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Current Job Listings

MEDICAL SERVICES

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

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

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

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

ADULT SERVICES

Coordinator, Integrated Care – We are looking to hire a full-time Integrated Care Coordinator to provide administrative support and coordination of tasks associated with the front desk duties of the integrated care team.  The Integrated Care Coordinator is responsible for handling all integrated care administrative tasks including enrolling clients in the electronic health record, verifying insurance, scanning documents, communicating and coordinating with behavioral health staff, and assisting Integrated Care Manager with various administrative tasks. The Integrated Care Coordinator may also assist the Administrative Support Staff at the Stride/AuMHC Hope Health and Wellness Clinic. As part of the Aurora Mental Health Center team, the Integrated Care Coordinator has the responsibility of maintaining a calm, courteous and professional demeanor at all times and protecting clients’ rights by maintaining confidentiality of personal and financial information. Qualified applicants should possess the 1. ability to adapt to a consistently ever changing fast-paced environment, 2. excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, and 3. the ability to multi-task, prioritize responsibilities, be detailed oriented, and problem solve. Minimum qualifications include: High school diploma or equivalent, one (1) year of related experience and/or training; or a minimum of two (2) years equivalent combination of education and experience, ability to read, write and interpret documents and provide excellent verbal and written communication with others, and basic math skills are required in addition to the ability to create and understand Excel spreadsheets. Please send resume to Integrated Care Manager, Amber Olson, at amberolson@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.

Health Navigator (20 Hours a Week)- Bilingual Nepali/English, Colorado Refugee Wellness Center is an integrated primary and behavioral health care clinic serving refugees in Aurora. Metro Community Provider Network provides medical care in partnership with Aurora Mental Health Center which offers behavioral health services. We have a team-based, whole person approach to health. Our health navigators are key to reducing barriers and enhancing care. We are seeking team members interested in serving the Nepali-speaking refugee community, who have strong bilingual and communication skills-both oral and written, and the ability to work well on diverse interdisciplinary and mental health teams. Job responsibilities include: interpreting in medical and behavioral health appointments, care coordination, health education, medical referrals, and participation on a grant involving refugees and employment. Educational/Certification: a Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent 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. Email resume and cover letter to JanJenkins@aumhc.org.

Hospital liaison – We are seeking a liaison to join our agency to provide coordination of care for clients discharging from inpatient psychiatric hospitalization.  This person will work to facilitate communication between hospital staff and Aurora Mental Health Center treatment teams in order to provide the support for clients to successfully transition to outpatient treatment services within the appropriate level of care. The hospital liaison provides service planning, linkage, referral, monitoring/follow-up, supportive interventions, and advocacy. This position requires skills in organization and tracking of referrals in a fast paced environment and a strong ability to communicate effectively.  The liaison will be working to connect children, adolescents, and adults to needed treatment services.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working with a variety of systems and agencies in order to connect clients to needed treatment services.  Relevant Education: Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a human services, social work, or psychology related field. Experience with working with children, adolescents, and/or adults with mental illness preferred.  Hours: M-F 8:30a-5pm. Please email cover letter and resume to: DawnONeil@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

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

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

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

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

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

Therapist; Community College of Aurora;  School-Based Services – The School-Based Services team is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) therapist to provide mental health assessment and brief intervention to the students of the Community College of Aurora. In addition, this position will provide appropriate referrals for students to ongoing mental health and related community services and resources as necessary. The position will include completion of mental health assessments, provision of short-term mental health services, completion of treatment plans, risk assessments and intervention and collaboration with CCA staff to ensure well-being of students. An ideal candidate will be skilled in trauma treatment, have experience working with very diverse populations, experience working with young adults and/or college students, and will have strong assessment skills. Qualifications:  Professional license preferred (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, licensed psychologist) but not required. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Please email resume and cover letter to CandaceBallard@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.

Therapist, Day treatment – Looking for an exciting, innovative, and challenging clinical position? Hampden Academy Day Treatment is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated clinician, licensed preferred, to work with children 8th grade through 12th, providing such things including, but not limited to, individual, family, group therapies, milieu management and support, classroom support, treatment planning, multi-systemic team collaboration, and a whole lot of creativity on the side. If this sounds like it would be a good fit, or for more information, please send your resume and letter of interest to annefogg@aumhc.org

Therapist, Child & Family North – The Child and Family North team is seeking a full-time therapist to provide individual, family, and group therapy in an outpatient setting to children ages 6-18 and their families.   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 required. Professional license preferred (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, licensed psychologist) but not required.  Licensure supervision will be provided if needed. The Child and Family North team is located at 1504 Galena St., Aurora, CO 80010.  Email cover letter and resume to ErinStaniszeski@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 adults over the age of 18.   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 required. Professional license preferred (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, licensed psychologist) but not required.  Licensure supervision will be provided if needed. The Elmira Counseling Center is located at 1646 Elmira St., Aurora, CO 80010.  Email cover letter and resume to ErinStaniszeski@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

2.    Youth Specialist – Full Time, Aurora Youth Options is a program of Aurora Mental Health Center that seeks out and serves youth at risk of problem behavior and links them to existing community services. A full-time Youth Specialist position is available. Individual will work closely with middle and high school youth along with their families, identifying appropriate community resources to support the youth. Individual will meet with youth in homes, school or other community locations for initial assessment, utilizing AYO’s survey tool.  Individual will work closely with community agencies, and schools to train gatekeepers on AYO essentials .Individual will have responsibility to support AYO mentor programming  Ideal candidates have a bachelor’s degree in human services or related field. Requires excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work effectively with diverse populations. Bilingual Spanish-English speaking strongly preferred. No phone calls please. To apply, email cover letter and resume to: nataliekaiser@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

Intake Coordinator, School-Based Services – The School-Based Services team is seeking a full-time intake coordinator to provide assistance to the rest of the school-based team. The intake coordinator will be responsible for outreaching referrals made to the school-based team, as well as completing behavioral health screenings, assessment and intake for kids in grades K-12. This person should have experience working with very diverse populations and be comfortable using an interpreter when needed. The intake coordinator should also have a thorough understanding of trauma-informed care and be skilled in conducting intake interviews in a culturally sensitive manner. Other responsibilities include documenting services in a timely manner, meeting billable service standards and consulting with internal and external professionals to proactively coordinate care. This person must be willing to travel to different schools in order to conduct intakes throughout the district. An ideal candidate is someone who is comfortable in new environments, is good at navigating various agency systems at a time, is detail oriented and organized.  This position starts the beginning of August. The school-based team operates on a school calendar and will enjoy some time off during the summer and other major school breaks. Qualifications: Master’s degree in a mental health field required (social work, psychology, counseling etc.).Professional license preferred (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, licensed psychologist) but not required. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Please email resume and cover letter to CandaceBallard@aumhc.org

Grant Facilitator/Therapist; School-Based Services – The School-Based Services team is seeking a full-time therapist to develop and facilitate training for suicide prevention/response to faculty, instructors and staff at the Community College of Aurora. This position is directly tied to a SAMSHA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration- https://www.samhsa.gov/) grant with a project period of November 30, 2018 to November 29, 2021.  Specific requirements to fulfill annual grant expectations are: 1.) Suicide prevention curriculum development 2.)  Facilitate suicide prevention training annually to CCA staff (training for this curriculum will be provided) 3.) Support and coach CCA counselors in co-facilitation of trainings with hope of having the counselors take over training facilitation after the grant period 4.) Develop training evaluations for the purpose of data analysis and project evaluation.  In addition, the therapist will provide mental health assessment, brief intervention, and referral information to the students of the Community College of Aurora. An ideal candidate will have experience with implementation of suicide prevention and response protocol, curriculum development, program development and evaluation, and demonstrate strong facilitation skills that meet the needs of multiple learning styles and diverse populations. An ideal candidate will also be skilled in trauma treatment, have experience working with very diverse populations, experience working with young adults and/or college students, and will have strong assessment skills. Qualifications: Master’s degree in a mental health field required (social work, psychology, counseling etc.).Professional license preferred (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, licensed psychologist), but not required. Bilingual English/Spanish, Knowledge of higher education systems and culture. Please email resume and cover letter to CandaceBallard@aumhc.org

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

Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist – The Early Childhood and Family Center of Aurora Mental Health is seeking qualified candidates for one full-time position to provide Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation in Aurora childcare centers and homes. Education Requirements:  MA or Doctorate in Counseling, Psychology or Social Work.  Licensed or licensed eligible required.  Experience Requirements:  Must have both mental health and early childhood experience.  Preferred candidates will have specific training in interventions to address challenging behaviors and in working with diverse families and young children.  Consultants with bilingual skills in English and Spanish will qualify for differential pay.  Please send resume and cover letter to Daryl Hitchcock DarylHitchcock@aumhc.org

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

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

Respite Care Providers – Respite care program providing respite to consumers is seeking energetic, flexible individuals to provide respite to families of children with behavior challenges.  Candidates must have experience working with behaviorally challenged children ages 4-17, valid Colorado driver’s license and have automobile liability, medical and uninsured motorist insurance.  Candidate must also be or willing to be trained in CPR/First Aid and Medication Administration.  Candidate must have the flexibility of providing both emergency and routine respite in their own home as well as weekends, evenings and possibly overnight visits. Must be open to becoming certified as a foster care home in order to provide short term respite care. Additional qualifications that are preferable, but not necessary are:  Knowledge of developmental disabilities and/or special education, licensure in counseling and/or social work.  Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus. The applicant and every other adult in his/her home must submit to a background check with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and and Colorado Department of Human Service (CDHS) Child Abuse Registry for employment clearance.  Applicant must be willing to attend mandatory trainings and work flexible hours.  Email cover letter and resume to: bearespiteprovider@aumhc.org.

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

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

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

ADMINISTRATION & ANCILLARY SERVICES

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

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

Facilities Courier & Assistant – Come join our amazing Facilities Team at Aurora Mental Health Center. We have a full time Facilities Courier & Assistant position for a dedicated, reliable, hardworking individual who will support the Facilities team in the following manner: Summary: Ensure proper sorting, handling and transportation of mail, packages, records, supplies, and items as requested. Ensure timely deliveries, maintain confidentiality, and chain of custody of all secure items picked up and delivered. Daily deliveries to and between AuMHC buildings and to off-site locations as requested.  Serve as support to the Facilities team as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers
  • Ensure quality and safe sorting and delivery of all items
  • Use of company equipment safely and properly. Company Vehicle provided
  • Deliver interoffice mail, deposits and packages to and from AuMHC facilities, banks, and other locations, obtaining proper signatures as needed to ensure chain of custody and audit trail
  • Respect the autonomy and the right to confidentiality of all patients – consumers, staff, and community
  • Route sheets, mileage logs, deposits, and other forms needed must be filled out completely/correctly and turned in per procedures
  • Strictly follow all guidelines and procedures to ensure safety and confidentiality, including, but not limited to pick-up retrieval, tracking, and completion
  • Other courier deliveries within the organization
  • Assist with Facility related functions and as a backup for Facilities, Maintenance Techs and Fleet Duties as assigned
  • Assist with floor plan drawings and other graphic design work as assigned
  • Maintain acceptable attendance record at all times

Job Qualifications/Education or Formal Training: High School Diploma or higher with a minimum of 2 years related experience

Experience:
At least 1 year of courier and/or delivery experience. Experience working directly with people and via phone and email to resolve issues. Must be comfortable working in a diverse environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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, during normal office hours
  • 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
  • General knowledge of postage/mail sorting machines, fax, copiers, calculators
  • Able to demonstrate ability to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all matters relating to patients served including staff and the public

Working Environment: Normal week day hours

Email coverlet and references: CoryMoore@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

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