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.
Behavioral Health Provider, Integrated Care Team - This full time behavioral health provider will work as a member of the Bridges to Care team, with Aurora Mental Health Center's primary care partner, Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN). As a part of this team, the BHP will work to provide behavioral health support for all prospective adult patients enrolled in Bridges to Care, a program that targets individuals who utilize Emergency Departments at a high frequency. The BHP will be a part of a multidisciplinary team and will provide assessments, brief interventions and consultation as well as linkage to more intensive, specialty mental health services as indicated. Services will be provided largely in the community through home visits as well as outpatient clinics. Must be a licensed mental health professional in the state of Colorado (psychologist, LCSW, LPC). Must have reliable transportation. Strong documentation skills required. Experience working with adults with serious mental illness preferred. Send cover letter and resume to: LaurenTolle@aumhc.org.
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.
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.
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.
Care Coordinator - Seeking care coordinator to ensure integration of medical and behavioral health care for clients of both Aurora Mental Health Center and Metro Community Provider Network. Position is full time at an integrated health primary care clinic. Position includes providing resources and patient advocacy, coordinating external referrals to specialists and attending medical appointments as needed. Must have experience in case management or care coordinator, preferably in a health care setting; a Bachelors or higher educational degree; proficient computer and Excel spreadsheet skills; ability to work well independently and collaboratively with a team; strong communication skills; and capacity to work well with patients with both mental health and medical issues. Please send cover letter and resume to: MargieKaems@aumhc.org.
CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
Co-Directors, Fostering Healthy Futures - Seeking two experienced clinicians for the replication of this evidence-based program for children ages 9-11 who have experience out of home care. Aurora mental Health is one of two replication sites for Fostering Healthy Futures, which provides training and consultation regarding fidelity to the FHF model. This innovative and proven intervention provides 16 children with weekly skills group and two weekly visits with graduate student mentors over a nine-month period. Co-director requirements: Licensed behavioral health provider with 5 years clinical experience; significant experience working with maltreated and child welfare populations; experience with children who have emotional and behavioral challenges; ability to support students in their learning and field experiences; availability to attend training in Denver July 21-23, 2015.
Additional requirements for each co-director:
Group supervisor co-director - .7 FTE: Experience leading groups of children; knowledge of and comfort with delivering manualized curricula. In collaboration with intern supervisor, interviews, selects and supervises a student co-facilitator. Serves as lead in the planning and implementation of a weekly skills group provided to two groups of children with eight in each group.
Intern supervisor co-director - .7 FTE: Experience supervising graduate students. In collaboration with group supervisor, helps with interview/selection process. Serves as lead in planning the training for students following FHF guidelines.
Positions require two evenings per week availability, October through May, with vacations and leave time restricted by program calendar during these months. Some tasks may be organized to allow for flexible schedule with increased hours during program months and decreased hours worked during summer months. Both co-directors will be on call to support mentors when they are in the field with children and one Saturday event in the spring is also required. Co-directors will share duties regarding overall planning and implementation of the program, including enrollment of children, case management needs and daily operations. Email cover letter and resume to: BetsyRogers@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: firstname.lastname@example.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.
Weekend Residential Counselor - Saturday/Sunday 3-11:30 p.m. - Responsibilities: Teaching and monitoring life skills; implementing treatment programs specific to the individual resident; preparing meals; helping with household chores. The staff member will work to provide a supportive, structured environment for the residents in order to promote growth. Staff will work alongside the residents to ensure their safety and establish a safe environment for their therapeutic growth. Requirements: QMAP, CPR/First Aid. Bachelor's degree with at least one year experience working in the mental health field and will DD population. Relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree. Email cover letter and resume to: AudreyBrewer@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
SQL Database Developer - Seeking qualified candidates to join our Information Services team. Your role will be to assist with the development and maintenance of the data warehouse system (CTL, staging, extracts, etc.), performance optimizations, report creation and data integration (imports/extracts). The position reports to the director of IS and works closely with the database administrators and data analysts. Requires Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent experience and 3+ years of hands-on experience with Microsoft SQL Server in the capacity of: writing complex TSQL code/strong SQL programming skills, relational database design concepts, tuning and optimization of queries for high volume, large databases, report development (SSRS) and experience with SQL 2008 R2 or later. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to thrive in working within a group and individually as projects require; ability to collect, analyze and document project requirements and guide a solution through the entire project lifecycle; and ability to handle ad-hoc data requests while engaging in long-term projects. Desired skills include: understanding of Data Warehouse concepts and design (ETL, source and target data structures); experience with MySQL; understanding and experience with C# programming; healthcare industry experience; experience with Tableau; experience with EDI/x12 file formats; understanding of HL7 and XML. Send cover letter and resume to: Casey Knutson@aumhc.org.
Certified Personal Trainer - Certified personal trainer needed to manage the orientation of exercise equipment to clients as well as staff of the center. Position involves building an exercise program for the center, engaging in outreach efforts to facilitate utilization of the program, leading group exercise classes, ensuring the safety of individuals using the equipment and providing support and suggestions for individuals interested in improving their physical fitness. This is a part time, benefited position. Certification and maintenance of professional liability insurance in Colorado required. Experience working with individuals with serious mental illness preferred. Send cover letter and resume to: LaurenTolle@aumhc.org.
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.
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.