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 lives.
The Program Director 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.
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
hire. Location: This
position is based out of LifeWorks NW's King site.
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 hire.
Location: This position is based out of LifeWorks NW's King site.Pay/Benefits: $66,874 to $73,561 annual salary, plus Full benefits.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (These responsibilities must be able to be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.)
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships - Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time
Making Decisions and Solving Problems - Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
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 e-mail.
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers and staff - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers or staff by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Resolving 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 paperwork.
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.
Thinking Creatively - Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships or systems.
Provide 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.
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.)
Therapy and Counseling - Knowledge of publicly funded mental health and/or addiction service systems.
Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer services and consumer advocacy.
Administrative and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, leadership and coordination of people and resources.
Administrative/Program requirements - Ability to understand and oversee administration of multiple and/or complex program needs.
English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Sociology - Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics.
Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, government regulations, executive orders and agency rules.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Training - Ability to instruct others.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Vision - The ability to see details at close and far range (within a few feet of the observer).
Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug Free/Tobacco Free Site 01/09