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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

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.

RNs

*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.

ADULT SERVICES

Therapists - Full time bilingual therapist positions available for newly created adult and child outpatient multidisciplinary team providing individual, group, couples and family therapy. Must be experienced in working with a diverse caseload, including adults, children and families.  The position entails being able to conduct psychosocial assessments, treatment planning, providing interventions and coordinating client care within the Center.   Master's degree required.  Professional license a plus. Bilingual Spanish-English required.  Email cover letter and resume to: LisaRincon@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.

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.

Therapist, Assertive Community Treatment - Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a program that provides community-based and comprehensive mental health and case management services to the severely and persistently mentally ill. This full time position will work within a multidisciplinary team and requires a broad utilization of clinical skills and knowledge of community resources. Master’s degree in Counseling or Social Work and good driving record required. Interest or progress towards Addiction Counseling is highly desired. Please send cover letter and resume to AmandaCrawn@aumhc.org.

Case Manager, Aurora Center for Life Skills  and Community Living Program - Full time position for payee case manager.  Duties include: assisting clients in obtaining and maintain social security benefits, developing a budget, reviewing/disbursing funds; documenting all activities/interactions. Also supports clinical teams with other case management needs. Requires Bachelor’s degree in human services field plus previous experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness and/or developmental disabilities.  Email cover letter and resume to: SarahAvrin@aumhc.org.

CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES

Program Manager for School-Based Services South

Duties:                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Oversee AuMHC school-based services in Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) and in the districts of Bennett, Byers and Strasburg.

Develop new and growing relationships with CCSD and in Bennett, Byers and Strasburg.                                                                 

Oversee services in a subset of schools in Aurora Public Schools.                                                                                                               

Work closely with Dr. McArthur, Program Manager of School-Based Services North around district-level issues impacting the APS schools included in School-Based South. Dr. McArthur will be the primary point of contact for Aurora Public Schools.

Qualifications:     

Colorado license in mental health field, i.e., Ph.D./PsyD., LCSW, LPC, LMFT                                                                                                      

At least five years of experience working appropriate population and three years administrative experience in mental health setting   

Excellent knowledge of theoretical issues related to clinical treatment.  Treatment philosophy consistent with Center goals. 

Excellent management and communication skills.

Essential Functions:                                                                                                                                                                                             

Directs the day-to-day operations of the program, including supervision of staff, maintaining team focus and direction, and program planning.                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Screens, interviews and recommends hiring of new staff, as appropriate.                                                                                                  

Arranges appropriate training of staff to improve clinical skills, including providing clinical supervision to therapists, as appropriate.

Works cooperatively with all Center staff to provide a comprehensive range of services and ensures the smooth transition of clients from one service to another, including handling referrals and assignment of cases to therapist.                                                     

Handles complaints from clients and community agencies in an efficient and satisfactory manner.                                             

Develops new services to meet unmet or underserved needs in the community.                                                                                

Ensures that clinical and fiscal paperwork and online clinical records are correctly and promptly completed.                              

Interacts with community agencies to improve services to clients and enhance the Center’s image as a competent provider of mental health services and a committed and caring member of the community.                                                                              

Advocates for Center services in the community and at the state level, as appropriate.                                                                      

Ensures that revenues to pay for services are documented and billable by the business office and that the funding source is known to the billing office.                                                                                                                                                                                          

Establishes and maintains budget for program.  Email cover letter and resume to: MaraKailin@aumhc.org.

Therapist, School-Based - Half time position for individual to provide a variety of therapeutic services to students at Community College of Aurora.  Requires Master's degree; prefer professional license.  Previous experience working in an educational setting a plus.  Email cover letter and resume to: 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: lauraknudtson@aumhc.org

Master's Level Therapist or Bachelor Level Case Manager, Bilingual - Full time position for a bilingual (English/Spanish) therapist or 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. 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.


RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

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

Mentor  Specialist, Prevention Awareness Classroom Training Program - Aurora Youth Options (AYO) 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 life skills-based Prevention Awareness Classroom Training (PACT) prevention program to students attending Aurora area schools. Individual will work with the AYO mentoring team to establish and maintain strength-based adult /youth mentoring relationships. 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 must be able to work evenings and weekends to meet evolving client needs.

Essential Functions:                                                                                                                                                                                           

Facilitate PACT – Prevention Awareness Classroom Training Program curriculum in a dynamic and engaging way to middle and high school students in groups of 10- 30 per session, acknowledging diverse learning styles, cultural backgrounds and flags for substance abuse issues.                                                                                                                                                                       

Demonstrated instructional competence and classroom management skills in a class of 10-30.                                                       

Ability to work collaboratively with school based therapists to assess youth’s individual substance abuse related needs.         

Present PACT – Prevention Awareness Classroom Training Program curriculum and AYO program overview to Aurora area schools’ faculties, families and relevant community members.                                                                                                                                

Develop effective strategies of engaging youth and their parents. Plan and implement parent and youth engagement night in order to promote positive parental support and communication for youth involved in the program.                                                                 

Effectively represent PACT – Prevention Awareness Classroom Training Program and AYO program in the community and work with AYO team to broadly distribute program information.                                                                                                                                        

Work to develop and monitor one-to-one mentor relationship offering coaching, teaching and assisting with goal setting, advocating for the needs of the youth and supporting the match to accomplish program goals.                                                                              

Identify potential mentors in the community; offer the mentor recruiter leads that result in at least three matches annually.        

Maintain current and accurate records for program operation and research purposes. Email cover letter and resume to: VickiScott@aumhc.org.


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