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
RN - Seeking RN, FT to work in our outpatient clinic. We are looking for someone who is positive, a problem solver, and has a collaborative focus. If patient care is your number one priority, we want you!! We work hard, have tremendous staff and we also have fun!
Aurora Mental Health Center is an innovative and visionary mental health center. We value and encourage creative approaches to patient care and support community involvement. We offer flexible work schedules and have great benefits -- who else do you know that has Colorado Day off?
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. Must have current Colorado license in good standing. Previous psych experience preferred. Email cover letter and resume to SarahPoffel@aumhc.org.
Relief positions also available in our outpatient clinics and crisis stabilization unit.
RN - Seeking RN, FT to work 3 12 hour shifts. Someone who is positive, a problem solver, and has a collaborative focus is desired. We work hard, have tremendous staff and we also have fun! Aurora Mental Health Center is an innovative and visionary mental health center. We value and encourage creative approaches to patient care and support community involvement. Working in our crisis stabilization unit is rewarding and fulfilling, especially when patients tell us how much they appreciated our help! 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. Relief positions also available in our outpatient clinics and crisis stabilization unit. Email cover letter and resume to SarahPoffel@aumhc.org.
Medical Assistant Relief - Exciting opportunity for a medical assistant to interact with physicians, nurses, therapists and patients. Applicants must be able to multi-task and handle patients in a calm manner. Medical assistants must be willing to perform tasks such as front and back desk duties, take vitals, answer phone calls, schedule appointments, greet visitors, compose/transcribe dictated letters, complete/submit insurance forms, sort/handle mail, type up patient charts, maintain medical records and other filling/record keeping. Must be QMAP eligible; Bilingual preferred. Please send resumes to SarahPoffel@aumhc.org.
Lead Clinician, Viewpoint Connect to Care (C2C) Clinic - Full time position for a licensed mental health professional in one of the Center's access, brief therapy and triage clinics. The lead clinician works closely with the program director to manage flow of clients who are walking in for services. Duties include assigning clients to clinicians, providing consultation, conducting intakes, risk assessment, attending to crisis situations, monitoring hospital discharges, providing psychoeducation and wellness services, answering phones, responding to voice mail and managing the clinic during the director's absence. The position requires working 12pm to 8pm or 11am to 7pm Monday through Thursday and 9amto 5pm Friday. Please send cover letter and vita to AmandaCrawn@aumhc.org.
Behavioral Health Provider - This position is for a full-time behavioral health provider (BHP) with the Integrated Care team. The BHP will work as a member of the Bridges to Care team, with AuMHC’s primary care partner, Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN). As a part of this team, the behavioral health provider will work to provide behavioral health support for all prospective adult patients enrolled in Bridges to Care, a program which targets individuals who utilize the Emergency Department at a high frequency. The BHP will work as a part of an multidisciplinary team and will provide assessments, brief interventions and consultation as well as linkage to more intensive, specialty mental health services as indicated. Services will be provided largely in the community through home visits as well as outpatient clinics. Must be a licensed mental health professional in the state of CO (psychologist, LCSW, LPC). Must have reliable transportation. Strong documentation skills required. Experience working with adults with serious mental illness preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Therapists, Crisis Stabilization Unit - Full time and Part time Licensed and Unlicensed therapists needed to work varied hours at the Crisis Stabilization Unit. The CSU is a 16 bed unit providing treatment for adults presenting in acute mental health crisis. Clinicians in this role will be able to effectively assess and triage individuals in need of services to identify level of care needs, will provide daily individual and group therapy for clients on the unit, and work collaboratively with the team to ensure the safety of clients and the unit. Master’s Degree Required. Colorado Licensed preferred. Crisis work experience preferred. Bilingual a plus. Please send resume and cover letter to KalliBenson@aumhc.org.
Health Navigator- Bilingual English/Somali, Half-time Position - Colorado Refugee Wellness Center is an integrated primary and behavioral health care clinic serving refugees in Aurora. Metro Community Provider Network provides medical care in partnership with Aurora Mental Health Center which offers mental health services. We have a team-based, whole person approach to health. Our health navigators are key to reducing barriers and enhancing care for our patients. We are seeking a half-time team member interested in serving the Somali refugee community, who has strong bilingual and communication skills-both oral and written, and the ability to work well on a diverse interdisciplinary team. Job responsibilities include: interpreting in medical and mental health appointments, care coordination, health education, medical referrals, and follow-up care. Educational/Certification Requirements: B.A. degree or equivalent, Medical Interpreter certificate, Work Experience/Skills Needed: previous experience in medical, human services, patient navigation fields preferred; computer skills needed; bilingual in Somali/English. Please send resume and cover letter to: email@example.com.
Domestic Violence Treatment Provider - The Offenders Group at Aurora Mental Health has an opening for a Domestic Violence Treatment Provider. Requirements for the position include; Entry level working towards Full Operating Level Provider, or Approved Full Operating treatment provider by the DVOMB. Interested parties must be available to facilitate group sessions Monday and Tuesday evenings, and the availability to meet individually with clients, who in addition to attending group sessions require additional monthly, or bi-monthly clinical contacts. This is a fee for service position with the potential for additional work in the areas of substance abuse and DUI treatment for qualified individuals. If interested please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sex Offense Specific Treatment Provider - The Offenders Group at Aurora Mental Health has an opening for a Sex Offense Specific Treatment Provider. Requirements for the position include; either working towards becoming an SOMB Approved Provider, or have already met the requirements and are approved by the SOMB as a treatment provider, for Adult’s convicted of a sex offense. Interested parties must be available to co- facilitate group sessions Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, and the availability to meet individually with clients, at least bi-monthly. This is a fee for service position with the potential for additional work conducting sex offense specific evaluations, Abel Assessments and Penile Plethysmographs. If interested please submit your resume to email@example.com.
Behavioral Health Provider, Colorado Refugee Wellness Center - Integrated Primary and Behavioral Health Refugee Clinic. Position is half-time clinical and half-time research- as one of two project managers on a health disparity grant. Clinical- provide mental health screenings of newly arrived refugees, short–term integrated behavioral health services, and consultation to medical providers within a primary care clinic. Research-co-manage a grant to address health disparities for refugees with chronic illnesses. Experience working with refugees, trauma, integrated care preferred. Skills required-research and cultural competence experience, investment in working with international refugee population, ability to work well using interpreters, strength in working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural team and across agencies, excellent mental health assessment, short-term behavioral health intervention and group facilitation capacity. Must have a minimum of a master’s level mental health degree which has been fully completed and be licensed in CO, or license-eligible within one year. Fluency in other languages a significant plus and diverse applicants highly encouraged to apply. Send letter of interest and vita to: firstname.lastname@example.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.
CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
Lead Clinician, Connect to Care Center - Seeking a full-time lead clinician to provide support to manager, as well as clinical services in a walk-in setting. Primary responsibilities will include helping the manager review and assign cases, triage clients coming in for walk-in, and provide clinical supervision to staff. Additional duties will include providing assessments, intakes and brief interventions to clients of all ages who are seeking initial services with the center. Ideal applicant will have strong clinical and supervision experience, and will be comfortable working in a fast-paced and team oriented setting, with diverse client demographics and clinical needs. Some evening shifts will be required. Master's degree in social work, counseling or related discipline required; professional license required (LPC, LMFT, LCSW). Bilingual preferred, but not required. Please email resume and cover letter to: LorinTerrell@aumhc.org.Case Manager, Connect to Care clinic - The Connect to Care clinic is seeking a full-time case manager that can provide support for our walk-in clinic by helping with a variety of duties. The case manager will provide phone support by giving appropriate information about our services, register first time clients and provide over the phone assessments and screenings. They will be responsible to operate a telephone line, greet customers, establish rapport, and assess safety of callers. This position requires someone with good communication skills and someone who is comfortable talking to people in various emotional states. Assessments and screenings will also be completed in-person, when needed. Additional duties will also include administrative tasks, such as front desk support, providing translation services (if appropriate), entering information into computer, scheduling appointments with clinicians, and other tasks, as needed. Applicant should enjoy working in a busy, fast-paced environment. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in counseling, social work, human services, or any closely related field is required, as well as 1-2 years experience of social service activity. Experience in a call center a plus. Spanish speaker preferred but not required. Evening hours required; hours needed include M-Thurs. 12-8pm and Fridays 8-4. Please send resume and cover letter to LorinTerrell@aumhc.org indicating the position you are applying for.
Bilingual Child/Family Therapist, Child/Family North – The Child & Family North office is seeking a full time Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Psychologist to provide mental health services to children and families in an outpatient setting. Primary clientele will be children but some adult work will be required. Applicants must be bilingual in Spanish and English. Preference will be given to applicants that are licensed or near licensure as an LCSW or Psychologist in the State of Colorado Email cover letter and resume to: email@example.com.
Bilingual Health Navigator Case Manager, Full-Time, Trauma Resilience Youth Program - The Health Navigator Case Manager is an important part of the Trauma Resilience Youth Program (TRYP) of Aurora Mental Health Center (AuMHC). The Health Navigator Case Manager assists children of refugee and immigrant families access trauma-informed care services through AuMHC. We consider the Health Navigator Case Manager to be the "cultural broker" providing the trusted bridge between clients and service providers, as well as supporting families in navigating both the health care and resource systems to address their concrete and social needs. Language fluency in English and Spanish. Medical interpretation certification OR willingness/ability to become certified through a certification program. High school diploma, GED, or equivalent. First hand cultural knowledge as a member in a local refugee/immigrant community in Colorado. Please forward resume and cover letter to: GiftWahiwe@aumhc.org with the subject line: Health Navigator Case Manager.
Therapist, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation - The Early Childhood and Family Center is seeking qualified candidates for one full time position to provide Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation in Aurora childcare centers and homes, as well as individual, family and group therapy with young children (birth to 6) and their families at the Center. Requires Master's or Doctorate in counseling, psychology or social work. Licensed or license-eligible required. Must have both mental health and early childhood experience. Preferred candidates will have specific training in interventions to address challenging behaviors and in working with diverse families and young children. Consultants with bilingual skills in English and Spanish will qualify for differential pay. Email cover letter and resum to BetsyRogers@aumhc.org and SueAmmen@aumhc.org.
Respite Care Providers - Respite care program providing respite to 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 or willing to be trained in CPR/First Aid and Medication Administration. Candidate must have the flexibility of providing both emergency and routine respite in their own home as well as weekends, evenings and possibly overnight visits. Must be open to becoming certified as a foster care home in order to provide short term respite care.
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), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and and Colorado Department of Human Service (CDHS) Child Abuse Registry for employment clearance. Applicant must be willing to attend mandatory trainings and work flexible hours. Email cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. .
ADMINISTRATION & ANCILLARY SERVICES
Research Associate - Requires a PhD in social and/or behavioral sciences. Can apply with a Master’s degree plus four years of relevant experience. Must have a background in applied research, program evaluation, research design and statistics. Experience in cost-benefit analysis highly desirable. Must be proficient in the use of SPSS, Excel and Word. A strong background in behavioral health and/or criminal justice a plus. Full time position. Email cover letter and resume to: AntonioOlmos@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: AntonioOlmos@aumhc.org.
ASIAN PACIFIC DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Asian Pacific Development Center
Agency Description: The Asian Pacific Development Center (APDC) is a community-based, nonprofit, 501 (c) (3) organization founded in 1980 to serve the needs of a growing population of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AA/PI) communities throughout Colorado. The agency provides integrated programs and services in behavioral health, health care and human services. A trained professional staff of approximately 50 FTE provides culturally competent services that include: assessment and evaluation, individual and group counseling; navigation and case management services; victim assistance services; adult education, youth programs; health promotion and health screening, health literacy; interpretation/translation services; and health equity and advocacy. Services provided are linguistically and culturally appropriate.
APDC is seeking a dynamic executive and leader who embraces community values and diversity and has a proven track record providing services in a nonprofit arena.
The ideal CEO candidate will be responsible for overall operations, managing and developing staff, assuring high quality care, and sound fiscal operations while continually monitoring the organization’s services and delivery systems.
Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
The CEO will be responsible for articulating and communicating a clear strategic vision for APDC to ensure its programmatic, community and financial success. He/She will provide leadership and oversight to ensure that critical agency goals and outcomes are achieved through teamwork, collaboration, and partnerships. This will be accomplished through the following key elements:
- Governance: Provide strategic counsel to the APDC Board of Directors pertaining to program development and diversification and providing leadership in the execution of these opportunities. Ensure that the Center’s Board is kept abreast of the affairs of APDC on a regular basis, and provide ongoing education to its members on issues germane to the industry and the APDC strategic vision.
- Strategic Relations: Create a vision and strategy for the APDC which moves it forward in a manner that improves its financial performance and sustains its mission which includes providing high quality behavioral healthcare, health promotion and education, youth services, research and a range of other services. Develop and oversee the implementation of short-term strategies to achieve better financial performance, programmatic growth and sustainability of high quality care. Have a current understanding of trends, challenges and/or opportunities and proactively develop and implement action plans to address such issues in a timely manner. The Executive Director/CEO will provide advocacy regarding public policy issues. Provide executive leadership and representation throughout the region to promote APDC activities. Create and sustain a cohesive APDC senior management team that displays outstanding leadership skills and excels in achieving organizational goals. Assess the technology needs of the organization and develop an execution plan to ensure that technology is leveraged to improve effectiveness of services, staff productivity and community communications.
- Executive Leadership: Foster an empowered environment that maintains an effective and high-performance management team. Provide leadership and direction for general agency-wide problem solving; serve and/or chair staff committees of APDC; ensure compliance with regulations and standards of all local, state, federal and any other accrediting or certifying organizations as may apply. Provide guidance and direction to the senior management team in the development of the annual operating and capital budget for presentation to the APDC Board of Directors. Develop and execute a positive, collaborative culture where people like to work and promote the APDC as the “employer of choice”. Ensure an effective internal control environment to ensure that assets are safeguarded, and policies and operating procedures are followed. Maintain physical properties in a good state of repair and operating conditions to ensure a safe and reliant environment.
- Community Relations and External Affairs: Represent APDC in community and governmental affairs and build meaningful relationships with related parties. Monitor the healthcare needs of the communities served by APDC and work with community, civic, governmental and other leaders to strengthen the health status of those constituencies. Actively engage in the development and delivery of effective marketing and communications strategies to build community awareness and support for our programs and services.
- Fundraising and Development: Oversee APDC development plans and activities and provide leadership in the ongoing fundraising efforts. Actively engage in the solicitation of individuals, foundations and corporate donors to sustain the Annual Fund, Special Events, Donor Cultivation and other similar annual fundraising programs and events. When determined that a special development campaign, i.e. capital campaign, will be implemented, provide leadership in the strategic development and execution of the program.
- Supervisory Relationships: The Executive Director/CEO has a senior management team that report directly to him/her that may include, but not limited to: Deputy Director, Controller/Business Administrative Services, and Director of Behavioral Health Services.
Required Professional Experience:
- Experience as CEO, COO, or other top management position in a comparable sized organization
- Experience working with an active, involved Board of Directors
- Demonstrated success in fund development
- Financial management skills, including responsibility for developing and managing budgets
- Understanding of the nonprofit arena including program operations and facility management
- Demonstrated success interacting with funding sources, partners, and stakeholders
- Supervisory and managerial oversight of competent professional staff
- Background and experience in behavioral healthcare and third party reimbursement and managed care methodologies preferred.
Desired Personal Attributes:
- Commitment to community service
- Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships
- Entrepreneurial, business-minded and detail-oriented
- Strong motivator
- Seasoned leader with integrity and a strong work ethic
- Proactive problem solver
- Comfortable working in an environment of ethnic and cultural diversity
- Bilingual a plus
Education: An advanced degree in a behavioral science field, public/business administration or related field plus a minimum of three years experience at an executive level.
Compensation: Competitive compensation package and benefits.
Agency Location: 1537 Alton Street, Aurora, CO 80010
If interested, send cover letter and resume/CV to:
Email: email@example.com (or)
Mail: Asian Pacific Development Center
Attn: Tony Oum
1537 Alton Street
Aurora, CO 80010