Child, Youth, and Family Clinical Supervisor - $4,000 Signing Bonus!

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Provide oversight and leadership for a multidisciplinary clinical team consisting of therapists, case managers/care coordinators, and peer/rehabilitation specialists in accordance with Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and agency guidelines.

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Children, Youth, and Family Clinical Program Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree in Human Services field required
  • Licensed in the State of Washington
  • 5 years of post-graduate experience providing mental/behavioral health services to children, youth, and families experiencing serious emotional disturbance preferred
  • Must be two years post-licensure and able to provide clinical supervision
  • Strong knowledge of mental/behavioral health diagnosis and treatment, substance use disorder treatment, and DSM diagnostic criteria
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in typing and the use of computer programs
  • Child Mental Health Specialist (CMHS) preferred
  • Understanding of application of Evidence/Research Based practices preferred
  • Chemical Dependency Professional preferred

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The tasks and responsibilities that constitute work of a Clinical Supervisor are:

  • Screening-the process through which therapist, client and available significant others determine the most appropriate initial course of action, given the client's needs and strengths characteristics, and the available treatments/resources with the community
  • Assessment-an ongoing process through which the therapist collaborates with the client and others to gather and interpret information necessary for planning treatment and evaluating client progress
  • Documentation-review of charts from each caseload of each staff member supervised;  annual performance evaluations of each staff member supervised;  the recording of the screening and intake process, assessment, treatment plan, clinical reports, clinical progress notes, discharge summaries, pre/post measures, and other client-related data
  • Professional and Ethical Responsibilities-the obligation of a clinical supervisor to adhere to accepted ethical and behavioral standards of conduct and continuing professional development 
  • Autonomy and Flexibility-the ability to make decisions independently, and also to know when it is appropriate to bring thoughts and possible decisions to leadership for direction or consultation;  taking responsibility for your actions and having willingness to change or compromise as needed in response to ever-changing requirements and mandates

TYPICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide ongoing clinical and administrative supervision for staff in a multidisciplinary team setting according to agency policy.
  • Provide clinical case monitoring to assure compliance with agency, Behavioral Health Organization (BHO), and WAC requirements.
  • Facilitate and lead weekly multidisciplinary team meetings.
  • Conduct annual staff performance evaluations and work with staff to make necessary changes in performance.
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of staff work and provide ongoing support and guidance to assist staff with meeting expectations in these areas.
  • Participate as part of a multidisciplinary team serving children, youth, and family by providing supervision and direct service/intakes within the office, community, homes, and schools with serious emotional disturbances and/or co-occurring substance use disorders.
  • Function as part of the Children, Youth, and Family Leadership team, to assist in advancing missions and objectives as directed.
  • May require flexible work schedule as dictated by the needs of the organization.
  • Work with individuals in a variety of locations to include offices, schools, homes, and community.
  • Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to perform essential duties of the position.
  • Ability to travel to other sites is required 5% of the time.
  • Ability to lift and carry 5 to 25 pounds 25% of the time.
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment up to 25 pounds 5% of the time.
  • Ability to look at and use a computer for extended periods of time 90% of the time.
  • Work is generally performed in an office, but sufficient mobility to meet with other employees and attend meetings at various locations is required.
  • Requires periods of intense concentration over extended period of time, and is subject to frequent interruption.
  • Ability to have oral communications 90% of the time.
  • Ability to access locations that are not ADA accessible.
  • Ability to work with individuals in a variety of locations to include office, schools, homes, and community.
  • Possess a current WA state driver's license and reliable transportation.