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Addiction Medicine Clinical Services Manager

Location Clackamas, Oregon Job Number 1061733 Date posted 04/13/2022
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Description:
Assumes supervisory & management responsibilities for Addiction Medicine Clinicians, & clinical supervision of Milieu Counselor II's as well as on-site daily (24/7) operations of residential & day treatment services. Participates w/ the Addiction Medicine Clinical Director & RTF program administrator in program development & planning. Provides high quality counseling services to Kaiser Permanente members in a cost-effective manner & in accordance w/ accepted professional practice standards. Participates in Addiction Medicine management team. Assures accreditation/licensing standards of state & private organizations, (e.g. Oregon AMHS, Washington DASA, NCQA) w/in assigned location(s).


Essential Functions:
- Manages day to day functions of residential/day treatment models of care; daily staff scheduling, including on-call coverage & scheduling seven days a week. Monitors the compliance of staff to residential & IOP Oregon administrative rules. Monitors compliance of staff to Kaiser Permanente policies& procedures. Develops Department & Unit Policies & Procedures as assigned. Monitors admissions & staff referrals. Develops & maintains relationships w/ internal & community referents. Manages unit operations in partnership w/ RTF administrator & AM Clinical Director. Coordinates interdepartmental services w/in assigned unit(s). Assists in internal & external contract management & compliance. Coordinates w/ other department supervisors to ensure consistency of care. Represents department at unit/campus Disaster/Fire Safety Committee meetings. Monitors data collection. Coordinates research projects at assigned location. Schedules & assigns staff for 24 hour clinical standby coverage. Participates in governance counsel.
- Writes & conducts performance appraisals on for Addiction Medicine Clinicians. Provides clinical input on performance appraisals of Milieu Counselors. Manages & resolves staff conflict. Development of staff training plans. Conducts staff corrective action process. Monitors Staff adherence to credentialing & licensure requirements. Advises Clinical Director & RTF Administrator in hiring & termination of clinical staff.
- Provides leadership & offers clinical judgment to flow of patient care w/in residential unit. Provides back-up & assistance to Intensive Outpatient Day Treatment. Schedule & assigned staff. Coordinates & advocates for patient co-occurring needs w/in the department & interdepartmentally. Monitors the quality of clinical care provided by clinical staff. Reviews clinical records & assures appropriate
assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment disposition, discharge planning, & daily documentation & correspondence. Leads program development related to treatment activities related to evidenced-based practices w/ co-occurring substance use & mental health. Disorders Facilitates & leads clinical case conferences & clinical staff meetings. Coordinates w/ outpatient Clinical Services Managers to assure continuity of clinical care & patient transitions. Participates in department & facility quality assurance activities. Addresses patient concerns/complaints at the supervisory level.
- Provides high quality counseling services, (individual, group & family), to chemically dependent patients & significant others through assessment, diagnosis & formulation & implementation of treatment plan in an outpatient setting. Provides Counselor of the Day services. Performs hospital consults at assigned locations as needed. Provides case management through appropriate triaging & referral. Consults w/ other providers. Direct contacts w/ patient & their families.
- This job description is not all encompassing.
Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Minimum four (4) years of post master's counseling experience in a state-approved or otherwise accredited/licensed co-occurring substance use and mental health treatment facility.
- Minimum two (2) years of experience of supervising professional and para-professional staff.
- Experience managing quality assurance activities in a co-occurring substance use and mental health treatment setting.
Education
- Master's degree in counseling,social work, or closely related field (MSW, MS, MA, Med), from an accredited institution.
License, Certification, Registration
- Current license to practice without restriction, in the state of Oregon.
 
Additional Requirements:
- Thorough and working knowledge of evidence based practices for assessment and treatment of co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders for adults and their families.
- Thorough understanding of the mental health and addiction recovery process.
- Knowledge of best practices in the co-occurring substance use and mental health treatment fields.
- Knowledge of the community-based support groups.
- Thorough and working knowledge of legal requirements for abuse reporting.
- Understanding of diverse cultures and their influences on the counseling process.
- Knowledge and understanding of the accepted practice protocols, ethical guidelines, and behaviors for licensed and certified cooccurring substance use and mental health clinicians.
- Knowledge of management and clinical supervision practices.
- Demonstrates customer-focused service skills.
- Ability to assess, diagnose, and treat co-occurring substance use and mental health patients and their family members.
- Individual, group, and family counseling skills.
- Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
- Ability to provide clinical supervision to professional and milieu staff.
- Able to teach co-occurring substance use and mental health curriculum.

 

Preferred Qualifications:
- Minimum two (2) years of clinical/administrative supervisory experience in a counseling setting.
- Minimum two (2) years of experience in managing quality assurance activities in a co-occurring substance use and mental health counseling setting.
- Experience with counseling adults and families.
- Experience in providing co-occurring substance use and mental health consultation.
- Previous computer experience with electronic medical records.

- Master's degree and five (5) years of full-time (paid) post master's.

- Counseling co-occurring substance use and mental health patients and families in a residential and IOP treatment setting within a managed care system.
- Treatment options for patients with common co-occurring issues including sexual and physical trauma.
- Working knowledge of universal precautions of body fluids.
- Understanding of state requirements for licensing addiction programs.
- Ability to diagnose and treat patients with mental illnesses.
- Ability to use appropriate procedural/testing equipment.
- Comfortable interfacing with large provider and support staff groups.
Primary Location: Oregon,Clackamas,Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: mon-fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 04:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NW-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Department: Interstate - East Medical Ofcs - Mental Health/Resource-Admin - 1008 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

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