SW WA Manager of Behavioral Health

Cascade AIDS Project | Vancouver, WA

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Posted Date 11/11/2022

Job Location: SW Washington Office - Vancouver, WA

Position Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $72,000.00 Salary/year

Cascade AIDS Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. People of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, as well as a Federally Qualified Health Center (Look-A-Like) that provides the LGBTQ+ community and beyond with compassionate healthcare. CAP’s mission is to promote well-being and advance equity by providing inclusive health and wellness services for LGBTQ+ people, people affected by HIV, and all those seeking compassionate care. To learn more about us at www.capnw.org, www.prismhealth.org, and www.ourhouseofportland.org

CAP is excited to announce that we are currently hiring for Manager of SW Washington Behavioral Health. This position leads and supports the Behavioral Health Program in SW Washington in a manner consistent with the agency’s mission, equity statement, strategic plan, and budget. The Manager of SW Washington Behavioral Health is integral in developing and expanding the new SW Washington Behavioral Health program.

The Manager of SW Washington Behavioral Health is also responsible for providing comprehensive, client focused mental health assessment and treatment utilizing individual, group, and family modalities to LGBTQ+ clients; people affected and infected with HIV/AIDS; and the community at large in Clark County and the surrounding SW Washington service areas. In conjunction with the Director of SW Washington Services and SW Washington clinic staff, as well as the CAP Prism Health Director of Behavioral Health and Director of Healthcare Operations, this position works to ensure comprehensive and coordinated care is delivered to the patient population in SW Washington. This individual will operate in accordance with the established profession.

This is a full-time position which reports to the Director of SW Washington Services and will work closely with Prism Health’s Director of Behavioral Health. This individual will work at CAP’s Vancouver office. Travel throughout the county as well as evening and weekend work are occasionally required.

COMPENSATION: $72,000, exempt

Successful candidates will have:

  • Ability to work independently with accountability, exercise sound judgment and discretion
  • Exemplary customer service as well as written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong initiative and self-starter with the ability to effectively solve problems


CAP is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.

Any non-temporary full-time or part-time employee (working .5FTE or greater) is considered eligible for the benefits below:

Vacation + Leave + Other

  • 16 days of paid vacation (128 hours) each year for the first two years of employment
  • 21 days of paid vacation (168 hours) each year of employment beginning in year three
  • 12 days of paid health leave per year
  • 12.4 paid holidays per year
  • Longevity bonus – two weeks of paid leave on the fourth anniversary, must be used within two years after the date awarded. Additional longevity bonuses are awarded at eight-year and 12-year anniversaries
  • Continue Education Reimbursement
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Pre-Tax Transportation Program


  • 401(k) Plan – CAP matches employee contributions up to 3% of salary, this benefit includes on-call and per diem staff

Health Coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account to set aside employee pre-tax dollars for unreimbursed medical and dependent expenses.
  • Medical and vision insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for employee (Kaiser Permanente)
  • Dental insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for employee (Lincoln or Willamette Dental)
  • Voluntary supplemental vision insurance (Lincoln)
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP)

Life Insurance + Disability + Family Leave

  • Life Insurance ($100,000) and AD&D insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for the employee (Mutual of Omaha)
  • Long term disability insurance (Mutual of Omaha)
  • Short term disability insurance (Mutual of Omaha)

Loan Forgiveness Programs – Employees are eligible to apply to the following programs

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program (licensed and unlicensed providers)
  • Scholars for a Healthy Oregon Initiative (SHOI) Program


  • Unrestricted license to practice in the State of Washington (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or PsyD)
  • Two (2) years or more experience in providing behavioral health services and two (2) years or more experience in behavioral health program development, management, and staff supervision
  • Strong understanding of issues of particularly relevant to LGBTQ+ people
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing equity and inclusion in workplace or community settings
  • Sensitivity to, interest in, and competence in cultural differences, HIV/AIDS, minority health, sexual practices, chemical dependency, and a demonstrated competence in working with persons of color, and gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender community
  • Experience working in an electronic medical record
  • Demonstrated progressive advancement in managerial/administrative position, particularly in the healthcare field
  • Must possess sound business judgment, exercise professional conduct, understand and follow business ethics and standards, and maintain a high level of confidentiality in all duties
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of clinical, counseling, and rehabilitation or health psychology
  • Knowledge of community resources and referral agencies
  • Knowledge of group dynamics
  • Skill of psychotherapy as well as brief consultations and interventions
  • Skill in interviewing and communicating to elicit information and cooperation from patients
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, staff, and the public
  • Ability to evaluate, diagnose, treat, patients in an outpatient setting as well as triage high acuity patients for possible involuntary hospitalization
  • Ability to engage in equity and inclusion initiatives and discussions in the workplace, including but not limited to engaging in workshops, team and department meetings, and critical discussions for how CAP can better support the communities we serve


  • Experience with Epic electronic health record preferred
  • Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) certification in the State of Washington
  • Experience working with patients of all ages (pediatric to geriatric)
  • Experience working with people living with HIV/AIDS and/or knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention issues
  • Experience working with hard-to-reach communities (rural areas, high risk populations, etc.)
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain professional relationships across a multicultural spectrum of organizations and professionals
  • Previous experience with development and oversight of policies and procedures, preferably in a clinical or medical setting
  • Willingness to accommodate provider services outside the normal business hours
  • Lived experience of systemic oppression and non-dominant cultures. We encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, and other people of color; transgender, non-binary, and other LGBTQ+ people; and people with disabilities, including HIV
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing equity and inclusion in workplace or community settings

CAP cares about the safety of our team members and clients. All new employees are required to provide proof of vaccination status to HR at the time of hire (unless a documented medical or religious exemption is requested and approved). Employees not subject to a state or federal vaccine mandate will be required to undergo regular testing for COVID 19 at no cost to the employee.

Listing Type
Healthcare | Management | Nonprofit
Position Type
Full Time
Employer Type
Direct Employer
$72,000.00 Salary/year
Salary Type

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