To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and completed job application to
careers@centermh.org

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Mail to 2130 E. Main Street, Montrose, CO 81401.

Open Positions

Montrose County

Medical Care Manager

Provides care management as a client-centered, assessment-based interdisciplinary approach to integrating health care and social support services, in which an individual’s needs and preferences are assessed, a comprehensive care plan is developed, and services are managed and monitored by an identified care coordinator following evidence-based standards of care. The Medical Care Manager/Medical Assistant exercises discretion and judgement, with the authority to make independent decisions on matters which affect the business as a whole. Such employees exercise judgement in the interpretation of company policies in relation to the specific circumstances of their daily work. This position exemplifies a best-ever client experience.

  • Full time
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required
  • Medical Assistant certification strongly preferred
  • QMAP trained preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Outpatient Therapist

Utilizes a variety of person-centered, culturally sensitive 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
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish preferred
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Colorado state license or license eligible strongly preferred (LPC, LCSW, LMFT)
  • Colorado CAC II or higher certification preferred
  • Experience and/or training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans

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Float Medical Care Manager

(Montrose-based, covers all of CMH area)

Provides care management as a client-centered, assessment-based interdisciplinary approach to integrating health care and social support services, in which an individual’s needs and preferences are assessed, a comprehensive care plan is developed, and services are managed and monitored by an identified care coordinator following evidence-based standards of care. The Medical Care Manager/Medical Assistant exercises discretion and judgement, with the authority to make independent decisions on matters which affect the business as a whole. Such employees exercise judgement in the interpretation of company policies in relation to the specific circumstances of their daily work. This position exemplifies a best-ever client experience. The position will support all Center sites including San Miguel, Gunnison, Delta, Montrose, Ouray, and Hinsdale counties and provides coverage for staff vacations, sick leave, and administrative support, as well as supports CMH’s regions that currently do not offer care management services.

  • Full time
  • Medical Assistant certification AND 3 years of experience as an MA required
  • QMAP trained preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Registered Nurse

Under general supervision, provides professional nursing care to clients at the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU). Works with clinical and case management staff to coordinate care and assist in treatment plans for clients; performs other related work.

  • Full time; located at Crisis Stabilization Unit (Montrose)
  • Graduation from accredited program of registered nursing
  • Possession of valid, current Registered Nurse license issued by the Colorado Board of Registered Nursing (DORA)
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or health-related field preferred
  • 1 year nursing experience required; preferably in a psychiatric/mental health nursing setting
  • Current CPR certification
  • National certification as a Psychiatric Nurse a plus
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Integrated Care Therapist

River Valley Family Health Center, Olathe

Utilizes a variety of person-centered, culturally sensitive treatment approaches to work with a diverse primary care population. Service goals include: Providing effective behavioral health therapy to clients to improve their functioning and to prevent a higher level of care; group and family therapy; social-emotional group activities and skills groups; behavioral supports for health conditions; crisis management; behavioral health case management; care coordination, and consultation.

  • Full time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Colorado state license or license eligible preferred – LCSW, LPC, or LMFT
  • Experience in providing services in a primary care setting preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Training in conducting diagnostic evaluations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans

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Crisis Stabilization Unit Psychiatric APRN

Participates with a multi-disciplinary team to deliver medical services to the clients of the Center and the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU, Walk-In Clinic [WIC], Withdrawal Management). Also serves in a consulting capacity to agency staff and other healthcare providers. 

  • Full-time
  • Unrestricted license to practice as an advanced practice nurse in the state of Colorado
  • Demonstrated education, training, and competence in the provision of psychiatric care

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PRN Peer Respite Transport Specialist

The PRN Peer Respite Transport Specialist is a person with lived mental health experience who provides as-needed companion care during crisis transportation to and from inpatient psychiatric facilities. Service goals include using personal recovery experiences as a means to help others diagnosed with a mental illness find their own recovery process. The PRN Peer Respite Transport Specialist is part of a multi-disciplinary team that participates in the planning and organization of individual and group activities that promote a range of self-help skills.

  • PRN – as needed; no guaranteed minimum hours
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required
  • Must be able to pass a drug test
  • Mental Health First Aid training required; or, must complete first scheduled MHFA after hire
  • Completion of Peer Specialist training or willingness to complete this training strongly preferred
  • Experience working with consumers and/or family members of a consumer of mental health services a plus; experience as a family advocate a plus
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Emergency Services Clinician

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
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Minimum 2 years’ emergency and/or crisis intervention experience
  • Colorado state license or license eligible preferred: LCSW, LPC, or LMFT

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Care Manager

This position is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides comprehensive psycho-social services designed to improve or maintain clients’ ability to function in the community. Assesses, monitors, and follows up with clients’ health, psycho-social, mental health and/or substance use disorder, and functional ability to meet basic needs to move toward recovery.

  • Full-time
  • Bachelor’s level degree in social work, psychology, health education, or public health required
  • Must have valid Colorado driver license
  • Minimum 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

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Peer Specialist

(Outpatient – MyStrength)

Facilitates client usage of MyStrength web program on walk-in basis in Montrose Outpatient office. Utilizes a psychosocial, rehabilitative approach to support clients in their recovery.

  • Full-time
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Proficiency with various computer platforms a big plus
  • Experience working with consumers and/or family members of a consumer of mental health services a plus; experience as a family advocate a plus
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Peer Specialist

(Outpatient – Empowerment Center)

Utilizes a psychosocial, rehabilitative approach to support clients in their recovery. Facilitates group sessions with Empowerment Center clients at Montrose Outpatient. Conducts regular individual services with a caseload.

  • Full-time
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Experience working with consumers and/or family members of a consumer of mental health services a plus; experience as a family advocate a plus
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Family Integrated Therapist

Montrose County Department of Health & Human Services

Responsible for working collaboratively with DHHS case workers in providing home- and community-based, comprehensive, flexible, and individualized services, including co-occurring disorder treatment, to children, adolescents, and their families.

  • Full time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Colorado state license or license eligible preferred – LCSW, LPC, or LMFT
  • Clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and families
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Training in conducting diagnostic evaluations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans

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Peer Specialist

(Outpatient – Peer Services)

Utilizes a psychosocial, rehabilitative approach to support clients in their recovery. Conducts group exercises, individual support, and more.

  • Full-time
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Proficiency with various computer platforms a big plus
  • Experience working with consumers and/or family members of a consumer of mental health services a plus; experience as a family advocate a plus
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Delta County

PRN After Hours On Call Emergency Services Therapist

Responsible for providing emergency services response to the Gunnison County area on call as needed. Responsible for responding to client requests for services within the Emergency Access guidelines.

  • Provides emergency services on-call after hours as needed
  • PRN
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Compensation: $4 per hour on call; $100 per face-to-face consult

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Outpatient Therapist

Utilizes a variety of person-centered, culturally sensitive 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
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish preferred
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Colorado state license or license eligible strongly preferred (LPC, LCSW, LMFT)
  • Colorado CAC II or higher certification preferred
  • Experience and/or training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans

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Gunnison County

PRN After Hours On Call Emergency Services Therapist

Responsible for providing emergency services response to the Gunnison County area on call as needed. Responsible for responding to client requests for services within the Emergency Access guidelines.

  • Provides emergency services on-call after hours as needed
  • PRN
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Compensation: $4 per hour on call; $100 per face-to-face consult

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San Miguel County

Assistant Regional Director

(Ridgway office)

Responsible for administrative and clinical supervision of staff, as well as overseeing operations of the office and collaboration of services within the community. Carries a small, clinical caseload. Based in Ridgway; responsible for clinical coverage of Ouray and San Miguel counties as needed.

  • Full-time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Three (3) years’ post-graduate experience preferred
  • Colorado state license or license eligible preferred – LCSW, LPC, or LMFT
  • Priority will be given to candidates with work experience in a community mental health center

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Substance Abuse Disorder/Mental Health Therapist

(Telluride/Ridgway)

Utilizes a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients, primarily with 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 setting.

  • Full-time
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish preferred
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Colorado state license or license eligible strongly preferred (LPC, LCSW, LMFT)
  • Colorado CAC II or higher certification preferred
  • Experience providing treatment for substance use disorders preferred

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School Based and Outpatient Therapist

(Norwood/Naturita)

Utilizes a variety of treatment approaches to work with a diverse student population. Services include, but are not limited to, individual, group, and family therapy; social-emotional group activities & skills groups; behavioral supports; crisis management; care coordination; and consultation. Delivers and documents these services in school based and outpatient settings.

  • Full-time
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish preferred
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Colorado state license or license eligible strongly preferred (LPC, LCSW, LMFT)
  • Training in conducting diagnostic evaluation to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Experience providing treatment in a school based program preferred

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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.

Why We’re Awesome

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

The 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

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 starting at 20 hours per week)
» Smoke free environment (all employees)
» 401(k) retirement match (all employees)
» EAP (all employees)
» Wellness Program (all employees)
» **Moving Expense Reimbursement of up to $2,000**