Program Manager - CARE

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 Project Manager will oversee implementation of projects, provide administrative supervision of staff including clinicians and family peers; monitor and track grant activities, including meeting targets related to budget, goals and objectives, and timelines; coordinate with internal and external partners including five school districts, one Head Start program, hospitals and clinics, and community-based organizations plus the independent program evaluator; serve as a liaison with funding agency (SAMSHA) as needed, and provide leadership in writing and submitting quarterly and annual reports; ensure fiscal management and oversight of grant budgets; and plan for future sustainability.

Summary of the Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for selecting, training, and supervising School Therapists, Early Childhood Interventionists, Nurse Navigators, meeting weekly with project staff.
  • Must have the ability to establish rapport quickly and to communicate effectively with healthcare consumers, their family members, and other providers.
  • Ability to function effectively as a member of an inter-professional team that includes behavioral health and primary care providers, consumers, and family members.
  • Ability to conduct brief, evidence-based, and developmentally appropriate screening and to conduct or arrange for more detailed assessments as indicated.
  • Ability to create and implement integrated care plans, ensuring access to an array of linked services and exchange of information across consumers, family members, and providers.
  • Ability to provide a range of brief, focused prevention, treatment, and associated services plus referrals for longer-term treatment as needed.
  • Ability to provide services that are culturally relevant to the consumer.
  • Ability to function effectively within the organizational and financial structures of the local systems of healthcare.
  • Ability to assess and continually improve the services delivered at an individual provider and as an inter-professional team.
  • Ability to use information technology to support and improve integrated healthcare.
  • Participates in individual supervision from Clinical Supervisor.
  • Effective use of technology and software including but not limited to: computers, phones, email, EMR, etc.
  • Ability to work with difficult cases and vulnerable populations.
  • Be helpful, respectful, approachable and team-oriented.
  • Effective time management including but not limited to: planning ahead where possible and be punctual in person and work performed.
  • Build strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
  • Be receptive to feedback, willing to learn, and embrace continuous improvement.
  • Complete all documentation, reporting, and other paperwork per agency standards.
  • Attend all appropriate staff, organizational, and external meetings (as assigned).
  • Work efficiently both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to be flexible and manage urgent and crisis situations effectively.
  • Ability to motivate staff and develop a working team around individual cases.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Has a master's degree in behavioral health, social work, Marriage and Family Counseling, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field, and appropriate state licensure, plus at least 5 years' experience in providing direct client services, and 5 years providing counseling, case management, project management, and/or community engagement.  

Salary: Depends on qualification and experience

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.
  • 2 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!