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Behavioral Health Provider

Hours Per Week: 
40 hours per week (1 FTE); Exempt status
$67,145 to $71,448 per year DOQ
The position will remain open until filled.

Would you like to work on a small, dedicated team that offers support to individuals and families experiencing mental health needs or substance use concerns? Are you seeking autonomy, flexibility, and variety in your clinical work?  The Connections program is seeking a Behavioral Health Provider who is passionate about helping and supporting individuals and families. Join our team and work for an organization that promotes a healthy work-life balance.

For two decades, the Connections program has been highly responsive to meeting community needs, serving all ages regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. Behavioral Health Providers are responsible for providing clinical assessments, brief therapy, care coordination, referrals to outside providers/agencies, and psychoeducation to individuals and families who call in seeking mental health and substance use services.

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree or higher in a behavioral health discipline
  • A minimum of three years clinical experience in a behavioral health setting is required. 
  • A Colorado unrestricted license in a behavioral health profession and/or addiction counseling certification

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides immediate support to individuals and families who don’t know where to turn or how to navigate behavioral health services in the community.
  • Performs initial client intake and assessment to identify the client’s strengths, supports, risks, and needs. 
  • Works with clients (and families) to determine appropriate treatment and support recommendations based off the assessment. 
  • Provides crisis intervention and crisis management to respond to clients in need providing appropriate intervention(s) to help stabilize client. May perform assessment for mental health holds as necessary and facilitate the process of admission to hospital.
  • Provides behavioral health intervention for appropriate clients utilizing a brief therapy and/or solution-focused approach.
  • Provides care coordination to reduce barriers to improve mental, social, family, and physical functioning. May include service-planning, advocacy, research, work with others in client's treatment system, monitoring, follow-up, etc.
  • Provides Disaster Mental Health Response services as necessary.

Why work for us

  • Our mission is to enhance the health of our community by providing behavioral health services that address unmet needs and opportunities in our community.
  • We demonstrate dignity and respect for all people and focus on our employees, clients, and community.
  • Employees are encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge which result in successful performance in their roles/positions.
  • Opportunities for professional development and continuing education.
  • We are committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals.
  • The Health District provides comprehensive benefits, including (100% or prorated portion) of the cost of medical, dental, low-cost vision, 401(a) and optional 457(b) retirement plans, 11 holiday, generous flexible paid time off, and employee wellness and recognition activities.

How to Apply

Provide a cover letter that details your professional experiences and how your qualifications align with this position. 

Submit your cover letter and resume to Attn: Search Coordinator,

Join our organization and help us accomplish our goals and make a meaningful impact in our community!