Program Coordinator, Tigard-Tualatin School District #237 - HIRING BONUS

LifeWorks NW partners with the Tigard/Tualatin School District. The Program Coordinator position oversees the School Based Care Coordination program. This position is responsible for managing the daily clinical and operational aspects of the program including management of program(s) contracts, service quality, staff deployment, integration with local community and public relations.

Location: Tigard/Tualatin area 

Compensation: $1,000 hiring bonus $62,069 - $68,276 annual salary and full comprehensive benefits.

Essential Responsibilities:  (These responsibilities must be able to be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.)

  • Monitors contract compliance for programs areas.  Implements contract statement of work.
  • Assists in developing and monitors program budgets.  May be required to participate in grant writing and fund-raising activities.
  • Monitors quality management compliance and performs day to day quality management tasks (e.g. chart audits, utilization management)
  • Coordinates partner organization relationships within specific program.
  • Establishes direct service expectations for clinical staff.  Monitors employee productivity, documentation and insurance authorizations as needed.
  • Coordinates hiring process including orientation and training.
  • 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 addressing performance concerns for program area.
  • Meets with staff individually and as a group for regular supervision (meeting with staff a minimum of 2 times per month).  Maintains accurate documentation of supervisory meetings.
  • 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 authorization requests.
  • 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 provide direct service.  Provides crisis consultation for program area.
  • Provide training to community partners, agency staff and others.
  • Completes required program reports including those needed for supervisory responsibilities timely and accurately.
  • Check e-mail/voice mail daily when working.
  • 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 meetings.
  • Continually increase level of cultural sensitivity, awareness and competency.

Requirements: (Equivalent 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.)

  • Must meet QMHP requirements through MHACBO and have completed two years of post-graduate clinical experience in a mental health treatment setting.
  • LPC or LCSW preferred.
  • Must be able to demonstrate competence in leadership, program planning and budgeting, fiscal management, supervision of program staff, personnel management, program staff performance assessment, use of data, reporting, program evaluation, quality assurance, and developing and coordinating community resources.
  • 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.

LifeWorks NW has over 60 years of experience providing holistic mental health and addiction services for all ages throughout the Portland metro area. We are a private, non-profit organization serving over 30,000 youth, adults, and older adults annually. We know that "life works" when people get the help they need and are dedicated to changing lives.

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