Mental Health Clinician - Early Childhood Mental Health

*** $2,000.00 Sign-On Bonus Available***

Job Details:
Position Title: Mental Health Clinician -Early Childhood Mental Health
Employment Status: Full Time 
Location: Fort Lupton and Frederick, CO
Position #: 3172
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 wage and the midpoint of the salary range. 

Our Vision - Where Hope Begins and Change is Possible

Program:
Early Childhood Mental Health (ECMH) services include both community-based and office-based supports and are focused on children from birth to eight years of age and maternal mental health. The ECMH Clinical team provides a two-generation approach that engages the child and caregivers in the intervention. The ECMH teams promote the wellness of young children, families, and caregivers by addressing the physical, emotional, social, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of development. Integrated behavioral health and primary care approaches, as well as work within education, human services, childcare, and other settings, are utilized.

Position Summary:
With a Customer First and Compassionate approach, Clinicians will:

  • Embrace the North Range Behavioral Health Mission Statement - Provide compassionate, comprehensive care for people who face mental health and addiction challenges.
  • Provide screening, intakes, and assessment of clients utilizing required instruments and formats within appropriate timelines.
  • Develop strength-based written treatments plans/updates and continuing care plans and make appropriated referrals. Complete written discharge summaries and correspondences within established timelines.
  • Observe clients in a variety of situations. Assess diagnosis and mental statues of clients, evaluate current level of functioning, and develop and implement treatment/service plan to address clients' needs.
  • 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.
  • Collaborate continuously with assigned clients to devise safety planning's, provide symptom management, identify support systems, reduce, and mitigate risk factors. May deliver services to clients in their homes of other settings in the community.
  • Advocate for clients in many different forums including at the federal, state, and local court systems, with family, and/or school system.

Education Requirements:

  • 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 and driving record that meets agency insurability requirements as set forth for someone that must transport clients.
  • Infant Mental Health Endorsement is desirable or must be able to complete within three years.

Experience:

  • Experience providing therapeutic intervention with families and young children preferred.
  • Experience or exposure to evidence-based interventions and practices with young children preferred.
  • Experience or exposure to reflective practices focused on responsive relationships preferred.
  • Experience in coordinating mental health intervention plans and services with other agencies preferred.

Nice to Have, Monetary Incentives Available:

  • Bilingual Spanish speaking DESIRED
  • Colorado Clinical licensure in an appropriate discipline (LPC, LCSW, LMFT) HIGHLY DESIRED

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

  • Annual Flu Vaccine
  • COVID-19 Vaccine (Exemptions available upon hire, according to company policy)
  • Annual TB testing 

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 and Group 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.