Clinical Director

Team Leadership Responsibilities

Leadership, management and accountability for the following:

  • Is an active and integral member of the Leadership Team at LifeWorks developing strategy, goals, policies and procedures.
  • Leads and develops the team and LW culture in accord with practice values and goals.
  • Communicates important information, professional regulations, licensure requirements, new resources, changes to policies or procedures to the team by email and face-to-face (i.e. conducts monthly team meetings).
  • Oversees and supports staff in participation on committees (including
  • Equity, Happiness, Speakers Bureau, Internship and other TBD).

Ideal candidates for this position will:

  • 5-7 years of outpatient, private practice experience.
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience & competence
  • Strong assessment and diagnostic skills.
  • Familiarity with insurance, billing, collections and fee negotiation.
  • Demonstrated understanding of HIPPA & professional regulations and ethics guidelines for mental health disciplines.
  • 3-5 years of management and/or administrative experience with an appreciation for budgeting, forecasting and tracking results.
  • Interest in & capacity for growth and development of administrative & management skills and abilities.
  • Sex-positive knowledgeable and competent.
  • Brings an anti-racist awareness & perspective.
  • Licensed in the State of Illinois.
  • This position requires 250 DOS per year (5 DOS/week * 48 weeks) plus a minimum of 30-35 hours per week in leadership/administrative tasks.
  • Includes 4 weeks of vacation.


  • Competitive compensation
  • W-2 status and associated tax benefits
  • Profit sharing plan
  • Option to join 401(k)
  • Access to group health insurance plan
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Group consultation and/or individual supervision
  • CEs thru weekly in-services
  • LifeWorks clinician events (i.e. KPACT), workshops & annual retreat
  • Full-time bookkeeper and insurance specialist
  • No non-compete clause to keep you from moving on
  • Unique professional development & learning culture

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To apply for this position, interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume for consideration.

At LifeWorks we recognize that the traditional cover letter requirements have roots in and prioritize a white academic version of the written word. In an effort to see our candidates in their best light, we invite you to submit an expression of interest, which can take any form that best illustrates the reasons you’re applying for this position. Examples can include artwork, photos of crafts/handiwork/quilts, choreography, videos of dance or movement, musical or spoken word recordings, poetry, or recipes.

LifeWorks supports the establishment of diversity, equity and inclusivity in its culture and practice. Applicants of all ages, ethnicities, spiritual practices and religious traditions, genders and sexual orientations, black and indigenous people, persons of color and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.