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Job Description: 

The Clinical Manager is responsible for the quality clinical services of the Behavioral Health and assigned staff. Responsible for overseeing a variety of adult and juvenile programs. As a member of the agency Management Team, the Clinical Manager contributes to the agency’s overall strategic planning. The Clinical Manager participates in program development, implementation, and evaluation, as well as reviewing potential lines of new services. The Clinical Manager assists in developing and submitting formal proposals, as needed. He or she collaborates with community agencies, funding sources, customers, and monitoring agencies, and markets the agency’s services, as appropriate. The Clinical Manager focuses on efforts to expand and improve all agency programs and services.

Clinical Manager of Justice Services

Essential Duties:

  • Oversees the department’s clinical programs and identifies strategies for growth of programs and increased quality of programs.

  • Routinely audits and assesses for service deficiencies and intervenes as necessary.

  • Assists in the implementation of orientation and ongoing training of new employees.

  • Assists the Director or designee in reviewing and responding to concerns or grievances raised by regulatory or oversight entities.

  • Provides direct administrative and clinical supervision of clinical staff and interns. Ensures that supervisees are consistently meeting productivity requirements. Implements effective interventions to motivate staff to meet expectations.

  • Oversees delivery of appropriate clinical services and ensures that the clinical staff members comply with established guidelines and requirements set forth in all contracted services.

  • Conducts regular departmental meetings and assists the Director or designee in conducting “all staff” meetings.

  • Attends outside meetings as requested by the Director or designee.

  • Assists with the interview and selection process of prospective employees for clinical and non-clinical positions.

  • Monitors and ensures the fiscal integrity of the department.


Minimum Requirements:


  • Must hold a current license in Arizona as a Behavioral Health Professional. The agency will consider the following:

  • Licensed Psychologist

  • Licensed Professional Counselor

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist


  • Must have at least Five (5) years’ experience in behavioral health with a minimum of three (2) years supervisory experience.

  • Strong writing skills. Crisis management. Risk management. Clinical documentation. Cultural competence. Good public speaking skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to identify and implement effective service delivery systems in addition to clinical service delivery.

  • Ability to understand funding streams, funding types and the impact on agency service delivery.

  • Ability to organize data and present outcomes.


Note to Applicants: It is anticipated this position will be highly demanding and will require you to fully devote the time and energy necessary to meet the job functions. There may be some evening and weekend hours required. A small direct service case load is expected with this position.

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