DSHS BHA Psychology Services Supervisor

US Government, Dept. of Social and Health Services

We’re looking to hire a Psychology Services Supervisor at Olympic Heritage Behavioral Health, a psychiatric facility in Tukwila, Washington. Our recent acquisition of the former Cascade Behavioral Health, which closed and ceased operations earlier this year, is a vital step in our commitment to examining a wide range of options to help us positively impact the needs of people awaiting behavioral health treatment.


Olympic Heritage Behavioral Health (OHBH) is committed to patient care, and we strive to serve all patients and family members with the utmost respect. 


As a Psychology Services Supervisor, you play a key role in guiding psychological assessment, evaluation, treatment, consultation, program management, and clinical leadership. You will supervise approximately four licensed psychologists, two of whom will supervise approximately eleven masters level psychology associates. You will be a key contributing member of management teams directly involved in determining how treatment is provided. A hybrid telework schedule is available for this job.  

Our services provide comprehensive assessments and detailed recommendations to the respective treatment teams. These will include specific psychopharmacologic, medical, behavioral, and other evidence-based interventions and the relevant staff education and training to facilitate their implementations. 

Our Staff members provide direct care, specialized services, and evidence-based individual/group therapies to adults with severe psychiatric conditions. This is an exciting opportunity for a meaningful career where you have the ability to grow, enjoy the work you do, and Transform Lives.

 King County employees receive 5% premium pay in addition to the advertised salary and are eligible to receive a free ORCA card for transportation use.

 Some of what you will do.

  • Hire and train new psychology staff and supervise psychologists. 
  • Ensure psychologists maintain appropriate standards of care, consistent with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and State licensing requirements.
  • Provide leadership and clinical support, and direct behavioral plans.
  • Establish psychology practice improvement initiatives, develop action plans, track progress, and complete annual assessments.
  • Manage and ensure civil commitment and related court processes occur as required.
  • Oversee unit psychology quality assurance program.
  • Set agendas and lead psychology meetings, participate in the management team/initiatives, and on hospital-wide committees and workgroups.
  • Provide organization and clearly articulate the vision of the therapy unit by supporting employees and finding ways to boost morale; encourage employees to speak candidly about solutions they would like incorporated.

 Who should apply
 Professionals with:

  • A PsyD or Psych PhD
  • And a license to practice as a Psychologist in the State of Washington or eligible to obtain a Washington State license prior to hire.
  • And 3 years of applied post-licensure experience and demonstrated psychotherapy, psychological consultation, and psychological assessment skills.

Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Forensic psychology experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Apply and teach evidence-based psychological practices, a core understanding of psychiatric recovery principles.
  • Knowledge of the American Psychological Association (APA) Ethical Code
  • Ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse staff and patients to accomplish the Center’s mission.

Interested? To Apply:

  • Please complete an application and attach the following:
  • A current resume
  • Letter of interest, outlining how your qualifications match what we are looking for 
  • Three professional references with current contact information

Our Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) mission to Transform Lives requires that we come together with a sense of belonging, common purpose, shared values, and meaningful work. It is crucial to our agency’s mission that you bring an equity, anti-racism, and social justice commitment to your work with DSHS. We strive to create greater access and affirming representation of the communities we serve, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, people with physical, behavioral health, and intellectual disabilities, elders, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants and refugees, and families building financial security. 


If you have questions about job number 11529 contact Anu Rao at (360) 972-6206 or via email at raoa@dshs.wa.gov

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