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Mental Health and Addictions Program Supervisor (Hilltop Behavioral Health Center)

Clackamas County, Oregon City, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 05/28/2020

This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.


Annual Pay Range: $82,427.92 - $111, 277.55
Hourly Pay Range: $39.628807 - $53.498823
Starting salaries will be within the posted pay range based on job-related factors such as experience, training and/or education. This is a non-represented position.


In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.
With the Clackamas County Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), you may be eligible for loan forgiveness, re-payment and scholarship opportunities through Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) and/or the Oregon Office of Rural Health (Oregon Medicaid Primary Care Loan Repayment Program). In addition, there may be options for loan forgiveness while working with a government/public agency with the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
This is a full time non-represented group 2 County position.
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Clackamas County's Health Centers - Behavioral Health Clinics is looking for a motivated clinician to fill the position of Mental Health & Addictions Program Supervisor! Health Centers Behavioral Health has been expanding services, locations and providers. This includes a focus on integration with primary care and dental services through initiatives like Zero Suicide and Diabetes Integration, along with low barrier programs such as Open Access (behavioral health walk in). In response to the significant increase of people seeking and accessing behavioral health services in our community, additional staff have been hired, including mental health specialists, behavioral health clinicians, and temporary clinical staff. This new position will continue to balance staff oversight and program development, in order to meet client needs.
The Health Centers Division is ready to nurture your talent and provide a challenging opportunity and professional growth!
The department is seeking an experienced, licensed mental health and substance abuse clinician to oversee the provision of mental health and addictions treatment services at our Hilltop Behavioral Health Clinic. The most important aspects of this role is clinical supervision of licensed and unlicensed staff including support with managing complex behavioral health cases and crisis management with the ability to balance clinical and administrative responsibilities. The Mental Health & Addictions Program Supervisor will provide leadership, program oversight, and clinical, administrative, and licensure supervision for professional staff. The position will work with professionals providing mental health and addictions treatment services to implement evidenced based practices, outcomes based care, and quality services for individuals in need of mental health and/or addictions treatment. The Program Supervisor for this team will work closely with other Mental Health Program Supervisors and other numerous internal and external partners.
Competitive candidates will have knowledge of the use and fidelity of MI, CBT and DBT practice theories and the principles of trauma informed care. The ideal candidate will be able to provide guidance and training to staff related to clinical applications as well as experience in leading a team with a strong skill-set and competence in staff development.
Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
• Must be a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP)** as established by the State of Oregon Mental Health Division
• Must currently possess licensure granted by the State of Oregon as an Oregon Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); Licensed Professional Counselor (LCP); Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); or Licensed Psychologist
• Experience in a role providing clinical supervision
• Any combination of education or training that would demonstrate at least 3 years of experience in the field of substance use disorders counseling
• At least 2 years of post-graduate clinical experience in mental health treatment setting
• Experience providing the following: oversight and evaluation of services; service planning; case management and coordination; utilization of community resources; group, family and individual therapy or counseling; and documentation and rationale for services to promote intended outcomes
• Experience with electronic medical records
• Strong working knowledge of federal Medicaid rules, Oregon Administrative Rules and Oregon Revised Statutes as they apply to mental health treatment providers and practitioners
• Demonstrated commitment and experience advancing equity and diversity in a workplace or community setting
• Embodies "SPIRIT" by demonstrating a commitment to the Clackamas County core values of Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, Individual accountability, and Trust in your work
• Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check
• Must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. Learn more about the County's drug testing policy
• Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. Learn more about the County's driving policy
Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
• Current certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC ) II or III
• Leadership experience
• Clinical expertise with a variety of populations
• Competence in staff development
*For Veterans qualified for Veteran’s Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.
** A ”Qualified Mental Health Professional" (QMHP) means a Licensed Medical Provider or any other person meeting one or more of the following minimum qualifications as authorized by the Local Mental Health Authority or designee:
• Bachelor’s degree in nursing and licensed by the State of Oregon;
• Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy and licensed by the State of Oregon;
• Graduate degree in psychology;
• Graduate degree in social work;
• Graduate degree in recreational, art, or music therapy; or
• Graduate degree in a behavioral science field.
QMHPs must demonstrate the ability to conduct an assessment, including identifying precipitating events, gathering histories of mental and physical health, alcohol and other drug use, past mental health services and criminal justice contacts, assessing family, cultural, social and work relationships, and conducting a mental status examination, complete a five axis DSM diagnosis, write and supervise the implementation of a individual service plan and provide individual, family or group therapy for the range of clients served. The person must be flexible in this work atmosphere as different job assignments are common.


Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
1. Develops, supervises and administers a mental health and substance use treatment program; coordinates services and activities with other division programs; determines program compliance with external requirements; recommends and implements changes as appropriate; participates in quality assurance and program improvement plans for assigned programs.
2. Supervises and coordinates clinical operations, including counseling, therapy, case management and related treatment services; assigns case loads and reviews client progress; assists with difficult treatment issues; audits clinical charts and treatment interventions and ensures delivery of services conforms to standards, policies and legal guidelines.
3. Hires and supervises professional and paraprofessional staff to provide quality service to clients; prepares performance evaluations; recommends and administers progressive discipline; conducts and/or facilitates staff training and development programs; promotes cooperative team efforts among staff and with other County departments.
4. Assists in preparing program budgets and grant applications; monitors revenues and authorizes expenditures; manages grant funds.
5. Participates in community agencies, local task forces and advisory boards to promote program services and develop community resources; serves as liaison with public and private agencies, businesses, professional organizations and community groups.
6. Resolves complaints in collaboration with clients and staff; report results to internal complaint and grievance coordinator.
7. Provides direct clinical services to clients; as necessary.


Working knowledge of: Principles and practices of psychology, psychopathology and behavior modification, analysis and assessment; theories of normal and abnormal behavior; methods and techniques of individual and group counseling; evidence based practices and implementation of treatment interventions and protocols; principles of clinical ethics, confidentiality and privacy; community resources and referral sources; techniques of supervision; participative management theories; State of Oregon Mental Health Division Administrative Rules, and client process monitoring systems; principles and practices of public administration; case management methods; office equipment, including personal computers and software programs.
Skill to: Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; apply social and psychological theories of behavior and personality to the treatment of difficult mental and emotional disorders and handicaps; diagnose, evaluate and implement treatment plans and monitor client progress toward established goals; analyze and evaluate social, psychological, and physical factors affecting clients and their families; treat clients and their families to enhance their social, psychological and physical functioning; prepare and deliver oral presentations to public and private groups; direct, train, evaluate and discipline supervisory and professional staff providing mental health services; direct staff in continuous efforts to improve quality productivity and effectiveness; incorporate team participation in decision making; respond to changes desired by citizens and County staff; establish and maintain effective working relationships with County employees and the public; operate computer software and other office equipment; utilize computer programs and reporting formats; research, compile and analyze data and develop recommendations; interpret and apply federal, state and local legislation, rules and regulations affecting assigned program.


This position works 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Friday.
Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.


Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens.
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Clackamas County Health Centers provide direct medical, dental, and mental health services to Clackamas County residents.
We provide services at our Integrated Primary Health Care Clinics, our mental health clinics, or through our School Based Health Centers.
Health Centers is a Division of the Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) Department.
Learn more about Clackamas Health Centers.


Clackamas County only accepts online applications.
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If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or e-mail us. Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).
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Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.
Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.


If selected as a final candidate, you will be required to submit all State Professional Licenses/Certificates, DEA, National Board Certifications, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), BLS and/or ACLS level CPR, and degrees (as applicable). Credentialing and Provider Enrollment processes will be completed prior to hire with the help of our Health Centers Credentialing team.

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