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Victor Kovalev Elevated to Chief Nursing Officer at Clean Recovery Centers

Current Director of Nursing steps in to Expanded Leadership Role


TAMPA, FL – February 27, 2024 – Clean Recovery Centers proudly announces the promotion of Victor Kovalev to the position of Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). As the former Director of Nursing, Kovalev has demonstrated exceptional leadership, dedication, and a commitment to delivering outstanding patient care.

Victor Kovalev, MA, LMHC, RN is a seasoned healthcare professional with a broad and in-depth scope of experience within the capacities of private practitioner and organizational administration. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), member of the National Board of Certified Counselors and a Registered Nurse. He was awarded a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology from New School University, NY with a focus on psychodynamic therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy. He had an independent private clinical practice contracted with multiple insurance companies providing clinical services including psychodynamic profiling, marriage and family counseling, private counseling, child, and adolescent counseling across the continuum of care. Victor attained his nursing degree and subsequently functioned in many roles and has been a nursing administrator for 8 years enhancing operations across multiple psychiatric facilities.

With over 30 years of experience, he is poised to take on the responsibilities of Chief Nursing Officer at Clean Recovery Centers. In his elevated position, Kovalev will play a crucial role in shaping and overseeing the nursing department, ensuring the highest standards of care for individuals on the path to recovery.


“Our commitment to providing compassionate and effective care to individuals facing addiction and mental health issues is unwavering. I look forward to leading the nursing team in continuing to uphold these standards and contributing to the overall success of our organization.”

Victor Kovalev

Chief Nursing Officer, Clean Recovery Centers

As Director of Nursing, Kovalev played a pivotal role in fostering a culture of excellence within the nursing team. His passion for patient care, combined with his strategic approach to nursing management, has been instrumental in enhancing the overall quality of healthcare services provided by Clean Recovery Centers.

“I am honored and excited to take on the role of Chief Nursing Officer at Clean Recovery Centers,” said Victor Kovalev. “Our commitment to providing compassionate and effective care to individuals facing addiction and mental health issues is unwavering. I look forward to leading the nursing team in continuing to uphold these standards and contributing to the overall success of our organization.”

In his new capacity, Kovalev will be responsible for overseeing all nursing-related functions, implementing best practices, and ensuring that the highest level of patient care is maintained throughout the organization. His leadership will be instrumental in further strengthening the nursing department and supporting Clean Recovery Centers in providing a full spectrum of addiction and mental health treatment services.

Paul Tzatzimakis, CEO of Clean Recovery Centers, expressed confidence in Kovalev’s ability to excel in his new role, stating, “Victor has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and a deep commitment to our organization’s mission. As Chief Nursing Officer, we believe he will continue to play a vital role in shaping the future of our nursing department and contributing to the overall success of Clean Recovery Centers.”

Clean Recovery Centers remains dedicated to providing innovative and compassionate addiction treatment services, and Victor Kovalev’s promotion to Chief Nursing Officer signifies a significant step forward in achieving these goals.

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About Clean Recovery Centers

Located on the Sun Coast of Florida, Clean Recovery Centers provides the full spectrum of treatment options from Medical Detox, Residential, Mental Health Treatment, Day/Night Treatment with Community Housing, Intensive Outpatient with Transitional Living, and Outpatient Treatment, they offer effective solutions and psychiatric care at any stage of mental health and/or substance use disorder (SUD). For more information, contact Clean Recovery Centers at 888-386-8654 or

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