Employment Type
Full Time, Exempt, Eve/Wknd Hours may be assigned
Open Until Filled (First Screening: 10/16/2018)
Children and Family Center
Job Location
207 W. 3rd Street, 97058, The Dalles, Oregon
Base Salary
$ 5,544.25 / MONTHLY - $ 6,486.08 / MONTHLY
Salary Note

Starting salaries are assigned considering the applicant’s qualifications and experience measured against internal factors; the successful applicant is typically appointed at the beginning steps of the salary range.

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Position: Clinical Supervisor - Family & Children

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Clinical Supervisor - Family & Children


The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for managing individual program segments within a larger program, and for providing supervisory leadership to staff in the delivery of program services. This position assures that staff meet all requirements for clinical and program standards as prescribed by the agency, state or other governing body. It evaluates staff competence and training needs while providing professional instruction and guidance, and it conducts annual performance evaluations, resolves conflict as appropriate and provides positive leadership. The Clinical Supervisor works as part of a team and approaches work with clients and staff from a trauma-informed, strength-based perspective, and it works collaboratively with a variety of community and internal stakeholders to ensure the best possible treatment for clients.


The following list represents the essential responsibilities (functions) of the position. It does not, however, include all of the duties the position may be assigned.

Ensure that service delivery and team functions are being carried out in an effective, professional and trauma-informed manner that are in keeping with the mission and vision of MCCFL. Manage staff schedule to ensure adequate coverage, effective and efficient utilization of resources and ease of access to services. Consult with manager to develop systemic plans for optimal coverage.

Provide direct supervision to assigned staff. Train and coach staff; provide professional consultation; monitor caseloads. Collaborate with manager in the development of job descriptions. Interview and recommend applicants for hire. Manage staff performance including performance evaluation, skill development, and corrective action. Provide individual supervision to each staff member in assigned program.

Facilitate team meetings; provide in-service training; encourage ongoing training of staff. Collaborate with other MCCFL programs to incorporate relevant intra-agency information into supervision.

Ensure that staff and program meet minimum patient care productivity requirements as may be set by the Agency to meet requirements of outside funding and/or reimbursement sources.

Review and evaluate assessments, treatment plans, diagnosis reviews and progress notes in accordance with State standards; recommend resource allocation to ensure delivery of quality treatment services; provide guidance and support in the use electronic medical records systems; assist in quality assurance/improvement functions within the team.

May administer intelligence, psychological and other behavioral tests within scope of professional qualifications, as assigned. May interpret results of clinical evaluations for community agencies and/or apply results to individual guidance.

Provide feedback on general program operations in order for Clinical Manager to work on program, policy and procedure development to satisfy needs of clients and community partners. Provide behavioral health consultation services to other community agencies and professionals, such as schools, State, County or local health organizations, Courts, law enforcement agencies, attorneys, medical professionals and clergy.

Participate in required, clinically relevant, meetings and committees that may include Systems Integration, All-Staff Meetings, Clinical Planning and Supervisory Team; may participate in other committees as it relates to program services.

Participate in rotating, on-call crisis services supervisory role for up to one-week periods, including telephone consultation, crisis intervention, community collaboration and screening.

Adhere to mandatory abuse reporting laws and HIPAA requirements; understand and abide by federal regulation of Alcohol and Drug information, 42CFR Part 2 and HIPAA regulations for client confidentiality.


This position requires incumbents to be certified as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) under Oregon Administrative Rules. Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to meet that requirement and perform the position’s essential responsibilities is qualifying. This might typically include:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field and appropriate state license or certification (if required) AND three (3) years’ professional experience in behavioral health counseling AND
  • One (1) year of experience providing supervision to other clinical professionals.
  • Professional licensure in the State of Oregon as an LCSW or LPC, or ability to obtain licensure within two (2) years of hire.
  • Experience working with disadvantaged individuals and high-risk families, including work with sexual abuse, drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence and trauma is strongly preferred.
  • Incumbent must obtain certification from the Department of Human Services as a Mental Health Investigator and Mental Health Examiner. Incumbent must keep certification current and in good standing.
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor 1 is preferred
  • Bilingual fluency Spanish/English is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Intensive Therapeutic Care Coordination concepts and practices is desired.
  • Must possess a valid Oregon or Washington Driver’s License, maintain an acceptable driving record and be insurable for client service purposes and for travel between Agency offices and to community stakeholders for meetings and/or trainings, and to provide supervision to workers.
  • Must pass all criminal history check requirements as required by ORS 181.536-181.537 and in accordance with OAR 407-007-0200 to 407-007-0370.
  • Ability to respond outside of regular office hours as assigned; ability to carry after-hours telephone.