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

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: $15.64/hour; commensurate with relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential

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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: $53,530 annually, commensurate with education, licensure, and 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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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: $12.62/hour; commensurate with relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential

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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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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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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

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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Human Resources Generalist
(Part-time)

Under the direction of the Human Resource Director, the Human Resource Generalist is responsible for providing support in the various human resource management functions, which include recruiting, documentation, and file maintenance.  

  • Part-time – 24 hours per week
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field; or 4 years human resource specific experience, or a combination of experience and certification
  • Prior recruitment experience, preferable in healthcare/behavioral health a huge plus
  • Starting wage: $21.36-$25.25 per hour; commensurate with education, certification, 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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Medical Care Manager
(2 positions available!)

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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Practice Manager

Under supervision of the Director of Nursing, and in collaboration with the Medical Director, the Practice Manager organizes, administers, and oversees the operation of the Medical Services care team. The Practice Manager oversees and coordinates clinical and medical continuum services functions, ensures quality of treatment and compliance with company goals. The Practice Manager is also responsible for the administrative oversight of the team including financial, resource, and facilities management. The Practice Manager is responsible to coordinate with non-clinical managers and leaders to ensure outpatient continuum of services receives needed administration in quality, compliance, fiscal operations, human resources, information technology, and business relations.

  • Full-time
  • Minimum education of high school diploma or GED; degree, certification, or training in a medical- or clinical-based field strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years experience providing direct oversight of a medical or clinicl-based setting required
  • Supervisory and Project Management experience essential
  • Strong skills in problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Starting salary: $51,510-$62,620, commensurate with education, certifications, 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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IOP Substance Use Disorder Therapist
(2 positions available!)

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 services in the jail, DUI classes, Drug Court, and other community/grant projects.

  • Full-time; 2 positions available
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • CAC II, CAC III, or LAC state of Colorado eligible strongly preferred
  • Colorado state license or license eligible strongly preferred (LPC, LCSW, LMFT)
  • Experience providing treatment for substance use disorders essential
  • Starting salary: $41,410 for unlicensed, master’s level; $51,510 for licensed, master’s level; commensurate with education, relevant experience, licensure, and certification

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Grants Administrator

The Grants Administrator is responsible for adhering to the CMH grants policy and processes; identifying grant funding sources; researching grants; reviewing the grant application and adhering to it; drafting a grant summary for leadership to consider; compiling application data; writing grant applications; and coordinating the Grant Project Management Team inclusive of deliverables and deadlines. This position maintains records of all funding awards and grant applications, both awarded and rejected. The Grants Administrator will formally seek funding on behalf of The Center for Mental Health and any of its holdings.

  • Part-time, 30 hours per week, benefit-eligible
  • Bachelor’s level degree in English, communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, or other relevant field, as well as 3-5 years strong grant writing experience in health care field strongly preferred
  • Previous experience with nonprofit fundraising preferred
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments
  • Behavioral health experience preferred
  • Starting salary: $41,208, commensurate with education, certifications, and relevant experience

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Utilization Management Coordinator

This position is responsible for the development and ongoing oversight of the Utilization Management (UM) Program for The Center for Mental Health. Provides utilization management (such as prospective, concurrent, and retrospective review) to best meet he specific behavioral healthcare needs of clients and to promote quality and cost-effective outcomes and appropriate payment for services.

  • Full-time
  • Bachelor’s level degree in a human service-related field required; Master’s level preferred
  • Experience working in a medical records department, to include tasks such as purging, filing, and responding to records requests preferred
  • Understand insurance verifications, prior authorizations, coinsurances, deductibles, and copays
  • Must have strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong skills in problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience documenting and billing for services provided
  • Starting salary: $44,440-$52,520, commensurate with education, certifications, 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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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 a recognized mental health field required
  • Colorado license required – LCSW, LPC, or LMFT
  • Certified Addictions Counselor II or higher a plus
  • 3 years’ post-graduate behavioral health experience
  • Priority will be given to prior work experience in a community mental health center
  • Starting salary: $62,620-$74,740 annually, commensurate with education, licensure, and 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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Early Childhood Specialist
(Serves Ouray and San Miguel counties)

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.

  • Part-time, 20 hours per week
  • 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)
  • Two years post graduate experience providing services to children ages 0-8 preferred
  • Infant Mental Health endorsement preferred
  • Experience with providing child therapy, in family advocacy, and in psychoeducation and psychosocial trainings 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

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San Miguel County

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**