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careers@centermh.org

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

Open Positions

Crisis Walk-In Center – Montrose

Assistant Clinical Director of Emergency Services

Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing (DON), the Assistant Clinical Director of Emergency Services provides lead oversight for the clinical operations of services offered at and incoordination with the Crisis Walk-In Center. Works closely with the Assistant Nursing Director of Emergency Services to ensure full operations of clinical and medical coordination of services offered at the Walk-In Center, Crisis Stabilization Unit, Withdrawal Management, and connected programs. Directly supervises CWC management and identified staff to ensure full operations of CWC and other related programs. 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 CWC care. Provides oversight of clinical interventions while evaluating and monitoring clinical outcomes. Empowers staff by delegating responsibility/authority to those demonstrating competence in decision making. Gathers and prepares appropriate documentation to support the ongoing functions of the CWC. Assures compliance with current state and other professional organizational standards.

  • Full-time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Valid, current Colorado state license required – LCSW, LPC, or LMFT
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in mental health required
  • Experience in coordinating mental health intervention plans and services with other agencies preferred
  • 3-5 years’ supervisory experience in the psychiatric or mental health field preferred
  • Starting salary: $69,690 commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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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: $32.42 per hour (for candidates who meet minimum qualifications); extra compensation added based on relevant experience and education

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Crisis Line Representative

(Multiple positions available)

The Crisis Line Representative answers all crisis calls coming in to our 24/7 Crisis Walk-In Center location – primarily calls from people experiencing a mental health or substance use disorder crisis. Calls are triaged and either safety planned to outpatient location, sent to ER, or CWC. Calls must be answered live and representative must have good critical thinking skills and remain calm in stressful situations. Demonstrates excellent client care/customer service skills by providing enhanced client experience with every contact.

  • Full-time
  • Bachelor’s degree required; degree in psychology, social work, sociology, or health care strongly preferred
  • CPR First Aid certified
  • One year experience in customer service and/or related clinical environment essential. Working knowledge of medical terminology
  • Ability to communicate effectively over the telephone and exercise sound judgement to handle calls appropriately
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting wage: $17.32/hour; commensurate with education, certification, and 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.

  • Full-time
  • Bachelor’s degree required; degree in psychology, social work, or human services strongly preferred
  • 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 wage: $16.43/hour; commensurate with relevant experience

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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.

  • Full-time
  • 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 salary: $56,206 annually, commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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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: $20.90/hour for unlicensed master’s level; $26.00/hour for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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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.

  • 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
  • $500 sign-on bonus (1/2 paid upon hire, 1/2 paid after 6 months of employment)
  • Starting salary: $43,480 for unlicensed master’s level; $54,085 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Transportation Mental Health Technician

Provides a broad range of support to ensure clients are as comfortable as possible during transport to and from other facilities. Duties include engaging clients in specialized care, and providing administrative support.

  • Full-time
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Valid driver license and clean driving record required
  • 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: $13.25/hour; 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, some case management, and providing administrative support.

  • Full-time
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 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: $13.25/hour; commensurate with relevant experience

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Delta County

PRN Office Coordinator/Call Center Representative

Provides a broad range of office duties and administrative support as directed by the Call Center & Front Office Manager and regional management to facilitate the operation of the office. Provides needed relief and coverage for Office Coordinator and Call Center Representative positions for all Center locations. This includes cross training at our office locations, as well as providing coverage for PTO, bereavement, and sick leave as administrative support. Travel may be required to other offices as needed.

  • PRN – as needed
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Basic Microsoft computer & keyboarding skills required
  • Office training or previous work in human services setting a big plus
  • Medical billing experience preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Assistant Regional Director

Responsible for administrative and clinical supervision of staff, as well as overseeing operations of the office and collaboration of services within the community. 

  • Full-time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Colorado state license or license eligible preferred (LPC, LCSW, LMFT)
  • Three years’ post-graduate experience & one year administrative experience required
  • Starting salary: $62,620, commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Substance Use Disorder Therapist

Utilizes a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients, primarily with substance use disorders. 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 strongly preferred
  • Experience providing treatment for substance use disorders preferred
  • 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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PRN Outpatient Therapist
(Contract position)

Utilizes a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients. Delivers and documents individual, group, and family therapy; crisis intervention; and case management services in an outpatient setting.

  • PRN – as needed; no guaranteed minimum of hours
  • Contract position 
  • 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
  • Compensation: $45 per hour

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Gunnison 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: $45,551 for unlicensed master’s level; $56,661 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Licensed Outpatient Therapist
Part-Time

Utilizes a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients. Delivers and documents individual, group, and family therapy; crisis intervention; and case management services in an outpatient setting.

  • Part-time – 20 hours per week
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Colorado state license required – LCSW preferred
  • Colorado CAC II or higher certification preferred
  • Experience providing treatment for substance use disorders preferred
  • Starting salary: $28,330.50 annually, commensurate with licensure, certification, and relevant experience

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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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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.

  • Full-time
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology, social work, etc. required
  • Valid driver license required
  • Experience: Minimum of one year experience in mental health or human services setting required
  • Experience working with community organizations as an advocate for high-need individuals preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting wage: $15.64/hour; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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PRN Office Coordinator/Call Center Representative

Provides a broad range of office duties and administrative support as directed by the Call Center & Front Office Manager and regional management to facilitate the operation of the office. Provides needed relief and coverage for Office Coordinator and Call Center Representative positions for all Center locations. This includes cross training at our office locations, as well as providing coverage for PTO, bereavement, and sick leave as administrative support. Travel may be required to other offices as needed.

  • PRN – as needed
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Basic Microsoft computer & keyboarding skills required
  • Office training or previous work in human services setting a big plus
  • Medical billing experience preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Outpatient Therapist

Utilizes a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients. 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: $41,410 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,510 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Integrated Care & Outpatient Therapist

(Naturita – West End of Montrose County)

Utilizes a variety of treatment approaches to work with a diverse client and patient population. Service goals include 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. This position is located in a rural/frontier area.

  • Full-time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Experience treating children, adolescents, and families required
  • Colorado state license or license eligible strongly preferred (LPC, LCSW, LMFT); LCSW preferred
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Experience providing treatment for both substance use disorders and mental health preferred
  • Starting salary: $45,551 for unlicensed master’s level; $56,661 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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PRN Outpatient Therapist
(Contract position)

Utilizes a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients. Delivers and documents individual, group, and family therapy; crisis intervention; and case management services in an outpatient setting.

  • PRN – as needed; no guaranteed minimum of hours
  • Contract position 
  • 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
  • Compensation: $45.00 per hour

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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. Supports the Controller in the administration of the business operations of The Center and related companies.

  • Full-time
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or related field from an accredited institution required
  • CPA certification a plus
  • Experience: 5 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 strongly desirable
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting salary: $62,620 annually; commensurate with education, certification, 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 management to facilitate the operation of the office.

  • Full-time
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Basic Microsoft computer & keyboarding skills required
  • Office training or previous work in human services setting a big plus
  • Medical billing experience preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting wage: $12.62/hour, commensurate with 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 laws protecting clients’ privacy regarding behavioral health information.

  • Full-time
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Experience working in a medical records department preferred, to include tasks such as purging, filing, and responding to records requests
  • Experience documenting and billing for services provided a plus
  • Basic Microsoft computer & keyboarding skills required
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting wage: $15.64/hour, commensurate with relevant experience

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Ouray County

PRN Office Coordinator/Call Center Representative

Provides a broad range of office duties and administrative support as directed by the Call Center & Front Office Manager and regional management to facilitate the operation of the office. Provides needed relief and coverage for Office Coordinator and Call Center Representative positions for all Center locations. This includes cross training at our office locations, as well as providing coverage for PTO, bereavement, and sick leave as administrative support. Travel may be required to other offices as needed.

  • PRN – as needed
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Basic Microsoft computer & keyboarding skills required
  • Office training or previous work in human services setting a big plus
  • Medical billing experience preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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PRN Outpatient Therapist
(Contract position)

Utilizes a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients. Delivers and documents individual, group, and family therapy; crisis intervention; and case management services in an outpatient setting.

  • PRN – as needed; no guaranteed minimum of hours
  • Contract position 
  • 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
  • Compensation: $45.00 per hour

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San Miguel County

Outpatient Therapist

(Telluride)

Utilizes a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients, including those with clients with substance use disorder issues. This will include services in the San Miguel County 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
  • $700 per month housing stipend offered
  • Starting salary: $45,551 for unlicensed master’s level; $56,661 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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PRN Outpatient Therapist
(Contract position)

Utilizes a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients. Delivers and documents individual, group, and family therapy; crisis intervention; and case management services in an outpatient setting.

  • PRN – as needed; no guaranteed minimum of hours
  • Contract position 
  • 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
  • Compensation: $45.00 per hour

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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**