Coordinator – Facilities Varies/Seattle, WA

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posted on April 11, 2018

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Full time positions, with full time benefits (Varies Locations). The Coordinator – 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.

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:

  • Ensure all SMH 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.
  • Perform other tasks and assignments as directed by Facilities Manager.
  • Perform on call duties and emergency assistance after hours on a rotating basis if needed.
  • Understand recovery concepts in behavioral health and participate in training when required.
  • Apply recovery concepts as appropriate.
  •  Participate in all required Relias courses as applicable to Facilities Department.

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 Coordinator – 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.
  • Demonstrate the ability to ensure effective work prioritization, work projects/tasks coordination and outsource contracts monitoring whenever necessary or as directed by Facilities Manager.
  • Ability to apply effective team building skills is required.
  • Ability to apply strong customer service skills and function effectively under stressful working conditions.
  • Ability to communicate well with all staff and customers, tenants and program participants while ensuring the success of the facilities team in their daily work schedules.
  • At times this position can be stressful and the ability to function under stressful conditions is mandatory.

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 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 #18-078, 6400 Southcenter Blvd, Tukwila WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to

Coordinator – Adult Services Seattle, WA ****$1,500 Sign On Bonus****

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posted on March 15, 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

Full time position, with full time benefits (Tukwila and Auburn). The SUD Coordinator will be responsible for consultation to program staff and other organizations regarding SUD services. The Coordinator shall supervise hourly staff and interns/volunteers, and review intakes, treatment plans, and referrals. The SUD Coordinator also serves as a resource for, and provides leadership to, other team members.  A SUD Coordinator is responsible for providing diagnostic evaluation and treatment recommendations for clients and for court referrals, and will carry a caseload of SUD treatment clients and conduct individual and group therapy.

The program manager provides supervision of all SUD staff, CDP trainees, students and volunteers. The individual in this position will be required to work with other departments and staff within SMH, as well as with outside agencies. The Chief Clinical Officer maintains responsibility for coordinating supervision of all clinical staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide intake evaluations per ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine); individual and group therapy to adults, youth clients, and families.
  • Provide direct supervision of CDP’s, CDP trainees, students, and volunteers.
  • Assist with updating the clinical manual.
  • Coordinate assignments concerning intake assessment, individual counseling, group sessions, and educational programs.
  • Identify and assess client problems from various frames of reference.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans, per ASAM criteria.
  • Identify training needs of SUD treatment staff and recommend a plan.
  • Organize Rapid Access coverage and training for SUD Intakes
  • Organize curriculum, program, and content, and monitor all SUD treatment program sessions.
  • Prepare written reports, summaries and progress notes as required by agency policy to be part of clinical records.
  • Provide all required case management services, including admission, continued stay, and discharge plans.
  • Perform collateral liaison duties with other community agencies related to individual clinical cases.
  • Maintain inter-agency collaboration.
  • Develop working relationships with potential referral sources.
  • Maintain professional standards and follow the treatment policies of the agency, and of federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Understand recovery concepts in behavioral health.
  • Apply recovery concepts
  • Synthesize and demonstrate recovery concepts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This job has supervisory responsibilities of CDP’s, CDP trainees, students and volunteers as assigned.
  • This position supervises hourly staff and interns/volunteers. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the agency’s policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system, drug courts, 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.

Skills:

  • It is essential that the applicant have skill, experience and knowledge regarding treatment of Substance Use Disorders, including treatment services, community services and counseling techniques.
  • This individual will have a sincere interest in helping individuals with substance use disorders and will maintain a professional attitude as demonstrated by respect for clients and their rights, and in regard for other helping professionals.

Qualifications:

  • Masters or Bachelors degree in a therapeutic counseling field, nursing or special education is required.
  • A minimum of five years clinical experience as a counselor or case manager with individuals, families and groups.
  • A minimum of five year experience as a Substance Use Disorder clinician is preferred.
  • An exception to the educational requirement can occur if an individual has an Associates degree in Substance Use Disorder counseling and 5 years of supervised clinical experience in a treatment setting.
  • Knowledge of and experience implementing the Patient Placement Criteria – 2 of ASAM is required.
  • No drug or alcohol misuse for at least two years prior to employment, and no misuse while employed.
  • Ability to work well under supervision is required.
  • Knowledge of health care systems, including drug/alcohol and community mental health systems and resources within King County is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work well independently is necessary.
  • GAIN I and SS experience desired.
  • 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 #18-041, 6400 Southcenter Blvd, Tukwila WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to

Director – Child and Family Services Seattle, WA

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posted on February 9, 2018

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Full time positions, with full time benefits. Sound is currently looking for a  Director of Child and Family Services is responsible for the oversight, ongoing development and effective operations of the CFS programs (including Deaf Services and  Foster Care) and clients.  This department provides a broad range of services to clients between the ages of birth and 21; the vast majority of clients are publicly funded through the MHP and have serious mental health disabilities.  Director will provide clinical and administrative supervision, direct service, and participate in program development, interagency and cross system collaboration, budget development and monitoring.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop and maintain programming for mentally ill consumers consistent with WAC and King County MHP guidelines as well as DCFS and Children’s Administration.
  • Responsible for the overall management and administration of the program, including budget and program development and contract negotiations.
  • Responsible for personnel management of the Department, to include hiring, training and supervising managers and staff, and terminating as necessary, to provide effective behavioral health treatment to clients in program.
  • Provide ongoing clinical and administrative supervision to program staff. Lead team meetings and participate in the management team meetings.
  • Ensure delivery of quality clinical work in the program. Oversee treatment planning to insure services result in the accomplishment of identified outcomes for the majority of clients.
  • Provide clinical and administrative oversight to all client assessments, treatment plans, crisis plans and terminations.
  • Ensure appropriate and timely disposition of all clients appropriate for outpatient level of care.
  • Assume primary responsibility for the Department’s ability to meet all legislative, WAC and County guidelines.
  • Maintain responsibility for timely completion of paperwork and adherence to and compliance with agency and WAC and County behavioral health guidelines.
  • Uphold and assist to develop as necessary, agency policies and procedures to maintain quality care.
  • Assume responsibility for the completion of treatment records, reviews and reports within required timelines.
  • Promote effective use of program consultations and training.
  • Develop and implement consultative services to other agencies as appropriate.
  • Initiate, conduct and/or participate in research projects as appropriate.
  • Maintain inter-agency and intra-team collaboration.
  • Relate effectively with county, state and federal government bodies regarding children’s mental health issues.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working agreements with other agencies and systems.
  • Responsible for program development at all levels of Deaf & Hard of Hearing services (counseling, long term rehabilitation and SMH owned/supported housing).
  • Manages child placing agency license, contracts and foster care parent recruitment, retention and homes.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • 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 program managers (4); indirectly supervises staff.
  • 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:

  • Demonstrated skills in assessment, crisis intervention and treatment of multi-problem clients. Knowledge of community mental health systems, community corrections and drug/alcohol systems and resources within King County is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work with independently.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain a WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within the first 60 days of hire.
  • Mental Health Professional status required.
  • State licensure (as LMHC, LICSW or LMFT) preferred.
  • 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 #18-039, 6400 Southcenter Blvd, Tukwila WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to