Nursing Supervisor – Chartley House, Auburn WA

Management

posted on July 6, 2018

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The Nursing Supervisor (Assistant DNS) is responsible for clinical and administrative supervision of Nursing Services agency-wide. He/She is responsible for program development, contract adherence, and assisting with budgeting.

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:

  • Responsible for the overall management and administration of the program, including assisting with budget and program development.
  • Hire, train and supervise licensed nursing staff. Develop and maintain a nursing team able to provide effective medical treatment to clients in program.
  • Partners with external nursing agencies, coordinates and supervises work of licensed agency nurses.
  • Trains clinical mental health staff in areas of medication assistance and orientation.
  • Provide ongoing clinical and administrative supervision to nursing staff. Monitor and evaluate their performance.
  • Ensure delivery of quality clinical work in various programs. Oversee nursing treatment planning to insure services result in the accomplishment of identified outcomes for clients receiving medications.
  • Ensure quality of care of all nursing sites and medication room setups.
  • Provide clinical and administrative oversight to all nursing assessments and medical treatment plans.
  • Ensure appropriate and timely disposition of all clients appropriate for outpatient level of care.
  • Develop an on-call system for nursing staff.
  • Maintain responsibility for timely completion of paperwork and adherence to and compliance with agency and WAC, DSHS, DOH, County, HCS and contract behavioral health guidelines.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working agreements with other agencies and systems, in providing nursing care.
  • Work closely with pharmacies providing services to clients.
  • Oversee all nursing services agency-wide; provide supervision, training, consultation to nursing staff.
  • Manage infection control and medication services.
  • Provide direct services and respond to crises as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Understand recovery concepts in behavioral health
  • Apply recovery concepts, as appropriate to my work at SMH
  • Synthesize and demonstrate recovery concepts in my work at SMH

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Directly supervises employees in program.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include clinical supervision, interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

RN with 5 years experience in direct service and supervision.

BSN preferred.

Must have knowledge and training in designated program area, supervision and administration.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

A valid Washington State RN license required.

Must have a valid Washington State driver’s license with insurable driving record.

Must pass a criminal background check.

Salary = DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Attn: Alexis Owens, Job #18-090B, 6400 Southcenter Blvd, Tukwila WA 98188 or fax to (206) 901-2006, or e-mail to

 

Coordinator – Adult Services Seattle, WA

Clinicians

Management

posted on June 19, 2018

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Full time positions, 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’re searching for people who want to improve lives and be part of the exciting changes we’re making in the future. The Coordinator is responsible for clinical and administrative supervision of designated clinical program, in conjunction with the Program manager.  The Coordinator will provide clinical supervision to staff and interns.

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:

  • Assist in the overall management and administration of the program, in conjunction with the Program Manager.
  • Hire, train and supervise staff. Assist in developing and maintaining a clinical team able to provide effective Mental Health Treatment to clients in program.
  • Provide ongoing clinical and administrative supervision to program staff. Monitor and evaluate staff performance.
  • Assist the Program Manager to ensure delivery of quality clinical work in the program. Participate on work teams as directed to maintain clinically sound practice in the program.
  • In conjunction with the Program Manager, ensure appropriate and timely disposition of all clients appropriate for outpatient level of care.
  • Maintain responsibility for timely completion of paperwork and adherence to and compliance with agency and WAC, County and UBH mental health guidelines.
  • Provide direct services as appropriate.
  • Respond to program emergencies as necessary.
  • Develop short and long range plans for the program in conjunction with the Program Manager.
  • Work collaboratively with other systems in joint program development and maintenance in conjunction with the Program Manager,
  • Maintain effective working relationships with other systems and agencies.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
  • Understand, apply and demonstrate recovery concepts in behavioral health.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervises employees in program.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include clinical supervision, interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Skills:

  • The person in this position must have knowledge of a variety of treatment modalities, systems theory and management styles.
  • Knowledge of mental health and service delivery system is required in the operation of the program and the maintenance of community relations.
  • Must have the ability to work cooperatively with a variety of systems as well as community representatives and parents/caregivers.
  • Prefer some knowledge of outpatient services, brief treatment, collaborative programming with education, community support, crisis intervention, drug and alcohol treatment, and the community in order to provide adequate direction and supervision.
  • Must have experience working with offender populations, coordinating with DOC, SPD, Courts, jails and prisons.
  • Additionally, the individual must possess experience working with ethnically diverse populations from a range of economic backgrounds.
  • Working knowledge of the Managed Care system.

Qualifications:

  • MSW or Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a counseling related field with experience in direct service required.
  • Supervision experience strongly preferred.
  • Must have knowledge and training in designated program area, supervision and administration.
  • Mental Health Professional status required.
  • State licensure (as LMHC, LICSW or LMFT) preferred.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
  • Must be able to obtain a WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within the first 30 days of hire. Must pass a criminal background check.  Must have WA state driver’s license and insurable driving record as well as reliable transportation.

Salary = DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: Sound, Attn: Alexis Owens, Job #18-063, 6400 Southcenter Blvd, Tukwila WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to