• Clinical Supervisor 1 - Adult/Youth SUD Program Services - Burlington/Skagit Recovery Center

    Job Locations US-WA-Burlington
    Posted Date 7 days ago(11/14/2018 12:39 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    USD $46,917.00/Yr.
  • Overview

    The CCS NW Recovery Centers provide a full continuum of outpatient chemical dependency treatment services. CCS provides treatment to youth, adults, and their families. The CCS NW Recovery Centers are a safe, nurturing, and enriching environment where all are treated with dignity and respect, and where clients and their families become empowered to make healthy changes to stop the destruction of alcoholism and other drug dependencies. CCS emphasizes a broad range of approaches to the treatment of alcoholism and other drug dependencies, striving to serve those most in need. The philosophy of CCS NW Recovery Centers is that treatment is most effective when it is “family-centered”.


    Incumbent is responsible for the ongoing supervision of direct clinical service staff working in the Adult and Youth programs of the Burlington Recovery Center.  Incumbent will ensure that staff are trained and are following correct day-to-day procedures and are updated on agency policies, QI, and contractual changes on a regular basis. Incumbent will conduct assessments and provide coverage where needed in Adult and Youth programs.  Incumbent will provide overall daily support and guidance for all staff working at the Burlington Recovery Center as needed; working closely with support staff and other CD leadership.


    Position is F/T, 37.5 hours per week.


    Pay is $46,917.00 - $52,201.50 Annually DOE, plus excellent holiday/vacation/sick pay and health benefits!



    • Upholds and models the CCSWW Mission, Insights, Key Action Steps and Principles of Leadership.
    • Supervises and reviews the performance of direct service clinical Adult and Youth Program staff (CDP’s, CDP Trainees and Case Aides):
      • Holds staff members accountable for clear, consistent and thorough information about agency goals, decisions, future planning, etc.
      • Schedules staff and ensures appropriate coverage for client services.
      • Provides appropriate training to staff as required.
      • Meets with staff on a regular basis to ensure program and agency policies, procedures and other administrative duties are adhered to.
    • Supervise Interns/Practicum Students in the Adult and Youth programs at the Recovery Center:
      • Work closely with interns and schools to ensure that learning requirements are achieved and goals are met as outlined.
    • Provides clinical supervision for direct service staff:
      • Provides regularly scheduled individual clinical supervision and services coordination planning, including treatment and crisis/safety plans.
      • Assists direct services staff in meeting all requirements and deadlines related to clinical services and/or documentation requirements, e.g. scheduled treatment reviews, court reports, referrals to inpatient services, submission of critical incident reports, NSBHO utilization review change requests, etc.
      • Oversees and ensures that clinical staff team meetings are scheduled and run efficiently for review of CD cases.
      • Meets with teams and individuals on as needed basis to address urgent case related or program needs.
      • Ensures clinical documentation is accurate, meets all standards and is submitted timely:
        • Required to sign off on all CDP Trainee documentation.
    • Participates in the professional development and skill building of clinical staff:
      • Assists CD Program leadership in identification of clinician orientation, training and development priorities, including identification of specific training topics to assign.
      • Provides skill building and oversight for clinical documentation and training (including upcoming EMR proficiency).
      • Participates and contributes feedback as necessary in disciplinary actions.
    • Provide Direct Client Clinical Services:
      • Conduct Assessments as needed.
      • Fill in for staff if necessary, including but not limited to conducting individual and/or group sessions.
    • Support in facilitating external referrals and internal cross-program coordination:
      • Assist and support direct services staff with case-related communication and collaboration between/among CCS programs.
      • Assists and support direct services staff with formal referrals to external services, i.e. inpatient services.
      • Ensures the program meets policy requirements for expedited assessments, inpatient referral time-lines, etc.
    •  Medical Records:
      • Reviews all requests for release of medical records; oversees appropriate release of records per CCS policies on confidentiality and records management, obtaining guidance and/or legal consultation as necessary, including:
        • Routine requests for medical records being release to other community behavioral health providers.
        • Routine requests for medical records being release to attorneys via subpoena; works closely with CD Director.
      • On site responsibility for addressing legal issues in accordance with CCS legal protocol, communicate with CD Agency Director or other relevant CCS leadership as necessary.
      • Responsible for accurate archival and maintenance of clinical records/files.
      • Responsible for implementing grievance procedure and passing information on for data entry into portal.
    • Oversees gate-keeping and clinical process for clients involved in Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) services:
      • Meet with the prescribing Suboxone physicians as required/necessary for client case consults.
      • Maintain close communications with prescribing physicians related to client’s clinical status.
    • Assistance with Program Management:
      • Works closely with the Regional CD Clinical Manager and other designated CD leadership to implement and ensure program goals and outcomes are met to support Adult and Youth CD services:
        • Maintains knowledge and ability to provide staff direction regarding program and agency’s policies and procedures.
      • Works closely with the Regional CD Clinical Manager and agency leadership to implement QI process.
      • Attends community and program related meetings as required by the Regional CD Clinical Manager.
      • Utilizes computers and software programs to input, retrieve, verify and correct information. Prepare reports and correspondence for the Regional CD Clinical Manager’s review and distribution to funding sources.
      • Participates in community and referral relationships and networking as requested.
      • Works closely and under the direct supervision of the Regional CD Clinical Manager providing assistance with and becoming proficient in the following areas:
        • Fiscal solvency of programs, including:
          • Assistance with developing management reports for ongoing fiscal monitoring.
          • Assistance with reviewing monthly revenue/expenditure reports and ensures that expenditures are within budgeted levels.
          • Assistance with procuring funds through contact renewal and grants.
          • Assistance with establishing and monitoring key indicators.
        • Contract Compliance & Reporting, including:
          • Assistance with ensuring program compliance with all licensing, contract requirements and outcomes.
          • Assistance with ensuring program operations and documentation complies with contracts, auditing and all other applicable standards.
          • Assistance with developing and conducting ongoing program-auditing processes to ensure that program standards are maintained throughout the service area and across programs.
          • Assistance with collecting, compiling and dispersal of all program reports as required.
          • Maintains knowledge of relevant RCWs, WACs and contracts (e.g. NSBHO).
          • Ensure the implementation of quality management initiatives or responses, i.e. program-level corrective actions.
    • Access to and protection of PHI:
      • Holds (primary) leadership role in creating a culture of privacy and security of Protected Health Information (PHI) in HIPAA Covered Entity service area, including education of staff about their responsibilities for safeguarding privacy and security.
      • Authorizes level of staff access to PHI-ePHI to ensure staff can perform assigned job duties; regularly monitors access to ensure appropriate safeguarding of PHI/ePHI.
    • Other work related duties as assigned.



    • Must hold a current active CDP Certification with the WA State Department of Health.
      • Four thousand (4,000) hours of experience in a state approved chemical dependency treatment agency in addition to the supervised experience hours required to become a CDP.
    • Have Twenty-eight (28) clock hours of recognized supervisory training; may be substituted for one thousand (1,000) hours of experience in a state approved chemical dependency treatment agency.
    • 1 year supervisory experience OR 
      • 2 years demonstrated ability to provide daily leadership to direct service program staff.
    • Direct service experience in case management or related duties.
    • Knowledge of Evidenced-based Practices.
    • Current WA State Driver’s License & proof of current automobile insurance.
    • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently in a system under development with minimal supervision.
    • Requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, Community partners and professionals.
    • Requires time management and interpersonal skills.
    • Must have necessary computer skills to accomplish duties.
    • Excellent verbal, written and strong interpersonal skills.
    • Must be highly organized and able to make independent decisions.
    • Strong facilitation, clinical and team building skills.
    • Ability to counsel others to resolve disputes and mediates conflict.
    • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services and a knowledge of and commitment to working within the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church.
    • Support and contribute to a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes Teamwork.
    • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
    • Demonstrated commitment to the preservation of a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusivity.
    • Criminal History Background Checks are required prior to employment.


    • BA in social services or related field.
    • Experience with Non-Profits.


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