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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

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.

Medical Assistant - 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.  Individual 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 filing/record keeping.  Must be QMAP eligible; bilingual preferred. Email cover letter and resume to: SarahPoffel@aumhc.org.

ADULT SERVICES

Director, Vocational Services - Individual will assist clients in obtaining and maintaining competitive community based employment that is consistent with their vocational goals.  Duties include: integration of rehabilitation with mental health treatment teams, government agencies and community partners; supervising employment specialists, voc warehouse supervisors and case manager; collaboration with voc rehab counselors, employment specialists, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Office of Behavioral Health; promoting competitive employment using a variety of strategies; providing weekly supported employment supervision; meeting contractual requirements, completing timely reports, etc.  Requires Master's degree in human services field with two years' experience with strong job development or Bachelor's degree with five years' similar experience.  Must have good understanding of vocational rehabilitation and IPS.  Requires current Colorado driver's license and safe driving record.  Email cover letter and resume to: AntoinetteDow@aumhc.org.

Program Manager, Integrated Care - The Integrated Care team is seeking a full time program manager.  This position will involve some clinical time providing integrated behavioral health services in a primary care setting as well as managing a team of behavioral health providers working in community primary care clinics.  Ideal candidate will be a licensed mental health provider with experience working in integrated primary care with strong leadership skills.  Program management experience preferred.  Excellent communication and collaboration skills required.  Email cover letter and resume to: LaurenTolle@aumhc.org.

Triage Outreach Therapist - Seeking full time outreach therapist to work with a multidisciplinary and multi-agency team which focuses on reducing patient reliance on emergency medical services in Aurora.  Primary tasks of therapist include providing basic clinical services including individual therapy, psycho social rehabilitation, substance use treatment and coordination of psychiatric services.  Additionally, this therapist will provide a range of case management services, including: linkage to medical care and substance use treatment, assistance in transportation to and from appointments, advocacy for participants during appointments and documentation of services provided.  Although this is a therapist position, this role requires willingness to provide a high level of case management services in patient's home and/or in the community that assist participants in successfully decreasing high utilization.  A Master's degree in social work or counseling required.  Preference given to those with experience working with homelessness and/or high utilization and those with a working knowledge of dual diagnosis, harm reduction and motivational interviewing.  Ability to transport clients in personal vehicle required.  Email cover letter and resume to: EliseBecker@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Southeast Adult Outpatient - Full time therapist (license preferred) to work with a dynamic adult outpatient multidisciplinary team in south Aurora,  Prefer experience in working with a diverse caseload, including people with serious mental illnesses, trauma histories, co-occurring disorders, couples, groups and high functioning professionals.  Spanish speaking preferred,  Flexible schedule with some evening and Saturday work required.  Email cover letter and resume to: ThomasHill@aumhc.org.

Therapists, Crisis Stabilization Unit - Full and part time licensed and unlicensed therapists needed to work varied hours Thursday through Sunday on 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, provide daily individual and group therapy for clients on the unit and work collaboratively with the team to ensure the safe of clients.  Master's degree required.  Previous crisis work and Colorado license preferred.  Bilingual a plus; differential paid.  Send resume and cover letter to: KalliBenson@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 required.  Experience working with children in a behavioral setting required.  Bilingual a plus.  Previous crisis/emergency experience preferred.  Email cover letter and resume to: MichelleRollins@aumhc.org.

Behavioral Health Provider, Integrated Care Team - This full time behavioral health provider will work as a member of the Bridges to Care team, with Aurora Mental Health Center's primary care partner, Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN).  As a part of this team, the BHP will work to provide behavioral health support for all prospective adult patients enrolled in Bridges to Care, a program that targets individuals who utilize Emergency Departments at a high frequency.  The BHP will be a part of a 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 Colorado (psychologist, LCSW, LPC).  Must have reliable transportation.  Strong documentation skills required.  Experience working with adults with serious mental illness preferred.  Send cover letter and resume to: LaurenTolle@aumhc.org.

Full and Part time Licensed Therapists – Walk-In Clinic and mobile crisis team – Seeking full and part time, evening and weekend licensed therapists to work in a walk-in crisis mental health center. Evaluate emergency clients both in the clinic and in the community, conduct triage assessments and obtain collateral information, conduct crisis interventions. Master’s degree and Colorado professional license required. Bilingual a plus. Previous crisis/emergency experience preferred. Email cover letter and resume to: MichelleRollins@aumhc.org.

Full Time Therapist, Older Adult Team - Opportunity to be a part of the growing field of geriatrics in an award-winning organization.   The Older Adult Team is looking for a full time therapist (LCSW or Licensed Psychologist) to provide outpatient therapy and outreach in the Aurora area.  This is an exciting and professionally rewarding opportunity to work with a diverse population of older adults with a wide range of mental health issues.  Training in geriatrics and a flexible schedule are some of the many benefits of working on our team.  The ideal candidate will have good community relations and interpersonal skills, a strong clinical background, and a demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse client base.  Please email cover letter and resume 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.

CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES

Program Director, Child and Family South - Full time position managing a multi-disciplinary team that serves children ages 6 to 18 years old and their families.  Duties include administration, providing clinical supervision, hiring and managing personnel, developing and maintaining positive relationships with community partners, providing therapy to a small caseload of clients, and responding to feedback from clients and their families.  Requirements include a professional license in a mental health field (PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LPC or LMFT), five years of experience with this population and three years' administrative experience in a mental health setting.  Send cover letter and resume to: KirstenAnderson@aumhc.org.

Pediatric Behavioral Health Provider - The Integrated Care team is seeking a 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 preferred.  Requires excellent communication, collaboration, documentation, assessment and brief, evidence-based intervention skills.  Email cover letter and resume to: LaurenTolle@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.

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

Master's Level Therapist or Bachelor Level Case Manager, Bilingual - Full time position for a bilingual (English/Spanish) therapist or case manager working on the community based stabilization team.  This team works with children and 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. Must have two years’ relevant experience and be bilingual Spanish-English.  Email cover letter and resume to: DavidDuquette@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.


RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

Mental Health Professionals, Weekends & Weekday Relief - The Aurora Mental Health Center is seeking qualified mental health professionals to work regular weekend and weekday relief shifts at our residential, hospital-step down facility.  We work with adults, generally post-hospitalization, who have severe and persistent mental illnesses.  Our clients include those referred to us from our treatment teams, community hospitals, the Denver Veterans Administration.  Bachelor’s Degree in a human service field, QMAP, and First Aid/CPR certification preferred.  Previous experience within the human service field required.  Please submit resume and cover letter for consideration to MichaelOdonnell@aumhc.org. No phone calls, please.


ADMINISTRATION & ANCILLARY SERVICES

Employment Specialist - Individual will assist clients in obtaining and maintaining competitive community based employment that is consistent with their vocational goals.  Duties include: Establishes collaborative relationship with clients to help find/keep employment; assists with benefits acquisition; assesses employment goals, evaluates work and life responsibilities; provides education and support to family, friends and potential employers; conducts individualized job development and job search activities; contacts minimum of six employers weekly to develop business relationships, etc.  Requires Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, counseling, vocational rehabilitation or related field.  Must have two years' experience with job development and/or vocational rehabilitation with similar population or Master's degree in human services field.  Must have current Colorado driver's license and clean driving record.  Email cover letter and resume to: AntoinetteDow@aumhc.org.

SQL Database Developer - Seeking qualified candidates to join our Information Services team.  Your role will be to assist with the development and maintenance of the data warehouse system (CTL, staging, extracts, etc.), performance optimizations, report creation and data integration (imports/extracts).  The position reports to the director of IS and works closely with the database administrators and data analysts. Requires Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent experience and 3+ years of hands-on experience with Microsoft SQL Server in the capacity of: writing complex TSQL code/strong SQL programming skills, relational database design concepts, tuning and optimization of queries for high volume, large databases, report development (SSRS) and experience with SQL 2008 R2 or later.  Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to thrive in working within a group and individually as projects require; ability to collect, analyze and document project requirements and guide a solution through the entire project lifecycle; and ability to handle ad-hoc data requests while engaging in long-term projects.  Desired skills include: understanding of Data Warehouse concepts and design (ETL, source and target data structures); experience with MySQL; understanding and experience with C# programming; healthcare industry experience; experience with Tableau; experience with EDI/x12 file formats; understanding of HL7 and XML.  Send cover letter and resume to: Casey Knutson@aumhc.org.

Support Tech, Tier 1 - This full time position is responsible for providing over the phone support for both software and hardware and individual will eventually conduct rounds between external sites for user support.  Requirements: 8.1 knowledge and support; Office 2013 knowledge and support; basic server understanding; hardware support and repair; and excellent customer service skills.  Must have own vehicle and clean driving record.  A+ cert a must.  Individual must be a fast learner as we have third party software that also needs support. Email cover letter and resume to: ITPositions@aumhc.org.

Administrative Assistant/Data Coordinator - Helps collect and enter assessment data for various projects, reconciles grant budget ledgers and reviews timesheet allocations of staff.  Answers phones, greets customers and maintains departmental files.  types correspondence, photocopies and collates documents, orders supplies and distributes mail.  Must be proficient in MS Word, Outlook and Excel.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills required along with ability to handle stressful situations.  Must be able to perform multiple duties simultaneously.  Prefer college degree or previous experience working in research office or mental health field.  Email cover letter and resume to: RichardSwanson@aumhc.org.

Clinic Administrative Support, Chambers Hope, Health & Wellness Integrated Primary Care Clinic - This integrated primary care clinic has a team of behavioral health and medical providers and is designed to provide whole person healthcare.  We primarily serve individuals with serious mental illness.  This position includes providing administrative support to clinic operations, helping with scheduling, assisting with data collection and outreaching clients as needed.  Must have experience in a medical setting, preferred experience working with individuals with mental illness.  Send cover letter and resume to: MargieKaems@aumhc.org.

Medical Assistant - see Medical Services category above.

Mentor  Specialist, Prevention Awareness Classroom Training Program - Aurora Youth Options (AYO) is a grant funded program that seeks out and serves youth at risk of problem behavior and links them to services. 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.

Essential Functions:                                                                                                                                                                                           

Facilitate PACT – Prevention Awareness Classroom Training Program curriculum in a dynamic and engaging way to middle and high school students in groups of 10- 30 per session, acknowledging diverse learning styles, cultural backgrounds and flags for substance abuse issues.                                                                                                                                                                       

Demonstrated instructional competence and classroom management skills in a class of 10-30.                                                       

Ability to work collaboratively with school based therapists to assess youth’s individual substance abuse related needs.         

Present PACT – Prevention Awareness Classroom Training Program curriculum and AYO program overview to Aurora area schools’ faculties, families and relevant community members.                                                                                                                                

Develop effective strategies of engaging youth and their parents. Plan and implement parent and youth engagement night in order to promote positive parental support and communication for youth involved in the program.                                                                 

Effectively represent PACT – Prevention Awareness Classroom Training Program and AYO program in the community and work with AYO team to broadly distribute program information.                                                                                                                                        

Work to develop and monitor one-to-one mentor relationship offering coaching, teaching and assisting with goal setting, advocating for the needs of the youth and supporting the match to accomplish program goals.                                                                              

Identify potential mentors in the community; offer the mentor recruiter leads that result in at least three matches annually.        

Maintain current and accurate records for program operation and research purposes. Email cover letter and resume to: VickiScott@aumhc.org.


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