Associate Medical Director - Specialty Mental Health Services, PMHNP
Company: Central City Concern
Posted on: June 21, 2022
Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing
comprehensive services to single adults and families in the
Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and
addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet
our mission through innovative outcome-based strategies which
support personal and community transformation.
CCC is hiring an Associate Medical Director of Specialty Mental
Health Services, PMHNP
The Associate Medical Director (AMD) of Specialty Mental Health
Services is responsible for leading all mental health and
psychiatric services delivered at Central City Concern, in
partnership with their operational dyad-partner, the Senior
director of Specialty Mental Health Services and supported by the
Chief Medical Officer and Health Services Executive Leader.
Specialty Mental Health Services occur across multiple facilities
and clinical care teams within the Central City Concern continuum
of care. These facilities include CCC's Blackburn Center, Old Town
Clinic, Old Town Recovery Center and the Imani and Puentes
Culturally Specific programs.
The AMD is a member of the Health Services Leadership Team and will
provide leadership and co-create strategic vision surrounding the
operation of these mental health services programs and the
integration of service delivery across primary care and substance
use disorders services within CCC. This will be accomplished by
working in close and aligned partnership with the Health Services
Leadership Team, Executive Leadership Team and Operational partners
within the CCC Health Services Continuum. In addition, the AMD of
Mental Health Services will hold governance representation roles
supporting clinical quality, safety, clinical and professional
standards and support the privileging and credentialing of clinical
The AMD of Specialty Mental Health Services provides leadership and
mentoring to the Health Services clinical staff, participates and
leads clinical quality and peer review within the Mental Health
service-lines and partners with operational and quality team
leaders to maintain a posture of continuous quality improvement,
patient safety and compliance with clinical best-practices and
standards defined by payers and regulatory agencies. The AMD of
Specialty Mental Health Services also establishes and promotes the
professional, clinical, and ethical values and standards of Central
City Concern to which all clinical staff are expected to
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Clinical Activity and Leadership:
- Provides direct patient care five to six half-days per week in
a team setting 0.6 FTE Clinical and 0.4 FTE Leadership and
- Serves as the primary clinical leader for psychiatric providers
and other mental health clinical staff at Old Town Recovery Center,
Imani and Puentes programs and other service-line identified
programs, including availability for brief clinical consultation,
provision of clinical teaching, and the modeling of exemplary
- Participates with Health Services leadership to develop an
integrated mental health service-line that will evolve to the
clinical supervision and leadership of Licensed Medical Providers
(LMP's) and mental Health clinical staff at the Blackburn Center
and Old Town Clinic.
- Support credentialing and privileging process as guided by
CCC's HR and Compliance division for all direct reports and
service-line specific roles and candidates pursuant to CCC's
credentialing and privileging Policy.
M anagement and Supervision of Licensed Medical Providers providing
Mental Health Services:
- Manages and supervises additional mental health licensed
medical providers as service-line integration is achieved resulting
in a coordinated LMP team of Psychiatrists and PMHNPs providing
Specialty Mental Health services throughout the CCC continuum.
Supports staff development, in-service training and performance
- In partnership with the senior Director and the Recruitment
Division, ensures the availability of adequate psychiatric
staffing. Oversees recruitment, evaluation and retention of all
Specialty Mental Health service-line LMP's.
- In partnership with Health Services leaders supports and
ensures Specialty Mental Health service-line LMP's meet clinical
productivity targets, while maintaining excellent quality of care
and appropriate work-life balance.
Assurance of Quality and Safety of Clinical Care
- Support, in partnership with the Senior Director and the
- The development and authorization of all psychiatric practice
guidelines, policies and protocols for Central City Concern.
- The development of and ongoing improvements OTRC's Electronic
- Support and lead the implementation of clinical evidence-based
practices and best practices.
- Support guidelines for safe and effective prescribing practices
for the Mental Health Service line and serves in support of all
service-lines for CCC's Health Services.
- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) licensed to practice in
The State of Oregon.
- Must have full prescriptive powers in Oregon with a DEA
- Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by
- Minimum five years' experience in providing psychiatric care
for individuals with serious mental illness.
- Minimum two years' experience supervising and consulting in a
psychiatric clinic setting.
- Current CPR certification
- Will be required to carry an agency cell phone for work use.
Cell phone will be provided by Central City Concern.
- Must possess a current driver's license, access to a vehicle,
qualify as an Acceptable Driver as designated in Central City
Concern's Fleet Safety policy. Must pass an initial drivers
training within 60 days of being an approved driver and continued
recertification training. Must maintain vehicle insurance coverage
of a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 personal auto liability
- Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB Test, and background
check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check
Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits
package to our employees:
- Generous paid time off plan which provides up to 4 weeks of PTO
accrual in the first year. Accrual increases with longevity.
- Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with competitive
- 10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the
- Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance
- Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term
This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work
performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory
of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the
As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and
commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes
post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow
Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those
legal at the state level.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Associated topics: addiction, adult, behavioral health, behavioral
healthcare, family, mental health, msw, rww, social service,
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