Director of Clinical Programs - Mental Health Outcomes

United States
GM Teams – General Manager Team /
Part Time /
Sword Health is on a mission to free two billion people from pain as the world’s first and only end-to-end platform to predict, prevent and treat pain. 

Delivering a 62% reduction in pain and a 60% reduction in surgery intent, at Sword, we are using technology to save millions for our 2,500+ enterprise clients across three continents. Today, we hold the majority of industry patents, win 70% of competitive evaluations, and have raised more than $300 million from top venture firms like Founders Fund, General Catalyst, and Khosla Ventures. 

Recognized as a Forbes Best Startup Employer in 2023, this award highlights our focus on being a destination for the best and brightest  talent. Not only have we experienced unprecedented growth since our market debut in 2020,  but we’ve also created a remarkable mission and value-driven environment that is loved by our growing team. With a recent valuation of $2 billion, we are in a phase of hyper growth and expansion, and we’re looking for individuals with passion, commitment, and energy to help us scale our impact. 

Joining Sword Health means committing to a set of core values, chief amongst them to “do it for the patients” every day, and to always “deliver more than expected” on behalf of our members and clients.

This is an opportunity for you to make a significant difference on a massive scale as you work alongside 800+ (and growing!) talented colleagues, spanning two continents. Your charge? To help us build a pain-free world, powered by technology, enhanced by people — accessible to all.

This is an opportunity to influence the clinical product end-to-end for a new business unit aimed at reshaping the mental health industry. As the Director of Clinical Programs for Sword’s mental health initiatives, your primary responsibility will be to work with the General Manager for Mental Health Outcomes as they design and implement scalable, evidence-based mental health programs with high patient engagement. These programs will be key in achieving significant, reliable improvements in our patients' mental health outcomes. This role will be seen as an advisor who works on a part-time basis and will be leveraged on an as needed basis.

What You Will Be Doing:

    • Leveraging your expertise to influence the design and implementation of clinician-led scalable digital mental health programs achieving high engagement and completion rates. 
    • Providing input and feedback on the structure of programs and methods for optimizing performance across various patient journey stages to enhance reliable clinical improvement. 
    • Work with GM to build the best safety protocols and guardrails.
    • Identify opportunities to connect clinical perspective on the evidence and value of our mental health solutions.

What You Need to Have

    • Experience launching or developing a mental health program at scale.
    • A strong educational foundation in mental health.
    • Extensive clinical experience, particularly in counseling, to understand deep-seated mental health challenges.
    • Knowledge of holistic health, including the interconnections between exercise, sleep, nutrition, and mental well-being.
    • Proficiency in analyzing the latest scientific research and translating insights into implementable programs and practices.
    • Relevant industry experience, preferably with leading mental health firms.

What We Would Love to See

    • A passion for innovation and disruption in the mental health sector.
    • A builder who loves and has experience building new products, initiatives or businesses.
    • A practical, evidence-based approach, balancing scientific knowledge with real-world effectiveness.
    • Deep empathy and understanding of the challenges faced by working adults in the US.
    • A self-motivated pursuit of ongoing education on the latest treatments and approaches in mental health care.
    • An action-oriented mindset, efficiently turning creative ideas into tangible actions.
US Sword Benefits & Perks: *Eligibility: Full-time employees regularly working 25+ hours per week
Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance*
Equity Shares*
Discretionary PTO Plan*
Parental leave*
Flexible working hours
Remote-first Company
Internet Stipend for remote working
Paid Company Holidays
Free Digital Therapist for you and your family
*Eligibility: Full-time employees regularly working 25+ hours per week

Portugal - Sword Benefits:
Health, dental and vision Insurance
Meal Allowance
Equity Shares

Portugal - Sword Perks:
Remote Work Allowance
Flexible working hours
Work from home
Unlimited Vacation
Snacks and Beverages
English Class
Unlimited access to Coursera Learning Platform

*US Applicants Only: Applicants must have a legal right to work in the United States, and immigration or work visa sponsorship will not be provided.*

SWORD Health, which includes SWORD Health, Inc. and Sword Health Professionals (consisting of Sword Health Care Providers, P.A., SWORD Health Care Providers of NJ, P.C., SWORD Health Care Physical Therapy Providers of CA, P.C.*) complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of Age, Ancestry, Color, Citizenship, Gender, Gender expression, Gender identity, Gender information, Marital status, Medical condition, National origin, Physical or mental disability, Pregnancy, Race, Religion, Caste, Sexual orientation, and Veteran status.