Mental Health Clinical Manager/Supervisor

GENERAL FUNCTION:

This program manager position directs the supervision and provision of services in the adult department at our Grays Harbor office. Services may include home and community based management services, groups, and individual and family therapy where appropriate. They are responsible for implementing program services in accordance with the standards of care for BHR and must provide leadership to unit staff to collaborate and coordinate with essential community organizations and ensure positive working relationships for the benefit of our community.

 

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Director of Grays Harbor Services

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, or other behavioral science

  • Minimum of two (2) years of demonstrated supervisory experience

  • Eligible for MHP and CMHS status

  • Licensed with WA Department of Health

  • Current WA state driver's license

  • Community mental health experience with emphasis on chronic mental health issues

  • Working knowledge of technology

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Broad familiarity with adult welfare laws and regulations

  • Strong community organizational skills across diverse service systems

  • Familiar with multi-system approaches to treatment

  • Strong clinical conceptual skills to assess and coordinate necessary services to our adult's program

  • Must pass a criminal background and Inspector General check

    TYPICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide clinical leadership and monitoring of all Grays Harbor program services and staff

  • Establish and conduct staff/unit meetings

  • Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate staff

  • Assist and oversee all case and discharge planning

  • Assure that services are available and relevant for all clients

  • Ensure that services to culturally diverse clients are appropriate and the provisions of services are provided in a culturally competent manner

  • Ensure that minority consultation are completed in a timely manner and that consultant recommendations are reflected in the services delivered as appropriate

  • Follow in accordance with utilization management standards for BHR

  • Screen referrals and assign to clinical staff

  • Screen and review all requests for individual and family therapy, and for additional in-home training and support to consumers

  • Oversee utilization of clinical services and participates in Utilization Review as needed

  • Ensure that documentation in client files follows WAC requirements and/or contract specifications

  • Ensure that clinical staff receives required clinical supervision, psychiatric consultation, and training

  • Schedule staff time to ensure full program coverage during all working hours

  • Resolve staff conflicts

  • Develop and monitor budget, policies, and procedures while maintaining quality and productivity