Psychologist – Clinical Director

Portland Mental Health & Wellness is a thriving private practice and training practice with two locations in NE and SE Portland. We are a collaboration of psychologists, psychiatric prescribers, counselors and our trainees. We emphasize a focus on relating with the person first and foremost and addressing diagnosis and treatment from within the relationship.

Clinical staff can expect a professional, collegial and relational environment in which we strive to be collaborative, creative and supportive across disciplines. We prioritize opportunities for formal and informal consultation and have administrative support systems in place that allow us to focus primarily on meeting with our patients.

We strongly emphasize trauma informed care, cultural competency, establishing comfort and safety for patients, and on coordination of care with primary care doctors, specialists, pediatricians, schools, and other mental health clinicians.

Population

We work with adolescents and adults who primarily present with depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, and substance disorders. We see patients with both commercial insurance and Medicaid. All patients are served in our SE Division and NE Sandy office locations.

Responsibilities as Psychologist

  • The therapist works with our staff of licensed mental health providers as well as trainees to provide comprehensive mental health care.
  • The therapist collaborates with community partners, colleagues, and patients to provide patient-centered, strengths-based, individualized and tailored care.
  • The therapist maintains an average weekly schedule of 18 clinical contact hours per week.
  • The therapist participates in weekly two hour consultation group.
  • The therapist completes all clinical documentation on time and completely.

Responsibilities as Clinical Director

  • Create weekly management reports that summarize clinician caseloads, to do lists, and documentation status.
  • Conduct clinical chart reviews for documentation compliance
  • Participate in weekly management team meetings.
    • Contribute to program developments
    • Represent voice of clinicians in decision making process
    • Ownership of projects
  • Participate in weekly clinical director meetings. 
  • Attend and facilitate as needed weekly consultation meetings
  • Conduct and document quarterly reviews for clinicians.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7 or more years postgraduate experience providing mental health services
  • Experience with management and clinical supervision
  • Doctorate degree in a psychology – PhD or PsyD.
  • Current, unrestricted license to practice Psychology in Oregon (Ph.D./Psy.D.).
  • National Provider Identification number (NPI) prior to start date of employment.
  • Commitment to working collaboratively with staff of diverse backgrounds, training, and levels of experience and to promoting teamwork in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and positively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated capacity for working in a paperless environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the preservation of a workplace which embraces diversity.

Specific Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment utilizing DSM-5, but also able to conceptualize patients from a biopsychosocial perspective and think relationally in clinical work.
  • Willing to embrace cultural humility and self-reflection as vital aspects of clinical work and collegial/interprofesional  interaction.
  • Familiarity with Feedback Informed Treatment
  • Experience in treatment of PTSD and complex trauma, Depression and Anxiety Presentations, and personality or character adaptation presentations.
  • Skills in case management and coordination with multidisciplinary teams in order to meet environmental needs of clients.
  • Experience and training in the use of evidence based and trauma informed therapies for children, families, and/or individual adults.
  • Computer skills for efficient use of Electronic Health Records systems, HIPAA compliant communication, use of Google Suite.
  • Competency in working with a diverse client population, including clients from a wide range of socioeconomic backgrounds, religious minority clients, clients from communities of color, and sexual minority, transgender and gender non-binary clients.
  • Understanding of professional ethics in regard to professional boundaries, client confidentiality, abuse reporting, safety concerns, and hospitalizations.
  • Advanced skills in rapport building, collaboration, professional communication, and navigating a variety of professional, peer, and client relationships.
  • Proficient in Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment utilizing DSM-5, but also able to conceptualize patients from a biopsychosocial perspective and think relationally in clinical work.
  • Willing to embrace cultural humility and self-reflection as vital aspects of clinical work and collegial/interprofesional  interaction.

Compensation:

Compensation for the provision of clinical services is based on commission dependent upon productivity. In addition to commission compensation for clinical services, the clinical director receives a base salary for the responsibilities of the role.

Portland Mental Health & Wellness offers a competitive benefits package for full time employees that includes:

  • Paid sick time (40 hrs to start)
  • Paid holidays
  • Health and dental insurance for full time clinicians
  • 401K retirement with 3-4% company match once eligible
  • Loan repayment program opportunity through the Oregon Office of Rural Health
  • Annual CE allowance
  • Opportunities for provision of supervision and training
  • Quarterly bonus
  • Unlimited time off
  • Free coffee from a local coffee shop
  • 20% discount on vitamins & supplements through Wellevate
  • Weekly consultation groups
  • Monthly happy hour and other extracurricular activities

Start date dependent upon insurance credentialing status and may take between 1-4 months. You can learn more about our practice at portlandmh.com.  Positions are available at our  Sandy Blvd. location.

For immediate consideration, please submit a CV and cover letter to brad@portlandmh.com

Portland Mental Health is an equal opportunity employer. We support and encourage diversity.