Mental Health Clinician, Crisis - Co- Responder

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

*** $5,000.00 per year add on pay Available ***

Job Details:
Position Title: Mental Health Clinician - Crisis, Co-Responder
Employment Status: Full Time
Location: Greeley, CO
Position #: 2968
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 range. Actual salaries 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:
North Range Behavioral Health and multiple Police Departments within Weld County have partnered together to create the Co-Responder program. This collaborative team will align and embed behavioral health staff to each respective police department, allowing for a behavioral health specialist to respond on the scene in the community with public safety officers. A full-time Mental Health Clinician is assigned to the team and scheduled in identified peak times for behavioral health calls. Be a part of our Mission - provide compassionate, comprehensive care for people who face mental health and addiction challenges.

Position Summary:
With a Customer First and Compassionate approach, Co-Responders will:

  • Observe clients in several situations. Assess diagnosis and mental status of clients, evaluate the current level of functioning, and develop and implement treatment/service plan to address client's 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 continuously 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. 
  • Provide person-centered assessment, goal planning, and treatment for mental health and/or substance use issues. Provide screening, intakes, and assessments of clients utilizing required instruments and formats within appropriate timelines. 
  • Collaborate continuously with assigned clients to devise safety planning, provide symptom management, identify support systems, reduce and mitigate risk factors. May deliver services to clients in their homes or other settings in the community. 

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:

  • A valid driver's license and driving record that meets the North Range Behavioral Health insurability requirements. 
  • Meet the minimum requirements of applicable federal, state, and organization background checks including, the Criminal Justice Information Sector.

Nice to Have, Monetary Incentives Available:

  • Colorado clinical licensure in the appropriate discipline (LAC, LPC, LCSW, LMFT).
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred

Experience:

  • No experience is required, although experience in coordinating mental health intervention plans and services with other agencies is preferred.

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

  • Annual Flu Vaccine
  • COVID-19 Vaccine
  • 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 
  • 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. We provide our employees with 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.