Clinical directors are in charge of managing an organization’s clinical department. They are responsible for the day-to-day administration of specific tasks including maintaining medical records, hiring new staff, and preparing department budgets. Also referred to as a clinical manager.

Clinical Director Job Description:

We are searching for a skilled and professional clinical director to manage our organization’s clinical department. Your duties will include supervising all day-to-day administrative tasks including maintaining patient care plans, filing medical records, and assigning cases and employee schedules.

To succeed in this role, you should have excellent analytical, leadership, and problem-solving skills. The successful candidate will also be an exceptional communicator, with a strong understanding of budgeting and performance evaluation processes.


  • Hire employees to ensure the department is staffed with qualified personnel.
  • Develop and maintain the department budget.
  • Assess employee performance and if necessary, discipline employees in a constructive manner.
  • Oversee the department’s compliance with legal guidelines, policies and quality standards.
  • Ensure all medical records and other care-related documentation are up-to-date.
  • Plan, coordinate and oversee the delivery of patient care services.
  • Develop schedules for all employees.


  • Bachelor’s degree in clinical administration, medical science, psychology or related fields.
  • A minimum of 5 years proven experience in a clinical director or other – managerial position.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Aptitude for resolving administrative issues and conflicts.
  • In-depth knowledge of policies and regulations in the clinical field.