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Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare

This position is located in the Rockwood area of Portland. The schedule is typically Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00pm.

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare (, one of the largest community behavioral health providers in the state of Oregon, delivers whole health care — integrated mental health and addiction services, primary care and housing — to support our communities. Our approach is recovery-oriented and trauma-informed. Cascadia hires innovative, compassionate, and dedicated staff who are aligned with trauma-informed care, are committed to working effectively with diverse community populations, and expected to strengthen such capacity if hired.

The Program Manager II is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the crisis respite program including administrative residential operations, clinical supervision of staff, screening clients for admission, minimizing impacts on clients and referral sources when clients are not accepted into program, performing intakes, public presentations and other Public Relations activities, and overseeing day-to-day operations. In addition, the Program Manager II is required to ensure 24-hour accessibility of QMHP support to address program issues that may arise. This is a highly complex position in a fast-paced environment with competing demands from payers and various stakeholders.

Requires Master’s Degree in a behavioral science field from an accredited college or university. Demonstrate the competencies to become credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) as outlined in OAR 309-016-0005.
Incumbents with a CADC or working on a CADC credential preferred.
Bi-lingual candidates preferred.
Two to four years of experience in supervisory or management role required.
Professional experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness is preferred.
Specialized Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Understand recovery model, motivational interviewing, illness management and recovery, evidence based practices, and strength based case management philosophies and strategies. Operate computer hardware and software at a level needed to effectively perform job functions Enter data and retrieve data Prepare reports Other:
The Program Manager II will be expected to obtain a Director’s Designee Status as an incumbent.
Possess a valid driver’s license, three year driving history; clean driving record, ability to pass Driver Motor Vehicle (DMV) check and complete the Cascadia online Defensive Driving course.Ability to perform CPR, First Aid, and properly use AED equipment. CPR/ First Aid certifications are required and must remain current.

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Inquiries can be directed at John Renner at 503.552.6270

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