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Clinical Director - Eugene, OR

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Company Name:Emergence
Location:Eugene, OR
Employment Type:Full-Time Salary Exempt
Category:Behavioral Health Provider
Pay:$85000 - $90000
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Opportunity, Collaboration, Inclusion! Are you looking for a dynamic clinical leadership position filled with opportunity? Emergence is the place where you will make a difference. Our organization, through collaboration and integrity, strives to provide comprehensive outpatient treatment for mental health, substance abuse, and problem gambling. We are looking for our next Clinical Director who can absorb and honor our journey thus far while providing robust enhancements for the future. If you have curiosity, drive, enthusiasm, and a strong desire to help others, we encourage you to apply. Emergence will provide you with ongoing training opportunities, amazing benefits, generous paid time off, space and time for professional development, and a supportive team to partner with.

Emergence is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Clinical Director to provide direction and support for our clinical staff. You will be responsible for all aspects of clinical state and federal regulatory compliance, ensuring staff are properly trained and certified, and that our clients receive appropriate care to achieve their recovery goals.


The Clinical Director is responsible for providing clinical supervision and developing clinical policies and procedures. This position reports to the Executive director.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:


  • Supervise delivery of evidence-based, manualized, cognitive-behavioral treatment to individuals who present with justice system involvement, treatment court, DUII, etc.
  • Supervise delivery of mental health counseling, DBT, and neurofeedback.
  • Supervise delivery of treatment for disordered gambling.
  • Provide Clinical Supervision to all clinical staff including attending site-specific weekly meetings to staff cases, discuss employee performance, review daily work, monitor workload and work flow, conduct regular annual and group performance evaluations.
  • Collaborate with Program Directors to problem-solve discrepancies between expectations and performance and administer disciplinary process as needed.
  • Develop staff by giving them regular, specific feedback to reinforce positive behaviors and to keep them apprised of pertinent training and workshops available.
  • Confer with staff regarding treatment challenges, explore innovative strategies and share knowledge by answering questions and conducting and organizing in-house workshops.
  • Support staff dealing with difficult individuals by intervening personally when necessary and by handling complaints.
  • Facilitate staff trainings and work with clinical staff to obtain required credentialing/licensing.


  • Communicate policies and procedures through verbal and written means to ensure understanding and accurate implementation including updates to policy and procedure as dictated by County, State and Federal guidelines; promote timely response and correspondence with Insurance Specialist, insurance companies, PCP's, and collaborating agencies.
  • Develop policies as needed to ensure compliance with State of Oregon Administrative Rules and HIPAA guidelines for treatment and documentation.


  • Master's Degree in Social Sciences or related field
  • QMHP (or the ability to obtain).
  • Four years of professional experience in the Mental Health/Behavioral Health/Social Sciences field.
  • Experience in a leadership or supervisory capacity
  • Experience managing a program
  • Possess an active professional substance abuse treatment service provider certification recognized by the State of Oregon.
  • Licensed or ability to be licensed for other services as needed, including but not limited to gambling treatment or specialty fields of counseling.


  • Education/Credentials for treating gambling addiction
  • Advanced knowledge of treatment methods and evidence-based practices for mental health counseling
  • Experience implementing program evaluation criteria and feedback mechanisms
  • Experience analyzing data to make informed decisions
  • Experience working with individuals transitioning from the criminal justice system


  • Interpersonal Relations: Builds effective relations through empathy, positivity, consistency, and follow through.
  • Leadership: Builds and promotes trust, commitment, credibility and morale.
  • Customer Service: Provides effective customer service through listening, observing, and analysis.
  • Decision Making: Is able to determine, justify, and make decisions in a timely manner.
  • Delegation: Provides clear, effective delegation.
  • Inclusion Awareness: Recognizes and practices culturally sensitive differences and provides opportunities for inclusion.
  • Adaptability: Shows grace and tact when adjusting to new situations.
  • Respectful Workplace: Consistently demonstrates professional communication, discretion, and poise in the workplace.
  • Conflict Resolution: Practices objectivity and integrity in handling disputes, disagreements and grievances.


This position may appear in court or need to travel for various business needs.

SALARY RANGE: Dependent upon experience.

HOURS PER DAY OR WEEK: The is a salary exempt full-time position.

EMERGENCE is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with lived experience of substance use disorder and/or criminal justice involvement are encouraged to apply, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, living with disability.

Complete applications include a cover letter with 3 references and a resume.

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