Supervisor – Adult Services Bellevue, WA

Management

posted on May 31, 2019

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Full  time position, with full time benefits (Bellevue). Sound is implementing Reaching Recovery – an innovative, game-changing model to better meet the needs of the community and the people we serve. We’re searching for people who want to improve lives and be part of the exciting changes we’re making in the future. The Adult Services Supervisor is responsible for clinical and administrative supervision of the program, under the direction of the Program Manager. The Supervisor provides direct comprehensive services to organization clients and contracted organizations and assists clients and team members in addressing and stabilizing situations involving behavioral health disorders, through the provision of a full range of clinical services. The Supervisor also serves as a resource for, and provides leadership to, other team members.

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time team members including Medical & Dental Insurance: Premium 100% paid by Sound for team-member coverage and child until the child’s 26th birthday, 401K, 3 weeks of Vacation, 11 Paid Holidays, and Life Insurance.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides clinical supervision to team members and interns.
  • Assists in the hiring process, and trains and supervises clinical team member and interns, under the direction of the Program Manager.
  • Reviews and assure that all required clinical documentation is completed in a thorough and timely manner and per organization standards.
  • Provides clinical services to clients, which include but not limited to:
    • Mental Assessments and evaluations per required level of care.
    • Lethality and risk assessments.
    • Coordinates care with all facets of Sound.
    • Teaches problem-solving, goal-setting, social skills, communication skills and money management; and accessing community resources.
    • Provides counseling, individual treatment services and coordination with family, when indicated.
    • Provides crisis intervention services as necessary.
    • Assists clients to remain stable in the community, thereby reducing the use of hospitals or involuntary treatment services.
    • Inquires about medication regimes and treatment compliance.
  • Monitors utilization of services and the success of outcome measures.
  • Advocates for clients, coordinating and referring for services with other community agencies.
  • Handles client grievances and implement the client grievance procedure on behalf of the client.
  • Provides consultation/education services to other organizations as appropriate.
  • Assists with monitoring program revenues and expenses and ensures compliance with funding requirements such as authorizations, timelines, medical necessity and billing.
  • Attends and participates in management meetings, work groups, organization program audits and accreditation activities as a member of Sound management team.
  • Performs other duties as needed and/or assigned by the Program Manager.

Team Member Supervision:

  • Selects, trains, supervises, and provides ongoing support to assigned new team members.
  • Plans, assigns, and directs work; supervises daily activities of assigned team members as needed.
  • Manages performance, including conducting Catalytic Coaching, providing coaching and recognition, addressing complaints and resolving problems, and taking corrective action as necessary.

Skills:

  • Demonstrates supervisory and leadership abilities.
  • Demonstrate skills and experiences in working with a wide range of behavioral health disorders
  • Understands recovery concepts in behavioral health; synthesizes and applies, as appropriate to their work at Sound.
  • Ability to demonstrate skills at presenting problems and communicating effectively with collateral organizations having contact with the individual and/or the family
  • Ability to demonstrate skills at early intervention and prevention as well as evidence-based effective treatment.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work well independently, as necessary.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of community mental health systems and resources within King County is highly desirable. Because of the nature of the target population, experience with ethnic/cultural diversity is preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a counseling-related field (MSW, MS, MA), with a strong emphasis in working with families and community organizations.
  • A minimum of two years of clinical experience as a clinician and demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and treatment along with supervision experience.
  • Mental Health Professional (MHP) designation.
  • Washington State licensure LICSW or LMHC.
  • Must be able to obtain a WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within the first 60 days of hire.
  • Washington State driver’s license and insurable driving record.

Salary = DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: Sound, Attn: Alexis Owens, 6400 Southcenter Blvd, Tukwila WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to

Supervisor – Facilities Tukwila, WA

Management

posted on May 24, 2019

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The Supervisor – Facilities is responsible for the overall coordination of maintenance and repair activities for the organization, functioning in all regions (such as Metro, East or South).  Assist the Facilities Manager in daily operations, completion of work orders and projects, coordinate maintenance work assignments and outsource janitorial services as directed when required.  Coordinate preventive maintenance tasks and out-source services related to facilities.  Ensure the safety of the maintenance activities and maintenance areas of Sound Mental Health facilities while practicing accepted safety standards set forth by State of Washington Department of Labor and Industries. This position has supervisory aspects in addition to staff duties and requires skills related to all maintenance activities, equipment and operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure all Sound and related properties leased and owned are maintained at or above organizational standards while adhering to all federal, state, county and city ordinances codes and safety regulations/requirements.
  • Coordinate and execute preventive maintenance and repair to facilities in all divisions as required.
  • Assist and coordinate maintenance staff activities as directed by Facilities Manager as needed.
  • Control tool inventory and supplies on work sites.
  • Ensure purchases transacted by Facilities Department are accounted for and used as intended for agency improvement or repair at all work sites.
  • Conduct routine inspections of property as directed by Facilities Manager.
  • Ensure quality control measures are observed and adhered to at all work sites.
  • Assist Facilities Manager in providing equipment and supplies for maintenance and operations.
  • Coordinate and execute work orders and activities appropriately to ensure program functions are not disrupted/interrupted by maintenance staff activities whenever possible.
  • Report all staff discipline issues to the Facilities Manager if necessary or when there is an issue relating to work performance including issues disruptive to team performance.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position has supervisory aspects in addition to staff duties, which require the Coordinator to work with the facilities maintenance team in all areas of building maintenance and facilities projects.
  • This position does not include or require staff discipline actions.  Staff discipline is the responsibility of the Facilities Manager and Senior Management.

Skills:

  • The Supervisor – Facilities should possess good working knowledge of construction, electrical, mechanical, HVAC, painting and plumbing skills, general safety – life/safety systems and practices related to facilities maintenance/operations.
  • Working knowledge in operations of building equipment, systems and tools is required.
  • This position must possess strong communication and leadership skills to enable/coordinate facilities activities and projects scheduling.

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate/GED, and at least 5 to 10 years’ experience in facilities maintenance and housing restoration is required.
  • Three years supervisory or lead experience preferred.
  • Must obtain a WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within 30 days of hire
  • WDL, insurable driving record and reliable transportation necessary

 

Salary = DOQ

 

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound, Attn: Alexis Owens 6400 Southcenter Blvd. Tukwila, WA 98188, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to

 

 

Manager – Safety and Emergency Management Tukwila, WA

Management

posted on May 24, 2019

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Full time position, with full time benefits (Tukwila).  The Safety and Emergency Manager (EM) is responsible for operational oversight of the Emergency Management team, and the Response Teams. The EM promotes the development of staff and community members through safety trainings, continual work on projects emergency and disaster response. The EM works to bolster staff, client and visitor resiliency at the organizational level. The EM coordinates Sound’s Response Teams and coordinates all disaster response or emergency management activities in the event of a disaster, including ordering of evacuations and implementing response plans.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Safety and Emergency Response

  • Maintains coordination with local, county and state governmental departments and agencies, during any type of emergency.
  • Collaborates with other emergency management personnel when preparing for, responding to, or recovering from disasters.
  • Provides support to, and develops liaisons with, other agencies, organizations or companies involved in developing disaster preparedness programs.
  • Develops and coordinates mutual aid agreements with other agencies and adjacent cities near Sound.
  • Through coordination with the Seattle/King County Public Health continues to develop, assess and implement the King County Disaster Behavior Health Plan.
  • Collaborates with local police, emergency management personnel, and other government officials related to crisis and disaster response.

Safety and Emergency Management Program Development

  • Develops an effective emergency program and serves as the key leader in planning, coordination of emergency operations, community liaison to build the emergency program, and supporter of preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation efforts
  • Develops and maintains all safety and emergency resources, agency wide.
  • Program management of the Response Teams providing leadership, direction and program supervision.
  • Develops, updates and maintains the All-Hazards Disaster / Business Continuity Plan, Emergency Communications Plan – Emergency Alert System, Emergency Procedures, Fire and Building Primary and Secondary Evacuations, Active Threat/Shooter Plan, and all other related emergency plans and all other related policies and procedures
  • Develops, updates, and presents all CARF related, accrediting information during CARF tri-annual survey.
  • Fosters a culture of safety with a whole community and all-hazards approach.
  • Implements Sound’s yearly Safety Awareness Program to meet or exceed accreditation standards and requirements.
  • Prepares and manages the Emergency Management Program budget.
  • Serves as the lead on the Threat Management Team.

Safety and Emergency Management Training

  • Develops ongoing, multi-disciplinary safety trainings for Sound and community partners.
  • Provides training and education on safety, emergency management procedures, and plans.
  • Designs, coordinates and implements agency-wide and site-specific training on safety, and emergency management.
  • Designs, coordinates, and implements emergency management plans, procedures, training, and exercises for internal and external events.

SKILLS:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure, and think and respond quickly in emergency situations.
  • Preferred certification in Critical Incident Response
  • Preferred certification in FEMA – Exercise Design, Curriculum design, and Training development
  • Strong situational awareness skills, with problem-solving capacity, critical thinking skills, creativity, empathy and emotional resilience.
  • Ability to manage high stress situations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and personal interaction skills, with an emphasis on customer service and support.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions, with the ability to provide guidance to others involved in a problem-solving process.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA requirements that pertain to client information and client privacy.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with employees at all levels, clients, and vendors, and with varying educational, ethnic, professional and economic backgrounds.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook; experience with Sound’s Incident Reporting system
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills, with the ability to delegate, monitor, mentor, and asses, and to model appropriate behavior for team members.
  • Ability to develop and present effective training to various audiences.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, manage multiple duties and priorities, and maintain high standards for accuracy, productivity, and confidentiality.
  • Ability to function as a member of a team, leading within the scope of the position and contributing whenever possible.
  • Washington state driver’s license and satisfactory driving record; personal vehicle with valid insurance for company business.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Selects, trains, supervises, and provides ongoing support to new team members.
  • Plans, assigns, and directs work; supervises daily activities of assigned team members as needed.
  • Manages performance, including conducting Catalytic Coaching, providing coaching and recognition, addressing complaints and resolving problems, and taking corrective action as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in, Safety, Emergency Management, Emergency Preparedness, or related field required.
  • Extensive emergency and disaster management experience.
  • Extensive experience in threat management, threat assessment and threat identification coursework within six (6) months of hire.
  • Experience in working with the chronically mentally ill population and community agencies required.
  • Certification as a safety trainer and emergency management credentialing preferred.
  • Must successfully complete Incident Command Systems (ICS) 100, 200 and 700 coursework within six (6) months of hire.
  • Must successfully complete FEMA’s Professional Development Program coursework within six (6) months of hire.

Salary = DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Alexis Owens, 6400 Southcenter Blvd , Tukwila, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to

Supervisor – Forensics Seattle, WA

Management

posted on May 17, 2019

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Full time position, with full time benefits (Seattle). Sound is implementing Reaching Recovery – an innovative, game-changing model to better meet the needs of the community and the people we serve. We are searching for people who want to improve lives and be part of the exciting changes we are making in the future. The Forensic Services Supervisor specializes in working with individuals involved in the criminal justice system. Manage and monitor the coordination with many outside systems including criminal justice entities (facilities, courts, probation, Department of Corrections etc.), community human services providers, DSHS and SSA, and any other systems identified by the needs assessment to serve each individual.

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time team members including Medical & Dental Insurance: Premium 100% paid by Sound for team-member coverage and child until the child’s 26th birthday, 401K, 3 weeks of Vacation, 11 Paid Holidays, and Life Insurance.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides clinical supervision to team members and interns.
  • Assists in the hiring process, and trains and supervises clinical team member and interns, under the direction of the Program Manager.
  • Reviews and assure that all required clinical documentation is completed in a thorough and timely manner and per organization standards.
  • Provides clinical services to clients, which include but not limited to:
    • Mental Assessments and evaluations per required level of care.
  • Lethality and risk assessments.
    • Coordinates care with all facets of Sound.
    • Teaches problem-solving, goal-setting, social skills, communication skills and money management; and accessing community resources.
    • Provides counseling, individual treatment services and coordination with family, when indicated.
    • Provides crisis intervention services as necessary.
    • Assists clients to remain stable in the community, thereby reducing the use of hospitals or involuntary treatment services.
    • Inquires about medication regimes and treatment compliance.
  • Monitors utilization of services and the success of outcome measures.
  • Advocates for clients, coordinating and referring for services with other community agencies.
  • Handles client grievances and implement the client grievance procedure on behalf of the client.
  • Provides consultation/education services to other organizations as appropriate.
  • Assists with monitoring program revenues and expenses and ensures compliance with funding requirements such as authorizations, timelines, medical necessity and billing.
  • Attends and participates in management meetings, work groups, organization program audits and accreditation activities as a member of Sound management team.
  • Performs other duties as needed and/or assigned by the Program Manager.

Team Member Supervision:

  • Selects, trains, supervises, and provides ongoing support to assigned new team members.
  • Plans, assigns, and directs work; supervises daily activities of assigned team members as needed.
  • Manages performance, including conducting Catalytic Coaching, providing coaching and recognition, addressing complaints and resolving problems, and taking corrective action as necessary.

Skills:

  • Ability to demonstrate supervisory and leadership abilities.
  • Ability to demonstrate skills and experiences in working with a wide range of behavioral health disorders
  • Understands recovery concepts in behavioral health; synthesizes and applies, as appropriate to their work at Sound.
  • Ability to demonstrate skills at presenting problems and communicating effectively with collateral organizations having contact with the individual and/or the family
  • Ability to demonstrate skills at early intervention and prevention as well as evidence-based effective treatment.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work well independently, as necessary.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of community mental health systems and resources within King County is highly desirable. Because of the nature of the target population, experience with ethnic/cultural diversity is preferred

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a counseling-related field (MSW, MS, MA), with a strong emphasis in working with families and community organizations.
  • A minimum of two years of clinical experience as a clinician and demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and treatment
  • Supervision experience preferred.
  • Mental Health Professional (MHP) designation.
  • Washington State licensure LICSW or LMHC.
  • Must be able to obtain a WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within the first 60 days of hire.
  • Washington State driver’s license and insurable driving record.

Salary = DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: Sound, Attn: Alexis Owens, 6400 Southcenter Blvd, Tukwila WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to

Supervisor – Older Adults MA w/ Licensure Seattle, WA

Management

posted on May 10, 2019

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Full time position, with full time benefits (Seattle). Sound is implementing Reaching Recovery – an innovative, game-changing model to better meet the needs of the community and the people we serve. We are searching for people who want to improve lives and be part of the exciting changes we are making in the future. The Older Adult Services Supervisor specializes in working with Geriatric clients.

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time team members including Medical & Dental Insurance: Premium 100% paid by Sound for team-member coverage and child until the child’s 26th birthday, 401K, 3 weeks of Vacation, 11 Paid Holidays, and Life Insurance.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides clinical supervision to team members and interns.
  • Assists in the hiring process, and trains and supervises clinical team member and interns, under the direction of the Program Manager.
  • Reviews and assure that all required clinical documentation is completed in a thorough and timely manner and per organization standards.
  • Provides clinical services to clients, which include but not limited to:
    • Mental Assessments and evaluations per required level of care.
  • Lethality and risk assessments.
    • Coordinates care with all facets of Sound.
    • Teaches problem-solving, goal-setting, social skills, communication skills and money management; and accessing community resources.
    • Provides counseling, individual treatment services and coordination with family, when indicated.
    • Provides crisis intervention services as necessary.
    • Assists clients to remain stable in the community, thereby reducing the use of hospitals or involuntary treatment services.
    • Inquires about medication regimes and treatment compliance.
  • Monitors utilization of services and the success of outcome measures.
  • Advocates for clients, coordinating and referring for services with other community agencies.
  • Handles client grievances and implement the client grievance procedure on behalf of the client.
  • Provides consultation/education services to other organizations as appropriate.
  • Assists with monitoring program revenues and expenses and ensures compliance with funding requirements such as authorizations, timelines, medical necessity and billing.
  • Attends and participates in management meetings, work groups, organization program audits and accreditation activities as a member of Sound management team.
  • Performs other duties as needed and/or assigned by the Program Manager.

Team Member Supervision:

  • Selects, trains, supervises, and provides ongoing support to assigned new team members.
  • Plans, assigns, and directs work; supervises daily activities of assigned team members as needed.
  • Manages performance, including conducting Catalytic Coaching, providing coaching and recognition, addressing complaints and resolving problems, and taking corrective action as necessary.

Skills:

  • Ability to demonstrate supervisory and leadership abilities.
  • Ability to demonstrate skills and experiences in working with a wide range of behavioral health disorders
  • Understands recovery concepts in behavioral health; synthesizes and applies, as appropriate to their work at Sound.
  • Ability to demonstrate skills at presenting problems and communicating effectively with collateral organizations having contact with the individual and/or the family
  • Ability to demonstrate skills at early intervention and prevention as well as evidence-based effective treatment.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work well independently, as necessary.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of community mental health systems and resources within King County is highly desirable. Because of the nature of the target population, experience with ethnic/cultural diversity is preferred

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a counseling-related field (MSW, MS, MA), with a strong emphasis in working with families and community organizations.
  • A minimum of two years of clinical experience as a clinician and demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and treatment
  • Designation as a Geriatric Mental Health Specialist highly preferred.
  • Supervision experience preferred.
  • Mental Health Professional (MHP) designation.
  • Washington State licensure LICSW or LMHC.
  • Must be able to obtain a WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within the first 60 days of hire.
  • Washington State driver’s license and insurable driving record.

Salary = DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: Sound, Attn: Alexis Owens, 6400 Southcenter Blvd, Tukwila WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to