EMPLOYMENT VALUE PROPOSITION: Mental Health Center of Denver provides you with the support you need to help you develop a career in helping others succeed. We innovate, adapt, and leverage the diverse perspectives of the people on our team and the people we serve in everything we do.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVENESS: The Mental Health Center of Denver values and is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to ending bias and discrimination in our community and ensuring equity within all aspects of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, transfer, or promotion opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
COMMITMENT TO PAY EQUITY: Mental Health Center of Denver is committed to fair and equitable hiring with salaries based on relevant factors, such as work experience, education, and certification/licensure (rather than wage history). Toward the principle of equal pay for equal work, we post and hire within defined hiring salary ranges. We ask all applicants to carefully review the hiring salary range for each posted job opportunity, as we will not hire outside the predetermined range.
Learn what it is like to work at the Mental Health Center of Denver:
STARTING SALARY: $21.08/hr - $25.26/hr
POSITION SUMMARY: Administer, monitor, and report out on assigned special projects within the Rehabilitative Service departments; this may include coordinating grants or contract effort coordination to ensure full performance, proper documentation and evidence-based standards are met. Meet and work with the people we serve by helping to develop and reinforce positive self-worth and dignity. Assist individuals in developing and working towards their recovery goals. Responsible for crisis prevention/de-escalation, as well as modeling and teaching time management, healthy social interactions and culturally competent communication. Develop and maintain community connections and relationships. This includes other teams within MHCD as well as vendors, possible employers and other contacts that may be developed; may serve as a liaison between the organization and other outside organizations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Ensure compliance with MHCD policies, State and other regulatory policies regarding clinical care and documentation.
- Develop work flow, channels of communication and procedures for projects.
- Assist with physical responsibilities of the Adult Resource Center, including loading and unloading truck deliveries and the construction and break down of food bank.
- Assist with the financial planning, budgeting and forecasting needs of the team.
- Coordinate with other rehabilitative services, staff and support, as well as with primary treatment clinicians. Coordinate care between the rehabilitation departments and clinical teams.
- Conduct and support psycho-educational opportunities such as vocational hiring, training, wellness groups, creative activities and other general educational opportunities.
- Plan and facilitate social activities within the community and with the program.
- Complete timely and accurate data, reports, and clinical documentation as required.
- Maintain a trauma informed environment of wellbeing.
- Perform duties as assigned.
Education/ExperIENCE: Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner or willingness to obtain certification within one year.
Vocational Project Coordinator I
- Bachelor degree in rehabilitation or related field; and,
- One year of experience in a vocational rehabilitation setting or experience with specific duties of this position is preferred.
Vocational Project Coordinator II
- Masters degree in vocational rehabilitation or related field; with one year of experience in a vocational rehabilitation setting or experience with specific duties of this position is preferred.
- Or, Bachelors degree in rehabilitation or related field and three years vocational experience, or experience related to specific job duties.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
- Ability to work with individuals with severe and persistent mental illnesses.
- Knowledge of vocational community resources and the local community.
- General knowledge of computer technology.
- Demonstrated ability to work with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Potentially
MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment.