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

Open Positions

Crisis Walk-In Center – Montrose

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
  • Starting wage: $19.90-$23.79/hour for unlicensed master’s level; $24.76-$30.10/hour for licensed master’s level; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential in addition to advertised hourly rate
    • $1000 sign-on bonus; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after 6 months of employment

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Emergency Services Program Manager

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

  • Full-time
  • Master’s degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required; CACREP- or CSWE-accredited a big plus
  • Colorado state licensure – LCSW, LPC, or LMFT required
  • Certified Addiction Counselor II or higher a plus
  • Training in conducting diagnostic evaluations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Minimum of 2 years emergency services/crisis intervention experience required
  • Minimum 2 years supervisor/administration experience required
  • Must have valid Colorado Driver License
  • Starting salary: $62,620-$74,740; commensurate with education, certification, and relevant experience
    • $1,000 Sign-on Bonus! $500 paid after first day of employment; $500 paid after 6 months of employment

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Assistant Director of Nursing
Sign-on Bonus available!

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
    • Position eligible for $1,500 sign-on bonus; half paid after hire, half paid after 6 months of employment

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Peer Specialist

Utilizes a psychosocial rehabilitative approach to support clients in their recovery. Approaches treatment through a lens of lived behavioral health/substance abuse disorder experience.

  • Full-time
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Experience working with clients in a mental health or social service setting strongly preferred
  • Current Peer Specialist certification preferred
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting wage: $12.62-$15.14/hour; commensurate with relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential

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Mental Health Technician II
Multiple positions available

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, answering The Center’s 24/7 crisis phone line, staffing the Walk-In Clinic, providing administrative support, and other duties as assigned.

  • Full-Time – 36 hours per week
  • Bachelor’s degree required; degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field strongly preferred
  • 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: $15.65-$17.67/hour; commensurate with relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential
    • $1,000 sign-on bonus; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after 6 months of employment

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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
    • $500 sign-on bonus; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after 6 months of employment

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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
  • $500 sign-on bonus; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after 6 months of employment

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Mobile Crisis Technician

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/hour on call pay; $12.50/hour training pay; $20.00/hour response time
    • $500 sign-on bonus; half paid after hire; half paid after 6 months of employment 

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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 compensation: $53,530-$64,640, commensurate with education, certification, and experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential
    • $1,000 sign-on bonus; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after 6 months of employment

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Mental Health Technician I
Multiple positions available

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 – 36 hours per week
  • 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: $12.62-$15.14/hour; commensurate with relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential
    • $1,000 sign-on bonus; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after 6 months of employment

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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
    • $500 sign-on bonus; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after 6 months of employment

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Case Manager

This position is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides services designed to assist and support an individual diagnosed with or being assessed for a mental health disorder, to gain access to needed medical, social, educational, and other services, as well as provide care coordination and care transportation services. 

  • Full-time
  • Bachelor’s level degree in social work, psychology, health education, or public health required
  • Must have valid Colorado Driver License
  • Preferred minimum of 1 year of experience in mental health or human services
  • 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
  • Starting wage: $15.65-$17.67 per hour; commensurate with education, certification, and relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis Program differential

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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
    • $500 sign-on bonus; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after 6 months of employment

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Delta County

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Case Manager

This position is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides comprehensive, psycho-social services designed to improve or maintain a client’s 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
  • Bachelor’s level degree in social work, psychology, health education, or public health required
  • Must have valid Colorado Driver License
  • Preferred minimum of 1 year of experience in mental health or human services
  • 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
  • Starting wage: $15.65-$17.67 per hour; commensurate with education, certification, and relevant experience

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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 degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required; CACREP- or CSWE-accredited a big plus
  • Colorado state licensure – LCSW, LPC, or LMFT required
  • Certified Addiction Counselor II or higher a plus
  • Training in conducting diagnostic evaluations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Minimum of 2 years emergency services/crisis intervention experience required
  • Minimum 2 years supervisor/administration experience required
  • Must have valid Colorado Driver License
  • Starting salary: $62,620-$74,740; commensurate with education, certification, and relevant experience

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Gunnison County

Mobile Crisis Clinician
FT, PT, or PRN positions available
$$ Sign-On Bonus for all positions!! $$

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. The Center aims to provide 24/7 coverage to this region and is hiring multiple positions.

  • Full-time, Part-time, or PRN depending on availability
  • 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:
    • PRN positions: $17 per hour whether you get called out for a crisis evaluation or not! Hourly rate applies to all on-call and response hours.
    • Full-Time (30-40 hours weekly) and Part-Time (20-29 hours weekly) positions: $19.90-$30.10 per hour; benefits eligible. Compensation commensurate with education, licensure, certification, and relevant experience as a master’s level clinician.
  • $1000 sign-on bonus; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after after 6 months of employment ($500 bonus for PT/PRN positions; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after 6 months of employment). 

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Case Manager
Gunnison

This position is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides services designed to assist and support an individual diagnosed with or being assessed for a mental health disorder, to gain access to needed medical, social, educational, and other services, as well as provide care coordination and care transportation services. 

  • Full-time
  • Bachelor’s level degree in social work, psychology, health education, or public health required
  • Must have valid Colorado Driver License
  • Preferred minimum of 1 year of experience in mental health or human services
  • 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
  • Starting wage: $15.65-$17.67 per hour; commensurate with education, certification, and relevant experience

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Office Coordinator
Crested Butte

TProvides a broad range of office duties and administrative support as directed by the Call Center & Front Office Operations Managers, 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 may include cross-training at our office locations, as well as providing coverage for Front Office and Call Center PTO, bereavement, sick leave as administrative support. Travel may be included to other offices if needed.

  • Full-time
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • One year of customer service or other related clinical environment experience required
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Basic Microsoft computer and keyboarding skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively by telephone and exercise sound judgement to handle calls appropriately
  • Starting wage: $12.62-$15.14 per hour; commensurate with education, certification, and relevant experience

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Mobile Crisis Technician

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/hour on call pay; $12.50/hour training pay; $20.00/hour response time
    • $500 sign-on bonus; half paid after hire; half paid after 6 months of employment 

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Montrose County

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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Case Manager
Montrose

This position is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides services designed to assist and support an individual diagnosed with or being assessed for a mental health disorder, to gain access to needed medical, social, educational, and other services, as well as provide care coordination and care transportation services. 

  • Full-time
  • Bachelor’s level degree in social work, psychology, health education, or public health required
  • Must have valid Colorado Driver License
  • Preferred minimum of 1 year of experience in mental health or human services
  • 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
  • Starting wage: $15.65-$17.67 per hour; commensurate with education, certification, and relevant experience

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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**