CoreCivic Clinical Director, Community Corrections in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Description

At CoreCivic , our Mental Health teams make lasting changes in the lives of offenders, as we set the standards of care in the industry. This is your opportunity to make a satisfying career even more rewarding. CoreCivic is currently seeking Clinical Directors who have a passion for providing the highest quality care. The Clinical Director, Community Corrections is responsible for the oversight and supervision of clinical case management services for non-residential clients. Manages a case load and meets with clients to evaluate behavioral health, implement treatment programs, conduct evaluations and provide documented reports to court, as required. Provides oversight and training to clinical program case managers. Attends, testifies and communicates with courts, as required. Assists with audits and ensures compliance across district or region.


The successful candidate should be able to perform ALL of the following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent with the actual job performance requirements:

  1. Oversees the management, development, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of non-residential clinical case management for assigned district or region. Provides oversight to clinical case management assessment reports, makes edits and corrections, as needed.

  2. Manages a case load of clients referred by court. Conducts moderate to complex substance abuse evaluations and provides client's need and risk assessment to the court. Ensures proper clinical case management policies and procedures are followed. Reviews electronic files and audits for proper documentation.

  3. Supervises staff in the performance of their duties and evaluates as prescribed by company policy. This includes, but is not limited to, interviewing, hiring and training new employees, evaluating performance and preparing written performance appraisals, listening to complaints and effectively resolving disputes or problems, developing work schedules, monitoring work assignments, and approving leave requests.

  4. Responds to internal and external audits by local and state oversight agencies. Participates and implements corrective action plan in response to audits and provides appropriate training for clinical staff.

  5. Maintains absolute security and confidentiality of client and administrative files; audits files to determine that all services provided are documented; reviews status of client to verify that all treatment and therapeutic programs are completed, maintains statistical information and outcome measures, ensures that all contractual deadlines are met and electronically documented in proper client management system, as required by company and contractual requirements.

More about CoreCivic!

Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with over 70 facilities nationwide, CoreCivic is the leader in partnership corrections with a growing presence in:

  • CoreCivic Safety , We operate safe, secure facilities that provide high quality services and effective reentry programs that enhance public safety;

  • CoreCivic Properties , We offer innovative and flexible real estate solutions that provide value to government and the people they serve;

  • CoreCivic Community , We deliver proven and innovative practices in settings that help people obtain employment, successfully reintegrate into society and keep communities safe


With opportunities in correctional security, education, and healthcare, CoreCivic has a position that's perfect for you.


Each CoreCivic facility is like a small town. Our correctional facilities feature kitchens, dining halls, places of worship, classrooms, vocational training centers, health care clinics, recreational areas, housing units, administrative offices and more. Working together, we provide hundreds of services and perform countless tasks every day. Teamwork is a way of life for CoreCivic employees and how we are able to provide the industry's highest quality safety and security around the clock.


CoreCivic offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, PTO, Paid Holidays, 401(k) with company match and paid training!


Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or a closely related field is required. Two years of clinical behavioral health experience is required. Experience with an outpatient community substance abuse program or a behavioral health clinic is preferred. Must possess required licensure, such as Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC). A valid driver's license is required. CoreCivic is a Drug Free Workplace & EOE– M/F/Vets/Disabled.