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Clinical Director (Secure)

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, Portland

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 04/30/2020

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare (, one of the largest community behavioral health providers in the state of Oregon, delivers whole health care -- integrated mental health and addiction services, primary care and housing -- to support our communities. Our approach is recovery-oriented and trauma-informed. Cascadia hires innovative, compassionate, and dedicated staff who are aligned with trauma-informed care, are committed to working effectively with diverse community populations, and expected to strengthen such capacity if hired.

This position is a full time position working 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday with some flexibility required. This position is located in the Portland area.

The Clinical Director is responsible for oversight of a unique area of Cascadia services. This includes clinical model development and implementation, business development and growth, establishing and maintaining good community relationships; program development and operations; hiring, training, development and termination of employees; financial planning and budgets; program oversight, risk management, and quality improvement. The Clinical Director is also responsible for input into development and implementation of Cascadia divisions’ strategic planning and goals. The Clinical Director is responsible and accountable for organizational viability inasmuch as the incumbent creates and maintains financially viable programs and excellent clinical operations.

A Master’s Degree in a behavioral science field from an accredited college or university.

Demonstrate the competencies as outlined in the Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) to become credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP). The incumbent is expected to keep certification current and in compliance with the OAR’s. .

Note: All QMHP qualified positions in the state of Oregon will need to be filled by incumbents who are officially certified or who meet eligibility qualifications to register with MHACBO as a QMHP. If you are not currently registered, you will need to be registered if you become employed with Cascadia. For more details on QMHP certification and registration, contact MHACBO (

A minimum of three years of clinical experience providing services is required (must include two years post Masters).
Three years of supervisory experience is also required.
Experience managing licensed residential programs preferred.

Cascadia is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or age.

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