What does a Clinical Supervisor do?

Clinic Managers are responsible for overseeing the daily operations of outpatient or medical facilities. They provide administrative support and oversee the hiring and training of staff members, liaise with patients and healthcare professionals and coordinate patient care plans. There are many different routes one may take to become a Clinic Manager, but working in a healthcare or clinical setting is the most common way. Many Clinic Managers begin their careers as Medical Office Assistants or even Registered Nurses.

Most Clinic Manager positions require a bachelor's degree, ideally in healthcare administration or a similar field. A master's degree in public health or health administration is a strong asset. Because this role features many administrative responsibilities, Clinic Managers must have excellent organizational and communication skills in order to ensure the clinic runs smoothly.

What responsibilities are common for Clinical Supervisor jobs?
  • Recruit, hire and coordinate the training of new staff members
  • Design and implement business strategies to help the clinic meet organizational goals
  • Manage staff by assigning and delegating tasks as needed
  • Develop protocols and procedures to improve staff productivity
  • Act as a liaison between patients, their families and additional care staff
  • Plan and manage the clinic's budget and approve payroll
  • Perform quarterly and and annual employee reviews and provide constructive feedback on their performance to help them meet professional goals
  • Ensure that all policies and procedures function in accordance with state and federal laws
What are the typical qualifications for Clinical Supervisor jobs?
  • 5+ years prior experience working in a clinical or healthcare setting
  • 5+ years of proven success in leadership roles is required
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical thinking skills and the ability to exercise sound judgement when making decisions
  • Must be customer service oriented and prepared to liaise with patients, their families and other care providers
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to delegate tasks as needed
  • Ability to spend long periods of time sitting at a desk
  • Knowledge of a second language is an asset
Work/Life Balance
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Avg. Experience2-4 years

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Acadia HealthcareAcadia Healthcare
Healthcare Administrator
3 Nov 2022

“Provides many opportunities for career advancement Company is expanding and is a great place for someone to build a carerr”

Vice President, Clinic Operations
17 Aug 2021

“Client experience is our focus and taking care of the team is the best way to make sure that happens!”

South Bay Community ServicesSouth Bay Community Services
Clinical Supervisor
8 Aug 2022

“I wish the pay was better as I would’ve stayed but there was not upward mobility.”

California Unified Service ProvidersCalifornia Unified Service Providers
Director of Clinical Programs
24 Oct 2023

“I love working for an agency that strives to provide the best quality ABA treatment to individuals to all clients we serve.”

Center for Human Development (Massachusetts)Center for Human Development (Massachusetts)
Residential Clinical Director
29 Jul 2022

“Good support and autonomy.”

Clinical Manager
26 Aug 2021

“I started in our call center as a single session clinician and I am now a clinical manager.”

Odyssey House of UtahOdyssey House of Utah
Clinical Director
28 Dec 2021

“There are plenty of opportunities to grow within the agency and advance your professional career.”

Aligned Modern HealthAligned Modern Health
Clinic Manager
27 Sept 2023

“Barely any training on giving EOB and billing claims which is terrible for everyone included.”

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