Director of Behavioral Health

  • Full Time
  • Admin

The Director of Behavioral Health will lead our behavioral health integration within our primary care clinics.  The Director of Behavioral Health is also an important leader and partner to our community mental health partners providing specialty care.

Essential job duties:

  • Oversight and continued improvement of the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model in our primary care clinics, in partnership with other medical and operational leadership at NHC
  • Oversight of all clinical duties of all Behavioral Health Clinicians and staff at NHC, ensuring adherence to current clinical practice standards
  • Supervision and oversight of all aspects of clinical operations of Behavioral Health in alignment with NHC’s strategic plan and in partnership with medical and operational leaders at NHC
  • Collaboration with other NHC Directors and Executives to ensure strong, team-based care services and fully integrated inter professional primary care

Education and experience:

  • Doctor of Clinical Psychology (PsyD) degree/PhD/EdD and licensure in the state of Oregon as a psychologist OR licensed in Oregon as an independent clinical social worker or counselor
  • Registered (or committed to registering) as a clinical supervisor with the Oregon State Board of licensed social workers or licensed professional counselors and therapists
  • 4+ years in clinical practice in behavioral or mental health, preferably within a primary care practice setting.  Experience with FQHCs or community health a plus
  • 2+ years in a leadership role supervising behavioral health/mental health staff members
  • 2+ years of experience providing clinical supervision to relevant staff
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status or approved exception on file is required
  • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus


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