Behavioral Health Supervisor (La Pine)

Organization/Company Name: 
Deschutes County Health Services
Position Description: 

Deschutes County is accepting applications for a Behavioral Health Supervisor. This position is responsible for providing full clinical and administrative supervision for clinicians as a part of the South County Outpatient Program located in La Pine, Oregon. Previous experience working in a behavioral health setting in rural communities is preferred. This position will be responsible for the oversight, development, and direction of a team of clinicians promoting and offering complex care services related to screening, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental and substance use disorders. The ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge and experience reflecting a broad range of professional supervision skills, evidenced based psychotherapeutic treatments, and behavioral health services as required. This position requires the application of specialized knowledge in the area of trauma informed care, dual diagnosis, and addictions treatment, as well as an understanding of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) and their metrics, in additional to strong skills in the area of behavioral health clinical supervision, differential diagnosis, EBP interventions, recovery-focused and integrated client-centered treatment.

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Position Function: 
Position Type: 
Full Time
$6,233.65 - $8,353.67 Monthly

Excellent County benefits package 

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

Preference will be given for:

Previous supervisory experience as a LCSW and/or CADC II or III.

Knowledge and experience in working with dual diagnosis mental health and substance abuse disorder.

Certification as an Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (CADC) II or III.

Masters in Addiction Counseling (MAC) or the social work equivalent (CCATODSW).

Previous experience working in a behavioral health setting in rural communities.

Must have knowledge and skill in the following:

Community behavioral health and addictions concepts.

Client assessment and case management.

Treatment services, planning and protocols.

Behavioral health disorders and diagnostic classifications.

Psychological, sociological and psychiatric theories.

Well-developed human relations skills with an appreciable interpersonal sensitivity and awareness of client situations and values.

Interviewing and counseling skills.

Writing skills to prepare clear and concise reports.

Must have a demonstrated ability to:

Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Apply theory in behavioral health and addictions diagnosis.

Plan and implement intervention programs.

Handle crisis situations.

Work effectively both independently and in a team setting.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients and their families, other agencies and the public at all times.

Collaborate with team members.

Act professionally with regard to code of ethics and confidentiality.

Prepare concise and complete documentation related to client treatment, progress and services in a timely and professional manner. 

Required Education and / or Certifications: 

Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a Behavioral Science Field, with four years of experience in a behavioral health treatment setting; at least two of these years must be post-graduate experience in a behavioral health treatment setting. Experience must be specific to services provided by assigned team and will vary by specific position. Supervisory experience preferred. Must be able to be credentialed as a Clinical Supervisor for assigned service area in accordance with Oregon Administrative Rules.

Must possess current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).

Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
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Position Address: 
51340 Hwy 97, South
La Pine, OR 97739
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