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Assistant Director of Mental Health Services, Portland, OR


Albertina Kerr

Assistant Director

Portland, OR

July 10, 2018


Albertina Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential.

We're seeking an Assistant Director of Mental Health Services. The Assistant Director provides clinical and program leadership and oversight for the spectrum of Mental Health services including Subacute Crisis Stabilization Program (Subacute), Intensive Community-Based Treatment Services (ICTS), Outpatient (OP), and Early Childhood Program, including home- and office-based services and mental health services provided at Albertina Kerr group homes. The Assistant Director supervises and manages Clinical Supervisors, Mental Health Therapists and other clinical staff; ensures compliance with policies, procedures, and Oregon Administrative Rules; and maintains child, family and staff safety and therapeutic quality.

Albertina Kerr offers: Competitive wages, flexible schedules, 100% paid medical/dental/vision benefits (employee-only plans), short- and long-term disability, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan, paid holidays and personal accrued leave (PAL), 401(K), eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLSF), positive work environment and training/advancement opportunities.

The successful candidate will have:

A clinical master's degree in social work, counseling psychology, child and family therapy, or a closely related clinical discipline
Five year’s relevant experience serving children or adolescents and their families
Previous supervisory/managerial experience that demonstrates an ability to effectively lead teams through change and toward effective clinical outcomes
Ability to effectively respond to and resolve crisis situations
The ability to supervise therapists towards Oregon LPC, LMFT or LCSW licensure
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
Knowledge of Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) and other related regulations
Computer knowledge; previous use of an Electronic Medical Record is preferred

Apply online at http://www.albertinakerr.org.

The nature of the services we provide prevents us from allowing in-person applications or inquiries. Albertina Kerr maintains a drug-free workplace. Albertina Kerr Centers is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, age, or other factors protected by law. Individuals with disabilities can request accommodation in the application and employment process by contacting 503-262-0145.


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