Careers

 

 

In 2015, The Center for Mental Health was recognized by Health Links as a Certified Healthy Business Leader. To become certified, the Center had to demonstrate that we met evidence-based benchmarks in leadership commitment, employee involvement and basic resources dedicated to running worksite wellness and safety activities.

 

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 and 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

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply for any of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

Current Job Postings: 

  • NEW - Assistant Regional Manager - Gunnison
  • NEW - Emergency Services Clinician - Montrose
  • Behavioral Health Therapist - Montrose Counties
  • Medical Care Manager - Telluride & Norwood
  • Substance Use Disorder Therapist - Working with clients in Montrose & Delta
  • Regional Manager - Gunnison
  • JBBS SUD Therapist - Delta
  • Substance Use Disorder Therapist - Montrose
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Montrose
  • Psychiatrist - Montrose

PLEASE SCROLL BELOW FOR DETAILS ON EACH POSITION

 

**NEW* Emergency Services Clinician -   Montrose

Provides 24-hour emergency services response to assigned areas within The Center's catchment areas. Responsible for responding to client request for services within the Emergency Access guidelines.

  • Full-Time
  • Masters level in one of the mental health professions
  • 2 years emergency and/or crisis intervention experience
  • Colorado State License or license eligible preferred
  • Must be able to work a rotating schedule including nights and weekends
  • Excellent communication, computer and writing skills a must
  • Provides 24-hour emergency on-call services on a rotating basis with other members of the team
  • Provides crisis intervention, evaluation and case management services to clients accessing the emergency services system. These services are delivered in the office and within the community
  • Delivers person centered, culturally sensitive evaluations, trauma informed services as defined by position. Services may be delivered in various locations
  • Conducts initial screenings for persons requesting or referred to emergency services
  • Provides outreach services including debriefing, suicide prevention and education to schools, law enforcement and other community agencies
  • Hiring range: $40,000 - $60,000, 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 careers@centermh.org or fax to 970.252.3208.

Employment Application (PDF fillable format

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

**NEW** Assistant Regional Manager - Gunnison

Works closely with the Regional Manager, the Assistant Regional Manager is responsible for administrative and clinical supervision of staff as well as overseeing operations of the office and collaboration of services within the community.

  • Full-Time
  • Masters level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions
  • 3 years post graduate experience preferred
  • Priority will be given to prior work experience in a Community Mental Health Center
  • Colorado State License or License Eligible
  • Collaborates with Regional Manager in recruiting and hiring program personnel
  • Provides clinical and administrative supervision to assigned personnel
  • Works with Regional Manager to direct practices and objectives that will provide a Mission-Orientated, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, customer service, problem solving and implementing change
  • Serves as a positive role model to the other Center staff and public
  • Must have excellent communication, computer and writing skills
  • Hiring range:  $58,000  - $70,00, dependent on license 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 careers@centermh.org or fax to 970.252.3208.

Employment Application (PDF fillable format

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

Behavioral Health Therapist - Montrose Counties

Utilizes a variety of person centered, culturally sensitive treatment approaches to work with a diverse client population. Service goals include: providing 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 of more of the Center's priority populations and/or services.

  • Full-Time with LCSW (due to grant funding); LPC - 20 hours per week
  • Masters level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions
  • 1 year post graduate experience preferred
  • Training in conducting mental health status exams to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Colorado State License or License eligible
  • Working knowledge of individual, group, family and crisis treatment approaches to clients with emotional, behavioral and substance use disorder problems
  • Excellent communication skills; including written documentation and/or electronic records of clinical work
  • Critical and independent thinking a must
  • Ability to adapt to change in the workplace
  • Travel stipend may be available based on location
  • Hiring range: $40,000 - $60,000, depending on relevant experience and professional licensure
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)

 

MEDICAL CARE MANAGER - Telluride & Norwood

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

  • Full-Time
  • Bachelor's level degree in social service, health education, or public health required
  • Must have a valid Colorado Driver's License
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in mental health or human services preferred
  • Experience working with community organizations as an advocate for high-need individuals preferred
  • Case management tracking and documentation experience or the ability to learn required
  • Must have excellent communication, computer and written skills
  • Hiring 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.org or fax to 970.252.3208.

Employment Application (PDF fillable format

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER THERAPIST - Montrose & Delta

Position utilizes a variety of treatment, education and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients with substance use disorder issues. This may includes services in the jail, DUI classes, Drug Court and other community/grant projects. Serves clients in both Montrose and Delta

  • Full-Time
  • Master level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • CAC II preferred
  • Experience in providing treatment for substance use disorders
  • Working knowledge of treatment approaches and application of clinic 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 an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to develop a flexible work schedule to provide services to clients when Center offices are not open or fully staffed
  • Must be able to present clinical information and treatment recommendations at Drug Court hearings that is accurate and complete
  • Must have excellent communication, computer and written skills
  • Hiring range:  $40,000 - $60,000; depending on relevant experience and professional licensure
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)

 

REGIONAL MANAGER - Gunnison

Responsible for administrative and clinical supervision of staff as well as overseeing operations of the office and collaboration of services within the community.

  • Full-Time
  • Collaborates with Clinical Operations Director in recruiting and hiring program personnel
  • Provides clinical and administrative supervision to assigned personnel
  • Directs practices and objectives that will provide a Mission-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, customer services problem solving and implementing change
  • Serves as a positive role model to other Center staff and public
  • Documents supervision contacts in the Center' performance management system and conducts annual reviews within scheduled timeframe
  • Graduate degree in one of the recognized mental health professions with three (3) years post grad experience and one (1) year administrative experience preferred
  • Prior work experience in a community mental health center will be given priority
  • Colorado State License eligible
  • Must have excellent communication, computer and writing skills
  • Salary range $67,000 - $80,000 dependent on license 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 careers@centermh.org or fax to 970.252.3208.

Employment Application (PDF fillable format

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

JBBS SUD THERAPIST - Delta

Position utilizes a variety of screening, assessment, treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a jail population with substance use disorder and co-occurring (substance use and mental health) disorders in the jail setting.

  • Full-Time
  • Conducts screenings; develops service plans
  • Delivers and documents individual, group, and case management services as identified in the service plan
  • Works with the JBBS case manager to develop and implement continuity of care plans to community services for inmates as they prepare for release
  • Conducts mental health status exams and diagnostic assessments to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Masters degree in recognized behavioral health field and experience treating SUD required
  • CAC II and Colorado Professional license preferred
  • Excellent communication, computer and writing skills
  • Salary range $40,000 - $60,000, dependent on certification, licensure, 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 careers@centermh.org or fax to 970.252.3208.

Employment Application (PDF fillable format

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER THERAPIST - Montrose

Position utilizes a variety of treatment, education and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients with substance use disorder issues. This may includes services in the jail, DUI classes, Drug Court and other community/grant projects.

  • Full-Time
  • Master level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • CAC II preferred
  • Experience in providing treatment for substance use disorders
  • Working knowledge of treatment approaches and application of clinic 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 an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to develop a flexible work schedule to provide services to clients when Center offices are not open or fully staffed
  • Must be able to present clinical information and treatment recommendations at Drug Court hearings that is accurate and complete
  • Must have excellent communication, computer and written skills
  • Hiring range:  $40,000 - $60,000; depending on relevant experience and professional licensure
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)

 

STAFF PSYCHIATRIST/MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Position is a practicing physician who is responsible for the clinical operational effectiveness and quality of care provided by Center physicians and mid-level prescribers. 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 position:  75% Clinical and 25% Administrative
  • Licensed in Colorado
  • Proficient with using an electronic health record
  • Hours are Monday-Friday, with no additional on-call expectations
  • $243,000 - $280,000 (depending on relevant experience)
  • PLUS excellent benefits

Please click here for view a complete job description. To apply, please send cover letter and CV to dgilkerson@centermh.org. For more information about the position of the Center, please contact Dawn at dgilkerson@centermh.org or 970.252.3222.

 

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/AA/M/F/D/V

 

Degree Based Internships

Application for Internship

The Center supports degree based internships when available.

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