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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

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

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.

Clinical Case Manager, Jail Based Behavioral Health Services (JBBHS) - Individual provides clinical assessment/problem identification for clients, including required documentation, develops and monitors treatment plans, treatment progress, and maintains clinical charts and other reporting data.  Conducts individual and/or group therapy in a correctional setting to assigned clients in accordance with treatment goals, as appropriate.  Provides case management services to clients, crisis management, advocacy, linkage, monitoring and referral as necessary.  Performs crisis intervention, as needed.  Provides an atmosphere conducive to growth of clients and serves as a positive role model for healthy boundary setting and maintenance at all times.  Maintains acceptable attendance and punctuality.  Requires Master's degree.  Minimum requirement:  Two years' experience within a community or residential mental health setting working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorder.  A CAC II, III or LAC and bilingual in Spanish are preferred but not required.  Hours:  Swing shift, days flexible, modified (4/10) optional.  Email cover letter and resume to: DerrickHinds@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.

Case Manager, ADMIT - Community Transitions Program (CTP) is seeking a case manager for Arapahoe Diverts Mentally Ill for Treatment (ADMIT) program.  The case manager will provide a full array of case management services to clients who are receiving mental health and co-occurring substance abuse treatment while participating in a community-supervised alternative sentencing program.  Case manager will perform client orientation, intensive community outreach, psycho-educational and skills training group, monitor residence, crisis management and linkage to community resources, e.g., food stamps, benefits income, employment, housing and wellness.  Maintains spreadsheet to track vocational employment, housing and UA lab results.  Monitors and facilitates an atmosphere conducive to healthy community transition and pro-social engagement of clients and serves as a positive role model.  Minimum requirements of a Bachelor's degree, two plus years experience in providing services to individuals with mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorder in a correctional environment or population under community supervision.  Hours:  8-5 p.m., M-F.  Email cover letter and resume to: DerrickHinds@aumhc.org.

Care Manager - Adult Intensive Services is seeking a full time care manager to provide support to our intensive services teams.  The person in this position will work with teams serving adult clients with a dual diagnosis of a mental illness and developmental disability as well as working with clients who have a severe and persistent mental illness.  Responsibilities include managing a medication only treatment client caseload, coordinating care with clients and their guardians and connecting clients to appropriate resources.  Case management services, including assisting clients to access resources, will also be a part of this job. 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 severe and persistent mental illness and/or developmental disabilities preferred.  A Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, human services or any closely related field is required, as well as 1-2 years experience in social service activity.  Spanish speaker preferred but not required.  Email cover letter and resume to: DawnOneil@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.

Therapists, Crisis Stabilization Unit - Full time and Part time Licensed and Unlicensed therapists needed to work varied hours 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 Required. Colorado Licensed preferred. Crisis work experience preferred. Bilingual a plus. Please send resume and cover letter 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.

Health Navigator- Bilingual English/Arabic, Half-time Position - 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 a half-time team member interested in serving the Arabic-speaking refugee community, who has strong bilingual and communication skills-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, care coordination, health education, medical referrals, and follow-up care. Educational/Certification Requirements: American B.A. degree, Medical Interpreter certificate. Work Experience/Skills Needed: previous experience in medical, human services, patient navigation fields preferred; computer skills needed; bilingual in Arabic/English. Please send resume and cover letter to: bhanubhattarai@aumhc.org.

Health Navigator- Bilingual English/Somali, Half-time Position - 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 a half-time team member interested in serving the Somali refugee community, who has strong bilingual and communication skills-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, care coordination, health education, medical referrals, and follow-up care. Educational/Certification Requirements: B.A. degree or equivalent, Medical Interpreter certificate, Work Experience/Skills Needed: previous experience in medical, human services, patient navigation fields preferred; computer skills needed; bilingual in Somali/English. Please send resume and cover letter to: bhanubhattarai@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

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, Child and Family South - The Child and Family South Team is seeking a full-time therapist to provide individual, family, and group therapy in an outpatient setting to children ages 6-18. Professional license required (LMFT, LPC, LCSW, or licensed psychologist). Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish). Location: 14301 East Hampden Avenue. Email cover letter and resume to: ErinStaniszeski@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. 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.

Therapist, Child Intensive Outpatient - Candidate will provide intensive outpatient mental health services, including individual, group and family therapy. Therapist will be responsible for creating treatment plans individualized to the needs of each child and their family, and will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to assess and link children and families to needed community resources and services. Position requires a Master's degree in human services field; professional license preferred. Must have previous experience providing therapeutic services to children and families. Accurate and timely documentation required. AuMHC provides services in accordance with trauma-informed care guidelines. Experience and training in screening, assessment and treatment of trauma is preferred for this position. Email cover letter and resume to: MindyRobin@aumhc.org.

Peer Specialist, RAP Team - We are seeking a PART-TIME peer specialist for the RAP team treating clients who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis (FEP). Job duties include working on a closely-coordinated multidisciplinary team to provide community-based case management, psychosocial education and support, recovery support and assistance, socialization and engagement, and crisis intervention to 15-25 year olds who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis. Many clients present with minimal insight to their mental illness and will benefit from education and support for meeting their psychosocial needs. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, excited by working with young adults, and will be able to balance paperwork and other administrative duties with the clinical demands of this population. Experience in the behavior health field required. Certified Peer Specialist training required. Email cover letter and resume to KristynNassif@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.

Therapist, Child and Family Intensive/Juvenile Assessment Center - Aurora Mental Health has a unique and exciting opportunity for a full time therapist. Position is split, 50% of the time will be spent providing mental health assessments, individual, family and group therapy in a clinic setting for children age 6 and up, families and adults. The other 50% of time will be spent providing assessments at the Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) with children, adolescents and their family. Master’s degree required. Licensed or licensed eligible and experience in trauma and mental illness necessary. Please send cover letter and resume to: MindyRobin@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

Administrative Support, Integrated Healthcare - Full-time benefited position. 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 involve acting as administrative support to the team in the Chambers Hope, Health, and Wellness primary care clinic, which is embedded at an Aurora Mental Health location. This includes front desk and miscellaneous office duties, including providing excellent and supportive customer service to our clients, answering clinic phone, working closely with medical team, handling logistics for our free dental clinic, data entry to support grant project. Qualifications-high school diploma, 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 in medical or mental health settings preferred. Interested candidates, please send resume and cover letter to MargieKaems@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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