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Kitsap County | Port Orchard, WA
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invites applications for the position of:



SALARY: $32.56 - $44.88 Hourly
               $67,724.80 - $93,350.40 Annually

OPENING DATE: 01/19/18

CLOSING DATE: 02/16/18 12:00 AM


Kitsap County is the best of all worlds!
Small communities, friendly people, and miles of waterfron  -- It's a great place to live, work and play!


Kitsap County, located on the Kitsap Peninsula, is a short ferry ride across the Puget Sound from Seattle. The "natural side of Puget Sound," Kitsap is a beautiful place to live and experience spectacular vistas: over 200 miles of saltwater shoreline, snow-capped mountains, estuaries and lakes, and forests and parks. Communities -- from Bainbridge Island, Kingston, Poulsbo and Port Gamble to Silverdale, Bremerton, Port Orchard, Manchester, and Olalla -- feature entertainment venues, artists and specialty shops, and so much more.


Bounded on the west by the scenic Hood Canal, Kitsap County is also home to Kitsap Naval Base and Olympic College. The region offers abundant housing options and strong school systems. Residents can easily access major urban areas while experiencing an excellent quality of life in their home community. Kitsap's diverse cultural functions include theater and family concerts, as well as outdoor recreational opportunities such as hiking, biking, boating, fishing, and water skiing.


Kitsap County Human Services Department and Salish Behavioral Health Organization 


The department mission for Human Services is, "To provide essential services that address individual and community needs, preserve the rights and dignity of those they serve, and promote the health and well-being of all Kitsap residents."Over 20,000 Kitsap County residents benefit from services directly provided by employees of this department or through one of the 87 department's contractors. The department administers an annual operating budget in excess of 40 million dollars with 97% of funding obtained through federal and state contracts and grants.


More than 140 members of our community are appointed by the Board of Commissioners to serve on one of 9 Human Services Boards, Commissions, and Councils staffed by employees of this department. Appointed members of our community work in partnership with employees of the department to identify individual and community human service's needs, plan and develop services, provide oversight and evaluation for accountability and service enhancements.




The ideal candidate will have the ability to provide administrative and direct clinical management of children's mental health services for the three county regions that comprises the Salish Behavioral Health Organization. Successful candidates will have knowledge of mental health diagnosis and treatment techniques and practices, current mental health treatment plan and individual service plan requirements, current Washington State mental health regulations, human services planning and community organization, public policy, and service delivery over the full range of social and health services. The position requires knowledge of program supervision, including monitoring and evaluation of contracts, establishment of agreements, contract negotiating, data collection, and social service research methodologies.


Education and Experience

Successful candidates will:


* Possess a graduate degree from an accredited college or university, in one of the social sciences.

* Must be licensed as a mental health professional and must have Child Mental Health Specialist certification.

* Five years responsible professional experience in delivery and management of Children's

* Mental Health Services provided within a Medicaid funded community service organization is required.

* Candidate will have a strong community mental health clinical experience working with diverse populations in urban and rural settings.




* Responsible for clinical management of the Children's Mental Health system, including inter-system meetings regarding service delivery for high needs children.

* Complete Administrative Review of each provider agency and will be responsible for assigning/monitoring any corrective action, and will conduct clinical records review and monitor quality improvement activities.

* Manage access to the State's long term children's programs, including coordinating long term care and discharge planning; managing case staffing and ensuring all staff are complying with treatment; and reviewing the clinical treatment services provided through the SBHO.

* Participate in and facilitate clinical review meetings, child/family team meetings, community hospital and CLIP treatment review, and discharge meetings.

* Serves as key liaison for network providers and subcontractors, develops and administers program policy/procedure, and serve as key liaison for the children's mental health programs.




* This position is classified as exempt from FLSA overtime.

* This position is non-represented and is governed by the policies and procedures as outlined in the Kitsap County Personnel Manual.




614 Division St, MS#23A

Port Orchard, WA 98366

Position #2018-HSCMH




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About Kitsap County

Kitsap County Consolidated Housing Authority (Authority) is an organization dedicated to the creation of affordable housing opportunities. The Authority is a public body, organized under the Housing Authorities Law of the State of Washington (RCW 35.82). The Authority created in 1982, became the first joint city-county housing authority in the state. The Authority's area of operation includes all of Kitsap County except the City of Bremerton, and has a total population of approximately 180,000. The Board of Commissioners of the Authority is comprised of the three Kitsap County Commissioners and the mayors of Poulsbo, Bainbridge Island, and Port Orchard. The Authority's activities primarily involve administration of various federal housing programs, low rent Public Housing and the Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program. The Authority also administers a federally funded Self-Help Housing Program of the Rural Housing and Community Development Services (RHCDS), and operates several programs designed to expand affordable housing opportunities.