Post Date: 05/13/2019
Close Date: 05/30/2019
Central City Concern’s (CCC) Blackburn Center is a new six-floor building in East Portland, Oregon (clinic and housing) that will give vulnerable people access to integrated housing, employment and health services, and provide support they need to stabilize and rebuild their lives.
CCC is hiring employees to help lift this project to national prominence. Known for innovative programming already, CCC now moves toward a first-of-its-kind operating model (including key changes such as centralized intake and integrated care teams) in a more diverse community and a landscape of new potential community partners. About 40 percent of East Portland’s population are immigrants and from communities of color. We strive to be a true reflection of the community and design our services and teams to achieve a culturally responsive place for our clients.
Our innovative, comprehensive services focuses on the whole person and their well-being. Our guiding principles drive this work to be:
integrated; in collaboration with community partners
focused on diversity, equity and inclusion; and
sustainable for long-term success.
Join us in this innovative and impactful work! CCC values lived experience and multilingual individuals in its hiring practices. Training and advancement opportunities are embedded in our culture and staff members support one another in their professional endeavors.
TITLE: Behavioral Health Clinical Manager
DEPARTMENT: Blackburn Center
REPORTS TO: Blackburn Associate Director of Behavioral Health
The Blackburn Center is an innovative program that will offer integrated housing, health care, and
employment services with the long term goal of eliminating homelessness. We seek to change
how these services are delivered to all people, especially vulnerable populations.
The Behavioral Health Clinical Manager is responsible for providing support and expertise in
mental health as needed across the Blackburn Center. The primary responsibilities include
providing clinical oversight and development of three designated programs under the umbrella of
mental health, as well as direct oversight of two intake alcohol and drug counselors. This position
also provides clinical support to mental health staff in primary care and substance use services as
needed. The BH Clinical Manager will have specific program development focuses as identified by
the Blackburn Director of Behavioral health.
The Behavioral Health Clinical Manager provides clinical support to the members of the Intensive
Services Mental Health team, the Crisis Management team and Recuperative Care (RCP) Mental
Health program. These teams provide specialty care within the Blackburn Center continuum for
those whose mental health needs expand beyond the scope or level of care provided in substance
use disorder services, primary care services or housing.
The clients served by the MH programs at Blackburn are likely to have MH needs that exceed the
services provided in basic services, and often carry multiple complexities in terms of substance use
disorders and medical complexity. The BH manager helps to ensure that various MH programs and
teams work to address all treatment needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment,
medication management, physical health treatment, mental health treatment, accessing benefits and
entitlements and accessing appropriate, affordable housing. The teams serve as the primary source of
care coordination that is person centered, population driven, data driven & evidence based to
ensure the full range of client needs is met.
This position requires flexibility of hours, independent decision-making, program planning, clinical
supervision, quality management, and liaising with outside agencies. This role also requires
oversight of a two person alcohol and drug intake team.
1. Master’s degree in human services field and three years’ experience in healthcare or community
mental health programs. SMI experience required.
2. Minimum two years of supervisory or leadership experience.
3. Ability to meet OARS requirements for supervision of CADCs within 6 months, such as a CADC II or
higher or a licensed clinical social worker or licensed practical counselor with appropriate
4. LPC/LCSW preferred.
5. Has the competencies necessary to:
a) Identify precipitating events;
b) Gather histories of mental, emotional and physical disabilities, alcohol and drug use, past
mental health services and criminal justice contacts;
c) Assess family, social and work relationships
d) Conduct a mental status assessment
e) Document a DSM diagnosis and ASAM assessment
f) Write and implement or supervise implementation of a care plan
g) Conduct and document a mental health assessment
h) Provide mental health treatment and rehabilitative services within ones scope of practice
6. Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
7. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check. This includes
clearance by the DHS Background Check Unit.
8. Must have current CPR certification or must be able to obtain in one month.
9. Must become a certified Director’s Custody designee in Multnomah County within the first 6
months of hire.
10. If in recovery, must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent living
conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two years.
11. Will be required to carry an agency cell phone for work use. Cell phone will be provided by Central
12. Must possess a current driver’s license, pass a DMV background check and be designated an
“acceptable” driver as outlined in Central City Concern’s Fleet Safety Policy. Must pass an initial
drivers training within 60 days of being an approved driver and continued recertification
13. Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and Microsoft Outlook).
14. Experience with office machines (Fax, photocopier, printers, postage machines, etc.).
15. Must be able to work under stressful conditions.
16. Must be able to work variable work hours.
17. Must generally have the ability to walk, bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, reach, pull and lift heavy
objects, and climb stairs with reasonable or no accommodation.
18. Must adhere to agency’s non-discrimination policies.
19. Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and clients with diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious
views, political affiliation, cultural backgrounds, life-styles and sexual orientations, and treat
individuals with respect and dignity.
Check out the full job description and apply at:
Central City Concern is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation can contact the Human Resources department at 503-294-1681.
Complete details: http://www.ccconcern.org/jobs