor of the facility



  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Mental Health or related field

  • License issued by NYS in good standing


  • Three years clinical experience in substance use disorder treatment


  • Familiarity with OASAS regulations

  • Computer literacy

Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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