Behavioral Health Supervisor (La Pine)

Salary $6,233.65 - $8,353.67 Monthly Location La Pine, OR Job Type Regular, full time, full benefits Department Health Services Job Number 2022-00031 Summary

Deschutes County is accepting applications for a Behavioral Health Supervisor. This position is responsible for providing full clinical and administrative supervision for clinicians as a part of the South County Outpatient Program located in La Pine, Oregon. Previous experience working in a behavioral health setting in rural communities is preferred. This position will be responsible for the oversight, development, and direction of a team of clinicians promoting and offering complex care services related to screening, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental and substance use disorders. The ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge and experience reflecting a broad range of professional supervision skills, evidenced based psychotherapeutic treatments, and behavioral health services as required. This position requires the application of specialized knowledge in the area of trauma informed care, dual diagnosis, and addictions treatment, as well as an understanding of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) and their metrics, in additional to strong skills in the area of behavioral health clinical supervision, differential diagnosis, EBP interventions, recovery-focused and integrated client-centered treatment.

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*This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function.

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This classification is under review. Changes to job duties and requirements may occur.


$6,233.65 to $8,353.67 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This position is available immediately.

This position has been re-opened until filled.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Recreational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy or a Behavioral Science Field, with four years of experience in a behavioral health treatment setting; at least two of these years must be post-graduate experience in a behavioral health treatment setting. Experience must be specific to services provided by assigned team and will vary by specific position. Supervisory experience preferred. Must be able to be credentialed as a Clinical Supervisor for assigned service area in accordance with Oregon Administrative Rules.

Must possess current licensure without restrictions from a recognized governing board in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).

Preference will be given for:

  • Previous supervisory experience as a LCSW and/or CADC II or III.
  • Knowledge and experience in working with dual diagnosis mental health and substance abuse disorder.
  • Certification as an Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (CADC) II or III.
  • Masters in Addiction Counseling (MAC) or the social work equivalent (CCATODSW).
  • Previous experience working in a behavioral health setting in rural communities.
Must have knowledge and skill in the following:
  • Community behavioral health and addictions concepts.
  • Client assessment and case management.
  • Treatment services, planning and protocols.
  • Behavioral health disorders and diagnostic classifications.
  • Psychological, sociological and psychiatric theories.
  • Well-developed human relations skills with an appreciable interpersonal sensitivity and awareness of client situations and values.
  • Interviewing and counseling skills.
  • Writing skills to prepare clear and concise reports.
Must have a demonstrated ability to:
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Apply theory in behavioral health and addictions diagnosis.
  • Plan and implement intervention programs.
  • Handle crisis situations.
  • Work effectively both independently and in a team setting.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients and their families, other agencies and the public at all times.
  • Collaborate with team members.
  • Act professionally with regard to code of ethics and confidentiality.
  • Prepare concise and complete documentation related to client treatment, progress and services in a timely and professional manner.
Necessary Special Requirements

Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended.

Must meet provider Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) credentialing requirements as required by Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs) 309-019-0125 (8).

Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule to meet client and department needs.

Must have dependable transportation and be willing and able to drive throughout Deschutes County in sometimes adverse weather conditions.

Computer literacy with strong typing and computer skills on various software applications is required.

Physical Requirements. Requires sufficient ambulatory ability to drive throughout Deschutes County and to provide face-to-face services in a variety of settings in the community, including but not limited to hospitals, jails, clinics, client homes, and community and residential settings within required response times. Must have the ability to work in an office that is environmentally controlled; possess sufficient hand coordination to perform keyboarding and data entry; arm/hand movements to retrieve work materials and operate a variety of general office equipment; and an ability to sit, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, reach, stand, grasp, talk, hear, see, and lift up to 10 pounds on an occasional basis.

Deschutes County will comply with the Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR 333-019-101) requiring COVID-19 vaccination for employees working in a healthcare setting. It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent provide proof of vaccination status or request and be approved for an exemption based on legitimate medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs (for detailed information on exceptions, please review section (4), (A) and (B)) by October 18, 2021 or their date of hire, whichever is later. Deschutes County provides reasonable accommodation as required by applicable law, and those finalists seeking a reasonable accommodation from the vaccination requirement may submit a copy of the medical or religious exemption form as prescribed by the Oregon Health Authority in order to certify the reasons for requesting an exemption. There is no need to take action at this point. More information will be provided to candidates that progress to the final stage of the process.
Salary Range
$59,000.00 - $91,000.00
per Year
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La Pine, OR, 97739, US