LifeWorks NW is a private, non-profit
organization providing prevention, mental health, substance use treatment, and
related social services to youths, adults, and older adults in over fifteen
locations throughout Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties. LifeWorks
NW promotes a healthy community by providing quality and culturally responsive
mental health and addiction services across the lifespan.
Our core values-Recovery and Relationships,
Resilience, and Results-inform the work we do. The four pillars of the
strategic vision include Compassionate, Impactful Care, Holistic Health,
Passionate Team, and Thriving Organization. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
are critical to successfully achieving the mission. We know that "life
works" when people get the help they need and are dedicated to changing
The Clinical Supervisor, AOP oversees clinical oversight and clinical and administrative supervisory
aspects of the Adult Outpatient program. Provides clinical services as needed.
As a behavioral health organization, LifeWorks NW
employees are required to have had their COVID 19 vaccination (or have an
approved medical/religious exemption) per State of Oregon rules. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required upon
position is based out of LifeWorks NW's Hillsboro Walnut site. Pay/Benefits:
$56,697 to $61,658 annual salary, plus Full benefits
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (These responsibilities
must be able to be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.)
- 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
- 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
- May provide training to community
partners, agency staff and others.
- Provides direct service including
facilitation of group and individual sessions, client evaluations and case
- Document and maintain client
records to ensure compliance with agency and contract guidelines and
- Completes required program reports
including those needed for supervisory responsibilities timely and accurately.
- Meets standards for documentation and work
accuracy as defined in the Performance Evaluation for self and supervisees
including timely completion of progress notes, assessments, treatment plans and
- Meets standards as defined in the Performance
Evaluation 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.
- May be required to travel between sites or
in the community and/or transport clients.
- Attends informational, clinical
and management meetings which may include all-agency, team and consultation
meetings, staffing, intra-agency trainings, etc. May represent LifeWorks NW at community
- Check e-mail/voice mail daily when working.
- Continually increase level of
cultural sensitivity, awareness and competency.
Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships - Developing constructive and cooperative
working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time
and Solving Problems - Analyzing information and evaluating results to
choose the best solution and solve problems.
Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work - Developing
specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
Communicating with Persons Outside
Organization - Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the
organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources.
This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers and
staff - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers or staff by
telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Conflicts and Negotiating with Others - Resolving grievances and conflicts when
necessary, or otherwise negotiating with others.
Performing Administrative Activities - Performing
day-to-day administrative tasks such as reviewing and processing reports and
Interacting with computers - Using computers
and computer systems to run reports or process information.
Documenting/Recording Information - Entering,
recording or maintaining information in written or electronic form.
Creatively - Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas,
relationships or systems.
Consultation and Advice to Others - Providing guidance and expert advice to
co-workers and clinical team.
Evaluating Information to Determine
Compliance with Standards - Using relevant information and individual
judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws,
regulations, or standards.
education and/or experience may be substituted for qualifications. Requirements are representative of minimum
levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.
To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the
abilities or aptitudes to perform each task proficiently.)
- This position requires a valid and active QMHP credential certification through MHACBO or a valid and active status (licensed or registered intern) with an approved Oregon licensing board.
- Clinical Supervisors in mental
health programs must meet QMHP requirements and have completed two years of
post-graduate clinical experience in a mental health treatment setting.
- Clinical Supervisors in addictions
programs must have a CADC 2. If recovering from
a substance abuse related disorder, must be able to demonstrate continuous sobriety
under nonresidential, independent living conditions for the immediate past
three years. Clinical Supervisors in
addictions must also have one of the following: Five years of paid full-time experience in
the field of substance use disorders counseling; or a BA and four years of paid
full-time experience in the social services field with a minimum of two years
of direct substance use disorders counseling experience; or a MA and three
years of paid full-time experience in the social services field with a minimum
of two years of direct substance use disorders counseling experience.
- Position may require a LPC or
- 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
- May require access to car, valid driver's
license, proof of current automobile insurance coverage and verification of
safe driving record from DMV, ability to meet LWNW driving requirements.
- Ability to perform essential functions of job without creating a direct
threat to the safety of self or others.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug Free/Tobacco Free Site 01/09