Start on the Path to Your Best Life

The Center for Mental Health is dedicated to offering employees an exceptional work environment and offers a competitive salary and benefits for our valued staff members.

A Place Your Career Can Grow

At The Center, we foster an environment where you can grow in your chosen career – everyone deserves a path to their best life, and with a supportive environment that encourages mentorship and professional growth, our staff is consistently able to achieve their goals and deliver amazing care to our community at the same time.

Open Positions

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.

  • Full-time
  • Starting salary: $69,690-$82,820, commensurate with licensure, education, and relevant experience
  • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential
  • Position eligible for $3,500 sign-on bonus; half paid after hire, half paid after 6 months of employment

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This position will re-engage clients/families that have missed appointments with their clinician or prescriber; manage disengaged client caseload; and support clinical staff in general by providing the necessary follow-up and documentation to clients who have been identified as disengaged.

  • Full-time, 40 hours per week
  • Starting wage: $15.65-$17.67 per hour; commensurate with education, relevant experience, and certifications.

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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, interventions, and disposition calls in the least restrictive setting.

Two positions available; one in Delta County, one in Montrose County

  • Full-time, 40 hours per week
  • Starting salary: $41,410-$49,490 for unlicensed, master's level; $51,510-$64,640 for licensed, master's level; commensurate with education, certifications, and relevant experience as a master's level clinician

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Provides a broad range of office duties and administrative support, both virtually (through telehealth platforms) and in-person (at the outpatient offices), as directed by Call Center & Front Office Operations Management and Regional Management.

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.

Alternation between working onsite at Outpatient locations, managing the Telehealth platform virtually, and supporting the Call Center as needed.

  • Full-time, 40 hours per week
  • Starting wage: $12.62-$15.14 per hour; commensurate with education, relevant experience, and certifications.

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Under the direction of the Human Resources Director, the Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management.

The position forms partnerships across The Center to deliver mission-oriented service to management and employees.

The HRBP maintains an effective level of literacy about Center business. The HRBP serves as a coach and mentor for others in the HR Department.

  • Full-time
  • Starting salary: $53,530-$64,640; commensurate with education, relevant experience, and certifications.

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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
  • Starting wage: $12.62-$15.14/hour; commensurate with relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential
    • $500 sign-on bonus for full-time; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after 6 months of employment

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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. Based at the Crisis Walk-In Center in Montrose.

Utilizes crisis triage skills as a means to help clients connect with a master's level clinician to deescalate a  crisis situation.

  • Full-time, Part-time, or PRN — depending on availability
  • Starting wage: $12.62-$15.14/hour; commensurate with relevant experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential
    • $500 sign-on bonus for Full-Time; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after 6 months of employment
      • $250 sign-on bonus for Part-Time or PRN; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after 6 months of employment

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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
  • Starting wage: $25.74-$31.08 hourly base, commensurate with education, certification, and experience
    • Position eligible for 5% Crisis program differential
    • $1,500 sign-on bonus; half paid after first day of employment; half paid after 6 months of employment

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Responsible for assisting management of The Center's Quality Improvement and Utilization Management programs. Recommends strategies to ensure best practices approach within Center programs.

Master's degree in relevant clinical mental health field required; Colorado licensure - LPC, LCSW, or LMFT - required.

  • Full-time
  • Starting salary: $62,879-$75,454, commensurate with licensure, education, and relevant experience

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Provides school-based mental health services to a diverse student population. Service goals include, but are not limited to, providing prevention, early intervention, and treatment services to students individually or in groups.

Position provides crisis intervention services, including assessment, coordination, and follow up. Clinicians will provide continuity of care throughout the school year.

  • Full-time
  • Starting salary: $41,410-$64,640, commensurate with licensure, education, and relevant experience

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Utilizes a variety of person-centered, culturally sensitive treatment approaches to work with a diverse client population.

Service goals include; providing effective behavioral health therapy to clients to improve their functioning and to prevent a higher level of care; linking clients to other services and agencies; and improving the coping skills of individuals and families.

Master's degree in relevant mental health field and Colorado professional licensure - LPC, LCSW, or LMFT - required.

  • Full-Time
  • Starting pay: $24.76-$31.07/hour; commensurate with education, licensure, certification, and relevant experience as a master's level clinician

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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
  • 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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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.

  • PRN:  as needed, no guaranteed minimum of hours
  • 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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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
  • 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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Responsible to provide crisis services to people of all ages who present themselves to the Crisis Walk-In Center with a self-defined mental health crisis.

  • PRN: as needed
  • 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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Woman standing with field and mountains in backgroundWork That Matters

The Center offers an environment focused on a simple principle: You matter. Whether you’re an employee, client, or community partner, The Center for Mental Health is here to be the help you need when you need it.

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The Center provides clinical and administrative supervision with skilled professionals and ongoing training to support you in your future development and get you on the path to your best life.

Woman sitting on bench with mountains in backgroundWork-Life Balance

To help relax and recharge, our staff accrue up to 4 weeks of Paid Time Off per year until their second anniversary, and 6 weeks of PTO per year after that. In addition, employees enjoy 10 paid holidays per year.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS include:

Medical Insurance
Dental/Vision Insurance
Life Insurance/Accidental Death Policy
Employee Assistance Programs
Employee Appreciation Program
Paid Time Off
Holiday Pay
401k Retirement Matching
Professional Development
Moving Reimbursement up to $2,000 for certain positions

Loan Repayment

Many of The Center’s locations are approved sites for student loan repayment assistance with the Colorado Health Services Corps, the National Health Services Corps, and the Colorado Rural Essential Access Provider loan repayment programs.

Providers and clinicians must be licensed to be eligible.

A Great Place to Live and Work

The Center for Mental Health’s offices are located in some of the most beautiful country — not just in Colorado — but in the world.

Each location is in an outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise — with access to rivers, trails, mountains, skiing and so much more. The employees at The Center benefit from living in such a stunning atmosphere with warm, yet, mild summers and breathtaking winters, that provide its residents with the best of what Colorado has to offer.

Our communities welcome The Center for Mental Health’s employees and often offer discounts for lift tickets and other recreational opportunities to make your weekends just as fulfilling as the work you do.

Love where you work and love where you live — it doesn’t get any better than that.   

Map of our locations

To apply, please complete our online application
and submit with a resume.

Applications also accepted at
careers@centermh.org

Faxed to
970-252-3208
or
mailed to
2130 E. Main Street
Montrose, CO 81401

Employment Application (Online Form)