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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.

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Current Job Listings

MEDICAL SERVICES

Psychiatrist – Aurora Mental Health Center is a vibrant and thriving Community Mental Health Center located in the Denver Metro region of Aurora, Colorado. We are looking for a Board Eligible or Board Certified Psychiatrist to join our team to provide exceptional, compassionate care to adult patients who may be severely mentally ill, struggle with substance use issues, and/or cope with frequent hospitalizations. There is a particular need for a psychiatrist who is willing to treat patients who are on certifications and who may be on court ordered medications pursuant to the Colorado Revised Statutes Behavioral Health 27-65-101. In addition, there may be opportunities to provide supervision to psychiatry residents in training and/or nurse practitioner students. Email resume to: TroyBowman@aumhc.org.

Medical Assistant – Full time Medical Assistant needed for our energetic and fast-paced Medical Team – Crisis Stabilization Unit. We are looking for an individual who is responsible, and who can work in a team environment as well as independently. Flexible schedule. Send cover letter and resume to SharonHepworth@aumhc.org 

RN/LPN – Full Time, Licensed RN/LPN needed for our energetic and fast-paced Medical Team – Crisis Stabilization Unit. We are looking for an individual who is responsible, and who can work in a team environment as well as independently. Experience working with SPMI required. Flexible schedule. Send cover letter and resume to SharonHepworth@aumhc.org

Full Time, Licensed RN/LPN – needed for our energetic and fast-paced Medical Team. We are looking for an individual who is responsible, and who can work in a team environment as well as independently. Experience working with SPMI required. Monday-Friday daytime schedule with flexible hours. Send cover letter and resume to sarahpoffel@aumhc.org

ADULT SERVICES 

Licensed Therapist, RAP Team – We are seeking a PART-TIME (Mon and Wed) therapist for the RAP Team (rap around program) treating clients who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis (FEP). Job duties include working on a closely-coordinated multidisciplinary team to provide community-based: case management, individual, family, & group therapy, family education and support, and crisis intervention to 15-29 year olds who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis. Many clients present with minimal insight to their mental illness and will benefit from education and support for meeting their psychosocial needs. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, organized, excited by working with teenagers/young adults, and will be able to balance paperwork and other administrative duties with the clinical demands of this population. Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or a related field required; licensure required. Bilingual highly encouraged. Email cover letter and resume to KristynOlson@aumhc.org.

Full Time Overnight (11pm-7am) 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.

Case Manager Wanted – The Aurora Mental Health Center is seeking a full-time case manager to work at their Aurora Veterans Home.  The Aurora Veterans Home (AVH) is a residential collaboration between the mental health center and the Denver VA.  AVH serves military veterans coping with housing issues, mental illness, and addiction challenges.  This is a case management based program where veterans are encouraged to job hunt, seek independent housing, and reestablish interpersonal relationships.  Responsibilities include weekly case management sessions, some general milieu management, precise and thorough documentation, and professional communication with the interdisciplinary team.  Shifts would generally be in the afternoons/evenings and schedule creation can be somewhat flexible (at 40 hours per week).  Requirements include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a human service field and some previous experience working with individuals struggling with severe and persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse.  U.S. military veterans encouraged to apply.  Please include a cover letter with your resume.  Michaelodonnell@aumhc.org.  No phone calls about this position, please.

Full-Time Outreach Van Driver, Swing Shift (3pm-11pm, MON thru FRI) Van driver 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; current CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain within six months of hire; current Colorado driver’s license with good driving record. Email cover letter and resume to: JonathanJobe@aumhc.org

Health Navigator Position – 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 behavioral health services. We have a team-based, whole person approach to health. Our health navigators are key to reducing barriers and enhancing care. We are seeking a team member interested in serving the Arabic-speaking refugee community, who has strong bilingual and communication skills-both oral and written, and the ability to work well on diverse interdisciplinary and mental health teams. Job responsibilities include: interpreting in medical and behavioral health appointments, care coordination, health education, medical referrals, and participation on a grant involving refugees and employment. Educational/Certification: a Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent, domestic or foreign; Medical Interpreter certificate, or willing to obtain. Work Experience/Skills Needed: Previous experience in medical, human services, patient navigation fields preferred; computer skills.Please send resume and cover letter to: bhanubhattarai@aumhc.org

Support Staff – Crisis Services has an opening for a full-time support staff person in our walk-in crisis clinic and crisis stabilization unit.  Duties include answering calls, welcoming clients and assisting them with paperwork, managing charts, filing, data entry and ordering needed supplies. Bachelor’s degree and Spanish-speaking are preferred.  Please submit a resume and cover letter to Jessica Ipsen at jessicaipsen@aumhhc.org

Outreach Therapist – Homeless Services is a full time Outreach Therapist.  This positions will provide clinical case management, housing case management, clinical/mental health services required to assist people experiencing homelessness engage in formal services and/or maintain housing. This is an intensive position and services are provided where the participants live and hangout.  Familiarity or willingness to learn Harm Reduction Theory, Trauma Informed Care and Motivational Interviewing.  This position requires a staff person with a high level of comfort working with people who are unmedicated and/or actively using substances.  A person with the following characteristics will work well in this position are as follows:  being a team player, high level of organization and time management skills, having an inclusive and compassionate outlook and willingness to learn about issues related to homelessness and mental health, ability to think complexly about safety, a person who seeks out formal and informal supervision, someone with a passion for working with diverse, underserved populations.  Those who have experience and comfort working with people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  Master’s degree in related field required.  Please email EJ Becker at ejbecker@aumhc.org if you are interested in this position.

Outreach Worker position – Homeless Services is seeking a full time outreach worker who works directly with individuals experiencing homelessness.  The Outreach Worker will build rapport, provide information and referrals and basic needs during street outreach and case management, housing case management, and mental health services in our drop in.  This is an intensive position that is provided primarily in the community.  Familiarity or willingness to learn Harm Reduction Theory, Trauma Informed Care and Motivational Interviewing.  This position requires a staff person with a high level of comfort working with people unmedicated and/or actively using substances.  Characteristics of staff that work well in this positions include being a team player, having an inclusive and compassionate outlook, ability to think complexly about safety, a person who seeks out supervision and support, someone with a passion for working with diverse, underserved populations and working in programs doing “on-the-ground” work. Those who have experience and comfort working with people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  Bachelors degree in related field required.  Please email EJ Becker at ejbecker@aumhc.org if you are interested in this position.

Peer Outreach Worker position – Homeless Services is seeking a full time peer outreach worker to work directly with individuals experiencing homelessness.  The Peer Outreach Worker will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide services to individuals who come to the Drop In Center or on street outreach.  The Peer Outreach Worker will build rapport, provide information and referrals, basic needs, light case management and emotional support during both street outreach and drop in. Familiarity or willingness to learn Harm Reduction Theory, Trauma Informed Care and Motivational Interviewing.  This position requires a staff person with a high level of comfort working with people unmedicated and/or actively using substances.  Characteristics of staff that work well in this positions include being a team player, having an inclusive and compassionate outlook, ability to think complexly about safety, a person who seeks out supervision and support, someone with a passion for working with diverse, underserved populations and working in programs doing “on-the-ground” work. Those who have experience and comfort working with people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  Please email EJ Becker at ejbecker@aumhc.org if you are interested in this position.

Case Manager –  This position is with our intensive adult services division.  As a case manager you will be responsible for providing support to therapists and psychiatrists for maintaining clinical charts including treatment plan compliance.  The case manager also provides case management services to clients which can include advocacy, linkage to resources, supporting clients with pursuing benefits, and supporting clients with their treatment participation.   Relevant Education: Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a human services, social work, or psychology related field. Experience with working with adults with mental illness preferred.  Hours: M-F 8:30a-5pm. Please email cover letter and resume to: DawnONeil@aumhc.org

Clinical Case Manager –  Full time with the Mobile Crisis Team. This person will be co-located with the Aurora Police Department’s Crisis Response Team. Duties will include supporting Special Victims Unit in interviewing and supporting individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Elderly individuals; providing case management services as needed to all clients contacted by Crisis Response Team members and providing follow up for individuals who have had police contact.  Strong knowledge of community resources a must. Master’s degree in a human service field required, ability to speak Spanish strongly recommended. Send cover letter and resume to CourtneyTran@aumhc.org

Jail Based Behavioral Health Services (JBBHS) – Clinical Case Manager This position is located at the Arapahoe County Detention Facility working with the inmate population.  Clinician will complete necessary and required clinical assessments and update accordingly.  Develop treatment plans, review and evaluate patients, modify treatment plans to comply with changes in client status, maintain clinical charts and other reporting data.  Conduct individual and group therapy in a correctional setting to assigned clients in accordance with treatment goals as appropriate. Provide case management services to clients; crisis management, advocacy, linkage, monitoring and referral to other community resources as needed. Perform crisis intervention when necessary.  Provide an atmosphere conducive to client’s growth and recovery, and serve as a positive role model for healthy boundary setting/maintenance at all times.  Maintain acceptable attendance and punctuality.  Relevant Education: Master’s Degree in Human Services, social work, psychology or counseling. Minimum Requirement: 2 years’ experience within a correctional facility or community mental health setting working with adults with mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorder. A CAC II, III or LAC and bilingual in Spanish is preferred but is not required. Hours: M-Thu 7a-5pm. Please email cover letter and resume to: DerrickHinds@aumhc.org

Case Manager- Connect to Care – Connect to Care is seeking a full-time (bilingual preferred) phone specialist/case manager that can provide support to consumers. This specialist will provide phone support by giving appropriate information about our services, register first time clients and provide over the phone screenings and support. They will be responsible to operate a telephone line, greet consumers, establish rapport, and assess safety of callers. This position requires someone with good communication skills and someone who is comfortable talking to people in various emotional states. Applicant should enjoy working in a busy, fast-paced environment. Position will also include some face to face case management, and coverage of other tasks as needed within the clinic. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in counseling, social work, human services, or any closely related field is required, as well as 1-2 years experience of social service activity. Experience in a call center a plus. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred. Shift will require some evening hours. Please send resume and cover letter to erinralston@aumhc.org

Sex offense specific treatment provider  –  The Offenders Group at Aurora Mental Health is looking for a sex offense specific treatment provider  to work within our team. Applicants should be Associate or Full Operating level SOMB approved providers, or willing to work towards becoming approved. If interested but unfamiliar with the requirements of becoming an Approved Provider it is highly recommended that you go to the Colorado Sex Offender Management Board web site and specifically review the section on how to become approved before sending  your cover letter and resume. Becoming a provider is a process and a commitment on the part of both the applicant and the supervisor, so it is important that you be interested in working with this population. Please include in your cover letter how working towards becoming an Approved Provider fits in with your professional goals. Job requirements include co-facilitating groups, individual therapy, intakes, writing evaluations, and case management, so good writing skills are a must.  All group sessions are conducted in the evenings Monday through Wednesday so you must be available, willing/able to work these hours.  This is a full time position.  Please send resume and cover letter with contact information to sheilapomeranz@aumhc.org

Unit Assistance Technician – To Provides support to customers attending or seeking treatment services.  Interact with customers, in order to provide support, guidance, safety and stability and direction to treatment services. Conduct screening of potential new clients and document all interactions. Collects client fees, records services and prepares deposits.  Performs basic data entry, scanning and administrative duties to include electronic health records entries, schedule client appointments, answering inquiries, and participate in promoting a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.  Required skills: Knowledge of the disease of substance use through direct working experience and course work.  Knowledge of motivational interviewing, engagement strategies, co-occurring disorders, stages of change theory, and community resources.  Education and license requirements: Certified addiction counselor I (CACI) or higher.  If interested please contact: Eugene Medina at eugenemedina@aumhc.org

On-call SUD Therapist – Substance disorder Treatment Services team is looking for qualify individuals to join our on-call pool. Position summary: As an on-call SUD therapist, you would provide substance disorder, co-occurring substance and mental health disorder treatment to individuals’ adults, adolescents and families. Job duties include but not limited to; providing behavioral and diagnostic assessment, treatment and discharge planning, treatment reviews, group/family/individual therapy services and level of care assessment and referrals.  Education/Certification level required; addiction certification II, III or LAC and/or license LPC, LMFT, LCSW with a minimum of 1000 hours of Substance disorder treatment experience. If interested please contact: Eugene Medina at eugenemedina@aumhc.org.

Peer Specialist – Crisis Services is seeking a full time Clinical Peer Specialist.   Peer Specialist will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide services to individuals who come to the Walk In Center and/or who are staying in the Crisis Stabilization Unit.  The Peer Specialist’s role is to provide a supportive relationship that instills hope for recovery, support individuals in using  skills presented by therapists, welcome and orient individuals to the CSU and help the team in develop a treatment plan for services.  Completion of Clinical Peer Specialist training required.   Please send resume and cover letter to eugenemedina@aumhc.org.

Milieu Counselor –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 or related field 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 eugenemedina@aumhc.org.

Therapist, Mental Health/Substance Abuse – Community Transition Counseling Center – Substance Abuse Treatment Services (SATS) team is seeking a clinician to work with individuals who have co-occurring mental illness and/or substance use disorder.  These individuals are involved in the criminal justice system and/or are under some form of community supervision (e.g. Department of Corrections/Parole, Probation, Dept. of Human Services).  Clinical staff duties include: Intake and assessments, facilitation of group and individual therapy, working with clients to develop strength based-treatment plans, crisis intervention/safety planning, monthly reports to the referring agencies and clinical documentation. Minimum requirements of a Master’s degree with professional license (e.g., LPC, LMFT, LCSW, CACII, CACIII, LAC), 2 years+ experience in treating mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders in a correctional environment or population under community supervision. A CAC II, III or LAC and bilingual in Spanish is preferred. Full-time position M-Th (8a-5p) and part-time position (M-Th) available. Please send resume and cover letter to: derrickhinds@aumhc.org

Domestic Violence Therapist – The Offenders Group at Aurora Mental Health is looking for a qualified individual to co-facilitate domestic violence groups, conduct domestic violence intakes/evaluations, provide case management and individual treatment sessions for domestic violence clients who need weekly or monthly contacts.  Ability to work within a team and independently are musts.   We are willing to train and provide supervision for the individual who is not yet approved by the Domestic Violence Offender Management Board but is willing and motivated to become a provider.  This is a full time position and you must be available to facilitate groups in the evening Monday through Wednesday.  If interested send resume to sheilapomeranz@aumhc.org

Peer Recovery Coach – Aurora Mental Health Center, East Metro Detox and Recovery Center is looking for qualify individuals to join our team as a peer recovery coach.  Position summary: To Provide recovery support service to individual in local emergency room departments by performing the following duties: interacts with client population, whom medical staff identifies has having a substance use issue, in order to provide support, guidance, safety and stability and direction to treatment services within our community.  Teaches and models daily living and recovery management skills with recoverees in real world settings.  Documents all significant interaction with each client, conduct admission and discharge services and participate in promoting a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment. Required skills; Knowledge of the disease of substance use through direct life experience and course work.  Knowledge of motivational interviewing, engagement strategies, co-occurring disorders, stages of change theory, and community resources.   Must be in long term recovery, a minimum of two years, from a substance use disorder and have documentation to support this.  Completion of Peer recovery coach training preferred, CACI would be beneficial or ability to receive certification within 6 months of employment, must have a valid Colorado Divers’ license, drivers record reviewed. If interested please contact: Eugene Medina at eugenemedina@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 eugenemedina@aumhc.org.

CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES

Summer School Teachers – Metro Children’s Center (grade K-8) and Hampden Academy (grades 8-12) 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.

Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist – The Early Childhood and Family Center of Aurora Mental Health is seeking qualified candidates for one full-time position to provide Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation in Aurora childcare centers and homes. Education Requirements:  MA or Doctorate in Counseling, Psychology or Social Work.  Licensed or licensed 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 Daryl Hitchcock DarylHitchcock@aumhc.org

Clinical Director, Child Specialty Programs – Clinical Directors are key leaders who collaborate with the Executive Team to develop programs and processes and problem solve the implementation of critical agency decisions made by the Board of Directors and the Executive Team.  Clinical Directors support Program Managers, helping them to develop professionally and to succeed in managing their teams.  Clinical Directors are responsible for integrating trauma-informed, diversity and equity principles into all arenas of AuMHC.

The Child Specialty Programs include early childhood, dual diagnosis, day treatment, youth prevention, child respite and services to youth in families with immigrant or refugee experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversight of Program Managers and programs within the assigned clinical area
    • Recruiting, hiring, training, supporting, inspiring and developing leadership skills of Program Managers.
    • Providing clinical and administrative supervision to Program Managers on a regular and predictable basis and addressing positive recognition, promotion and/or disciplinary actions as needed.
    • Attending to program functioning in areas of quality, compliance, productivity, and financial stability and alignment with Center’s vision, values and expectations.
    • Attend to quality management systems, analyzing data for the assigned clinical area and using it in meaningful ways.
  • Contribute to leadership goals and processes with peers and Executive Team
    • Attend and contribute to leadership meetings and assist with accomplishing agency objectives and goals as set by the Board of Directors and Executive Team
    • Actively participate in shaping the culture and successful functioning of the agency.
    • Ensure that the Child Specialty clinical area is working in concert with all other clinical areas.
    • Identify service needs and develop programs or services in collaboration with others.
    • Other duties as assigned
  • Connect with the community in meaningful ways that support AuMHC’s overall goals and the development of services within the assigned clinical area.
    • Bring professional expertise in specific areas to AuMHC.
    • Connect AuMHC with community and State partners essential for the vitality of the agency and the assigned programs.
    • To the extent needed, understand local and state politics and resources as they relate to the assigned clinical programs and the agency as a whole.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Licensure in mental health field:  PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LPC or LMFT
  • Education:  MA or higher in Human Services field
  • Required Work Experience:  Minimum 10 years’ experience working with children and families in mental health setting.  Five years’ supervisory/management experience in increasingly responsible capacity.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Thorough knowledge of all facets of community mental health, managed care and social services.

How to apply:  If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for the position, please email your resume and salary requirements to: BetsyRogers@aumhc.org.

Partnership Coordinator – Colorado Metro Area Mentoring Initiative (CMAMI) Coordinator is a full time grant funded program that seeks out and serves youth with diagnosed and undiagnosed disabilities and links them to community based mentor programs. CMAMI Partners Coordinator  works with 5 partner agencies throughout the metro area. The Individual will support CMAMI agencies  with direct support and oversight services to each of the 5 partners, report to grant requirements and support AYO with mentor recruitment. The ideal candidate will have Bachelor’s degree in human services field or equivalent experience. Must have the functional and technical skills to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. Required Work Experience:  Experience with at risk youth and youth with diagnosed and undiagnosed disabilities.  Experience working with community partnerships and volunteer recruitment. Experience coordinating and managing diverse community volunteers. Experience training adults. Experience with report writing. Please send cover letter and resume to Vicki Scott at vickiscott@aumhc.org

Paraprofessional – Metro Children’s Center is looking to hire a paraprofessional to start immediately.  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 paraprofessional position helps to support the teachers in the classrooms, helps the students when they are in crisis (verbal de-escalation and physical managements), and helps run day-to-day programming.  This position is part of an interdisciplinary team of teachers, therapists, and psychiatrists.  The applicant must be able to communicate well, manage stressful situations calmly, learn and reflect on day-to-day incidents, and conduct themselves in a professional manner.  A bachelor’s degree is required.  Please send resume to kelliperez@aumhc.org

Pediatric Behavioral Health Provider, Integrated Care Team: This position is for a full-time pediatric behavioral health provider (BHP) with the Integrated Care team at Aurora Mental Health Center. The BHP will provide behavioral health services at one of our partner agencies, Children’s Hospital Colorado, in the Child Health Clinic. Responsibilities include conducting screenings, consultations, brief assessments, brief interventions, and case management for youth and their families. The BHP will work as a part of a multidisciplinary team that includes primary care providers, behavioral health providers, resource partners, and clinic staff. The BHC will provide consultation to medical providers, as well as assist in connecting youth and their families to longer-term therapeutic services through AuMHC.  Requirements: Must be a licensed mental health professional in the state of CO (psychologist, LCSW, LPC), be able to provide services in Spanish, and have previous clinical experience working with children, adolescents and families. Must be able to demonstrate a history of and commitment to providing culturally responsive treatment to diverse populations, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to form relationships in a fast-paced environment. Previous experience in integrated care preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to: lizpritchard@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

Residential Relief Counselors – Mrachek House is looking to hire relief staffs to cover every Saturday p.m. shift 3-11p and every Sunday morning 7-3p shift with the opportunity to cover other shifts as needed. We serve the DD population in our licensed 8 bed group home. Under the direction of the group home Manager, the residential counselor will provide a supportive, structured environment for our adult residents in order to promote growth and a safe environment for each individual.  AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: Provide structure, demonstrate appropriate boundaries to the residents at all times.  Participate in interdisciplinary team to be consistent with residents treatment goals.  Perform all daily paperwork, room checks and teaching of life skills. Prepare meals.  Administer medications as ordered by the Providers. Complete incident reports as needed.  Communicates professionally , positively and effectively with residents, families and co-workers with respect.  Adhere to State and Agency policies. REQUIREMENT/QUALIFICATIONS: AA /BS or experience in mental health or related field in residential setting.
Must be willing to work the weekend shifts and cover other shifts as needed.  QMAP/CPR/FIRST AID. TB TEST.  HOW TO APPLY: Please send resume to AudreyBrewer@aumhc.org

Milieu Counselors – The Aurora Mental Health Center is seeking on-call relief milieu counselors to work with Residential Services.  This is a perfect position for someone looking for a flexible schedule in the direct-care mental health field.  Shift availability with a wide-ranging population of clients, including military veterans coping with psychiatric stabilization & housing issues and respite care for all members of our community in need. Weekend shifts also available.  Responsibilities include medication administration, crisis counseling, excellent communication with interdisciplinary team (including with the Denver VA), professional documentation, and instructing community reintegration. A Bachelor’s degree in a human services field or two years prior experience working with individuals diagnosed with chronic mental illnesses required, as is a good driving record.  QMAP/First Aid/CPR trained preferred.  Please specify the position you are applying for. Send resume and cover letter to Ms. Sonya Love at Sonya.Love@aumhc.org.   No phone calls please.

ADMINISTRATION & ANCILLARY SERVICES

Help Desk Specialist I – As a member of the Information Services team, this position will provide tier I software technical support services to center employees, manage user accounts within company systems and assist in creating / maintaining self-help materials and internal documentation as needed. Responsibilities include: First point of contact for incoming calls, emails and ticket submissions by end-users seeking technical assistance using supported software applications and platforms, documenting each request in the issue tracking software. Performs initial troubleshooting and problem resolution, facilitating escalation of issues to the next level of support as necessary according to defined procedures, processes and methods. Contributes and assists in maintaining internal documentation and self-help materials, empowering end-users with tools of resolving issues on their own if possible. Creation and maintenance of user accounts within Active Directory, Exchange, the Electronic Medical Record and others. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications/Skills: Ability to communicate in a positive and effective manner – verbally and in writing. Skilled at working with a variety of people with differing levels of technical understanding, translating and explaining issues in a way that makes sense. Must be independently motivated, a collaborative team member and adaptable to different situations and personalities. Ability to multi-task within a technically-evolving, dynamic environment. Customer-Service focused – delivering high-quality service with good energy and a positive attitude. Ability to troubleshoot issues, possessing excellent analytical skills, resourcefulness and tenacity for finding answers. Demonstrates initiative in following-up on unresolved issues, providing updates to the end-users until resolved. Ability to ask appropriate and meaningful questions to gain a clear understanding of technical issues, using the information to determine the most appropriate urgency and course of action. Aptitude and desire to learn and develop new skills. Required Education/Experience: Associates degree/post-secondary education in Information Systems or related field, or two years of working experience with application support. Minimum of two years working experience with Microsoft Windows operating systems in an active directory environment. Experience with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) and Google Chrome. Experience with SmartCare EHR or past experience working within a community mental health center a plus but not required. Other Information: Local candidates only – this is not a remote position, nor will relocation or VISA assistance be offered. No recruiters or agencies please. Email cover letter and resume to: ISCareers@aumhc.org.

Housing Case Manager – Looking to join a team of excellence.  Here is your opportunity.  WE are looking for and exceptional Residential Community case manager to provide residential outreach and coordination for 3 residential properties from 3 – 9 residences at a given property.  The case manager must have knowledge of working with individuals with mental and behavioral health diagnosis, understanding of HUD and fair market housing rules and ability to assist clients to receive benefits (SSI/SSDI).  Must be able to work with multiply teams and report on client progress weekly. Provide daily case management encourage vocational employment services, medical and therapy appointment.  Able to work independently and manage a caseload of 20+ clients.  Must be able to write appropriate comprehensive documentation on client interactions.  Peer Specialist or BA educational level are encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to Antoinettedow@aumhc.org.

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