Clinical Supervisor, Mental Health - Tukwila, WA,




Title: Clinical Supervisor – Mental Health
Schedule: Monday through Friday
Location: Tukwila, WA
Classification: Permanent/full time
Opening Date: July 20, 2018
Salary Range: $32.00 - $39.00 per hour
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Cowlitz Tribal Health Mental Health program provides mental health services to Native American/Alaska Native/First Nations children, youth, families and adults living in the greater Seattle Metropolitan area. Mental health services are provided at locations convenient to the client, including home, school, community and office and delivered within a culturally responsive, client-centered, low barrier framework. Clients receiving mental health services may be receiving services through other tribal programs (SUD, MAT, Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence) or connected with outside systems (CPS, Drug/Mental Health Court/Family Treatment Court, probation etc.) The ideal candidate will have experience providing clinical services to Native American/Alaska Native community members (or other marginalized communities), and demonstrate a client centered, trauma informed approach when working with clients and supervising clinicians. Problem-solving strategies, ability to set standards and support clinical staff to meet standards, conflict resolution, and strong interpersonal skills are essential.

Specific Duties:

  • Clinical Supervisors are responsible for the overall delivery of client-centered, client driven and culturally appropriate behavioral health services by a team of Mental Health Professionals (MHP’s) working within the greater Seattle Metropolitan Native Community.
  • Works as a team with other MH supervisors and the Program Manager to plan department work, assign caseloads, participates in the development of overall goals, objectives and policies of the mental health program.
  • Establishes and sustains relationships with other agencies, schools, monitors, and service providers.
  • Reviews policies and programs and administers such programs, working with MH Program Manager, Clinic Director and committees. Oversees staff operations and helps to create and monitor annual HHS-Seattle budget.
  • Monitors progress and effectiveness of program plans.
  • Provides training on procedures, policies, and regulations.
  • Identifies emerging needs in team and community. Provides weekly administrative and clinical supervision. Co-facilitates weekly group consultation and clinical staffing. Supports research-based activities which combines medical necessities and indigenous healing practices
  • Carries a .5 case load and provides direct individual, family and/or group therapy at locations convenient to the client or family (home, community, school or office)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develops and coordinates a clinical treatment program for the diagnosis, treatment or referral of clients presenting moderate to severe mental health issues.
  • Develops a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment plan (ISP) coordinating with other staff and recruiting outside expertise as needed and as approved by the Program Manager.
  • Treats disorders utilizing various psychological techniques and therapies with a focus on evidence-based therapeutic modalities together with culturally informed therapeutic modalities
  • Assesses and documents progress and modifies treatment plan accordingly.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff to provide information for billing in a timely, compliant and professional way.
  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested by the Program Manager.
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
  • Maintains client confidentiality.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Social Work from an accredited institution together with appropriate training to serve as a Clinical Supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position supervises and manages fully-licensed and associate licensed masters-level clinical staff and clinical interns. Supervision of Administrative staff as directed by the Program Manager. Minimum 2 years experience supervising clinical interns or mental health providers.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Current Washington State Mental Health Counselor License, Marriage and Family Therapy License or Clinical Social Worker License.
  • Washington State approved supervisor credential.
  •  Working knowledge and demonstrable skills using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office
  • Experience documenting clinical care in Electronic Health Record

Other Qualifications:

  • A valid Washington State driver’s license and insurance are requirements of the position.
  • Access to a safe and reliable vehicle is required.
  • Must submit to and pass a criminal background check and drug test

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug and Alcohol-Free workplace.

Except as provided by Title 25 CFR, Section 472 which allows for Indian preference in hiring, the Cowlitz Indian Tribe does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, or membership or non-membership in an employee organization.


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15455 65th Ave. South                                                                        1055 9th Ave.
Tukwila, WA 98188                                                                             Longview, WA 98632

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