Mental Health Clinician – Adult and Juvenile Outpatient/ DHS Liaison

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Job Details:
Position Title: Mental Health Clinician – Adult and Juvenile Outpatient/ DHS Liaison   
Employment Status: Full-Time
Location: Greeley, CO 
Position #: 3239
Salary Range: Unlicensed: $48,500.00/yr. - $68,018.00/yr. | Licensed: $56,900.00/yr. - $85,366.00/yr.

The base compensation represents the entry point of the salary range. Salary Placements will vary and may be above the starting wage based on factors including but not limited to location, experience, education, and licensure. Salary placements generally occur between the starting and midpoint of the salary range. 

Our Vision - Where Hope Begins and Change is Possible

Program:
The DHS Liaison Program is a co-located service between two agencies: the Weld County Department of Humans Services and North Range Behavioral Health. On the North Range side, this position will be housed at the Adult Outpatient Program (AOP) which is a fully integrated team with professionals from both the mental health and substance abuse fields, who are cross trained in assessing and treating both voluntary and mandated clients via individual, group, case management, and couple's treatment Additionally, this position will also be embedded in and associated with the Child Welfare Division of the local Department of Human Services. 

Position Summary:
With a Customer First and Compassionate approach, Mental Health Clinician's will:

  • Provide person-centered assessment, goal planning, and treatment for mental health and/or substance use issues. 
  • Provide screening, intakes, and assessment of clients utilizing required instruments and formats within appropriate timelines.
  • Develop strength-based written treatment plans/updates and continuing care plans and make appropriate referrals. Complete written discharge summaries and correspondence within established timelines.
  • Observe clients in a variety of situations. Assess diagnosis and mental status of clients, evaluate the current level of functioning, and develop and implement treatment/service plans to address clients' needs.
  • Intervene and de-escalate crises with clients. Provide crisis intervention via telephone or face-to-face in several settings that may include crisis walk-in services, mobile on-site services, residential settings, etc. Assess the risk of harm to self or others and arrange needed resources. 
  • Collaborate with other clinicians, law enforcement, external providers, and psychiatrists to provide services to clients. Maintain close and cooperative relationships with community agencies and other public agencies in carrying out treatment/service plans.
  • Assist individuals in improving their well-being and quality of life by training in behavioral skills; educate clients to make informed choices; develop clients' coping skills; help clients to problem solve and negotiate tasks of daily living.

Education Requirements: 

  • A Master's degree in psychology, social work, or other behavioral health disciplines from an accredited college or university is required. 

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Driver's License 

Nice to Have: Monetary Incentive Available: 

  • Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred 
  • Certified Addiction credentials preferred

Experience:

  • 1-2 years' experience required, experience in SUD preferred
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Child Welfare clients and system preferred.
  • Experience in coordinating behavioral health intervention plans and services with other agencies preferred.
  • Ability to become credentialed with various health insurance companies if licensed.

Additional Eligibility requirements, as required by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE):

  • Annual Flu Vaccine
  • COVID-19 Vaccine
  • Annual TB testing may be required

Benefits and Perks:

This position may be eligible for the Loan Repayment Program through our partnership with the Colorado Health Services Corps (CHSC), National Health Service Corps (NHSC), or the National Health Service Corps Star Program. Additionally, we provide a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Collaborative and Compassionate team culture
  • Competitive compensation structure
  • Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Basic Life and AD&D insurance, Professional Liability/Malpractice Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts
  • Excellent Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Leave Bank hours
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programs
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer contribution
  • Supervision Hours 
  • Professional Development Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Recognition Program 
  • Discounts at participating community and national vendors

North Range Behavioral Health is among the largest employers in Weld County. Our team members are supported and encouraged, and we strongly believe in the importance of a healthy work/life balance. Our employees are provided cutting-edge tools training, and thoughtful supervision in professional development. We thrive on hearing from our employees and encourage the sharing of ideas. 

North Range Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.