Clinical Supervisor 506

This Clinical Supervisor position provides clinical oversight and clinical and administrative supervisory aspects of program. This program serves adults with severe and persistent mental illness. Position provides clinical services as needed. 

This position works out of LifeWorks NW's multi-service site located in SE Portland, OR (Rockwood location). 

Pay/Benefits: $53,452 to $58,129 per year. Full benefits

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides regular supervision to each clinician in the program. Maintains accurate documentation of individual and group supervisory meetings held at least two times per month.
  • Provides assistance to direct reports with work issues including establishing clear expectations regarding performance and training.
  • Provides support and attention to employee successes and addresses performance issues promptly and effectively.
  • Responsible for performance evaluations and performance concerns for program area.
  • Coordinates hiring process including orientation and training for program.
  • Monitors employee productivity, documentation and insurance authorizations.
  • Performs day-to-day quality management tasks (e.g. chart audits, utilization management).
  • May provide crisis consultation and intervention for program area as needed.
  • Participates in program development.
  • May provide training to community partners, agency staff and others.
  • Provides direct service including facilitation of group and individual sessions, client evaluations and case management.
  • Document and maintain client records to ensure compliance with agency and contract guidelines and confidentiality.
  • Completes required program reports including those needed for supervisory responsibilities timely and accurately.
  • Meets standards for documentation and work accuracy for self and supervisees including timely completion of progress notes, assessments, treatment plans and authorization requests.
  • Meets standards for direct service including accountability for supervisees, implements and ensures adherence of the clinical model and/or evidence based practices and quality of clinical practice for self and supervisees.
  • Meets expectations for being an effective supervisor and team member.
  • May network with community providers and partners.
  • Travels between sites or in the community. Transports clients in a personal and/or LifeWorks NW vehicle. 
  • Continually increase level of cultural sensitivity, awareness and competency

Qualifications:

  • Must be licensed in the State of Oregon as a LCSW, LPC or Licensed Psychologist. If you don't have the license, must be able to obtain a clinical license within 6 months of hire. 
  • Must have completed two years of post-graduate clinical experience in a mental health treatment setting.
  • Requires access to car, valid driver's license, proof of current automobile insurance coverage and ability to meet LWNW driving requirements. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate competence in leadership, wellness, oversight and evaluation of services, staff development, service planning, case management and coordination , utilization of community resources, group, family and individual therapy or counseling, documentation and rationale for service to promote intended outcomes and implementation of LWNW policies.
  • Good computer skills including a functional knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel. Ability to master use of proprietary software including electronic health record system.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and ability to provide culturally-competent treatment services to diverse client populations.


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