Part-Time Bachelor Level Mental Health Counselor - Crisis Response Team

*** $500.00 Sign on Bonus Available ***

Job Details:
Job Title: Mental Health Counselor  
Employment Status: Part-Time  
Location: Greeley, CO 
Position#: 2497
Wage Range: $21.01/hr. - $29.46/hr.

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:
 Our Crisis Response Team provides quality care and assessments to individuals and families who need crisis intervention. This specially trained staff oversees emergency walk-in services and crisis calls for the Weld County area and after-hours emergency on-call services for a 12-country Northeast Colorado region. Clients can expect to have a thorough assessment of their needs and situation upon contacting our staff who assist in determining what level of care would most benefit the individual in the least restrictive setting. CRT also provides intensive care coordination for Weld County clients and discharge planning for clients stepping down from higher levels and integrating back into our communities.

Position Summary:
With a Customer First and Compassionate approach, Mental Health Counselors will:

  • Provide person-centered assessment, goal planning, and treatment for mental health 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.
  • 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 crisis situations with clients. Provide crisis intervention via telephone or face-to-face in a variety of settings that may include crisis, walk 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.
  • Perform case management services as needed to assist clients to meet their goals as stated in their service and/or treatment plans. Refer clients to internal and external support services such as vocational, medical, social services, and housing authority as well as residential, respite, and inpatient services.

Education Requirements: 

  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling is REQUIRED.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Driver's License and driving record that meets agency insurability requirements is REQUIRED.

Nice to Have: Monetary Incentive Available: 

  • Bilingual Spanish speaking PREFERRED. 

Experience:

  • No experience required
  • Experience working with individuals with mental health disorder challenges is highly DESIRED.
  • Experience in coordinating behavioral 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 and Group 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.