Careers

Our Mission: providing opportunities for growth and change that promote health and well-being in our communities.

We value people, excellence, stewardship, innovation, recovery, diversity, and principled and visionary leadership.

 

The Center for Mental Health is dedicated to offering employees an exceptional work environment, and offers competitive salary and benefits.

 

The Center for Mental Health (Midwestern Colorado Mental Health Center) is an approved site for Student Loan Repayment Assistance with the Colorado Health Services Corps and the National Health Services Corps.

 

Culture of Wellness

Our staff work in a culture of wellness where we intentionally bring out the best in ourselves and others by:

  • Seeing everyone’s strengths
  • Supporting and encouraging one another
  • Celebrating staff, accomplishments and diversity
  • Respecting ourselves and others
  • Listening to each other
  • Creating an environment of healthy and positive relationships and community partnerships
  • Believing everyone wants to be great
  • Being passionate about our mission and having fun in the process

Continuous professional development

  • Clinical and professional training
  • Licensure supervision
  • Management training
  • Growth opportunities

 

Benefits include:

  • Medical insurance (starting at 30 hours per week)
  • Life/ADD (starting at 30 hours per week)
  • Paid vacation and holidays (prorated benefit starting at 20 hours per week)
  • Smoke free environment (all employees)
  • 401(k) retirement match (all employees)
  • EAP (all employees)
  • Wellness Program (all employees)

CENTER BENEFIT SUMMARY

 

For immediate employment consideration

  • Download application for employment
  • E-mail your resume, cover letter and completed application to careers@centermh.org; or
  • Fax your application package to to 970-252-3208; or
  • Mail to PO Box 1208, Montrose, CO 81402

Current Job Postings: 

 

ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST - Administrative Building

Re-engage clients/families that have missed appointments with their therapist or prescriber; manage disengaged client caseload; and support clinical staff in general by providing the necessary follow-up and documentation to clients who have been identified as disengaged.

  • Full time
  • Bachelor's degree  or higher in one of the recognized mental health professions
  • 3  years of direct service experience serving unmotivated and disengaged consumers preferred
  • Experience facilitating groups, preferred
  • Bilingual and bicultural preferred
  • Hire salary range $30,000 - $34,000 depending on relevant experience

To view a complete job description, please click here. To apply please forward a cover letter, resume and completed job application to careers@centermh.ree-based internships in our outpatient clinics. For more information, please contact Marge Hanna, HR Director, at mhanna@centermh.org. org or fax to 970-252-3208.

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER - Administrative Building

Responsible for providing/administering/managing the day to day provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the Center; completes HR Department operational requirements and follows up on work results. This includes recruiting, employee consult, HR data base maintenance, research, and report, benefit administration, and documentation maintenance.

  • Full time
  • Bachelor's degree in human resource related field or a minimum 4 years human resource specific experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Evidence of progressive HR leadership positions
  • Hire salary range $60,000 - $72,000 depending on relevant experience
  • Performs process planning and leads the development of department goals, objectives and systems
  • Possesses a broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, employee relations, safety, and training and development
  • Experience in the administration of benefits, compensation programs, and other HR programs like FMLA, Workers Compensation
  • Possesses mental discipline and insight to work with minimum direction in order to anticipate and perform tasks without instruction
  • Maintains and creates Center HR databases
  • Evidence of practicing with a high level of confidentiality

To view a complete job description, please click here. To apply please forward a cover letter, resume and completed job application to careers@centermh.org or fax to 970-252-3208.

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

THERAPISTS - (l) Gunnison Outpatient and (1) Montrose Outpatient

Utilizes a variety of person centered, culturally sensitive of treatment approaches to work with a diverse client population.  Service goals include: providing effective behavioral health therapy to clients to improve their functioning and to prevent a higher level of care; linking clients to other services and agencies; and improving the coping skills of individuals and families.

  • Full time
  • Masters level degree required
  • Colorado Professional License or License eligible
  • One year post graduate experience preferred
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Hire salary range w/out CO License $40,000 to $48,000 depending on relevant experience
  • Hire salary range w/ CO License up to $50,000 to $60,000 depending on relevant experience

To view a complete job description, please click here. To apply please forward a cover letter, resume and completed job application to careers@centermh.org or fax to 970-252-3208.

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

THERAPIST - SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER - Montrose and Delta

Position utilizes a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients with substance use disorder issues.  This may include services in the jail, DUI classes, Drug Court, and other community/grant projects.  Delivers and documents individual, group, and family therapy, crisis intervention and case management services in an outpatient program setting to clients referred for substance use disorder treatment.

  • Full-time
  • Masters level degree required and CAC II State of Colorado certification preferred
  • Experience in providing treatment for substance use disorders
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • May need to develop a flexible work schedule to provide services to clients when Center offices are not open or fully staffed
  • Adheres to Colorado laws and Center's policies of confidentiality
  • Hire salary range w/out CO License $40,000 to $48,000 depending on relevant experience
  • Hire salary range w/ CO License up to $50,000 to $60,000 depending on relevant experience

To view a complete job description, please click here. To apply please forward a cover letter, resume and completed job application to careers@centermh.org or fax to 970-252-3208.

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

THERAPIST - EMERGENCY SERVICES CLINICIAN (daytime) - Montrose

Position assists in follow-up to clients who have recently received emergency services; provides day-time backup to on-call emergency clinicians; provides interim services between discharge and intake; provides intake if needed. Provides phone or face-to-face contact the following day or as soon as possible for every individual, both enrolled and non-enrolled, who has had a crisis contact and remains in the community. Distributes documented crisis contacts to Center providers the day following the Crisis contact.

  • Full-time
  • Masters level degree required in a recognized mental health profession
  • One year post graduate experience preferred
  • Crisis therapy experience preferred
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Colorado Professional License preferred
  • Spanish speaking a plus
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • May need to develop a flexible work schedule to provide services to clients when Center offices are not open or fully staffed
  • Adheres to Colorado laws and Center's policies of confidentiality
  • Hire salary range w/out CO License up to $42,000 de
  • Hire salary range w/out CO License $40,000 to $48,000 depending on relevant experience
  • Hire salary range w/ CO License up to $50,000 to $60,000 depending on relevant experience

To view a complete job description, please click here. To apply please forward a cover letter, resume and completed job application to careers@centermh.org or fax to 970-252-3208.

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIALIST - Montrose

Position serves as the subject-matter expert and lead for the Early Childhood Mental Health Program.  Provides outreach to preschools, daycare center and Pediatricians to identify non-medicaid children ages 0-5 with behavioral health disorders.  Provides consultation to families, preschools and medical staff, both within the Center and to external providers.

  • Full-time
  • Masters level degree required with emphasis on children's mental health
  • Two years post grad experience providing services to children preferred
  • Working knowledge of developmental assessment
  • Training in conducting mental health status assessments to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Adheres to Colorado laws and Center's policies of confidentiality
  • Hire salary range w/out CO License $40,000 to $48,000 depending on relevant experience
  • Hire salary range w/ CO License up to $50,000 to $60,000 depending on relevant experience

To view a complete job description, please click here. To apply please forward a cover letter, resume and completed job application to careers@centermh.org or fax to 970-252-3208.

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

BOARD CERTIFIED PSYCHIATRIST

Participates with a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive psychiatric services to clients of the Center. Serves in a consulting capacity to Center staff and other health care providers.

  • Full-time
  • Licensed in Colorado
  • Ability to use an electronic health record
  • Hours are Monday-Friday, with no additional on-call expectations
  • $10,000 sign-on bonus/moving expense stipend
  • $220,000 (salary is negotiable, depending on relevant experience)
  • PLUS benefits

To apply, please send cover letter and CV to mhanna@centermh.org. For more information about the position of the Center, please contact Marge at mhanna@centermh.org or 970-252-3221.

 

PSYCHIATRIC ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER: Montrose Outpatient Office
Participates with multi-disciplinary team to provide comprehensive psychiatric nursing services to clients of the Center and to serve in consulting capacity to agency staff and other health care providers.

  • Full-time
  • Masters Degree in Nursing
  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado/Advanced Practice Nurse or other Compact state
  • Certified Clinical Specialist in Adult Psychiatric and/or Child-Adolescent Specialist and Mental Health Nursing
  • Ability to provide services to children and adolescents required
  • Prescriptive Authority for Advanced Practice Nurses according to the requirements stipulated by state requirements, maintain Drug Enforcement Agency number, and have experience with drugs relevant to the scope of practice
  • Minimum two years psychiatric experience
  • Advanced knowledge of the principles of psychiatric nursing
  • Ability to travel from site to site, including client's homes
  • Conducts diagnostic evaluations for new clients and conducts regular follow-up sessions for enrolled clients
  • Consults with other health care providers and collaborates with care managers
  • Adheres to Colorado laws and Center policies of confidentiality
  • Hire salary range dependent on relevant experience
  • PLUS excellent benefits

To view a complete job description, please click here. To apply, send cover letter, resume and job application to careers@centermh.org

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

 

Jobs are open until filled unless otherwise noted. The Center is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law. Employment with the The Center for Mental Health is At-Will. The Center or the employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time, without reason or notice. 

Applications are only accepted for open positions. The Center for Mental Health does not hold unsolicited applications for future openings. Successful applicants will be subject to background checks and verification of eligibility to work in the United States through the federal E-Verify system. EOE/M/F/D/V

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