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Vice President of Rehabilitation in Denver, CO at Mental Health Center of Denver

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for overseeing the planning, development, implementation of psychiatric rehabilitation services delivered to individuals Mental Health Center of Denver serves. Ensure provision of high-quality services and efficient and effective internal processes and communication. Coordinate service delivery with clinical areas and work collaboratively with other community agencies and provider organizations. Support the organization’s mission, vision, values and short and long-range goals as member of Executive Management Team. Provide vision, set goals, and lead all aspects of the psychiatric rehabilitation program.


  1. Develop and oversee the psychiatric rehabilitation program service delivery for the diverse population of Denver insuring on-going effective community based programs.
  2. Lead and participate in completing grant proposals for the program, generating revenue from private sources.
  3. Initiate collaboration with funders, stakeholders, employers and community agencies to provide opportunities to maximize services to psychiatric rehabilitation program participants. Lead and participate in completing grant proposals for the program, generating revenue from private sources.
  4. Analyze and assess program effectiveness, set vision and provide supportive and innovative recommendations to improve efficiency and support compliance.
  5. Promote program self-sufficiency through planning, innovation, evidenced-based practices and operational efficiencies.
  6. Responsible for developing and maintaining a trauma informed environment of wellbeing in the department.
  7. Participate in the development of the organization’s plans and programs as a strategic partner with emphasis on supporting positive impact for program participants.
  8. Coordinate the program’s services with other clinical areas of Mental Health Center of Denver and community partners.
  9. Directly supervise psychiatric rehabilitation program managers with duties to include hiring, training, motivating, evaluating, coaching, and providing accountability measures. Support supervisors in promoting the growth and development of their staff members.
  10. Collaborate in supervisory processes taken by supervisors.
  11. Comply with organizational policies and procedures and Mental Health Center of Denver’s commitment to equal opportunity employment.
  12. Ensure compliance to organization policies, state and federal rules and regulations governing mental health services and centers.
  13. Act as liaison with other agencies and organizations providing services to people the psychiatric rehabilitation program serves.
  14. Lead and participate in completing grant proposals for the program, generating revenue from private sources.
  15. Provide indirect supervision of Skills Training and Job Placement/Retention processes.
  16. Provide linkage to Office of Behavioral Health and other community mental health centers statewide as needed.
  17. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: Master’s Degree required.  LCSW, LPC, or Licensed Psychologist with psychiatric rehabilitation experience encouraged to apply.

CERTIFICATION: Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in human services and community-based organizations that promote successive employment and address barriers, i.e., transitional housing, substance use, health, etc. Minimum of three (3) years in executive-level position with demonstrated budgeting development, grant writing/administration and psychiatric rehabilitation program development.


  • Demonstrate ability to supervise an experienced multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural staff.
  • Manage Vision and Purpose, using the organization’s vision to inspire and motivate
  • Ability to complete multiple projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse populations
  • Good reasoning and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong communications skills, including a proven ability to successfully manage interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to establish credibility and maintain confidentiality
  • Resourceful and well organized.
  • Computer proficient using Microsoft Office products and a variety of other data bases.
  • Knowledge of current, relevant laws and regulations governing employment
  • Active listener, possessing outstanding speaking, writing, and presentation skills

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct or indirect supervision of all psychiatric rehabilitation staff. Directly supervising program managers and director level staff.

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.

WORKING CONDITIONS: May require occasional evening or weekend hour


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