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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

Adult Psychiatrist - AuMHC is seeking a full time psychiatrist to join a multidisciplinary team providing services to clients in an adult outpatient program. We are an award-winning organization with the most diverse programs of any mental health center in the state.  This is an exciting and professionally rewarding opportunity to work with culturally and socioeconomically diverse adults with a wide range of problems, from relatively mild and short-term to severe and persistent mental illnesses.  Must be board-eligible or board certified with Colorado license.  Previous experience working with this populations preferred.  Benefits include an educational loan repayment program, flexible schedules and training stipend.  Send cover letter and CV to: LeslieWinter@aumhc.org.

Lead RN, Intensive Services - Coordinates overall nursing care; participates in ongoing policy and protocol development for nursing care; may prepare work schedules and expedite workflow; assesses clients after arrival ensuring they have appropriate medications; performs medical and psychiatric screenings to help determine level of care necessary; accurately and completely charts medications dispensed and prescriptions called in to pharmacy.  Requires Colorado nursing license in good standing and previous psychiatric experience; prefer previous lead/supervisory experience.  Email cover letter and resume to: MarianneWebb@aumhc.org.

RNs
*Full time and part time night shift for Crisis Stabilization Unit - 12 hour shifts available                                                                                    *Relief RNs - all shifts - 8 to 12 hour shifts available                                                                                                                                       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 RN license in good standing.  Requires previous psych experience. Email cover letter and resume to: MarianneWebb@aumhc.org.

ADULT SERVICES

Deputy Director, Asian Pacific Development Center -
APDC provides integrated programs and services in behavioral health, health care and human services to the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities throughout Colorado.  This newly created position will oversee project development, management and client relations; partner with the executive director in internal firm leadership activities and agency building; build/maintain strong community relationships; manage/coordinate events fund-raising, proposal development and grant reporting; monitor budgets, etc.  Requires Master's degree in related field; licensure preferred.  Must have 7+ years' experience in a senior management position in a nonprofit or similar organization.  Must have thorough knowledge of nonprofit arena and familiarity with grants, funding sources and regulations.  Professional knowledge and experience in integrated healthcare systems a plus.  Ideal candidate will be a passionate, innovative and forward thinker.  Email cover letter and resume to: cwanifuchi@apdc.org

Program Director, Aurora Center for Life Skills - Full time position in the adult division.  Individual will provide clinical and administrative supervision to multidisciplinary clinical staff working with adults with co-occurring mental illness and developmental disability.  Duties include: directing day-to-day operations of program; supervising staff; monitoring team functions and performance to enhance the quality of services provided to clients; operating within established budget; and ensuring compliance with clinical records standards.  Requires minimum Master's degree and professional license.  Must have 5 years' experience working in mental health/human services field with two years' supervisory experience.  Excellent knowledge of theoretical issues related to clinical treatment; solid management, community relations and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to understand and work with a culturally diverse client base; and solid knowledge of case management and care coordination required.  Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and related systems of care strongly preferred.  We encourage diversity in the workplace.  Email cover letter and resume to: SarahAvrin@aumhc.org.

Program Director, SE Adult Outpatient Team - Provide administrative and clinical leadership and supervision to a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals, as well as provide direct mental health services.  The Southeast team is a high volume, fast-paced clinical team that serves culturally and socioeconomically diverse adults with a wide range of problems, from relatively mild and short-term to severe and persistent mental illnesses.  The clinic conducts approximately 50 intake evaluations per week and provides individual, couples, and group therapy.  The medical staff provides medication services. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of clinical management experience, and have excellent interpersonal, clinical, analytical, and problem solving skills. Licensure as a Psychologist or with a Master’s degree (such as LCSW, LPC, or LMFT) is required.  Send resume and cover letter to JeffLongo@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Substance Abuse - Substance Abuse Treatment Services (SATS) has an open full time substance abuse counselor position to work with individuals diagnosed with substance use disorders, which are under probation or parole supervision and have a co-occurring serious mental illness.  Duties include facilitation of group and individual therapy, program intakes, crisis intervention, monitoring urinalysis, breathalyzer and Antabuse, and meeting documentation standards.  Individuals wanting to fill this position should have a minimum of a Master’s degree with professional license (LPC, LCSW, LAC) and a Colorado certification in addictions counseling at a level II (CAC II), plus two years of experience working with individuals diagnosed with substance use disorders, who are under probation or parole supervision and may have a co-occurring serious mental illness.  A CAC III or LAC and bilingual in Spanish would be preferred.  Please email cover letter and resume to: MarkOlson@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Older Adult Team - Full-time licensed therapist or licensed psychologist needed for outpatient services and nursing home outreach in the Aurora area.  Must enjoy working with the older adult population.  Please send resume and cover letter to: CarolReszka@aumhc.org.

Therapist - The Offenders Group at Aurora Mental Health is looking for a full time therapist.  Prefer SOMB associate or full operating level sex offense specific therapist, or working towards either.  Job duties include co-facilitating groups, conducting individual sessions, writing progress notes, as well as month end reports for probation/parole. Additionally, conducting intakes and evaluations, both sex offense specific and mental health are part of the job.  Caseloads are of manageable size and allow for good therapeutic interventions and necessary case management.  Must be available and willing to work evenings Monday through Wednesday.  This team works Monday through Thursday.  If you meet the qualifications and are interested in the position send your cover letter and resume to: SheilaPomeranz@aumhc.org.

Licensed Psychologist -  Licensed Psychologist needed for a multidisciplinary Adult Outpatient Team in South Aurora. Conduct intake evaluations and provide individual, group, and couples therapy.  Supervise psychology interns and post-docs.  Requires a passion for and experience in treating a broad range of mental health problems, from mild and situational to severe and persistent. Send cover letter and resume to JeffLongo@aumhc.org.

Licensed Therapist, Crisis Stabilization Unit - Seeking part time, evening weekend licensed therapist to work in a 16-bed adult crisis unit. Evaluate emergency clients, conduct triage assessments and obtain collateral information; conduct crisis interventions. Master’s degree and professional licensed required. Bilingual a plus. Must have previous crisis/emergency experience. Email cover letter and resume to: KalliBenson@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Older Adult Team – Part time licensed therapist or licensed psychologist needed for outpatient services and nursing home outreach in the north Aurora area.  Must enjoy working with the older adult population.  Please send resume and cover letter to: CarolReszka@aumhc.org.

Therapists - Seeking full time licensed therapists to work with a new multidisciplinary team in southeast Aurora serving children, families, and adults. Must be experienced in working with a diverse caseload, including people with serious mental illnesses, trauma histories, couples and families, and high functioning professionals.  Group therapy experience a plus. Start date is to be determined as this team is under formation. Please send resume and cover letter to MaryMcClure@aumhc.org.

Therapists, Community Crisis Connection - Full time and part time Master's level therapists needed to work evenings and nights both weekdays and weekends.  Evaluate emergency clients, conduct triage assessments and obtain collateral information; conduct crisis interventions; link clients to needed services.  Master's degree required; prefer professional license.  Must have previous crisis/emergency experience.  Email cover letter and resume to: KalliBenson@aumhc.org.

Therapists, Intake/Emergency - Full time and part time positions available on the Intake/Emergency team.  Duties include conducting intakes, evaluations and interventions.  Requires Master's degree. Crisis team experience and/or hospital prevention experience a plus.  Bilingual Spanish-English also a plus.  Various shifts.  Location:  2206 Victor St.  Email cover letter and resume to: MichaelTapp@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Bilingual, Southeast Adult -
Full time bilingual (Spanish and English) therapist position available on an adult outpatient multidisciplinary team in south Aurora.  Must be experienced in working with a diverse caseload, including people with serious mental illnesses, trauma histories and high functioning professionals.  Professional license, couples therapy and group therapy experience a plus.  Some evening and Saturday work required.  Location: 11059 E. Bethany Dr. Email cover letter and resume to: JeffLongo@aumhc.org.

Behavioral Health Provider - Full-time Behavioral Health Provider, Integrated Primary and Behavioral Health Refugee Clinic. Provide mental health screenings of newly arriving refugees and short–term behavioral health services within a primary care clinic and consultation to medical providers. Experience working with refugees, and in integrated care preferred. Cultural competence and investment in working with international refugee population, strong skills in working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary, multi-national team and outside agencies, excellent mental health assessment, short-term behavioral health intervention, and group skills required. Ability to work well with interpreters. Mental health degree, minimum of master’s level must have been fully completed. CO licensed or license- eligible within one year. Fluency in other languages a plus. Send letter of interest and vita to: janjenkins@aumhc.org.

Clinical Case Manager, Crisis Stabilization Unit - Seeking part time, weekend clinical case manager to work in a 16 bed adult crisis unit. Primary duties include meeting with clients at time admission to assess needs and connect client with resources. Will work in concert with the treatment team to identify client needs and resolve the current crisis. Must have crisis/emergency experience. Master’s degree required. Bilingual a plus. Email cover letter and resume to: KalliBenson@aumhc.org.

Clinical Case Manager, The Triage Project - Seeking full time clinical case manager to work with a multidisciplinary and multi-agency team that focuses on reducing patient reliance on emergency medical services in Aurora.  Minimum of Bachelor’s level education required. Bilingual language skills a plus. Primary job duties include: attending home visits, conducting community outreach, crisis intervention, linking clients with community resources, transporting clients to appointments, attending and advocating during such appointments, and documenting services provided. The case manager will also be required to provide assessments to identify client needs and to develop and document appropriate care plans. Experience working with people who have mental illness and substance use disorders required. Clean motor vehicle record and reliable car needed for the job.  Please email cover letter and resume to: AlisonMurphy@aumhc.org.

Outreach Worker - The Outreach Worker is responsible for reaching out to the homeless community and ensuring they are provided appropriate referrals, services, and care.  Other responsibilities will include building relationships with other community providers and organizations.  The Outreach Worker will serve homeless persons within the city of Aurora.  Spanish speaking preferred. Email cover letter and resume to: EliseBecker@aumhc.org.

CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES

Therapist, Child and Family South - The Child and Family South Team is seeking a full-time therapist to provide individual, family, and group therapy in an outpatient setting to children ages 6-18.  Prefers professional license (LMFT, LPC, LCSW, or licensed psychologist) and bilingual (English/Spanish).  Location: 14301 East Hampden Avenue.  Email cover letter and resume to: KirstenAnderson@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Child - Seeking full-time licensed child therapists to work primarily with children and their families on a new multidisciplinary team in the Southlands area serving children, families, and adults. Must be experienced in working with a diverse caseload. Clinician will provide direct service in an office setting. Experience in play therapy a plus. Please send resume and cover letter to: MaryMcclure@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Child and Family Intensive - Aurora Mental Health has a full time position for individual to provide mental health assessments and conduct individual, family and group therapy to children ages 6 and up and their families.  Requires Master’s degree; must be licensed or license-eligible.  Experience in trauma and mental illness required.  Email cover letter and resume to:  LaneBurleigh@aumhc.org.

Psychologist, Child/Family North - Provide individual, family and group therapy to children ages 6-18 and their families.  Provide clinical supervision to psychology interns and postdocs as component of APA accredited internship program.  This full time position requires a doctoral degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology.  Candidates with a license as a psychologist in Colorado preferred.  Candidates working towards licensure hours will be considered.  Bilingual Spanish-English a plus.   Email cover letter and resume to: lauraknudtson@aumhc.org

Therapist, Child and Family Intensive/Juvenile Assessment Center - A unique and exciting opportunity for a full time therapist. Position is split, 50% of time will be spent providing mental health assessments, individual, family and group therapy in a clinic setting for children age 6 and up, families and adults. The other 50% of time will be spent providing assessments at the Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) with children, adolescents and their family.  Master’s degree required. Licensed or licensed eligible and experience in trauma and mental illness necessary.  Please send cover letter and resume to: LaneBurleigh@aumhc.org.

Case Manager, Bilingual - Full time position for a bilingual (English/Spanish) case manager working on the community based stabilization team.  This team works with children/youth transitioning from inpatient/residential settings as well as with families who may have child/youth at risk for a higher level of care.  The position includes liaison functions with local area hospitals and residential facilities, coordination of care for clients being discharged from inpatient care, and introducing new clients in need of services to the community mental health system.  The position may also require some brief in-home client contact including behavior coaching, parenting support, and psychoeducation.   Requires Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field.  Must have two years’ relevant experience and be bilingual Spanish-English.  Email cover letter and resume to: AnnePolyzou@aumhc.org.

Program Coordinator, PACT (Prevention Awareness Classroom Training Program) - Aurora Youth Options is a grant funded program that seeks out and serves youth at risk of problem behavior and links them to services. Individual will provide coordination of Life Skills School-based programming and work directly with Aurora middle and high school youth, families and school faculty to provide Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs (ATOD) curriculum.  Requires Bachelor’s degree in human services field, CAC and training in using the CRAFFT assessment method.  Must have two years’ experience working with adolescents, experience coordinating and managing diverse communities and experience supervising, training adults and youth and tracking and collecting data for reporting.  No phone calls please.  Email cover letter and resume to:  VickiScott@aumhc.org.

Youth Specialist, PACT (Prevention Awareness Classroom Training Program) - Individual will work directly with youth in school settings to deliver the life skills-based Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs (ATOD) prevention program to students attending Aurora Public Schools. Individual will deliver Gatekeeper training to relevant community members and manage referrals for the AYO program.  Individual will work closely with the AYO team to collect data and to maintain best practices. Individual will work with school-based staff to meet students’ substance abuse needs including assessments to determine appropriate level of care.  Individual must be able to work evenings and weekends to meet evolving client needs.  Bachelor’s degree in human services field or equivalent experience. Requires two years’ experience working with adolescents. Experience coordinating and managing diverse populations of adults and youth. Experience presenting or offering classroom instruction to youth and adults.  No phone calls please.  Email cover letter and resume to: VickiScott@aumhc.org.

Mentor Specialist, PACT (Prevention Awareness Classroom Training Program) - Individual will work directly with youth in school settings to deliver life skills-based Prevention Awareness Classroom Training (PACT) prevention program to students attending Aurora area schools. Individual will work with the AYO mentoring team to establish and maintain strength-based adult /youth mentoring relationships. Individual will work closely with the AYO team to collect data and to maintain best practices. Individual will work with school-based staff to meet students’ substance abuse needs including assessments to determine appropriate level of care.  Individual must be able to work evenings and weekends to meet evolving client needs.  Bachelor’s degree in human services field or equivalent experience. Two years’ experience working with adolescents. Experience coordinating and managing diverse population’s adults and youth. Experience presenting or offering classroom instruction to youth and adults.   No phone calls please.  Email cover letter and resume to: VickiScott@aumhc.org.

Childcare Providers -  Part time/flexible hours.  Early Childhood & Family Center is seeking a childcare provider. Job responsibilities include providing supervision and care of small groups of children while their parents attend therapy or support groups and maintenance of the childcare area including organizing and cleaning toys. Hours for the position are varied, with some room to adjust hours to meet candidate's needs. The position averages about 14 hours per week, but no more than 20 hours per week. A bilingual childcare provider is valued and preferable, but not required. This is a paid position starting at $11 per hour. Childcare provider must be reliable and independent, and enjoy working with a wide range of ages and temperaments. We are a positive and supportive team and appreciate and value this service immensely, as do our families and clients.  Email resume or call for more information: LaceySchoonmaker@aumhc.org or 303.923.6311.

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.


RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

Overnight Peer Counselor - Full time night position available for individual to provide services to veterans in transitional housing. Duties include milieu management, medication administration, performing UAs and BAs, crisis counseling and mentoring daily living skills.  Requires previous residential counselor or experience in mental health field; prefer experience working with veterans.  Must have CPR/First Aid certifications.  Email cover letter and resume to: ChinakaAgwu@aumhc.org.

Residential Counselor - Full time position in residential home serving adults with developmental disabilities and serious mental illness.  Duties include milieu management, skill-building, medication administration, crisis counseling and mentoring daily living skills.  Prior experience in mental health field required; experience working with DD population preferred.  Must have QMAP, CPR/First Aid certifications.  Email cover letter and resume to: AudreyBrewer@aumhc.org.

Relief Residential Counselors -
Experienced, dependable, compassionate and skillful relief counselors needed for Fitzsimons Treatment Center, a short-term, unlocked residential program that houses a maximum of 16 adults with severe and chronic mental illnesses.  FTC helps these clients stabilize and return to the community and their lives following debilitating emotional crises.  Fitzsimons also serves as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalizations for clients experiencing increased symptoms and requiring additional support, structure and supervision, and is staffed by qualified mental health professionals 24 hours a day.  Ideal candidates will have a flexible schedule and salary is $12-13/hour.  Relief positions do not receive benefits but many full time, benefited staff members start as relief so advance opportunities are possible.  Individuals should have proven milieu/behavior management, communication, treatment planning and group facilitation skills.  The ideal candidates will possess a relevant Bachelor's degree or two years' experience working with relevant populations.  Must have clean driving record and applicants will undergo a criminal background check.  QMAP certification required or willingness to obtain; training is paid and provided on site.  This is an excellent opportunity for developing professional skills and growing a dynamic, multidisciplinary team.  Email cover letter and resume to: AndrewUdevitz@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. This full time position is expected to begin in February 2015. Salary competitive.  Email cover letter and resume to: ChipWeir@amhri.org.

Job Developer – Duties: Assist clients in obtaining and maintaining community-based employment; conduct job development and job search activities to meet needs of client caseload, following principles and procedures of IPS; support clients making employer contacts; provide supported education; spend time in community meeting with clients, job coaching and job developing; contact employers to seek new work opportunities for clients.  Requires Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, or related fields.  Must have two years’ experience with job development and/or vocational rehabilitation with similar population or Master’s degree in human services field.  Requires current Colorado driver’s license and clean driving record.  Bilingual Spanish-English highly preferred.  Email cover letter and resume to: AmandaMarosy@aumhc.org.

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

Contracts Specialist and Credentialing Coordinator - Individual is responsible for analysis of third party payer contracts and configuration of contracts in the billing system to ensure maximum revenue from each contract.   The individual is responsible to communicate with clinical managers and directors to convey important information about contracts, to provide relevant education and credentialing help and information to clinical teams, and to work with contractor personnel to resolve claim disputes, credentialing questions, and other issues.  Requires at least 2 to 3 years' experience working with contracts in a billing, purchasing, banking or accounting environment with experience obtained in contract compliance monitoring, rate negotiation, performance analysis and reporting.  Requires good computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office.  Prefer Bachelor's degree in accounting or business management.  More extensive relevant work experience may qualify without a degree.  Email cover letter and resume to: DanielDawson@aumhc.org.

Administrative Support - Aurora Mental Health Center is seeking administrative support for the new Smoky Hill Clinic. Must have computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office and be familiar with common web browsers. This position requires written and verbal communication skills, general office responsibilities such as data entry, tracking and organization, and billing. Flexibility in other administrative duties is required. Previous experience working in mental health center or a medical office is preferred and bilingual is a plus. Please send resume and cover letter to: MaryMcclure@aumhc.org.

Administrative Support, Crisis Stabilization Unit - Seeking part time, weekend administrative support staff to work in a 16 bed adult crisis unit. Primary duties for this position include gathering client demographics at intake, maintaining client charts, maintaining census board and answering phone calls. Will work directly with the Shift Lead to identify needs of the unit daily to ensure needs of staff and clients are met. High school diploma required. Bilingual a plus. Email cover letter and resume to: KalliBenson@aumhc.org

Truck Driver or Truck Driver Assistant - Metro area truck driver or assistant needed for 24' truck, picking up and delivering donated furniture, home goods and miscellaneous items.  Driver must have current Colorado driver’s license, clean driving record and ability to lift 50-75 lbs. License preferred for driver assistant.  Requires good communication and customer service skills.  Familiarity with metro area preferred. Email cover letter and resume to:  RudyGlasco@aumhc.org.

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