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

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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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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Quality Improvement Specialist

Responsible for assisting management of the Center’s Quality Improvement and Utilization Management programs. Recommends strategies to ensure Best Practices approach within Center programs. Position is also the contact for Consumer Grievances.

  • Master’s degree in appropriate behavioral health field preferred; bachelor’s degree may be considered with minimum of 5 years relevant experience. 
  • Must have experience in managed care, systems planning and development, utilization management, and consumer issues.
  • Priority will be given to graduate training and/or 3-5 years work experience in a Community Mental Health Center.
  • Behavioral health experience 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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Peer Respite Specialist

Utilizes a psychosocial rehabilitative approach to support clients in their recovery following a crisis episode or event. Part of the Emergency Services Team; uses lived experience to model, mentor, and coach effective strategies for recovery.

  • Full time
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Successful completion of Peer Specialist training preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish 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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Delta County

School Based Therapist

Provides school-based mental health services and substance abuse prevention services to the student population of assigned school. Services to include: individual, group, and family therapy; social emotional group activities; skills groups; behavioral support; crisis management; care coordination; and case consultation services. Service delivery will be school-based and service goals include improving the functioning and coping skills of students, and linking students to needed services and agencies in the community. Position performs “floater” job duties, clinical and/or administrative, during times school is not in session.

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

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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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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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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**