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Mental Health Shift Supervisor (32hrs/wk, Swing Thurs/Fri, Day Sat/Sun ) - Youth Inpatient Unit at Kitsap Mental Health Services

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Bremerton, Washington

Job Description:

KMHS is Kitsap’s nonprofit, designated community mental health provider for adults with acute and/or chronic serious mental illnesses, and children with serious emotional disturbances and their families. During 2016, KMHS provided services to more than 6,800 children and adults. On WA’s beautiful Kitsap Peninsula, offers easy access to both the pristine wilderness of the Olympic Peninsula and the big-city lights and culture of Seattle. We offer competitive salary, benefits & a positive work environment. Inpatient, residential, and outpatient treatment services offer evidence-based treatment, using trauma informed care to help people reach their recovery goals. We offer whole person care through mental health and substance use treatment and care management, close care coordination with on-campus and community-based primary care providers, and with partner PCHS, now offer dental care to KMHS clients and the community. Many community partners assure people receive behavioral health care in the right place, in the right way, at the right time. Together we are weaving a web that connects emergency room and hospitals, substance abuse treatment, and primary care providers; creates partnerships for early intervention at home and school, supports multiple law enforcement, jail, and justice endeavors, and works to ensure housing, food, and other social supports together with social service agencies and community collaborations. The Kitsap Mental Health Services community fosters a culture of hope and empowerment through a safe, welcoming environment, compassionate relationships, and a commitment to respecting life experiences. KMHS is a tobacco/smoke-free and scent-free facility


To coordinate and monitor all shift activities. To make shift staffing and program assignments. To implement resident-client treatment plans under the supervision of the Program Manager. To assume major responsibility for ensuring a safe and structured treatment milieu. To serve as team leader/supervisor.

To improve the operations of KMHS in support of its stated mission. To provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external customers.


  • Assist in implementing goals and maintain a meaningful management information system.

  • Participate in program activities as required.

  • Participate in milieu, group, and family therapy sessions as requested.

  • Assist clinical staff in developing and implementing treatment plans as needed.

  • Conduct intakes and discharges as appropriate.

  • Participate in court hearings as appropriate.

  • Maintain the facility in a safe, orderly, clean and lawful manner and ensure that the unit is in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and contract requirements.

  • Assure completion and submission of all appropriate paperwork during shift in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Coordinate and monitor team meetings and shift-change reports.

  • Schedule staffing coverage for shift.

  • Serve as on-call coverage when needed.

  • Support and comply with the KMHS affirmative action program.

  • Monitor and order supplies as needed.

  • Provide transportation for clients as needed.

  • Recruit, hire, and develop qualified staff including ongoing coaching and conducting performance appraisals.

  • In addition to the above, any other responsibilities appropriate to the position and not specifically listed in the job description.


Bachelor's degree required. Psychology, social services, or a related field preferred; minimum of two-year experience working with clients with mental illness required.; valid Washington Drivers License and reliable, insured transportation required. Supervisory experience preferred.


While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger or handle, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk or listen and lift up to 50 pounds. Peripheral vision is also required for this position.

A fair degree of flexibility and strength is required in this position due to the infrequent, yet essential, `take downs` on the unit.

GRADE:  120

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Exempt (Full-time), Non-Exempt (Part-time)

POSITION LOCATION:  5455 Almira Drive NE