Sample Clinical Director Job Description

Using a sample clinical director job description can help you craft the right copy to attract the right talent. The sample listing includes the following sections: job duties, qualifications and benefits. You can use this template to write your job description.

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We are a leading provider of healthcare services and we provide our clients with in-depth clinical expertise that allows them to make informed decisions about their health care needs. Our team is committed to providing exceptional patient care through innovative technology solutions for patients who have been diagnosed with chronic illness or disabilities. The company has over 50 years of experience as a leader in medical device development, implementation and management. In addition, we offer comprehensive training programs including: Clinical Director Training Programs, CME Development Programs, Certification/Accreditation Services.


The clinical director is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of clinical programs in collaboration with other clinicians. This professional will coordinate all aspects of patient care including planning, scheduling, budgeting, quality assurance, compliance management, supervision training communication and administrative support to ensure that patients receive appropriate treatment while maintaining their dignity and independence. Must also provide excellent customer service through effective communication between physicians, nurses, pharmacists and staff members. In addition, the person in this position will be responsible for developing and managing an integrated team of providers who are committed to improving outcomes by working collaboratively across multiple disciplines within our organization.

Detailed job duties include:

  • Manage the clinical team and provide leadership to a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, researchers and other professionals.
  • Provide direct patient care in collaboration with all levels within the organization including medical staff, physicians, nurses, pharmacists and social workers.
  • Develop and implement effective treatment plans for patients that are consistent with established standards of practice.
  • Collaborate with internal teams on quality improvement initiatives such as Assures compliance with regulatory requirements (ie: OSHA/ICD-9).


  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a clinical director with an emphasis on the development and implementation of therapeutic interventions for patients with chronic illness/injury; including at least 3 years working within a multidisciplinary team setting
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously is preferred
  • Experience leading teams to achieve goals
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently while maintaining confidentiality
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO) 401(k)
  • Life insurance with a company match for full time employees
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • Retirement plan
  • Flexible spending account (FSA)
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