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Clinical Supervisor - Forensic Services, Grants Pass, OR

Organization: Options for Southern Oregon
Category: Supervisor
Location: Grants Pass, OR
Date Job Posted: May 10, 2024
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Clinical Supervisor – Forensic Services

Full Time 30-40 hours/week
Grants Pass, OR, US
Requisition ID: 1330

Attention Candidates: Please upload both your resume and a cover letter.

$5,000 HIRING BONUS (Prorated by FTE)

  • Benefits include:
    • Family medical, dental, long term disability, 403(b) plan with 6% match, and more.
    • Generous paid time off policy. (Annual accrual up to 208 hours - based on FTE status and available to use upon accrual). Plus 11 paid holidays annually.
  • Bilingual skills a plus; Options pays a premium for employees who can conduct business in Spanish and provide certification of a language proficiency test approved by the Oregon Health Authority that meets a proficiency level of “High Intermediate”.
  • Clinical supervision and training is provided along with continuing education opportunities.
  • This position may be eligible for relocation reimbursement, as well as professional development and support for licensure.
  • Position may be eligible for loan repayment programs for National Health Service Corps visit- or for Oregon Behavioral Health Loan Repayment visit-
  • Bonus Applicable to external applicants only, and limitations for re-hires will apply.


The Clinical Supervisor assists with the oversight of clinical services for Forensic services clients, helping to ensure the smooth running of the unit and a high level of responsiveness to clients’ clinical needs. Provides clinical direction, oversight and guidance to team members. Works effectively and collaboratively within the agency and with other mental health professionals, community partners and local, state and federal stakeholders. Promotes team compliance with clinical requirements and program fidelity. Adheres to and enforces agency policies and procedures regarding clinical performance and professional conduct. Provides direct treatment to assigned clients.

Supervision Exercised: Assists Program Manager and Clinical Director with overseeing the delivery of clinical services for clients with mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Provides clinical direction, oversight and guidance to team(s), which may include QMHPs, QMHAs, Nurses, Psychiatric Providers, Addiction Counselors, MH Techs, Peer Support Specialists, and support staff.


Provides clinical direction and clinical supervision to staff within department(s) as delineated by the Program Manager and Clinical Director. Meets regularly with team and assigned individual staff to review their clinical and administrative work as it relates to evidence-based practices (EBP), OARs, and agency policy and directives.

Ensures the smooth running of assigned Forensic program(s) when the Manager is not present or is occupied, troubleshooting issues, responding to urgent needs and requesting assistance from other members of Options management team when needed.

Leads regular treatment team meeting and ensures follow up on identified needs.

Provides direct treatment services for assigned clients as needed.

Develops, maintains and promotes therapeutic client relationships with close adherence to client-directed services.

Engages and works collaboratively within the agency and with outside resources (DHS, health plans, hospital, police, Jail, Community Corrections, CRC and other internal and community resources) to obtain and coordinate services necessary for crisis stabilization, transition of care, social development, housing needs, accessing employment and education, medical needs etc.

Reviews and signs off on assigned team member treatment plans, providing guidance and education when needed.

Identifies the need for system changes within own department, organization and with community partners that provide for increased access to care and resources for clients and improved recovery outcomes. Brings these identified needs to Program Manager. Participates in making changes to meet these needs.

Facilitates referrals to appropriate internal and/or external resources where indicated.

Provides consultation and education services within the agency and with community partners as needed.

Participates in on-call rotation for assigned programs.

Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT) client data is used to inform clinical supervision to guide treatment, and the FIT model is utilized in weekly case staffing.


Candidate must possess a Master's degree in a behavioral science, an understanding of co-occurring disorders, trauma and related experience. Two years' post-master's experience required to meet qualifications under Medicaid for Clinical Supervisor.

Leadership experience and understanding of outpatient processes and work flows a plus.

Must be registered as a licensure intern with the State of Oregon or be licensed in Oregon as an LMFT, LCSW, LPC or clinical Psychologist,


Must be a QMHP on the Mental Health & Addictions Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) registry.


Meet eligibility qualifications to register with MHACBO.

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In order to avoid potential conflict of interest, applicants for this position cannot have received services from Options for Southern Oregon within the last 12 months.

Candidates must be able to use e-mail, compose documents, save and locate documents electronically, and learn to use our Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. Proficiency in Word and other MS Office applications preferred.

Must pass state-required background and DMV checks; possess a valid OR driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Candidate must be able to work independently and flexibly, under general supervision.

Options for Southern Oregon recognizes that in order to best serve the healthcare needs of our communities and fulfill our mission, we must learn, grow, incorporate, and value the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our work and in our lives. We are committed to the continued development of an aware, diverse, and culturally responsive workforce and an organizational culture that is supportive and affirming for all staff and clients. Options acknowledges that incorporating EDI principles in our practices is an ongoing learning process and we are committed to using our voice to effect positive change. We recognize that making an impact on health inequities in our community will take more than just a statement and, to this end, our goals, planning, and actions aim to promote and develop equitable and effective health care services to reflect the needs of our diverse communities.

Options for Southern Oregon provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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