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

Crisis Walk-In Center – Montrose

Assistant Director of Nursing

Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing (DON), the Assistant Director of Nursing provides lead oversight for the operation of services offered at the Crisis Walk-In Center. The Assistant DON will also work with the DON to share in the responsibilities of supervisory oversight of nurse and medical services offered at all CMH service locations. Develops and implements policies and procedures to create a workflow that is effective and efficient, providing excellent client care. Supports, coaches, and role models all aspects of CWC are. 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.

  • Full-time
  • Graduation from an accredited program of registered nursing – Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required.
  • Colorado Registered Nurse licensure, current and valid, required
  • National certification as a psychiatric nurse a plus
  • 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-$82,820, commensurate with licensure, education, 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
  • Starting pay: $12.62-$15.14 hourly base pay; commensurate with education, relevant experience, and certification. Additional pay available for bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates.
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential

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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

Outpatient Therapist
Delta

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. May 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 – CACREP or CSWE accredited
  • 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-$49,490 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,510-$62,620 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Gunnison County

Mobile Crisis Clinician
Part-Time, on-call rotation
Multiple PRN positions available

Responsible for providing emergency services to the Gunnison and Hinsdale Counties area. Responsible for completing a crisis evaluation when dispatched through the Crisis Walk-In Center when it is determined that a client is needing an emergency mobile evaluation.

  • Part-time/PRN, on call
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required; CACREP or CSWE accredited program strongly preferred
  • Colorado state license or license eligible strongly preferred (LPC, LCSW, LMFT)
  • Two years behavioral health or law enforcement and crisis experience preferred
  • Must pass required pre-employment drug test
  • Required to receive a flu shot during annual flu season (September-December)
  • Compensation: $17 per hour for all on call & response hours

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Montrose County

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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Outpatient Therapist
Montrose

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. May 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 – CACREP or CSWE accredited
  • 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-$49,490 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,510-$62,620 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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School-Based Mental Health Specialist
Montrose-based

The goal of the School-Based Mental Health Specialist is to provide high-quality behavioral health outreach, linkage, consultation, and collaboration between the community mental health center and local school distrcits. The School-Based Mental Health Specialist has the ability to work broadly on systemic issues within schools and school distrcits, as well as work closely with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Full-time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required – CACREP or CSWE accredited
  • Current Colorado license – LCSW, LPC, or LMFT – strongly preferred; must be license-eligible
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans preferred
  • Experience with youth facing challenging situations
  • Experience in a school-based setting
  • Starting salary: $41,410-$49,490 for unlicensed master’s level; $51,510-$62,620 for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, 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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Call Center & Front Office Operations Manager
Montrose-based

Manages the day-to-day operations of the Call Center and/or Front Office in either the Montrose and Ouray County offices (Front Office and Call Center); or the Gunnison, San Miguel, and Delta County offices (Front Office); to ensure organized planning, scheduling, and compliance, as well as operational efficiency and superior client experience.

  • Full-time
  • Bachelor’s level degree in a human-service or business-related field preferred; minimum education of high school diploma or GED required
  • Three years’ experience working in customer service, and/or related human services/clinical environment.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Experience working in an electronic health record preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish preferred
  • Starting salary: $51,510-$62,640, commensurate with education 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. Includes facilitation of new and existing client records, supporting clinical staff by managing all non-clinical and administrative paperwork, collection of payment for services rendered, and interaction with all departments within the company and with other community agencies. This position includes cross-training at our office locations, as well as provides coverage for front office and call center staff leave time, and coverage of vacant offices as needed. 

  • Multiple positions – 1 Full-Time position and 2 PRN/as-needed positions available
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum 2 years of office experience required
  • Experience in a mental health or human services setting strongly preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting wage: $12.62-$15.14 per hour, commensurate with education, relevant experience, and certifications

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Ouray County

No positions currently available

San Miguel County

No positions currently available

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**