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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.

Registered Nurse – Full Time, Licensed RN 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, Aurora Center for Life Skills Adult Specialty Team:  We are looking for a licensed mental health therapist to join our outpatient team that serves adult clients who have both a mental illness and a developmental disability including an intellectual disability or autism spectrum disorder.  This is a dynamic team that offers opportunity for growth and learning while making a difference with this population.  Responsibilities include providing individual, family, and group therapy, completing intakes, and developing safety plans.  Consultation and collaboration with external agencies for care coordination is a part of this role.  The therapist will function as an integral member of an interdisciplinary team.  Professionalism, excellent therapeutic boundaries, cultural-competency, good organizational and time-management skills are essential.  Minimum qualifications: Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred.   Experience with working with adults with mental illness and a developmental disability preferred.  Experience working with substance abuse treatment issues preferred.  Hours: M-F 8:30a-5pm. Please email cover letter and resume to: DawnONeil@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 Case Manager – Connect to Care
Our Connect to Care clinic is seeking a full time case manager that can provide comprehensive psychological and behavioral case management services for clients. The case manager will be responsible for meeting with clients in person as well as via phone. This will include helping clients meet basic needs around food, clothing, shelter, assisting with applications, arranging transportation, and providing overall services to help the client meet their goals as well as improve or maintain their ability to function in normal social roles. This position works at the Connect to Care clinic which provides primarily drop in services. 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 required. Some evening hours may be required and this position may float to other locations occasionally. Please send resume and cover letter to erinralston@aumhc.org

Health Navigator Position- Bilingual Farsi/Dari-English, 20 Hours Per week –  Colorado Refugee Wellness Center is an integrated primary and behavioral health care clinic serving refugees in Aurora. STRIDE 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 Farsi/Dari-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. 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

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 required. Some evening hours may be required. Please send resume and cover letter to erinralston@aumhc.org

Therapist, Adult Outpatient Services – Our diverse team is seeking a masters or doctorate level therapist to work with adults in an outpatient setting.  We offer flexibility, excellent opportunities for growth and learning, and the chance to make a strong social impact in our community.  The right candidate is professional, culturally-competent, and can meet documentation expectations in a timely manner.  Responsibilities include providing individual and group therapy, completing intakes, developing safety plans, and care coordination.  Licensure is preferred but not required.  Please send your resume and cover letter to Carol Reszka at carolreszka@aumhc.org.

Licensed Therapist, Crisis Services– We are seeking a Licensed 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 youths 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.   Master’s degree in social work, counseling or a related field required; licensure required.  If interested send resumes and cover letters to JessicaIpsen@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.

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

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.

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

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

Special Education Teacher – Hampden Academy (grades K-8) is seeking an experienced teacher to begin in the 2019-2020 school year.  Hampden Academy is a day treatment program (a therapeutic school) at Aurora Mental Health Center serving students in grade 8-12.  The applicant must have, or be eligible to receive, a Colorado teaching license with a Special Education Generalist Endorsement.  It is preferred that the applicant is confident in teaching science and/or math; however, previous teaching experience with science and math is not required.  The applicant will implement the school’s curriculum through the development of creative and individualized lessons, gather data relating to student growth, and support therapeutic activities throughout the school day.  The applicant is also responsible for supporting behavioral and therapeutic programming in and out of the classroom.  The applicant must have experience and strong skills in classroom management and teaching diverse populations.  The applicant will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team including educators, behavior health specialists, and therapists.  Please send resume to kelliperez@aumhc.org

Behavioral Health Specialist – Hampden Academy is looking to hire a Behavioral Health Specialist to start immediately.  Hampden Academy is a day treatment program (a therapeutic school) at Aurora Mental Health Center serving students in grade 8-12.  The Behavioral Health Specialist position provides therapeutic milieu support to students and assists teachers and therapists in the classroom.  This position implements behavioral programs, helps prevent and manage crisis, and helps support day-to-day therapeutic and academic programming.  This position is part of an interdisciplinary team of teachers and therapists.  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 in education or social work or related field is required.  Experience in the field of education or social work is preferred but not required.  Please send resume to kelliperez@aumhc.org

Therapist, Intercept Day Treatment – Intercept Center’s day treatment program is seeking a full-time therapist to provide individual, family, and group therapy in a collaborative day treatment program with Aurora Public Schools working with youth who have developmental disabilities as well as mental health issues.  The therapist will conduct assessments, develop and monitor treatment plans, document services in a timely manner, meet billable service standards and support the therapeutic milieu within the day treatment school setting.  This therapist will work collaboratively with Aurora Public Schools teacher and administration to coordinate and integrate mental health treatment within a special education classroom.  An ideal candidate should be skilled in trauma treatment and have experience working in a school setting with diverse student populations.  Qualifications:  Professional license preferred (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, licensed psychologist) but not required.  Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.  Please email resume and cover letter to BrianTallant@aumhc.org

Behavioral Health Specialist, Intercept Day Treatment:   Intercept Center is looking to hire a Behavioral Health Specialist to start fall semester.  Intercept’s Day Treatment Program is a collaborative program between Aurora Public Schools and the Aurora Mental Health Center.  This therapeutic school serves youth 14-17 years of age, who have developmental disabilities in addition to mental health conditions.  The Behavioral Health Specialist position provides therapeutic milieu support to students and assists teachers and therapists in the classroom.  This position implements behavioral programs, helps prevent and manage crisis, and helps support day-to-day therapeutic and academic programming.  This position is part of an interdisciplinary team of teachers, paraeducators, therapists, and psychiatrists.  The applicant must be able to communicate well, work collaboratively, manage stressful situations calmly, learn and reflect on day-to-day incidents, and provide clinical mental health input to the treatment team.  A bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field is required.  Please send resume to BrianTallant@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

Clinician/Liaison  – Aurora Mental Health Center is seeking a highly skilled clinician to join our team! The Arapahoe County Human Services Liaison provides care coordination, assessment, treatment recommendations, and consultation between ACDHS and AuMHC. The Liaison coordinates with ACDHS staff around care for families that are ACDHS-involved and in need of mental health and/or substance use services. The Liaison works closely with caseworkers and treatment providers to compile family information, determine need for further evaluation, and work toward a comprehensive, family-focused plan. The Liaison completes initial evaluations of child, teen, and adult clients and supports entry into mental health treatment, as well as access to other community providers, as needed. The preferred applicant will have a Master’s degree in a behavioral sciences field and hold a clinical licensure (LP, LCSW , LMFT, LPC). Spanish-speaking is preferred. Knowledge of children and adults with mental illness and/or emotional/behavioral issues as well as substance abuse issues, including the ability to assess crisis situations and intervene appropriately. Experience working with the department of human services is a plus. Please send an email with resume and letter of interest to Lauren Jassil, Clinical Director of Child Specialty Programs: LaurenJassil@aumhc.org.

Program Director, Elmira Counseling Center – Full time position managing a multi-disciplinary team that serves children, adults and their families, ages six and up.  Duties include administration, providing clinical supervision, hiring and managing personnel, developing and maintaining positive relationships with community partners, providing therapy to a caseload of clients, and responding to feedback from clients and their families.  Requirements include a professional license in a mental health field (PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LPC, or LMFT), 5 years of experience with this population including experience with severe and persistent mental illness and trauma, and 3 years of experience in a mental health setting providing supervision.  Please send resume and cover letter to KirstenAnderson@aumhc.org.

     Aurora Substance Abuse Prevention Program Assistant – Part Time/ 20 hours week, Aurora Youth Options (AYO) is a grant funded program that seeks out and serves youth at risk of problem behavior and links them to services.  AYO seeks an Aurora Substance Abuse Program Assistant to work closely with the program coordinator, team facilitators and the community coalition. Coordinate all logistics of Community Coalition meetings, work group meetings and maintain coalition calendar. Organize written and verbal communication that include minutes, agenda and all that supports the success of meetings. Interested individuals should have interest and experience with youth substance use prevention. Be able to relate well and work effectively with diverse populations. Skilled at presentation formats including technology.  Requires someone who is personable and can relate well to people one on one.  This position requires someone who exhibits strong organizational skills. This position requires a flexible work schedule that includes evenings and weekends. To apply, email cover letter and resume to Willpaterson@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

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 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

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

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

Learning & Development Specialist -The Learning & Development team is seeking a dynamic Learning & Development Specialist!  As a member of the L&D team, you’ll be working on programs and deliverables to support the development of our workforce! Duties include but not limited to:  Organize network-wide training for staff (clinical and non-clinical) as needed, in classroom settings and online delivery formats. Assist with facilitation of internal programs and team building activities.  Coordinate logistics and communicate network-wide training events to staff through centralized training calendars (to be developed and updated continuously), email, intranet, the intranet, and other communication channels.  Develop materials to support Learning & Training initiatives, such as e-learning, presentations, job aids, flyers, etc.  Act as project lead Administrator for the agency’s Learning Management System (LMS). Train new employees on LMS during New Employee Orientation. Qualifications: Bachelor degree (or a training certification), and 2 or more years of experience in Training, Education, Instructional Design, or related field.  Experience with LMS systems a plus.  Experience with e-learning design platforms also a plus.  Please send a resume and cover letter stating your interest to:  learning@aumhc.org


Director, Business Strategy &
Marketing – The Marketing Director is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing, public relations and communication strategies that strengthen and support Aurora Mental Health Center’s market share, brand, image, reputation and fundraising efforts.  This position will be responsible for driving growth of service-derived revenue, building brand awareness, and educating targeted audiences about AuMHC and behavioral health. As a key member of AUMHC leadership, this position is responsible for planning, management and execution of marketing, public relations and communication strategies to grow AUMHC. This position will employ market research, data-collection and analysis to create plans for increasing the client base and service-derived revenue. This position will oversee the development of content and design, and direct the delivery of communication across all digital and print mediums and channels. This position will direct marketing and communications support to enhance AUMHC’s fundraising and service delivery efforts.

Essential Functions:

  • In consultation with leadership, develops, implements and manages comprehensive marketing plan to achieve maximum and sustainable revenue from all payer sources
  • Defines brand identity, builds brand awareness and educates key audiences about AUMHC’s services and programs
  • Oversees the development and manages AUMHC’s digital presence including website, intranet and social media channels
  • Provides editorial supervision for all marketing and public relations materials released on behalf of AUMHC
  • Develops, manages and promotes AUMHC marketing and branding policies internally
  • Acts as public/media spokesperson for the organization
  • Represents AUMHC in various external venues
  • Acts as public information office as needed

Supervisory Duties: 

  • Manages marketing and communications staff and functions
  • Hires, trains, and develops high performing staff to deliver effective service to customers
  • Provides supervision to staff on a routine basis to ensure high quality, effective and efficient services as well as accurate and timely documentation
  • Motivates and values staff around performance excellence, professional development, and participation in important center meetings and committees
  • Provides administrative support and leadership to ensure effective team management within the designated budget
  • Establishes and clarifies expectations, provides on-going coaching and feedback and administers the annual performance review process with employees
  • Manages performance concerns as applicable
  • Assesses that staff are trained adequately to perform duties
  • Identifies training needs and provides/arranges training on relevant topics necessary to an effective and efficient functioning of team
  • Demonstrates awareness, support and appreciation for cultural and diversity issues
  • Demonstrates knowledge, support for and adherence to policies, procedures and regulations that direct AUMHCs staff, services and business practices
  • Provides guidance and holds staff accountable for compliance
  • Seeks consultation as needed to ensure accurate interpretation and consistent application of AUMHC policies, procedures and practices

 Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to prioritize and ensure successful implementation of multi-faceted marketing, public relations and communications plans for multiple concurrent projects
  • Strong problem-solving skills with capacity to be innovative and self-directed
  • Strong writing, presentation and one-to-one communication skills with wide-ranging audiences including staff, clients and families, community residents, partners, etc.
  • Ability to think strategically, execute strategic plans and handle the functional day-to-day responsibilities
  • Advanced skills in media relations, public relations, and storytelling
  • Effective in providing marketing, media and communications consultation and advice to leadership
  • Ability to utilize CRM databases, decision support systems, and other marketing information tools
  • In-depth knowledge of digital media platforms and use of analytics to assess impact
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, email software, and digital communication tools, including social media
  • Ability to work with leadership to build and reinforce culture
  • Ability to lead change in a positive, proactive, and collaborative way
  • Ability to effectively lead a team of employees

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

Billing Coding Specialist  – The employee reviews, analyzes, and codes diagnostic and procedural information that determines Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance payments.  The primary function of this position is to perform ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS coding for reimbursement.  The coding function is a primary source for data and information used in health care today, and promotes provider/patient/client continuity, accurate database information, and the ability to optimize reimbursement. The coding function also ensures compliance with established coding guidelines, third party reimbursement policies, regulations and accreditation guidelines. Send resume and cover letter to DeannaGraves@aumhc.org.

Accounts Payable-Full time Accounts Payable Coordinator – needed for the Business office.  This is a high volume position, processing approximately 150 invoices per week.  The Accounts Payable Coordinator will: Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.  Prioritize invoices to ensure all invoices are paid in a timely manner.  Process check requests.  Audit and process credit card bills.  Match invoices to checks, obtain all signatures for checks and distribute/send checks accordingly.  Respond to all vendor inquiries.  Reconcile vendor statements.  Maintain files. The requirements of the position: This individual will need to have 3+ years Accounts Payable experience, with college courses in accounting preferred.  Must be well organized.  Able to follow standard filing procedures.  Detailed oriented and reliable.  Knowledge of full-cycle Accounts Payable processes.  Understanding of Financial Chart of Accounts.  Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner.  Ability to work independently and with other team members.  Please email cover letter and resume to TheresaJuarez@aumhc.org.

Record Review Specialist (Temporary Assignment) – This is a short-term, project focused assignment, up to 40-hours per week.   Primary duties include reviewing confidential records to determine if they meet requirements for destruction (based on date of service, date of birth and established criteria), data entry of client and box information, re-boxing charts that are not eligible for destruction, labeling of boxes for long-term storage.Required skills/experience: Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, Data entry/10-key/typing skills, Good written and verbal communication skills, Detail oriented and organized, Professional, polite, and positive client-centric attitude.  Preferred skills/experience:  Medical Record/File Room, Electronic Medical Record (EMR) / Electronic Health Record (EHR), Alpha/Numeric filing.  Physical Demands  This position requires frequent standing, bending, twisting, walking, and lifting up to 50 pounds. Please send resumes to: jayelucas@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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