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We currently have the following career opportunities available. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Aurora Mental Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F/H/V

MEDICAL SERVICES

RN - Full time, Monday-Friday position for outpatient clinics.  Relief positions also available - all shifts, 8 and 12 hour shifts available in outpatient clinics and crisis stabilization unit.  Duties include coordinating total nursing care for clients; assessing clients in need of nursing intervention; performing medical/psychiatric screenings; accurately charting medications dispensed and prescriptions called in to pharmacy; medication monitoring/administering injections and STAT medications; working with clients on discharge planning.  Must have current Colorado license in good standing.  Previous psych experience preferred. Email cover letter and resume to: SarahPoffel@aumhc.org.

ADULT SERVICES

Behavioral Health Care Coordinator - The integrated care team is seeking a full-time care coordinator to ensure integration of medical and mental health care for patients at Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN). This position entails coordinating very closely with an interdisciplinary team, managing care coordination referrals from medical and behavioral health providers, outreach to patients enrolled in Accountable Care, providing resources and patient advocacy. The position requires previous experience in case management or care coordination - preferably in a health care setting, a Bachelors or higher educational degree, ability to work well independently and collaboratively with a team, strong communication skills, ability to travel between clinics, and a strong capacity to work effectively with patients with mental and medical health needs. Please send cover letter and resume to: AmberOlson@aumhc.org

Licensed Therapist, Walk-In Clinic and Mobile Crisis Team - Seeking full time licensed therapist to work in a walk-in crisis mental health center and conduct evaluations both in the clinic and in the emergency department as well as conduct crisis interventions.  Master's degree and full Colorado professional license are required.  Experience working in crisis intervention and working with children 18 and under in a behavioral setting required.  Bilingual a plus.  Previous crisis/emergency experience preferred.  Some weekend, evening and overnight shifts may be required.  Email cover letter and resume to: SarahAvrin@aumhc.org.

Therapist, All Ages - The Elmira Outpatient team is hiring one full time and one part time therapist.  Individuals must be comfortable working with children, families and adult clients in individual and group settings. Professional license (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, Psychologist) preferred.  Preference also given to bilingual Spanish-English candidates.  Email cover letter and resume to:  KirstenAnderson@aumhc.org.

Behavioral Health Provider, Chambers Hope Health & Wellness Clinic - Individual will work as part of a multidisciplinary team in an innovative and highly integrated primary care clinic aimed at improving the health and wellness of adults with significant psychological issues.  This position will involve acting as a behavioral health provider in the Chambers Hope, Health and Wellness primary care clinic, which is embedded at an Aurora Mental Health Center location.  This includes collaborating with mental health therapists across the Center, assisting clients and their families in achieving behavioral health treatment goals, conducting a chronic pain group and other wellness groups facilitating client self-management of chronic illnesses and behavior change, coordinating very closely with medical providers, care coordinator, health navigator and peer specialist. Qualifications - Licensed mental health professional in Colorado.  Strong interpersonal and clinical skills, ability to work well with multi-disciplinary team, flexible, creative, enjoys working with severely mentally ill population, proficient with MI and other short-term behavioral health interventions, experience working in medical and integrated care settings, wellness and health focus.  Email cover letter and resume to: MargieKaems@aumhc.org.

Assessment Supervisor - Full time position available for a licensed psychologist who has a passion for and expertise in conducting and supervising psychological assessments.  The position requires a highly organized individual who is able to coordinate referrals, provide testing services to children and adults, and supervise testing cases for the APA accredited pre-doctoral internship and the APPIC member post-doctoral fellowship.  Send cover letter and vita to:  KirstenAnderson@aumhc.org.

Mobile Crisis Team Off Hours Therapists - CCC is hiring licensed therapists to join the off hours crisis evaluators to be on call overnights, weekends and holidays.  Shifts are 5p-1a and 1a-8a Monday-Friday; 8a-8p and 8p-8a weekends and holidays.  Therapists are expected to be able to be onsite within one hour of being contacted.  All staff receive a stipend for being on call and additional stipend for each evaluation completed.  Staff meets once a month to choose shifts.  interested staff need to have experience with crisis evaluations and mental health holds.  ER experience and familiarity with inpatient systems a plus.  Email resume to: SarahAvrin@aumhc.org.

Behavioral Health Provider, Medical Center of Aurora (MCA) - Full time position for individual to provide behavioral health support and services within the MCA system.  Responsibilities:  Provide triage, mental health and addiction evaluations for patients in Emergency Department; document evaluations/discuss cases with health care team; assist in disposition planning for patients presenting with behavioral health needs; provide mental health and addiction assessments with brief interventions; provide consultation and linkage regarding behavioral health and mental health services.  Requires Master's degree plus professional license.  Must have two years' experience in mental health or behavioral health acute care setting or related facility.  Must be skilled in conducting assessments and determining appropriate level of care.  Excellent knowledge of health psychology, integrated care and community resources needed.  Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team environment and strong documentation skills required.  Email cover letter and resume to: LaurenTolle@aumhc.org.

Outreach Therapist - Carry a caseload of chronically homeless individuals.  Primary tasks of therapist are providing basic clinical services and providing and linking the bulk of case management care in conjunction with case manager for homeless individuals transitioning from homelessness to potential long term housing and/or mental health options.  Transportation required.  This position primarily functions in the community and where the client is at.  Individual will also have office hours during PATH drop-in.  Master's degree in related field required.  Preference given to those with a passion for working with individuals experiencing homelessness and those with a working knowledge of housing first models, harm reduction and motivational interviewing.  Minorities encouraged to apply.  Email cover letter and resume to: elisebecker@aumhc.org.

Family Housing Navigator/Outreach Therapist - Experience, competence and sensitivity in working with homeless family systems, especially those who have difficulty engaging in treatment, experience mental illness or substance use issues and other barriers associated with homelessness.  This position is designed to assist in rapidly rehousing homeless families and provide the housing case management and short term mental health services in home to ensure success in permanent housing.  Position is primarily community based and services are provided where the client is located.  Ability to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team and work with diverse collaborating agencies required.  Master's degree in related field preferred.  Preference given to those with a passion for working with folks experiencing homelessness.  Availability to work flexible hours including early morning, late evenings and occasional weekends needed.  Must be able to transport clients.  Bilingual Spanish-English preferred.  Email cover letter and resume to EJ Becker at: EliseBecker@aumhc.org.

Peer Specialist, Chambers Hope, Health & Wellness Clinic - This is a full time position at a primary care clinic where we provide integrated healthcare services primarily for those with serious mental illness and chronic medical disease.  The primary role of this position in the clinic is to be an ally and support to patients, which a peer specialist brings through his or her own lived experience of recovery with mental illness.  The position includes the following responsibilities:  Welcoming individuals in the program and partnering with them to support their engagement in the program and their progress with wellness goals; working with the team to outreach individuals; coleading wellness groups; assisting with marketing the program; and collaborating closely with the team.  Outreach will also include home visits with clients.  We are looking for someone who is comfortable working in a very team-oriented environment and is passionate about providing great whole-person healthcare for people.  Qualifications include: Associate's degree in human services field or completion of Peer Specialist course and certification; ability to establish trust and rapport with individuals with chronic mental illness, their families or significant others.  Please submit cover letter and resume to Margie Kaems at MargieKaems@aumhc.org.

Relief Milieu Counselors - Experienced, dependable and compassionate relief milieu counselors needed for Fitzsimons Crisis Services Center, a short-term, secured Crisis Stabilization Unit that serves a maximum of 16 adults presenting in mental health crisis.  Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in a human services field and possess proven milieu/behavior management, communication, treatment planning and group facilitation skills.  QMAP and CPR/First Aid certification preferred.  Ideal candidates will have a flexible schedule and salary is $12-$13/hour.  Email cover letter and resume to: KalliBenson@aumhc.org.

CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES

Program Manager, Elmira Outpatient Team - Seeking full time program manager for a clinical team that serves children and adults in individual, family and group settings.  Professional license (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, Psychologist) required.  Individual will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the program, including supervision of staff, maintaining team focus and direction, program planning, hiring of new staff, maintaining compliance standards, building and maintaining relationships with community agencies, etc.  Email cover letter and resume to: KirstenAnderson@aumhc.org.

Licensed Therapist, Walk-In Clinic and Mobile Crisis Team - Seeking full time licensed therapist to provide crisis evaluation and intervention services.  This position will be the primary evaluator for Medicaid clients at The Children's Hospital.  The therapist will be based at the Walk-In Clinic and will also provide crisis intervention services with both children and adults in the clinic and in other emergency departments as available.  Master's degree and full Colorado professional license are required.  Experience in crisis intervention with children 18 and under in a behavioral setting required. Bilingual a plus.  Some weekend, evening and overnight shifts may be required.  Email cover letter and resume to: SarahAvrin@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Child and Family South - Seeking full time therapist to provide individual, group and family therapy to children ages 5-18 and their families on a multidisciplinary team.  Requires Master's degree.  Licensed (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, Psychologist) and/or bilingual Spanish-English preferred.  Email cover letter and resume to: ErinStaniszeski@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Child Intensive Outpatient - Individual will provide mental health services, including intensive individual, group and family therapy, to children who are facing behavioral and emotional issues at home and their families.  Therapist will be responsible for creating treatment plans individualized to the needs of each child and their family, and will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to assess and link children and families to needed community resources and services.  Position requires a Master's degree in human services field; professional license preferred.  Must have previous experience providing therapeutic services to children and families.  Accurate and timely documentation required.  Email cover letter and reusme to: AnneKalfas@aumhc.org

Behavioral Health Provider, Metro Community Provider Network - The Integrated Care team is seeking a pediatric behavioral health provider for a full time, benefited position.  Ideal candidates are licensed mental health providers with pediatric expertise, in particular within an integrated primary care setting.  Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred.  Excellent communication, collaboration, documentation, assessment and brief, evidence-based intervention skills required. Email cover letter and resume to: AmberOlson@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Full Time, School-Based North - Bilingual Spanish speaking required.  This school-based position will support a  middle and elementary school in Aurora Public Schools. Requires Master's degree.  Candidates should have experience working with children, adolescents and families in individual and group settings.  Please email cover letter and resume to Laura McArthur, PhD - LauraMcArthur@aumhc.org.

Care Manager, TAY Team - We are seeking a full time case manager for the Transition Age Youth (TAY) team treating clients who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis.  Job duties include working on a closely-coordinated multidisciplinary team to provide community-based case management, psychosocial education and support, and crisis intervention to 15-25 year olds who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis.  Many clients present with minimal insight to their mental illness and will benefit from education and support for meeting their psychosocial needs.  The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, excited by working with young adults and will be able to balance paperwork and other administrative duties with the clinical demands of this population.  Bachelor's degree in social work, counseling or a related field required; bilingual preferred.  Email cover letter and resume to KristynNassif@aumhc.org.

Supported Employment and Education Specialist, TAY Team - We are seeking a part time vocational and education specialist for the Transition Age Youth team treating clients who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis.  Duties include implementing IPS supported employment and education services, ongoing job coacting and support for clients who obtain job and school placement and ongoing case management needs.  This candidate will work on a closely-coordinated multidisciplinary team to provide community-based support to 15-25 year olds who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis.  Many clients present with minimal insight to their mental illness and will benefit from education and support for meeting their psychosocial needs.  The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, excited by working with young adults and will be able to balance paperwork and other administrative duties with the clinical demands of this population.  Bachelor's degree in social work, counseling or a related field required; experience in behavioral health field preferred.  Email cover letter and resume to: KristynNassif@aumhc.org.

Mentor Specialist - Aurora Youth Options is a program of Aurora Mental Health Center that seeks out and serves youth at risk of problem behavior and links them to existing community services. A full-time Mentor Specialist position is available. Individual will recruit, interview and train youth in the community to prepare them for a mentoring relationship. Individual will establish and build relationships with schools in the community. Individual will monitor and support 40 one to one mentor relationships offering coaching, teaching and assisting in goal setting, advocating for the needs of the youth and supporting the match to accomplish program goals through case management. Ideal candidates have a bachelor's degree in human services or related field. Ability to manage relationships and be proactive in resolving conflict is a must. Preference given to those with a knowledge and passion for implementing the Positive Youth Development model. Requires excellent communication and organization skills, as well as the ability to work effectively with diverse populations. Bilingual Spanish-English speaking preferred. Email cover letter and resume to: NatalieKaiser@aumhc.org

Therapist, School-Based North - Full-time therapist - Bilingual Spanish Speaking required. This school-based position will support middle and elementary school in Aurora Public Schools. Candidates should have experience working with children, adolescents and families in individual and group settings. Please email cover letter and resume to Laura McArthur, PhD - LauraMcArthur@aumhc.org

Pediatric Behavioral Health Provider - The Integrated Care team is seeking a bilingual pediatric behavioral health provider for a part time, benefited position.  Ideal candidates are licensed mental health providers with pediatric expertise; in particular within an integrated primary care setting.  Bilingual Spanish-English speaking required.  Must have excellent communication, collaboration, documentation, assessment and brief, evidence-based intervention skills.  Email cover letter and resume to: AmberOlson@aumhc.org.

Bilingual Child/Family Therapist, Child/Family North - Provide individual, family and group therapy to children ages 6-18 and their families.  Bilingual Spanish-English required.  Licensed as an LCSW or Psychologist preferred, but not required.  Email cover letter and resume to: lauraknudtson@aumhc.org

Respite Care Providers - Respite care program providing respite to BHI consumers is seeking energetic, flexible individuals to provide respite to families of children with behavior challenges.  Candidates must have experience working with behaviorally challenged children ages 4-17, valid Colorado driver's license and have automobile liability, medical and uninsured motorist insurance.  Candidate must also be trained in CPR and First Aid.  Candidate must have flexibility of providing respite in their own home as well as weekends, evenings and possibly overnight visits.  Additional qualifications that are preferable but not necessary are:  Knowledge of developmental disabilities and/or special education, licensure in counseling and/or social work.  Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.

The applicant and every other adult in his/her home must submit to a background check with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Colorado Department of Human Service (CDHS) Child Abuse Registry for employment clearance. The applicant must submit a motor vehicle report  of recent accidents or traffic violations.  Applicant must be willing to attend mandatory trainings and work flexible hours.  Email cover letter and resume for respite position only to: RosanneSurine@aumhc.org.

Graduate Student Group Leader (unpaid), Fostering Healthy Futures Program - Graduate student needed to co-lead therapeutic skills group for 9-11 year old children placed in out-of-home care due to abuse and/or neglect.  This is an unpaid position; the hours can be coutned for internship hours if completed during your internship.  Dinner is provided each group night.  Position requires working: one evening (Monday) per week from 4-7 p.m.; one hour during week for group supervision by a licensed professional.  Successful candidates will be 1) working toward a graduate degree in human services field; and 2) have some experience leading skills-oriented groups.  an understanding and appreciate of clinically-oriented research and experience with cae management and high risk youth are also desirable.  This is a nine month position from September 2016-May 2017.  Email interest to Sarah Gallegos, LPC or Erin Wertheimer, LCSW, at: fosteringhealthyfutures@aumhc.org.

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

Residential Counselors - Mrachek House is a residential facility that serves the DD population with their mental health and life skills needs.  Positions currently available include:  Relief to work as needed and a Set Schedule position working Fridays 3-11:30 p.m. and Sundays 1-9 p.m.  Duties: assist clients with room care, meal prep and administering medications as prescribed.  Shared responsibilities include: transporting clients to various appointments, e.g., vision, dental PCP and community outings and prompting clients to complete their ADLs (activities of daily living).  Must have good communication skills to interact with clients, parents, doctors, case managers and other support systems in the clients' lives.  Must have a clean driving record in order to drive company van.  QMAP, CPR and First Aid certifications a plus, but will train if needed.  Anyone with experience in these areas is encouraged to apply.  Email cover letter and resume to: AudreyBrewer@aumhc.org

Relief Residential Counselor - Thomas House is seeking a relief residential counselor to work with severe and persistently mental ill adults in a residential/hospital step-down setting.  This milieu setting assists our clients' stabilization post-hospitalization.  Clients include both civilians and veterans referred by the Denver VA.  Responsibilities include one-on-one crisis counseling, some casement management, weekly group leading, medication management and milieu management.  Hours:  10am-6pm.  Requirements: BA/BS in a human service field and/or two years' prior experience working with adults with chronic mental illnesses.  clean driving record a must!  QMAP/First Aid/CPR certified preferred.  Some weekend work required.  Please respond with both your cover letter and resume to: SonyaLove@aumhc.org.  No phone calls accepted.

ADMINISTRATION & ANCILLARY SERVICES

Program/Volunteer Coordinator - The Aurora Strong Resilience Center (ASRC) seeks a full time program/volunteer coordinator to coordinate program delivery and volunteer logistical details at ASRC.  This position requires knowledge and ability to engage the North Aurora community.  The coordinator will be responsible for the effective implementation of programs throughout the Center, and is a core member of the team.  Individual will do outreach, coordinate and schedule the activities; recruit, train and empower community volunteers; identify program needs and when necessary develop programming; assist with fundraising efforts; and track and document services provided.  Requires Bachelor's degree in human services or related field or equivalent experience.  Must have five years' experience working with volunteers and community outreach partners and experience coordinating and managing diverse communities.  Previous experience training volunteer adults and youth and tracking/collecting data needed.  This position requires exceptional attention to detail, self-motivation, the ability to develop and maintain relationships with a diverse range of individuals and partnering agencies, and the ability to maintain composure under pressure.  Applicants must demonstrate exceptional writing skills and ability to mediate communication towards meeting common goals.  Knowledge of resiliency building skills and ability to train, supervise and appropriately empower community volunteers needed.  Requires a person who is personable with strong organizational skills and experience documenting and tracking for reporting.  Position requires a flexible work schedule that includes evenings and weekends.  Excellent Microsoft Office skills needed.  Email cover letter and resume to: VickiScott@aumhc.org.

Research Assistant - Requires a Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in social and/or behavioral sciences.  Previous experience working on formal research projects, preferably in an applied setting required.  Must have excellent writing skills, data analysis experience and be proficient in the use of SPSS, Excel and Word.  A strong background in behavioral health and/or criminal justice (adult/juvenile) is highly preferred. Full time position.  Email cover letter and resume to: ChipWeir@amhri.org.

 

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