Veterans Primary Therapist

Jefferson Center For Mental Health Wheat Ridge , CO 80034

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview

BONUS OPPORTUNITY ELIGIBLE

At Jefferson Center, it is our policy and our mission to be inclusive and mindful of the diversity of everyone who comes through our doors. We are passionate about building a community where mental health matters and equitable care is accessible to all races, ethnicities, abilities, socioeconomic statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender expressions, religions, cultures, and languages.

Jefferson Center is looking to fill their Veteran and Military Family Clinician role at their Wheat Ridge, Colorado location. The Veteran and Military Family Clinician is an important role within Jefferson Center that focuses on the mental health needs of veterans and their families within the military community.

Jefferson Center is looking for someone who exhibits leadership, enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility and the spirit of cooperation in the work environment. Can multi-task, work independently, problem-solve and remain positive while working both independently and with a team. The Veteran and Military Family Clinician should have strong writing, editing and verbal communication skills. Customer service skills and meet deadlines.

Carry a clinical caseload of veteran and military family clients. Provide trauma-informed individual and group mental health treatment to adults, children, youth, and families. Foster relationships and partnerships within the military community that are beneficial to the program. Provide intermittent crisis intervention and suicide prevention care. Conduct occasional outreach and education to the military community, general community, and Jefferson Center staff regarding Veteran Services and mental health issues.

Please note this is a grant funded position with an anticipated start date of 10/8/2022

Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  • Provides individual and group mental health treatment to adults, children, youth, and families.

  • Experience with TF-CBT, CPT, EMDR, CAMS is preferred but not required

  • Consistently utilizes PCOMS and trauma screening and assessments

  • Conducts community assessment of veterans and military families to determine their mental health needs, as well as access existing resources in the community.

  • Builds and fosters community relationships with the military community to include active duty, National Guard and Reserves; Veteran Service Organizations, family readiness groups, chaplains, Tri-Care primary care medical providers, higher education veteran organizations, Red Rocks Community College, local police jurisdictions, Yellow Ribbon event coordinators and community veteran focused organizations.

  • Conducts occasional outreach and education to the military community, general community, and Jefferson Center staff regarding Veteran Services and mental health issues.

  • Works cooperatively with other community agencies, as appropriate, and in agreement with supervisor. Volunteers to work on Center committees and/or task forces.

  • May participate as an expert in the Trauma Informed Care and Zero Suicide Core Implementation Teams.

  • Exhibits leadership, enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility and the spirit of cooperation in the work environment.

  • Attends mandatory in-services, compliance with individualized training plan.

  • Participates in supervision by coming prepared with an agenda. Reports high risk/problem cases, and utilizes a problem solving approach as well as feedback. Attends supervision at times and intervals agreed upon with supervisor.

  • Maintains effective and trauma-informed interpersonal relations with consumers, peers, subordinates, upper management, visitors and the general public.

  • Effectively responds to client needs and problems, initiates and maintains positive interactions, timely response to phone calls, email and other requests.

  • Ensures that fee collections meet the team goal as determined by Network Director.

Other Duties:

  • As assigned.

Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Qualifications

Relevant Education:

  • Master's degree (from an accredited University/College) in related field required.
  • LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or comparable state of Colorado license preferred.
  • CAC preferred.

Required Work Experience:

  • Two or more years related experience and/or training in trauma informed clinical practices required.

Technical Skills and Knowledge:

  • Prior military service is strongly preferred, or in-depth knowledge of military culture.

  • Strong writing, editing and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent customer service skills needed in interactions with the military community and within the organization of Jefferson Center

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, manage workflow, and meet deadlines

  • Ability to work both independently, and as part of a team

  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm for the work

  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point

Salary & Benefits

Grade 51-Master's Unlicensed Clinician

  • $46,400 to $58,900
  • *Salary is determined based on years of total relevant experience.
  • *Salary is based on 1.0 FTE (full time equivalent) or 40 hours per week. Less than 40 hours/week will be prorated and adjusted to the appropriate FTE.

Grade 52-Licensed Clinician (LCSW, LMFT, LPC)

  • $55,600 to $70,900
  • *Salary is determined based on years of total relevant experience.
  • *Salary is based on 1.0 FTE (full time equivalent) or 40 hours per week. Less than 40 hours/week will be prorated and adjusted to the appropriate FTE.

BONUS OPPORTUNITY!! Three phase bonus paid out using the following schedule. Based on full time (40 hours/week). Prorate if less than 40 hours/week. Must work a minimum of 20 hours/week to be eligible for bonus.

Masters (Unlicensed)

LMFT/LPC

LCSW

$1,000 1 month anniversary

$1,000 1 year anniversary

($2,000 Total)

$1,000 1 month anniversary

$1,000 6 month anniversary

$1,000 1 year anniversary

($3,000 Total)

$2,000 1 month anniversary

$1,000 6 month anniversary

$1,000 1 year anniversary

($4,000 Total)

Benefits Include:

  • Flexible work schedule and remote work options (Jefferson Center will offer relocation assistance, up to $1,500, to out of state candidates willing to relocate to Colorado. Please contact Recruiting for more information.)

  • Medical (Kaiser or Cigna), Delta Dental, and EyeMed Vision insurance plans

  • Life, LTD/STD, and malpractice insurance paid by Jefferson Center

  • 401(k) plan with matching employer contribution and 403(b) option

  • 15% Wellness Discount on medical insurance plans for participating employees

  • 1 Paid Wellness Hour per week (based on FTE)

  • Health Insurance Reimbursement up to $125 per month

  • Generous Paid Time Off plus 13 paid holidays per year

  • Employees with 1 year of service are eligible for Supplemental Parental Leave up to 60 hours (based on FTE)

  • Extended Paid Bereavement Leave up to 20 days

  • Trauma Informed Care Leave

  • Tuition Reimbursement after one year of employment

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness and Colorado Health Services Corps loan repayment plan options for participating employees.

Important Announcements

COVID-19 Vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption is required for employment with Jefferson Center for Mental Health. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated (Received final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen) and provide proof, or have an approved medical or religious exemption, prior to their first day of employment. Information on how to request an exemption will be provided at the time of offer.


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