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 and E-mail your resume, cover letter and completed application to careers@centermh.org

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  • Fax your application package to to 970-252-3208

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  • Mail to PO Box 1208, Montrose, CO 81402

 

Employment Application (PDF fillable format)

Employment Application (Word fillable format)

 

Current Job Postings: 

  • Mental Health Therapists - Montrose-Delta
  • Emergency Services Clinician/Based at Montrose Memorial Hospital
  • Emergency Services Continuity of Care Coordinator - Gunnison based
  • Peer Specialist - Montrose, Part-time (will be posted soon)
  • Business Analyst - Montrose
  • Administrative Assistant - Montrose
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Montrose
  • Psychiatrist - Montrose
  • Substance Use Disorder Therapist - Telluride
  • School Therapist/Youth Support Specialist - Delta Schools
  • Office Coordinator - Montrose
  • Peer Specialist - Delta and Montrose
  • Mental Health/Medical Care Manager - Norwood

 

PLEASE SCROLL BELOW FOR DETAILS ON EACH POSITION

 

SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER THERAPIST - Telluride

To utilize a variety of treatment, educational 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
  • MA required and a recognized behavioral health degree required
  • CAC II State of Colorado certification preferred
  • Experience in providing treatment for substance use disorders
  • Hire range:$40,000 - 48,000 without Colorado professional license; $50,000 - 60,000 with Colorado professional license, 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)

 

**NEW - MENTAL HEALTH/MEDICAL CARE MANAGER - Norwood

This position is 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 follows 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 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 experiences or the ability to learn required
  • Hire range: $30,000 - $34,000 depending upon 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)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Montrose

Assists the Center with day to day operations and supports the work of the management team.

  • Full-time
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in an executive support position
  • Coordinates, compiles, formats, and produces special projects, reports, and presentations
  • Prepares and edits correspondence, communications, and other documents
  • Produces information by formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying and transmitting text, data and graphics
  • Takes, transcribes, and distributes meeting minutes
  • Provides support to the Board of Directors, at the direction of the Executive Director, including set up and meeting minutes
  • Hire range:  $37,000 - 42,000 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)

 

 OFFICE COORDINATOR - Montrose  (2 positions avaliable)

Provides a broad range of office duties and administrative support as directed by the Regional Manager to facilitate the operation of the office. Includes interaction with clinical staff and clients, handling of clinical and administrative paperwork, interaction with Administrative Office of the Center, and medical services, and utilization of the Center’s electronic health record.

  • Full-time
  • High School graduate or equivalency necessary
  • Office training or previous work in human service setting desirable
  • Two years previous office experience is essential
  • Medical billing experience preferred
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills a must
  • Hire range:  $11.53 per hour - $13.94 per hour depending on relevant experience.
  • Applications will be accepted through July 3, 2015.

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)

 

 PEER SPECIALIST - Montrose and Delta

The Peer Specialist is a person with a mental health experience (past or present) who uses their recovery experiences as a means to help others diagnosed with a mental illness find their own recovery process. The peer specialist is part of a multi-disciplinary team that participates in the planning and organizing of individual and group activities that promotes a range of self-help skills.

  • Part-Time ( 20 hours/week) and Full-time
  • High School graduate or equivalency necessary
  • Successful completion of Peer Specialist Training and Peer Specialist Internship Program
  • Experience working with consumers and/or family members of a consumer of mental health services
  • Experience as a family advocate a plus
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills
  • Hire range:  $11.53 per hour - $13.94 per hour 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)

 

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.

  • Full-time
  • MA degree in one of the recognized mental health professions
  • License or license eligible
  • Training in conducting diagnostic evaluations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Experience with youth facing challenging situations
  • Experience in a school based program preferred
  • Hire annualized salary range: $40,000 - 48,000 without Colorado professional license; $50,000 - 60,000 with Colorado professional license, depending on relevant experience.

To view a complete job description click here . To apply send 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)

 

CRISIS TEAM - DAYTIME EMERGENCY SERVICES CLINICIAN (ONSITE AT MMH)

Position provides emergency services response to assigned area within the Center's catchment area.

  • Full-Time
  • MA degree required
  • Licensed or license eligible
  • Provides daytime emergency on-call services, on-site at Montrose Memorial Hospital
  • Provides crisis intervention, evaluation, and case management services to clients accessing the emergency servcies system
  • 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
  • Arranges for appropriate disposition
  • Hire annualized salary range:  $40,000 - 48,000 without Colorado professional license; $50,000 - 60,000 with Colorado professional license, 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)

 

CRISIS TEAM  - CONTINUITY OF CARE COORDINATOR (Based in the Gunnison OP Office)

Position provides discharge planning for all hospitalized clients from our catchment area. Coordinates PASSR evaluations Center-wide. Provides emergency service response in the Gunnison area.

  • Full-Time
  • MA degree required
  • Establishes a case file on all non-enrolled clients and obtains the case file of an enrolled client sent to CMHIP or other facility; provides case management services to these clients.
  • Maintains M-1 records
  • Coordinates discharge planning
  • Completes state reports
  • OBRA Coordinator for the Center
  • Arranges transportation to/from in-patient facilities
  • Hire annualized salary range:  $40,000 - 48,000 without Colorado professional license; $50,000 - 60,000 with Colorado professional license, 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)

 

OUTPATIENT THERAPIST POSITIONS

  • (1) Delta Outpatient - Therapist (license preferred/eligible)
  • (1) Montrose Outpatient - Therapist (license preferred/eligible)
  • (1) Montrose Outpatient - Family Therapist (license preferred/eligible) 
  • (1) Montrose Outpatient - Access/Intake Therapist (license preferred/eligible)
     

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 transferrable/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 for the OP Therapist and here for the Access/Intake Therapist. 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)

 

PROGRAM EVALUATOR/DATA ANALYST

Position is responsible for turning data into information, information into insight and insight into proposed business decisions.

  • Minimum BA/BS in Mathematics, economics, computer science, information management or statistics
  • 5+ years as a program evaluator/data analyst
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Experience in behavioral health organization preferred
  • Conducts full lifecycle activities to include requirements analysis and design, development analysis, and reporting
  • Monitors performance and quality control plans to identify and recommend improvements
  • Interprets data, analyzes results using statistical techniques and provides ongoing reports
  • Identifies, analyzes and interprets trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Filters and cleans data, reviews computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct coding problems
  • Strong analysis, statistics, reporting, communication, training, and people skills
  • Hire salary range:  60-72K, depending on relevant experience

Please click here to review the complete job description. 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

 

Degree Based Internships

Application for Internship

The Center supports degree based internships when available.

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