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Executive Clinical Director

Job Description
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

The initial role of the Executive Clinical Director is to develop and implement the clinical programming and to collaborate with the CEO to implement the operational infrastructure. Once AAR is serving patients, this position is responsible for overseeing the clinical operations and counseling staff in accordance with established standards of care, treatment objectives, and company goals. The Executive Director’s responsibilities extend to providing oversight and guidance to AAR’s operations staff.

Other Information/Requirements: 

AAR Healthcare is a new outpatient substance use disorder (SUD) treatment provider founded on the principles of conscious capitalism, a business approach designed to create extraordinary outcomes for all stakeholders. AAR will integrate medication assisted treatment (MAT) with evidenced-based psychosocial programming. Among other medications, AAR will focus its MAT protocols on buprenorphine and naltrexone. AAR’s first clinic location is in the San Marcos region of San Diego and it will commence serving patients as of January 2021 via a hybrid telemedicine and in-person model. The clinic will focus on private pay patients initially and expand to both commercial insurance and Medi-Cal patients within its first year.
Beyond a competitive salary/ benefits and the ability to earn equity upside, this opportunity represents starting at the ground floor of a well-capitalized business intending to scale significantly upon demonstrating success with its first clinic. AAR also intends to demonstrate itself as an innovative SUD provider dedicated to operational rigor and data centricity to optimize all elements of patient care and internal infrastructure.

• Develop and implement AAR’s clinical programming.
• Oversee the clinical operations in accordance with established standards of care, treatment objectives, and company goals.
• Provide leadership and direction to clinical and support staff in accordance with program goals and • objectives, including individual and group supervision and monitoring the clinical work of clinical supervisees.
• Interface with AAR’s Medical Director and other medical personnel as appropriate.
• Evaluate program effectiveness, formulate plans for improvement and implement strategies to accomplish continued improvement.
• Monitor treatment records for appropriate documentation of care and effectiveness of the treatment plan.
• Ensure an adequate system of communication and reporting is maintained with referents and continuing care resources.
• Conduct and maintain records of clinical review meetings.
• Develop and conduct trainings in clinical topics related to the delivery of SUD services.
• Develop clinical staffing schedules in accordance with client and clinical program needs.
• Evaluate direct reports according to personnel policies.
• Responsible for recruitment, interviewing, onboarding and exit interviews for clinical staff.
• Potentially maintain patient caseload—to vary based on number of supervisees and other administrative responsibilities.
• Competitive Salary
• Equity ownership
• Health insurance and other benefits
• If applicable, a relocation stipend

• Strong leadership skills and business acumen.
• Demonstrated success in growing a behavioral health operation.

How to Apply: 

Please send E-mail with resume directly to:

Contact Information
Organization Name: 
AAR Healthcare
San Diego
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