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Clinic Director

Clinic Director

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology DISCIPLINE Audiology TYPE Clinic Director

Responsible to the Associate Dean of Academic & Clinical Affairs, the Nave Center Clinic Director will oversee all current and future clinical operations, service delivery, and business office operations at the Nave Center. The Nave Center is an interdisciplinary, interprofessional rehabilitation clinic located in Elizabethton, TN, which serves community health care needs and educates ETSU students who are pursuing a variety of careers in the rehabilitative health sciences. The facility is a dynamic, growing clinic and the expansion of services across rehabilitation disciplines with a focus on operational efficiency and effectiveness will be a top priority for the new Director.

The Nave Center is located within the College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences, which includes numerous programs including Speech and Language Pathology, Audiology, Social Work, and Allied Health Sciences. The College is part of the University’s Academic Health Sciences Division, which also houses the James H. Quillen College of Medicine, the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, the College of Public Health, and the College of Nursing.

ETSU is one of only about 100 designated Academic Health Science Centers in the nation and is one of the largest, along with The Ohio State University, with 5 academic health science colleges (medicine, pharmacy, nursing, public health, and clinical & rehab sciences). In addition to our robust academic offerings, ETSU Health proudly serves the people of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and Western North Carolina. We offer expert primary, specialty, and rehabilitative clinical services.

ETSU is a comprehensive teaching and research university with an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students. Set in the scenic foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Johnson City is a progressive town of more than 75,000 that draws from a population of over 500,000. The area offers award-winning public school systems, no state income tax, and a family-friendly environment for outdoor enthusiasts with four seasons. The rich history of the region is woven into the area’s recreation, community, and lifestyle, giving the area the feeling of a home away from home.

The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including paid time off & leave, paid holidays, health and life insurance, retirement, access to University facilities and services, and much more! Check out the ETSU Human Resources Benefits page for additional information.

ETSU is committed to ensuring that our students, faculty, and staff are valued and work in an environment of openness and acceptance. ETSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Communication skills. The skills to effectively communicate and collaborate with healthcare providers. Communication with other professionals in areas of clinical expertise, education, and professional mentoring. Interact with and educate other therapists in areas of clinical education and expertise.
  • Teamwork and collaboration. Ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels and from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds.
  • Detail oriented. Strong analytic and observational skills to ensure clinical therapy staff provides safe, efficient, and effective care.
  • Resourcefulness. Flexible with the ability to adapt staffing and scheduling requirements to meet the needs of clinical services at the Nave Center.
  • Organizational and time-management skills. Excellent organizational skills to work effectively in an environment that requires balancing multiple priorities.
  • Problem-solving. Ability to effectively identify, define, and solve problems.
  • Financial skills. Ability to plan and manage an operational budget while balancing expenses and revenues.
Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in audiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work, speech-language pathology, or related rehabilitation profession.
  • Eligible for a professional license as an audiologist, occupational therapist, physical therapist, social worker, or speech-language pathologist in the state of Tennessee.
  • At least three (3) years of experience in a leadership/supervisory role of clinicians and support staff in a clinical setting.
  • Experience with electronic health records, billing, reimbursement, and scheduling in rehabilitation services.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Extensive experience in a leadership/supervisory role (> 3 years).
  • Experience managing clinic budgets greater than $500k.
  • Experience with telehealth services and clinical simulation.
  • Skills in business and technology
  • Background in healthcare delivery and operations across settings and disciplines including Audiology, OT, PT, Social Work, SLP, and related health professions.
  • Experience as an autonomous practitioner within an interprofessional practice setting.
  • Experience with models of clinical supervision.

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 423-439-5075

Instructions :
Required Documents:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter
3. Certifications

Application Deadline : 1/9/2024

Contact Name : Dr. Shannon Bramlette

Contact Address : ETSU Nave Center
Dr. Shannon Bramlette
1000 Jason Witten Way
Elizabethton, TN 37643

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