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

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Fax to 970-252-3208 or
Mail to 2130 E. Main Street, Montrose, CO 81401.

Open Positions

Montrose County

Emergency Services Clinician

Responsible for providing 24-hour emergency services response to assigned areas within the Center’s catchment area, on-call on a rotating basis with other members of the crisis team.

  • Full time
  • Master’s level degree in a recognized mental health field required
  • Colorado state license or license eligible preferred (LPC, LAC, LSW, LCSW)
  • Minimum two years’ behavioral health and/or crisis experience
  • Spanish speaking a plus

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Office Coordinator

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
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish preferred
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Office training or previous work in human service setting desirable
  • Two years’ previous office experience essential

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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
  • 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
  • Colorado state license or license eligible

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Accountant

This position provides recording, classification, reconciliation, interpretation, and analysis of financial records in support of the Center for Mental Health and its related companies, and assists AP/AR/Payroll with daily functions including processing invoices, deposits, and payroll. Supports the Controller in the administration of business operations of the Center and related companies.

  • Full time
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or related field
  • CPA certification preferred
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in general ledger accounting including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll in a business setting
  • Nonprofit work experience preferred
  • Intermediate computer experience and demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheets
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains software desirable

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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, skills groups, behavioral supports for health conditions, crisis management, behavioral health case management, care coordination, and consultation.

  • Full time
  • $2,000 sign-on bonus
  • Master’s level degree in a recognized mental health field required
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred; English required
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Colorado state license or license eligible preferred
  • Experience in providing services in a primary care setting preferred

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Peer Specialist

Utilizes a psychosocial rehabilitative approach and lived experience to model, mentor, and coach effective strategies for recovery.

  • Full time
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience working with clients in a mental health or social service setting a plus
  • Successful completion of Peer Specialist Training preferred.
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred.

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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 transportation to and from facilities. They will use their recovery experiences as a means to help others diagnosed with a mental illness to find their own recovery process. This position 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 
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required
  • Mental Health First Aid training required; or, must complete first scheduled MHFA training after hire
  • Completion of Peer Specialist Training or willingness to obtain this training strongly preferred
  • Experience working with consumers of and/or family members of a consumer of mental health services a plus
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Medical Records Coordinator

Compiles, processes, and manages the client information generated for the organization. Must be knowledgeable in the techniques used in health information management and the laws protecting the client’s privacy regarding behavioral health information.

  • Full time
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Degree or Certificate in related field preferred; will be required within one year of employment
  • Experience working in a medical records department, to include tasks such as purging, filing, and responding to records requests preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Team Lead

The Team Lead is a direct service provider and is also a member of the management team for a given location and serves as the contact point for assigned team members. This position is responsible for providing effective behavioral health interventions to assist clients in reaching their treatment goals and to prevent a higher level of care; linking clients to other needed services and agencies; and performing supervisory duties as assigned with both Center staff and interns.

  • Full time
  • Positions available: Senior Services Team Lead
  • Master’s level degree in a recognized mental health profession required
  • Colorado state license required
  • CAC II or III preferred
  • Two years post-licensure experience in a community mental health center
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Chief Compliance Officer

The Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) is a senior executive position and is responsible for the development and oversight of the Corporate Compliance Program, functioning as an independent and objective body that reviews and evaluates compliance issues/concerns within the organization. The position ensures the Board of Directors, management and employees are in compliance with the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies, that company policies and procedures are being followed, and that behavior in the organization meets the agency’s Standards of Conduct. In conjunction with other senior executive positions, the CCO is responsible for the oversight of the contract management process, as well as development of specific standard for negotiation, administration, and termination of contracts, subcontracts, and cooperative agreements. This position works closely with the agency’s legal counsel and program staff.

  • Full time
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in business, health care or related field, e.g. health care administration, business, education, or counseling required. Graduate degree, MA, JD, or Ph.D/Psy.D. preferred.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a health care organization or related field, to include demonstrated leadership.
  • Five years of behavioral health experience is preferred.
  • Prior experience in contract administration and management is preferred.
  • Certification in Health Care Compliance preferred; will be required within one year of employment.
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record required.
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred.

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Delta County

Substance Use Disorder Therapist

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 include services provided in the jail, DUI classes, Drug Court, and other community/grant projects.

  • Full time
  • Master’s level degree in a recognized mental health field required
  • CAC II State of Colorado certification preferred
  • Experience in providing treatment for substance use disorders preferred
  • Spanish speaking a plus

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Gunnison County

Community Based Therapist

Utilizes a variety of person-centered, culturally sensitive treatment approaches to work with a diverse client population, with a focus on family therapy. 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 see clients in home as medically necessary.

  • Full-time
  • Fluency in English and Spanish required
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Colorado state professional license required (or transferrable out-of-state license); LCSW preferred
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans

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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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Office Coordinator

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
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish preferred
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Office training or previous work in human service setting desirable
  • Two years’ previous office experience essential

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Ouray County

Outpatient Therapist – Ridgway

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
  • 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
  • Colorado state license or license eligible

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San Miguel County

Office Coordinator – Norwood

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
  • Office training or previous work in human service setting desirable
  • Two years’ previous office experience is essential
  • Medical billing experience preferred

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PRN After Hours On Call Emergency Services Therapist

Responsible for providing emergency services response to the San Miguel 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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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.

Our Leadership Team

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**