Addictions and Mental Health Program Supervisor (Sandy Behavioral Health Center)

$89,968 - $121,456 yearly
  • Clackamas County
  • Sandy, Oregon, USA
  • Mar 10, 2023
Full time Other (Please Specify)

Job Description

Addictions and Mental Health Program Supervisor (Sandy Behavioral Health Center)

Job ID: 106928

Location: Sandy, Oregon

Full/Part Time: Full Time



Clackamas County employees work to serve the public and enrich our community. In that spirit, we pledge to hold ourselves to these standards at all times in our interactions with customers and one another:

• Service
• Professionalism
• Integrity
• Respect
• Individual accountability
• Trust

By incorporating these values into our daily routines, we can better serve our customers, ourselves and our projects. We're always looking to improve. That's the Clackamas County SPIRIT.

Clackamas County is committed to building a community where people thrive, have a sense of safety, connection, and belonging, so that everyone is honored and celebrated for the richness in diversity they bring. We encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and lived experience to apply.


The job will remain open until filled. The first application review date will be Thursday, March 16, 2023.

We reserve the right to close this recruitment at any time on or after that date.


Clackamas County is committed to offering a high-quality benefits package to support employees and their families.

Annual Pay Range: $89,967.52 - $121,456.00

Hourly Pay Range: $43.253617 - $58.392309

Salary offers will be made within the posted pay range and will be based on a candidate's experience (paid or unpaid) that is directly relevant to the position.

In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions. Most benefits, including Medical & Dental, start the first of the month after date of hire:

• Generous paid time off package, including:

• 16 hours of vacation accrued per month
• 8 hours of sick accrued per month
• 10 paid holidays
• 1 personal day per year

• Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

• PERS/OPSRP Pension Program is funded by Clackamas County and provides a lifetime pension to eligible participants, this includes the County picking up the 6% employee retirement contribution!
• OPSRP members get vested after five years of contributions or when they reach age 65
• The 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan provides a resource for retirement savings in addition to your PERS/OPSRP benefits. You can contribute a fixed dollar amount or percentage with each paycheck; a County-paid contribution is included for certain groups.

• Other Benefits:

• Choice of Medical Plans that include chiropractic coverage, alternative care, vision and prescription drug coverage
• Choice of Dental Plans
• Robust EAP and wellness programs, including gym discounts and wellness education classes
• Longevity pay
• A variety of additional optional benefits

With the Clackamas County Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), you may be eligible for loan forgiveness, re-payment and scholarship opportunities through Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) and/or the Oregon Office of Rural Health (Oregon Medicaid Primary Care Loan Repayment Program). In addition, there may be options for loan forgiveness while working with a government/public agency with the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

This is a full time non-represented group 2 County position.


Clackamas County Health Centers - Behavioral Health Clinics is looking for an experienced, licensed mental health clinician to oversee the mental health and addictions treatment services for the Sandy Behavioral Health Center located in Sandy, Oregon.

The Addictions and Mental Health Program Supervisor (classified as a Mental Health Program Supervisor) will provide leadership, program oversight, and clinical, administrative, and licensure supervision for professional staff. Clinical supervision of licensed and unlicensed staff include support with managing complex behavioral health cases and crisis management with the ability to balance clinical and administrative responsibilities. The position will work with professionals providing mental health and addictions treatment services to implement evidenced based practices, feedback informed treatment, and quality & equitable services for individuals in need of mental health and/or addictions treatment.

Equity matters in providing behavioral health and treatment services. Racism is a driving force of the social determinants of health and impacts health equity. The Health Centers Division is continually working towards addressing inequities, both externally and internally. This role will be part of a team, supporting efforts in program planning, coordination, evaluation, and implementation of local, state and federal policies and practices on equity.

Competitive candidates will have experience supervising clinical staff and be proficient in staff development; have expertise in use and fidelity of MI, CBT and DBT practice theories and the principles of trauma informed care and the skill to provide guidance and training related to clinical applications; and a demonstrated commitment and skillset to advancing equity and diversity in the workplace and with the delivery of services.

The ideal candidate will have a strong clinical background in substance use disorder treatment, including CADC, with clinical expertise with a variety of diverse populations and high level competency in staff development.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

Per the Oregon Health Authority, ( &, this position is subject to the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement. Prior to the start of employment, the selected candidate must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exception in place with the County as a qualification of employment.

• A minimum of five (5) years of related experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills to perform the responsibilities of this position.

• Designation as a "Qualified Mental Health Professional" as established by the State of Oregon Mental Health Division.

**A "Qualified Mental Health Professional" (QMHP) means a Licensed Medical Provider or any other person meeting one or more of the following minimum qualifications as authorized by the Local Mental Health Authority or designee:

• Bachelor's degree in nursing and licensed by the State of Oregon;

• Bachelor's degree in occupational therapy and licensed by the State of Oregon;

• Graduate degree in psychology;

• Graduate degree in social work;

• Graduate degree in recreational, art, or music therapy; or

• Graduate degree in a behavioral science field.

QMHPs must demonstrate the ability to conduct an assessment, including identifying precipitating events, gathering histories of mental and physical health, alcohol and other drug use, past mental health services and criminal justice contacts, assessing family, cultural, social and work relationships, and conducting a mental status examination, complete a five axis DSM diagnosis, write and supervise the implementation of an individual service plan and provide individual, family or group therapy for the range of clients served. The person must be flexible in this work atmosphere as different job assignments are common.

• Licensure as an Oregon Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Psychologist (PsyD or PHD)
• At least 2 years of post-graduate clinical experience in a mental health treatment setting
• Must meet experience guidelines as written in the State of Oregon's OAR 309-019-0125 in order to provide mental health clinical supervision.
• Some positions require, per OAR 415-051-0055, current certification or license in addiction counseling OR a current license as a health or allied provider issues by a state licensing body.
• Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate
• Must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
• Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check
• Driving may be necessary for County business. For position(s) with occasional/incidental driving, incumbents must possess a valid driver's license. Accommodation requests for an acceptable alternative method of transportation will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation. For position(s) with regular driving, incumbent(s) must also possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• Current certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) II or III
• Experience working in an outpatient community mental health setting
• Competency in staff development
• Supervisory/managerial experience in a mental health treatment setting

*For Veterans qualified for Veteran's Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.


Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

• Develops, supervises and administers a mental health treatment program; coordinates services and activities with other division programs; determines program compliance with external requirements; recommends and implements changes as appropriate; participates in quality assurance and program improvement plans for assigned programs.
• Supervises and coordinates clinical operations, including counseling, therapy, case management and related treatment services; assigns caseloads and reviews client progress; assists with difficult treatment issues; audits clinical charts and treatment interventions and ensures delivery of services conforms to standards, policies and legal guidelines.
• Hires and supervises professional and paraprofessional staff to provide quality service to citizens and County staff; prepares performance evaluations; recommends and administers progressive discipline; conducts and/or facilitates staff training and development programs; promotes cooperative team efforts among staff and with other County departments.
• Assists in preparing program budgets and grant applications; monitors revenues and authorizes expenditures; manages grant funds.
• Participates in community agencies, local task forces and advisory boards to promote program services and develop community resources; serves as liaison with public and private agencies, businesses, professional organizations and community groups.
• Resolves complaints in collaboration with clients and staff; report results to internal complaint and grievance coordinator.
• Provides direct clinical services to consumers/clients as necessary.


Working Knowledge of: Principles and practices of psychology, psychopathology and behavior modification, analysis and assessment; theories of normal and abnormal behavior; methods and techniques of individual and group counseling; evidence based practices and implementation of treatment interventions and protocols; principles of clinical ethics, confidentiality and privacy; community resources and referral sources; techniques of supervision; participative management theories; State of Oregon Mental Health Division Administrative Rules, Children's Services Division regulations and client process monitoring systems; principles and practices of public administration; case management methods; office equipment, including personal computers and software programs.

Skill to: Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; apply social and psychological theories of behavior and personality to the treatment of difficult mental and emotional disorders and handicaps; diagnose, evaluate and implement treatment plans and monitor client progress toward established goals; analyze and evaluate social, psychological, and physical factors affecting clients and their families; treat clients and their families to enhance their social, psychological and physical functioning; prepare and deliver oral presentations to public and private groups; direct, train, evaluate and discipline supervisory and professional staff providing mental health services; direct staff in continuous efforts to improve quality productivity and effectiveness; incorporate team participation in decision making; respond to changes desired by citizens and County staff; establish and maintain effective working relationships with County employees and the public; operate computer software and other office equipment; utilize computer programs and reporting formats; research, compile and analyze data and develop recommendations; interpret and apply federal, state and local legislation, rules and regulations affecting assigned program.


Incumbents work with varied socioeconomic groups, the mentally ill, the developmentally disabled, alcohol and substance abusing clients and their families. May be required to participate in 24 hour a day emergency program services.


This position works 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Friday. Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended. This position is eligible for hybrid on-site/telework subject to the and based on the Department's business needs. The exact amount of on-site/telework and schedule will be discussed with the hiring manager during time of offer. Telework locations cannot be located outside of Oregon or Washington. Washington residents must perform 50% of their time on-site at Clackamas County.


Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 420,000 residents.


Clackamas County Health Centers provide direct medical, dental, and mental health services to Clackamas County residents.

We provide services at our Integrated Primary Health Care Clinics, our mental health clinics, or through our School Based Health Centers.

Health Centers is a Division of the


Clackamas County only accepts online applications.

Help With Your Application:

If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).



Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.


Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.


If selected as a final candidate, you will be required to submit all State Professional Licenses/Certificates, DEA, National Board Certifications, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), BLS and/or ACLS level CPR, and degrees (as applicable). Credentialing and Provider Enrollment processes will be completed prior to hire with the help of our Health Centers Credentialing team.


Jimmy Henry, HR Recruitment Business Partner

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