Clinical Director

Requisition Number 10002 030819 CE2LCDIRPost Date 3/8/2019Title Clinical Director Posted Salary $58,000.00City PortlandState ORLocation: White ShieldPosition Title: Clinical DirectorStatus: Exempt, FT Posted Wage: $58,000JOB POSTING CLOSES: 04.10.2019Please upload a cover letter and resume and complete the job application provided. Incomplete applications will not be considered.Please note: a cover letter, resume, and completed application are required to complete process. A job application is not considered complete unless the cover letter and resume are provided, and the application is dated and signed by the applicant. Incomplete job applications cannot be accepted.To apply in person, go to The Salvation Army DHQ 8495 SE Monterey Ave. Happy Valley, OR 97086. Please bring cover letter and resume and complete the application provided to you. Incomplete applications will not be considered.If you have questions about this position, please email this is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 503-794-3206 or email Ms. Gende will coordinate your accommodation request with personnel at the local address specified above.An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-EOE of Females/Minorities/Vets/DisabilityBenefits offered • Medical/Dental Benefits• Life Insurance• Ability to purchase other insurance plans• Retirement• Paid Holiday Leave• Paid Sick Leave• Paid Vacation LeaveJob Requisition Number: 10002 030819 CE2LCDIRRequirementsMission Statement for Salvation ArmyThe Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God; its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.Mission Statement for White Shield CenterEmpowering adolescent girls to lead healthy and productive lives in their families and communitiesDepartment: White Shield CenterPosition Title: Clinical DirectorFLSA Status: Exempt, 40 hours/weekSupervisor: Executive DirectorGeneral Description and Purpose of Position:This role provides clinical direction and oversight for the social services and the residential treatment programs. The Clinical Director provides quality management, leadership, and supervision of social service and residential treatment staff enabling them to facilitate behavior rehabilitation skill development in a goal-directed manner. This role facilitates the agency’s priorities for residents’ self-determination through a holistic, multi-cultural, gender-responsive and strengths perspective. The Clinical Director coordinates and networks with other social service programs and community resources in promoting and enriching White Shield Center’s services for residents and to carry out the mission of the agency. Qualifications Education: Master’s degree in social work, counseling/psychology or closely related field.Clinical license or work toward licensure preferredExperience: Two years supervisory/management experience of residential facility for the care and treatment of children or young adultsTwo years residential treatment or therapeutic milieu experienceCase management experience preferredMental and behavioral health experience with individuals, groups and/or families Qualities/Knowledge: Leadership skillsExcellent verbal and written English communications skillsAbility to direct and implement services in a culturally-responsive and trauma- informed mannerKnowledge of best practices in gender-specific services, especially femalesUnderstanding of human development, particularly early childhood and adolescence Ability to work independently and as a productive team memberInitiativeFlexibility and adaptability Critical thinking skillsCompassion and patience Minimum: Physical ability to perform job responsibilitiesValid Driver’s License Must pass an Oregon State background checkCPR/First Aid CertifiedEssential Responsibilities/Duties1. Generala. Adhere to work schedule established with supervisor.b. Follow Salvation Army policies and standard operating procedures as outlined in Employee Handbook.c. Follow all policies, standard operating procedures and protocols specific to WSC programs.d. Complete training requirements in accordance with The Salvation Army policies, WSC standard operating procedures and administrative rules governing WSC programs2. Supervisiona. Provide leadership and regular supervision to social service staff and evaluate performance.b. Monitor communication systems, both formal and informal, to facilitate positive organizational climate. c. Recruit, train, and orient social service staff.d. Oversee compliance of services and documentation for Behavior Rehabilitative Services and Oregon Administrative Rules. Prepare for associated audits with state contract and licensing entities.e. Create and maintain a non-judgmental and empathic atmosphere among treatment team staff.f. Provide on-call backup consultation to treatment teams, including scheduling of the 24/7 crisis pager system.g. Provide field instruction and evaluation of performance to master’s level interns from local universities.3. Services to Residentsa. Coordinate referral, screening, and intake process for residential programs.b. In the absence of the assigned social service staff, provide direct services to residents including case management, individual and group counseling and skill development.c. Provide crisis intervention as needed, role modeling non-violent crisis intervention techniques for staff.4. Traininga. Continue development of skills and knowledge in clinical treatment and related areas through attendance at workshops or conferences and through self-study to enhance competency and performance.b. Coordinate or facilitate staff in-service training program to support program objectives and maintain quality treatment standards.c. Reinforce training concepts in interagency communication through individual and group interactions.5. Management/Quality Improvementa. Provide program-planning leadership, update treatment policies, and make recommendations to administration.b. Monitor and evaluate processes, making sure treatment team activities lead to established service plan goals. c. Monitor compliance with DHS and OYA contracts, Oregon Administrative Rules and licensing guidelines for treatment services and ensure that all Social Services staff are familiar with requirements.d. Strive to ensure that all program beds are fully utilized.e. Schedule weekly psychiatric assessments and meetings, ensuring that the services are covered under contract with mental health providers.f. Participate on the leadership team and with decision making regarding agency and program policies and procedures.g. Conduct monthly file reviews of social services records, noting deficiencies and overseeing action plans to comply with contracting agencies’ standards.6. Community Networkinga. Provide information and referral services about community resources.b. Liaison with DHS, OYA and other community partners related to treatment services.c. Engage in marketing and outreach efforts to enhance program referrals.d. Represent agency at assigned public events.Working Conditions Must be able to operate a motor vehicle in a safe and reliable manner. This position may require driving to meetings in the local community, conferences across the State of Oregon, or for community outreach efforts on behalf of service recipients and the agency. Employee is regularly required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach or sit for long periods. The employee must be able to regularly lift or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift or move up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 70 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, ability to adjust focus and depth perception.  Ability to manage multiple projects with deadlines. Employee will work with technology equipment such as computers, copiers, faxes, projectors, and multi-line phones. Employee will work with population that demonstrates unpredictable, impulsive and sometimes aggressive behavior.  Must practice Universal Precautions as employee may come into contact with blood, urine, feces, or other bodily fluids.MiscellaneousThe Salvation Army has a dress code; specific requirements will be shared with you at the time of employment.The Salvation Army’s facilities and vehicles are a smoke and drug free work environment for all employees and volunteers. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship would result.In any position with The Salvation Army, it is impossible to predict the entirety of requests and assignments that can and will be made of an employee, and is the case with this position. Flexibility and cooperation are critical, as is communication when determining potential assignments that are within the scope of the agency’s work and for the successful operation of Salvation Army White Shield Center’s services. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)