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Job ID: 52787

Location: Newark, NJ

Posted: 9/13/2017

Category: Other

Experience: 5 to 7 years

Education: See Requirements

Job Description


We are currently seeking a dynamic Clinical Director to join our team covering our offices in Newark and Mt. Laurel, NJ.  The Clinical Director is responsible for overseeing the development and operation of Clinical Operations functions to ensure the optimal delivery of all covered services to Horizon members and compliance with contract requirements and deliverables.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provides clinical leadership to ensure effective decision making, requiring full knowledge and application of ASAM, MNC criteria and Evidenced based treatment approaches
  • Provides supervision, education and training of care management staff and other designated staff. 
  • Collaborates with members of leadership to assure that process, procedures and workflows provide the maximum in efficiency and quality of services to consumers, providers, the Client and other stakeholders.
  • Provides leadership in process improvement for designated functions, offering subject matter and technical knowledge, project management skills to drive results and achieve optimal functioning
  • Ensure that staff is adhering to approved Beacon Health Options’ clinical policies and procedures and clinical criteria within client benefits.
  • Maintain designated operational functions in support of effective utilization management, positive customer relations and compliance with contractual/accreditation requirements.
  • Assists in accreditation activities that pertain to designated functions
  • Ensure that all administrative and utilization activities are performed in accordance with client expectations.
  • Responsible for utilization results, monitoring adherence to requirements in the contract by use of data, reporting tools, conducts variance planning and leads execution of medical action plans.
  • Work closely with claims, IT, appeals other departments, in ensuring the effectiveness of clinical management and successful systemic operations.
  • Screens and interviews staff for positions with special attention to the language and ethnic diversity, knowledge and skills needed to create a team.
  • Responsible for the daily, weekly and monthly team productivity, as well as the quality and consistency of work product, clinical reviews, phone statistics, admission data and shaping behaviors.

Position Requirements:

Education: Master’s degree required in one of the core mental health disciplines.

Licensure:   Must have independent NJ licensure 

Relevant Work Experience: At least 5-7 years of clinical operations and management experience, with at least 3-5 years in a managed care environment.


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  • 5,000 employees nationally and in the U.K.,serving more than 48 million people.
  • My team at Beacon Health Options welcomed me immediately. Collaborating with so many talented individuals within the organization gives me a daily opportunity to see the great work we do in action. - Proposal Specialist, Norfolk, VA
  • Over 350 clients, including 225 employer clients, 45 Fortune 500 companies and partnerships with almost 100 health plans
  • What I like most about Beacon is that the people who work here are smart and dedicated to the company's mission. Beacon is at the forefront of changing mental healthcare delivery, so the work is exciting and meaningful. - Analyst, Boston, MA
  • Serving 8.5 million military personnel, federal civilians and their families.