Job ID: IRC15073
Company Name: Clark County
Location: Vancouver, WA
Open until filled
CRISIS SERVICES MANAGER
CLARK COUNTY’S Community Services, located in Vancouver, WA, is seeking a Crisis Services Manager that manages the overall operations of Clark County Crisis Services which is 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week.
HOW TO APPLY:
For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at: www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/before-you-apply IRC15073
The incumbent manages the overall operations of Clark County Crisis Services which is 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. S/he is responsible for supervising crisis outreach and intervention specialists, peer counselors and clinical supervision Responsible to develop and continuously improving county crisis services and the broader crisis system of care which includes planning, budgeting, organizing, supervising staff, directing, systems collaboration, and administering county-wide services. Further, s/he is responsible for ensuring compliance with Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and Revised Code of Washington (RCW) pertaining to all crisis intervention and outreach services and involuntary treatment. S/he is responsible for developing and maintaining strong working relationships with community organizations, including community substance use and mental health treatment providers, community social service providers, hospitals, consumer focused and/or advocacy groups, law enforcement agencies and other community stakeholders. This position is responsible to ensure staff is trained and culturally proficient to meet the needs of a diverse population. S/he also must be able to effectively manage and adapt to change frequently and work in a fast pace high stressed environment. Responsible to lead staff in program changes that focus on a more person centered approach to support a newly integrated county health care system that is putting more emphasis on early interventions. Responsible for leading in the delivery of crisis interventions that are voluntary, resolution-focused and collaborative and result in diminished need for hospitalization/involuntary treatment. Responsible for shifting the focus of crisis service delivery away from the emergency room and increasingly into the community including in the homes of individuals in crisis. Incumbent must be results oriented and a data driven decision-maker.
$6,214 - $8,779 per month
BENEFITS AND SALARY INFORMATION
Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
- Paid Days Off
- Deferred Compensation (457 Plan)
- Retirement Options
- Employee Assistance Program
- 10 Paid Holidays
- Flexible Spending
- Life Insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance
- Long-Term Disability
It is the general policy of the County to start employees in the lower or middle sections of the salary range.
Clark County is located in the southwestern part of the State of Washington, across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. With almost 600 programs serving nearly 436,000 residents, the county provides a wide variety of employment opportunities for about 1600 people. Clark County’s structure is complex, with 18 elected officials, 13 regional councils and districts, and numerous appointed boards. Although the county seat is in downtown Vancouver, county employees provide services to all of its residents, from urban cities and towns, to the hundreds of miles of beautiful countryside. Clark County offers excellent livability and a relatively low cost of living. There is no state income tax.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Clark County is committed to increasing the ethnic, cultural and social diversity of its workforce and ensuring that diversity is a key priority of our organization. We are committed to providing equal opportunity and access regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Clark County’s Equal Employment Opportunity Plan is available at http://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/documents
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