Clinical Leader

at Opal: Food + Body Wisdom
Location Seattle, Washington
Date Posted September 29, 2020
Category Therapist/Counselor
Job Type Full-time
Salary Salary will commensurate with experience, Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, PTO, paid holidays, retirement account with employer matching, paid continuing education
Requirements Clinical experience with eating disorders, Current credentialing with insurance panels is highly desired, Program development experience


Clinical Leadership

  • Meet regularly with PHP, IOP, Nutrition, and HR Lead to have connection to the pulse on day to day clinical issues
  • Be in charge of hiring new Primary Therapist clinicians
  • Be responsible for onboarding new clinicians and ensuring they are equipped for their clinical responsibilities
  • Be in charge of all staff clinical training: set up training schedule and ensure training covers the foundational aspects of Opal throughout the calendar year
  • Be responsible for overall Opal therapeutic programming and be responsive to client and staff feedback towards necessary change
  • Be responsible for aligning our clinical staff towards staff values and culture
  • Do an analysis of group therapy offerings and ensure that group offerings are race equitable
  • Analysis of overall Opal programming through race equity lens to make recommendation for system changes
  • Establish relationships in the community for adjunctive treatments that Opal doesn’t offer in-house
  • Develop a feedback policy/procedure for all staff
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Supervise and lead Primary Therapists, helping to ensure alignment with Opal’s mission/vision/purpose and provide direction to staff towards its fulfillment.
  • Ensure individual and group therapy align with Opal’s non-diet, race equity, weight-inclusive care approach.

Primary Therapy (if applicable)

  • Provide 1:1 individual therapy for patients at all levels of care
  • Co-lead groups as part of the PHP/IOP programs
  • Document all clinically relevant interactions with clients using electronic health record system
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary clinicians both inside and outside of Opal
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