Kitsap County

Port Orchard , WA
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Kitsap County
Port Orchard, WA Full-time
Posted on April 3, 2019


Salary: $74,942.40 - $105,851.20 Annually
Location : WA 98366, WA
Job Type: Full Time (40 hrs/wk)
Department: Human Services
Job Number: 2019-01378

Make a difference in your community.
Become a part of the Kitsap County team!
Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live.
About the department:
The Kitsap County Human Services Department provides essential services that address individual and community needs, preserve the rights and dignity of those they serve, and promote the health and well-being of all Kitsap residents.

Kitsap Recovery Center (KRC), located in Port Orchard, provides both inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment services.

KRC is state-approved and utilizes the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) treatment criteria.  The facility houses 16 inpatient treatment beds and 16 withdrawal management beds. Employees include treatment staff, administrative support staff and two private consultants contracted to provide medical and dietary advice and assistance.

Annually, approximately 2,000 adult men and women receive chemical dependency treatment for drug and/or alcohol addiction. KRC serves primarily low-income and Medicaid-eligible clients. It also accepts clients with private insurance and provides information, education and referrals to all county residents.

• Inpatient treatment program (up to 60 days)
• Sub-acute detoxification services (varied length of stay)
• DSHS assessments and referrals (state-sponsored treatment)
• Case management services
• Drug Court outpatient chemical dependency treatment
• Programs for family members of in-patient clients
• Information and referrals
Summary of position:
We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Manager to join our team.  The Clinical Manager is responsible for planning, developing, and supervising the treatment programs of KRC.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge and ability to ensure compliance with legal regulations and quality assurance of treatment delivery standards.  Our new Manager will be able to serve as a key liaison to community services and develop effective working relationships with healthcare providers, social service providers, advisory councils, referral services, managed care, and insurance providers.  The incumbent will work closely with the Human Services Director to develop and administer the center's budget and in personnel administration matters.  Must have past experience and proven skill in daily supervision of staff, volunteers, and interns, as well as knowledge and ability to monitor clinical staff assessments, treatment plans, care, transfer, and discharge of clients to include quality control and monitoring for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. 




  • Bachelor's degree in Social Services, Human Services, or a closely related field AND
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in the chemical dependency field, including counseling, program planning, development and administration AND
  • At least one year of management or supervisory experience in a clinical setting supervising professional/certified staff
  • Must be a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP), registered and in good standing with Washington State Department of Health.
  • Must NOT have committed, permitted, aided or abetted in the commission of an illegal act or unprofessional conduct as defined by RCW 18.130.180.
  • Must meet the requirements to be an Approved Supervisor, as defined in WAC 246-811-049 and 246-809-134.
  • Master's degree in Social Services, Human Services, or closely related field
  • Direct administrative and operational experience in a residential treatment program
  • Experience supervising professional/certified staff in a residential inpatient, outpatient or detoxification program
If you use education to meet the requirements of the position, a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted prior to your first day of employment.  A copy of your CDP license must be submitted prior to your first day of employment.

Criminal Conviction Standards:
  • The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to a vulnerable adult or a vulnerable person. As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies.
Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: (Download PDF reader)

(The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
  • The duties in this position are performed in an office and a clinical setting, in a 24/7 facility
  • Work requires clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately both in-person and on the telephone
  • Work is subject to exposure to physical hazards such as: restricted work areas and body fluids requiring the use of safe biohazard and blood borne pathogen prevention methods
  • Incumbent may be exposed to violent or hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations within the facility



In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Supervise KRC clinical and treatment staff to include establishing work rules and performance standards; plan, organize, and review work; conduct and oversee performance evaluations; assess training needs and provide for development of staff; and initiate and implement disciplinary and termination actions.
  • Resolve staff and client grievances and address sensitive service complaints.
  • Resolve resolution of problems, complaints, or emergencies affecting the availability or quality of services.
  • Develop and maintain systems and records that provide for proper evaluation, control, and documentation of assigned operations.
  • Prepare or oversee the preparation of reports and statistical data.
  • Develop operational goals, policies, and program objectives consistent with procedures and guidelines outlined in Title 70 RCW, to insure the health and safety of clientele of the residential treatment program for drug and alcohol addiction, including dual diagnosis and mental health issues.  Provide guidance in interpretation of policies, codes, and regulations to staff.
  • Develop and implement the Intensive Inpatient, Crisis Triage, Detoxification and Outpatient programs in accordance with applicable requirements of 42CFR, Washington Administrative Code (WAC), and R.C.W. requirements. 
  • Revise clinical policies and programs in accordance with changes in these codes.
  • Maintain/update policy and procedure manual and assure staff adherence to WAC and RCW provisions.
  • Develop short and long-range plans, goals and objectives for assigned operations, including review and update of annual and five-year plans.
  • Analyze and recommend improvements to existing facilities, programs and physical operating systems. 
  • Coordinate assigned activities with other County departments and outside governmental and community agencies.




  • Who May Apply: This position is open to the general public.  Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms.  The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills.
  • This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • This position is non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual.
  • This position is classified as "at will".  Incumbent's continued employment is at the discretion of the Human Service Director.
  • Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. 
  • KRC is open 24/7/365.  Incumbent must be available to respond to emergencies as needed.
This position is open until filled.  The first screening of this position will take place the week of April 8, 2019, and weekly thereafter until filled.


Kitsap County
614 Division St, MS#23A

Port Orchard, Washington, 98366