Supervisor, Behavioral Health Clinician

  • 3 County Center Drive, Oroville, California
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Public Health

Job Description


The Butte County Behavioral Health Department is looking to fill two specialized Supervisor, Behavioral Health Clinician positions:

Psychiatric Health Facility In-Patient Position:

The Butte County Behavioral Health Psychiatric Health Facility, located in Chico, CA, is seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). This position is ideal for those interested in being part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team providing services to our community members. The assigned schedule provides every other Monday off and 5% site differential in addition to regular wages. Some of the position duties include oversight of social workers and discharge planners from a variety of disciplines to meet the needs of consumers, facilitation of service coordination meetings with county and community providers, administrative tasks and consulting with other unit supervisors. Training and guidance will be provided by the unit manager.

Quality Management Position:

The Butte County Behavioral Health Department’s Quality Management Section is also located in Chico, CA. For this position, the Department is seeking a dynamic, seasoned and well-rounded Clinic Supervisor to join its team in a high-paced and multi-faceted position working in the regulatory, training, and clinical supervision space. Please below to learn more about what the Quality Management Section is looking for in the ideal candidate and anticipated duties of the position:

Looking for:
Seasoned clinician
Organized and Detail oriented
Experience with contributing to policy development
Experience developing training materials
Comfortable delivering in-person, group trainings
Good people skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of multiple systems, and sets of regulations that inform clinical practice, i.e., SUD, PHF, Crisis, etc. and good ole 42 CFR Part 2
Knowledge of both adult and youth systems of care to inform clinical trainings and expertise at all levels of BCDBH service

Duties may include:
Development and delivery of specialized trainings
Review and tracking of monthly disallowances
Targeted evidence-based trainings to mitigate identified deficiencies
Tracking and managing Learning Management System (LMS) for all staff
Track all mandated trainings and report to Program Managers for accountability
Provide ‘train the trainer’ curriculum for supervisors and managers
Contribute to newsletter, addressing evolving industry trends and continuing education
Assist in the hiring and on-boarding process for new clinical staff
As subject matter expert (SME) provide clinical expertise and guidance to inform policy
Liaison with stakeholders regarding clinical concerns
Manage conservatorship issues
Perform 5150 audit reviews
Serve as an in-house EMTALA reference

Under limited supervision, supervises Mental Health Clinicians or other assigned staff to assure that effective and appropriate psychotherapeutic services are provided for behavioral health clients.

FLSA: Exempt

Essential Job Functions

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
Guides, supervises and assists staff; prioritizes and assigns cases and tasks; develops staff skills and conducts performance evaluations; identifies training needs and provides training for staff.Supervises Mental Health Clinician Interns for State licensure hours; provides coaching, counseling and guidance on professional responsibilities and technical skills.Reviews cases, and assigns to Clinicians; facilitates and guides development of behavioral health assessment and treatment plans; reviews and critiques progress notes and performance outcome measures; performs ongoing risk management assessment of cases and Clinicians.Leads and manages multi-disciplinary team meetings to review client caseload, treatment, concerns, and recommendations; prepares and presents progress reports.Performs intensive casework services with children and adult clients and their relatives through individual and group therapy; participates in the intake process, the evaluation of problems presented and the development of treatment plans.Gather's data of client's history through personal interviews with client, relatives, friends, teachers and employers; prepares case histories with particular emphasis on psycho-social factors affecting client; cooperates with other staff members and community agencies in carrying out treatment plans; acts as liaison with parents of clients and group homes where clients are located.May analyze trends, and evaluate program requirements and resource utilization; coordinates program planning and evaluation; coordinates protocols to affect integrated services with other programs, departments and agencies; responds to requests for information.Monitors budget and expenditures for services; assures that appropriate services are provided; coordinates information and assures effective communications between programs.Performs a wide range of general administrative duties; reviews and approves documentation.Provides ongoing psychosocial assessment, treatment planning and psychotherapeutic treatment of clients; utilizes specialized techniques for treatment and prevention of violence.Documents clinical files and billing records for all client contacts.Provides individual and group therapeutic services; facilitates group therapy sessions; assists client to learn skills required to successfully engender psychological stability and personal independence.Supports and enhances the clients' emotional stability; explains nature of illness, plan of care, procedures and treatments to clients, family and significant others; provides advocacy as needed.Develops and enhances cooperative professional relationships with local community agencies.Provides consultation and training to other organizations in the community on mental health issues; conducts presentations and training to county staff and general public to introduce and communicate the roles and functions of the behavioral health programs.Maintains expertise in field of service through participation in applicable educational opportunities.Adheres to the standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A} as amended; maintains and enforces all aspects of confidentiality of client information.Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited two year graduate school or program in Social Work or a related field, and two (2) years of experience as either a Marriage and Family Therapist or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and one (1) year of supervisory experience including the planning, scheduling, assigning, evaluating, training and directing the work of subordinate staff. OR three (3) years as a Mental Health Clinician with the County of Butte.Must possess a license as either a Marriage and Family Therapist or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of California as granted by the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. (Candidates from out of state who hold a comparable license may be considered with the stipulation that they are eligible for an appropriate California license and that they receive the license within one (1) year of employment in this classification.Must meet state requirements for Clinician Supervisor.A valid State of California driver's license may be required.

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements

Working conditions are in a variety of settings; involves the potential for high stress levels and exposure to hostile situations; some non-standard work hours are required.Must work with a highly manipulative, questionably motivated and clinically challenging client population; must be able to maintain professional composure and clinical effectiveness.

Job Address

3 County Center Drive, Oroville, California 95965 United States View Map