Access Clinician (Mental Health Therapist II) – 3 month Contract in Denver, CO at Mental Health Center of Denver

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position summary: This is a full time 3 month contract (Mon – Fri).  Complete Behavioral Health Assessment face to face with the consumer.

Salary Range:
Masters MHT II: $20.22/hr. – $24.28/hr.
LPC/LMFT: $23.49/hr. – $28.17/hr.
LCSW: $24.86/hr. – $29.81/hr.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide Behavior Health Assessment including a provisional diagnosis
  • Complete 30 day treatment plan

Education: Master’s degree in psychology, social work or other related human services degree.

Experience: 1-3 years experience working with severe and persistently mentally ill people. A mental health license LCSW, LPC, LMFT or be eligible for licensure within 3 months preferred.

Skills: Great customer service. A calm and assuring voice on the phone. Knowledge of methods of psychotherapy. Knowledge of community resources. Ability to assess crisis situations on the phone and intervene appropriately. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Familiar with DSM-5. When needed, putting consumers on a 72 hour hold.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Machines and Equipment to be used: Computers, calculators, fax machines, copies, telephone, and a variety of other office and 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.