FBH Clinical Supervisor III (South Seattle) (LCA)

Job Locations US-WA-Burien
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/8/2021 10:25 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Behavioral Health
USD $72,638.28/Yr.







Catholic Community Services, Family Behavioral Health is looking for a Clinical Supervisor to lead our team of innovators who explore and develop new approaches and implement novel strategies.  Our teams provide individualized, creative and flexible services, infused with evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies.  Services are offered in a hybrid manner with some services provided in the community, and some through telehealth.


We are a values-driven organization, providing family-oriented behavioral health care for children, youth and families, provided primarily in their own home and community. Our enthusiastic clinical teams provide whatever is needed to help children and youth remain safely in their own home with their family, restoring hope, providing intense mental health services and supports, and helping to strengthen the family unity. With sites located throughout Western Washington and Portland, Oregon, we offer comprehensive intensive, Wrap-around mental health services to a diverse population for youth and families. We employ almost 600 energetic and compassionate employees.

Compassion  Diversity  Strength-Based-Approach  Social-Justice & Our Staff!


  • Base Salary: $72,638.28+ (DOE)
  • Quarterly pay for: Licensure
  • Additional pay for: Bi-lingual language proficiency in Spanish and English.    


  • 11 paid holidays; plus 2 personal holidays each year!
  • 15 days’ vacation (to start) and 12 sick-days per year!
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plans: 403-B Employee Savings Plan and an Employer Contribution Pension 
  • Relocation assistance                                                                                                                                       




This is a professional position providing supervision, leadership and oversight to a clinical team delivering creative behavioral health interventions to children, youth and their families with intensive therapeutic, crisis response, and community safety needs.  This position requires a vibrant and dynamic team leader that is able to motivate and support a successful clinical team to provide strength based unconditional services that support a child/youth’s vital connections to family and community. Duties of this position include hiring and training, mentoring and motivating, clinical consultation, monitoring for safety, participating in leadership decisions, ensuring complete and accurate documentation, completing performance reviews, providing back-up coverage for staff, and working with and promoting positive relationships with community partners and natural supports.


The Clinical supervisor must ensure that services prescribed and provided by their treatment teams are compliant with Medicaid rules and provided as specifically identified and prescribed in the Individualized Mental Health Treatment Plan. All treatment services provided under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor must be documented per required timeframes, in accordance with federal Medicaid requirements and entered into Care Logic, the FBH Electronic Health Record (EHR), as well as medical EHR's of Managed Care Organizations (MCO's), Behavioral Health Organizations (BHO's), or others per contract requirements.  


Participate in On-call, rotation with some weekends.


Provides clinical supervision, clinical training, professional development and field supervision for a team of clinical staff that could include: Clinician I’s, Clinician III’s, Certified Peer Counselors, Clinical Care Coordinators, Family Support Specialists and Behavioral Support Specialists.

  • Provide comprehensive clinical training to clinical team that includes: field coaching/mentoring in family homes and/or the community, urgent safety crisis response and planning, team meetings facilitation, assessment and intake process, treatment planning.
  • Provide leadership to clinical team to facilitate the provision of a range of evidenced based and promising clinical practices and creative therapeutic approaches that support the overall plan (including individual and family therapies). Ensure clinical teams are modifying and adjusting to individual techniques for each family situation to ensure most appropriate response to therapeutic, crisis and safety needs.
  • Provide leadership to clinical team to engage family and support their partnership in the therapeutic process, utilizing parent/family expertise in problem solving around specific needs and assisting with community resources access that include both formal and informal sources.
  • Provide clinical training and on-going support for clinicians and team members in FBH essential clinical practices: crisis response, team facilitation, collaborative problem solving, positive behavior support plans, motivational interviewing and trauma informed practices.
  • Provide clinical consultation on a 24-hour/5-day-a-week basis, carrying a working cell phone and responding in order to be accessible to assigned team members when needed.
  • Provide daily clinical support and direction to team members including monitoring safety and risk issues and taking timely and appropriate action to ensure staff and consumer safety.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand Medicaid rules for service provision, coding and delivery of approved Medicaid services and provide clinical orientation and training to newly hired staff, both in the office and in the field on the appropriate provision of Medicaid services.
  • Provide training in concurrent documentation and training staff in the process to enter clinical data in an Electronic Health Record. In collaboration with Quality Assurance team ensure that the clinical file is complete, meets Medicaid standards for coding and documentation, accurately reflecting the clinical work done by assigned staff.
  • Provide coaching and supervision to clinical staff so that all staff meet productivity and documentation standards using collaborative problem solving strategies to improve processes and performance, ensuring complete and accurate documentation for all consumers
  • Develop a strong, thriving, positive and effective team that is built on collaborative and respectful relationships.
  • Contributes in a dynamic way to the development, cohesion, and productivity of their clinical team, supporting teamwork through strong and honest communication and a commitment to diversity.
  • Communicates the mission and goals of CCS Family Behavioral Health to clinical team, supporting and focusing their team toward innovative and creative contributions to achieving those goals.

Administrative functions, include, but not limited to:

  • Respond to complaints and grievances in a strength-based and solution-focused manner, involving supervisory support and site leadership when needed.
  • Ensure compliance with Family Behavioral Health policies and procedures, contracts and applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Participate actively in strategic planning, leadership meetings and quality improvement activities.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with other professionals, child providers, community organizations and individuals in the community.
  • Demonstrates effective written and oral communication, facilitating, coaching, and supporting the mission of CCS.

Other areas of responsibilities include: Clinical Quality Oversight and Site Leadership teaming; working with operations staff to manage use of team's funds and resources; and working with funders, community partners, mental health consumers and their families.


A full job description may be provided to candidates chosen for an interview. 



  • A Master’s or MSW degree in social work, psychology, behavioral sciences or related field.
  • Must have two (2) years clinical experience working with children and families.  Experience working with Latino Youth & Families.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English.
  • Energetic, innovative style with the ability to engage children, youth and family members in services
  • Enthusiastic and optimistic approach, encouraging ongoing participation of all involved
  • Natural ability to work with others through a genuine strengths-based approach, appreciating unique qualities and assets of all involved
  • Passion for helping families stay together
  • Ability to meet with clients and colleagues in homes and community locations as needed
  • Ability to visually assess safety in the community and family homes
  • Embraces a multi-cultural environment including working with Latino Youth & Families
  • Preference for a flexible schedule rather than a traditional, fixed 8-5 Monday through Friday facility-based position
  • Valid driver’s license & current automobile insurance, reliable transportation with an acceptable driving record
  • Applicant must successfully pass required background checks prior to an offer of employment.
  • Washington State Counselor Registration (HIV/AIDS training required).
  • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.


  • Meets qualifications of a Child Mental Health Specialist per WAC 388-865.
  • Knowledge of WISe (Wraparound with Intensive Services) principles and practice preferred, but not required at time of hire
  • Working knowledge of Wraparound philosophies and approaches, with demonstrated technical ability in this area.
  • One year supervisory experience.
  • Licensed mental health counselor (WA State).



Since the incorporation of Burien in 1993, the city has been busy defining and redesigning itself as a vibrant King County city.   Enjoy all the area has to offer:

  • Located just south of Seattle, Washington, the City of Burien's residents see a 100-year old community with a rich heritage, as a friendly community with well-established neighborhoods and a small-town atmosphere.
  • Burien is a vibrant and creatie community, where the residents embrace diversity, celebrate arts and culture, promote vitality, and treasure the environment. 

Apply with your resume at: . For additional questions, contact Karla Lacktorin, Regional Healthcare Recruiter, at or call 253-325-2864.

Note to Internal Candidates: HR reviews internal compensation and determines increase based on their experience and also agency internal equity factors. Please include an Updated Resume (to include all CCSWW, FBH experience) and Cover Letter/Letter of Interest. 

Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please let us know if you need special accommodations to apply or interview for this position.




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