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 32 hours per week)
  • Life/ADD (starting at 32 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 mhanna@centermh.org; or
  • Fax your application package to to 970-252-3208; or
  • Mail to PO Box 1208, Montrose, CO 81402

Current Job Postings:  

Co-Occurring Therapist-Gunnison

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; providing comprehensive treatment to persons with a co-occurring disorder, and improving the coping skills of individuals and families. May be assigned to give greater concentration to one or more of the Center’s priority populations and/or services.

  •  Delivers and documents individual, group, family therapy, crisis intervention and case management services to clients designated by the Center. These services may be delivered in the office or within the community.  
  •  Conducts mental health status examinations and diagnostic assessment to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • May deliver person centered, culturally sensitive evaluations, trauma informed services as defined by position. These services may be delivered in various locations.
  • Works with client and their systems to identify treatment goals and objectives.  
  • Utilizes centralized scheduling
  • Maintains client charts/documentation according to the standards outlined in the record keeping procedures, administrative procedures, and quality assurance procedures of the Center (DAP notes, CCARs, Service Plans, Diagnosis, etc).
  • Attends staff meetings, in-service meetings and peer reviews, supervision sessions, and other meetings as requested/required
  • Masters level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions
  • One year post graduate experience preferred
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Colorado State License or License eligible
  • CAC II preferred (must be licensed if does not have a CAC)
  • Hiring range $37,000 to $51,000 depending on relevant experience and licensure

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

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

PROGRAM MANAGER-SCHOOL DAY TREATMENT PROGRAM:MONTROSE

Implements and manages the community-based therapeutic Day Treatment Program for students 8-13 years of age with a maximum capacity of 10 children.  The goal of the program is to reduce risk of out-of-home placement and to assist clients and families in improving their functioning and reintegration of student into public school system. Program Manager carries the program caseload.

  • Full time during the school year and 32 hours during the summer
  • Masters level degree in one of the recognized mental health profession
  • Colorado License preferred (LPC, LCSW, LMFT), must be license eligible
  • Participates in Day Treatment Management Team (comprised of representatives from CMH, MCHHS and MCSD) for receiving and processing referrals and team decision-making.
  • Provides leadership, initial and on-going training, supervision, and support to Day Treatment Team
  • Provides direction to Treatment Team in daily operation of classroom and other activities
  • Assures continuity of daily Program functioning
  • Facilitates daily staff meetings with treatment team
  • Facilitates meetings with school and DHHS personnel
  • Training in conducting evaluations and developing treatment plans
  • Experience with youth facing challenging situations
  • Conducts evaluations and creates treatment plans in collaboration with students and school staff
  • Annualized salary range $52,000-62,000 depending on relevant experience and licensure
  • Excellent benefits

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

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

SCHOOL THERAPIST/YOUTH SUPPORT SPECIALIST: Delta Schools
Provides school-based mental health services and substance abuse prevention services to the student population of assigned school. Services to include: individual, group and family therapy, social emotional group activities, skills groups, behavioral support, crisis management, care coordination and case consultation services. Service delivery will be school-based and service goals include, but are not limited to, improving the functioning and coping skills of students and linking students to needed services and agencies in the community. Position performs “floater” job duties, clinical and/or administrative, during times school is not in session.

  • Full-time
  • Masters level degree in one of the recognized mental health profession
  • Colorado License preferred (LPC, LCSW, LMFT), must be license eligible
  • One year administrative experience preferred
  • Participates in Day Treatment Management Team (comprised of representatives from CMH, MCHHS and MCSD) for receiving and processing referrals and team decision-making.
  • Provides leadership, initial and on-going training, supervision, and support to Day Treatment Team
  • Provides direction to Treatment Team in daily operation of classroom and other activities
  • Assures continuity of daily Program functioning
  • Facilitates daily staff meetings with treatment team
  • Facilitates meetings with school and DHHS personnel
  • Training in conducting evaluations and developing treatment plans
  • Experience with youth facing challenging situations
  • Experience in school based program preferred
  • Conducts evaluations and creates treatment plans in collaboration with students and school staff
  • Serves as a positive adult mentor for students and contributes to a supportive and constructive school culture
  • Facilitates mental health and substance use prevention activities
  • Assists school personnel and provides consultation, education and training
  • Annualized salary range $37,000-51,000 depending on relevant experience and licensure
  • Excellent benefits

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

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

EMERGENCY SERVICES CLINICIAN:  Montrose Outpatient Office
Responsible for providing 24-hour emergency services response to assigned areas within The Center’s catchment area. Responsible for responding to client requests for services within the Emergency Access guidelines.

  • Full-time, requires evening and weekend rotations.
  • Part of a team that provides 24-hour emergency services response on a rotating basis.
  • Conducts initial screenings for persons requesting or referred to emergency services.
  • Coordinates follow-up services with appropriate staff.
  • Provides individual and family crisis intervention and case consultation services to community agencies.
  • Maintains documentation.
  • Participates in the design of client services.
  • Master’s degree in recognized mental health profession required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of emergency and/or crisis intervention experience.
  • Hiring range: $40,700 - $56,100 annually, depending on relevant experience and licensure.

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

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

INTEGRATED CARE THERAPIST: Delta School Based Clinic
Utilizes a variety of treatment approaches to work with a diverse student population.  Services to include individual, but are not limited to, group and family therapy, social emotional group activities, skills groups, behavioral supports, crisis management, care coordination and consultation. 

  • Full-time
  • Masters level degree in one of the recognized mental health profession
  • Colorado License (LPC, LCSW, LMFT) or ability to transfer license to Colorado
  • Training in conducting evaluations and developing treatment plans
  • Experience in school based program preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred; English required
  • Adheres to Colorado laws and Center policies of confidentiality
  • Annual salary range: $47,300 – 56,100 depending on relevant experience and licensure

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

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 mhanna@centermh.org

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

BI-LINGUAL THERAPIST: Montrose Outpatient Office
This position requires strong fluency in both verbal and written Spanish and English, and will serve a diverse Hispanic population.
  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. May be assigned to give greater concentration to one or more of the Center’s priority populations and/or services.

  • Full-time
  • Masters level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions
  • Fluency in English and Spanish required, both written and verbal
  • Experience treating children, adolescents and families required
  • One year post-graduate experience preferred
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Colorado State professional license required (or transferrable out of state license) preferred
  • Delivers and documents individual, group, family therapy, crisis intervention and case management services to clients designated by the Center.  These services may be delivered in the office or within the community.
  • Salary Range: $38,110-$52,530 depending on licensure and experience

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

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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