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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

1. Psychiatrist or Psych Nurse Practitioner needed to work with adults and/or children at our fast paced Walk-in Clinic.  BC/BE required.  Full or part time.                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Child Psychiatrist or Child Psych Nurse Practitioner needed to work with children in an outpatient setting.  BC/BE required.  Full or part time.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Besides the amazing skills you already have, we are looking for that special prescriber who is kind, humble and compassionate; passionate about helping people in a community mental health setting; loves challenging and complex cases; desires sharing ideas, asking questions and has a longing to learn more; is a positive force; and likes to collaborate and solve problems.  Not essential but a plus would be: multi-lingual and or multicultural background, ability to hold a certification and previous mental health center experience.  Aurora Mental Health is an innovative and visionary mental health center.  We value and encourage creative approaches to patient care and support community involvement.  We work hard, have fun and go home each night knowing we helped people!  Email cover letter and resume to DebbieGrace@aumhc.org.

Registered Nurse Care Manager in Integrated Healthcare setting. 30 hour per week, 10 hours per day, benefited position. This position is in the Chambers Hope, Health, and Wellness MCPN primary care clinic, which is embedded at an Aurora Mental Health location. Individual will work as part of a multidisciplinary team in an innovative and highly integrated primary care clinic aimed at improving the health and wellness of adults with significant psychological issues. This position will primarily involve providing services related to a comprehensive treatment program for hypertension among individuals with serious mental illness. This includes providing home visits to support in-home blood pressure monitoring, monitoring chronic disease management registries/data to inform proactive engagement with higher needs patients, providing health education to patients and team members, participating in morning team huddles, acting as a liaison between mental health and medical providers as needed. Qualifications include: Registered Nurse credential, strong interpersonal skills, works well with multi-disciplinary team, flexible, organized, proactive, comfortable working with severely mentally ill population, strong computer skills, experience with electronic medical records, proficiency in Microsoft office programs, experience working integrated healthcare setting preferred. Interested candidates, please send resume and cover letter to MargieKaems@aumhc.org.

RN - Seeking RN, FT to work in our outpatient clinic. We are looking for someone who is positive, a problem solver, and has a collaborative focus. If patient care is your number one priority, we want you!! We work hard, have tremendous staff and we also have fun!

Aurora Mental Health Center is an innovative and visionary mental health center. We value and encourage creative approaches to patient care and support community involvement. We offer flexible work schedules and have great benefits -- who else do you know that has Colorado Day off?

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. Must have current Colorado license in good standing. Previous psych experience preferred. Email cover letter and resume to SarahPoffel@aumhc.org.

ADULT SERVICES

Mental Health Therapist, SE Clinic (LCSW or Licensed Psychologist required) - This full time position consists of conducting outpatient therapy at the SE Outpatient Clinic and assisting in the Connect to Care walk-in clinic.  Individual will primarily see adult clients seeking therapy services, but may also see families, adolescents and children in the C2C Clinic on a walk-in basis.  A successful therapist will: conduct intakes and assessments with assigned clients; develop and monitor treatment plans; provide individual, family and group therapy; participate in the C2C walk-in clinic, as assigned; consult with other professionals to proactively coordinate care; document activity and services in a timely manner; serve as mentor and provide clinical supervision to unlicensed Master's level employees and students, as needed; ensure billing information is current and seek authorization for services; meet billable service standards; have good time management and organizational skills.  Qualifications: Must be LCSW or licensed psychologist; have relevant experience providing clinical care to adults, including individual, family and group therapy; knowledge of DSM V and theoretical issues related to clinical treatment; computer literacy.  Experience and training in screening, assessment and treatment of trauma preferred.  Experience with children and adolescents beneficial.  Bilingual abilities helpful but not required.  Flexible work hours with up to two evenings until 7 p.m.  Email cover letter and resume to: ThomasHill@aumhc.org.

Case Manager - Seeking FT case manager for crisis services. Duties include coordination of care for inpatient admissions and working with individuals to help connect them to resources in their community. Bachelor’s degree along with good organizational and communications and an understanding of Trauma Informed Care required for this position. Send resume to sarahavrin@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 EJ Becker at elisebecker@aumhc.org.

Intake Coordinator, Jail Based Behavioral Health Services (JBBHS) - Performs screenings and intakes utilizing assessments to determine appropriateness of referrals and completes required documentation.  Provides necessary services to clients, including crisis management, advocacy, linkage, service planning, monitoring and referral, as appropriate.  Consults with Arapahoe County Jail mental health coordinator, JBBHS clinical/case management staff and other health care professionals, as needed.  Provides coverage support for JBBHS clinicians, facilitating individuals and/or group therapy to assigned clients in accordance with established treatment goals, as needed.  Maintains electronic and paper based clinical charts, including opening, updating on a regular basis to include documenting significant interactions, and discharges from program, as necessary.  Maintains healthy boundary setting.  Maintains acceptable attendance and punctuality.  Requires Master's degree.  Minimum requirement:  Two years' experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorder within a correctional environment or population under community supervision.  A CAC II, III or LAC and bilingual in Spanish preferred but are not required.  Hours:  Swing shift, days flexible, modified (4/10) optional.  Email cover letter and resume to: DerrickHinds@aumhc.org.

Relief Milieu Counselor - Relief Milieu Counselor positions are available in the Crisis Stabilization Unit. The CSU is a 16 bed unit providing treatment for adults presenting in acute mental health crisis. Candidates for this position must possess a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and have knowledge of working with individuals with a variety of diagnoses. The milieu counselors of the CSU provide supervision of the milieu and ensure the safety of the Unit, as well as perform other duties such as room checks and meal preparation. Must be CPR/First Aid certified. QMAP preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to KalliBenson@aumhc.org.

Contract Clinicians -   Seeking licensed therapists to work with private insurance clients at the Smoky Hill Clinic in Centennial. Opportunity to conduct therapy with children, adolescents or adults. Flexible hours including Saturday availability. Pay is $35 per therapy hour. For further information, contact Jeff Longo at (303) 617-2408 or JeffLongo@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.

CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES

Program Manager, Child and Family North - Seeking full time program manager for a clinical team that serves children and their parents in individual, family and group settings. Professional license (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, Psychologist) required. Individual will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the program, including supervision of staff, maintaining team focus and direction, program planning, hiring of new staff, maintaining compliance standards, building and maintaining relationships with community agencies, etc. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Email cover letter and resume to: KirstenAnderson@aumhc.org.

Behavior Coach - The Child and Family Intensive Services In-Home team is seeking a full time behavior coach to provide adjunctive support as part of a comprehensive clinical team.  The in-home team serves clients who have a history of psychiatric hospitalizations or are at risk of hospitalization or out-of-home placement due to the severity of their mental health condition.  The behavior coach works collaboratively with a therapist to help implement clinical interventions and support the overall functioning of the family.  Position requires a Bachelor's degree and experience in the mental health and/or human services field.  Bilingual Spanish-English preferred but not required.  Email cover letter and resume to: MindyRobin@aumhc.org.

PACT Facilitator - PACT (Prevention Awareness through Core Training) is a grant-funded program of the Aurora Strong Resilience Center and Aurora Mental Health Center offering prevention education classes. Individual will work directly with youth in school settings to deliver the life skills-based PACT Program to students attending Aurora Public Schools. Individual will deliver PACT Program information and training to school staff, families, and other community members. Individual will work closely with the 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 maintain records and data for PACT students. Individual may occasionally be asked to work evenings and weekends to meet evolving program needs. Relevant Education: Bachelor’s degree in human services field or equivalent experience. Required Work Experience: Two years experience working with adolescents. Experience coordinating and managing diverse populations of adults and youth. Experience presenting/facilitating or offering classroom instruction to youth. Email cover letter and resume to: LukeHerchenroeder@aumhc.org.

Care Manager – Outpatient Services is seeking a full time care manager to provide support to four of our child and adult outpatient teams. Responsibilities include primarily managing a medication only treatment client caseload which includes ensuring their treatment plan and other documentation is completed. Also included will be coordinating care with clients, connecting clients to appropriate resources and helping to outreach clients who are not engaged in services. The care manager will serve as a liaison between clients and their guardians and their psychiatrist and other treatment providers in the Center. Previous experience working with individuals who have mental illness preferred. A Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, human services or any closely related field is required, as well as 1-2 years of experience in social service activity. Spanish speaker preferred but not required. Email cover letter and resume to: KirstenAnderson@aumhc.org.

Licensed Therapist, School-based services – Aurora Mental Health Center’s School-based services teams provide direct clinical services in over 30 Aurora schools within Aurora Public Schools and Cherry Creek Public Schools. APS is a diverse district with students from 133 countries speaking over 130 languages. Many schools serve predominantly Latino students. The School-based program also works closely with the HEARTS (Healthy Environments and Response to Trauma in Schools) program which provides trauma-informed training and consultation for public schools in Aurora. We are seeking to fill a therapist position for a middle and high school. Responsibilities include: providing individual, group, and family therapy to clients in the schools and their families. In addition, therapists often provide advocacy for clients, case management, parenting classes, and teacher wellness groups. Staff receive weekly supervision and if licensed, may also take on supervision as one of their job duties. Monthly group supervision and self-care groups are held for school-based staff. School-based teams meet weekly for training, supervision, and other team building activities. Requirements: Master’s degree with experience working in schools preferred. Bilingual Spanish and licensed preferred (LCSW, PhD, PsyD, LMFT, LPC). Email cover letter and resume to Candace Ballard at: CandaceBallard@aumhc.org

Therapist, Intercept Center - Full time position available for Master's level therapist to work with children ages 6 to 21 who have a developmental disability and a mental illness. Duties include conduction assessments, completing DSM diagnosis and treatment plans, formulating client treatment goals and behavior programs, providing case management and conducting therapy. Requires Master's degree. Prefer previous experience working with dually disabled children and bi-lingual in Spanish. Email cover letter and resume to: BrianTallant@aumhc.org.

Clinician, Viewpoint Connect to Care (C2C) Clinic - Full time position for a licensed or unlicensed mental health professional in one of the Center's access, brief therapy and triage clinics. Licensed or license-eligible Masters or Doctoral degree in a mental health field required. Duties include, providing consultation, conducting intakes, risk assessment, attending to crisis situations, monitoring hospital discharges, providing psychoeducation and wellness services, answering phones. The position requires working evening hours. Please send cover letter and vita to AmandaCrawn@aumhc.org.

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant - The Early Childhood and Family Center is seeking qualified candidates for one half-time (0.5 FTE) position to provide Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation in Aurora childcare centers and homes, as well as evidence-based parenting classes for parents with young children (birth to 6). Requires Master's or Doctorate in counseling, psychology or social work. Licensed or license-eligible required. Must have both mental health and early childhood experience. Preferred candidates will have specific training in interventions to address challenging behaviors and in working with diverse families and young children. Consultants with bilingual skills in English and Spanish will qualify for differential pay. Please prepare a cover letter that indicates specifically how you meet the above criteria, as well as your interest in the position. Email cover letter and resume to BetsyRogers@aumhc.org and SueAmmen@aumhc.org

Therapist, School-Based Services – Aurora Mental Health Center’s School-based services teams provide direct clinical services in over 30 Aurora schools (individual, family, and group therapy). APS is a diverse district with students from 133 countries speaking over 130 languages. Many schools serve predominantly Latino students. The School-based program also works closely with the HEARTS (Healthy Environments and Response to Trauma in Schools) program which provides trauma-informed training and consultation for public schools in Aurora. We are seeking to fill a part-time (20 hours per week) therapist position for elementary schools. Responsibilities include: providing individual, group, and family therapy to clients in the schools and their families. In addition, therapists often provide advocacy for clients, case management, parenting classes, and teacher wellness groups. Staff receive weekly supervision and if licensed, may also take on supervision as one of their job duties. Monthly group supervision and self-care groups are held for school-based staff. School-based teams meet weekly for training, supervision, and other team building activities. Requirements: Master’s degree with experience working in schools preferred. Bilingual Spanish required. Email cover letter and resume to Candace Ballard at CandaceBallard@aumhc.org.

Bilingual Health Navigator Case Manager, Full-Time, Trauma Resilience Youth Program - The Health Navigator Case Manager is an important part of the Trauma Resilience Youth Program (TRYP) of Aurora Mental Health Center (AuMHC). The Health Navigator Case Manager assists children of refugee and immigrant families access trauma-informed care services through AuMHC. We consider the Health Navigator Case Manager to be the "cultural broker" providing the trusted bridge between clients and service providers, as well as supporting families in navigating both the health care and resource systems to address their concrete and social needs. Language fluency in English and Spanish. Medical interpretation certification OR willingness/ability to become certified through a certification program. High school diploma, GED, or equivalent. First hand cultural knowledge as a member in a local refugee/immigrant community in Colorado. Please forward resume and cover letter to: GiftWahiwe@aumhc.org with the subject line: Health Navigator Case Manager.

Respite Care Providers - Respite care program providing respite to 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 or willing to be trained in CPR/First Aid and Medication Administration.  Candidate must have the flexibility of providing both emergency and routine respite in their own home as well as weekends, evenings and possibly overnight visits. Must be open to becoming certified as a foster care home in order to provide short term respite care.

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), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and and Colorado Department of Human Service (CDHS) Child Abuse Registry for employment clearance.  Applicant must be willing to attend mandatory trainings and work flexible hours.  Email cover letter and resume to: bearespiteprovider@aumhc.org.

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

Residential Counselors - Mrachek House is a residential facility that serves the DD population with their mental health and life skills needs.  Positions currently available include:  Relief to work as needed and a Set Schedule position working Fridays 3-11:30 p.m. and Sundays 1-9 p.m.  Duties: assist clients with room care, meal prep and administering medications as prescribed.  Shared responsibilities include: transporting clients to various appointments, e.g., vision, dental PCP and community outings and prompting clients to complete their ADLs (activities of daily living).  Must have good communication skills to interact with clients, parents, doctors, case managers and other support systems in the clients' lives.  Must have a clean driving record in order to drive company van.  QMAP, CPR and First Aid certifications a plus, but will train if needed.  Anyone with experience in these areas is encouraged to apply.  Email cover letter and resume to: AudreyBrewer@aumhc.org. .

ADMINISTRATION & ANCILLARY SERVICES

Chief Financial Officer - We are seeking a full time CFO to direct the activities of the Business Management Team. The CFO is responsible for overall financial administration of the Center, including revenue cycle, general accounting and financial reporting, in accordance with current policies and procedures.  Individual will be responsible for preparation of budgets and statistical reports along with ongoing analysis to monitor variance and report same to the CEO.  Individual will direct tax function activities as well as ensure that adequate internal controls are in place to safeguard company assets.  Requires Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field; CPA preferred.  Must have extensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principals, knowledge of financial management and analysis as well as specific tax issues related to nonprofits.  Effective communication and leadership skills a must.  Please email cover letter and resume to:  HR@aumhc.org.

Database Management/Administrative Support - This full time position combines database construction and data management with administrative support tasks. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with an eye toward efficiency and process improvement. Essential duties include: develop Microsoft Access/SQL databases to support research and evaluation activities, implement data management best practices, streamline and manage office procedures (such as expense reports, timesheets, purchase orders), and assist with research project-specific support duties as needed (such as data entry, filing, etc). Expected time allocation to specified duties: 50% database construction and management, 30% general administrative support to the office, and 20% project-specific administrative support. This position reports to the Executive Director, Aurora Research Institute. Email cover letter resume, and examples of work with Access/SQL to: AntonioOlmos@aumhc.org.

Maintenance Tech - Come join our amazing Facilities Team at Aurora Mental Health Center. We have a full time position for a dynamic individual who is responsible for general and preventive maintenance at our various facilities in Aurora. We are looking for someone with experience in general maintenance, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, woodworking, and painting. Must be a team player and able to lift 50 lbs, have clean MVR, own transportation and pass background and reference inquiries. Microsoft Excel and Word a plus. Aurora Mental Health incorporates principles of trauma-informed care throughout the agency, emphasizing cultural sensitivity and a safe and respectful environment for all clients and staff. All jobs include the responsibility to learn about and implement trauma-informed practices within the scope of work for the position. Email resume to NazanWolfe@aumhc.org. Online application also available at aumhc.org.

Truck Driver/Warehouse Sales, Providers’ Resource Clearinghouse – PRC, located in north Aurora, accepts in-kind donations from organizations/individuals and redistributes to other nonprofits/individuals in need. Duties of this position include: driving a 24’ box truck; picking up/delivering donations; selling merchandise to members and the public; conducting marketing phone calls; researching/following up on potential donations of furniture. Requires clean driving record and excellent customer service skills. Must be able to lift 50Ibs. regularly and follow safety rules. Must be able to work well with others of diverse backgrounds, be reliable and honest. Email cover letter and resume to: RudyGlasco@aumhc.org or antoinettedow@aumhc.org

Employment Specialist - Engages clients and establishes trusting, collaborative relationships directed toward the goal of assisting clients in obtaining and maintaining competitive community based employment. Conducts job development and job search activities directed toward positions that are individualized to the interests and uniqueness of the people on his/her caseload, following the principles and procedures of IPS. Supports clients making employer contacts by applying for jobs, or learning more about jobs available in the community, within 30 days of program intake. Provides supported education, using principles similar to IPS, for clients who express interest in education to advance their employment goals. Spends at least 65% or more of total scheduled work hours in the community meeting with clients, job coaching or job developing. Completes vocational portfolio for each new client with information from the client, mental health treatment team, and with permission, family members, friends and past employers. Assists clients in learning how their benefits will be affected by earned income. With the client's permission, provides education and support to family members about work and gathers input about skills, interests, strengths of the client and ideas for support. Conducts at least six employer contacts each week to learn about businesses and employer needs, to talk about specific clients who are looking for work and/or to talk about employer services offered by the IPS program. Documents and submits all weekly employer contacts. Is responsible for a minimum of 10 job starts each year after the first year of employment. Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, or related fields. At least 2 years’ experience with job development and/or vocational rehabilitation with similar population or Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling vocational rehabilitation or related fields. Must have safe driving record and a current Colorado driver’s license. Bilingual highly preferred. Email cover letter and resume to: JosieShea@aumhc.org.

 

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