Haven Mother's House Manager

Job description

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine-Department of Psychiatry/ARTS - The Haven

Haven Mother's House Manager

Position #217341 - Requisition NUMBER 13099

Jobs in this career family are responsible for performing a wide range of professional duties to support the university's teaching, research and/or service missions through the provision of health and wellness services, dealing with general, indirect patient care operations and management of healthcare services. Functions include hospital administration, healthcare regulatory compliance, patient relations, operational services, admissions, and medical records. Includes professional assignments in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, counseling and behavioral health, public health, dietetics and nutrition, other allied health fields, alternative medicine and therapies, and related disciplines.

Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operation of functional work units, including the Development and implementation of processes consistent with college, school or departmental strategies and processes and the supervision of professional and support staff.

This position oversees the operations and clinical functions of the Haven Mother's House, a 16 bed Modified Therapeutic Community. The Haven Mother's House is a Special Connections provider and offers long-term residential treatment for pregnant women and women with infant children who have substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders. The Haven Mother's House is the only substance use disorder facility in the state of Colorado that provides services to pregnant women involved in the criminal justice system. Women with infant children 9 months of age or younger may bring their children into the program to reside with them; similarly, pregnant women give birth to their babies while in treatment, assuring a safe delivery and healthy infant.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • This position is charged with providing quality, gender responsive services to women and their children and needs to be well versed in women's treatment issues and child development
  • The position assures that the program is in compliance with all referral and oversight agency guidelines including compliance with Medicaid, Office of Behavioral Health, and Department of Criminal Justice standards.
  • The position must be able to work with a wide variety of referral sources including a criminal justice population as well as a self-referred population.
  • This position is responsible for managing the day to day program as well as applying critical thinking to develop programming that best meets the needs of pregnant and parenting women.
  • This position will also respond to crisis situations and be on call to provide direction to staff.
The position requires extensive, diverse and progressively responsible experience at the management level, including direct responsibility for the supervision of multiple staff members, assistance with the development of clinical programming, overseeing adherence to clinical standards and oversight agency standards, and working knowledge of women's treatment issues including infant care and development.

Note: This position is required to respond after hours during emergencies and may be required to report to work for regular assigned shits during emergency campus closures.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is $60,514 and is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. To ensure ARTS program integrity, prospective employees may be required to submit to pre-employment urine testing.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • A bachelor's degree in, human services, psychology, counseling, social work, or a directly related field from an accredited institution
  • Two years of experience providing clinical supervision and management of a substance use disorder program.


  • A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Must possess a CAC III. LAC may substitute for the CAC III certification
  • Must possess and maintain a valid State of Colorado Driver's License as this position may be called upon to assist in the transportation of clients to court, DHS, or medical appointments, and program outings.
  • Must agree to fingerprinting and criminal background check. Required background checks include a review with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) AND the Central Registry of Child Protection (Trails).
  • Subject to, post-accident, or incident or reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing per UCD Addiction Research and Treatment Services Department Policies .
  • To ensure ARTS program integrity, prospective employees may be required to submit to pre-employment urine testing.
  • In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), ARTS cannot employ individuals (who may have contact with residents) who have (1) engaged in sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other Institution (as defined in 42 U.S. C. § 1997); (2) been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or (3) been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in (1-3) of this section. Material omissions regarding such misconduct, or the provision of materially false information, shall be grounds for termination.

Preferred Qualifications.
  • Master of social work, psychology, counseling, human services, or related field
  • Licensed Addiction Counselor
  • Experience working with a female substance dependent and co-occurring population with the ability to modify treatment to assure gender responsive care. Knowledge of child development as well as the ability to identify social and emotional health needs of the parent child dyad.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Experience in child social and emotional development
  • Must be able to use Microsoft software e.g.: Word, Excel, Access

*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter/letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2) A current resume/CV. 3) List of 3-5 professional references. 4) Additional attachment-transcript, diploma, or certificate. Questions should be directed to Sharon Hawkins at [email protected]

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Category: Health Care

Primary Location: Denver

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20280 - SOM-PSYCH-ARTS SP/G

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 30, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Sharon Hawkins

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00217341





Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 3/31/2018
Application Due: 5/2/2018
Work Type: