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Primary Care Behavioral Health Program Manager (Portland, OR)

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation. 

Central City Concern’s Old Town Clinic is hiring a Primary Care Behavioral Health Program Manager

Scope of Job:

  • Provides leadership for behavioral health services provided in primary care. 
  • Hire, supervise, support and direct staff providing behavioral health (mental health and addictions) within primary care.
  • Ensure clinical privileging requirements are met for all direct reports pursuant to CCC’s Privileging Policy.
  • Provide direction and operationalization for the role and function of behavioral health services and programming within primary care, including developing and writing policies and procedures.
  • Assure all aspects of operation which enable providing fiscally sustainable behavioral health services, including hiring staff with appropriate licensure, clinical documentation, timely completion of required admission, care plan, discharge and other processes.
  • Provide leadership in sentinel and adverse review processes, involving Sr. Medical Consultant as needed.
  • Advocate for behavioral health programming within primary care services.
  • Participate in quality improvement needs identification and improvement projects. Participate in quality improvement metric efforts of primary care.
  • Collaborate with primary care leadership and direct behavioral health staff re: use of clinic resources, including space, scheduling, clinic processes, and productivity expectations.
  • Provide direct patient care as determined with supervisor in accordance with professional licensure, exemplifying role and function of behavioral health within primary care.
  • Support staff with complex patient care and service navigation.
  • Provide clinical supervision for behavioral health team within scope of licensure.

 Requirements:

  • Must possess a graduate degree and current designation as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Oregon. Dual training and licensure preferred.
  • Must meet State ISSR guidelines for privileging as a QMHP 
  • Work experience in addictions treatment preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years experience supervising staff.
  • Previous managerial /supervisory experience strongly preferred.
  • Must possess credentials necessary to provide clinical supervision to certified alcohol and drug counselors (CADC) in the State of Oregon or obtain necessary credentials within 12 months of hire. CADCII/CADCIII/MAC/NCACII/C-CATODSW preferred.
  • If a recovering chemically dependent person, a minimum of two years sobriety is required.
  • Must have current CPR certification or obtain before start date
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB Test, and background check.
  • The OAR prohibits A&D program staff from having within the previous 3 years a DUI conviction or diversion, a felony conviction, or a conviction under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.

Benefits:  Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees:

  • Generous paid time off plan beginning at 4 weeks per year at the time of hire. Accrual increases with longevity.
  • Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with an employer match of 6.25% in your 1st year, 8% in the 2nd year, and 10% in your 3rd year! Fully vested with your first contribution!
  • 10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
  • Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!

How to apply: Please apply directly through CCC’s website: https://centralcityconcern.org/careers/

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