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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

Psychiatrist and/or Nurse Practitioner - BC/BE psychiatrist or psych nurse practitioner needed to work with adults. Looking for a kind, humble, compassionate, dedicated prescriber who works well with multi-disciplinary teams. Must have a passion for serving community mental health patients, takes responsibility for their patients and themselves. Someone who is positive, a problem solver, and has a collaborative focus is desired. 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. Not essential, but a plus would be a multi-lingual and/or multi-cultural background. Previous mental health center experience will advance your resume to the top of the heap!
Send resume and cover leter to: Debbie Grace, Medical Services Administration, at: DebbieGrace@aumhc.org.

ADULT SERVICES

First Contact Program Manager - The First Contact Program Manager will provide operational and clinical leadership to the First Contact Program.  Individual is responsible for program development, hiring and training employees, assuring good communication between systems of care and quality services.  First Contact clinicians work with all program customers including clients, staff and members of the community 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 (LPC, LCSW, LMFT).  Email cover letter and resume to: BryanGannon@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Aurora Center for Life Skills - Seeking full time therapist to work with an innovation team providing mental health services to adults with a co-occurring developmental disability.  this position includes intake, assessment, individual and group therapy, as well as treatment planning, care coordination, advocacy and habilitative interventions.  Requires Master's degree; must be license-eligible and have experience working with individuals who have a serious mental illness.  Experience with individuals with developmental disabilities a plus, but not required.  Email cover letter and resume to: SarahAvrin@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: MichaelTapp@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.

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.

Outreach Worker - The responsibilities of this full time outreach worker including 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 include building relationships with other community providers and organizations, updating and maintaining current resource list, documenting all client contact in required databases, attending required trainings and staff meetings and gathering and managing donations as well as donation drives. Individual will serve persons within the city of Aurora.  Looking for someone with a passion for working with people experiencing homelessness as well as street outreach.  Additional attributes for individual are someone who is positive, hard-working, a team player and has a collaborative focus.  Minorities are encouraged to apply.  Please send cover letter and resume to EJ Becker at elisebecker@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.

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

Therapist, Early Childhood & Family Center - Seeking qualified candidates for a full time position to provide Early Childhood Mental Health consultation in Aurora childcare center and homes, as well as individual, family and group therapy with young children (birth to 6) and their families at Aurora Mental Health Center.  Educational Requirements:  Master's or Doctorate degree in Counseling, Psychology or Social Work.  Licensed or license-eligible required.  Experience Requirements;  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 send resume and cover letter to: BetsyRogers@aumhc.org and SueAmmen@aumhc.org.

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, Hampden Academy - Full time language arts special education teacher needed for Hampden Academy, a therapeutic day treatment program for adolescents ages 14-18 who have a serious emotional disturbance.  Requires Master's degree in Severe Needs: Affective or Generalist degree.  Must have previous teaching experience working with emotionally and/or behaviorally disturbed adolescents.  Clinical and educational staff provide teens with a quality education in a nurturing and supportive environment where they learn to manage their mental illness and practice resolving conflicts and solving problems in a cooperative manner.  Responsibilities include: developing IEPs, curriculum and daily lesson plans for language arts and social studies/ instructing students at their appropriate level; assessing and documenting student learning performance and sharing information with home schools; designing and implementing behavior management plans.  Requires excellent interpersonal skills to develop positive community relationships and interact with home school staff.  Email cover letter and resume to: MakiSonoda@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

PACT (Prevention Awareness Classroom Training Program) Facilitator - Aurora Youth Options is a grant funded program that seeks out and serves youth at risk of problem behavior and links them to services.  Individual will work directly with youth in school settings to deliver the life skills-based PACT (Prevention Awareness through Core Training) to students attending Aurora area schools.  Individual will deliver PACT Program information and training to school staff, families and other community members.  Individual will work closely with the AYO 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 input data and maintain records as appropriate.  Must be able to work evenings and weekends to meet evolving client needs.  Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.  Must have experience working with adolescents in group settings, experience coordinating and managing diverse populations of adults and youth and experience presenting/facilitating classroom instruction to youth and adults.  Requires familiarity with adolescent behavioral problems and ability to relate to and engage youth and families in the program.  Email cover letter and resume to: BrettWeatherhead@aumhc.org.

Relief Medical Assistants - Exciting opportunity for a medical assistant to interact with physicians, nurses, therapists and patients.  Applicants must be able to multi task and handle patients in a calm manner.  Medical assistants must be willing to perform tasks such as front and back desk duties, take vitals, answer phone calls, schedule appointments, greet visitors, compose/transcribe dictated letters, complete/submit insurance forms, handle mail, type up patient charts, maintain medical records and other filing/record keeping duties.  This is a non benefited, fill in position.  Must have current QMAP.  Bilingual Spanish-English preferred.  Email cover letter and resume to: SarahPoffel@aumhc.org.

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