Bilingual Behavioral Health Provider / Instructor Series (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical...

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

College of Nursing - Sheridan Health Services - Southwest Denver

Bilingual Behavioral Health Provider / Instructor / Senior Instructor (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track

Position #00683129 – Requisition #26305

 

 

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

    Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

College of Nursing has openings for a full-time (1.00 FTE) Bilingual Behavioral Health Counselor / Instructor/Senior Instructor (open rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track within its federally qualified community health center, Sheridan Health Services (SHS), located in southwest Denver, CO (zip code: 80236). 

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit www.cuanschutz.edu.

Nature of Work:

The University of Colorado, College of Nursing, is seeking a Bilingual Behavioral Health Counselor for full time, (1.0 FTE) benefits-eligible position at the Sheridan Health Services (SHS) Family Health Clinic, a Federally Qualified Health Center located in southwest Denver, CO (zip code: 80236). This position is clinic-based as a mental health provider and includes an Instructor or Senior Instructor (open rank) level, non-tenure clinical practice track appointment within the College of Nursing. 

Clinic Description:

Sheridan Health Services is a multi-site, nurse-managed federally qualified community health center, funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of Primary Healthcare; and is a collaborative effort between the College of Nursing and the Sheridan School District. There are now 52 employees at two convenient locations to serve community health needs primarily for residents of Arapahoe, Denver and Jefferson counties.  A Youth Health Clinic is located in the Sheridan School District Administration building. The Family Health Clinic is located in southwest Denver on the Fort Logan campus and provides services to adults and children, 65% of whom identify at Latinx, and 42% of whom are best served in another language, with Spanish being the predominant second language.  Services offered include primary care across the lifespan; prenatal and postpartum, gynecology, dentistry, pharmacy, behavioral health, and outpatient substance abuse treatment.  Sheridan Health Services is a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and as such, we uphold a model of care that places the patient at the center, incorporating the values and beliefs of the patient in all decision-making. We extend the reach of the clinic through public health outreach where nursing students provide community outreach, health education, and home visitation services.  https://nursing.cuanschutz.edu/patient-care/sheridan-health-services

Examples of Work Performed:

    Provide general outpatient behavioral health treatment via individual, group and family therapy, case management, crisis management, skill building, and psycho-education to Adults, children and/or adolescents. Provide case management and care coordination with providers of service including but not limited to primary care providers, school personnel, family members, and other mental health and community partners.Evaluate crisis situations and take appropriate action to ensure client safety and the safety of all clinic users.Participate in scheduled behavioral health team meetings, interdisciplinary work groups, monthly staff meetings, and other required meetings.Complete all required clinical and administrative documentation to accepted standards of practice, accurately, legibly, and by established timelines on electronic health record system and paper as needed.Utilize best practices and provide all treatment within appropriate limits. Complete and follow through with financial and clinical information necessary to ensure reimbursement for provided services. Demonstrate high quality customer service focus, good communication and professionalism with clinic users, co-workers and representatives from outside agencies and to enhance community relationships.Perform other duties as determined by the Behavioral Health Clinical Lead, Behavioral Health Director or Executive Director.
  • Complete necessary documentation according to established documentation timelines and in adherence with payor source(s) standards
Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary range for each position has been established at:

$45,000 annually at Instructor of Clinical Practice, unlicensed

$60,000 - $65,000 annually at Instructor of Clinical Practice, licensed

$65,000 - $70,000 annually at Sr. Instructor of Clinical Practice

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

 Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits

Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

Diversity and Equity:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected].

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, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Instructor (Unlicensed):

    Master’s degree in social work, counseling or closely related field.Completion of approximately 2,700 hours of post-degree work experience and participation in at least 65 hours of clinical supervision:Have current licensure in good standing (any state), or have completed the number of hours mentioned above.  Can be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies. Must have current active CO licensures within 6 months of hire.
Instructor (Licensed):

    Master’s degree in social work, counseling or closely related field.Current licensure as Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, or similar:Have current licensure in good standing (any state), or have completed the number of hours mentioned above.  Can be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies. Must have current active CO licensures within 6 months of hire.
Senior Instructor:

    Master’s degree in social work, counseling or closely related field.Current licensure as Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, or similar.  Current licensure in good standing (any state).  Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies.  Must have CO licensures by date of hire.
Demonstrated leadership in area of practice.Demonstrated experience collaborating with academic colleagues and students in practice activities.Preferred Qualifications:

    Experience providing behavioral health services in a primary care setting, using brief treatment modalities with an emphasis on time effective, recovery oriented, evidenced-based treatment. Experience with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, SUD subspecialty certification, and/or Certified Addiction Technician/Specialist certification.Experience working with population-based outcomes.Experience with care delivery that incorporates a social justice perspective around the intersectionality of racism, classism, LGBTQ issues, and other forms of oppression.Experience with prevention and early intervention approaches utilizing trauma informed care
Conditions of Employment:

  • Experience utilizing bilingual (Spanish/English) at a conversational level in a clinical setting
  • Must be willing and able to obtain Colorado licenses within six months of hire
  • Must be willing and able to obtain valid NPI number by date of hire
  • Must be willing and able to complete CAQH by date of hire
  • Must be willing and able to obtain current BLS/CPR certification within one month of hire.
  • Must be willing and able to actively participate in health plan contracts
  • Must be willing and able to remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialing materials are current
  • Must be willing and able to ensure strict compliance with University and professional policies/procedures
  • Must be willing and able to work in a normal patient care environment with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious diseases.
  • Must be willing and able to work weekends as required
Competencies:

  • Ability to use computer and clinic software, and to document in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) with thoroughness and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population of staff, faculty, community members, and clients.
  • Expertise in clinical assessment and therapeutic interventions with children and youth, families, and groups.     
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of primary care-behavioral health integrated programs, including fundamental elements of co-located and/or fully integrated services.
  • Ability to effectively utilize computer and electronic medical record.
  • Ability to maintain standard caseload of patients


Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jun 8, 2022
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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