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compensation: Depends on education and experience
employment type: full-time

General Responsibilities: The Behavioral Health Director is the key management leader of Sunrise Community Behavioral Health (SCBH). The Director is responsible for overseeing the Administration and Clinical operations and programs of the organization in order to provide services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness and/or have significant difficulties in doing day-to-day tasks, to support their efforts to live independently in the community. Manage a multi-discipline team. Provide clinical supervision and consultation, on-site coverage, and crisis intervention when necessary. Spearhead and manage the development and implementation of new business opportunities. The position reports directly to the CEO.


Manage Clinical Directors, Clinical Supervisors, Quality Assurance Manager, Administrative Supervisor and Medical Director. Interview, hire, orient, train, assign, evaluate, and manage performance and behavior

Financial Performance:

Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.
Must have budgeting, financial reporting, and contract negotiating and analysis experience.

Organization Mission:

Responsible for the enhancement of SCBH’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.


Manage Sunrise outpatient clinical treatment, emphasizing a positive approach that promotes self-directed care, respect, recovery, and hope.
Develop appropriate short term and long-term objectives, strategies, standards, and performance evaluations for Sunrise Mental Health clinical operations.
Coordinate services with community and regulatory agencies such as North Sound Mental Health Administration (NSMHA), Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, (DSHS), county government agencies, the courts, and others.
Must have change/project management skills.
Provide direct supervision of assigned staff including observation of performance and feedback to staff, consultation about development of treatment programs, and annual performance reviews and development plans.

Essential Requirements:

Education: Master’s degree in behavioral science or related field; and meet educational and training requirements for designation as a Mental Health Professional (MHP)
Experience: Five years of experience in a Behavioral Health Care setting, including supervisory and/or management experience in a Behavioral health setting, and significant experience with adults with persistent and complex Behavioral health issues. Experience working with adults who have chemical dependency issues.
Licensure/Certification: Washington State LMHC, LMFT, LICSW or equivalent required.
DSHS background clearance required.
Current valid Washington State Driver’s License.


Dependent on experience and education with competitive benefits.

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post id: 6896372367


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