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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

ADULT SERVICES

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: JeffLongo@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.

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

Bilingual Therapist, Child & Family Intensive/Community Based Services - The CFI Community Based Services team is seeking to hire a full time community based therapist to provide individual/family therapy and behavioral coaching to clients and their families, in order to promote stability in the home and maintain the client's current placement.  This position entails being able to conduct psychosocial assessments, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions and coordinate client care within the mental health center and with any community partners.  This is a hybrid position in that the candidate will have an outpatient caseload as well as an in-home caseload.  Candidate must be willing to work evenings and occasional weekends and must have reliable transportation.  Master's degree with professional license and experience in the behavioral health field preferred.  Bilingual in Spanish/English required.  Email cover letter and resume to: DavidDuquette@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: 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

Teacher, Metro Children's Center - MCC is a day treatment program serving children in grades K-8 with severe emotional and/or behavioral disabilities.  We are seeking a full time special education teacher.  We offer small classroom ratios, a supportive environment and opportunities for professional growth.  Responsibilities include: implementing state-approved curriculum, creating appropriate and engaging lesson plans; instructing students at their appropriate level using a variety of instructional methods; assessing and documenting student learning performance; collaborating with school districts, families, the educational team and the therapeutic team; utilizing effective classroom management techniques; co-instructing therapeutic groups, social skill activities and community based learning events.  Requirements:  Bachelor's degree in Education with Special Education Certification; Colorado Department of Education Teacher Credential.  Two years' experience working with students with exceptional needs and math endorsement preferred.  Must have experience with technology, IEPs and BIPs.  Email cover letter and resume to: KateNielsen@aumhc.org

Paraprofessional, Metro Children's Center - Individual provides classroom assistance in elementary and middle school day treatment program. Duties include: assisting with daily lesson plans and classroom management; providing feedback to students regarding behavior and academics; and maintaining records of student behaviors.  Requires Bachelor's degree in educational, human services or related field.  Must have previous experience working with special needs children, preferably in an educational setting.  Strongly prefer CPI training. Small classrooms, supportive team.  Email cover letter and resume to: KateNielsen@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

Case Manager, Aurora Veterans Home - Full time position for individual to provide case management services to veterans in transitional housing.  Duties include: collaborating with VA personnel; helping veterans with structure and discipline; facilitating psycho-educational groups; linking veterans to community resources; providing assistance with benefits, housing, employment and transportation; conducting crisis interventions and building relationships with other community resources.  Email cover letter and resume to: ChinakaAgwu@aumhc.org.

Residential Counselor - Mrachek House is seeking a part time residential counselor to work weekends with developmentally disabled adults who also suffer from a mental illness.  Position requires a Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field, or someone with experience working in mental health field with DD population.  Must have a clean driving record and be a team player.  QMAP, CPR and First Aid certifications a plus, but will train if needed.  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

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 leter and resume to: AntoinetteDow@aumhc.org.

PACT Facilitator (Prevention Awareness through Core Training) - 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 the life skills-based PACT (Prevention Awareness through Core Training) to students attending Aurora area schools. Individual will deliver PACT Program information and training to school staff, families and other community members. 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 will input data and maintain records as appropriate.Individual must be able to work evenings and weekends to meet evolving client needs.Requires Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.Must have experience working with adolescents in group settings, experience coordinating and managing diverse populations of adults and youth and experience presenting/facilitating classroom instruction to youth and adults.Requires familiarity with adolescent behavioral problems and ability to relate to and engage youth and families in the program.  Email cover letter and resume to: BrettWeatherhead@aumhc.org.

 

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