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
RN, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) - This full time position will work within a multidisciplinary team seeing clients in the community in order to provide comprehensive psychiatric nursing assessments and nursing interventions including administration of medications. Requires current Colorado RN license in good standing plus previous psychiatric experience. Email cover letter and resume to: MarianneWebb@aumhc.org.
*Full time and part time night shift for Crisis Stabilization Unit - 12 hour shifts available *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.
Program Director, SE Adult Outpatient Team - Provide administrative and clinical leadership and supervision to a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals, as well as provide direct mental health services. The Southeast team is a high volume, fast-paced clinical team that serves culturally and socioeconomically diverse adults with a wide range of problems, from relatively mild and short-term to severe and persistent mental illnesses. The clinic conducts approximately 50 intake evaluations per week and provides individual, couples, and group therapy. The medical staff provides medication services. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of clinical management experience, and have excellent interpersonal, clinical, analytical, and problem solving skills. Licensure as a Psychologist or with a Master’s degree (such as LCSW, LPC, or LMFT) is required. Send resume and cover letter to JeffLongo@aumhc.org.
Therapist, Southeast Adult Outpatient Team - Full-time licensed therapist (LPC, LCSW, LMFT) to work with a dynamic adult outpatient multidisciplinary team in south Aurora. Prefer experience in working with a diverse caseload, including people with serious mental illnesses, trauma histories, co-occurring disorders, couples, groups, and high functioning professionals. Flexible schedule, with some evening and Saturday work required. Send resume to: JeffLongo@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.
Therapist, Mental Health/Substance Abuse – Community Transition Program (CTP) has an open position for a full time therapist to work with individuals diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance use disorders who are under probation or parole supervision. Duties include facilitation of group and individual therapy, intake and assessments, crisis intervention, monitoring urinalysis and breathalyzer, and meeting necessary documentation standards. Individuals wanting to fill this position should have a minimum of a Master’s degree with professional license (LPC, LMFT, LCSW, LAC), 2-5 years’ experience in treating mental illness as well as co-occurring substance use disorders in a population in corrections or community supervision. A CAC II, III or LAC and bilingual in Spanish would be preferred but are not required. Please email cover letter and resume to: MarkOlson@aumhc.org.
Full and Part 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 both full time and part time therapists (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. Positions in both north and south Aurora are available. Please email cover letter and resume to CarolReszka@aumhc.org.
Licensed Psychologist - Licensed Psychologist needed for a multidisciplinary Adult Outpatient Team in South Aurora. Conduct intake evaluations and provide individual, group, and couples therapy. Supervise psychology interns and post-docs. Requires a passion for and experience in treating a broad range of mental health problems, from mild and situational to severe and persistent. Send cover letter and resume to JeffLongo@aumhc.org.
Therapists - Seeking full time licensed therapists to work with a new multidisciplinary team in southeast Aurora serving children, families, and adults. Must be experienced in working with a diverse caseload, including people with serious mental illnesses, trauma histories, couples and families, and high functioning professionals. Group therapy experience a plus. Start date is to be determined as this team is under formation. Please send resume and cover letter to MaryMcClure@aumhc.org.
First Contact Specialist - First Contact specialists deliver support services by providing mental health clients appropriate information for registration and intake appointments. First Contact specialists are responsible for answering a telephone intake line, establishing rapport, conducting risk assessment, as well as connecting callers to appropriate resources. Specialists must have good judgment skills, ability to triage telephone calls, as well as excellent communication skills. Candidates must be comfortable interacting with callers in various emotional states. Requires Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field, Master’s degree in psychology/counseling preferred. Ideal candidate has both customer services experience along with experience in human services. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. Please contact Michelle Voss at MichelleVoss@aumhc.org.
Health Navigator - Kinyarwanda-speaking - Colorado Refugee Wellness Center is an integrated primary and behavioral health care clinic serving refugees in Aurora. We provide initial medical and mental health screenings for newly arriving refugees, and offer ongoing care. We have a team-based, whole person approach to health. Our health navigators are central to our clinic, offering ease of access and assisting in overcoming obstacles to medical and mental health services for patients who do not speak English. We are seeking to add a half-time (mornings) team member interested in serving the Kinyarwanda-speaking refugee community, who works well on an interdisciplinary team and has strong communication skills. Health navigation training, or willingness to participate in courses needed, certified medical interpreter, bilingual Kinyarwanda/English. Job duties include: interpreting in medical and mental health appointments, providing care coordination for patients, assisting with health education, medical referrals, follow-up care, and home visits. Educational and Work Experience Requirement- B.A. or higher, experience in medical or human services field preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to: JanJenkins@aumhc.org.
Peer Specialist - Peer Specialist at Chambers Hope, Health, & Wellness Integrated Primary Healthcare Clinic- This is a part-time position at a clinic where we provide whole-person healthcare services primarily for those with serious mental illness and chronic medical disease. The position includes the following responsibilities: Welcoming individuals into the program and partnering with them to support their engagement in the program and their progress with wellness goals. Working with the team to outreach individuals, co-leading wellness groups, assisting with marketing the program, and collaborating closely with the team. We are looking for someone who is comfortable working in a very team-oriented environment and is passionate about providing great whole-person healthcare for people. Qualifications include: Associate’s degree in human services field or completion of Peer Specialist course and certification, ability to establish trust and rapport with individuals with chronic mental illness, their families, or significant others. Please contact Margie Kaems at MargieKaems@aumhc.org to apply for the position.
CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
Therapist, School-Based - Full time position for a school-based therapist to provide a variety of therapeutic services to students and their families in the rural school districts of Bennett, Byers and Strasberg. Duties include providing individual, family and group therapy as well as providing case management and working with prescribers. Requires Master’s or Doctorate degree. Spanish-speaking and/or licensure preferred. Send resume and cover letter to Dr. Kailin at MaraKailin@aumhc.org.
Therapist, Intercept Center - Full time position available for licensed therapist to work with children ages 5 to 21 who have a developmental disability and a mental illness. Duties include conducting assessments, completing DSM diagnosis and treatment plans, formulating client treatment goals and behavior programs, providing case management and conducting therapy. Requires Master's degree plus professional license. Prefer previous experience working with dually disabled children. Email cover letter and resume to: BrianTallant@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.
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
Case Manager, Bilingual - Full time position for a bilingual (English/Spanish) case manager working on the community based stabilization team. This team works with children and youth transitioning from inpatient/residential settings as well as with families who may have child/youth at risk for a higher level of care. The position includes liaison functions with local area hospitals and residential facilities, coordination of care for clients being discharged from inpatient care, and introducing new clients in need of services to the community mental health system. The position may also require some brief in home client contact including behavior coaching, parenting support, and psychoeducation. Requires Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field. Must have two years’ relevant experience and be bilingual Spanish-English. Email cover letter and resume to: DavidDuquette@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.
Mental Health Professionals, Weekends & Weekday Relief - The Aurora Mental Health Center is seeking qualified mental health professionals to work regular weekend and weekday relief shifts at our residential, hospital-step down facility. We work with adults, generally post-hospitalization, who have severe and persistent mental illnesses. Our clients include those referred to us from our treatment teams, community hospitals, the Denver Veterans Administration. Bachelor’s Degree in a human service field, QMAP, and First Aid/CPR certification preferred. Previous experience within the human service field required. Please submit resume and cover letter for consideration to MichaelOdonnell@aumhc.org. No phone calls, please.
Residential Counselor -
Full time position in residential home serving adults with developmental disabilities and serious mental illness. Duties include milieu management, skill-building, medication administration, crisis counseling and mentoring daily living skills. Prior experience in mental health field required; experience working with DD population preferred. Must have QMAP, CPR/First Aid certifications. Email cover letter and resume to: AudreyBrewer@aumhc.org.
ADMINISTRATION & ANCILLARY SERVICES
Research Associate - Requires a PhD in social and/or behavioral sciences. Can apply with a Master’s degree plus four years of relevant experience. Must have a background in applied research, program evaluation, research design, and statistics. Experience in cost-benefit analysis highly desirable. Must be proficient in the use of SPSS, Excel and Word. A strong background in behavioral health and/or criminal justice a plus. This full time position is expected to begin in February 2015. Salary competitive. Email cover letter and resume to: ChipWeir@amhri.org.