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Clinical Director, Garlington Health Center | Cascadia Behavioral Health Care

Cascadia Garlington Center is an outpatient clinic that provides multi-disciplinary, culturally relevant treatment services to persons with a mental illness and/or co-occurring disorder with specialized culturally specific services available for African Americans. Treatment programs include Recovery Services, Integrated Services, Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services and the Housing Outreach Team. The clinical teams provide a range of treatment services, including crisis intervention; brief treatment; individual and group therapy; psychotropic medication evaluation and treatment, consultation, eviction prevention, housing placement and community referrals.

Title: Clinical Director, Garlington Health CenterLocation: Portland, ORSalary: $72,041/year DOE (annual)

BRIEF DISCRIPTION:

The Garlington Health Center Clinical Director is responsible for oversight of the Garlington Center within Cascadia. The Garlington Center is an integrated health model which offers services for adults, children and families who are seeking mental health, addiction, primary care and wellness services. The role of the Garlington Health Center Director includes integrated health model development and implementation, business development and growth, establishing and maintaining good community relationships, program development and operations, performance management, financial planning and budgets, program oversight, risk management, and quality improvement.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the development of integrating behavioral health care and primary care services into the Garlington Center which will result in improved access to primary care services. Serve, and work collaboratively, as a supportive leader with and for all staff who work in the building regardless of reporting structure.
  • Responsible for input into development and implementation of Cascadia divisions’ strategic planning and goals.
  • Responsible and accountable for organizational viability; maintain financially viable programs and operations.
  • Integrate best practices into the day to day operations including; Feedback Informed Treatment, Trauma Informed Care and Motivational Interviewing.
  • Develop sustainable services within the Garlington Wellness Center that are clinically and culturally relevant.
  • Direct and operate services within the Garlington Health Center to ensure excellent primary and behavioral health care
  • Put forth budgets that align with Cascadia’s vision, contract obligations and revenue opportunities. Make recommendations for agency supported program needs.
  • Responsibility to work with HR and Senior Leadership in the selection, recruiting, alliances/ partnerships, suppliers to ensure the right human capital is in place today and the future.
  • Succession planning, resource development, professional development and risk management. “Team” creation, leadership and mobilization in order to advance the unit and the organization.
  • Deliver results today, while positioning/growing/adapting to deliver improved results for the future.
  • Development of new facets and/or restructuring of current processes within assigned function.
  • Support agency compliance with policies and standards, helping to ensure that services are consistent with the standards set by various accrediting and governmental review organizations.
  • Provide support and training for Program Managers and Program staff to fully operationalize the treatment model
  • Represent Cascadia as the Garlington Health Center Clinical Director at community meetings and in professional venues.
  • Assist in establishing clinically excellent treatment approaches and assessing client outcomes.
  • Develop procedures and systems in support of the program goals, objectives and mission.
  • Determine staffing requirements, recruit, hire and train staff in a manner that encourages and maintains diversity and cultural competence. Establish work plans and priorities for staff members and assess the progress of staff members and takes corrective action as needed. Conduct performance reviews for staff members.
  • Establish and manage budgets for programs and monitor monthly expenses through communication with program managers, fiscal staff, and senior staff.
  • Assist in establishing and meeting productivity, occupancy, and revenue goals.
  • Identify and direct quality improvement activities routinely within programs, and across program lines as determined by clinical leadership.
  • Provide leadership for managers and direct service staff including team-building, performance motivation, and good morale.
  • Assist and respond to requests for proposals, requests for new services and other growth opportunities, as well as develop and seek out opportunities to promote Cascadia’s services.
  • Establish positive working relationships with stakeholders and attend key community meetings including provider meetings and neighborhood meetings.
  • Respect and honor client rights and responsibilities and demonstrates professional boundaries and ethics;
  • Research and implement appropriate evidence based practices within the program area.
  • Complete annual employee training requirements on a timely basis as indicated in the licensing requirements for the facility as well as agency requirements. Attend seminars, training and other educational opportunities in order to develop professional skills and abilities.
  • Adhere to mandatory abuse reporting laws and HIPAA requirements.
  • Research and implement appropriate evidence based practices within the program area.
  • Complete annual employee training requirements on a timely basis as indicated in the licensing requirements for the facility as well as agency requirements. Attend seminars, training and other educational opportunities in order to develop professional skills and abilities.
  • Participate in all scheduled staff meetings, supervision sessions, and other departmental and agency meetings.
  • Assist in the development of a “Behavioral Health Home” which involves the knowledge and expertise of partnering with primary care and the collaboration with multiple disciplines. Presently this in in relation to CCBHC but also with potential for FQHC classification.
  • Involved in collaborative treatment planning and services provisions.
  • Ability to facilitate team work on a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Assure Strong Recovery, Trauma-informed, and Consumer-centric perspectives are evident among staff.
  • Lead the team in making decisions using Knowledge of risk management, Evidence Based Practices, and systems of care.
  • Maintain expectations for excellent work and hold staff responsible to carry out assigned duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
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