Job Postings

Health Clinical Supervisor 1

Marion County
Job Description

Health Clinical Supervisor 1



$37.56 - $50.27 Hourly


Salem, OR

Job Type

Full-time Regular

Job Number



Health and Human Services


HHS - BH - Adult Outpatient MH Svcs

Opening Date


Closing Date

11/8/2023 11:59 PM Pacific



Bargaining Unit



Marion County Health & Human Services is seeking an adaptable, positive, and collaborative Clinical Supervisor to join our team at Adult Behavioral Health! This position will oversee our Peer Support Services team, who use their lived experience with their own mental health recovery to support individuals who are diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illnesses. An ideal candidate would have experience working as a peer support specialist, have supervisory experience, be committed to fostering morale, and appreciate variety in their workday. Our agency offers great benefits, training, advancement opportunities, and is a qualifying site for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. If you want to be part of a dynamic supervisory team, while supporting our staff in delivering high quality behavioral health services, submit your application today!

Position provides direct clinical supervision of a specific, well-defined health department service area. Responsibilities include supervising staff and may include direct service delivery and include monitoring of financial and operational performance of service area in collaboration with department management.
Position works under the general supervision of another health department supervisor or manager.
Exercises full supervision over non-supervisory staff, interns and volunteers as assigned.

Typical Duties - Duties include, but are not limited to the following


  • Maintains responsibility for client services, including service development; service delivery; compliance with pay or requirements; staff workload and productivity; developing/implementing policies and procedures; monitoring service delivery; process development and quality improvement management; staff time studies; schedules, caseload assignments and work parameters. Responsible for clinical consultation; conducts clinical case reviews, develops clinical best practices and standards, provides clinical consultation with department services and community providers, and monitors clinical progress.
  • Works with the Program Supervisor to provide performance management, including recruitment and hiring; new employee orientation and training; performance evaluation; staff development; clinical supervision; discipline; and co-worker feedback.  Monitors staff productivity on a monthly basis. Develops and reviews with each staff person on a regular basis written productivity/performance expectations.
  • Provides administrative support to direct services staff; leave time approval and monitoring; initiating personnel actions; purchasing; risk management/employee safety; implementing county and department policy.
  • Provides for team development: how team members work together, conflict resolution; and delegation of hand-offs.  Demonstrates the ability and willingness to resolve personnel conflicts in an effective and helpful manner. Acts as “lead change agent” with teams. Maintains a positive attitude with firm and decisive leadership that conveys a clear direction of services, involving staff input and inspiring confidence and trust.
  • Maintains responsibility for monitoring any contracts/grants performance to assure compliance with requirements including service reports.
  • Provides consultation and liaison with other treatment providers and community partners to assure coordination of care and resource acquisition.  Attends meetings and appointments at a variety of community locations.
  • Completes reports and other clinical record documentation in a timely fashion. Participates on committees and task forces as required.  Provides training as requested. Assists in providing community interface; representative to interagency committees; liaison with state agencies; develop partnerships; coordinate services across agencies; market services. Travels by county or personal vehicle as required to participate in these activities.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned by your supervisor.
Response Level 1: In the event of an emergency, employee makes a reasonable effort to report to work. Employee may be required to perform duties outside of their regularly assigned duties. Employee may be requested to work an extended or flexible schedule. Due to regular assignment, employee may be assigned a leadership role in the provision of essential services or response functions. Staff at this response level must complete Incident Command System 100, 700, 200, and 800 on-line or in-person training.


Requirements for the Position


  1. Bachelor's degree in a specific, professional health field related to the position and four years of responsible, professional experience in the field related to the position; OR
  2. Master's degree in a specific, professional health field related to the position and two years of responsible, professional experience in the field related to the position; AND
  3. One year of supervisory, leadership, or coordination experience, such as training, scheduling, and reviewing work, providing guidance and technical expertise to others, providing input on performance evaluations and making recommendations in the hiring process; OR
  4. Any satisfactory combination of work, education, training, or experience relevant to the position, as determined by Marion County.
  • Must be self-identified as an individual who is currently or has formerly received mental health services.
  • Required to complete an approved Peer Support Specialist training within 6 months of hire.
  • Must be certified as a Traditional Health Worker (THW) within 6 months of hire.
  • Must possess a current Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) Qualified Mental Health Associate certification (QMHA) or register within 30 days of hire, and complete in accordance with MHACBO guidelines. See MHACBO website for requirements.
  • This position may be subject to the following:  Must not be excluded from participation in the federal health care programs (Medicaid, Medicare and other federally funded programs that provide health benefits); AND must not be excluded from participating in federal procurement (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and non-procurement activities (Executive Order No. 12549).
  • Must pass a criminal history background investigation; however, conviction of a crime may not necessarily disqualify an individual for this classification.
  • Must possess a current driver's license in the applicant's state of residence and an acceptable driving history. Marion County will obtain a copy of the driving record for all qualified applicants from Driver and Motor Vehicle Services and review the driving record according to the Marion County policy and procedure for Driving on County Business. The policy can be found at:
  • Must possess and maintain proof of personal automobile liability insurance, at a minimum, in the amount required by Oregon Law [ORS Chapter 806] as may be required to utilize personal vehicle.
  • This is a safety sensitive/special needs position. Final candidates selected for this position will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen, including testing for marijuana. The Marion County Drug and Alcohol Use and Testing Policy can be found at:
  • This assignment is not represented by a union.
  • This is a full-time position which is not eligible for overtime.
  • Typical work schedule is Monday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm; Tuesday through Friday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm, with flexibility depending on the needs of the department and program.
Working knowledge of principles and practices of specific service/treatment area or field.  Principles of clinical ethics, confidentiality and privacy; community resources and referral services; techniques in clinical supervision; and service monitoring practices.

Skills to apply service and treatment theories related to specific behavioral/mental health field(s) within various levels of service needs; diagnose, evaluate and implement treatment plans and monitor client progress toward established goals; analyze, evaluate and treat social, psychological, and physical factors affecting clients and their families; negotiate, compromise, facilitate, problem solve and provide conflict resolution; coach, mentor and train individuals and teams; develop and implement policies and procedures; effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Ability to Perform independently in a fast paced, team based environment; implement and monitor adherence to policies and procedures; support continuous quality improvement efforts; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees countywide, clients, government agencies, community groups/partners, and the public.

Operates a motor vehicle; sees using depth perception; stands; sits; moves about the work area; climbs 1 floor of stairs; lifts, pushes, pulls and carries items weighing up to 10 lbs.; operates a keyboard; speaks clearly and audibly; reads a 12-pt. font; hears a normal level of speech; works in areas that may be exposed to household cleaning supplies.


Additional Information and/or Attachments

Your well-being is important to us, and we offer a comprehensive benefits package. For those relocating from outside of Oregon, we provide the following relocation package:

  • Up to $3,000 reimbursement of moving expenses
  • Relocation bonus in the amount of $3,000 (prorated based on FTE) as a one-time payment upon proof of Oregon residency.
We offer the following retention bonus, prorated based on FTE:
  • $3,000 bonus after six months of continuous employment
  • $3,000 bonus after twelve months of continuous employment
We offer tuition assistance for employees interested in professional development towards a profession in behavioral health*
  • Up to $7,500 to reimburse for tuition, licensure and/or other educational expenditures. According to the Marion County policy Administrative policies regarding tuition payments. The policy can be found at:  Marion County Tuition Payment Policy 303
*  Requires a 2-year employment commitment.


Marion County is a qualifying public employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.  Through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, full-time employees working at the County may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan.  Questions about your loan eligibility should be directed to your loan servicer or the US Department of Education.

Applicants are eligible to use Veterans’ Preference when applying with Marion County in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230, and 408.235 and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015.  Preference will be awarded only if the applicant meets the minimum requirements of the position and attaches the required documentation at the time of application.


  • One of the following:
    • MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215); OR
    • Letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension; OR
    • Certification that discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions will take place not later than 120 days after the submission of the certificate.
  • In addition to one of the above documents, Disabled Veterans must also submit one of the following:
    • A copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs; OR
    • Certification that medical separation from active duty under honorable conditions will take place not later than 120 days after the submission of the certificate.

You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at

Marion County is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Veteran and Disability employer committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.

Contact Information
Other Postings