Clinical Supervisor, LCSW

Squaxin Island Tribe   Shelton, WA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on September 14, 2022

Squaxin Island Tribe

Job Description


Job Title: Clinical Supervisor, LCSW

Department: Health Services

Reports To: HHS Director  

FLSA Status: Exempt

TS Range: TS 12/13 ($40.79)  

Opening Date: June 10 , 2022

Closing Date:       Until Filled 



The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for clinical oversight of the Behavioral Health (BH) program of Health and Human Services (HHS). This position will work in conjunction with the HHS Operations Manager under the supervision of the HHS Director to ensure quality healthcare for the community.  This position provides clinical direction and recommendations to the BH team members including supervision as required by licensure.  Along with the BH Office Manager, this position will create opportunities for community health education through outreach and other community activities. This position will promote and support collaborative care with other HHS and tribal departments. This position may also include providing direct care services to patients as necessary.



  • Comprehensive psychosocial assessment of assigned patients
  • Case consultations and management
  • Accurate and timely documentation of assessments and care per accreditation standards, billing requirements, and regulatory statutes
  • Development of service plans
  • Confidentiality of all client information and records
  • Systems advocacy and intervention
  • Documentation for billing purposes
  • Information and referral to appropriate community resources
  • Participation in departmental and tribal initiatives in community health education and outreach
  • Participation in wellness teams including collaborative patient management
  • Provide services that are culturally appropriate
  • Identify community health needs and create plans or projects to meet those needs 
  • Participate in quality improvement projects
  • Other duties as required



  • Provide clinical supervision and recommendations to the behavioral health team to provide quality care
  • Plan for implementation of co-occurring services
  • Recommend continued education for staff in behavioral health and any required trainings 
  • Ensure continued clinical competency of staff  
  • Assist in recruitment, training, and mentoring new staff
  • Coordinates peer review process and case consultation for providers
  • Participate in updating policies and procedures for the department, including safety plans


QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Demonstrated professional ethics and integrity;
  • Protects all aspects of client information and maintains professional boundaries;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; 
  • Ability to work cooperatively with Tribal community;
  • Ability to forge productive relationships with consultants and external partners;
  • Proficient in the use of the computer, Microsoft Word, Excel;
  • Collect data accurately and in a timely manner; 
  • Experience working with Native American communities preferred.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  A Master of Social Work degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education AND 4 years of full-time professional social work experience, 2 years of which must have been in a healthcare setting

Must have additional 2 years of providing clinical supervision. 


LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical manuals and patient records. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, co-workers, and public groups. 


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to understand with mathematical concepts such statistics.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Basic accounting skills.


REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several concrete variables. Must have the ability to work with and relate to individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds. Must understand the ethical implications and patient confidentiality issues involved in this line of work, particularly in a small community. Must understand and accept their relationship and boundaries with patients and other staff members.  


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must be registered as a licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker.   All certifications must be without restrictions and has been in good standing for the last 2 years. Must successfully pass a background check. Must have a valid Washington State Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribe’s plan.


 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision and peripheral vision.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level is the work environment is usually moderate.


CONFIDENTIALITY: Must maintain the utmost strict confidentiality in all work, cases and files pertaining to projects and activities of this position. Any violation of this matter will result in termination of employment.  


DRUG FREE WORKPLACE: The successful candidate will be required to have a urinalysis for drug and alcohol screening in accordance with the Tribe’s Drug Free Workplace Policy.


INDIAN PREFERENCE: Indian Preference will be exercised in the hiring of this position in accordance with the Tribe’s Personnel Policies.


TO APPLY: Submit. application packets including a resume and cover letter to  Contact, Human Resources for more information: 360-432-3865.