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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:Mental Health Therapist
Pay:$110500 - $125500 per year
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During times when individuals or their families may feel there is no help, Emergence Addiction and Behavioral Therapies can help the most. We are committed to providing ethical and professional services to the community during crisis and every day!

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. We hold opportunity, collaboration, and inclusion as inherent characteristics of our core values.

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 Developing clinical policies and procedures and managing clinical supervision throughout the agency. This position reports to the Executive director.


The successful candidate will receive relocation assistance equivalent to one month's salary, if relocating more than 50 miles from Eugene, Oregon. We will also provide professional assistance in finding housing, schools, shopping, recreational opportunities, and the like while welcoming you to our community.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

Essential functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Provide oversight that ensures excellence in delivery of clinical services throughout the agency
  • Develop, update, and implement clinical policies and procedures in association with statutory requirements and Oregon Administrative Rules
  • Ensure high quality individual and group clinical supervision is being delivered to staff in accordance with Oregon Administrative Rules
  • Ensure that Emergence meets all contractual goals and finding requirements
  • Assist staff with urgent clinical situations and provide leadership during crisis events
  • Represent Emergence at meetings with state and community partners


  • Commitment to client-centered care and passion for recovery
  • Demonstrated leadership supervising, mentoring, and inspiring managers and frontline clinical staff
  • Knowledge of statutory requirements and Oregon Administrative Rules that govern delivery of behavioral health services
  • Skilled communicator both verbally and inwriting
  • Practices integrity in handling disputes, disagreements, and grievances
  • Aptitude for solving problems and resolving issues
  • Familiarity with quality assessments and performance improvement in clinical services
  • Quality management skills to ensure high quality care for our clients


  • Master's Degree in Social Work or related field.
  • Must possess a current QMHP
  • Four years of professional experience in the Mental Health/Behavioral Health/Social Sciences field.
  • Experience in a lead or supervisory capacity, management experience preferred
  • Possess or be willing to acquire an active professional substance use disorder treatment service provider certification recognized by the State of Oregon.
  • Advanced knowledge of treatment methods and evidence-based practices
  • Experience implementing program evaluation criteria and feedback mechanisms
  • Experience analyzing data to make informed decisions


  • Licensed or ability to be licensed for other services as needed, including but not limited to gambling treatment or specialty fields of counseling.


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

SALARY RANGE: $85,000 to $100,000

100% Employer paid medical, dental, vision and life insurance for the employee.

401K with employer match.

Generous paid time off.

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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