PRN - Mental Health Clinician - Acute Treatment Unit

Job Details:
Position Title: Mental Health Clinician - Acute Treatment Unit
Employment Status: PRN
Location: Greeley, Co
Position #: 632
Salary Range: Unlicensed: $23.32/hr. - $32.70/hr. | Licensed: $27.36/hr. - $41.01/hr. 20% Add-on Pay 

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, licensure, and performance. Salary Placements generally occur between the starting and midpoint range. 

North Range Behavioral Health is approved as a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the "Gold Standard" in the delivery of behavioral health and recovery services.

Our Vision - Where Hope Begins and Change is Possible

Crisis Stabilization Services (CSS) Acute Treatment Unit provides support for experiencing a wide variety of behavioral health crisis. ATU offers a safe, therapeutic environment of stabilization for individuals on both a voluntary and non-voluntary status.

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

  • Provide person-centered assessments, 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 current level of functioning, and develop and implement treatment/services plan to address client needs.
  • Intervene and de-escalate crisis situations with clients. Provide crisis intervention via telephone or face-to-face in a variety of settings that may include crisis walk in services, mobile on-site services, residential settings, etc.
  • Assess risk of harm to self or others and arrange needed resources.
  • Collaborate continuously with assigned clients to devise safety planning, provide symptom management, identify support systems, reduces and mitigate risk factors.

Education Requirements:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Driver's License and a driving record that meets agency insurability.

Nice to Have: Monetary Incentive Available

  • Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred


  • No experience required (BUT if you have some, that is GREAT)
  • Experience in coordinating behavioral health intervention plan and services with other agencies 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 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.