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:
- Oversees the quality of mental health services
delivered to the adult population at CW.
- Develops service components and service
- 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
- Practices risk management.
- Monitors expenditures within the department.
- Identifies and advocates for needed program
- 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:
possess a master's degree in behavioral sciences from an accredited
Director must have a minimum of five years' experience in the treatment of
chronically mentally ill adults; two years of which must be
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.
Director must be an effective communicator who encourages professional
growth and promotes change on behalf of program goals.
Director must be able to assist in conflict resolution and supervise staff
Salary: Confidential - Exempt
We are proud to be able
to not only offer competitive compensations but also a benefit package that our
We offer all permanent
- Medical, Dental and Vision paid in full for the
employee and their family
- Long term disability and life insurance paid for by the
- 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.
- 8 hours of sick leave per month
- 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
Visit our website: www.columbiawell.org to
learn more about our organization.
Columbia Wellness is a
private nonprofit organization that has been serving the community for over 60