clinical director resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Highly motivated Clinical Director delivering positive patient outcomes, creative reasearched program development and great interaction with staff, patients and other stakeholders. A gifted professional knowledgeable in leadership, program development, and research-based interventions. Excited at an opportunity to pair with an organization that matches my desire to bring emotional wellness to all corners of the world.


Skilled servant leader who strives for a team lead work environment

Intrinsically driven for quality results based on proven, evidence based interventions

Passionate mental health professional who uses these skills to guide leadership and management practices

Decades of success with mental wellness cirriculam development and implementation

Experienced in developing and maintaining excellence of a nationally based program

Clinical Director, 07/2019 to Current
Aveanna HealthcareMesquite, TX,
  • Responsible for all therapeutic services in a large psychiatric hospital and clinic including 145 inpatient beds with four service lines and an outpatient practice of over 50 providers and two intensive outpatient programs.
  • Create and implement outreach initiatives for a nationally recognized, center of excellence, eating disorder program. Since this plan has been carried out referral to the program have grown by 23% and average daily census has increased by 5%.
  • Worked with management team to develop evidence based treatment manuals on our adult inpatient unit, and seniors unit.
  • Developed a monthly provider education web-series based on various researched based interventions to extend this knowledge out into the community. Increased staff therapist participation by 60% by working individually with each clinician to teach and model conceptualizing treatment in this way.
  • Demonstrated the ability to pivot and excel during the 2019 pandemic. One response required the outpatient clinic to immediately shift to provide all virtual sessions to patients. Patient care was not impacted.
  • Oversee four multi-disciplinary teams with specialties that include: eating disorder treatment, Alzheimer's and dementia treatment, suicidal ideation and intension treatment, and psychotic disorders treatment.
  • Work with medical staff to establish treatment protocol for lifestyle medicine service line.
  • Developed a strong working collaboration with the hospitals research entity, Laureate Institute for Brain Research, and created outreach materials on this partnership. Honed this collaboration through literature and presentations on the research findings.
  • Solidified treatment protocols in our mental health and chemical dependency intensive outpatient programs. Program began performing to budgeted standards under leadership.
  • Worked closely with therapist management team to develop their talents and to create mission driven goals for their programs.
Director of Specialty Services, 07/2011 to 07/2019
ZenbusinessAustin, TX,
  • Create, develop, monitor, and maintain agency evidence based specialty services to include treatment for eating disorders, chronic pain management, as well as Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) groups
  • Research specialized mental health programming based on market trends in the field
  • Supervise all treatment in the specialty clinic, train and coach all staff and assure quality standards are being met
  • Participate with the leadership team to maintain and implement the organization’s strategic vision and mission
  • Created a multidisciplinary team with MidMichigan Health to all for cross collaboration with mental and physical care
  • Develop collaborative relationships with national experts in specialized care fields

National Health Presenter, 01/2010 to 02/2012
Cigna HealthCity, STATE,
  • Delivered training to professionals in all industries on health and wellness topics.
  • Led small and large group sessions to cover wellness and lifestyle subjects.
  • Presented all talks using PowerPoint to demonstrate exciting concepts, slides and data.
Business Services Coordinator, 10/2006 to 06/2011
Family And Children's ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Assured compliance for accreditation with the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • Created, evaluated and monitored the program’s working budget
  • Planned, developed and implemented a strategic outreach plan
  • Supervised and evaluated employees working in the program
  • Managed employer referrals for substance abuse interventions with employees
  • Conducted substance abuse assessments and provided clinical
    recommendations for treatment based on ASAM criteria
  • Developed curriculum for workplace wellness initiatives
  • Achieved highest industry certification, Certified Employee Assistance
    Professional (CEAP)
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Professional Counseling, Expected in 12/2005
Central Michigan University - Mount Pleasant, MI

Licensed professional counselor in Michigan and Oklahoma

Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

Certified Eating Disorder Specialist- Supervisor

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Central Michigan University

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Director
  • Director of Specialty Services
  • National Health Presenter
  • Business Services Coordinator


  • Master of Arts

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: