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
Deputy Director – Aurora Mental Health Center is seeking an exceptional individual to oversee a clinical department as deputy director. This executive-level position supervises five division directors, who in turn oversee a diverse array of teams providing a continuum of services to clients of all ages and needs. Individual will provide structure and lead teams to deliver outstanding client work, identify best practices and seek continuous improvement in quality of services through active consultation, development and implementation with an eye toward future needs and budget realities, and promote positive working relationships with other community service agencies. The ideal candidate will be creative, articulate, community-minded, and focused on efficient and effective care. Mental health licensure and senior management experience are required. Email cover letter and resume to: KathieSnell@aumhc.org.
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.
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.
Therapist, North Adult Outpatient - Full time therapist sought to work with a dynamic, adult outpatient, multidisciplinary team in North Aurora. Prefer experience working with a diverse caseload, including people with severe and persistent mental illnesses, trauma histories, and substance abuse/co-occurring disorders. The position entails being able to conduct psychosocial assessments, treatment planning, provide interventions and coordinate client care within a community mental health center. Master’s degree required. LCSW, Licensed Psychologist, or other professional license preferred. Spanish speaking is a plus. Email cover letter and resume to: Anna Jetton, PsyD at AnnaJetton@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.
Overnight Therapist - Full time therapist needed to work overnight weekend hours on the Crisis Stabilization Unit. The CSU is a 16-bed unit providing treatment for adults presenting in acute metal 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 safety 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.
Therapist - The Community Transition Program (CTP) is seeking a full time therapist to work with individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder in the Arapahoe Diverts Mentally Ill to Treatment (ADMIT) program. The responsibilities include but are not limited to providing group and individual therapy in an intensive outpatient program, staffing with a multi-disciplinary team, and maintaining required documentation. The individual in this position would be located at 1400 Chambers clinic and report to the Program Manager for CTP. It is preferred that the individual selected would be one of the following: a licensed LPC, LMFT, LCSW, LAC and preferably have a CAC II or III. Individuals seeking to fill this position should have a minimum of four years experience, half of that with an adult forensic population. This position will involve travel near Aurora and some work within a correctional environment. Email cover letter and resume to: DerrickHinds@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.
First Contact Specialist - First Contact specialists are responsible for telephone behavioral health screenings and scheduling intake appointments for multiple clinics across the agency. Applicant must be able to conduct risk assessment, triage phoe calls, as well as provide case management and screening of referrals from healthcare providers. Specialists must have excellent communication skills and good clinical judgment. Ideal candidate is comfortable talking to people in various emotional states and has customer service background. Bachelor or Master's degree in counseling, social work, human services, or closely related field is required alon with 1-2 years of experience in Human Services field. Billingual/Spanish speaker preferred. Please email resume to Dr. Michelle Voss at MichelleVoss@aumhc.org.
Case Manager - Intensive services team looking for a full time Bachelors level Case manager to work with multidiscipline team. Workload will include: assisting with payeesship and budget issues, benefit acquisition, transportation of clients and meeting clients in the community. Billingual is a plus. Please send your resumes to: Toddnice@aumhc.org.
Health Navigator - Individual will assist refugee and immigrant community members to overcome barriers to care for chronic health diseases (e.g., cardiovascular disease, chronic pulmonary desease and cancer) through health education, cultural/interpretation services, care coordination and provider education. The navigator works with a multidisciplinary medical/behavioral health team to decrease health disparities for refugees. Duties include: co-facilitating health education and prevention groups; serving a cultural broker and interpreter for primary care appointments; linking patients to community resources; and providing outreach/health coaching for individuals with chronic health diseases. Must be billingual in English-Burmese or English-Arabic and have medical interpretation certification. Requires college degree or equivalent job experience with at leat one year direct service provision in human services. Email cover letter and resume to: BhanuBhattaral@aumhc.org.
CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
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.
Therapist, School Based - Full time position for a school-based therapist to provide a variety of therapeutic services to students and their families. Duties include providing individual, family and group therapy as well as case management services and working with prescribers. Requires Master's or Doctorate degree. Professional license and billingual Spanish-English preferred. Email cover letter and resume to: LauraMcArthur@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: email@example.com
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.
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.
Research Assistant – Requires a Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in social and/or behaviorial 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@aumhc.org.
Administrative Support - Part time administrative support person needed to work varied hours on the Crisis Stabilization Unit. Qualifined candidates for this position will possess experience with customer service and administrative support in a fast-paces, high intensity environment. This position includes basic administrative tasks, interacting with a multidisciplinary team, and assisting the clinicians and program manager with various duties. Billingual a plus. Send resume and cover letter to: KalliBenson@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.
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.