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

Crisis Walk-In Center – Montrose

Emergency Services Program Manager

Responsible for co-supervision with emergency services management team of programs in the emergency services/crisis department. Reports directly to the Assistant Clinical Director of the Crisis Walk-In Center and supports identified program operations under limited supervision. The goal of The Center’s emergency services system is to respond to 24-hour daily program care for individuals presenting with a behavioral health crisis.

  • Full-time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Colorado state licensure – LCSW, LPC, or LMFT – required 
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years mental health counseling and/or emergency and/or crisis intervention experience required
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience required
  • Must hold a valid driver license
  • Starting salary: $62,620, commensurate with licensure, certification, and relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential

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Mobile Crisis Technician
(Multiple positions available)

The Mobile Crisis Technician position provides support to clients experiencing a behavioral health crisis during the client’s initial outreach or onset of crisis. Utilizes crisis triage skills as a means to help clients connect with a master’s level clinician to deescalate a  crisis situation. This position is part of a larger, multidisciplinary team that provides in-the-moment crisis services, 24/7/365.

  • Full-time
  • High school diploma or GED required; bachelor’s or master’s degree preferred
  • Valid driver license and clean driving record required
  • Required to pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Required to receive an annual flu shot & provide proof by Oct. 1 each year
  • Proficiency with Microsoft computers and various software 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
  • Compensation: $4.00 per hour on call; $12.50 per hour training, meetings & administrative duties; $20.00 per hour crisis response

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PRN Mobile Crisis Technician Pool

The Mobile Crisis Technician position provides support to clients experiencing a behavioral health crisis during the client’s initial outreach or onset of crisis. Utilizes crisis triage skills as a means to help clients connect with a master’s level clinician to deescalate a  crisis situation. This position is part of a larger, multidisciplinary team that provides in-the-moment crisis services, 24/7/365.

  • PRN – as needed, no guaranteed minimum of hours
  • High school diploma or GED required; bachelor’s or master’s degree preferred
  • Valid driver license and clean driving record required
  • Required to pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Required to receive an annual flu shot & provide proof by Oct. 1 each year
  • Proficiency with Microsoft computers and various software 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
  • Compensation: $4.00 per hour on call; $12.50 per hour training, meetings & administrative duties; $20.00 per hour crisis response

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PRN Mental Health Technician Pool

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.

  • PRN – as needed, no guaranteed minimum of hours
  • High school diploma or GED required; additional pay for bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency with Microsoft computers and various software 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 wage: $12.62/hour; commensurate with relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential

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PRN Walk-In 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 Clinician will conduct a full comprehensive assessment to make recommendations for level of care.

  • PRN – as needed
  • 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 wage: $19.90/hour for unlicensed master’s level; $24.76/hour for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential

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PRN Registered Nurse Pool

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.

  • PRN
  • 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/BLS certification
  • National certification as a Psychiatric Nurse a plus
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting wage: $25.73 per hour (for candidates who meet minimum qualifications); extra compensation added based on relevant experience and education
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential

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Delta County

Crisis Co-Responder

Works directly with law enforcement agencies to perform clinical functions. Responds with law enforcement to 911 calls in the community to conduct a crisis assessment, intervene, and disposition calls in the least restrictive 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)
  • One year behavioral health or law enforcement and crisis experience preferred
  • Must pass required drug test, law enforcement background check, and obtain a Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Starting salary: $41,410 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,510 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Gunnison County

No positions currently available

Montrose County

Crisis Co-Responder

(West end of Montrose County)

Works directly with law enforcement agencies to perform clinical functions. Responds with law enforcement to 911 calls in the community to conduct a crisis assessment, intervene, and disposition calls in the least restrictive setting.

  • Part-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)
  • One year behavioral health or law enforcement and crisis experience preferred
  • Must pass required drug test, law enforcement background check, and obtain a Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Starting salary: $22,775 for unlicensed master’s level; $28,330 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Jail Based Behavioral Services Substance Use Disorder Therapist
(Montrose County Jail)

Utilizes a variety of screening, assessment, treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a jail population with substance use disorder and co-occurring (SUD and mental health) disorders in a jail setting.

  • Full-time
  • 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 strongly preferred
  • Experience providing treatment for substance use disorders preferred
  • $500 sign-on bonus (1/2 payable upon hire, 1/2 payable after 6 months of employment)
  • Starting salary: $41,410 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,510 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Recovery Coach

Utilizes a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients with substance use disorder issues. This may include providing outreach and engagement, skills coaching, Treatment Court, and other community/grant projects. This position will also include providing case management services (including, but not limited to: providing assistance with access to MH/SUD treatment, medical/dental services, housing, basic needs, food, employment, and coordination of benefits).

  • Full-time
  • Bachelor’s level degree in a mental health or human services-related field required
  • Certified Addiction Counselor level II or III a big plus
  • Minimum 1 year experience providing treatment for, or working with, clients with substance use disorders required
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Basic Microsoft computer and keyboarding skills
  • Starting wage: $15.64-$17.66 per hour, commensurate with education, certifications, and 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 clients’ 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.

  • Full-time
  • Minimum education: bachelor’s degree required; degree in human services, social work, pyschology, or other mental health related field preferred
  • Current Certified Medical Assistant a huge plus; willingness to obtain certification within 9 months of hire
  • QMAP trained or willing to obtain certification after hire
  • Knowledge of psychiatric medication a big plus
  • Starting wage: $15.64 per hour, commensurate with education, certification, and relevant experience

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Contracts Coordinator

Under the general supervision of the Quality Assurance Director, the Contract Coordinator will review, analyze, create, negotiate, and audit all agency contract opportunities. This position will be relied upon to work equally well as part of a team and individually. The Coodinator is required to provide insight and guidance to the pertinent stakeholders in shaping and submitting contracts and provide administrative support to the various departments in areas to include, but not limited to, electronic data management, spreadsheet creation, reporting, and auditing of contracts.

  • Full-time
  • Bachelor’s level degree in a human-service or business-related field required (Paralegal Certificate or Certification a plus)
  • Experience working in a medical records department, to include tasks such as purging, filing, and responding to records requests preferred
  • Preferably, contract management, data analysis, and reporting experience
  • Communicating effectively; excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Starting salary: $44,440-$52,520, commensurate with education, certifications, and relevant experience

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Integrated & Outpatient Therapist
(Naturita & Norwood)

Utilizes a variety of treatment approaches to work with a diverse client and patient population. Service goals include, but are not limited to, providing prevention, early intervention, and treatment services, as well as group and family therapy, social and emotional group activities, skills groups, behavioral supports, crisis management, care coordination and consultation. Will also link clients to other services and agencies in the community.

  • 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 – LCSW, LPC, or LMFT
  • Certified Addictions Counselor II or higher a plus
  • Starting salary: $41,410 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,510 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 10% Resort Area differential

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Ouray County

No positions currently available

San Miguel County

Integrated & Outpatient Therapist
(Naturita & Norwood)

Utilizes a variety of treatment approaches to work with a diverse client and patient population. Service goals include, but are not limited to, providing prevention, early intervention, and treatment services, as well as group and family therapy, social and emotional group activities, skills groups, behavioral supports, crisis management, care coordination and consultation. Will also link clients to other services and agencies in the community.

  • 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 – LCSW, LPC, or LMFT
  • Certified Addictions Counselor II or higher a plus
  • Starting salary: $41,410 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,510 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 10% Resort Area differential

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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.

Many of the Center’s locations are approved sites for student loan repayment assistance with the Colorado Health Services Corps and the National Health Services Corps. Ask HR about specific locations.

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**