Clinical Manager needed in Portland

portland, OR 97266

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Counselor/Therapist, Program Manager, Social Worker, Supervisor Job Number: 4585

Job Description

We are hiring for a Clinical Manager in Portland, OR.

General Description:

Provides overall contract management support to behavioral health and clinical services to clients. Areas of responsibilities include liaison with contractor, budget development and monitoring, continuous quality and risk management, clinical and administrative supervision of program supervisors. Clinical and administrative supervision of service providers. Oversight of facilities and administrative manager. Demonstrate knowledge of behavioral health services and systems and be able to work within that structure. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Here’ s what you need to qualify:

The State of Oregon is requiring all Healthcare Providers and Healthcare Staff in Healthcare Settings to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 or six weeks after FDA approval of the vaccines, whichever is later. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visit OAR 333-019-0010

Minimum  Qualifications:

A Master’ s or Doctorate in counseling, social work, or related field. Meet the criteria of a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) and pass an ODHS criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting. Licensure in a clinical field is required (e.g. LMFT, LPC, PsyD, PhD, LCSW).  A minimum of five years’ experience providing family therapy, in-home services, and/or work with high risk families. A minimum of three years of supervisory experience in a related field is also required. Exceptional oral and written communication skills. Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and database management and record keeping software.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

50% - Supervision
  • Provides group and weekly individual clinical supervision to clinical staff
  • Provides supervision toward licensure for clinical staff
  • Responds to therapist requests for clinical and administrative consultation
  • Participates with other supervisor and/or director to provide timely assignment of clients
  • Provides documentation of high risk and emergency cases
  • Reviews and monitors clinical records within the electronic client record (ECR), and signs documents to meet state regulatory standards for treatment plans and assessments
  • Monitors staff performance and contract compliance through the use of the electronic client record (ECR) and gives feedback to staff as needed

40% - Management
  • Oversees work of clinical and program supervisors, as applicable
  • Oversees work of administrative manager
  • Participates in the agency’ s quality improvement process and assists in meeting performance measures in established domains
  • Participates in the budgeting development process and monitors the fiscal viability on a regular basis
  • Responds to client crisis calls when therapist is unavailable
  • Provides after hours clinical support to therapists re: high-risk concerns
  • Participates in regular meetings with the behavioral health director and other supervisors.
  • Participates in staff hiring, onboarding, and retention
  • Conducts thorough orientation of new staff including training on the role and expectations of the contractor, intervention strategies, contract compliance, and mandatory reporting laws
  • Builds and maintains relationships with community partners
  • Communicates and ensures compliance with administrative requirements, including records compliance and productivity requirements; offers training and support as needed
  • Completes regular evaluations of staff to assess knowledge of and compliance with intervention strategies, including annual performance reviews
  • Knows and consistently implements all agency established policies, procedures, protocols, and personnel guidelines
  • Attends and participates in agency-wide supervisors’ meetings
  • Attends community partner meetings as assigned
  • Provides oversight of internship program as needed
  • Responds to general community calls/requests as needed, including formal and informal grievances
  • Consistently interacts with staff and clients in a manner that reflects the agency’ s mission and values
  • In collaboration with administrative manager, responsible for facility oversight

10% - Other duties
  • Responds to CCO referrals and inquiries as needed
  • Provides after hours on call coverage on a rotating basis
  • Maintains client confidentiality according to HIPAA and state guidelines
  • Keeps current of Medicaid Rules and regional CCO policies
  • Remains current on research and evidenced based practices
  • In conjunction with the Administrative Manager, addresses facility issues and needs
  • Assists with RFP completion, as needed
If you are interested in further information, please send over an updated copy of your resume and a good time to call you to

Meet Your Recruiter

Brooke Olson
National Recruiting Manager

Recruiting is a great way to combine two fields that I love — human resources and human services. I believe that my knowledge of the human services field helps me so much in my position as a behavioral health recruiter. I am truly able to understand what client companies are looking for in a candidate, and in turn, I can help job candidates locate a job they love.
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