This position will be located in SE Portland, off of Powell, at a Secure Residential Treatment Facility. The schedul is typically Sunday - Thursday, 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm and may somtimes require flexibility to work a mid-shift to support the program.
The Program Supervisor I works as a member of an interdisciplinary team to implement and monitor treatment for residents within the secure residential facility, while supporting a trauma-informed care environment. With the high prevalence of trauma among individuals receiving mental health services, it is required the Program Supervisor I understand the effects of trauma on health, coping, and other aspects of the lives of those we serve. This position involves participation and implementation of program goals and objectives to promote a strengths-based, client-centered approach to assisting residents in achieving individual goals and ultimately transitioning to a less restrictive setting. The Program Supervisor assures that program activities are administered in cooperation with treatment team members and as directed by the Program Manager. Program Supervisors provide general and specific direction to team members, are responsible for management of the program milieu, and serve as a back up to those supervised.
The incumbent must possess a Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science field from an accredited college or university or three years of full time professional experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness. This position must demonstrate the competencies to become credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA), as outlined in OAR 309-016-0005. Certification must be kept current and compliant with the OAR's.
A minimum of three years of clinical experience providing inpatient or outpatient services is preferred.
Experience providing supervision is a plus.
Specialized Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing
- Understanding of Trauma Informed Care and Illness Management and Recovery principles
- Skills necessary for strengths-based services provision
- Operate computer hardware and software at a level needed to effectively perform job functions ? Enter and retrieve data
- Prepare reports
Possess a valid driver's license, three year driving history; clean driving record, ability to pass Driver Motor Vehicle (DMV) check and complete the Cascadia online Defensive Driving course.
Ability to perform CPR, First Aid, and properly use AED equipment. CPR/ First Aid certifications are required and must remain current.
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