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If you have exceptional skills and a passion for helping people in need, we may have a position for you!

Aurora Mental Health Center is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Consequently, we do not discriminate against applicants or employees on any basis. This includes race, color, national origin (ancestry), gender, sexual orientation or expression, genetic testing, religion (creed), political affiliation, citizenship status, age 40 and over, size, genetic information, marital status, disability or military status, or any other status protected by state or local law. Reasonable accommodation may be made as appropriate to ensure any employee or applicant for employment can perform the job applied for successfully.

As a condition of employment, all employees must receive a yearly influenza vaccine. In order to confirm that they have met this requirement, they must provide a copy of a receipt or submit an approved waiver.

Current Job Listings

 

MEDICAL SERVICES

 

ADULT SERVICES

Part Time Addiction Technician I and II –  Position summary: To Provides milieu management and ensures safety of individuals or groups in a treatment program by performing the following duties; interacts with client population in order to provide guidance, safety, stability and direction, monitors milieu activities and ensures safety, monitors and documents client levels of intoxication, withdrawal status, vital signs, physical condition and behavior, as needed, documents all significant interactions with each client, conduct admission and discharge services and participate in promoting a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment. Education level; Bachelors’ degree or higher in a related (psychology, counseling, human services, or social work) or a CAC I addiction counselor or higher.  If interested please contact: JonathanJobe@aumhc.org.

Full Time Addiction Technician I and II –  Position summary: To Provides milieu management and ensures safety of individuals or groups in a treatment program by performing the following duties; interacts with client population in order to provide guidance, safety, stability and direction, monitors milieu activities and ensures safety, monitors and documents client levels of intoxication, withdrawal status, vital signs, physical condition and behavior, as needed, documents all significant interactions with each client, conduct admission and discharge services and participate in promoting a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment. Education level; Bachelors’ degree or higher in a related (psychology, counseling, human services, or social work) or a CAC I addiction counselor or higher.  If interested please contact: EugeneMedina@aumhc.org.

On-Call technician – Position summary: To Provides milieu management and ensures safety of individuals or groups in a treatment program by performing the following duties; interacts with client population in order to provide guidance, safety, stability and direction, monitors milieu activities and ensures safety, monitors and documents client levels of intoxication, withdrawal status, vital signs, physical condition and behavior, as needed, documents all significant interactions with each client, conduct admission and discharge services and participate in promoting a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment. Education level; Bachelors’ degree or higher in a related (psychology, counseling, human services, or social work) or a CAC I addiction counselor or higher.  If interested please contact: Edwin Chambers at EugeneMedina@aumhc.org or feel free to call him for additional question at 303-923-2970.

Outreach Van Drivers – Newly created detoxification treatment program seeks both full and part time van drivers to transport individuals to our detox unit.  Individual will transport clients; monitor and care for persons being transported; assist in maintaining outreach vans; assist with admissions/discharges as needed; de-escalate clients in crisis situations; assess clients as to alcohol/drug intoxication and other factors and transport to the appropriate facility, e.g., detox, hospital, etc.  Requires H.S. diploma or equivalent; six months experience; current CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain within six months of hire; current Colorado driver’s license with good driving record.  CAC strongly preferred.  Email cover letter and resume to: JonathanJobe@aumhc.org

Relief Milieu Counselor – Relief Milieu Counselor positions are available in the Crisis Stabilization Unit. The CSU is a 16 bed unit providing treatment for adults presenting in acute mental health crisis. Candidates for this position must possess a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and have knowledge of working with individuals with a variety of diagnoses. The milieu counselors of the CSU provide supervision of the milieu and ensure the safety of the Unit, as well as perform other duties such as room checks and meal preparation. Must be CPR/First Aid certified. QMAP preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to KalliBenson@aumhc.org.

CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES

Partnership Recruiter  – Aurora Youth Options (AYO) is a program of Aurora Mental Health Center that seeks out and serves youth at risk of problem behavior and links them to existing community services. AYO Mentoring offers one to one youth mentoring by connecting youth to volunteer adults in the community who strive to support their youth to reach their full potential. A contract position is available within the Mentor Program as a Partnership Recruiter starting immediately and working through March 2019. Individual will open doors and develop ongoing relationships with community agencies of like mindedness to offer opportunities for mentoring. This is a new venture for AYO; the individual will have ability to identify needs of youth, AYO and agency with ultimate goal of partnership in mentoring for Aurora youth. Individual will creatively implement recruitment strategies that increase the amount of diversity in the mentor volunteer base. Develop partnership strategies for increasing philanthropic support from local businesses and organizations and create a long-term corporate engagement plan. Responsible for creating a portfolio of corporate relationships and workplace giving campaigns for ongoing volunteer needs. Develop and implement a sustainable strategy for a corporate portfolio. Ideal candidates have a bachelor’s degree in human services, business development or related field. Preference given to those with experience in volunteer recruitment and corporate engagement. Requires excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work effectively with diverse populations. No phone calls please. Email cover letter and resume to: nataliekaiser@aumhc.org

Metro Children’s Center – (grades K-8) is seeking an experienced teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.  Metro Children’s Center is a day treatment program (a therapeutic school) at Aurora Mental Health Center serving youth 5 – 14 years of age.  The applicant must have, or be eligible to receive, a Colorado teaching license with a Special Education Generalist Endorsement.  It is preferred that the applicant is confident in teaching science and/or math; however, previous teaching experience with science and math is not required.  The applicant will implement the school’s curriculum through the development of creative and individualized lessons, gather data relating to student growth, and supporting therapeutic activities throughout the school day.  They must have experience and strong skills in classroom management.  The applicant will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team including educators, paraprofessionals, and therapists.  Please send resume to kelliperez@aumhc.org

Summer School Teachers – Hampden Academy (grades 8-12) and Metro Children’s Center (grade K-8) are seeking experienced teachers for the 2018 summer session.  Hampden Academy and Metro Children’s Center are day treatment programs at Aurora Mental Health Center.  The applicant must have a valid Colorado teaching license.  A Special Education Endorsement and prior teaching experience with students requiring special education services is preferred but not required.  The applicant will support academic programming for individual students as well as for small groups.  The applicant will also support therapeutic activities throughout the summer session.  They must have experience and strong skills in classroom management.  The applicant will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team including educators, paraprofessionals, and therapists.  This position is for the summer session only.  The applicant will work 25 hours a week for six weeks.  Please send resume to kelliperez@aumhc.org.

Behavioral Health Provider, Integrated Care School-Based Health Clinics – Aurora Mental Health partners with Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics to support three School-Based Health Centers. These centers function as integrated primary care clinics staffed with medical providers, a dental care team and behavioral health providers. The clinics provide physical health, mental health and dental services to Aurora Public School students and their siblings. Patients range in age from newborn up through high school. The clinics serve a diverse patient population, including Latino youth, refugees and immigrants. We are seeking to fill the position of a full time behavioral health provider who will be providing services at Crawford Elementary’s School-Based Health Clinic. Responsibilities include: conducting screenings focused on attentional, behavioral and emotional issues, substance use and postpartum depression as well as conducting brief assessments and interventions for youth with mental health concerns and mental health related medical issues. Individual works closely with medical providers in a collaborative environment, offers consultation services to medical staff and assists in connecting youth and their families to long-term therapeutic services through Aurora Mental Health Center. Requirements: Master’s degree in a behavioral health field, professional license (LPC, LCSW, LP) and bilingual Spanish-English. Email cover letter and resume to: AmberOlson@aumhc.org.

Respite Care Providers – Respite care program providing respite to 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 or willing to be trained in CPR/First Aid and Medication Administration.  Candidate must have the flexibility of providing both emergency and routine respite in their own home as well as weekends, evenings and possibly overnight visits. Must be open to becoming certified as a foster care home in order to provide short term respite care.

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), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and and Colorado Department of Human Service (CDHS) Child Abuse Registry for employment clearance.  Applicant must be willing to attend mandatory trainings and work flexible hours.  Email cover letter and resume to: bearespiteprovider@aumhc.org.

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

Milieu Counselors – The Aurora Mental Health Center is seeking milieu counselors in their Residential Services division.  Duties include crisis counseling, basic case management, thorough documentation, medication administration, and professional coordination with colleagues (both within Aurora Mental Health and outside agencies).  Residential Services caters to U.S. military veterans and private citizens in need of psychiatric stabilization.  Position requires a working knowledge of severe and persistent mental illness and a Bachelor’s degree in a human services field.  Previous experience, QMAP and CPR/first aid certified a plus.  Full-time positions include full benefits.  Competitive compensation.  Please send resume AND cover letter to Michael O’Donnell, LPC. michaelodonnell@aumhc.org  No phone calls please.

Relief Residential Counselors – The Aurora Mental Health Center is seeking relief residential counselors to work at various facilities, including their Thomas House facility, which serves veterans and other members of the community stabilizing after recent psychiatric hospitalizations.  Duties include crisis counseling, medication management, excellent communication with interdisciplinary team, professional documentation, and instructing community reintegration.  A Bachelor’s degree in a human services field or two years prior experience working with chronic mental illnesses required, as is a good driving record.  Some overnight hours offered (especially looking for a regular Sunday overnight shift).  Please send resume and cover letter to Ms. Sonya Love at SonyaLove@aumhc.org.  No phone calls please.

Residential Counselor – Mrachek House is a residential facility that serves the DD population with their mental health and life skills needs. Positions currently available include: Relief- work as needed and a full time benefitted 3-11p position. Duties: Included but not limited to assisting clients with room care, meal prep, medication administration as prescribed by the providers and 1:1 help with client’s specific program goals. Shared responsibilities includes: Transporting clients to appointments e.g vision , dental, medical, therapy/med management and community integrated activities. The candidate must have good communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with the clients ,co-workers, parents, other providers, case managers and other support people in the client’s life. The qualified candidate will have a Bachelors in Psychology or extensive experience working with the DD population/Mental Health field, a clean driving record is required to drive the Center vehicle. Certifications: QMAP, CPR/FIRST AID is a plus , will train if needed. Mrachek House serves a diverse population and encourages and welcome a diverse staffing team. Anyone with experience in these areas is encouraged to apply.  Email cover letter and resume to: AudreyBrewer@aumhc.org.

ADMINISTRATION & ANCILLARY SERVICES

 

Facilities Manager – Come join our amazing Facilities Team at Aurora Mental Health Center. We have a full time Facilities Manager position for a dedicated, reliable, hardworking individual who will manage the custodial team, inventory control of supplies, responsible for our fleet vehicles and safety for the Center.

Responsibilities:

  • Work together with the Director to manage the operational responsibilities for custodial services, supplies, safety, and fleet vehicles
  • Interview, hire, train, motivate, and coach custodial staff
  • Plan work schedules, areas of work and job duties, evaluate performance, document, address, and resolve performance issues as necessary
  • Understand all aspects of the operation in order to ensure adequate custodial services are rendered to all areas
  • Manage schedules, payroll records, supply logs, and other records
  • Maintain fleet vehicles in proper working condition and manage maintenance records and mileage reports
  • Estimate service charges and obtain quotes from vendors
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of methods and procedures to identify opportunities for improvement

Requirements:

  • Ideal candidate must be extremely organized and detail-oriented,  have excellent written and verbal communication skills, is customer service oriented, fosters teamwork and promotes safety
  • Minimum five (5) years of full-time experience supervising custodial operations of a commercial building
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and policies and procedure manuals
  • Have working knowledge of OSHA safety regulations and chemical handling/storage procedures
  • High school diploma strongly preferred; Associate or Bachelor’s degree is a plus
  • Valid driver’s license is required; must pass a background check, drug screening and driver safety skills test
  • May require physical demands of walking or standing 80% of the time, lifting, bending, stooping, crawling, and climbing
  • May include working weekends or schedule changes from week to week to facilitate the needs of the Center
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook

Apply: Email cover letter and resume to: NazanWolfe@aumhc.org. EOE/M/F/H/V/SO

 

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