CCBHC Project Director

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Project Director

General Summary of Duties:

CCBHC is a SAMHSA grant-funded program aimed at transforming community behavioral health systems and providing comprehensive, coordinated behavioral health care. The Project Director provides guidance to the Executive Leadership Team and leads a cross-departmental CCBHC Team assigned to plan for, develop and implement a CCBHC program meeting CCBHC Certification Criteria within one year of the award. The Program Director ensures all grant goals, objectives, timelines, deliverables, and reporting requirements are met.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Major Responsibilities/Tasks:
  • Ensure CCBHC Certification Criteria will be met within one year of Award, facilitating CCBHC Team planning, strategies, and activities necessary to successfully meet Criteria.
  • Provide direction for and management of CCBHC Expansion, including monitoring implementation of project activities, review, and timely execution of goals and objectives related to the SAMHSA CCBHC Expansion grant, and submittal of all required SAMSHA documents and reports. Participates in required SAMSHA meetings.
  • Collaborating with Project Evaluator, design, monitor, and implement quality improvements, compliance, and risk management activities to ensure a program of excellence and compliance meeting CCBHC standards. Coordinate with Evaluator on data collection, monitoring data, analysis, and presentation of CCBHC outcomes. Member, Quality Assurance Team.
  • Develop and lead the CCBHC Advisory group, to meet quarterly. Provides reports on CCBHC progress, including quality improvement recommendations, invites meaningful input regarding CCBHC progress, and shares inputs and recommendations with KMHS Executive Leadership and Board of Directors.
  • With Executive Leadership, establish agreements with community and regional partner entities associated with coordination of services and client care. Coordinate services and activities with committed partners, including Designated Community Organizations (DCOs).
  • Provide leadership and model practices of person and family-centered client care, cultural competency, resiliency/recovery, trauma-informed care, and behavioral health equity.
  • Develop, implement, and annually review policies and procedures for treatment services delivery to meet CCBHC requirements in collaboration with the Chief Clinical Officer.
  • Assist in assuring Agency compliance with all related licensing and accreditation requirements.
  • Research and recommend the accreditation to pursue, develop a plan, and with Chief Clinical Officer, implement a plan to pursue agency accreditation.

KMHS is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against people regardless of age, genetic information, national origin, race/color, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, neurodiversity, disability, or veteran status. KMHS envisions an anti-racist, equitable, inclusive, and collaborative community in which all can feel welcome.

  • Comprehensive and generous health, dental and vision benefits
  • Up to 19 days of PTO and 8 paid holidays your first year (pro-rated for part-time)
  • An incredible team approach that is dynamic and collaborative
  • Loan Forgiveness, training, and extensive education available
  • Multiple locations and opportunities close to home
  • Advancement opportunities available within the agency
  • Free Employee Assistance Program and parking


Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION: Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Services, Nursing, Behavioral Health, Administration or Organizational Development Field.

EXPERIENCE: Specialist (minimum 5 years job-related experience). Experience in community behavioral health setting; experience with program development and implementation.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION: Washington State licensure as, LMHC, LICSW, or LMFT, Agency Affiliated Counselor or ability to obtain.

Preferred Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE: Expert (7+ years job-related experience), project management/equivalent qualification, proficient project software.