Coordinator- CFS East – Redmond, WA

Management

posted on June 14, 2017

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Full time position with full benefits (Redmond). The Coordinator, in conjunction with the Program Manager, is responsible for clinical and administrative supervision of the Child and Family Services Program.  The Coordinator will provide clinical supervision to staff and interns.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist in the overall management and administration of the program, in conjunction with the Program Manager.
  • Hire, train, and supervise staff. Assist in developing and maintaining a clinical team able to provide effective Mental Health plus Substance Use Disorder Treatment to clients in program.
  • Provide ongoing clinical and administrative supervision to program staff. Monitor and evaluate staff performance.
  • Assist the Program Manager to ensure delivery of quality clinical work in the program. Participate on teams, as directed, to maintain clinically-sound practices in the program.
  • In conjunction with the Program Manager, ensure appropriate and timely disposition of all clients applicable for outpatient level of care.
  • Maintain responsibility for timely completion of paperwork. Maintain adherence to and compliance with agency, WAC, Behavioral Health Organization, State Mental Health, and Substance Use Disorder guidelines.
  • Provide direct services as appropriate.
  • Respond to program emergencies as necessary.
  • Develop short- and long-range plans for the program in conjunction with the Program Manager.
  • Work collaboratively with other systems in joint program development and maintenance in conjunction with the Program Manager.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with other systems and agencies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Understand recovery concepts in behavioral health.
  • Apply recovery concepts, as appropriate.
  • Synthesize and demonstrate recovery concepts.

SKILLS:

  • The Coordinator must have knowledge of a variety of treatment modalities, systems theory and management styles.
  • Knowledge of mental health, Substance Use Disorder, and service delivery system is required in both the operation of the program and the maintenance of community relations.
  • Must have the ability to work cooperatively with a variety of systems including community representatives and parents/caregivers.
  • Preferably obtains some knowledge of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder outpatient services, brief treatment, collaborative programming with education, community support, crisis intervention, substance use disorder treatment, and the community in order to provide adequate direction and supervision.
  • Experience working with ethnically-diverse populations from a range of economic backgrounds required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directly supervises employees in program.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include clinical supervision, interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a counseling-related field required.
  • Direct-service Substance Use Disorder experience preferred.
  • Supervision experience required.
  • Must have knowledge and training in designated program area, supervision and administration.
  • Must be able to obtain a WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within the first 30 days of hire.
  • Mental Health Professional status required.
  • Full State licensure (as LMHC, LICSW or LMFT) and Chemical Dependency Professional preferred.
  • Must have WA state driver’s license and insurable driving record as well as reliable transportation.

Salary = DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Kim Townley-Clayton or Alexis Owens, Job #17-105, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to KimT@smh.org or

Financial Accounting Manager, Seattle, WA

Management

posted on May 9, 2017

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The employee in this position is responsible for all activities of General Ledger Accounting, Cash Receipts, Contract and Grants, and Fixed Asset functions for Sound Mental Health under the direction of the Director of Accounting.  This includes the general ledger analysis and reconciliation work necessary for the production of financial statements.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide functional area supervision and training to Financial Accounting staff.
  • Generate monthly financial statements, prepare variance analysis and narrative, and present packet to the Director of Accounting and the CFO.
  • Generate monthly program financial statements, distribute to program managers, assist program managers in reviewing their financials, make any corrections as needed, and help implement proactive and preventative measures to ensure accuracy.
  • Prepare and record journal entries.
  • Complete account reconciliations on a monthly basis. Identify and correct reconciliation issues in a timely manner.
  • Provide various recurring and/or ad hoc financial reports.
  • Ensure the organization is fully prepared for its annual financial audit and participate appropriately throughout the audit.
  • Prepare the annual Form 990 tax filing.
  • File reports with regulatory agencies.
  • Assist with the budgeting process.
  • Act as a technical resource for non-accounting staff.
  • Add vendors and accounts to Microsoft Dynamics GP, noting reasonableness of vendors and appropriateness of accounts.
  • Coordinate journal entry posting from staff credit cards and follow up on receipts. Make credit card purchases according to staff requests.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise daily activities and work of Financial Accounting staff. Hire and train new employees and conduct performance appraisals.

Skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP (or related) automated accounting systems, Excel, and Word.
  • Accuracy in keyboard and ten-key.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and extensive accounting and analysis experience.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to provide guidance to others involved in a problem-solving process.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, manage multiple duties and priorities, and maintain high standards of accuracy, productivity, and confidentiality.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business contracts and/or grants, spreadsheets, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business/accounting required.
  • At least five (5) years related experience required.
  • Designation of CPA preferred.

Salary = DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Shirley Soderman or Alexis Owens, Job #17-084, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to or

Housing Operations Coordinator, Cap Hill or Tukwila, WA

Management

posted on May 5, 2017

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This position is responsible for overall management of housing portfolio owned, operated and/or managed by Sound Mental Health.  The Coordinator is responsible to promote a “sense of community” among residents, work to solve housing related problems, enforce housing rules and facilitate a responsible and positive environment in the Sound Housing portfolio. The Coordinator maintains a positive attitude in stressful situations and is available to troubleshoot after hours and on weekends.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee, mentor and coach Sound Housing Services Staff duties are complete and in accordance with SMH policy and procedure.
  • Identify agency and consumer housing needs and resources; assess properties for housing in an effort to increase SMH affordable housing stock opportunities; reporting back to programs and management.
  • Market housing internally and externally to recruit potential applicants. Review applications, manage applicant waitlists, select tenants and process new move-in paperwork efficiently.
  • Perform rent collections; process payment plans issues late notices and evictions as warranted.
  • Working knowledge of HUD 202 and PRAC 811 properties and Tax Credit Properties.
  • Coordinates moving of tenants in and out of units.
  • Maintain electronic and/or hardcopy confidential housing files for each tenant in accordance with funders, regulations and policies.
  • Act as housing liaison between tenant and Landlords responding to calls from Landlords or housing authorities regarding tenant behavior.
  • Appropriately handle housing problems through calls to clinicians, program managers, direct visits, warning letters, landlord tenant notices and evictions as necessary.
  • Inspects units and performs periodic preventative maintenance checks; arrange maintenance/facility requests for housing units, as needed.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with community agencies, DSHS personnel, Housing Authorities and other stakeholders.
  • Develops and implements housing policies and procedures.
  • Attend community and housing meetings to network and develop/maintain resource files.
  • Works well with a diverse group of people from a broad variety of social, economic, racial, ethnic and cultural levels including low income persons.
  • Reviews the possibility of mediation and or conciliation and conducts conciliation where possible
  • Assures compliance with state Landlord-Tenant Act; Federal and local fair housing acts and other applicable laws.

Skills:

  • Strong commitment to working on behalf of homeless individuals with a mental illness, substance use disorders and criminal histories.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner on behalf of Sound Mental Health
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field required with five years experience or related health care experience.
  • Experience working in the field of housing is preferred.
  • Experience working with homeless, chemically addicted or similar population is a plus.
  • Must obtain a WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within 30 days of hire
  • WDL, insurable driving record and reliable transportation necessary

Salary = DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Alexis Owens or Robert Holm, Job #17-082 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to or