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Associate Director of Behavioral Health Quality and Clinical Services

Kodiak, AK, USA | Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Biotech/R&D/Science
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Under the general supervision of the Behavioral Health Director, provides clinical supervision for all providers within the department. Is responsible for implementation of outcomes program for the department. Ensures quality of clinical care delivery.


Required Skills


The following duties are not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by this position. Other duties as assigned.


Support the organization’s mission and goals, quality standards, and patient-centered medical home philosophy. Embrace KANA’s culture of serving the whole person through our provision of services. Incorporate KANA’s core values of Courtesy, Caring, Respect, Sharing, and Pride in all activities and decisions.

Uphold KANA’s Code of Ethics by conducting professional activities with honesty, integrity, respect, fairness, and good faith in a manner that reflects positively upon the organization.

Oversees all clinical work that occurs in the clinic, including BHCs on the medical teams, SUD providers, MH providers, and village-based BHAs.

Provides individual and group clinical supervision, to include licensure/certification supervision.

Designs and implements BH Outcomes Program; incorporates outcomes data into supervision to continuously improve client care; utilizes outcomes data to guide the department in clinical practices and to identify training needs.

Collaborates with Quality Management staff to develop and implement a sustainable outcomes program for the department while also incorporating any Federal, State, and/or AAAHC requirements; monitors fidelity to identified best practices; provides feedback to direct service providers and clinical supervisors regarding outcomes processes and results.

Ensures all clinical practice is informed by current research in psychology/counseling; works with providers to develop/establish theoretical orientation/approaches.

Evaluates usefulness of evidence-based practices (EBPs) in the treatment setting; works to identify practice-based evidences (PBEs) that are culturally and individually appropriate for KANA’s clientele.

Provides and applies information and insights from the social and behavioral science literature to onsite training within the department regarding research, psychological trends, best practices, DSM-5 diagnostics, and other relevant clinical issues.

Creates and refines all clinical flow/processes.

Researches and compiles narrative and statistical reports and other documentation as indicated by Behavioral Health Director and Health Administrator.

Strategizes on and implements BH crisis response KANA-wide.

Works with the clinical team on client triage and appropriate client placement.

Attends all required staff and supervision meetings and department-wide training.

Offers input to BH Director regarding policy and procedures related to clinical practice.


Supervisory Responsibilities


Provides Clinical Supervision to all BH providers in the department.


Required Experience


Doctoral Degree from an accredited university in psychology, counseling, or related field. 

State of Alaska licensure as psychologist is required.

Three years’ supervisory experience; familiarity with/use of clinical supervision models.

Five years’ work experience in a behavioral health setting; familiarity with integrative care models preferred.

Familiarity with the Behavioral Health Aide model preferred.

Experience implementing and utilizing outcomes programming strongly preferred.

Experience with Electronic Health Records, Database, Internet, Spreadsheet, and Word Processing software.


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