Posted — 08.12.22

Director of Clinical Services

Sevita Health
Phoenix, AZ
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At Sevita, we believe that everyone deserves to live well. For more than 50 years, our team members have provided home and community-based health care for adults, children, and their families across the United States. Our extraordinary team offers innovative, quality services and support that lead to growth and new opportunities for the people we serve and for our employees.


The primary role of the Services Director, Clinical is managing the coordination, supervision and delivery of clinical services statewide.  The Services Director is responsible for ensuring that all clinical staff meets the licensing requirements and program descriptions necessary to deliver in-service training while delivering treatment services for the individuals under care.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function listed below.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Oversees and manages the state’s clinical programs and services
  • Manages and supervises clinical staff by providing continuous coaching, feedback, and progressive discipline when necessary
  • Develops and implements a growth plan for intensive residential services and support for individuals with developmental disabilities and who have high intensity behavioral needs and/or criminal histories
  • Ensures that individual and family psychotherapy and case management services are being delivered to the individuals served as required.
  • Assigns caseloads, evaluates performance for quality assurance, conducts new employee orientation, and manages staff development and training
  • Establish liaisons with and conducts pre-contract interviews with all consulting staff (psychiatrists, psychologists, pediatricians, etc.) to ensure coordinated service delivery to clients.
  • Provides staff consultation on medical and psychiatric incidents as necessary.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal and state licensing requirements, while internally adhering to all Sevita policies and procedures.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with all clients, families, funding sources and regulatory agencies, as appropriate, and monitors satisfaction with services
  • Develops and implements avenues for continuing education to keep current with compliance and regulations.   Develops comprehensive training program for clinical staff.
  • Ensures that all clinical records for individuals served are kept organized, complete and confidential and that timelines are met for compliance with state regulatory requirements.


Directs and supervises assigned personnel including performance evaluations, scheduling, orientation, and training.  Makes recommendations on employee hires, transfers, promotions, salary changes, discipline, terminations and similar actions. Resolves personnel problems within position responsibilities.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required to perform the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D in Social Services field preferred.
  • Master’s degree required.
  • Minimum of 5 – 10 years post licensure experience in the use of psychosocial assessment and psychotherapeutic methods and measures in a hospital, clinic or agency.
  • Minimum of 5 – 10 years of experience in child welfare service delivery, at least three of which have been in a supervisory capacity
  • Minimum of 5 – 10 years in a senior managerial level supervisory role.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed in this description may be substituted for the above requirements.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

  • Active state licensure to practice within field is required; such as Psychologist, LMHC or LCSW

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • N/A

Other Requirements:

  • N/A

Physical Requirements:

  • Light Work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rates for light work.


External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with assistance of a reasonable accommodations to be determined on a case by case basis.

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