Clinical Supervisor - Adult Outpatient


Clinical SupervisorAdult Outpatient- $3000 hiring bonus available -Full Time
Hiring Range: $74,443.20 - $93,038.40/yr.

  • Comprehensive and generous health, dental and vision benefits
  • Up to 19 days of PTO, 2 mental health days and 8 paid holidays your first year (pro-rated for part-time)
  • Company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability
  • Student loan payment assistance and extensive training
  • An incredible team approach that is dynamic and collaborative

The Clinical Supervisor provides

leadership to an Adult Outpatient Care Team to address the behavioral health needs of individuals suffering from mental health disorders, including co-occurring substance use disorders, according to KMHS standards of care. Assures appropriate treatment for clients, within a recovery fram

ework, to improve overall functioning and general health and well-being.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate the day-to-day clinical operations of the care team, including assuring appropriate staff coverage and timely delivery of services. Lead daily organizational/treatment planning meetings. Continuously evaluate client progress, and assist clinicians in appropriate planning and coordination of treatment activities to ensure timely attention to clients' changing needs. Monitor clinical work done by team members through weekly face-to-face supervision and frequent chart reviews. Utilize electronic medical record reports and data collected by the Care Team Assistant to monitor team performance, provide individual feedback to team members, and make adjustments to team processes as needed to ensure quality care. Provide daily clinical consultation to staff on a walk-in basis. Facilitate a healthy team environment of mutual support, cooperation, and acknowledgment of the value of each individual's contributions to team functioning.
  • Lead the team's implementation of the agency's integrated treatment model for clients with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders. Facilitate close coordination with Pathways KMHS SUD professionals and KMHS Pacific Hope and Recovery Center.
  • Assure clients have clearly delineated treatment goals, and crisis and discharge plans that address client needs and provide appropriate evidence-based behavioral health interventions for their mental health disorders. Assure that care management includes plans to address physical health needs, housing needs, and vocational needs as identified by clients. Develop team protocols for timely and collaborative communication regarding client treatment goals and interventions when clients are in AIU, CTF, or PHRC. When staff vacancies occur or transfer of clients occurs, assure continuity of care while minimizing clinical risk. When clients are transferred to other teams, ensure appropriate coordination and documentation to prepare clients to engage with the new clinicians.
  • Participate in staff recruitment, interviewing, hiring, work assignments, orientation, and performance supervision according to agency policies and procedures. Provide training and mentoring for clinicians according to individual needs and ongoing assessment of competencies, and involve other departments to provide specialized training as needed. Conduct performance appraisals; when indicated, consult with Human Resources to implement Performance Improvement Plans, disciplinary warnings, and terminations if necessary.
  • Assist clinicians in performing their duties by monitoring and participating in clinical coordination/problem-solving between clients and clinicians and between clinicians and other agency programs and community resources. Accompany clinicians to meetings at community agencies when this facilitates better partnerships.
  • Participate in AOP program development and management tasks. Operate as a member of the KMHS management team. Work with other supervisors and unit managers to ensure continuity of clinical care, including assessing and communicating program needs, formulating ongoing program goals, and participating in quality program reviews. Help develop and implement agency policies and participate in problem-solving regarding clinical and fiscal challenges that arise within a managed care funding environment.
  • Initiate and maintain effective and ongoing communication as needed with other human services organizations, law enforcement, and other community resources (e.g. landlords, employers), and with other agency departments and programs, including the Crisis Response Team, the Adult Inpatient Unit, the Crisis Triage Facility, Residential Services, and the KMHS Clinical Housing Program. Work closely with clients' families, advocacy groups, and


    services to ensure a mutually satisfactory communication process to address and resolve client needs that fall within the scope of KMHS services.
  • Maintain a safe and secure working environment. Model effective crisis intervention and effective communication and engagement strategies with clients who present as distressed and/or dissatisfied with services delivered by Care Team. Screen clients presenting with acute risk (danger to self or others) and assist clinicians in developing safety plans with clients and involving Crisis Response Team when evaluation for detainment is indicated.

Minimum Qualifications:



Degree in Psychology, social servi

ces, or behavioral health field


Specialist (minimum of 5

years of job-related experience)

Possess and maintain a valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation


Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration (can be obtained after hire). Must meet and maintain the definition of a Mental Health Professional as defined in WAC 388-877-0500.

Preferred Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE: Expert (minimum of 7 years of job-related experience)

Experience in co-occurring disorders treatment, individual and group therapy, or substance abuse treatment. Experience with administration and program development. At least two years of previous experience as a supervisor.


Washington License (LICSW, LMFT or LMHC)

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