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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


Lead RN, Intensive Services - Coordinates overall nursing care; participates in ongoing policy and protocol development for nursing care; may prepare work schedules and expedite workflow; assesses clients after arrival ensuring they have appropriate medications; performs medical and psychiatric screenings to help determine level of care necessary; accurately and completely charts medications dispensed and prescriptions called in to pharmacy.  Requires Colorado nursing license in good standing and previous psychiatric experience; prefer previous lead/supervisory experience.  Email cover letter and resume to:

*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:


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

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:

 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:

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

Therapist, Older Adult Team - Full-time licensed therapist or licensed psychologist needed for outpatient services and nursing home outreach in the Aurora area.  Must enjoy working with the older adult population.  Please send resume and cover letter to:

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

Therapist, Older Adult Team – Part time licensed therapist or licensed psychologist needed for outpatient services and nursing home outreach in the north Aurora area.  Must enjoy working with the older adult population.  Please send resume and cover letter to:

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

Therapists, Intake/Emergency - Full time and part time positions available on the Intake/Emergency team.  Duties include conducting intakes, evaluations and interventions.  Requires Master's degree. Crisis team experience and/or hospital prevention experience a plus.  Bilingual Spanish-English also a plus.  Various shifts.  Location:  2206 Victor St.  Email cover letter and resume to:

Therapist, Bilingual, Southeast Adult -
Full time bilingual (Spanish and English) therapist position available on an adult outpatient multidisciplinary team in south Aurora.  Must be experienced in working with a diverse caseload, including people with serious mental illnesses, trauma histories and high functioning professionals.  Professional license, couples therapy and group therapy experience a plus.  Some evening and Saturday work required.  Location: 11059 E. Bethany Dr. Email cover letter and resume to:

Outreach Worker - The PATH Program is seeking a full time outreach worker to do community and street outreach.  The outreach worker serves homeless single adults in the Aurora community.  Individual is responsible for reaching out to the homeless community and ensuring they are provided appropriate referrals, services, and care.  Other responsibilities will include building relationships with other community providers and organizations.  The Outreach Worker will serve homeless persons within the city of Aurora.  Spanish speaking preferred. Email cover letter and resume to:


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:

Therapist, Child and Family Intensive - Aurora Mental Health has a full time position for individual to provide mental health assessments and conduct individual, family and group therapy to children ages 6 and up and their families.  Requires Master’s degree; must be licensed or license-eligible.  Experience in trauma and mental illness required.  Email cover letter and resume to:

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:

Therapist, Child and Family Intensive/Juvenile Assessment Center - A unique and exciting opportunity for a full time therapist. Position is split, 50% of time will be spent providing mental health assessments, individual, family and group therapy in a clinic setting for children age 6 and up, families and adults. The other 50% of time will be spent providing assessments at the Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) with children, adolescents and their family.  Master’s degree required. Licensed or licensed eligible and experience in trauma and mental illness necessary.  Please send cover letter and resume to:

Childcare Providers -  Part time/flexible hours.  Early Childhood & Family Center is seeking a childcare provider. Job responsibilities include providing supervision and care of small groups of children while their parents attend therapy or support groups and maintenance of the childcare area including organizing and cleaning toys. Hours for the position are varied, with some room to adjust hours to meet candidate's needs. The position averages about 14 hours per week, but no more than 20 hours per week. A bilingual childcare provider is valued and preferable, but not required. This is a paid position starting at $11 per hour. Childcare provider must be reliable and independent, and enjoy working with a wide range of ages and temperaments. We are a positive and supportive team and appreciate and value this service immensely, as do our families and clients.  Email resume or call for more information: or 303.923.6311.

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:


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 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:

Relief Residential Counselors -
Experienced, dependable, compassionate and skillful relief counselors needed for Fitzsimons Treatment Center, a short-term, unlocked residential program that houses a maximum of 16 adults with severe and chronic mental illnesses.  FTC helps these clients stabilize and return to the community and their lives following debilitating emotional crises.  Fitzsimons also serves as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalizations for clients experiencing increased symptoms and requiring additional support, structure and supervision, and is staffed by qualified mental health professionals 24 hours a day.  Ideal candidates will have a flexible schedule and salary is $12-13/hour.  Relief positions do not receive benefits but many full time, benefited staff members start as relief so advance opportunities are possible.  Individuals should have proven milieu/behavior management, communication, treatment planning and group facilitation skills.  The ideal candidates will possess a relevant Bachelor's degree or two years' experience working with relevant populations.  Must have clean driving record and applicants will undergo a criminal background check.  QMAP certification required or willingness to obtain; training is paid and provided on site.  This is an excellent opportunity for developing professional skills and growing a dynamic, multidisciplinary team.  Email cover letter and resume to:


Research Associate - Requires a Master’s degree in social and/or behavioral sciences with 3 years of relevant experience (PhD preferred). Previous experience in conducting applied research and/or program evaluation in an integrated care setting desired.  Must be proficient in statistical analysis and the use of SPSS. A strong background in research design is a plus. This full time position is expected to begin in February, 2015. Salary competitive.  Email cover letter and resume to:

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:

Research Assistant - Requires a Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in social and/or behavioral sciences.  Previous experience working on formal research projects, preferably in an applied setting, required.  Must have excellent writing skills, data analysis experience and be proficient in the use of SPSS, Excel and Word.  A strong background in behavioral health and/or criminal justice (adult/juvenile) is highly preferred. Full time position.  Email cover letter and resume to:

Job Developer – Duties: Assist clients in obtaining and maintaining community-based employment; conduct job development and job search activities to meet needs of client caseload, following principles and procedures of IPS; support clients making employer contacts; provide supported education; spend time in community meeting with clients, job coaching and job developing; contact employers to seek new work opportunities for clients.  Requires Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, or related fields.  Must have two years’ experience with job development and/or vocational rehabilitation with similar population or Master’s degree in human services field.  Requires current Colorado driver’s license and clean driving record.  Bilingual Spanish-English highly preferred.  Email cover letter and resume to:

Administrative Support, Float -

Administrative Support, Bilingual - The Child/Family North and School-Based teams are seeking a full time, bilingual (Spanish-English) front desk person.  Duties include answering phones, greeting clients and taking payments, entering data into computer, accessing online clinical records, making follow-up phone calls, etc.  Individual must have excellent interpersonal skills and good computer skills in Word and Outlook.  Must be a team player as duties at front desk are shared.  Previous experience working in a mental health center or medical office helpful. Typically work 36 hours/week; paid for 40.  Email cover letter and resume to:

Accounts Payable Coordinator - Individual is responsible for reviewing invoices for proper authorization and coding; inputting invoices into computer; maintaining vendor files and records; preparing AP aging reports; printing and distributing AP checks on a weekly basis; reconciling vendor statements and investigating missing/unpaid invoices.  Requires 3 years' accounts payable experience and good computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office.  Prefer Associates or Bachelor's degree in accounting.  Email cover letter and resume to:

Truck Driver or Truck Driver Assistant - Metro area truck driver or assistant needed for 24' truck, picking up and delivering donated furniture, home goods and miscellaneous items.  Driver must have current Colorado driver’s license, clean driving record and ability to lift 50-75 lbs. License preferred for driver assistant.  Requires good communication and customer service skills.  Familiarity with metro area preferred. Email cover letter and resume to:

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Aurora, Colorado 80014 • 303.617.2300

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