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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.

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Current Job Listings

MEDICAL SERVICES

Outpatient Registered Nurse – Full Time, Licensed RN needed for our energetic and fast-paced Medical Team. We are looking for a dependable individual who is comfortable responding to crisis situations and who can work in a team environment as well as independently. Experience working with SPMI required. Send cover letter and resume to SarahPoffel@aumhc.org

Registered Nurse – Full Time, Licensed RN needed for our energetic and fast-paced Medical Team – Crisis Stabilization Unit. We are looking for a dependable individual who is comfortable responding to crisis situations and who can work in a team environment as well as independently. Experience working with SPMI required. Send cover letter and resume to SarahPoffel@aumhc.org

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 with substance use disorders and/or involved in the judicial system. There is a particular need for a psychiatrist who is trained in addictions or forensics, or someone who has an interest in these patient populations. In addition, there may be opportunities to provide supervision to psychiatry residents in training and/or nurse practitioner students. Email resume to: MedDir@aumhc.org.

Case Manager – Physician Operations The Medical team is seeking a full time case manager that can provide initial behavioral health screenings, coordinate ongoing services and assist clients in meeting their wellness goals. The case manager will be responsible for meeting with clients in person as well as via phone. The position requires someone with good communication skills, comfort talking to people in various emotional states, flexibility, and ability to work in a fast paced environment. A Bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work, human services, or any closely related field is required. Experience is a plus. Bilingual English/Spanish is beneficial. Please send resume and cover letter to sarahpoffel@aumhc.org

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: MedDir@aumhc.org.

Part Time/PRN, Licensed RN – Part Time, Licensed RN needed for our energetic and fast-paced Medical Team. We are looking for a dependable individual who is comfortable responding to crisis situations and who can work in a team environment as well as independently. Experience working with SPMI required. Send cover letter and resume to SharonHepworth@aumhc.org

ADULT SERVICES

Crisis Response Team Mental Health Therapist – Crisis Services is seeking a full-time licensed or license eligible therapist to work on a co-response team with the Aurora Police Department Crisis Response Team (CRT). The therapist will accompany a crisis intervention trained officer on calls for service. Acts as a bridge between the citizen, department, community, community agencies and other helping professionals to coordinate services and the best route of care for the person looking for assistance. Monitors and documents any and all care given to the citizen. Routinely assesses the citizen and family responses to the interventions and services, while also measuring treatment plan effectiveness. Prepares and retains timely correspondence, reports, patient progress, and/or other documentation. Conducts individual, family and/or group therapeutic crisis interventions. Gives debriefing to responders following traumatic incidents as requested by the department. Demonstrates and maintains a high standard of confidentiality and sensitivity to the persons and/or families on cultural, ethnic, racial, socioeconomic issues and diversity. Assists, educates, informs, and empowers under-represented populations in the community, including vulnerable communities, refugees and immigrant populations. Attends staff/staffing meetings and other meetings as assigned.

Schedule required: Weekends required. (4) 10 hour shifts. Shifts will occur between 7am and 12am. Schedule subject to changed based on needs of the community

Signing bonus available.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Mental Health Counseling from an accredited college/university.
  • Current Licensure or eligible for licensure with the State of Colorado as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as take initiative and work collaboratively as a part of a team.
  • Possess interpersonal skills, active listening skills, critical analysis, and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated independent judgment to assess and meet citizen needs. Ability to have meaningful outcome oriented dialogue with citizens, families, community agencies and professional schools in coordinating care and services for citizens.
  • Demonstrated appropriate boundaries with citizens and/ or their families while providing adequate services to meet citizen needs.
  • Possession of a valid state of Colorado driver license.
  • Successful completion of a drug screen, city of aurora background check and fingerprinting.
  • Ability to work in car most or all of shift.
  • Ability to work on an interdisciplinary team with law enforcement officers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two to five years of related work experience, which includes crisis work and assessing the physical, mental, social and economic needs of a diverse population.
  • Experience working collaboratively with community agencies.
  • Experience working in both substance abuse and mental health treatment fields.
  • Fluent in oral and written Spanish communication

Please email cover letter and resume to: toddmerendino@aumhc.org

Licensed Lead Therapist, Crisis Services – Crisis Services team is currently seeking a Licensed Therapist to serve as a lead clinician. This therapist will provide evaluations, treatment and crisis interventions in the Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-in Clinic, Respite and conducts mobile crisis evaluations, as part of a multidisciplinary team. Job duties include performing timely clinical intakes and thorough assessments of adults and youths to determine level of care and treatment. In addition to these duties, this position provides clinical leadership and is responsible for coordinating clinical services, training new clinicians and providing clinical consultation to other clinical staff. Master’s degree and Licensure in social work, counseling or a related field required. If interested send resumes and cover letters to JessicaIpsen@aumhc.org

Employment Specialist – Engages clients and establishes trusting, collaborative relationships directed toward the goal of competitive employment in community job settings with other workers who do not necessarily have disabilities. Conduct job placement using the Individual Placement Support Model (IPS). Conducts weekly job development and job search activities following the principles and procedures of IPS to establish new or maintain business relationships in the community, minimum of 6 contacts are required a week. Negotiates workplace accommodations when necessary. Assists clients in obtaining information about their benefits (e.g., SSI, Medicaid, etc.) and how they will be affected by employment in order for clients to make good decisions about employment opportunities. Refers clients to benefits counseling, as needed. Helps clients report earnings, as needed. Work with outside agencies such as the Division of Vocational Services to support our mutual clients in their vocational goals. Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, peer specialist or related fields required. Must have safe driving record and a current Colorado driver’s license. Ability to work as an effective team player is essential. Experience working with people with severe mental illness, experience providing employment services, and knowledge of the work world are preferred. Please email resume and cover letter to brittanycook@aumhc.org.

Intake Coordinator, Jail Based Behavioral Health Services (JBBHS) – Performs screenings and intakes utilizing assessments to determine appropriateness of referrals and completes required documentation. Provides necessary services to clients, including crisis management, advocacy, linkage, service planning, monitoring and referral, as appropriate. Consults with Arapahoe County Jail mental health coordinator, JBBHS clinical/case management staff or other health care professionals as needed. Provides coverage support for JBBHS clinicians, facilitating individuals and/or group therapy to assigned clients in accordance with established treatment goals, as needed. Maintains electronic and paper based clinical charts; including opening, updating on a regular basis to include documenting significant interactions and discharges from program as necessary. Maintains healthy professional boundaries, acceptable attendance and punctuality. Requires Bachelor’s degree, a Master’s degree preferred. Minimum requirement: 1-2 years’ experience working with adults with chronic and persistent mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorder within a correctional environment or population under community supervision. A CAC II, III or LAC and bilingual in Spanish is preferred but are not required. Hours: Swing shift, days flexible, modified (4/10) optional. Email cover letter and resume to: derrickhinds@aumhc.org.

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

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

Part Time Addiction Technician I and II, All Shifts – 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.

Overnight 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 JessicaIpsen@aumhc.org.

Full Time Peer Recovery Coach – Provides peer recovery support services to clients who are involved in or are considering entering into a substance use treatment program. Uses strengths-based approaches to assist clients in achieving sustained recovery from their substance use disorder by building resources and community support networks. Serves as community liaison with hospitals and other referral sources. Flexible days and work hours may be needed for optimal client support. Must be in recovery for 2 years or more. Contact Malcolm Jobe at malcolmjobe@aumhc.org

Therapist, Crisis Services – We are seeking full time therapists to join the Crisis Services team. This therapist will provide crisis assessments and crisis interventions in the Walk-in Clinic. Job duties include preparing safety plans and performing timely clinical assessments of adults and youth to determine level of care and makes clinically appropriate disposition to the safest, lest restrictive environment. Qualified candidates will possess excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, strong written and verbal skills, ability to multi-task and work as a team player. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.  Master’s degree in social work, counseling or a related field required. Licensure preferred (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, etc.). Sign on bonus for licensed therapist and for a year commitment.  If interested send resumes and cover letters to JessicaIpsen@aumhc.org

Therapist, Crisis Services – We are seeking PRN and full time therapist to join the Crisis Services team. This therapist will provide evaluations, treatment and crisis interventions in the Crisis Stabilization Unit, Walk-in Clinic, Respite and conducts mobile crisis evaluations, as part of a multidisciplinary team. Job duties include performing timely clinical intakes and thorough assessments of adults and youth to determine level of care and treatment. The therapist addresses trauma as reported by the client, and ensures adequate time is spent with each client to ensure the accuracy of assessments. Evaluates and perform timely intakes/assessments of clients according to mental health center timelines for response; conducts triage assessments and obtains collateral information to ensure that emergency interventions consider the context of the client’s overall plan and makes clinically appropriate disposition to the safest, lest restrictive environment. Qualified candidates will possess excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, strong written and verbal skills, ability to multi-task and work as a team player. Some evening and weekend hours may be required. Master’s degree in social work, counseling or a related field required. If interested send resumes and cover letters to JessicaIpsen@aumhc.org

Licensed Therapist, Crisis Services – We are seeking on call therapists to join the mobile crisis team.  This therapist will provide evaluations and therapeutic crisis interventions in the community for adults and youth to determine level of care and treatment.  Qualified candidates will possess excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, strong written and verbal skills, ability to multi-task and work as a team player.  Some evening and weekend hours may be required.  Master’s degree in social work, counseling or a related field required. Professional licensure required (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, etc.) If interested send resumes and cover letters to JessicaIpsen@aumhc.org

Health Navigator Position Bilingual Amharic/English or Kinyarwanda/English, 20 Hours Per week.  Colorado Refugee Wellness Center is an integrated primary and behavioral health care clinic serving refugees in Aurora. STRIDE Community Health Center 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 Kinyarwanda or Amharic-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, and medical referrals. Educational/Certification: a Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent preferred, domestic or foreign; Medical Interpreter certificate, or willing to obtain. Work Experience/Skills Needed: Previous experience in medical, human services, mental health, patient navigation fields preferred; computer skills. To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: Please send resume and cover letter to: bhanubhattarai@aumhc.org

FT Administrative Assistant – Seeking full-time support staff for Community Transitions Program. Individual will be responsible for all front desk administrative operations at this location.  Duties include but are not limited to providing welcoming first contact to clients coming into our office; checking-in clients and verifying referral source and reception of referral paperwork; assisting them in completing intake paperwork; scheduling intake and follow-up appointments; creating and maintaining client charts; verifying insurance and coordinating with billing department as needed; providing support for medical staff; enters billing and appointment information into electronic schedule and health record; ordering office supplies; handling and distributing in-coming and outgoing mail; provides functional guidance to volunteers in the front office. Qualified candidates will possess excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, strong written and verbal skills, ability to multi-task and work as a team player. Experience with forensic clients under supervision of probation/parole/DHS preferred.  Please send cover letter and resume to DerrickHinds@aumhc.org

Bilingual Clinical Phone Specialist- Connect to Care – Our Connect to Care clinic is seeking a full-time phone specialist that can provide phone support to clients. The phone specialist will provide phone support by giving appropriate information about our services, register first time clients and provide over the phone screenings and crisis support as needed. They will be responsible to operate a telephone line, greet clients and community members, 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. A Bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work, human services, or any closely related field is required and experience with social services is recommended. Experience in a call center a plus. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred. Some evening hours may be required. Please send resume and cover letter to erinralston@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.

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

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.

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 JessicaIpsen@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 are generally under 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, providing monthly reports to the referring agencies and clinical documentation. Minimum requirements of a Master’s degree in psychology, social work or other behavioral health related field. Professional license (e.g., LPC, LMFT, LCSW) and/or CACII, CACIII, LAC and 2 years+ experience in treating mental illness and co-occurring substance use preferred. Bilingual in Spanish is desirable. Available schedules include: A full-time position, Monday-Friday (8a-5p) or modified 4/10 schedule. A part-time position (Mon-Thu/ 20hrs a week) is also available. Please send resume and cover letter to: derrickhinds@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

Full-Time Therapist – Metro Children’s Center is seeking an experienced, Full Time Day Treatment Therapist. Metro Children’s Center is a day treatment program (a therapeutic school) at Aurora Mental Health Center serving students in grades K-8 who have severe mental health concerns, behaviors and diagnoses. The applicant must have a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling from an accredited university. The therapist will provide individual, family and group therapy services on a daily/weekly basis. The therapist will also be expected to help with milieu management, crisis intervention and educational support services. The therapist will work in close and integrated collaboration with teachers, school districts and other mental health professionals. The therapist will be trained in Trauma Systems Therapy and Non-violent Crisis Intervention. The therapist 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. Please send resume to nataliedodd@aumhc.org.

Maternal & Infant Mental Health Therapist – Aurora Mental Health Center’s Early Childhood and Family Center is looking for a mental health therapist (part or full time) to provide preventive behavioral, social-emotional and developmental support in a co-located, community-based setting for families with children between the ages of 0-6 and women during the perinatal period. MA or Doctorate in Counseling, Psychology or Social Work Licensure preferred. Mon – Fri. Some late afternoon and early evening hours required. Therapist with bilingual skills in English and Spanish will qualify for differential pay. Please send resume and cover letter to Daryl Hitchcock DarylHitchcock@aumhc.org

Therapist, Elmira Counseling Center The Elmira Counseling Center team is seeking a full-time therapist to provide individual, family and group therapy in an outpatient setting to children and adults. The therapist will also conduct intakes and assessments; develop and monitor treatment plans; document services in a timely manner; meet billable service standards; and consult with internal and external professionals to proactively coordinate care. Qualifications: Bilingual Spanish-English preferred. Professional license required (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, licensed psychologist), or eligible for licensure within 3 months of hire. The Elmira Counseling Center is located at 1646 Elmira St., Aurora, CO 80010; temporarily relocated to 791 Chambers Road, Aurora, CO 80010. Email cover letter and resume to AlexaPizer@aumhc.org

The Intensive In-Home Therapist – Treatment Team is seeking a full-time masters level or licensed therapist to provide individual, family, and case management in the home setting. The Intensive In-Home Treatment Team is a higher level of care that provides systemic, intensive, trauma focused therapeutic treatment (2-6 hours per week) to clients and their families in the home setting. The therapist will conduct intakes and assessments, develop and monitor treatment plans, document services in a timely manner, meet billable service standards, and consult with internal and external professionals to proactively coordinate care. The applicant must be able to communicate well, manage stressful situations calmly, work in team settings, and possess time management skills. Qualifications: Professional license preferred (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, licensed psychologist) but not required. Masters degree required. Licensure supervision will be provided if needed. Please send your resume to nataliedodd@aumhc.org

Spanish Speaking Therapist – Aurora Mental Health Center’s Early Childhood and Family Center is looking for a Spanish Speaking therapist to provide in-home and clinic based individual, family and child-centered therapy for families with children between the ages of 0-6. MA or Doctorate in Counseling, Psychology or Social Work; Spanish Speaking required; Licensure preferred.  Mon – Fri.  Some late afternoon and early evening hours required. Therapist with bilingual skills in English and Spanish will qualify for differential pay. Please send resume and cover letter to Daryl Hitchcock DarylHitchcock@aumhc.org or Deborah Hart DeborahHart@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

Respite Care Providers – Respite care program is seeking energetic, flexible individuals to provide respite to children with emotional and behavioral needs. 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. Additional qualifications that are preferable, but not necessary are: Knowledge of developmental disabilities and/or special education, 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 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: Brittany Hoffman at BrittanyHoffman@aumhc.org

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

Milieu Counselor – 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.

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

ADMINISTRATION & ANCILLARY SERVICES

Controller, Finance Department – Under the supervision of the CFO, the Controller maximizes returns on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems. Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls. Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits; providing information to external auditors. Maximizes return, and limits risk, on cash by minimizing bank balances; making investments. Oversees building leases on all properties and ensures that any leasehold or contractual obligations relative to HUD and Section 8 properties are met, on a monthly basis. Prepares budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans. Achieves budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions. Maintains monthly close processes and prepares monthly financial statements and analysis, and cash flow projections and forecasting. Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports; advising management on needed actions. Protects operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Provides status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data. Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

Supervisory Duties:
Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results. In coordination with CFO, manages finance and accounting team members, includes conducting their annual performance reviews, approving timesheet recording and time off requests, and training and development opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications:
5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience in a healthcare setting, Degree in Accounting, Managing Processes, Financial Software, Developing Standards, Audit, Accounting, Corporate Finance, Tracking Budget Expenses, Financial Skills, Analyzing Information, Developing Budgets, Performance Management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficient in Microsoft products and Tableau is a must. CPA preferred.

Please email cover letter and resume to: DonnaSchellhorn@aumhc.org

Junior Associate Researcher – Full Time. The Aurora Research Institute (ARI) is seeking an individual with experience in the evaluation of behavioral health programs involving adults, youth and families. The Junior Research Associate works collaboratively with both internal and external community stakeholders to develop and implement comprehensive evaluation frameworks for monitoring and evaluation. Supports the applications for program-focused grant funding and evaluation specific opportunities. Utilizes service and treatment data to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the programs and provide a detailed and ongoing program improvement plan. Disseminates findings and lessons through both formative and summative evaluation reports to stakeholders. Applicants will be expected to have experience in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods evaluation methodologies. Please email resume and cover letter to ari@aumhc.org

Research Assistant – Full Time. The Aurora Research Institute (ARI) is seeking an individual with some experience in the field of program evaluation/applied research. The Research assistant works collaboratively with Research Associates and Junior Research Associates to support monitoring and evaluation projects. Supports the applications for grants. Supports the dissemination of findings and lessons through both formative and summative evaluation reports to stakeholders. Applicants will be expected to be have basic knowledge in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods evaluation methodologies. Please email resume and cover letter to ari@aumhc.org

Construction Maintenance Technician – Come join our growing Facilities Team at Aurora Mental Health Center. We have a full-time position for a dynamic individual who is responsible for construction, maintenance, repair and upkeep of AuMHC buildings, grounds and other property, requiring no license. This may include the construction or renovation of buildings, general maintenance and upkeep of plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical and other systems, minor repairs to machinery or other equipment, and general maintenance of grounds or lawns at our various facilities in Aurora.

Must be organized, a team player, and a strong communicator. The candidate must be able to lift 50 lbs., have clean MVR, own transportation, and pass background and reference inquiries. Microsoft Excel and Word a plus. Email cover letter and resume to NazanWolfe@aumhc.org.

Junior Grant Accountant – Prepares invoices and fiscal reports for state, federal and local grants and will ensure timely submissions. Will review monthly expenditure report for the advanced restricted fund expenditures and report balances back to the Grant Managers. Coordinates with key personnel at all levels of the Center to support proper and timely expenditure of grant funds in compliance with applicable guidelines and budget deadlines. Review general ledger to reconcile accounts receivables for payments received. Follow up with grantors as required. Develops positive working relationships to foster a collaborative environment for grant coordination and oversight. Working knowledge of federal and state regulations related to area of responsibility. Proficiency in various computer applications including accounting software, spreadsheets and word processing software. Must have high level of attention to detail in a fast paced environment. Accounting experience is a must for this position. Email cover letter and resume to: donnaschellhorn@aumhc.org.

F/T Housing Coordinator, Housing Services-Business Office – The Housing Coordinator will provide oversight of rental assistance. This is done by following federal, state, and local government regulations, and by working with other Division of housing personnel and various community agencies to coordinate essential program functions. This job requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to perform multiple duties simultaneously,  meet deadlines, and able to deal with stressful situations. Bachelor’s Degree in human service field, or three years of previous property management and/or HUD experience is required. Email Resume to TheresaJuarez@aumhc.org.

Front Desk/Administrative Assistant- Floater – Aurora Mental Health Center (AuMHC) is a community mental health center providing services to clients in the Aurora and Denver metro area 24/7. AuMHC is passionate about serving the Aurora community and we incorporate principles of trauma-informed care, which includes cultural sensitivity, throughout the agency, emphasizing a safe and respectful environment for all clients and staff. The floater position is a full time position working Mon – Fri. AuMHC provides brief intervention services, assessments/intakes, outpatient therapy, access to specialty services, crisis services, and a variety of other services as needed. We are seeking a full time administrative assistant to staff our front desk as a floater, you will be required to work at various locations in the Aurora community. The position involves providing exceptional customer service, registering new clients, checking in existing clients, collection of co-payments, data entry, appointment scheduling, working closely with our billing team, and handing client records and paperwork, in addition to other duties and tasks. We are looking for a person with high emotional intelligence and an ability to engage a multitude of client presentations, including clients with a variety of mental health disorders. This position does not require a bachelor’s degree but it is preferred. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred but not required. This position requires previous experience in medical, human services or mental health field, strong computer skills, strong communication skills, and a desire to serve an at risk population. We offer a great benefit package and paid training! Please send your resume and a cover letter expressing how your past experiences would contribute to your success in this position, to Carmen McKinney (carmenmckinney@aumhc.org). Please no phone calls.

Bilingual fluent Spanish/English Front Desk/Administrative Assistant- Floater  Bilingual fluent in Spanish/English (read, write, speak) is required. Aurora Mental Health Center (AuMHC) is a community mental health center providing services to clients in the Aurora and Denver metro area 24/7. AuMHC is passionate about serving the Aurora community and we incorporate principles of trauma-informed care, which includes cultural sensitivity, throughout the agency, emphasizing a safe and respectful environment for all clients and staff. This bilingual fluent Spanish/English floater position is a full time position working Mon – Fri. AuMHC provides brief intervention services, assessments/intakes, outpatient therapy, access to specialty services, crisis services, and a variety of other services as needed. We are seeking a full time administrative assistant to staff our front desk as a floater, you will be required to work at various locations in the Aurora community. The position involves providing exceptional customer service, registering new clients, checking in existing clients, collection of co-payments, data entry, appointment scheduling, working closely with our billing team, and handing client records and paperwork, in addition to other duties and tasks. We are looking for a person with high emotional intelligence and an ability to engage a multitude of client presentations, including clients with a variety of mental health disorders. This position does not require a bachelor’s degree but it is preferred. This position requires previous experience in medical, human services or mental health field, strong computer skills, strong communication skills, and a desire to serve an at risk population. We offer a great benefit package and paid training! Please send your resume and a cover letter expressing how your past experiences would contribute to your success in this position, to Carmen McKinney (carmenmckinney@aumhc.org). Please no phone calls.

Front Desk/Administrative Support Staff – Aurora Mental Health Center (AuMHC) is a community mental health center providing services to clients in the Aurora and Denver metro area 24/7. AuMHC is passionate about serving the Aurora community and we incorporate principles of trauma-informed care, which includes cultural sensitivity, throughout the agency, emphasizing a safe and respectful environment for all clients and staff. The position is a full time position working Mon – Fri 8a-5p. Our busy Medical Team is looking for an individual with a passion for helping persons with mental health disabilities. Seeking an intuitive staff member who is team-oriented, flexible, and embodies strong interpersonal and people skills. In addition, this front office position will have the ability to learn a new Electronic Health Record (EHR), and enjoy a diverse and multi-tasking office situation that includes interacting with clients in a firm yet compassionate manner. Positive attitude, telephone manner and accurate computer skills required. The position involves providing exceptional customer service, registering new clients, checking in existing clients, collection of co-payments, data entry, appointment scheduling, working closely with our billing and medical team, and handing client records and paperwork, in addition to other duties and tasks. We are looking for a person with high emotional intelligence and an ability to engage a multitude of client presentations, including clients with a variety of mental health disorders. This position does not require a bachelor’s degree but it is preferred. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred but not required. This position requires previous experience in medical, human services or a mental health field, strong computer skills, strong communication skills, and a desire to serve an at risk population. We offer a great benefit package and paid training! Please send your resume and a cover letter expressing how your past experiences would contribute to your success in this position, to Carmen McKinney (carmenmckinney@aumhc.org). Please no phone calls.

AuMHC Maintenance Technician – Come join our growing Facilities Team at Aurora Mental Health Center. We have a full time position for a dynamic individual who is responsible for general and preventive maintenance, office moves, and minor remodels and landscaping at our various facilities in Aurora. We are looking for someone with experience in general maintenance, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, drywall, millwork, and painting. Must be organized, a team player, and strong communicator. The candidate must be able to lift 100 lbs, have clean MVR, own transportation, and pass background and reference inquiries. Microsoft Excel and Word a plus. Email cover letter and resume toNazanWolfe@aumhc.org. Online application also available at AuMHC.org and Indeed.com.

Data Warehouse Architect – The data warehouse architect is responsible to understand and analyze business requirements, as well as design, develop and maintain data warehouse systems, solutions and processes used for storing current and historical data from disparate sources, for use in reporting and data analytics. The overarching goal is to provide analysts, decision makers and stakeholders a clean, consistent and comprehensive view of the center.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with subject matter experts to gather requirements, creating definitions and specifications.
  • Analyzes business requirements and source system data structures to develop detailed source to target data mappings and data transformation rules.
  • Implements conceptual/logical data models based upon business processes and develops physical data models from logical models.
  • Design highly scalable ETL processes with complex data transformations, data formats including error handling and monitoring
  • Assists with the design and development of information delivery components including dashboards, reports, data marts and cubes.
  • Be accountable for all aspects of the data warehouse processes including project management, data modeling, ETL, data validation, and implementation.
  • Proven ability to communicate technical information to non-technical staff both written and verbally
  • Create SQL scripts to extract data from the data warehouse to support data analysis or fulfill an ad hoc data request.

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science / information technology or equivalent experience
  • Five years of hands-on experience designing, architecting and implementing enterprise scale data warehouses, data marts, ETL architecture and code, and SQL code/stored procedures.
  • In-depth knowledge of industry best practices in DWH, business intelligence approaches and techniques
  • Understanding of Cubes and complex data / information reporting models.
  • Experience with development in Microsoft BI tools (SSRS, SSAS, SSIS, SQL Server)
  • Self-starter with initiative and ability to work independently or on a small team
  • Highly organized, and able to run with multiple tasks at once
  • Ability to adopt and implement departmental coding standards
  • Strong data analysis skills (debugging data anomalies)

Desired Skills/Experience (not required)

  • Understanding of healthcare IT standards and data structures such as ANSI 837/835, NCPDP D.0, HL7, and optionally HL7 CCR/CCD or FHIR
  • Experience using Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) for source control
  • Experience developing within an agile (i.e. Scrum or Kanban) framework

Please send cover letter and resume to: iscareers@aumhc.org

Recruiter – The recruiter is responsible for full life-cycle recruiting: recruiting, screening and recommending placement of staff by using creative sourcing methods (internal and external).  Partners with hiring manager to determine staffing needs.  Creates initial job requisitions ensuring the requisition is approved and posted to applicant tracking system. Work with hiring manager to ensure that requisitions are tied to vacant position and aligned with budget.  Screens resumes, interviews candidates (by phone or in person), administers appropriate assessments and reference/background checking, makes recommendations for hire (or not hire) and extends offers of employment.    Serves as an expert for recruiting and sourcing candidates. Uses traditional and nontraditional resources, such as career fairs, online job fairs, community network events, social media, etc., to identify and attract quality candidates.  Develops advertising programs (internal and external) to ensure high visibility with potential candidates.  Manages internal transfer process, including screening, coordination of interviews with hiring manager, transfer offer letters, etc.  Follows up with candidates and hiring managers to obtain feedback regarding recruiting process.  Develops and maintains an excellent relationship with internal and external clients to ensure achievement of staffing goals.  Communicates important employment information during delivery of employment offers (e.g., benefits, compensation).  Works with hiring managers to ensure compliance with all federal/state laws and regulations, including affirmative action plan compliance.  Manages current candidate activity in the applicant tracking system (ATS).  Manages application/resume file and retention according to company policy.  Maintains memberships and affiliations with trade/professional organizations related to industry.  Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED.  Bachelor’s degree, preferably in human resources.  Five years of recruiting experience.  Preferred Qualifications:  Bilingual (Spanish).  HRIS experience.  HRCI SPHR or PHR or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential. Please email cover letter and resume to HRJobs@aumhc.org

AuMHC Custodial Supervisor

Come join our amazing Facilities Team at Aurora Mental Health Center. We have a full time Custodial Supervisor position for a dedicated, reliable, hardworking individual who will be responsible for performing and supervising custodial services for the Center.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the activities of Custodial or temporary employees directly by using both verbal and written instructions in compliance with the guidelines provided by the immediate supervisor and using independent judgment in instances not covered by the guidelines.
  • Ensures that custodial services meet the needs of the department, and established custodial guidelines by scheduling work activities and adjusting workloads to compensate for scheduled and unscheduled absences, changing priorities, and special custodial projects.
  • Ensures that the quality of custodial services meets established guidelines by inspecting the work of custodial personnel and directing corrective measures to be taken when necessary to meet those guidelines.
  • Assists in hiring qualified employees by participating in the interview process and making recommendations regarding the employment of applicants.
  • Advises the immediate supervisor on the condition of buildings and facilities by conducting regular inspections of those areas and reporting the results of the inspections with particular emphasis on needed repairs.
  • Ensures that administrative records and reports regarding custodial personnel are accurate and current by reviewing employee time cards or monthly time sheets and monitoring employee absences.
  • Performs daily custodial duties as needed in support of the departmental mission.
  • Provides continuity of custodial services under emergency conditions or unique circumstances by performing custodial duties directly related to the emergency conditions or as the situation dictates.
  • Assists with ensuring that specified contract services are provided by the contractor by inspecting the work performed and advising the immediate supervisor when shortcomings or other deficiencies are noted.
  • Provides continuity of supervision and leadership by assuming the duties and responsibilities of other Custodial Supervisors as required by special circumstances.
  • Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
  • Shampoo carpet cleaning for all buildings and move out clean for residential properties.
  • Assist with fleet maintenance as needed.
  • Contributes to the overall success of the assigned department by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older and eligible to work in the US
  • Must have a valid Driver License
  • Must pass a MVR check
  • Must be able to drive in inclement weather, i.e. snow, rain, ice, wind
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 100lbs on a regular basis
  • Detailed and organizational skills, capable of completing tasks in an efficient manner
  • Proficient in basic computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook

Working Environment:

  • 12pm-9pm Monday- Friday, Some weekends required.
  • Travel between facilities will be required.

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

Maintenance Technician – Come join our amazing Facilities Team at Aurora Mental Health Center. We have a full time position for a dynamic individual who is responsible for general and preventive maintenance, office moves, and minor remodels and landscaping at our various facilities in Aurora. We are looking for someone with experience in general maintenance, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, drywall, millwork, and painting.  Must be organized, a team player, and strong communicator.  The candidate must be able to lift 100 lbs, have clean MVR, own transportation, and pass background and reference inquiries.  Microsoft Excel and Word a plus.  Email cover letter and resume to NazanWolfe@aumhc.org

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