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Clinical Supervisor - City of Mercer Island ( Job # 17-0025)

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Minimum Salary: $70,000.00 per year
Maximum Salary: $74,000.00 per year
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Youth and Family Services
Closes: September 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


The Clinical Supervisor supervises four programs at the City of Mercer Island’s Youth and Family Services Department (MIYFS); Senior Outreach, Arrested Youth Programs, Individual/Family Mental Health Counseling and School-based Mental Health Counseling.  This includes service development and review, some program evaluation, and administrative and clinical supervision of these positions.  This position also provides individual/family therapy—caseload size negotiable. MIYFS is a Department of the City of Mercer Island. MIYFS does not bill insurance (private pay only), provide clinical diagnoses, nor work with Medicaid/Medicare reimbursements. MIYFS serves the mental health and human services needs of the residents of the City of Mercer Island. This is a forty (40)-hour per week position with occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours.

CLOSES:   Friday, September 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm
STARTING SALARY:           $70,000-$74,000/annually + Great Benefits
WORKING HOURS             Full Time – 40 hours per week some morning, evening and occasional weekend hours required.

Essential Job Functions

• Provide clinical supervision and facilitate clinical group consultation.
• Develop and maintain clinical policies and procedures in accordance with professional standards.
• Establish and monitor workload standards and monthly reporting requirements.
• Conduct performance reviews at least annually with supervisees.
• Work closely with Programs Manager on service delivery policy, coordination and program evaluation.
• Provide confidential counseling (caseload tbd).
• Oversee counseling intake and screening process.
• Participate in wider city projects as indicated. 
• Function as a member of the Department Management Team.
• Community and professional outreach and coordination as indicated for program support.
• Ability to drive a City vehicle, possess a current and valid Washington State driver's license and good driving record.
• Must have regular and predictable work attendance to fulfill the essential functions of the job.
• Other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

The Clinical Supervisor works independently, providing professional services, exercising discretion and judgment in establishing priorities and managing workload (for self and staff supervised).  Receives ongoing supervision and consultation from Department Director and clinical consultants. Receives performance review from the Department Director.

Qualification Requirements

• Master's degree in counseling, social work, or related clinical field.
• WA State license as a Marriage/Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, or Clinical Social Worker.
• Minimum eight years of post-graduate experience in counseling and/or therapy.
• Three years experience supervising clinical staff.
• Clinical skills with children, adolescent youth, adults and parents.
• Knowledge and experience supporting clinicians from diverse perspectives.
• Strong leadership, collaboration, interpersonal, teamwork and time management skills.
• Demonstrated skills in oral and written communications skills in the English language.

Other Requirements

• Maintain clinical confidentiality and professional/ethical standards required by State and Federal statutes.
• Ability to drive a City vehicle, possess a current and valid Washington State driver's license and good driving record. Evidence of a good driving record is a condition of employment and a complete driving abstract will be required.
• Completion of a Nationwide and Washington State criminal history background check is required in order to determine any past conviction history of crimes against persons, sexual assault or exploitation, and sexual or physical abuse and must be able to pass a thorough background check as required by the Child/Adult Abuse Information Act.
• Completion of an I-9 Form, documenting eligibility to work in the United States.

Desired Qualifications

• Experience in individual and family systems modalities.
• Experience working with schools and community systems.
• Experience with other formal health service systems, mental health institutions and laws.
• Experience working with a geriatric population.
• Experience consulting/problem solving with a diverse range of clients and issues.
• Experience in alcohol/other drug abuse prevention/intervention.

Working Conditions and Physical Abilities

Work is performed in office settings.  Travel to off-site locations is required.   Must be able to perform essential functions of the job.  Hand-eye coordination and fine-manipulation skills are necessary to operate computers and various office machinery.  This position also requires occasional lifting of 50 pounds.


Youth and Family Services
2040 84th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040