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Program Manager I

Western Montana Mental Health Center Butte, MT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description



Western Montana Mental Health Center is Montana's largest community mental health center with a mission-driven purpose of serving our communities. We serve well over 15,000 clients per year with almost 600 staff in 16 counties. We offer a broad continuum of care from community-based services to outpatient services to inpatient addiction recovery services. We believe in supporting our staff members in their work/life balance by providing flexible and personalized use of PTO. Western operates as a not-for-profit, public purpose corporation (501) (c)(3). 




  • Can be located in several location across Western Montana (Butte, Bozeman, Hamilton, Missoula, Polson, Kalispell)
  • Generous PTO – Full-time employees eligible upon hire to accrue PTO
  • Low Cost Health Insurance with three available health plans
  • HSA Match for qualifying plans and full-time employees
  • Payroll Stipend in lieu of medical and HSA contribution for qualifying employees
  • Tuition Financial Assistance for qualifying clinical roles
  • EAP


Under supervision of the Service Line Director - Crisis, this position is responsible for clinical and administrative supervision of clinical, care coordination, and peer support staff. The individual will conduct intra-program meetings, participate in team staffing and service line management meetings. With support of the service line director, this position is responsible for personnel management and fiscal oversight of the MHP and Jail programs to assure the program’s financial solvency. This position is responsible for compliance with licensing standards and WMMHC Policies and Procedures.


•    Development of program in accordance with best practice models

•    Provide clinical supervision and guidance on clinical and administrative procedures to clinical staff and interns

•    Complete data collection and reporting for community contracts and grants

•    Provide quality assurance for documentation and services provided

•    Treat coworkers, clients and community contacts with respect and professionalism

•    Monitor and manage program expenses and revenues

•    Authorize staff time sheets, leave requests, and travel claims

•    Responsible for the recruitment, hiring and training of program personnel

•    Completing performance evaluations and personnel actions consistent with Personnel Manual

•    Assuring program compliance with applicable state and federal laws, rules and agency standards

•    Participating in policy and procedure development as requested

•    Provide clinical coverage and services as needed

•    Additional duties as assigned


•    Master’s degree in an accredited institution in psychology, clinical social work, professional counseling, or other clinical behavioral science

•    Three years of extensive training and/or experience in mental health crisis systems

•    Licensed as a LCSW, LCPC, or equivalent. 


•    Completion of CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention), First Aid and CPR training- Provided by Western

•    Ability to pass background check and driver’s license check upon offer of employment.

•    Provide proof of auto liability insurance coverage per Western’s policies.

•    Current and valid driver’s license with good driving record if required to transport clients while working

•    Master’s degree in an accredited institution in psychology, clinical social work, professional counseling, or other clinical behavioral science

•    Comprehensive knowledge of inpatient placement criteria and levels of care

•    Comprehensive knowledge of theoretical models of therapeutic change and best clinical practices 

Western Montana Mental Health Center


Butte, MT
59701 USA