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Program Supervisor II - Adult Outpatient Mental Health

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, NE Portland

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 09/25/2019

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 and who are committed to working effectively with diverse community populations, and who are expected to strengthen such capacity if hired.

This is a full time position located at one of Cascadia's outpatient Health Centers in NE Portland. The schedule is Monday - Friday, typical daytime business hours with some flexibility needed for staffing/programming.

The Recovery Services Supervisor is responsible for direct supervision and clinical oversight of the programs offered at the outpatient clinic(s). The program serves outpatient clients whose symptoms of mental illness result in functioning difficulties in several major areas of life, often including work, social relationships, residential independence, money management, and physical health and wellness. The team of clinicians provides care to (a) outpatient clientele as well as (b) the more severely and persistently mentally ill who may require outreach and support in the community as well as in the office. With the high prevalence of trauma among individuals receiving mental health services, it is required the Program Supervisor understand the effects of trauma on health, coping, and other aspects of the lives of those we serve so as to support a trauma-informed care environment. Recovery Services focuses on promoting consumer independence, rehabilitation, and recovery in order to prevent homelessness, unnecessary hospitalization, and other negative outcomes.

A Master's Degree in a behavioral science field from an accredited college or university. Demonstrated competency to become credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) as outlined in the Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR). Certification must be kept current and in compliance with the OAR's. Employee must be able to conduct a Mental Status assessment and formulate a diagnosis according to the most current DSM.
A Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) is strongly preferred
The CADC credential is preferred in addition to a Master's Degree given the high occurrence of substance use/abuse.
A minimum of three years of clinical experience providing inpatient or outpatient services is preferred. A minimum of one or two years of supervisory experience is a plus.
Understand recovery model, motivational interviewing, illness management and recovery, and evidence-based practices
Working knowledge of strength-based case management philosophies and strategies
Operate computer hardware and software (including Electronic Health Record software) at a level needed to effectively perform job functions
Enter and retrieve data
Prepare reports
It is preferred that the incumbent possess a valid driver's license, three year driving history; clean driving record, ability to pass Driver Motor Vehicle (DMV) check and complete the Cascadia online Defensive Driving course.

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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