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Outpatient Mental Health Clinic Director

Ellie Mental Health - Fredericksburg, VA
Fredericksburg, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $85,000 to $115,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

We are excited to be opening a new Ellie Mental Health clinic in Fredericksburg, VA and are seeking a Clinic Director to support its startup and on-going operations.

As a Clinic Director at Ellie Mental Health, you'll share our vision for improving and expanding access to quality mental health care and thrive in an environment driven by our core values of authenticity, humor, compassion, creativity, acceptance, and determination.

The Clinic Director will be well compensated (salary, commissions, and bonuses!) for accepting responsibility for the overall performance and operation of a clinic composed of approximately 10- 15 professional outpatient therapists. This includes hiring and recruiting fantastic, unique, diverse, and fun-loving clinicians; managing clinic performance and client satisfaction; providing training and ongoing developmental support; meeting fiscal goals; marketing clinical services and building community partnerships and referrals. You will also maintain a reasonable client caseload.

Ellie Mental Health was founded in 2015 by Erin Pash, LMFT, and Kyle Keller, LICSW when they opened the first Ellie clinic in Minneapolis. Since then, the Ellie Fam has continued to grow with multiple clinics in Minnesota and a growing number of locally owned and operated franchises across the country.

Ellie was proudly founded on the principle of destigmatizing mental health. The mental health industry is full of barriers, and weve made it our goal to fill the gap and find innovative ways to break down these barriers for the communities we serve.

Reporting & Supervision

  • Clinic Director reports to the local franchise owner
  • All clinic therapists report to Clinic Director.

Responsibilities include:

Hiring, Training, and Staff Management

  • Oversee the hiring process for all therapists at their clinic.
  • Provide all training for clinic new hires, ensuring all required Ellie Mental Health clinical and operational policies and procedures are taught and followed.
  • Assess ongoing development and training needs and conduct ongoing training as needed.
  • Hold staff accountable, with compassion, for meeting performance expectations.
  • Manage staff performance, including implementing Performance Coaching, Performance Improvement Plans, and termination processes as needed.

Supervision and Consultation

  • Oversee peer consultation groups to ensure clinical excellence and align with best practices
  • Provide clinical oversight to clinics Mental Health Practitioners and Professionals, including signing clinical documentation for pre-licensed providers.
  • Participate in Clinic Director Peer Consult Group.
  • Provide 1:1 consultation with all therapy staff to review productivity, caseload, and clinical documentation

Client Care

  • Evaluate mental health diagnosis, create, and implement a treatment plan, complete ongoing documentation including further diagnosis, treatment plan reviews, and case notes according to company policy
  • Utilize creativity in interventions to help clients achieve and exceed goals
  • Prepare and submit individual documentation for each session per company guidelines and protocol
  • Coordinate services with case managers, families, work personnel, medical personnel, other Ellie staff, and school staff as needed

Clinic Oversight

  • Collaborate with franchise owner and Ellie Mental Health corporate staff (as needed) to implement strategies for fiscal and clinical efficiency.
  • Monitor and manage clinic office schedules and office supplies.
  • Provide timely response to concerns raised by clients, clinicians, or external stakeholders.
  • Serve as point of contact for building management related issues or concerns.

Clinic Outreach, Marketing, and Networking

  • Spearhead clinics community outreach and engagement efforts, in collaboration with franchise owner and consistent with guidance from Ellie Outreach Team.
  • Collaborate with Ellie Marketing Team to promote clinics online visibility.

Organizational Leadership

  • Collaborate with franchise owner and Ellie Corporate Team to implement all required policies and procedures
  • Identify opportunities to improve client care, quality, and effectiveness, and implement changes in collaboration with franchise owner

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Masters Degree or higher education in mental health discipline.
  • Independently licensed with a Commonwealth of Virginia - issued clinical practice license (e.g., LPC, LCSW, LMFT).
  • Virginia Board of Counseling Approved Supervisor (preferred, but not required).
  • Strong leadership, problem-solving, and executive skill sets.
  • Strong working knowledge of state requirements regulating mental health practice.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Working understanding of human resource principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and changing environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft 365 applications.
  • Adept at learning and navigating Electronic Health Record systems.

Ellie Mental Health - Fredericksburg, VA


Fredericksburg, VA
22406 USA



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