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
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.
Street Outreach Worker - The outreach worker is responsible for reaching out to the homeless community and ensuring they are provided appropriate referrals, services and care during PATH drop-in as well as street outreach. Other responsibilities will include building relationships with other community providers and organizations, updating and maintaining current resource list, documenting all client contact in required data bases, attending required trainings and staff meetings, and gathering/managing donations as well as donation drives. Individual will serve persons within the city of Aurora. Preference given to someone with experience working with people experiencing homelessness as well as street outreach. Email cover letter and resume to EJ Becker at firstname.lastname@example.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.
Victim Assistance Advocate, Asian Pacific Development Center - Individual is responsible for providing direct services to Asian victims of crime in a Judicial District, including crisis counseling, case management, criminal justice advocacy and referrals. Duties also include networking and outreaching to system professionals as well as to the Asian community; educating and training Asian community members and system professionals; compiling data for quarterly grant reports; and developing/monitoring progress towards program goals and objectives. Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, criminal justice or related field preferred. Must have two years of direct experience in the victim services field and knowledge of the Asian community. Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong computer skills and experience with public speaking/teaching needed. Fluency in an Asian language preferred but not required. Must exercise good judgment and decision-making skills. Email cover letter and resume to: Ruth Folkerts@apdc.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.
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
Paraprofessional, Metro Children's Center - Individual provides classroom assistance in elementary and middle school day treatment program. Requires Bachelor's degree in education, human services or related field. Must have previous experience working with special needs children, preferably in an educational setting. Strongly prefer CPI training. Small classrooms, supportive team. Email cover letter and resume to: KateNielsen@aumhc.org.
Paraprofessional, Intercept Center - Intercept Center is a collaborative program with Aurora Public Schools. Services are provided to students who have a mental health condition and a developmental disability. Under the direction of a certified teacher, the paraprofessional will assist severely emotionally disabled students in a variety of academic and social settings. Duties include implementing instructional strategies, providing feedback to students regarding behavior and academics, maintaining daily records of student behaviors, providing appropriate de-escalation techniques to ensure students are safe at all times and assisting teacher in preparation of instructional materials and clerical duties. Requires H.S. diploma plus post-secondary courses related to child development equivalent to one year of college. Must have experience working with children, preferably school-age children. Knowledge of child development, abuse, neglect and emotional disabilities needed. Must have ability to employ high levels of patience, compassion and understanding yet remain fair, consistent and firm with discipline. This is a full time, benefited position. Email cover letter and resume to: BrianTallant@aumhc.org.
Family Advocate - Full time grant funded position available. Position focuses on working with parents and their children and is centered on the Strengthening Families model with the foundational approach of the five protective factors. Applicant needs to be familiar with DHS/child welfare, navigating various social systems and knowledgeable about community resources factors. The job requires using your personal vehicle to provide services in the community. Requires BA in social work, child welfare, early childhood education or related field/or experience as a community advocate. Must be comfortable working independently, proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook), have strong organizational skills and the ability to be flexible. Knowledge in Motivational Interviewing would be helpful; bilingual Spanish-English a plus. Email cover letter and resume to: LaneBurleigh@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.
Relief Residential Counselors - Relief counselors needed to work with adults diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illnesses in this hospital step-down program. Clientele consists of both civilians referred by community hospitals and veterans referred by the Denver VA. Responsibilities include medication management, crisis counseling, milieu management, professional documentation and assisting full time staff where needed. This is a non-benefited, fill-in position and some weekend work is strongly encouraged. QMAP, First Aid and CPR preferred. Bachelor's degree in human services field and some prior experience working with SPMI population preferred. Clean driving record a must. Email cover letter and resume to: SonyaLove@aumhc.org.
ADMINISTRATION & ANCILLARY SERVICES
Warehouse/Sales Worker, Providers' Resource Clearinghouse - Full time warehouse/sales position available at PRC. Duties: research/follow up on potential donations of furniture; conduct marketing phone calls; sell merchandise to members and public shoppers. Requires excellent customer service skills, ability to lift 25 lbs. and follow safety rules, and work well with others of diverse backgrounds. Must have good knowledge products on showroom floor and be reliable and honest. Email cover letter and resume to: RudyGlasco@aumhc.org.
Truck Driver, Providers' Resource Clearinghouse - PRC accepts in-kind donations from organizations/individuals and redistributes to other nonprofits/individuals in need. Full time position for an individual to safely drive a 24' box truck in the Denver metro area, picking up and delivering furniture and assorted items to businesses and individual homeowners. Individual must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and be able to carry furniture up and down stairs. Must have current Colorado driver's license and clean driving record. Previous truck driving experience required and must pass background and drug screening. Good customer service skills a must. We offer a four 10-hour day schedule with good benefits. Email cover letter and resume to: RudyGlasco@aumhc.org.