Muckleshoot Indian Tribe

  • Mental Health Manager

    Job Location US-WA-Auburn
    # of Openings
    Pay Grade
    Contract - DOE
    Hiring Manager Title
    Health Division Director

    This position oversees the clinical and administrative functions of the Adult Mental Health Program in the Behavioral Health department, engaging in practices to enhance current services and developing new mental health programs to meet the ongoing needs of Muckleshoot Tribal members.


    1. Oversees the clinical and administrative functions of the mental health program in the Behavioral Health department and is responsible as the agency Administrator for the mental health program to the Washington State Department of Behavioral Health and Recovery.


    1. Ensures compliance with all relevant mental health contracts.


    1. Monitors the program’s adherence to all Federal, State, County, and Tribal laws and regulations.


    1. Manages the annual Family Violence Prevention budget ensuring compliance to pertinent Tribal policy.


    1. Engages in quality improvement practices to enhance current services. Ensures compliance with AAAHC around quality improvement.


    1. Develops systems to track outcomes of services provided by the mental health therapists.


    1. Works with the Mental Health Supervisor to develop new mental health programs to meet the ongoing needs of Muckleshoot Tribal members.


    1. Provides a full spectrum of mental health counseling to adult clients using evidenced based treatment modalities.


    1. Because of the Tribe’s commitment to community service and the well-being of its members, each employee may be expected to perform a wide range of office and field duties from time to time. Such duties may or may not be related to their regular responsibilities.


    Required: Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a related behavioral science discipline from an accredited college or university, five (5) years direct clinical experience, four (4) years supervisory/management experience in the behavioral health field. experience,


    Preferred: Two (2) years of experience working with Native American population.



    Knowledge of: Mental health treatment, evidenced based modalities, intergenerational trauma, domestic violence, and residential services; Code of ethics, Confidentiality and privacy principles; HIPAA laws/regulations with regard to protected health information (PHI); Applicable laws and regulations governing mental health treatment in Washington State; Washington State and County governing systems and monitoring relevant contract compliance; Supervision and management models; Native American culture and how culture pertains to treatment.


    Skill in: Providing leadership through coaching, mentoring, and providing feedback to direct reports; Developing and writing policies and procedures for social service and/or medical facilities; Communicating in both oral and written forms; Mediation and conflict resolution techniques; Evaluating clinical documentation including assessments, progress notes, treatment plans, screening tools, and all other required paperwork within the mental health field; Utilizing computers for developing documents, recording data, researching, and communicating with staff.


    Ability to: Give oral presentations effectively and facilitate various meetings; Provide clinical consultations for staff.


    The employee is continually required to hear, frequently required to talk, use hands to grasp, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is required to sit, stand, walk, bend at the waist, and pull/reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move at least 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.

    Licenses or Certifications Required

    Requires a current and valid Washington State license as either a Mental Health Professional (including Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) or Clinical Psychologist. A current and valid Washington State Driver’s license is required.


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