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Community Support Services Manager, Prineville, OR

Lutheran Community Services NW


Prineville, OR

July 21, 2017

We are looking for a leader of our Community Support Services program in the community of Prineville, OR. You will be a vital part of a new, caring and innovative team of mental health professionals in beautiful Central Oregon.

About Us:

Lutheran Community Services Northwest is a non-profit human services agency that improves the lives of people in over 30 communities throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho. We provide a wide variety of services to adults, adolescents, children, families, schools and communities – including behavioral health & alcohol/drug programs, family & community services, child welfare, refugee & immigrant services, senior & disability services, and crime victim assistance. We are privileged to touch lives of all ages, cultures and faiths. Our employees are service-based and mission driven individuals who take a holistic approach to patient care. We offer a unique opportunity to work in an innovative, collaborative, and supportive environment and are looking for like-minded individuals to join our interdisciplinary team.

About Prineville:

Nestled in Central Oregon’s River Canyon Country and close to Bend and Redmond, Prineville offers some of the best year-round outdoor adventures. Opportunities for paddling, hiking, cycling, golfing, skiing, snowboarding, and sledding abound. Prineville is home to numerous public parks - including Ochoco Creek and Rimrock Parks, natural wonders, scenic drives, and family-friendly events. Enjoy our eclectic restaurants and sales tax-free shopping.

Who we are looking for:

The ideal candidate will be mission-driven with a desire to make a difference for people in Prineville, OR. We are looking for someone who is compassionate, empathetic and solution-based. This person will build internal and external partnerships that improve our quality of care while mentoring team members. The candidate must be sensitive and respectful of all people regardless of cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

The role:

Lead the Community Support Services program. Oversees clinical outpatient and engagement services for adults in individual and group settings with Severe & Persistent Mental Health and/or ASAM Level 2 and higher Substance Use disorders. Provide behavioral health services incorporating a recovery-focused model of treatment, drawing on the strengths of individuals and families served. Assure compliance with mental health contracts, administrative rules and Council on Accreditation (COA) standards. The role will also:

Partner in program planning and development in coordination with Area Director
Provide leadership and modeling for implementation of Evidenced Based Practices for adult therapeutic interventions
Develop and manage program budgets
Provide substance use recovery and mental health treatment services primarily to adults experiencing substance use, mental and/or emotional issues
Actively participate on community committees including Community Review Team, C6 Team, Multidisciplinary Team and others as needed
Facilitate client participation in development of individualized treatment plans based on client strength
Collaborate on an ongoing basis with clients’ support systems including family members, partner agencies and others
Provide treatment in individual, family, and/or group settings in office, community and/or home settings as needed
Collaborate and communicate effectively with program and agency staff, community partners, clients and their families
Develop appropriate policies, procedures, protocols, processes and systems to ensure efficient and effective service delivery
Ensure grant-funded services meet reporting guidelines, statement of work expectations and timelines
Support LCS Northwest’s quality improvement efforts through timely and thorough response to requests for information

Leadership: This position is responsible leading a team of adult clinical treatment staff and programs as well as various supervisors and leads within each program. Position is also responsible for overseeing processes for placement, including working with other agencies when adults are in crisis.

Education, Experience Certifications

Master’s Degree required
Must meet State of Oregon Administrative Rule requirements for a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) including a Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or related field
State of Oregon Administrative Rule requirements for Supervisors with a minimum of two (2) years previous experience in the field
Minimum of two years leading a mental health program
Minimum of two years previous supervisory experience
A minimum of two years previous experience providing assessments, diagnosis and treatment planning; working with consumers in multiple settings and modalities inclusive of individual and family treatment is required.
Experience with severe and persistently mentally ill (SPMI), dual diagnosed individuals and crisis work is preferred

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to recruiter@lcsnw.org.

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