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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine/Addiction Research and Treatment Services

Working ORP Retiree

Position #00669197

This position is internal to University of Colorado ORP Retirees.

This is a temporary position, not to exceed nine months

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

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:



Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:
    Anschutz Campus – Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons. Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons. Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons.

The University of Colorado Denver l 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.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Examples of Work Performed:

The Reflections for Women program is a substance abuse treatment facility for women, pregnant women and/or women with infants. This position exists to act as a line staff with duties including but not limited to;
    Observe, monitor Urinalysis drug screens Intervene in and record client behavior and activity to ensure compliance with program structure May assist in the co-facilitation of groups or may assist counselors when counseling staff are out if they are a CAC II or higher Ensure safety of staff and clients Perform all necessary paperwork and record keeping per agency, OBH, Signal, and all other regulatory agencies standards Perform filing into paper charts; scan documents into the electronic records, and assist in monitoring/completing various standards to assure agency standard compliance. Observe and document medication for clients Perform routine inspections of residential premises both inside and out, including client room and bed checks Perform contraband searches, fire drills and safety inspections Identify and respond to crisis and notify immediate supervisor/work leader of any unusual circumstances such as suicidal client, unauthorized client absence, and violation of program rules Transport clients off site to as needed Attend staff meetings and individual and/or group supervision, and trainings; and perform other duties as assigned or required.

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


*Experience working in a substance abuse treatment environment with a focus on women's issues (i.e. trauma ; domestic violence; mental health treatment; parenting and child development ;barriers women experience in treatment such as childcare, employment, finding a job that pays enough to support their family ; etc .)

*Experience documenting behaviors according to established policies and procedures

*Experience observing, monitoring and/or intervening in drug/alcohol treatment

*Experience providing group and individualized clinical care for adult clients


*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.

*Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and ability to learn software programs

*Experience using an Electronic Health Record

*Ability to establish boundaries with clients

*Ability to manage difficult behaviors

*Ability to track client progress through the development and updates of treatment plans

*Ability to deliver individual and group counseling services

*Ability to apply ethical guidelines of profession

*Ability to be nonjudgmental and respectful of others beliefs, values, and culture

Salary and Benefits:

The hourly rate for this position is $20/hour.

The above salary rate 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.


Total Compensation Calculator:

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.

Application Deadline:

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications:
    High School Diploma or GED One year of experience appropriate to the assignment Must presently be certified as a Certified Addiction Counselor Level II in the State of Colorado.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Conditions of Employment
    Must agree to fingerprinting and criminal background check . Required background checks include a review with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Subject to pre-employment, post-accident or incident or reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing per UCD Addiction Research and Treatment Services Department Policies. Individuals in recovery from substance abuse must have one year abstinence from alcohol and drug problems. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Colorado Driver's License or be able to obtain a valid State of Colorado driver's license within 30 days of hire
Application Materials Required: Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions: To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) Questions should be directed to Sharon Hawkins at [email protected]

Job Category: Professional Support Services

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 20280 - SOM-PSYCH-ARTS SP/G

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Nov 28, 2022

Unposting Date: Dec 3, 2022, 10:59:00 PM Posting Contact Name: Sharon Hawkins Posting Contact Email: [email protected] Position Number: 00669197

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