Manager of Quality Improvement

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 Manager of Quality Improvement is a mental health or chemical dependency professional who is responsible for the oversight of all continuous quality improvement functions of Columbia Wellness.  The Manager helps define and is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of the clinical continuous quality improvement process. The Manager of Quality Improvement assures compliance to protocol and procedures. The Manager is responsible for updating clinical policies and procedures. The Manager reviews guidelines for the delivery of services and the efficacy of the services. The Manager is responsible for clinical compliance to all applicable Washington Administrative Code (WAC), Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and federal laws. 

What We Require:

  • Must possess a master's degree in behavioral sciences from an accredited program
  • Must have a minimum of three years' experience in the behavioral health field
  • Must be must possess strong supervisory and leadership skills in addition to a substantial knowledge base and skills relating to the clinical and legal issues of behavioral health treatment. 
  • Must be an effective communicator who encourages professional growth and promotes change on behalf of program goals. 
  • Must be able to assist in conflict resolution and supervise staff effectively.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist, social worker, or chemical dependency professional
  • Supervisory and leadership experience

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.
  • 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.
  • 3 pay increases within the first year of employment

*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!