Clinical Director Job – Silver Spring, 708545

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We are seeking a dynamic, high-energy, detail-oriented Clinical Director for our Silver Spring, MD location.


At Acorn Health we are driving autism therapy forward.


About Acorn Health


Acorn Health a family is a family of companies that deliver the highest quality of intensive, behavior-based treatment for individuals with autism spectrum and related disorders. We are a partnership of behavior analytic professionals who develop, apply, and share the latest advances in the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to improve the lives of the families we serve. And while each of our partner companies is unique, we all share important core values.


AUTHENTICITY: We create a place where everyone can show up as their true selves.

ACCOUNTABILITY: We keep our promises and can be trusted with the life and future of a child.

TEAMWORK: The best outcomes are produced by people who collaborate with enthusiasm.

GROWTH: We know the needs of children and their families are unique and ever-changing.

HUSTLE: In autism care and treatment, time is always of the essence. We do things now.


With multiple clinical centers and staff across Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia we provide an unparalleled opportunity for BCBA’s to make an impact with clients, to learn, grow and prepare to become the future leaders of the company, through collaboration with our professional staff.


The Clinical Director will lead the clinical team utilizing a collaborative approach to drive a best practice environment, focused on a wide range of activities designed to deliver quality ABA clinical outcomes to our clients.

As a member of the Acorn Health family of companies, the Clinical Director will be part of a regional and nationwide leadership team and have opportunities to share their expertise, collaborate with and learn from other Clinical Directors and industry leaders. Additionally, there will be exciting professional opportunities including participating in the Acorn Leadership Development Institute and opportunities to work with our Clinical Advisory Board led by Dr. Greg Hanley.


Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for driving the execution of key service, quality and growth initiatives
  • Manage or assist in managing the day-to-day operations of all services, including staff and client scheduling.
  • Execute clinical policies and procedures.
  • Promote a therapeutic environment for all clients, ensuring client input is fully considered when developing and carrying out treatment plans.
  • Provide clinical management and oversight to a team of BCBAs, BCaBAs, and RBTs.
  • Problem solve issues with supervisees when insufficient progress toward client goals/outcomes is observed via a review of relevant behavioral data.
  • Conduct staff and caregiver trainings.
  • Regularly reference behavior analytic literature and attend relevant conference and workshops in order to best inform evidence-based treatment.
  • Complete annual performance evaluations for all BCBAs, BCaBAs, and ABA Supervisors to determine potential for improvement and ensure treatment integrity.
  • Pinpoint performances that allow supervisees to achieve measurable outcomes valuable to the client.
  • Maintain a reduced clinical caseload, involving direct assessment and treatment of clients.
  • Participate actively in hiring process of behavior technicians, BCBAs, BCaBAs, and ABA Supervisors.
  • Handle sensitive employee relations issues with integrity, either individually or with the assistance of Human Resources
  • Communicate with Acorn Health administrative teams including Admissions, Payroll, Finance, Billing and Human Resources to assist in staff and client records management and payer relationships.
  • Attend meetings as required by the Regional Clinical Director.

Why work at Acorn Health:

  • Competitive Salary
  • PTO and Paid Holidays
  • Sign On Bonus
  • Incentive Bonus
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Voluntary supplemental benefits such as life insurance
  • CEU opportunities
  • Leadership development training
  • Supportive leadership and administrative team
  • Positive, collaborative environment

Apply today to join our growing team!

Your positive impact on our clients and their families will be significant, and you will expand your knowledge and expertise ready to take on additional challenges and further grow your career.

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