MAT Team Leader

(Applications will only be accepted until midnight on 6/26/2020)

We have an opening for a MAT Team Leader in our Outpatient Services program!  The MAT Team Leader (SCSIII) is responsible in assisting with providing oversight and supervision of the Medication Assisted Treatment program for individuals with alcohol and substance use diagnoses. The MAT Team Leader is responsible for providing professional clinical and supervisory services to diverse populations served by Journey Mental Health Center (JMHC). The MAT Team Leader provides culturally sensitive, recovery oriented and trauma informed supervision, therapy and case management services on a wide array of child, adolescent, family and adult mental health and substance abuse cases. The MAT Team Leader will be required to have the ability to collaborate with multiple providers including clinicians, nursing, physicians, and community providers, as well as follow state and federal guidelines for the treatment of substance use disorders. The MAT Team Leader will spend 25% or less time providing direct clinical services to consumers. The MAT Team Leader works closely and collaborative with the Outpatient Services management team and is under the direct supervision of the Clinical Team Manager.

Journey Mental Health Center (JMHC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the agency’s belief that staff diversity and cultural humility are the foundation for services, which are accessible, effective, and relevant to the diverse needs of our consumers.

It is important that we choose employees that reflect our mission, vision and values, thus our selection process is thorough and sometimes longer than other employers.

Thank you in advance for providing us with complete and accurate application materials and for your patience when waiting to hear from us.

Though you may have excellent experience, strong work ethic and passion for recovery, due to our funding contractual agreements, candidates we hire must meet the Essential Qualifications specified in the job postings in order to be offered an interview. Please review the qualifications carefully. We wouldn’t want you to put effort into your application materials if you don’t meet the essential qualifications.

You can read about the many benefits of working at JMHC on our careers page.


  • Licensure as an LCSW, LPC or LMFT
  • Substance Use Disorder (SUD) certification

•   Clinical experience in mental health and alcohol/drug treatment, including providing clinical supervision or a leadership role.
•   Experience and knowledge in medication assisted treatment (MAT) to include evidenced based practice and medications used to treat opiate addiction.
•  Demonstrated commitment to provide culturally sensitive services that are relevant to the diverse and unique needs/experiences/perspectives of each client.
•  Demonstrated commitment to recovery focus principles, and provision of trauma informed services.
•  Experience in managing mental health and related client crises and the ability to supervise other staff involved in crisis resolution activities.
•  Ability to provide clinical supervision to a multidisciplinary team.
•  Strong organizational and leadership skills and the ability to assist supervisees in the development of organizational skills.
•  Superior communication abilities (both orally and in writing) and the ability to organize, direct, and work effectively with interdisciplinary teams.
•  Demonstrated clinical experience with adults and families with co-occurring disorders.

Typical Physical Demands
Requires sitting, standing, light lifting, bending, and reaching; and the ability to use and operate standard office equipment, including computer, calculator, phone, printer, cell phone, facsimile, etc.

Working Conditions
Willingness and availability to work in a variety of settings (home, office, school, community, etc.) and to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings and some weekends depending on program and consumer’s needs.


  • Experience as an AODA supervisor.
  • Bi-lingual, and/or bi-cultural (Spanish/Hmong/Cambodian).

A. Clinical Supervision
1. Provide clinical consultation, review, and oversight to clinical team members, and through consultation, education, instruction and counsel, assure the general clinical and cultural sensitivity of all services delivered to consumers.
2. Review the performance and goals for all staff in his/her supervision group on an annual and as needed basis.
3. Provide clinical back up for all staff in his/her supervision group.
4. Coordinate and oversee a system of appropriate clinical charting procedures that insure the program’s compliance with JMHC, County and State guidelines and mandates.
5. Review documentation for accuracy and timely completion.
6. Assist in facilitating the coordination of the program’s clinical services with those of other programs and outside agencies, and provide problem resolution around system issues, clinical issues, cultural sensitivity, consumer grievances and difficult cases.
7. Provide after-hours supervisory back up to Family Preservation Program staff on a rotating basis. The employee will receive additional on call compensation for each shift of on call completed.

B. Administrative Leadership
1. Participate in and provide leadership to staff meetings, training programs and other designated functions and assist in development of new programming.
2. Assist the Clinical Team Manager in recruiting, hiring, training and evaluating of new staff, students and volunteers.
3. Monitor and ensure staff service expectations.
4. Approve and monitor scheduling, time off requests, training requests and other aspects of each member of his/her team.
5. Participate in meetings and projects as assigned by the Clinical Team Manager.

C. Provision of Clinical Services
1. Provide a range of clinical services including individual, group, family and couple’s therapy and/or case management activities in a context that is supportive of the consumer’s family, culture, values and perspectives.
2. Complete accurate clinical records including intakes, case histories, treatment plans, case notes, discharge summaries and other information in a timely manner.
3. Provide case management and other therapeutic services as necessary.
4. Attend weekly staffing, consultations, and other clinical meetings as assigned.

The above statements are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list, but are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this employee.

Time sensitive – Applications will only be accepted until midnight on 6/26/2020 To apply, please visit: