Clinical Supervisor - Adult Outpatient Mental Health

Job Details

Job Number:
80779

Location:
Burien, WA

Entity:
Behavioral Health

Category:
Behavioral Health

Department:
Admin BHS

Specialty:
Not Applicable

Employment Type:
Full-Time Regular

Shift:
Day

Schedule:
Monday-Friday

About the Company
The mission of Navos is to improve the quality of life of people vulnerable to mental illness by providing a broad continuum of trauma informed care with a focus on recovery and resilience. Navos responds to the needs of people with mental illness in King County. Services are targeted to those who live at or near poverty, often as a result of their mental illness. Navos is committed to embracing equity and inclusiveness in everything we do. Our efforts are intentional, deliberate, and a fundamental part of the everyday expectation for working at Navos.

About the Position
The Heart Clinical Supervisor is responsible for providing clinical and administrative support and strategy. The position also allows for carrying a part-time case load. Under the direction of the Program Manager, responsibilities include: supervising clinical staff and interns, reviewing/approving time sheets, managing UR functions, assisting in program development and implementation, attending meetings within and outside agency, helping manage day to day site functions, and actively collaborating with community agencies.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Supervises Heart Case Managers, Therapists, and Peer Support Specialists.

Position Functions & Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Functions as a leader of an interdisciplinary team in planning and providing consumer care and program needs at the Center. Leads treatment team meetings and facilitates discussion around assessment, treatment and follow up care needs.
• Provides consultation, supervision and day-to-day coordination of team members.
• Assures that Center policies, procedures and guidelines are followed.
• Provides case management and treatment coordination for consumers and individual treatment as needed.
• Oversees and develops individualized behavioral treatment plans and implements the plans including assisting interdisciplinary team members in administration of the plans.
• Responsible for assisting in recruitment, interviewing, hiring, orienting and supervising new employees.
• Supervises and monitors all clinical and documentation activities for programs, in keeping with Center philosophy and policies, and with state and county guidelines.
• Completes all supporting work documentation and appropriate forms adhering to confidentiality and compliance standards. Maintains up-to-date assessment and treatment notes.
• Is aware of all legal requirements, proceedings, deadlines and mandates regarding the consumer’s treatment and the establishment of treatment plans. Will work with the clinical needs of the patient and within any legal requirements imposed by the court or by Washington Administrative Code.
• Provide clinical services with respect for consumer/family rights and within the clinical Code of Ethics.
• Participates in ongoing in-service education, program development and program evaluation. Develops, coordinates and provides staff training in non-medical mental health issues.
• Assumes responsibility for completing continuing education requirements as mandated by profession.
• Participates in regular self and peer evaluation of work performance.
• Supports a system-wide understanding of trauma prevalence, impact and trauma informed care.
• Fosters healing, hopeful, honest and trusting relationships for consumers and employees; Values consumer voice, choice and self-advocacy.
• Demonstrates a commitment to cultural competence.
• Promotes a safe, calm and secure environment with supportive care and family-driven services that are trauma specific and promote recovery and wellness.
• Follows organization infection control policies and procedures. At risk for exposure to blood borne pathogens.
• Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Professional interest and commitment to the mentally ill and in the development of systems of care for the mentally ill.
• Exceptional organizational skills.
• Commitment to a multidisciplinary team approach to treatment and care of consumers.
• Able to interact with and supervise team members in a collaborative manner.
• Able to use sensitivity, tact and respect with clients; as well as firmness when necessary.
• Solid knowledge of theories of human behavior, personality development and psychological and physical cause of mental disorders.
• Knowledge of principles and techniques of group and individual therapy and experience; understanding of principles and methods of intervention.
• Familiarity with Washington Administrative Code regulations and professional standards governing the treatment of mentally ill consumers.

Education, Experience, & Certification
• Minimum of 2 years' experience as a fully licensed clinician.
• Active Washington State licensure required.
• Master’s degree in one of the Behavioral Sciences from an accredited program.
• At least 1 year supervisory experience with seriously and persistently mentally ill adults.
• Valid Washington States driver’s license.
• Computer literacy.

Physical Requirements & Disclosure of Risks
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
This position may involve lifting, pushing, pulling, twisting, and stooping requiring upper and lower body strength. Lifting up to 15 lbs. may be required without assistance.

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