The mission of Multnomah County Mental Health and Addiction Services Division (MHASD) is to build and maintain high quality, accessible and culturally competent systems of care for children, youth and adults with a mental illness, emotional or addictive disorder. Multnomah County also ensures that children and their families are offered care coordination when youth are receiving treatment in higher levels of mental health care and to ensure the utilization of System of Care values in the coordination of complex, multi-system cases.
The Multnomah Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) team provides consultation and guidance to providers and Multnomah County residents who are seeking information about and/or access to children’s mental health services. The mental health service array for youth is available to all Oregon Health Plan members based on the Health Share of Oregon Practice Guidelines. This position supervises the unit staff that coordinates mental health services with the child, youth and family team. The team includes child, youth and family serving agencies to ensure the provision of services and supports in the least restrictive setting.
As an Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) Team Program Supervisor, the primary responsibility of this position includes providing both individual and team based administrative and clinical supervision to the Multnomah ICC Team for the purpose of ensuring quality of client care use of best practices, and the provision of culturally and linguistically appropriate services. Other duties include but are not limited to the following:
Providing administrative oversight of the ICC’s program including programmatic development, oversight, and stewardship of program budget and flexible funds
Overseeing compliance with county and departmental personnel policies & procedures & work rules and coaching to System of Care values
Providing ongoing training to staff to enhance clinical expertise, adherence to Medicaid utilization and compliance standards, and maintenance of professional credentialing
To be successful in this position, a candidate will need to possess the following skills:
Strong understanding/application of Medical Necessity, Utilization Review and Levels of Care standards provided across the array of mental health services
Strong understanding of hospital and treatment provider admission/discharge processes
Strong internal and external partnerships with supports and the system of care in Multnomah County and regionally
Strong skills in clinical supervision and leading teams
If you are interested in joining our team and working in a diverse workforce apply today!
Type of Position: This is a salaried position is not eligible for overtime.
Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals.
Veterans’ Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans’ preference. Review our veterans’ preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply.
Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.
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Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.
Disclaimer: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
Job Profile: 9361 - Program Supervisor
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.
Minimum Qualifications/ Transferable Skills:*
Education/Training: Master's degree from an accredited college or university in the mental health field with major coursework in social science, or a related field demonstrating the capacity for the required knowledge and skills to meet provider Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) credentialing requirements as required by Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs). See qualified degrees listed below:
Graduate degree in psychology.
Graduate degree in social work.
Graduate degree in recreational therapy
Graduate degree in art therapy.
Graduate degree in music therapy.
Graduate degree in a behavioral science field
Bachelor's degree in nursing AND licensed by the State or Oregon
Bachelor's degree in occupational therapy AND licensed by the State of Oregon
Experience: Three years of program supervision that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Other: This position require a background investigation, which may include being fingerprinted. Employment is contingent on a passing a background investigation.
*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.
The Application Packet: You must submit all requested items below. Failure to do so will be deemed as an incomplete application.
An application (If you do not address the minimum qualifications your application will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the recruitment process.) AND
A cover letter addressing why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualifications for this position AND
A copy of your Graduate degree or transcripts AND
Responses to Supplemental Questions.Responses to the supplemental questions should be answered in the Cover letter as an attachment. Be detailed in answering the question and include examples of qualifications for this position as well as how it is related to those shown in the job announcement. You will be scored in this section and be determined if your eligible for an interview. Please do not list see resume or submit vague answers. Your detailed responses will be scored to determine if you will be moving to the next step in our recruitment process. See below for required questions.
REQUIRED: SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS (Must answer questions in cover letter) Please clearly show your responses under each question so that we can see that you have answered the questions.
1. Please describe your understanding of evidence-based practice and/or fidelity models used to treat children and youth with higher acuity mental health disorders who are involved in multiple systems.
2. Please describe the success you have had hiring and supervising employees and serving clients and families from diverse communities?
The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview ofthe selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:
Initial review of application and cover letter for minimum qualifications and supplemental questions. If you do not address the minimum qualifications in the application, your application will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the recruitment process.
Consideration of top candidates
Background, reference, and education checks
Internal Number: R-571
About Multnomah County Health Department
Who are we? Multnomah County Health Department is the largest public health sector in the State of Oregon. We provide health care to approximately 748,000 residents, the most populous out of Oregon's 36 counties. Our mission is to work in partnership with the communities we serve, to assure, promote and protect the health of the people of Multnomah County. One of our commitments to diversity in the workforce is to provide career opportunities to those looking to join a compassionate, dynamic Health Department and excited about giving back to the community.
Here at the Multnomah County Health Department, we have vast opportunities for team members like you to work in our specialized areas in the Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, School based, Corrections and Community Health Services. If you are looking for an exciting, meaningful job that assists the Public Health Department as well as serving people in the Community then this is the position that you have been looking for.Multnomah County Health Department has a vision that includes you...Healthy People in Healthy Communities. Join a team that includes Portland's most outstanding healthcare professionals!