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Clinical Director

Full Time

Chattanooga, TN, USA


The role of a clinical director is to oversee program growth and sustainability in an organization's clinical department. The main duties of a clinical director include creating budgets for patient care services, preparing employee schedules and supervising all administrative tasks.


  • Significant work experience as a department director or similar position

  • Strong working knowledge of performance and clinical operations management

  • Familiarity with industry regulations and quality standards

  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office and relational databases and software

  • Exceptional communication and public speaking skills

  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills

  • Competent collaborator and skilled cross-functional communicator

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and directing of the Foundation’s programs

  • Develops and implements consistent inventory and cost clinical policies, procedures, and reports/metrics

  • Provides leadership to and manage the efforts of staff to ensure appropriate support of clinical

  • In depth knowledge of policies and regulations in the clinical field

  • Advanced experience using an Electronic Medical/Health Record System (EMR/EHR)

  • Extensive knowledge/certification in medical billing and coding


  • BA or BS degree or equivalent experience

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Excellent team building skills

  • Must successfully complete a credit and criminal background check

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Ability to walk, bend, hear, see and lift 25 pounds

  • Weekend and evening availability

  • Regional travel


  • Develop and implement plans and objectives for the clinical departments in an effective and

  • Oversee and coordinate daily operations throughout clinical team

  • Maintain compliance with external regulations and internal policies

  • Assess and report progress in meeting department objectives

  • See to staffing needs (e.g. interviewing, hiring, new hire and ongoing training, annual evaluations,

  • Participate in budget development and monitoring of expenses within clinical department

  • Oversee execution of clinical events and conferences as needed

  • Generate necessary clinical reports for the executive team; read subordinates' reports

  • Oversee clinical compliance with legal guidelines, policies, and quality standards

  • Ensure all providers medical records and other care-related documentation are up-to-date

  • Oversee and Audit accurate record keeping for all clinical staff

  • Responsible for monitoring clinical staff duties and performance

  • Participate in performance review process for all program staff

  • Responsible for maintaining a team-based work environment

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