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Clinical Director of Adult Services

Center for Life Management

The Center for Life Management is a non-profit community mental health organization that has been serving the people and communities of Southern New Hampshire for 50 years.

As a provider of behavioral and mental health services, we are an organization that cares about and for people. We are dedicated to helping people achieve their optimal mental health and overall well-being, helping them maximize family and other important relationships in their lives, and providing supportive services to help them be as healthy, successful and productive as possible in their daily lives.

Summary Statement

The Clinical Director of  Adult Services is part of the leadership team that provides clinical oversight of multi-disciplinary teams and manages departmental day to day clinical and administrative activities to ensure quality treatment services for each client served by CLM.  This position is full-time, 40 hours/week.


Qualifications and Skills

A Master’s degree in the mental health field is required and NH licensure as an LCMHC or LICSW is preferred; along with the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, professionally and with compassion with colleagues, clients and their families is required.  The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years of supervisory experience in a clinical setting.  Superior documentation skills and familiarity with excel spreadsheets and reports is needed. 

Must have current professional memberships, licenses, accreditations and certifications.

 Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Must have the ability to sit at computer and use keyboard for data entry.
  • Must have the ability to sit for 60 minute intervals while in sessions and/or meetings.
  • Must have reliable transportation to be able to travel to offsite meetings as needed.
  • Must be able to flex schedule to accommodate needs of clients and staff.

Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties

  • Participates in the management of resources, priorities and caseloads of multi-disciplinary teams within the department; 
  • Ensures training of new team members, provides ongoing performance feedback and formal annual performance appraisals for team leaders;
  • Promotes best practice models and treatment strategies that are outcomes-driven;
  • Utilizes outcome measures to identify areas for continuous quality improvement;
  • Ensures that team members fulfill their responsibilities professionally and in a manner that protects the integrity, confidentiality and rights of all clients;
  • Ensures that clinical documentation is completed accurately, on a timely basis and in compliance with appropriate CLM, federal, state and other pertinent standards;
  • Ensures that services provided comply with all federal and state regulatory standards and statutes.  Adheres to the Center’s Code of Ethics as well as position-specific ethical codes;
  • Relates well to staff, models conflict resolution and nurtures a supportive work environment among all staff; manages complex situations by using a high level of emotional intelligence;
  • Works with BBH in service system planning for adult programing;
  • Creates a team culture that supports growth and development of team members to better meet the needs of CLM clients, families and communities;
  • Works in conjunction with the Director of Community Support Program to ensure that service delivery is efficient and effective.  Utilizes data to monitor desired client outcomes and productivity;
  • Works collaboratively with Departmental Directors to assure effective business practices.
  • Participates in initiatives that drive and support access to care;
  • Serves on appropriate committees, both internally and externally, as determined by the program director;
  • Represents CLM in a professional and appropriate manner in the community;
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to

Center for Life Management is an equal opportunity employer.

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Date Added: November 1, 2019

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