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 2014 BENEFIT SUMMARY

 

For immediate employment consideration

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

Current Job Postings: 

 

RECEPTIONIST/OFFICE COORDINATOR - Gunnison

  • Full-time
  • High School or equivalency necessary
  • Office training or previous work in human service setting desirable
  • Two years previous office experience is essential
  • Medical billing experience preferred
  • Greets clients in a warm and respectful manner
  • Performs insurance billing functions
  • Performs daily deposit functions
  • Schedules client appointments
  • Salary range $11.54-$13.94/hr 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 jmoon@centermh.org or fax to 970-252-3208.

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER THERAPIST - Telluride

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.

  • Full-time
  • Masters level degree required
  • CAC II and/or LPC preferred
  • Experience in providing treatment for substance use disorders
  • Working knowledge of treatment approaches and application of clinical skills
  • Ability to provide services at Center facilities, schools, jails, emergency rooms and client homes. This may necessitate travel within the community.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a 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
  • Salary range $35,000-48,000 depending on licensure, certification and relevant experience

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

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

OUTPATIENT/MEDICAL CARE MANAGER - Delta (Click here for a complete job description)

Position is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides comprehensive psycho-social and care management services designed to improve or maintain a client's ability to function in the community. Assesses, monitors, and follows up with Clients' health, psycho-social, mental health and/or substance use disorder, medication management and functional ability to meet basic needs to move toward recovery.

  • BA level degree in social service, health education, or public health required
  • Full-Time, M-F, 8-5
  • Experience in mental health or human services preferred
  • Experience with community organizations and as an advocate for high-need individuals preferred
  • Case management tracking and documentation experiences or the ability to learn required
  • Provides comprehensive psycho-social services that include a continuum of services designed to improve or maintain client ability to function
  • Hire Salary Range:  $30,000 - $34,000 depending on relevant experience

To apply please send cover letter, resume and job application to jmoon@centermh.org or fax to 970-252-3208.

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

DAY TREATMENT INTEGRATED THERAPIST - Montrose

The Day Treatment Outpatient Therapist will provide direct services that include conducting assessments, providing individual or group therapy, parent-child interactive therapy, parents training and support groups, consultation and active case management with other service providers and the community. This position will be responsible for providing home and community based comprehensive, flexible, and individualized services to children, adolescents, and their families. The goal of this position is to work with the Montrose County School District and Department of Health and Human Services to reduce risk of out-of-home placement for at risk youth and to assist clients and families to improve their functioning and maintain them in the public school system and in their family system. This will include intensifying and engaging collaborative partners within the community to provide and develop coordinated services to this population.

  • Provides direct services to day program students and their families that include psychosocial and psycho educational modalities
  • May deliver person centered, culturally sensitive evaluations, and trauma informed services to individual, group, family, crisis intervention, and case management services to clients designated by the Center, DHHS, and Montrose County School District. These services may be delivered in various locations.
  • Provides direct classroom intervention for designated clients
  • Maintains all charts and records to agency standards
  • Works with client and their systems to identify treatment goals and objectives
  • Meets the Center’s standard for:
  • Client Care hours
  • Missed appointments: i.e. DNS, CBT, CBC
  • Services Plans
  • Completion of all documentation
  • Collaborates with other human services agencies in the community to coordinate client care plan
  • May, at times, need to use crisis de-escalation and restraint techniques
  • Maintains professional licensure and certifications are required for the program
  • Provide consultation to families, schools, medical staff, both within the Center and to external providers
  • Provide advocacy for families and children, to include assisting with appropriate benefits
  • Makes referrals to psychiatrists
  • Attend staff meetings, in-service meetings and peer reviews, supervision sessions, and other meetings/trainings as requested/required
  • Collaborates with and refers to other human service agencies within the community to coordinate client care plans
  • Collaborates with medical staff and medical care managers to coordinate client care plans
  • Works cooperatively and constructively as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Graduate degree in a recognized mental health profession
  • Experience in service delivery to severely emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children
  • Current First Aid Certification (will be able to obtain after hire)
  • Priority will be given to graduate training and/or prior work experience in a Community Mental Health Center
  • Colorado State Licensure preferred
  • Salary range is $37,000-$42,000 for an unlicensed therapist and $43,000-$51,000 for a licensed therapist

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

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

PSYCHIATRIC ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER/CHILD-ADOLESCENT EXPERIENCE: 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
  • Salary range $83,000-104,000 depending on relevant experience PLUS benefits
  • Excellent benefits

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

Degree Based Internships

 

Application for Internship

The Center supports degree-based internships in our outpatient clinics. For more information, please contact Marge Hanna, HR Director, at mhanna@centermh.org.

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