Mental Health Center of Denver

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Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for vocational rehabilitation activities which support consumers who want work adjustment training, job search and placement, and skill training for volunteer assignments, work experiences, part-time or full-time employment. Coordinate employment services, including development of community jobs, working with employers to ensure quality job placements, working with outside agencies and partnering to benefit the employment program. Cooperatively work with treatment sites to established mutual outcomes for the people we serve. Bilingual Spanish strongly preferred but not required. STARTING SALARY: VC I - $16.24/hr. - $19.49/hr. (Bachelor) Spanish Differential: Paid Additional $2.50/hr. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Responsible for development of competitive community jobs and skill-building activities needed to attain employment. Provide consistent vocational assessments to assist the people that we serve, to be successful in a job/jobs. Employment Specialist duties as required to identify appropriate programs and eligibility, as to ensure access for the people that we serve. Work closely with employers to coach people that we serve and provide appropriate interventions. Research and develop community contacts that help with appropriate job placements. Complete data/reporting pertaining to program measurements. Coordinate with clinical departments and therapist regarding vocational objectives. Find employment for a diverse population with a serious and persistent mental illness. Work in the community 60% of time. Other duties as assigned. Education/EXPERIENCE: Vocational Counselor I Bachelor degree in rehabilitation with one year of experience. Bachelor degree in related field with one year of vocational experience. Five years of vocational experience equivalency. Some experience in mental health, social services or human services preferred. SKILLS: Public relations and community organization skills. Demonstrated ability in program development. Ability to work with consumers with severe and persistent mental illness. Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, prepare written materials and articulate goals and action plans. Must understand people from all walks of life and be able to communicate effectively with them while being strength based. Good computer skills. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None. MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 40 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment. Ability to drive a car. WORKING CONDITIONS: May require occasional evening or weekend hours. Must have valid drivers license to drive to consumer work sites, employer sites.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Facilitate and work with consumers on a variety of activities of daily living (ADLs) needed for consumers to become more self-sufficient and move toward recovery. Additionally, you will facilitate group therapy, manage intakes/discharges, monitor medications, create a safe environment for the consumers, help coordinate treatment, and advocate for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Responsible for direct service care to consumers as part of a multi-disciplinary team. SALARY RANGE: RC II - $15.51/hr. - $18.60/hr. (Bachelor degree or higher) ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide individual psychotherapy with consumers to provide support and insight. Facilitate group therapy sessions within the house. Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD. Assess consumers throughout the workday, and provide appropriate interventions. Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living (ADLs) - teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning, etc. As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care. Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house. Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. Document all significant consumer interactions toward recovery and continuity of care. Complete necessary clinical documentation, such as the daily log, consumer record, and medication records. Respond to consumer and building emergencies, and facilitate appropriate interventions. In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed. Advocate for acceptance and integration of individuals with mental illness within the neighborhood and community in which they live. Required to attend scheduled team meetings. Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION: RC II: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field. CERTIFICATIONS:QMAP (Qualified Medication Administration Person) CPR & First Aid Physical and TB required. (must be completed prior to hire, and maintained during employment) EXPERIENCE: Two years of mental health experience or in related field preferred. Must be 21 yrs. of age to apply. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:Excellent communication, organizational, and clinical skills:Must be able to multi-task and prioritize. Attention to detail in regard to clinical information. Must have a clear understanding of personal boundaries and be confident and self-assured in a variety of situations. Have the ability to de-escalate tense situations, and remain calm. Possess a high level of energy, with a positive and creative attitude. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computer, telephone, facsimile, and other machines found in a residential facility. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting. Must be able to perform a variety of household tasks, climb stairs, move throughout the house, and quickly respond to emergencies. May require lifting 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Must meet qualifications under Chapter 7 of the Residential Care Facilities - Mentally Ill requirements. Shift work and/or weekend work is required. Certain programs may require a Class “S” driver’s license.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: The qualified candidate will facilitate and work with consumers on a variety of activities of daily living (ADLs) needed for consumers to become more self-sufficient and move toward recovery. Additionally, he or she will facilitate group therapy, manage intakes/discharges, monitor medications, create a safe environment for the consumers, help coordinate treatment, and advocate for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. The qualified candidate will be responsible for direct service care to consumers as part of a multi-disciplinary team. RC II - $15.51/hr. - $18.60/hr. (Bachelor degree or higher) $1.00 AON differential RC ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide individual psychotherapy with consumers to provide support and insight. Facilitate group therapy sessions within the house. Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD. Assess consumers throughout the workday, and provide appropriate interventions. Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living (ADLs) - teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning. As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care. Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house. Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. Document all significant consumer interactions toward recovery and continuity of care. Complete necessary clinical documentation, such as the daily log, consumer record, and medication records. Respond to consumer and building emergencies, and facilitate appropriate interventions. In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed. Advocate for acceptance and integration of individuals with mental illness within the neighborhood and community in which they live. Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION:Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field. CAC II/III Required CERTIFICATIONS:QMAP (Qualified Medication Administration Person), CPR, First Aid, Physical and TB required. (must be completed prior to hire, and maintained during employment) EXPERIENCE:Two years of mental health experience or in related field preferred. Must be 21 years of age or older to apply. SKILLS:Attention to detail in regard to clinical information. Must have a clear understanding of personal boundaries and be confident and self-assured in a variety of situations. Have the ability to de-escalate tense situations, and remain calm. Possess a high level of energy, with a positive and creative attitude. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:No managerial supervision duties. MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED:Computer, telephone, facsimile, and other machines found in a residential facility. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting. Must be able to perform a variety of household tasks, climb stairs, move throughout the house, and quickly respond to emergencies. May require lifting 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS:Must meet qualifications under Chapter 7 of the Residential Care Facilities - Mentally Ill requirements. Shift work and/or weekend work is required. Certain programs may require a Class “S” driver’s license.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Facilitate and work with consumers on a variety of activities of daily living (ADLs) needed for consumers to become more self-sufficient and move toward recovery. Additionally, you will facilitate group therapy, manage intakes/discharges, monitor medications, create a safe environment for the consumers, help coordinate treatment, and advocate for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Responsible for direct service care to consumers as part of a multi-disciplinary team. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide individual psychotherapy with consumers to provide support and insight. Facilitate group therapy sessions within the house. Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD. Assess consumers throughout the workday, and provide appropriate interventions. Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living (ADLs) - teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning, etc. As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care. Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house. Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. Document all significant consumer interactions toward recovery and continuity of care. Complete necessary clinical documentation, such as the daily log, consumer record, and medication records. Respond to consumer and building emergencies, and facilitate appropriate interventions. In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed. Advocate for acceptance and integration of individuals with mental illness within the neighborhood and community in which they live. Required to attend scheduled team meetings. Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION: RC II: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field. CERTIFICATIONS:QMAP (Qualified Medication Administration Person) CPR & First Aid Physical and TB required. (must be completed prior to hire, and maintained during employment) EXPERIENCE: Two years of mental health experience or in related field preferred. Must be 21 yrs. of age to apply. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:Excellent communication, organizational, and clinical skills:Must be able to multi-task and prioritize. Attention to detail in regard to clinical information. Must have a clear understanding of personal boundaries and be confident and self-assured in a variety of situations. Have the ability to de-escalate tense situations, and remain calm. Possess a high level of energy, with a positive and creative attitude. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computer, telephone, facsimile, and other machines found in a residential facility. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting. Must be able to perform a variety of household tasks, climb stairs, move throughout the house, and quickly respond to emergencies. May require lifting 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Must meet qualifications under Chapter 7 of the Residential Care Facilities - Mentally Ill requirements. Shift work and/or weekend work is required. Certain programs may require a Class “S” driver’s license.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Facilitate and work with consumers on a variety of activities of daily living (ADLs) needed for consumers to become more self-sufficient and move toward recovery. Additionally, you will facilitate group therapy, manage intakes/discharges, monitor medications, create a safe environment for the consumers, help coordinate treatment, and advocate for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Responsible for direct service care to consumers as part of a multi-disciplinary team. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide individual psychotherapy with consumers to provide support and insight. Facilitate group therapy sessions within the house. Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD. Assess consumers throughout the workday, and provide appropriate interventions. Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living (ADLs) - teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning, etc. As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care. Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house. Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. Document all significant consumer interactions toward recovery and continuity of care. Complete necessary clinical documentation, such as the daily log, consumer record, and medication records. Respond to consumer and building emergencies, and facilitate appropriate interventions. In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed. Advocate for acceptance and integration of individuals with mental illness within the neighborhood and community in which they live. Required to attend scheduled team meetings. Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION: RC II: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field. CERTIFICATIONS: QMAP (Qualified Medication Administration Person) CPR & First Aid Physical and TB required. (must be completed prior to hire, and maintained during employment) EXPERIENCE: Two years of mental health experience or in related field preferred. Must be 21 yrs. of age to apply. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:Excellent communication, organizational, and clinical skills:Must be able to multi-task and prioritize. Attention to detail in regard to clinical information. Must have a clear understanding of personal boundaries and be confident and self-assured in a variety of situations. Have the ability to de-escalate tense situations, and remain calm. Possess a high level of energy, with a positive and creative attitude. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computer, telephone, facsimile, and other machines found in a residential facility. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting. Must be able to perform a variety of household tasks, climb stairs, move throughout the house, and quickly respond to emergencies. May require lifting 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Must meet qualifications under Chapter 7 of the Residential Care Facilities - Mentally Ill requirements. Shift work and/or weekend work is required. Certain programs may require a Class “S” driver’s license.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Facilitate and work with consumers on a variety of activities of daily living (ADLs) needed for consumers to become more self-sufficient and move toward recovery. Additionally, you will facilitate group therapy, manage intakes/discharges, monitor medications, create a safe environment for the consumers, help coordinate treatment, and advocate for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Responsible for direct service care to consumers as part of a multi-disciplinary team. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide individual psychotherapy with consumers to provide support and insight. Facilitate group therapy sessions within the house. Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD. Assess consumers throughout the workday, and provide appropriate interventions. Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living (ADLs) - teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning, etc. As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care. Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house. Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. Document all significant consumer interactions toward recovery and continuity of care. Complete necessary clinical documentation, such as the daily log, consumer record, and medication records. Respond to consumer and building emergencies, and facilitate appropriate interventions. In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed. Advocate for acceptance and integration of individuals with mental illness within the neighborhood and community in which they live. Required to attend scheduled team meetings. Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION: RC II: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field. CERTIFICATIONS:QMAP (Qualified Medication Administration Person) CPR & First Aid Physical and TB required. (must be completed prior to hire, and maintained during employment) EXPERIENCE: Two years of mental health experience or in related field preferred. Must be 21yrs. of age to apply. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:Excellent communication, organizational, and clinical skills:Must be able to multi-task and prioritize. Attention to detail in regard to clinical information. Must have a clear understanding of personal boundaries and be confident and self-assured in a variety of situations. Have the ability to de-escalate tense situations, and remain calm. Possess a high level of energy, with a positive and creative attitude. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computer, telephone, facsimile, and other machines found in a residential facility. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting. Must be able to perform a variety of household tasks, climb stairs, move throughout the house, and quickly respond to emergencies. May require lifting 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Must meet qualifications under Chapter 7 of the Residential Care Facilities - Mentally Ill requirements. Shift work and/or weekend work is required. Certain programs may require a Class “S” driver’s license.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Facilitate and work with consumers on a variety of activities of daily living (ADLs) needed for consumers to become more self-sufficient and move toward recovery. Additionally, you will facilitate group therapy, manage intakes/discharges, monitor medications, create a safe environment for the consumers, help coordinate treatment, and advocate for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Responsible for direct service care to consumers as part of a multi-disciplinary team. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide individual psychotherapy with consumers to provide support and insight. Facilitate group therapy sessions within the house. Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD. Assess consumers throughout the workday, and provide appropriate interventions. Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living (ADLs) - teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning, etc. As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care. Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house. Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. Document all significant consumer interactions toward recovery and continuity of care. Complete necessary clinical documentation, such as the daily log, consumer record, and medication records. Respond to consumer and building emergencies, and facilitate appropriate interventions. In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed. Advocate for acceptance and integration of individuals with mental illness within the neighborhood and community in which they live. Required to attend scheduled team meetings. Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION: RC II: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field. CERTIFICATIONS:QMAP (Qualified Medication Administration Person) CPR & First Aid Physical and TB required. (must be completed prior to hire, and maintained during employment) EXPERIENCE: Two years of mental health experience or in related field preferred. Must be 21 yrs. of age to apply. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:Excellent communication, organizational, and clinical skills:Must be able to multi-task and prioritize. Attention to detail in regard to clinical information. Must have a clear understanding of personal boundaries and be confident and self-assured in a variety of situations. Have the ability to de-escalate tense situations, and remain calm. Possess a high level of energy, with a positive and creative attitude. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computer, telephone, facsimile, and other machines found in a residential facility. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting. Must be able to perform a variety of household tasks, climb stairs, move throughout the house, and quickly respond to emergencies. May require lifting 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Must meet qualifications under Chapter 7 of the Residential Care Facilities - Mentally Ill requirements. Shift work and/or weekend work is required. Certain programs may require a Class “S” driver’s license.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Facilitate and work with consumers on a variety of activities of daily living (ADLs) needed for consumers to become more self-sufficient and move toward recovery. Additionally, you will facilitate group therapy, manage intakes/discharges, monitor medications, create a safe environment for the consumers, help coordinate treatment, and advocate for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Responsible for direct service care to consumers as part of a multi-disciplinary team. RC II - $15.51/hr. - $18.60/hr. (Bachelor degree or higher) Awake Overnight (AON) Differential: $1/hr. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Provide individual psychotherapy with consumers to provide support and insight. • Facilitate group therapy sessions within the house. • Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD. • Assess consumers throughout the workday, and provide appropriate interventions. • Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living (ADLs) - teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning, etc. • As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care. • Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house. • Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. • Document all significant consumer interactions toward recovery and continuity of care. • Complete necessary clinical documentation, such as the daily log, consumer record, and medication records. • Respond to consumer and building emergencies, and facilitate appropriate interventions. In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed. • Advocate for acceptance and integration of individuals with mental illness within the neighborhood and community in which they live. • Required to attend scheduled team meetings. • Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION:RC II: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field. CERTIFICATIONS: QMAP (Qualified Medication Administration Person) CPR & First Aid Physical and TB required. (must be completed prior to hire, and maintained during employment) EXPERIENCE: Two years of mental health experience or in related field preferred. Must be 21 years of age or older to apply. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:• Excellent communication, organizational, and clinical skills:• Must be able to multi-task and prioritize. • Attention to detail in regard to clinical information. • Must have a clear understanding of personal boundaries and be confident and self-assured in a variety of situations. • Have the ability to de-escalate tense situations, and remain calm. • Possess a high level of energy, with a positive and creative attitude. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computer, telephone, facsimile, and other machines found in a residential facility. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting. Must be able to perform a variety of household tasks, climb stairs, move throughout the house, and quickly respond to emergencies. May require lifting 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Must meet qualifications under Chapter 7 of the Residential Care Facilities - Mentally Ill requirements. Shift work and/or weekend work is required. Certain programs may require a Class “S” driver’s license.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: The Social Impact Bond team has a 5 year funding with ACT like services to support the High Utilizers identified by the City of Denver. Individual will support clinically those in permanent supportive housing within our Sanderson and 27 scattered site apartments. Outcomes measured on days housed and decrease in jail days. Outcomes completed by Urban Institute. Provides comprehensive psychological and behavioral case management services within a continuum of high to low intensity services designed to improve or maintain each mental health consumer’s abilities to function in the community. Assesses, monitors, and follows up with consumer’s ability to meet basic needs in moving toward recovery. Responsible for all clinical documentation of consumer interaction. SALARY RANGE:CMI - $16.99/hr. - $20.41/hr. (Bachelor degree) CMII - $19.54/hr. - $23.46/hr. (Master degree) ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:ACT like services to support the High Utilizers identified by the City To support clinically those in Permanent supportive housing … Sanderson and 27 scattered site apartments Randomized into the case management team Outcomes measured on days housed and decrease in jail days Help consumers in meeting basic needs for food, clothing, shelter, personal safety, and general medical and dental care, and assist them with applications for income, medical, housing, or other benefits which they may need and to which they are entitled. Identify consumers for whom establishment of a protective payee-ship is necessary and arrange this assistance. Ensure consumers access to needed services and community resources by arranging for transportation, or if necessary, by taking the consumers to the service in personal vehicle (business insurance on vehicle reimbursed by MHCD). Provide comprehensive psychosocial services that include and continuum of high and low intensity services designed to improve or maintain consumers’ abilities to function in normal social roles. These will include, but be limited to, services which:Help consumers evaluate both their strengths and symptoms, and facilitate in consumers setting their own goals, and plan for appropriate services; Guide and instruct consumers in daily living skills such as medication use, diet, exercise, personal hygiene, shopping, cooking, budgeting, housekeeping, use of transportation, and other community services; Help consumers develop social skills, interests, and leisure time activities to provide a sense of participation and personal worth, including opportunities for age appropriate, culturally appropriate daytime and evening activities; Help consumers find and make use of appropriate employment opportunities, vocational rehabilitation services, or supported work environments where appropriate; Assist consumers who need special living arrangements in locating a rehabilitative or supportive housing arrangement. The choices should be broad enough to allow each consumer and opportunity to live in an atmosphere offering the degree of support necessary, while also providing incentives and encouragement for consumers to assume increasing responsibilities for their lives; Offer support, assistance, consultation, and education to families, friends, landlords, employers, community agencies, and others who come into contact with consumers, in order to maximize benefits and minimize problems associated with the presence of these persons in the community; Identify and work with potential natural support systems such as neighborhood networks, churches, and community organizations. Make full utilization of the consumer’s support systems in order to encourage treatment program engagement. Reach out to program eligible consumers, inform them of and educate them about available services at MHCD and in the community. Other duties as assigned.EDUCATION: Bachelor (CM I) or Master (CM II) Degree in psychology, social work, or other related human services degree.Must have valid Colorado Drivers license and a recent clean driving record. Ability to transport consumers in dependable vehicle.EXPERIENCE: Minimum one-year experience in mental health or human services.SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:Knowledge of methods of psychotherapy. Knowledge of community resources. Ability to assess crisis situations and intervene appropriately. Familiarity with the DSM V and diagnostic techniques. Understanding of consumer’s right to privacy and confidentiality (basic HIPAA principles). Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work flexible hours which may be required. Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, maintain confidentiality, prepare written materials and articulate goals and action plans. Must understand people from all walks of life and be able to communicate effectively with them. Must have a clear understanding of HIPAA, confidentiality, personal boundaries and be self-assured in a variety of situations. Have the ability to de-escalate and remain calm. Someone who is energetic, with a positive and creative attitude is necessary. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: NonePHYSICAL REQIUREMENTS: Ability to sit, stand, bend and reach, drive a vehicle, operate standard office equipment such as phone, computer, facsimile, copier/printer, and other business machines. Occasional lifting up to 40 lbs. Must have safe, dependable vehicle to transport consumers with a valid Colorado Driver License/good driving record.WORKING CONDITIONS: May require occasional evening, or weekend hours depending on program and consumer needs.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Ideal hire would be Bilingual Spanish adult and child and adolescent psychiatric medical provider (either physician or nurse practitioner). Provide medical/clinical services to Consumers at the team(s) assigned by the Medical/Clinical Director. Portion of work with Adolescents and a portion of work with Adult Recovery Services. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide direct psychiatric services through the comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients, including prescribing and administering medications. Provide professional consultation to staff, participate in staff conferences, and serve on clinical committees. Handle psychiatric emergencies, including mental health hold evaluations and court evaluations. Provide back-up psychiatric coverage throughout MHCD during operating hours. Supervise and provide necessary medical services of psychiatric Consumers. Primary and/or non-psychiatric medical care will be referred to appropriate sources. Supervise the treatment of involuntary center Consumers and comply with 27-10 rules and regulations. Supervise the treatment plans of assigned Consumers. Supervise and consult on medical screen reviews. Testify at court hearing of Consumers as necessary. Participate on quality assurance, educational, and professional committees as assigned by the Medical/Clinical Director. Participate in program development with Division/Team Psychiatrist as assigned. Assist with administrative duties as assigned. Develop and/or participate in research protocols as approved. Perform other duties as assigned. Job Requirements: EDUCATION:Nurse Practitioner or Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy. Fluency with verbal and written spanish required. Three years of psychiatric residency from an approved Adult Program; (preferred) Five years of psychiatric residency from an approved Child and Family Program. (preferred) Skills:Medical expertise. Expertise in use of psychotropic drugs. Knowledge and competency in all facets of mental health treatment. Strong interpersonal skills to participate in service delivery with an interdisciplinary team. Ability to communicate with staff and other agencies in a professional manner. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices. Bilingual/spanish speaking
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Provide medical/clinical services to Consumers at the team(s) assigned by the Medical/Clinical Director. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide direct psychiatric services through the comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients, including prescribing and administering medications. Provide professional consultation to staff, participate in staff conferences, and serve on clinical committees. Handle psychiatric emergencies, including mental health hold evaluations and court evaluations. Provide back-up psychiatric coverage throughout MHCD during operating hours. Supervise and provide necessary medical services of psychiatric Consumers. Primary and/or non-psychiatric medical care will be referred to appropriate sources. Supervise the treatment of involuntary center Consumers and comply with 27-10 rules and regulations. Supervise the treatment plans of assigned Consumers. Supervise and consult on medical screen reviews. Testify at court hearing of Consumers as necessary. Participate on quality assurance, educational, and professional committees as assigned by the Medical/Clinical Director. Participate in program development with Division/Team Psychiatrist as assigned. Assist with administrative duties as assigned. Develop and/or participate in research protocols as approved. Perform other duties as assigned. Job Requirements:EDUCATION: Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy. Board eligible desirable. EXPERIENCE:Three years of psychiatric residency from an approved Adult Program; Five years of psychiatric residency from an approved Child and Family Program. Skills:Medical expertise. Expertise in use of psychotropic drugs. Knowledge and competency in all facets of mental health treatment. Strong interpersonal skills to participate in service delivery with an interdisciplinary team. Ability to communicate with staff and other agencies in a professional manner. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
Department: Adult Services Facility: Recovery Center SALARY RANGE: Based on Experience Status: Full Time FLSA Status: Exempt / Salary Apply for this position As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, you will be responsible for providing specialty health care and direct psychiatric services through comprehensive evaluation, diagnoses, and treatment of consumers. You will also ensure the correct administration of medications, monitoring the results of medicated treatments, preparing care plans, collaborating with attending psychiatrist to maximize efficiency of psychiatric services, including partial coverage in psychiatrist. Other responsibilities include:Prescribing and administering medications, and assisting consumer s in medication management in collaboration with the attending psychiatrist under state guidelines: A stabilized severe and persistently illness An acute self-limiting condition (condition with a defined diagnosis, predictable outcome, and is not threatening to life or limb) Providing consultation to staff, participating in staff conferences and serving on committees Providing coverage for psychiatric emergencies, including mental health hold evaluations Completing medical records and reports, and providing needed referrals to medical services for psychiatric consumers Coordinating consumer care with respect to access to services, lab tests, case management, primary clinician, outreach services, other agencies related to the consumer’s care Contacting pharmaceutical companies in regard to educational materials, samples, and other information Performing other related duties as assigned by Program Manager ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:* Provide direct psychiatric services through comprehensive evaluation, diagnoses, and treatment of consumers. * Prescribe and administer medications, and assist consumer s in medication management in collaboration with the attending psychiatrist under state guidelines:o A stabilized severe and persistently illness o An acute self-limiting condition (condition with a defined diagnosis, predictable outcome, and is not threatening to life or limb). * Collaborate with attending psychiatrist to maximize efficiency of psychiatric services, including partial coverage in psychiatrist. * Provide consultation to staff, participate in staff conferences and serve on committees. * Provide coverage for psychiatric emergencies, including mental health hold evaluations. * Complete medical records and reports, and provide needed referrals to medical services for psychiatric consumers. * Coordinate consumer care with respect to access to services, lab tests, case management, primary clinician, outreach services, other agencies related to the consumer’s care. * Contact pharmaceutical companies in regard to educational materials, samples, and other information. * Other related duties as assigned by Program Manager. EDUCATION: Master of Science Psychiatric Nursing. Valid Prescriptive Authority in the State of Colorado in good standing. EXPERIENCE: 4 years of experience in relevant clinical setting with understanding of psychiatric services in the area of health and psychological assessment, clinical diagnosis, pharmacology, and direct consumer services. At Mental Health Center of Denver you will be part of a growing, dynamic not-for-profit organization committed to a diverse and ever-changing, work environment that rewards honesty, loyalty, commitment, and integrity. We are committed to continuously providing the highest level of quality services and standards for our consumers as well as our employees. Our facility is approved by the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), and we offer our employees the opportunity to participate in our Loan Repayment Program. Additionally, we provide a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Basic Life and AD&D Insurance Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts Retirement Savings 403(b), dollar for dollar company match up to 3.5% Excellent Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays Off Malpractice Insurance coverage Additional Benefits SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment. WORKING CONDITIONS: May require occasional evening or weekend hours.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Work on a multi-disciplinary team providing adult outpatient services and treatments to a wide variety of consumers. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide psychological evaluations/problem identification, crisis interventions, and individual, group, and/or family therapy to assigned consumers. Provide case management services to consumers as needed. Develop treatment plans; monitor treatment and follow-up at disposition times. Assist consumers with psychological and social development and rehabilitation. Coordinate consumer’s use of other Corporation programs and outside community resources. Coordinate medical care and intervention with staff and psychiatrist. Draw blood for lab work for consumers. Monitor consumers’ vital signs. Administer intramuscular medications. Maintain accurate and timely clinical records consistent with Corporation standards. Coordinate consumer billing and modify treatment program in accordance with insurance coverage, plan provisions, and individual ability to pay. Participate in team/corporate meetings, in-services, and supervisory sessions as required. Perform 27-10 (M-1) evaluations. Perform other duties as assigned. Job Requirements:EDUCATION: Psychiatric Nurse I- Licensed as a Practical Nurse in State of Colorado EXPERIENCE:Minimum two years experience working with the severe and persistently mentally ill. Spanish speaking and prior pediatric experience preferred. Skills:Knowledge of methods of psychotherapy and community resources. Ability to assess crisis situations and intervene appropriately. Familiarity with the DSM IV and diagnostic techniques. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work flexible hours which may be required. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Facilitate and work with consumers on a variety of activities of daily living (ADLs) needed for consumers to become more self-sufficient and move toward recovery. Additionally, you will facilitate group therapy, manage intakes/discharges, monitor medications, create a safe environment for the consumers, help coordinate treatment, and advocate for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Responsible for direct service care to consumers as part of a multi-disciplinary team. SALARY RANGE: RC II - $15.51/hr. - $18.60/hr. (Bachelor degree or higher) AON Differential - Additional $1.00/hr. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide individual psychotherapy with consumers to provide support and insight. Facilitate group therapy sessions within the house. Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD. Assess consumers throughout the workday, and provide appropriate interventions. Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living (ADLs) - teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning, etc. As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care. Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house. Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. Document all significant consumer interactions toward recovery and continuity of care. Complete necessary clinical documentation, such as the daily log, consumer record, and medication records. Respond to consumer and building emergencies, and facilitate appropriate interventions. In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed. Advocate for acceptance and integration of individuals with mental illness within the neighborhood and community in which they live. Required to attend scheduled team meetings. Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION: RC II: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field. CERTIFICATIONS:QMAP (Qualified Medication Administration Person) CPR & First Aid Physical and TB required. (must be completed prior to hire, and maintained during employment) EXPERIENCE: Two years of mental health experience or in related field preferred. Must be 21 yrs. of age to apply. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:Excellent communication, organizational, and clinical skills:Must be able to multi-task and prioritize. Attention to detail in regard to clinical information. Must have a clear understanding of personal boundaries and be confident and self-assured in a variety of situations. Have the ability to de-escalate tense situations, and remain calm. Possess a high level of energy, with a positive and creative attitude. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computer, telephone, facsimile, and other machines found in a residential facility. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting. Must be able to perform a variety of household tasks, climb stairs, move throughout the house, and quickly respond to emergencies. May require lifting 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Must meet qualifications under Chapter 7 of the Residential Care Facilities - Mentally Ill requirements. Shift work and/or weekend work is required. Certain programs may require a Class “S” driver’s license.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Facilitate and work with consumers on a variety of activities of daily living (ADLs) needed for consumers to become more self-sufficient and move toward recovery. Additionally, you will facilitate group therapy, manage intakes/discharges, monitor medications, create a safe environment for the consumers, help coordinate treatment, and advocate for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Responsible for direct service care to consumers as part of a multi-disciplinary team. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide individual psychotherapy with consumers to provide support and insight. Facilitate group therapy sessions within the house. Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD. Assess consumers throughout the workday, and provide appropriate interventions. Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living (ADLs) - teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning, etc. As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care. Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house. Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. Document all significant consumer interactions toward recovery and continuity of care. Complete necessary clinical documentation, such as the daily log, consumer record, and medication records. Respond to consumer and building emergencies, and facilitate appropriate interventions. In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed. Advocate for acceptance and integration of individuals with mental illness within the neighborhood and community in which they live. Required to attend scheduled team meetings. Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION: RC II: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field. CERTIFICATIONS:QMAP (Qualified Medication Administration Person) CPR & First Aid Physical and TB required. (must be completed prior to hire, and maintained during employment) EXPERIENCE: Two years of mental health experience or in related field preferred. Must be 21 yrs. of age to apply. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:Excellent communication, organizational, and clinical skills:Must be able to multi-task and prioritize. Attention to detail in regard to clinical information. Must have a clear understanding of personal boundaries and be confident and self-assured in a variety of situations. Have the ability to de-escalate tense situations, and remain calm. Possess a high level of energy, with a positive and creative attitude. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computer, telephone, facsimile, and other machines found in a residential facility. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting. Must be able to perform a variety of household tasks, climb stairs, move throughout the house, and quickly respond to emergencies. May require lifting 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Must meet qualifications under Chapter 7 of the Residential Care Facilities - Mentally Ill requirements. Shift work and/or weekend work is required. Certain programs may require a Class “S” driver’s license.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Facilitate and work with consumers on a variety of activities of daily living (ADLs) needed for consumers to become more self-sufficient and move toward recovery. Additionally, you will facilitate group therapy, manage intakes/discharges, monitor medications, create a safe environment for the consumers, help coordinate treatment, and advocate for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Responsible for direct service care to consumers as part of a multi-disciplinary team. AON (Awake Overnight) $1/hr. Paid differential ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide individual psychotherapy with consumers to provide support and insight. Facilitate group therapy sessions within the house. Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD. Assess consumers throughout the workday, and provide appropriate interventions. Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living (ADLs) - teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning, etc. As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care. Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house. Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. Document all significant consumer interactions toward recovery and continuity of care. Complete necessary clinical documentation, such as the daily log, consumer record, and medication records. Respond to consumer and building emergencies, and facilitate appropriate interventions. In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed. Advocate for acceptance and integration of individuals with mental illness within the neighborhood and community in which they live. Required to attend scheduled team meetings. Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION: RC II: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field. CERTIFICATIONS: QMAP (Qualified Medication Administration Person) CPR & First Aid Physical and TB required. (must be completed prior to hire, and maintained during employment) EXPERIENCE: Two years of mental health experience or in related field preferred. Must be 21 years of age or older to apply. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:Excellent communication, organizational, and clinical skills:Must be able to multi-task and prioritize. Attention to detail in regard to clinical information. Must have a clear understanding of personal boundaries and be confident and self-assured in a variety of situations. Have the ability to de-escalate tense situations, and remain calm. Possess a high level of energy, with a positive and creative attitude. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computer, telephone, facsimile, and other machines found in a residential facility. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting. Must be able to perform a variety of household tasks, climb stairs, move throughout the house, and quickly respond to emergencies. May require lifting 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Must meet qualifications under Chapter 7 of the Residential Care Facilities - Mentally Ill requirements. Shift work and/or weekend work is required. Certain programs may require a Class “S” driver’s license.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: This position is two-fold: Half of the position is to help young people navigate school and academic goals; the other half is to teach classes and workshops on site. This position will specialize in providing academic support to address a young person’s mental health treatment goals for education that they set in therapy. This position is part of a multidisciplinary clinical and psychiatric rehabilitation team that serves the whole person and values the inherent wisdom and input of each person we serve. On-site “well-being” class and workshop topics can be broad and will include leading workshops and activities as well as supporting youth-led groups. What are your strengths and interests? Physical health, nutrition, social skill-building, creative endeavors, gardening, outdoor education — all of these and more can be offered through this position. It will depend on the strengths of the person hired. 7:45am - 6:15pm T-F (1 evening a week may be required) STARTING SALARY: $16.24/hr. - $19.49/hr. (Bachelor) $18.84/hr. - $22.64/hr. (Master, or Bachelor + 5 yr) ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Develop relationships with and knowledge of Denver area education options - DPS, Emily Griffith, CCD, Metro, Regis, and others Act as an advocate and liaison for youth in their school programs Collaborate with young people and their families to determine education goals and work toward accomplishing goals Co-coordinate GED/High School Equivalency program at Emerson St. Connect young people with schools Connect young people with school advocates and disability services Help facilitate assessments for IEP’s Interview, train and supervise volunteers and interns Teach classes and lead activities at Emerson St and in the community on a variety of topics for overall well-being Show compassion and respect for people who have experienced trauma and who experience serious mental health challenges EDUCATION:Bachelors Degree Bachelor degree in rehabilitation or specific job duties with one year of experience. Bachelor degree in related field with one year of vocational experience or experience related to specific job duties. Three years of vocational experience or experience related to specific job duties. Masters Degre Masters degree in vocational rehabilitation or specific job duties. Masters degree in related field and one year of vocational experience, or experience related to specific job duties. Bachelors degree in rehabilitation and three years vocational experience, or experience related to specific job duties. Bachelors degree in related field and four years vocational experience or experience related to specific job duties.Some experience in mental health, social services or human services preferred. EXPERIENCE: Experience working with teens and young adults Experience working with people with mental health experiences preferred Knowledge of, or ability to build knowledge base of, local public schools including DPS, Emily Griffith, Auraria Campus, etc Strong communication skills to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team Good time-management for timely documentation in the EHR SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:Teamwork Energy and motivation to engage young people in their wellbeing Flexibility to work in a rapidly evolving program Ability to build rapport and support young people with serious mental health challenges and trauma through trauma-informed and person-centered work Knowledge of Psychiatric Rehabilitation philosophy and principles; CPRP preferred Self-reflective and open to feedback for professional growth SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Interview, train and supervise volunteer teachers, student interns, tutors and workshop leaders PHYSICAL REQIUREMENTS: Must have reliable transportation to meet young people in community-based settings. Ability to sit, stand, bend and reach, drive, operate standard office equipment such as phone, computer, facsimile, copier/printer, and other business machines. Occasional lifting up to 40 lbs.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Supervise part-time consumer employees in Sally’s Café to prepare meals and operate the kitchen and dining room. Meet and work with consumers by helping to develop and reinforce positive self-worth and dignity. Assist consumers in developing and working towards their recovery goals. Responsible for consumer management and crisis prevention as well as model and teach time management and social interactions. Develop and maintain community connections and relationships. This includes other teams within MHCD as well as vendors, possible employers and other contacts that may be developed. SALARY RANGE:VC I $16.24/hr.-$19.49/hr. VC II $18.84/hr. - $22.64/hr. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Complete comprehensive vocational assessments, utilizing aptitude, interest and other assessment tools. Develop individualized training plans for consumers in the vocational/rehabilitation program. Coordination of consumer’s activities at assigned work stations/sites. Monitor consumer progresses and complete case management activities with consumers or clinicians. Complete consumer data, reports and clinical documentation as required. Participate in pre-vocational partial care services. Conduct and support educational opportunities such as computer training, culinary training, wellness, training, and general education. Plan and facilitate social activities within the community and with the program. Coordinate care between the rehabilitation department and the clinical team. Complete consumer data, reports, and clinical documentation as required. Perform duties as assigned. Sally’s Café runs a rotating training program that teaches the following:Food safety, following Environmental Health Standards. Safe food preparation skills, including knives and appliances Cooking from scratch as well as how to handle commercially prepared foods. Hot and cold food preparation Nutritional education Customer Service Teach culinary skills to prepare a wide range of menu items from salads and cold prep to soups, entrees, baking and desserts Job readiness, interpersonal skills, time management and conflict resolution Promote recovery and effective employee job performance using a strengths-based approach. Kitchen managerial duties:Order and inventory and stock Overseeing food prep, production, and safety Expand and co-develop nutritional curriculum Training and education Planning and Budgeting Menu Planning EDUCATION: Vocational Counselor I Bachelor degree in rehabilitation or specific job duties with one year of experience. Bachelor degree in related field with one year of vocational experience or experience related to specific job duties. Three years of vocational experience or experience related to specific job duties.Vocational Counselor II Vocational Counselor II Masters degree in vocational rehabilitation or specific job duties. Masters degree in related field and one year of vocational experience, or experience related to specific job duties. Bachelors degree in rehabilitation and three years vocational experience, or experience related to specific job duties. Bachelors degree in related field and four years vocational experience or experience related to specific job duties. EXPERIENCE: Experience work with severe and persistent mental illness. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:Knowledge of vocational community resources and the local community. General knowledge of computer technology. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment. WORKING CONDITIONS: May require occasional evening or weekend hours.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: The Vice President articulates vision, strategy and direction for the Child & Family Department, sets goals, and manages all aspects of Child and Family Services at MHCD. This person is an ambassador for Child & Family Well-Being, takes a strengths-based approach to diverse communities, values multiple perspectives, and embraces the power of innovative and creative partnerships, both local and national. The VP of Child & Family Services sets and provides fiscal management of the Child & Family budget, participates in development activities and has a demonstrated record of successful grant writing. The VP of Child & Family Services is a member of the Executive Management team, addressing opportunities and managing risk in partnership with executive team members. In collaboration with information systems, the VP of Child & Family Services is involved in the evaluation of all services offered within Child & Family, both clinic and community-based. This person is responsible for the supervision of all Child and Family programs including administrative, health promotion, well-being, prevention, early intervention and treatment services. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Maintain and enhance a strengths-based, person-centered, trauma-informed culture within Child & Family Services Develop, provide oversight and monitor all of Child & Family’s programs which serve the diverse population of Denver and surrounding communities as applicable. Design, recommend and implement new and expanded programs, projects and strategiesobjectives of each program within the Department. for the Department and align resources. Facilitates the implementation of goals and Coordinate Child & Family Services with other clinical areas of MHCD and community partners and stakeholders. Supervise and support as indicated Child & Family Directors and Program Managers including hiring, training, motivating, evaluating, coaching, and taking disciplinary action when appropriate. Support and motivate the Department’s staff. Provide inspirational leadership and direction to ensure the continued development and management of a professional and efficient Department. Comply with and enforce all State and Federal laws, regulations, and MHCD policies and procedures, including but not limited to supporting the organization’s efforts relating to equal opportunity employment. Develop, administer, and adhere to the program’s budget. Ensure continuous quality improvement in services and records. Ensure compliance with Personnel Guidelines and Procedures. Responsible for developing and maintaining a positive and an effective employee relations environment in the department. Responsible for encouraging the coaching, growth and development of supervisors and staff. Oversee all hiring, coaching, disciplinary actions taken by supervisors. Participate in grant proposals for the program and generate revenue from both public and private sources. Provide linkage to the Office of Behavioral Health and other community mental health centers statewide as needed and indicated. Perform other related duties as assigned by the COO and CEO. EDUCATION: A qualified mental health professional must be licensed in the state of Colorado as a psychologist, clinical social worker, professional counselor, or registered nurse. Minimum of Master’s degree, and PhD or LCSW preferred. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of five (5) years of experience in clinical delivery of services. A minimum 4 years of supervisory and management responsibilities with a staff of at least 25 people. Five years’ experience in budget development, grant writing, and program development. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Ability to set direction, lead, attain goals, get results Demonstrated ability to supervise an experienced multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural staff. In-depth knowledge of methods of psychotherapy and available community resources. Understanding of resiliency and recovery from mental illness, treatment approaches and techniques, and innovative practices. Utilize and interpret data to inform strategies. Ability to work well with a variety of people, write and communicate effectively. Effective management and conflict resolution skills. Must be computer literate. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care, principles and practices. Bilingual skills are a plus. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly supervise Child & Family Directors and Program Managers. May supervise executive assistants or other personnel as needed. MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computers (including laptop & remote access), calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. Required manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, calculators, the telephone, and other office and/or clerical equipment. Typical Mental Demands: Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, prepare written materials and articulate goals and action plans. Must understand people from all walks of life and be able to communicate effectively with them. WORKING CONDITIONS: This leadership position requires occasional evening and/or weekend hours.
Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO, USA
POSITION SUMMARY: Facilitate and work with consumers on a variety of activities of daily living (ADLs) needed for consumers to become more self-sufficient and move toward recovery. Additionally, you will facilitate group therapy, manage intakes/discharges, monitor medications, create a safe environment for the consumers, help coordinate treatment, and advocate for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Responsible for direct service care to consumers as part of a multi-disciplinary team. STARTING RANGE: $15.51/hr. - $18.60/hr. (Bachelor degree or higher) ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide individual psychotherapy with consumers to provide support and insight. Facilitate group therapy sessions within the house. Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD. Assess consumers throughout the workday, and provide appropriate interventions. Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living (ADLs) - teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning, etc. As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care. Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house. Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. Document all significant consumer interactions toward recovery and continuity of care. Complete necessary clinical documentation, such as the daily log, consumer record, and medication records. Respond to consumer and building emergencies, and facilitate appropriate interventions. In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed. Advocate for acceptance and integration of individuals with mental illness within the neighborhood and community in which they live. Required to attend scheduled team meetings. Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field. CERTIFICATIONS:QMAP (Qualified Medication Administration Person) CPR & First Aid Physical and TB required. (must be completed prior to hire, and maintained during employment) EXPERIENCE: Two years of mental health experience or in related field preferred. Must be 21 yrs. of age to apply. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:Excellent communication, organizational, and clinical skills:Must be able to multi-task and prioritize. Attention to detail in regard to clinical information. Must have a clear understanding of personal boundaries and be confident and self-assured in a variety of situations. Have the ability to de-escalate tense situations, and remain calm. Possess a high level of energy, with a positive and creative attitude. Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computer, telephone, facsimile, and other machines found in a residential facility. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting. Must be able to perform a variety of household tasks, climb stairs, move throughout the house, and quickly respond to emergencies. May require lifting 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Must meet qualifications under Chapter 7 of the Residential Care Facilities - Mentally Ill requirements. Shift work and/or weekend work is required. Certain programs may require a Class “S” driver’s license.