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

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Current Job Listings

 

MEDICAL SERVICES

Triage Case Manager – This position works directly with individuals and families identified as high utilization of emergency services.  This person’s goal is to provide the case management, housing case management, and mental health services required to decrease utilization and increase access of long terms services.  This is an intensive position with a clinical case management and harm reduction model that is provided primarily in the community and in the clients’ home.  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, under-served 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. To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to Elisebecker@aumhc.org

ADULT SERVICES

 

Full-time Behavioral Health Provider, Colorado Refugee Wellness Center, Aurora Mental Health Center. Integrated Primary and Behavioral Health Refugee Clinic which is a collaboration between Metro Community Provider Network and Aurora Mental Health Center. We have a team-based, whole person approach to health. Offering culturally responsive healthcare to refugees from around the world, and reducing barriers to care are high priorities. Seeking a candidate with both strong clinical and research skills. Will provide mental health screenings for newly arrived refugees, short–term integrated behavioral health services, psychotherapy, and consultation to medical providers. Experience working with refugees, trauma, integrated care preferred. Previous research experience is necessary, and research project management preferred. Skills required-cultural competence, passion for working with refugee population, ability to work well using interpreters, strength in working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural team and across agencies, excellent  mental health assessment,  behavioral health, individual and group therapy abilities. Must have a minimum of a master’s level mental health degree which has been fully completed and be licensed in CO. Fluency in another language is a significant plus and diverse applicants are highly encouraged to apply.  Aurora Mental Health Center (AUMHC) is an integrated health care and trauma informed care community located in Aurora, Colorado.   Our 500+ employees offer a full array of mental health programs to individuals and families in outpatient, day treatment, schools, residential, hospital and correctional facilities. AUMHC seeks compassionate candidates to bring your skills and ideas to our caring organization.  Aurora Mental Health Center offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, flex spending accounts, paid holidays, generous vacation and sick plans and EAP.  To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: janjenkins@aumhc.org.

Primary Councilor III – To 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; addiction certification II or III or LAC and license LPC, LMFT, LCSW. If interested please contact: Eugene Medina at eugenemedina@aumch.org.

Full-time Behavioral Health Provider – Colorado Refugee Wellness Center, Aurora Mental Health Center. Integrated Primary and Behavioral Health Refugee Clinic which is a collaboration between Metro Community Provider Network and Aurora Mental Health Center. We have a team-based, whole person approach to health. Offering culturally responsive healthcare to refugees from around the world, and reducing barriers to care are high priorities. Seeking a candidate with both strong clinical and research skills. Will provide mental health screenings for newly arrived refugees, short–term integrated behavioral health services, psychotherapy, and consultation to medical providers. Experience working with refugees, trauma, integrated care preferred. Previous research experience is necessary, and research project management preferred. Skills required-cultural competence, passion for working with refugee population, ability to work well using interpreters, strength in working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural team and across agencies, excellent  mental health assessment,  behavioral health, individual and group therapy abilities. Must have a minimum of a master’s level mental health degree which has been fully completed and be licensed in CO. Fluency in another language is a significant plus and diverse applicants are highly encouraged to apply.  To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: janjenkins@aumhc.org.

Licensed Therapist – Crisis Services is seeking a full-time licensed therapist to work on a co-response team with the Aurora Police Department Crisis Response Team (CRT). The therapist will accompany a crisis intervention trained officer on 911 calls for service.Therapist provide crisis assessments, intervention and support in the community, supports coordination and communication between individuals, police department and other agencies or systems. They will also provide training and support to officers.Weekend and evenings required, shifts can be 8, 10 or 12 hours between 7am and 7pm. Send resume and cover letter to Courtneytran@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 SarahAvrin@aumhc.org.

CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES

Paraprofessionals – Metro Children’s Center is looking to hire two paraprofessionals to start in August 2018.  Metro Children’s Center is a day treatment program (a therapeutic school) at Aurora Mental Health Center serving youth 5 – 14 years of age.  The paraprofessional position helps to support the teachers in the classrooms, helps the students when they are in crisis, and helps run day-to-day programming.  This position is part of an interdisciplinary team of teachers, therapists, and psychiatrists.  The applicant must be able to communicate well, manage stressful situations calmly, learn and reflect on day-to-day incidents, and conduct themselves in a professional manner.  A bachelor’s degree is required.  Please send resume to katenielsen@aumhc.org

Case Manager – The RAP Team is a coordinated specialty care team at Aurora Mental Health Center that works closely with youth and young adults who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis (FEP). A full-time Case Manager position is available on this specialized team. The case manager will work closely with 15-29 year olds along with their families, identifying appropriate community resources to support the youth/young adult. The case manager will meet with clients in their homes, school, or other community locations for ongoing support. The case manager will be required to transport clients in their personal vehicle to assist in linking the client to medical appointments, community resources, and RAP team outings. Ideal candidates have a bachelor’s degree in human services or related field. This role 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. Email cover letter and resume to: KristynNassif@aumhc.org

Respite Care Providers – Respite care program providing respite to consumers is seeking energetic, flexible individuals to provide respite to families of children with behavior challenges.  Candidates must have experience working with behaviorally challenged children ages 4-17, valid Colorado driver’s license and have automobile liability, medical and uninsured motorist insurance.  Candidate must also be or willing to be trained in CPR/First Aid and Medication Administration.  Candidate must have the flexibility of providing both emergency and routine respite in their own home as well as weekends, evenings and possibly overnight visits. Must be open to becoming certified as a foster care home in order to provide short term respite care.

Additional qualifications that are preferable, but not necessary are:  Knowledge of developmental disabilities and/or special education, licensure in counseling and/or social work.  Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.

The applicant and every other adult in his/her home must submit to a background check with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and and Colorado Department of Human Service (CDHS) Child Abuse Registry for employment clearance.  Applicant must be willing to attend mandatory trainings and work flexible hours.  Email cover letter and resume to: bearespiteprovider@aumhc.org.

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

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

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

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