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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

Program Manager, Real Time Clinic - The Real Time Program Manager will provide operational and clinical leadership to this new clinic that will provide mental health services to a wide range of clients.  Individual is responsible for program development, hiring and training employees, assuring good communication between systems of care and quality services.  Clinicians work with all program customers including clients, staff and members of the community to assess, link and follow up with identified resources at Aurora Mental Health and in the community.  Clinicians also provide initial screening along with a variety of other brief interventions to assure smooth transitions into and between all services.  Qualified applicants will have a Master's degree and Colorado license in the mental health field.  We are seeking an individual with interest and experience in working/managing a setting that will provide diverse mental health services to clients of all ages on a walk-in basis.  Email cover letter and resume to: BryanGannon@aumhc.org

Therapist, Smoky Hill - Seeking a full time therapist (LCSW or licensed psychologist only) to work with both an adult and child population on a multidisciplinary team at our office off of Smoky Hill Road.  Must be experienced in working with a diverse caseload, including familiarity with serious mental illnesses.  This position will be responsible for providing therapeutic services, completing intake assessments and maintaining a therapy caseload by providing family, individual and group work.  Flexible schedule with Saturday work required from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  Email cover letter and resume to: MaryMcclure@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.

Licensed Therapist - Full time licensed therapist need to work overnight 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 and Colorado professional license (LPC, LCSW, LMFT) required.  Crisis work experience preferred.  Bilingual a plus. Email cover letter and resume 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.  This is an overnight shift 3days a week/12 hour shifts.  Master's degree and full Colorado professional license are required.  Experience working in crisis intervention and working with children 18 and under in a behavioral setting required.  Bilingual a plus.  Previous crisis/emergency experience preferred.  Email cover letter and resume to: SarahAvrin@aumhc.org.

Clinical Engagement Specialist- Full time licensed clinician sought to work with a dynamic, adult outpatient, multidisciplinary team in North or South Aurora.  The position entails conducting behavioral health screens, intake evaluations, treatment planning, short-term, solution focused therapy, clinical case management, coordinating client care and outreach.  Prefer experience working with a diverse clinical population including people experiencing severe and persistent mental illness, trauma histories and co-occurring disorders.  Bilingual English-Spanish a plus.  Email cover letter and resume to: JeffLongo@aumhc.org.

Therapists, Bilingual - Full and part time bilingual therapist positions available.  Must be experienced in working with a diverse adult caseload. the position entails psychosocial assessments, treatment planning, providing intervention and coordinating client care.  Master's degree required.  Professional license a plus.  Bilingual Spanish-English required.  Email cover letter and resume to: BryanGannon@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Adult Outpatient - The North Adult Outpatient team is seeking to hire a full time therapist to provide individual, group and couples counseling to adults experiencing mental illness.  This position entails being able to conduct psychosocial assessments, treatment planning, provide interventions and coordinate client care within the Center.  Must be LCSW or licensed psychologist.  Bilingual in Spanish and English a plus.  Location: 1646 Elmira.  Email cover letter and resume to: JeffLongo@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Southeast Adult Outpatient - Seeking a full time therapist (LCSW or licensed psychologist only) to work with an adult outpatient multidisciplinary team in south Aurora,  Must be experienced in working with a diverse caseload, including familiarity with serious mental illnesses.  This position will be responsible for providing therapeutic services, completing intake assessments, maintaining a therapy caseload and completing required documentation in a high volume clinic.  Flexible schedule with Saturday work (8am-2pm) required.  Email cover letter and resume to: JeffLongo@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.

Health Navigators - Two half-time positions:  One Bilingual English/Arabic; one Bilingual English/Burmese - 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 two half-time team members interested in serving the Arabic and Burmese-speaking refugee communities, with strong bilingual skills and communication abilities-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, providing care coordination for patients, assisting with health education, medical referrals and follow-up care.  Educational/Certification requirements:  B.A. degree or higher, Certified Medical Interpreter.  Work Experience/Skills needed: Previous experience in medical, human services, navigation fields preferred; computer skills needed; bilingual in Arabic/English or Burmese/English.  Please send resume and cover letter to: BhanuBhattarai@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

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.

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.  Part time, 8-10 hours per week.  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.

Dean of Students - Individual will provide a variety of supportive services at Metro Children's Center, a therapeutic day treatment program for children in first through eighth grades who have a serious emotional and/or behavioral disturbance.  Responsibilities include serving as a positive role model, providing assistance and intervention related to behavioral issues; assisting teacher with academic instruction; assessing student academic and behavioral functioning; coordinating and providing supervision during out-of-class activities; interacting with parents/school, as needed.  Requires Bachelor's degree plus two years' experience working with children.  Prefer experience working with emotionally disturbed children.  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

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

Health Information Manager - Individual responsible for managing all electronic health information and clinical records in a mental health setting in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  Responsibilities include: supervising work of HIS specialist; ensuring clinical records are complete, accurate and available only to authorized personnel; oversee privacy training for staff; develop and assist in identification, implementation and maintenance of the Center's information privacy policies and procedures; and lead peer review committee.  Requires Bachelor's degree in health insurance management.  Must be Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or RHIA-eligible.  Minimum of two years' experience in clinical records with supervisory background.  Requires extensive knowledge of state and federal privacy regulations.  Email cover letter and resume to: KarenLevine@aumhc.org.

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