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Job Title: Clinical Director

Reports To: Executive Director

Northpoint Recovery Holdings, LLC, established in 2009, is a growing, behavioral healthcare treatment platform treating adults with substance use disorder and co-occurring conditions under the Northpoint Recovery brand and adolescents with mental healthcare conditions under the Imagine by Northpoint brand. The Company serves patients with commercial health insurance and is an in-network model. Northpoint has grown from two facilities to 14 today entirely on a de novo basis with plans to expand rapidly in both existing and new markets. Organizational values include humility, heart, inspiration and conviction. Our commitment to excellence means doing good for others and engaging in innovative empirical based treatment. In short, our mission is to help people get their lives back and show them respect and empathy in the process.

POSITION SUMMARY: As a vital member of the Northpoint team, the Clinical Director will serve as a member of the Idaho leadership team and a trusted advisor on the quality execution of clinical and operational processes. This person will oversee that the facility provides ethical and effective substance use disorder and mental health counseling, intervention and family services to patients. This person ensures staff compliance with national and state regulations, in-house policies, procedures, and clinical programming. This person will participate in the hiring process and provide staff supervision, coaching and discipline, and training and oversight to ensure all staff is in compliance with all facility rules and policies. This person will oversee the counseling and clinical support teams, and will work with the multidisciplinary team to ensure excellent patient care and treatment outcomes.


  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the inpatient program including treatment services, programming, and all key responsibilities required by state and federal guidelines
  • Optimize clinical and operational processes while ensuring excellent patient care standards
  • Collaborate with the Market VP and other leadership to assist in meeting business and clinical objectives; support/maximize current business activities and provision of quality patient care
  • Evaluate staff competency. Provide professional growth and development of staff and provide direction and support to the staff regarding attainment of short-term and long-term goals and objectives
  • Audit charts for policy & procedure compliance, appropriate documentation, and completion of all internal paperwork/documents
  • Identify at least one person to be responsible for clinical supervision duties, if not acting in this role
  • Create, update, and review evidenced-based curriculum utilized in lecture and educational sessions for clients alongside the expanded clinical team
  • Manage a small caseload and run groups as necessary
  • Schedule and facilitate quarterly all staff meetings, monthly Rec Tech meetings, and counseling staff meetings at least twice weekly
  • Create, provide, and research in-house clinical trainings to improve team skills
  • Directly oversee client risk assessment needs and follow through
  • Case staffing, individual case supervision, review of case record maintenance, treatment planning, facilitate individual and group therapy, discharge planning, and documentation standards
  • Ensure staff knowledge and utilization of all written Northpoint guidelines, protocol, policies, and procedures
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving amongst clinical staff
  • Delegate growth opportunities and tasks to clinical staff when necessary
  • Review clinical documentation daily and provide signatures as needed
  • Work closely, cooperatively, and amicably while maintaining professional boundaries with all staff and clients
  • Monitor clinical staff organization and cover scheduling needs; organize holiday group coverage
  • Oversee clinical correspondence; probation officers, outside counselors, doctors, court system, and all external needs for clinical communication
  • Promote employee engagement to achieve a positive and productive workforce
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with established policies and procedures and standards of care
  • Other clinically appropriate services and special projects as assigned


  • Master’s Degree in relevant field or commensurate experience required
  • Must hold an active substance use or mental health licensure in the state where treatment services are rendered
  • Must maintain applicable state licensure requirements at hire, and for the entire duration of employment
  • Minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible exempt level experience in mental health discipline
  • Minimum of two (2) years in an administrative or leadership capacity
  • Ability to work with a diverse client population and possess strong interpersonal skills and knowledge required for treating clients assigned
  • Must hold strong personal boundaries and able to build rapport with patients
  • Must understand and adhere to the ethical standards of the respective licensure governing board
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate and maintain internal and external relationships in an ambiguous and fast-paced environment while maintaining focus on execution and results
  • Action-oriented with the ability to: adapt to change, work independently, prioritize tasks, and drive to finish
  • Must have solid clinical judgment
  • Experience with a growing company with multiple entities preferred


  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Strong mentoring, and coaching experience to a team with diverse levels of expertise; ability to influence and engage employees and peers
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management, board of directors, and staff
  • Ability to operate as a practical tactical as well as a strategic thinker
  • Comfortable analyzing information and dealing with complexity
  • Quickly and effectively identify and resolve problematic situations
  • Able to handle confidential material in a reliable manner
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite


  • LCSW, LMSW, LCPC, LPC, LMFT, or CADC required
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Must maintain current nationally accredited CPR/First Aid/AED certification
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record


  • Direct manager for clinical and support staff


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Job frequently performed at a desk in front of a computer; requires heavy use of mouse and keyboard
  • Work environment consists of a residential inpatient treatment facility. Exposure to emotionally impaired patients will be frequent. Stress ranges from low to intense, depending on the situation
  • Must have the reasonable ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, feel, reach, balance, stoop, kneel, talk, and hear. Must be reasonably capable of lifting fifteen (15) pounds


  • Completion of a tuberculin screening during the first week of employment
  • Completion of a pre-employment drug screening, post-accident, and upon reasonable suspicion of use
  • Completion of orientation and required paperwork before reporting to work
  • Demonstrated computer literacy
  • Completion of CPR/First Aid Training within the first 90 days of employment
  • Attendance at all mandatory staff development and training
  • Completion of background and professional reference checks
  • Completion of a Motor Vehicle Record check

Job Type: Full-Time


  • $99,000 - $125,000 annual salary

Professional Development:

  • Northpoint provides reimbursement for clinical licensure fees
  • Northpoint provides clinical supervision for licensure at no cost to the employee
  • Professional development, and the opportunity for continuing education credits to maintain licensure is provided at no cost to the employee

Full-Time Benefits Include:

  • 85% Employer Paid Medical premium for employee level coverage – spouse and dependent premiums are subsidized at 50%
  • 100% Employer Paid Basic Life Insurance equal to 1x annual salary
  • 100% Employer Paid Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability, and Supplemental Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Pre-tax Savings Accounts for all IRS-allowable medical and dependent care expenses
  • Generous Paid Time Off plan and 10 paid holidays annually
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • 401K Retirement Plan & Employer Match
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Consumer discounts through LifeMart
  • Free parking!

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

  • Meridian, Idaho; reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (Required)

This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be and exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. It is meant to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jo

Employees with potential access to protected health information must comply with all procedures and guidelines governed by HIPAA.

Northpoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Northpoint is an At-Will employer. Employment may be terminated at any time by the employee or employer with or without notice.

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