Job Details

Clinical Supervisor

Albertina Kerr, Portland, OR

Job - Health

Close Date: 06/19/2020

Albertina Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential. When you join Kerr, you become part of a team motivated to provide innovative and excellent programs, services and care.

As our Clinical Supervisor of Outpatient Services, you'll provide clinical, administrative and licensure supervision to Child and Family Therapists, Skills Trainers, and Family Support Specialists. Additionally, you will teach, monitor and ensure staff provide competent wraparound and trauma-informed care, utilizing evidence-based treatments to all clients and their caregivers within the program. This position ensures staff meet all clinical documentation, service delivery, and productivity requirements in accordance with all agency policies and procedures, payer requirements, and Oregon Administrative Rules.

This is a great opportunity to use your clinical experience and knowledge in supporting and developing skills in others! Apply online at

Essential Duties
- Provide clinical and administrative leadership and regular supervision to Child and Family therapist, Skills Trainers, and Family Support Specialists providing services in Community Based Treatment Services.
- Coordinate and supervise staff schedules including the 24/7 crisis response.
- Work with staff to assess and implement mental health Plans of Care, Behavior Support Plans, and Crisis/Safety plans.
- Communicate closely within assigned programs to ensure continuity of care and skills training and to meet or exceed productivity requirements.
- Demonstrate understanding of Feedback Informed Treatment, evidence-based treatment, and trauma-informed treatment.
- Ensure staff training is current and provide training to staff as needed.
- Ensure compliance by staff with agency policy and procedures and with requirements of accreditation body.
- Provide staff with regular performance feedback and timely, performance evaluations.
- Communicate with Access Center as needed regarding census, acuity, and intakes; and coordinate referral and intake coordination and tracking as assigned.
- Be available to staff for consultation and problem solving, communicating with clinicians, physicians, supervisors and Director as needed.
- Carry a small case load of overflow cases as needed. Provides on-call crisis response for clients and families, as scheduled.
- Provide on-call crisis response for Community-based clients and families.
- Participate and provided leadership in Agency committees as assigned.
- Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders and community agencies.
- Represent Community Based Services to various stakeholder meetings and trainings.

- Paid medical, dental, and vision employee benefits
- Paid basic life & accident insurance and short- & long-term disability
- Paid internal training and career development
- 7 paid holidays and generous time off
- Verizon phone discount
- 24-hour Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that provides resources for everything from mental health to pet insurance and financial counselling
- Satisfies employment requirement for student loan Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLSF)

- Master's degree in Social Work, or related field, from an accredited college or university.
- Valid and unencumbered Oregon licensure in Social Work (LCSW), Marriage & Family Therapy (LMFT), Professional Counseling (LPC) preferred.
- Minimum 2 years’ experience working with people with mental health or developmental disabilities, and ability to relate effectively with clients, families and others in the service agencies.
- Approved Licensure Supervision course and a minimum of 1 year supervising mental health professionals is highly preferred.
- Demonstrated knowledge of, and the ability to teach, strength-based, wraparound informed clinical services for children, adolescents, transitional age youth, and families utilizing trauma informed, evidenced based modalities.
- Demonstrated knowledge of children’s mental health, developmental disabilities, and family systems.
- Ability to respond effectively to crisis situations.
- Demonstrated leadership, supervisory, and organizational skills.
- Must possess basic reading, writing, and mathematical skills necessary to complete or utilize the records and forms required of this position.
- Valid Driver's license, and the ability to meet agency driving requirements.
- Ability to meet the following physical demands:
- Intermittent periods of standing and sitting, with frequent periods of walking short distances within the facility.
- Moderate periods of carrying small equipment, or items weighing less than 10 lbs.

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