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

Open Positions

Montrose County

Registered Nurse

Under general supervision, provides professional nursing care to clients at the Crisis Walk-In Clinic. Works with clinical and case management staff to coordinate care and assist in treatment plans for clients; performs other related work. CMH is opening a Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-In-Clinic, and Withdrawal Management Unit in Montrose in early 2019. The 24/7 facility will serve people in crisis for stabilization, evaluation, and acute mental health and/or substance use treatment needs.

  • Full time; located at Crisis Walk-In Clinic (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
  • Starting salary: $53,000 annually, commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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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
  • Starting salary: $41,000 for unlicensed, master’s level; $51,000 for licensed, master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Crisis Walk-In Clinic Psychiatric APRN

Participates with a multi-disciplinary team to deliver medical services to the clients of the Center and the CWC. Also serves in a consulting capacity to agency staff and other healthcare providers. The Center for Mental Health is opening a Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-In Clinic, and Withdrawal Management unit (CWC) in Montrose in early 2019. The 24/7 facility will serve people in crisis for stabilization, evaluation, and acute mental health and/or substance use treatment needs.

  • 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
  • Starting salary: $116,000 annually; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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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
  • Hourly rates: $4/hr on call; $12.50/hr respite care; $20/hr transportation.

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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
  • Starting salary: $41,000 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,000 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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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
  • Starting salary: $41,000 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,000 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Director of Nursing

Under the supervision of the Chief Clinical Officer, the Director of Nursing is responsible for directing, planning, coordinating, and supervising the effective and efficient use of health and medical related services for the Center for Mental Health. In collaboration with the Medical Director, the Director of Nursing designs, improves, coordinates, implements, and oversees the operations of service delivery from the medical team to clients. Collaborates with other departments, medical professionals, consultants, and organizations, including government agencies, to develop, support, and coordinate care, related administrative functions, and to represent the interests of the Center.

  • Full-time
  • Graduation from an accredited program of registered nursing required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree required
  • Current, valid Registered Nurse license issued by the Colorado Board of Registered Nursing required
  • 5-7 years of management experience required
  • Experience in the mental health field strongly preferred
  • National certification as a psychiatric nurse preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting salary: $76,000 annually; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Crisis Walk-In Clinic Nurse Manager

Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, the Nurse Manager oversees nursing and medical assistant staff at the CWC. Develops and implements policies and procedures to create a work-flow that is effective and efficient providing excellent client care. Supports, coaches, and role models all aspects of nursing care. Provides prescribed medical treatment and nursing care interventions while evaluating and monitoring outcomes. Empowers staff by delegating responsibility/authority to those demonstrating competence in decision making. Works closely with the mental health team to complete mental health assessments. Gathers and prepares appropriate documentation to support the ongoing functions of the CWC. Assures compliance with current state and other professional organizational standards. CMH is opening a Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-In Clinic, and Withdrawal Management unit (CWC) in Montrose in early 2019. The 24/7 facility will serve people in crisis for stabilization, evaluation, and acute mental health and/or substance use treatment needs.

  • Full-time
  • Graduation from an accredited program of registered nursing required
  • Current, valid Registered Nurse license issued by the Colorado Board of Registered Nursing required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree preferred
  • 3-5 years nursing experience in the mental health field preferred
  • Experience in coordinating mental health intervention plans and services with other agencies preferred
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience in the psychiatric field preferred
  • National certification as a psychiatric nurse a plus
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting salary: $69,000 annually; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Facilities and Fleet Coordinator

Oversees and participates in the maintenance and repair of buildings, equipment, grounds, and vehicles of the Center and its related companies. Keeps these assets in good working order and in accordance with facility and vehicle policies and local, state, and federal regulations. Acts as the Safety Coordinator for the Center.

  • Full time
  • Minimum high school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum 3 years of independent experience in building and grounds maintenance, repair, and minor construction
  • Starting salary: $44,000 annually; commensurate with relevant experience.

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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
  • Starting salary: $31,000 annually; commensurate with education, certification, and relevant experience

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HR Generalist
(Temporary)

Under the direction of the Human Resources Director, the HR Generalist is responsible for providing support in the various human resource management functions, including a focus on recruiting, documentation, and file maintenance.

  • Part time: 16 hours per week
  • Temporary position
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resource field preferred; or, 4 years human resource specific experience; or a combination of experience and certification
  • Prior recruitment experience, preferable in healthcare/behavioral health a plus
  • Hourly rate: $21.15/hr; commensurate with education and relevant experience

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Walk-In Clinic Clinician

Responsible to provide crisis services to people of all ages who present themselves to the CWC with a self-defined mental health crisis. The Walk-in Clinic Clinician will conduct a full comprehensive assessment to make recommendations for level of care. CMH is opening a Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-In Clinic, and Withdrawal Management unit (CWC) in Montrose in early 2019. The 24/7 facility will serve people in crisis for stabilization, evaluation, and acute mental health and/or substance use treatment needs.

  • 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 preferred
  • Preferred minimum of 2 years mental health counseling and/or emergency and/or crisis intervention experience
  • Colorado state license or license eligible preferred
  • Starting salary: $41,000 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,000 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Lead Employment Specialist

Provides oversight to the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) supported employment program. Ensures good program outcomes by providing training, supervision, and by working side-by-side with employment specialists (field mentoring). Attempts to meet most people who receive IPS services. Monitors outcomes and implements quality improvement plans. Acts as a liaison to other departments and agencies. Supervises employment specialists. Provides IPS supported employment services for a caseload.

  • Full-time
  • Bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation counseling or related field required; master’s degree preferred
  • Preference will be given to past experience in a community mental health center or human services agency
  • Previous supervisory experience 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
  • Starting salary: $44,000 annually; commensurate with education and relevant experience

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Employment Specialist

The employment specialist is responsible for job development and the delivery of vocational rehabilitation services to adults who have mental illnesses. Employment specialists collaborate with other treatment providers and community members to promote long-term success. Services are based on the eight principles of the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of supported employment, an evidence-based practice that promotes independence and community integration.

  • 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
  • Starting salary: $31,000 annually; commensurate with relevant experience

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Mental Health Technician I

Provides a broad range of support to ensure clients are as comfortable as possible during their time spent at the Crisis Walk-In Center. Duties include engaging clients in specialized care and providing administrative support. CMH is opening a Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-In Clinic, and Withdrawal Management unit (CWC) in Montrose in early 2019. The 24/7 facility will serve people in crisis for stabilization, evaluation, and acute mental health and/or substance use treatment needs.

  • 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
  • Starting salary: $22,500 annually; commensurate with relevant experience

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Early Childhood Specialist

The Early Childhood Specialist will provide evidence-based mental health consultation to parents and educators in order to build the capacity of the adult(s) to support the social-emotional development of children ages 0-8 in early care and learning settings, such as family care homes, preschool, and kindergarten.

  • Full-time
  • Master’s degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required; degree with emphasis on children’s mental health preferred
  • Two years’ post graduate experience providing services to children ages 0-8 preferred
  • Training in conducting mental health status assessments to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Infant Mental Health endorsement preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting salary: $41,000 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,000 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Medical Records Coordinator

Compiles, processes, and manages the client information generated for the organization. Engages with future and current clients to assist with coordination of care. Must be knowledgeable in the techniques used in health information management and the laws protecting clients’ privacy regarding behavioral health information.

  • Full-time
  • Bachelor’s degree in a human service related field required
  • Experience working in a medical records department, to include tasks such as purging, filing, and responding to records requests preferred
  • Experience documenting and billing for services provided a plus
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting salary: $31,000 annually; commensurate with relevant experience

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Mental Health Technician II

Provides a broad range of support to ensure clients are as comfortable as possible during their time spent at the Crisis Walk-In Center. Duties include engaging clients in specialized care, some case management, and providing administrative support. CMH is opening a Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-In Clinic, and Withdrawal Management unit (CWC) in Montrose in early 2019. The 24/7 facility will serve people in crisis for stabilization, evaluation, and acute mental health and/or substance use treatment needs.

  • 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
  • Starting salary: $27,900 annually; commensurate with relevant experience

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Delta County

Outpatient Therapist
(Hotchkiss location)

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
  • Starting salary: $41,000 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,000 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Office Coordinator

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

  • Full-time
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Proficiency with various computer platforms a big plus
  • Experience in an office setting essential
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting salary: $25,000 annually; commensurate with relevant experience.

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Assertive Community Treatment Case 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’ psycho-social/mental functional ability to meet basic needs to move toward recovery. Responsible for all clinical documentation of client interactions.

  • Part-time – 30 hours per week
  • Bachelor’s level degree in social service, health education, or public health required
  • Must have a valid Colorado driver license
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in mental health or human services required
  • 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
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting salary: $23,250 annually; commensurate with education and relevant experience.

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Gunnison County

Peer Specialist
(Crested Butte)

Utilizes a psychosocial, rehabilitative approach to support clients in their recovery. Approaches clients from personal, lived experience with mental health and substance use disorder recovery. Conducts group and individual services. Includes weekend hours.

  • 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
  • Starting salary: $25,000 annually; commensurate with relevant experience

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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 Call Center & Front Office Manager and Regional Director to facilitate the operation of the office. Includes interaction with clients and clinical staff, handling of clinical and administrative paperwork, interaction with Administrative office of the Center, and utilization of the Center’s electronic health record.

  • Full-time
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Proficiency with various computer platforms a big plus
  • Experience in an office setting essential
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting salary: $25,000 annually; commensurate with relevant experience

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San Miguel County

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
  • Starting salary: $41,000 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,000 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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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
  • Starting salary: $41,000 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,000 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Ouray County

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. Based in Ridgway; responsible for direction of Ouray and part of 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 and one year administrative experience required
  • Colorado state license or license eligible – LCSW, LPC, or LMFT
  • Starting salary: $69,000 annually; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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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**