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

Jail Based Behavioral Services Case Manager

Provides life skills groups, referral, and linkages to inmates at the jails throughout the Center’s 6-county catchment area. Collaborates with clinical and psychiatric staff and with community agencies. Assists inmates in successfully transitioning to communities.

  • Full-time
  • Based in Montrose, but covers jails in all CMH counties
  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Experience providing mental health treatment or human services case management a plus
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Quality Assurance Director

The Quality Assurance Director is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective quality program, and providing centralized oversight of the Center’s efforts. The position coordinates with other members of the Management Team to ensure that clinical services of the Center function in compliance and within the quality improvement and accreditation standards of the Center.

  • Full-time
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree – master’s preferred – in appropriate behavioral health field, psychiatric nursing, or other related behavioral health or health field is required, along with discipline-appropriate Colorado licensure.
  • Certification in Quality Assurance preferred. Must be willing to obtain certification within one year of employment.
  • Eight years post-grad experience in a mental health and/or health profession required.
  • Three years experience as a healthcare quality improvement officer, or similar discipline, preferred.
  • Minimum of three years experience in management level positions required.
  • Experience in managed care, systems planning and development, utilization management, and consumer issues required.
  • Priority will be given to graduate training and/or prior work experience in a Community Mental Health setting.

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Medical Care Manager

(2 positions available)

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
  • Two positions available: Medical Care Manager and Medical Care Manager Float. Float position covers entire CMH catchment area depending on need for coverage.
  • 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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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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Call Center Representative

The Call Center Representative, under close supervision, answers all incoming calls on a multi-line phone system, transfers calls, reconciles appointments, assists in scheduling locations for psychiatric and clinical staff as needed. Obtains required demographic information, reminds clients of required information, performs some clerical duties as assigned. Demonstrates excellent customer service skills by providing enhanced client experience with every contact.

  • Full time
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; associate degree or related health care/sociology certification preferred
  • One year of experience in customer service and/or related clinical environment required
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Past experience with an electronic health record a big plus

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Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a senior executive position and is responsible for leading the strategy, implementation, and monitoring of all finance, accounting, and billing functions in support of the Center’s strategic vision and plan. Provides direction and oversight for the finance, accounting, and billing staff; develops financial policies and procedures, and directs their implementation; supervises the financial activities of the organization; and interacts with funding sources. The CFO participates in strategic planning, budget development and monitoring, program development and implementation, and community relations, on an ongoing basis.

  • Full time
  • Minimum: bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or related field with 7 years’ experience of increasingly responsible position in managing a financial and accounting department, including staff supervision. It is essential that the individual approaches the position with a strong orientation toward customer service and team-building. The position requires excellent leadership and communication skills, and the ability to work with all facets of the organization in a cooperative, collaborative manner.
  • Preferred: master’s degree in Business or Finance/Accounting with 10 years’ experience in organizational management. Direct experience in the health care industry, including work with managed care contracts, is strongly preferred.
  • CPA license preferred.

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Administrative Assistant

Provides a broad range of administrative and clerical support at the Center’s Administrative office. Includes handling of administrative paperwork, interaction with staff, visitors, and clients. Maintains confidentiality regarding all client information and identity.

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

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Call Center & Front Office Manager

Manages the day-to-day operations of the call center and front offices to ensure organized planning, scheduling, and compliance are focused on, as well as operational efficiency and superior client experience. Ensures compliance with demographic, insurance data, and fee structure at point of entry.

  • Full time
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in one of the recognized mental health professions strongly preferred. High school diploma or GED AND relevant experience required.
  • Three years of experience in customer service and/or related clinical environment required
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Past experience with an electronic health record a big plus

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Delta County

Peer Specialist

Uses a psychosocial rehabilitative approach to support clients in their recover. Uses lived experience to model, mentor, and coach effective strategies for recovery.

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

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School Based Behavioral Health Specialist

Provides high-quality behavioral health outreach, linkage, consultation, treatment, and collaboration between community mental health centers and school districts. The School Based Behavioral Health Specialist is a vital and unique resource within the community mental health center, and has the ability to work broadly on systemic issues within schools and school districts, as well as work closely with internal and external stakeholders, children, and families.

  • Full-time
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish preferred
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required; emphasis on children’s mental health preferred
  • Two years’ post graduate experience providing services to children of school age preferred
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Endorsement preferred
  • Experience with providing child therapy, in family advocacy, and in psycho-education and psychosocial trainings
  • Training in conducting mental health status assessments 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

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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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

(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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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**