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Universal Health Services
Phoenix, AZ 85003
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One of the nations largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Quail Run Behavioral Health is seeking a dynamic and talented Clinical Services Director

Please visit our website at www.quailrunbehavioral.com

The Director of Clinical Services provides the leadership and strategic planning of the clinical services programs offered at the facility; ensuring programs meet the needs of the community and the facilitys performance goals and objectives. Responsibilities include the overall administrative processes and management systems for all clinical services offered at the facility, promotion and maintenance of a therapeutic environment, and development and implementation of a clinical treatment programs.

Key Responsibilities include:

Program Planning

  1. Monitor and evaluates the social work services furnished.

  2. Each patients treatment shall be based on a treatment plan developed from the patients comprehensive assessment.

  3. All personnel shall receive the training and supervision necessary to ensure compliance with TJC, CMS and state rules, provision of appropriate and individualized treatment, and protection of patient health, safety and welfare.


  1. Represent the Clinical Services Department at the executive level. In consultation with the Medical Director, plan, develop and implement formal and organized clinical services programs as part of the therapeutic environment.

  2. Develop and organize programs of clinical services based on specialized patient populations.

  3. Maintain an awareness of community and market-related activities which includes knowledge of the activities of other providers, needs of local payers and the political climate related to mental health.

  4. Provide a broad vision in the development of programs and the evaluation of current services offered.

  5. Strategically solve problems that encompass the larger view of the organization, and establish goals by utilizing an understanding of organizational dynamics in planning and problem solving.

  6. Remain current on all clinical techniques, and provide direction to staff and facility personnel.

  7. Participate in developing, justifying and controlling the annual budget for department personnel, facilities and equipment.

  8. Ensure strategic program goals and objectives are consistent with overall facility goals and objectives.

  9. Develop goals, objectives, policies and procedures related to the operational needs of the programs staff and patient care.

  10. Consult with facility management in the development and facilitation of program activities which assure an optimal therapeutic experience for all patients

  11. Promote a positive working and treatment environment that demonstrates regard for all individuals and quality clinical services.

  12. Assure the application of the clinical process to each patient for provision of clinical services in the least restrictive environment.

  13. Ensure all programs maintain current departmental manuals.

  14. Develop and direct a system that ensures that individual patients and their families are involved in the development of individualized treatment plans.

  15. Maintain an active involvement and awareness of all patient admissions, discharges and transfers.

  16. Meet regularly with program therapist, Medical Director and program staff to ensure compliance with program goals and objectives.

  17. Serve on Facility Committees and attend all committee meetings as assigned.

Professional Collaboration

  1. Interface with community agencies related to delivery of clinical services, education and recruitment.

  2. Provide services to current referral sources to assure their satisfaction and continued associations.

  3. Allocate and coordinate program resources for marketing and referral development activities.

  4. Provide education, support and recognition to staff participating in referral development activities.

  5. Collaborate with the Director of Business Development to develop, implement and monitor a target marketing plan for the program.

  6. Provide for guest relations and ensure the appearance of the facility and manner in which program staff communicates with patients, families, referral sources and fellow staff is effective and professional.

  7. Ensure the implementation of an ongoing system of program orientation for patients, families and professionals and others.

Personnel Management and Staffing

  1. Maintain and allocate a well-qualified core of staff resources, managing resource utilization and justifying usage and budget projections.

  2. Assure that hiring, disciplinary actions and termination procedures are conducted in accordance with hospital policies.

  3. Involve appropriate facility management in all decisions, and review these decisions with CEO prior to implementation.

  4. Assure adequate supervision and evaluation processes for all staff members and delegate these responsibilities as appropriate.

  5. Assure adequate orientation for new employees.

  6. Provide for educational needs and professional development of staff, which may include planning and presenting educational sessions.

  7. Coordinate with other management concerning schedule and configuration to meet the needs and demands of the patient population and census and adjust it accordingly.

  8. Ensure that the staff schedule and configuration will meet the needs and demands of the patient population and census and adjust it accordingly.

  9. Ensure an adequate system of communication and reporting is maintained between all staff members, as well as other departments involved in the ongoing operation of the program.

  10. Create a structure that best meets the needs of the organization, particularly department organization related to supervision and assignment of staff.

  11. Routinely review job assignments and utilization of staff.

  12. Ensure that clinical staff actively participates as members of the interdisciplinary team

This opportunity provides the following:

  • *UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job Requirements

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, social work, or related mental health field; Masters Degree required

Experience: Minimum of five (5) years experience in psychiatric/mental health field, with a minimum of three (3) years experience in advanced clinical/management practice preferred

License: Arizona State LCSW preferred or LMSW and able to obtain LCSW within six (6) months of hire.

Additional Requirements: A strong knowledge of TJC, CMS, OSHA regulations, and patient rights standards and all other applicable federal and state laws and regulations governing mental health care facilities.

Posted: 2020-02-06 Expires: 2020-04-02

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