Director of Clinical Services

  • Location
    Seattle, Washington
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Medical & Science - Nursing

Title: Director of Clinical Services - RN required

Location: Tukwila, WA

Type: Full-Time Direct Hire

Salary: DOE

Shift: Days. And On-Call once per month.

Sponsorship: NO Visa Sponsorhip available

Supervision: 70 to 100 Nurses.

Benefits: 18 Days of PTO per year plus 7 holidays. 3 Types of Medial coverage, 3 types of dental and a VSP Vision coverage. 401K plan, Employee Life insurance, free parking, discounted meals and chances for advancement.

Job Description: A well-respected team of medical professional have created a world-class treatment program that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of behavioral health disorders and addictive diseases. We aspire to provide a setting where people receive care that enables them to regain hope and direction in a supportive, caring, and compassionate environment. Presently, we’re seeking a Director of Clinical Services to lead our outstanding team of Psychiatric Nurses.
The Director of Clinical Services, will be groomed by the Chief Nursing Officer and in the next two years, may serve as the replacement to the CNO.

Provide clinical and operational leadership for assigned clinical units and programs
In conjunction with the Staffing Coordinator and Nursing Supervisors, provide adequate staffing for units/programs to ensure quality care provision that is also cost effective
In conjunction with the Staffing Coordinator and finance office, assure accuracy of payroll processing and approval
Ensure policies and procedures are developed, reviewed regularly and implemented effectively
In conjunction with the Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE), identify educational needs and assist in the development of in-service programs for staff and annual training plans; facilitate educational opportunities as needed
Understand regulatory and licensing requirements; be available to assist with regulatory and accreditation surveys and ensure regulatory compliance for assigned areas of responsibility
Achieve favorable patient, staff and provider satisfaction scores in areas of responsibility
Provide information for inclusion in written performance evaluations for all direct report staff and submit written performance evaluations in accordance with policy requirements
Provide leadership and counsel to clinical personnel to enhance staff development and coordinate with Human Resources (HR) as appropriate
Participate in staff selection and orientation of new personnel as appropriate
Perform leadership rounds to allow for observation of clinical performance of assigned team members
Participate and provide leadership during organizational meetings/committees related to clinical/operational practice
Serve as Manager-on-Call
In conjunction with the Patient Advocate, receive, investigate and make recommendations regarding patient complaints
Supervise medical record documentation assuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with licensing regulations and legal and ethical standards
Implement recommendations by coordinating persons and/or other resources
In consultation and coordination with the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and Quality Director, assist with oversight and responsibility for creating, implementing and monitoring quality improvement initiatives for each area of assigned responsibility
Communicate all pertinent clinical and administrative information to the CNO and other members of the team as appropriate


Bachelor’s degree in nursing required
Minimum two (2) years behavioral health nurse management leadership experience in similar or larger healthcare organization(s)
Demonstrated ability to manage a budget and staff effectively in a like setting
Demonstrated favorable results in patient, staff and physician satisfaction through management experience in a behavioral health environment
Proficient in the use of manual and computer systems and database administration required to operationally manage and report on the clinical operations for area of responsibility
Experience and skill working in a union environment with a track record of maintaining positive employee relationships preferred
Current Washington state registered nursing license without restrictions
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