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Program Supervisor I - Secure Residential

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 02/29/2020

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 eligible for a $1000 sign-on bonus through February 2020.
This is a full-time working 40 hours per week, Tuesday though Saturday 3:00pm to 11:30pm. This position is located at one of Secure Residential Treatment facilities in NE Portland.

The Program Supervisor I works as a member of an interdisciplinary team to implement and monitor treatment for residents within the secure residential facility, while supporting a Trauma Informed Care environment. With the high prevalence of trauma among individuals receiving mental health services, it is required the Program Supervisor I understand the effects of trauma on health, coping, and other aspects of the lives of those we serve. This position involves participation and implementation of program goals and objectives to promote a strengths-based, client centered approach to assisting residents in achieving individual goals and ultimately transitioning to a less restrictive setting. The Program Supervisor assures that program activities are administered in cooperation with treatment team members and as directed by the Program Manager. Program Supervisors provide general and specific direction to team members, are responsible for management of the program milieu, and serve as a back up to those supervised.

The incumbent must possess a Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science field from an accredited college or university or three years of full time professional experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness. This position must demonstrate the competencies to become credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA), as outlined in OAR 309-016-0005.
Note: All QMHA 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 QMHA. If you are not currently registered, you will need to be registered if you become employed with Cascadia. For more details on QMHA certification and registration, contact MHACBO (
A minimum of three years of clinical experience providing inpatient or outpatient services is preferred.
Experience providing supervision is a plus.
Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing and Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Understanding of Trauma Informed Care and Illness Management and Recovery principles
Skills necessary for strengths-based services provision
Operate computer hardware and software (including EMR software) at a level needed to effectively perform job functions
Enter and retrieve data
Prepare simple reports
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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