Clinical Director of Adult Integrated Services - Longview, WA

Why Work For Us?

Columbia Wellness is proud to be a company of real people committed to quality. We are focused on building a better future in mental health and behavioral healthcare. We have established a strong referral base in the community and we are invested in our clinical growth. We offer generous training opportunities, free supervision, and a large spectrum of programs in which you can work. Columbia Wellness is located in-between two major cities, Seattle and Portland. By working with us you get the best of both small town and big city life. You're close to the beach, the mountains, the quiet and the city life. If you're looking for a place to call home and build a career, join our team at Columbia Wellness.

If you want to make a difference that matters then we want to hear from you. Together we can do more.

Some of What You'll Do:

The Clinical Director of Adult Community Support Services is a mental health professional and is responsible for the daily operations of the department.  The Director has administrative, supervisory, and direct service responsibilities.  The Director oversees the quality of services delivered and is a team member of the continuous quality improvement program.  Duties include development, implementation and monitoring of protocol, procedure, and practice.  The Director is responsible for updating policies and procedures, the review of guidelines for the delivery of mental health services to adults and older adults and insuring all team members are cognizant of current policies and procedures.  The Director is responsible for compliance to all applicable Washington Administrative Code (WAC), Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and federal laws. The Director will have direct service responsibilities.  The Director supervises the direct service performed by the adult community support staff.  

Summary of the Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Administration

  • Oversees the quality of mental health services delivered to the adult population at CW.
  • Develops service components and service delivery pathways.
  • Assists in establishing productivity standards.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors Adult Community Support protocol, procedures, and practice.
  • Completes mandatory reporting of achievements, activities within department, and contractual obligations.  Complies with additional requests from the Chief Clinical Officer.
  • Performs client triage and coordinates appropriate scheduling of client care.  Approves admissions to and terminations from the department.
  • Attends and participates in meetings (team, medical, management, planning, etc.).
  • Coordinates with Chief Executive Officer or designee to oversee the delivery of services and the financial status of the Adult Community Support department.
  • Functions as interdisciplinary team member.
  • Updates policy and procedures, reviews guidelines for care, and informs staff of all revisions.
  • Insures all Adult Community Support staff is trained in current policies and procedures.
  • Performs continuous quality assurance and utilization tasks.  Assures department compliance with CW policies & procedures, Washington Administrative Codes, and the contractual agreements with Southwest Regional Support Network.
  • Develops annual operating plans with operational outcomes.
  • Practices risk management.
  • Monitors expenditures within the department.
  • Identifies and advocates for needed program supplies.
  • Represents the Adult Community Support team and CW to the community.
  • Works collaboratively with other department managers for the benefit of the entire organization.

Supervision of Personnel

  • Hires, orients, and trains new staff.
  • Provides clinical supervision of OAS staff.
  • Reviews clinical paperwork of OAS staff.
  • Models therapeutic interventions.
  • Models professional conduct.
  • Creates and monitors staff training plans.
  • Assists staff in receiving necessary training.

What We Require:

  • Must possess a clinical license of either LMFT, LICSW, or an LMHC and master's degree in behavioral sciences from an accredited program. 
  • The Director must have a minimum of five years' experience in the treatment of chronically mentally ill adults; two years of which must be supervisory. 
  • Must possess strong supervisory and leadership skills in addition to a substantial knowledge base and skills relating to the clinical and legal issues of mental health treatment. 
  • The Director must be an effective communicator who encourages professional growth and promotes change on behalf of program goals. 
  • The Director must be able to assist in conflict resolution and supervise staff effectively.

Salary: DOE

We are proud to be able to not only offer competitive compensations but also a benefit package that our employees love.

We offer all permanent full-time employees:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision paid in full for the employee and their family
  • Long term disability and life insurance paid for by the employer
  • 5% of gross pay put into a retirement plan by the employer. Immediately vested, no match requirement.
  • 9 paid holidays and 1 paid floater per year.
  • 6.5 sick days per year.
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation in the 1st year of employment, 4 weeks after the first year and 5 weeks after 4 years.

*NO Phone Calls Please!

Columbia Wellness is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Columbia Wellness is a private nonprofit organization that has been serving the community for over 60 years!