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

Open Positions

Montrose County

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. CMH is opening a Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-In-Clinic, and Withdrawal Management Unit in Montrose in early 2019. The 24/7 facility will serve people in crisis for stabilization, evaluation, and acute mental health and/or substance use treatment needs.

  • PRN; located at Crisis Walk-In Clinic (Montrose)
  • 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 certification
  • National certification as a Psychiatric Nurse a plus
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred

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Emergency Services Assistant Program Manager

Assists the ES Program Manager in the coordination of the crisis services system within the Center, compliance with state OBH rules and regulations. Oversees the Center’s crisis transportation and peer respite program. The goal of the Center’s crisis services system is to respond to emergency phone calls and face-to-face evaluations 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and to divert hospitalization whenever possible by utilizing alternative care.

  • Full-time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Colorado state licensure or license-eligible strongly preferred: LCSW, LPC, or LMFT
  • Training in conducting diagnostic evaluations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Minimum of 1 year emergency services/crisis intervention experience
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting salary: $60,600 annually; commensurate with education and relevant experience

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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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Medical Services Outpatient Nurse Manager

The Medical Services Manager will manage the Medical Services team and resources for prescribers, clients, and Center staff. This RN position will work in conjunction with the Medical Services Management team to oversee resources for medical staff providers, clients, and Center staff. Identifies, develops, and implements strategies for improvement within the Medical Services department.

  • Full-time
  • Valid Colorado Registered Nurse license required
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience required
  • Mental health experience strongly preferred
  • Program and systems development experience a plus
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting salary: $69,690 annually; commensurate with licensure, education and relevant experience

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Walk-In Clinic 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 Clinic Clinician will conduct a full comprehensive assessment to make recommendations for level of care. CMH is opening a Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-In Clinic, and Withdrawal Management unit (CWC) in Montrose in early 2019. The 24/7 facility will serve people in crisis for stabilization, evaluation, and acute mental health and/or substance use treatment needs.

  • 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 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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Licensed Integrated Therapist

This licensed therapist position utilizes a variety of treatment approaches to work with a diverse client population. Service goals include, but are not limited to, providing prevention, early intervention and treatment services to persons referred by staff at Pediatric Associates, to improve the functioning and coping skills of individuals and families. Will also link clients to other services and agencies in the community.

  • Full-time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Colorado licensure required: LPC, LCSW, or LMFT
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting salary: $51,510 annually; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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PRN Peer Respite Transport Specialist

The PRN Peer Respite Transport Specialist is a person with lived mental health experience who provides as-needed companion care during crisis transportation to and from inpatient psychiatric facilities. Service goals include using personal recovery experiences as a means to help others diagnosed with a mental illness find their own recovery process. The PRN Peer Respite Transport Specialist is part of a multi-disciplinary team that participates in the planning and organization of individual and group activities that promote a range of self-help skills.

  • PRN – as needed; no guaranteed minimum hours
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required
  • Must be able to pass a drug test
  • Mental Health First Aid training required; or, must complete first scheduled MHFA after hire
  • Completion of Peer Specialist training or willingness to complete this training strongly preferred
  • 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
  • Hourly rates: $4/hr on call; $12.50/hr respite care; $20/hr transportation.

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Emergency Services Clinician

Responsible for providing 24-hour emergency services response to assigned areas within The Center’s catchment area. Responsible for responding to client requests for services within the Emergency Access guidelines.

  • 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
  • Minimum 2 years’ emergency and/or crisis intervention experience
  • Colorado state license or license eligible preferred: LCSW, LPC, or LMFT
  • 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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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. CMH is opening a Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-In-Clinic, and Withdrawal Management Unit in Montrose in early 2019. The 24/7 facility will serve people in crisis for stabilization, evaluation, and acute mental health and/or substance use treatment needs.

  • Full time; located at Crisis Walk-In Clinic (Montrose)
  • 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 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

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Crisis Walk-In Clinic Nurse Manager

Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, the Nurse Manager oversees nursing and medical assistant staff at the CWC. 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 nursing care. 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. CMH is opening a Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-In Clinic, and Withdrawal Management unit (CWC) in Montrose in early 2019. The 24/7 facility will serve people in crisis for stabilization, evaluation, and acute mental health and/or substance use treatment needs.

  • Full-time
  • Graduation from an accredited program of registered nursing required
  • Current, valid Registered Nurse license issued by the Colorado Board of Registered Nursing required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree preferred
  • 3-5 years nursing experience in the mental health field preferred
  • Experience in coordinating mental health intervention plans and services with other agencies preferred
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience in the psychiatric field preferred
  • National certification as a psychiatric nurse a plus
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting salary: $69,690 annually; commensurate with education, licensure, 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. CMH is opening a Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-In Clinic, and Withdrawal Management unit (CWC) in Montrose in early 2019. The 24/7 facility will serve people in crisis for stabilization, evaluation, and acute mental health and/or substance use treatment needs.

  • 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 salary: $29,295 annually; commensurate with relevant experience

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Crisis Walk-In Clinic Psychiatric APRN

Participates with a multi-disciplinary team to deliver medical services to the clients of the Center and the CWC. Also serves in a consulting capacity to agency staff and other healthcare providers. The Center for Mental Health is opening a Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-In Clinic, and Withdrawal Management unit (CWC) in Montrose in early 2019. The 24/7 facility will serve people in crisis for stabilization, evaluation, and acute mental health and/or substance use treatment needs.

  • Full-time
  • Unrestricted license to practice as an advanced practice nurse in the state of Colorado
  • Demonstrated education, training, and competence in the provision of psychiatric care
  • Starting salary: $117,160 annually; commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Delta County

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.

  • Part-time – 30 hours per week
  • Bachelor’s level degree in social service, health education, or public health required
  • Must have a valid Colorado driver license
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in mental health or human services required
  • 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
  • Fluency in English required; Spanish strongly preferred
  • Starting salary: $24,187 annually; commensurate with education and relevant experience.

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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 required (LPC, LCSW, LMFT)
  • Three years’ post-graduate experience & one year administrative experience required
  • Starting salary: $69,690, commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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Gunnison County

PRN After Hours On Call Emergency Services Therapist

Responsible for providing emergency services response to the Gunnison County area on call as needed. Responsible for responding to client requests for services within the Emergency Access guidelines.

  • Provides emergency services on-call after hours as needed
  • PRN
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Compensation: $4 per hour on call; $100 per face-to-face consult

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Office Coordinator/Medical Care Manager
Crested Butte

Provides a broad range of office duties, medical services team duties, and administrative support, as directed by the Front Desk & Call Center Manager and Medical Services Team Lead, to facilitate the operation of the Crested Butte office and medical services team. 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, collection of vital signs and completion of regulatory paperwork, interaction with all departments within the company, and other community agencies.

  • Full-time
  • Minimum of high school diploma/GED AND Medical Assistant certificate required; bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, or human services related field strongly preferred
  • Two years’ previous office experience essential
  • Previous work in human services setting a big plus
  • Starting salary: $32,550, commensurate with education, certification, and relevant experience

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San Miguel County

Substance Abuse Disorder/Mental Health Therapist

(Telluride/Ridgway)

Utilizes a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients, primarily with clients with substance use disorder issues. This may include services in the 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
  • 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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School Based and Outpatient Therapist

(Norwood/Naturita)

Utilizes a variety of treatment approaches to work with a diverse student population. Services include, but are not limited to, individual, group, and family therapy; social-emotional group activities & skills groups; behavioral supports; crisis management; care coordination; and consultation. Delivers and documents these services in school based and outpatient settings.

  • 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)
  • Training in conducting diagnostic evaluation to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Experience providing treatment in a school based program 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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Regional Director

(Ridgway/Telluride)

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 required (LPC, LCSW, LMFT)
  • Three years’ post-graduate experience & one year administrative experience required
  • Starting salary: $69,690, commensurate with education, licensure, and relevant experience

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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**