The Recovery Place Kent Clinical Supervisor oversees clinical delivery and quality of service on the Substance Use Disorder and Co-Occurring delivery team. RPK Clinical Supervisor’s responsibilities include supervising staff’s clinical skills and delivery within scope of practice; participating in hiring, training new clinicians; ensuring service provision adheres to fidelity principles; and monitoring clinical documentation. Must be an Approved Supervisor in Mental Health as well as Substance Use Disorders as defined by WAC 246-809-234. The Clinician Supervisor may provide direct services to an assigned caseload and may fill in for team members as needed.
Essential Job Functions (This is not the job on its entirety):
- Provide direct individual and group supervision and support to Clinicians per Department of Health requirements for licensure.
- Provide coaching and supportive training to members of the Clinical team, particularly as it relates to Inpatient Involuntary care.
- Monitor and assess staff skills and performance, and address individual training needs to ensure performance meets high standards and clinical quality expectations.
- Assist Manager/ Director in Recruitment and hiring of new clinicians.
- Deliver direct services to a small caseload. Assist in the delivery of group and individual services.
- Interprets and evaluates staff reports, observes performance, and evaluates staff.
- If ITA Evaluator is not available the Clinical Supervisor is Responsible for the assessment, documentation and testimony needed to represent Valley Cities Inpatient Services in court proceedings regarding 14 day, 90 day and 180 day commitment proceedings and other related matters under Washington Administrative Code regulations and RCW 71. 05
- PhD/PsyD or Master's Level Degree in behavioral sciences, preferably in social work or psychology; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Professional licensure in a behavioral field required (LICSW, etc.).
- SUDP Certification through Washington DOH
- Must be an Approved Supervisor in Mental Health as well as Substance Use Disorders as defined by WAC 246-809-234
- Understanding of and familiarity with addiction, withdrawal, and treatment for recovery.
- Ability to work independently and as a team member.
- Willing to work evenings
- Five years’ experience working in involuntary/ crisis stabilization services
- If recovering from alcohol/chemical dependency, the person must have been clean and sober for at least two years and be working a personal recovery program that is verifiable and documented at the time of hire.
- Experience working with acutely mentally ill adults.
- Experience in court evaluations and testimony preferred, but not required.
- Must have a thorough knowledge of Washington Administrative Code regulations and the RCW 71. 05.
- Must have extensive skills and knowledge in the evaluation of patients with mental disorders and the ability to clearly and effectively communicate findings in both a verbal and written manner.
- Must be committed to working with the interdisciplinary approach.
- Must have the ability to retain composure and work effectively and professionally in stressful situations.
- Ability to maintain strong professional boundaries
- Understanding of Trauma-Informed Care principles and service provision
- Good communication skills, teamwork, and attitude
- Ability to adapt; flexibility
- Pass required background checks
- Must have a valid Washington state driver’s license and reliable transportation with current insurance
Our caring, professional staff is Valley Cities’ most important asset – the very heart and center of who we are. Every day, we strive to ensure that your experience working at Valley Cities reflects the importance of your role as we carry out our mission. We offer a competitive salary and generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability, retirement, paid time off, and 10 paid holidays. Please send resume & cover letter to our Human Resources Department: Email: email@example.com, FAX 253-661-8644 or directly to Valley Cities/HR, 325 W Gowe St, Kent, WA 98032
We are dedicated to Equal Opportunity Employment & embrace the contributions of a diverse and inclusive workforce. Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans and does not unlawfully discriminate under federal, state, or local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.
Valley Cities Behavioral Health CareValley Cities is a community behavioral health center established by the people of South King County in 1965. Today, we operate comprehensive outpatient clinics in Auburn, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Kent, Meridian (Northgate), Midway (Des Moines), Rainier Beach, and Renton.