Careers

A career at Mount Saint Vincent begins with the desire to make a difference in this world, one child at a time. Here you learn the value of teamwork, the power of compassion, and how to work with our very special children.

Mount Saint Vincent is a Denver, Colorado-based treatment center for children aged 5 to 12 who face severe behavioral and emotional challenges due to trauma, mental illness, abuse, or neglect. We specialize in delivering behavioral health services to children and their families, helping children reach their full potential within their homes, schools, and communities.

Each day, our staff lives out our mission of strengthening the ability of families and children to emotionally and socially participate in the community, making life better for generations to come. We are committed to providing compassionate care, and we strive to produce positive, life changing results. Our vision is to help families and children experience tangible outcomes so that life becomes better. And our values are reflected in everything we do: embracing excellence, keeping a caring spirit, honoring integrity, stewarding our resources, and creating a joyful workplace with good humor. If our mission, vision and values align with your core beliefs, we encourage you to submit a résumé!

Our hiring managers review all résumés and select those candidates whose skills and experience most closely match the position’s requirements.

If you are selected for an interview, you can expect two to three interviews and two observation visits, an extensive background check, and review of physical requirements.

If you are hired, you will enjoy a generous benefits package, which may include:

  • Insurance: medical, dental, life, prescription drug, and disability
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement saving plan
  • Tuition assistance
  • Referral bonuses

Mount Saint Vincent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or national origin. Mount Saint Vincent is a member of Employers For National Service. We encourage AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni to apply.


To apply for any position, please email your resume and cover letter to msvh-resumes@msvhome.org.

Current Opportunities

Teacher, Early Learning Center

Mental Health Worker — Education

Overnight Mental Health Worker

Mental Health Worker — Education On-Call

Residential Clinical Supervisor

Residential Supervisor — Overnight

In-Home Manager

School Clinical Supervisor

Therapist

On-Call Mental Health Worker

 

Residential Supervisor, Overnight

Mount Saint Vincent is seeking an Overnight Residential Supervisor. The Supervisor, in conjunction with the Director of Residential and Residential Clinical Manager, oversee the day-to-day operations of the residential cottages including direct supervision, scheduling, and support of the overnight team. The Overnight Residential Supervisor is a direct report to the Director of Residential and works in conjunction with Residential Leadership, including the Clinical Manager to provide a structured, therapeutic and regulating environment for the clients and staff to meet the needs of our children.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include the Following:
• Models, directs, and provides feedback to direct-care staff in regards to proper milieu management on shift.
• Builds partnerships outside of the department to bring together resources and information for effective implementation of change and achievement of common objectives.
• Provide bi-weekly supervision to Residential Staff -includes support, coaching, training, and performance feedback and evaluations.
• Assists in the coordination of medication preparation, evaluation and schedules with staff and Clinical Supervisor.
• Participates in the On Call Manager Rotation
• Responds and assists as needed in agency or child’s crisis
• Participates in the hiring process with HR, the Director of Residential and Clinical Supervisors.
• Responsible for reviewing and completion of critical incident reports by staff members.
Education/Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree (B.A. / B.S.) in Psychology, Social Work or Human Services from four year college or university.
• Two to five years of relevant experience with residential/milieu programming or serving children with psychological disabilities and supervisory experience.

Please send your résumé to resumes@msvhome.org.

In-Home Manager

As our In-Home Manager, you will have the opportunity to have overall responsibility for the overall clinical leadership and coordination of the therapeutic and administrative aspects of our in-home program and services for children and families while also providing clinical supervision and training to our in-home team. Through your work, you will help further our mission to help children reach their full potential within their homes, schools and communities.

As our In-Home Manager, you will need to know how to:

• Be responsible for the therapeutic quality and implementation of NMT in programming.
• In conjunction with the Clinical Director, be responsible for overall review, evaluation, quality assessment and management of our in-home program.
• Lead and facilitate the communication between members of the agency treatment team.
• Address vicarious trauma concerns with staff.
• Facilitate team meetings.
• Attend agency meetings and committees as necessary.
• Demonstrate strong leadership and professionalism within the agency and with collateral contacts.
• Provide timely evaluations and/or feedback for designated staff members.
• Participate in the hiring process with HR as indicated.
• Provide weekly to bi-weekly supervision to our in-home therapists and behavior coaches.
• Conduct and/or participate in in-service trainings, including NMT.
• Participate in programmatic and policy changing planning for the agency.
• Coordinate intake of new children and families.
• Ensure contracts/funding are obtained from referral sources.
• Complete case reviews according to agency procedures.
• Maintain current certifications (e.g., TCI, CPR, First Aid, AED, Universal Precautions) and trainings (e.g., NMT, Somatosensory).
• Provide consistent therapy for children and their families. This will include individual psychotherapy and family therapy. Therapist may refer couples to marital therapy if indicated. Modalities utilized may include TFCBT, CBT, EMDR, MST, play therapy as well as other.
• Implement TCI and NMT techniques in the home.
• Lead and coordinate treatment staffing’s and regularly attend team meetings to monitor children’s progress.
• Be responsible for written reports including the initial evaluation, treatment plan, monthly review and quarterly treatment plan reviews, treatment notes, discharge plans as well as all other required documentation.
• Monitor all service plans for progress or regression and update plans as necessary in compliance with agency timelines.
• Provide case management for the children and families on his or her caseload.
• Maintain professional communication with the Department of Human Services and other referral sources regarding the child and family’s treatment. This includes collaboration and making treatment and discharge recommendations.
• Be responsible for discharge planning, assisting with the recommendations, and establishing aftercare as appropriate.
• Be sensitive to the cultural differences among the children, families and staff and respond appropriately and sensitively to those differences.
• Accept children referred for treatment in an expeditious manner.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Master’s Degree with licensure within a mental health field discipline, required
• Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a supervisor working in the mental health field, required
• Valid and current Colorado driver’s license (or eligibility to obtain within 30 days of employment), required
• A positive driving motor vehicle (DMV) record and proof of current automobile insurance coverage (to be updated annually), required

Therapist

As a Therapist with us, you will have the opportunity to direct all aspects of treatment for the children and their families. Through your work, you will help further our mission to help children reach their full potential within their homes, schools and communities.

We invite you to join our legacy of caring today! You will make a true difference in the lives of the children we serve while positively impacting your own life through meaningful work.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide consistent therapy for the child and their family. This may include: individual, family and group therapies. Modalities and techniques frequently used, but not limited to, at MSV are play therapy, dance/movement therapy, art therapy, music therapy, animal assisted therapy, EMDR, and some cognitive/behavioral opportunities. Refer couples to marital therapy if needed
• Lead and coordinate treatment, staffings and regularly attend team meetings to monitor the child’s progress
• Document a variety of written reports, including but not limited to: monthly reports, treatment plan updates, treatment notes, discharge summaries, NMT abstracts, the creation of NMT brainmap metrics and any other required documentation accurately and in a timely manner. Create treatment plans and initial assessments in some circumstances as well
• Continually update skills through supervision, education, reading, workshops, and in-services.
• Maintain current certifications and trainings (e.g., TCI, CPR, First Aid, AED and Universal Precautions, NMT)
• Be familiar with and implement crisis prevention/intervention techniques (i.e. TCI training, time-out, locked door quiet room) as well as procedures (i.e. runaway, injury, emergency)
• Participate in In-service Trainings and, when appropriate, provide presentations in the community
• Provide clinical supervision for graduate students in the mental health field, if able to meet the instructional criteria
• Monitor all treatment plans for progress or regression and update plans as necessary in compliance with agency timelines
• Collaborate and consult with program staff regarding the child’s treatment across day programs and residential cottages
• Provide case management for the children and families on your caseload
• Be responsible for discharge planning, assisting with the recommendations and providing aftercare as appropriate
• Be responsible for case review with the psychiatrist and other consultants and/or treatment providers
• Respond and assist as needed in an agency crisis and a child’s crisis

QUALIFICATIONS
• Master’s Degree or higher from a program of Social Work Education or another mental health discipline, required
• At least two (2) years of experience working in the mental health field with children, preferred
• Valid and current Colorado driver’s licensure (or eligibility to obtain within 30 days of employment), required
• A positive driving motor vehicle (DMV) record and proof of current automobile insurance coverage (to be updated annually), required. Please send résumés to resumes@msvhome.org

Physical Education/Special Educational Mental Health Worker (Summer only)

Position Summary:
Reports to the Clinical Manager of Educational Programs and is responsible for the educational, behavioral, physical and social development of students. Partners with the PE teacher and School Social Worker and leads art and health activities. Performs related duties as required.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Performs all responsibilities in a manner that is reflective of the mission and philosophy of Mount Saint Vincent.
• Is sensitive to the cultural differences among children, families and staff and responds appropriately and sensitively to those differences.
• Attends and participates in agency meetings and committees.
• Performs as a professional and positive leader throughout the agency.
• Knows Mount Saint Vincent’s curriculum content plans and instructs children in physical education objectives.
• Assists with planning and coordinating affective education groups.
• Leads, plans and instructs art and health activities in the classroom
• Helps assess children’s needs accurately and regularly and monitors progress.
• Actively participates as a team member with Mount St. Vincent staff.
• Communicates with therapists, unit staff, parents/guardians, and school district concerning childrens’ progress.
• Is responsible for adequate, accurate records.
• Helps implement adaptive strategies for children with special needs.
• Helps plans and implement positive behavioral development programs for children, monitors progress.
• Provides direct, immediate, and effective intervention with children in crises, with therapeutic follow-up.
• Works on cottages when school is not in session. Works morning shifts if assigned.
• Reports to work on time. Is punctual and reflects accurate hours on time report.
• Voluntarily performs other related duties as required.
• Must be willing to transport and drive children as needed and directed by the director of whatever area you happen to be working in.
• Become familiar with the development and psychological needs of children
• Helps implement adaptive strategies for children with special needs.
Please send résumé to resumes@msvhome.org.

Mental Health Worker – Education

The Educational Mental Health Worker (EMHW) works directly with a credential teacher, School Director, and the Clinical Manager to provide a structured and safe environment for learning. The EMHW will assists with the instructional, behavioral and social development of the children, this includes firm and consistent limits, clear expectations and follow through, and direct involvement with the child in educational and therapeutic experiences.
DIRECT CARE

  • Assists with planning and instruction in all areas of the educational program—arts and academics, physical, affective, behavioral.
  • Provides a structured therapeutic milieu/classroom environment to maximize individual success in regard to service plans and individual education plans.
  • Monitors children’s behaviors, safety and progress, in the milieu/classroom and other settings (lunchroom, playground, and bathroom).
  • Manages individual children and groups in the event of a crisis and provides direct, immediate, and effective intervention with therapeutic follow-up.
  • Must safely transport children using agency vehicles.
  • Assist residential staff when school is not in session.
  • Familiar with IEP goals; service plan goals; educational content and curriculum; in conjunction with the teacher and therapist.
  • Attendance, punctuality, dependability, safety and professionalism are desired qualities in all of our team.
  • Communicates professionally and effectively with therapists, agency staff, families and others outside the agency.

Education/Experience – Bachelors’ Degree in education or psychology or equivalent experience preferred. Also, experience working with children preferred, but not required.

Mental Health Worker – Education On-Call

The Educational Mental Health Worker (EMHW) works directly with a credential teacher, School Director, and the Clinical Manager to provide a structured and safe environment for learning. The EMHW will assists with the instructional, behavioral and social development of the children, this includes firm and consistent limits, clear expectations and follow through, and direct involvement with the child in educational and therapeutic experiences.

DIRECT CARE

  • Assists with planning and instruction in all areas of the educational program—arts and academics, physical, affective, behavioral.
  • Provides a structured therapeutic milieu/classroom environment to maximize individual success in regard to service plans and individual education plans.
  • Monitors children’s behaviors, safety and progress, in the milieu/classroom and other settings (lunchroom, playground, and bathroom).
  • Manages individual children and groups in the event of a crisis and provides direct, immediate, and effective intervention with therapeutic follow-up.
  • Must safely transport children using agency vehicles.
  • Assist residential staff when school is not in session.
  • Familiar with IEP goals; service plan goals; educational content and curriculum; in conjunction with the teacher and therapist.
  • Attendance, punctuality, dependability, safety and professionalism are desired qualities in all of our team.
  • Communicates professionally and effectively with therapists, agency staff, families and others outside the agency.

Education/Experience – Bachelors’ Degree in education or psychology or equivalent experience preferred. Also, experience working with children preferred, but not required.

Teacher, Early Learning Center

Position Summary:
Works under the direction of Early Learning Center (ELC) Director. Is responsible for providing a mature adult model with whom children can identify. Provides a structured environment which includes firm and consistent methods on educational, behavioral, and socio-emotional development of children. Has direct involvement in work, play and other learning experiences. Is responsible for the educational, behavioral, and social development of children and the record keeping tasks of the classroom. Is able to work independently. Performs related duties as required.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:
• Supervises and assists children in daily hygiene routines, meals, toileting, etc.
• Plans developmentally appropriate activities and facilitates play throughout the day
• Knows curriculum content, plans and instructs children in all areas of the educational program—cognitive, communication, fine and gross motor skills, affective, and behavioral
• Supports and integrates arts and physical education objectives into the classroom
• Is sensitive to the cultural differences among the children, families and staff and responds appropriately and sensitively to those differences
• Communicates professionally with families, volunteers, and others outside the agency
• Assists with orientation of new staff, new children, and volunteers
• May be re-assigned to alternate classrooms as census or other factors dictate
• Hours may be adjusted as needed to ensure staff coverage requirements are met
• Must be willing to transport children

Education/Experience: Major area of study for each bachelor’s degree shall be in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, Family and Child Development or Child Psychology. If degree is not in a related field, must have completed or be working toward completing at least two (2) three-semester hour Early Childhood Education (ECE) courses with one being ECE 101: Introduction to ECE.

Certificates and Licenses: Current Colorado Drivers License. Motor vehicle record and proof of automobile insurance coverage to be updated annually.

Residential Clinical Supervisor

As a Clinical Supervisor, you will have the opportunity to lead and coordinate the therapeutic aspects of educational programming and therapeutic services for the children and their families, working to provide developmentally relevant care in a supportive, structured environment. Through your work, you will help further our mission to help children reach their full potential within their homes, schools and communities.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversee the review, evaluation, quality assessment and management of clinical services within the residential/milieu, working to maintain therapeutic integrity and quality
Facilitate and support the collaborative and reciprocal communication amongst the school, residential and clinical teams as it pertains to the therapeutic integrity within programming
Provide clinical oversight and supervision within the residential team
Conduct, coordinate and/or participate in in-service trainings
Coordinate clinical rounds within the school, driving the format and fidelity of our rounding process
Provide oversight and consultation related to therapeutic interventions within milieu/classrooms
Assist residential Supervisors and Manager in developing staff skills around crisis management, leadership and milieu management

QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s degree in a mental health field discipline, required
At least three (3) years of experience as a supervisor working in the mental health field with children, required
Valid and current Colorado driver’s license (or eligibility to obtain within 30 days of employment), required
A positive driving motor vehicle (DMV) record and proof of current automobile insurance coverage (to be updated annually), required
Reports to the School Clinical Supervisor and is responsible for managing the Day Treatment and ANDs Programs at Mount Saint Vincent. The Day Programs Manager has supervisory authority and is responsible for guidance within the educational setting.

PROGRAMMATIC DUTIES
Is sensitive to the cultural differences among the children, families, and staff and responds appropriately and sensitively to those differences.

Point of contact for Day Treatment programmatic issues within the school and responsible for notifying the School Clinical Supervisor and the School Director.

Supervises para-professionals.

Prepares for and attends psychiatric consultations. Invites all involved parties.

Oversees all aspects of transportation of children in the Mount Saint Vincent day programs, resolves issues concerning transportation needs, and remains with children until rides arrive.

Completes the Day Treatment portion of the School Quarterly report to report on progress and concerns.

Responsible for completing daily morning attendance and monitoring afternoon attendance for students in day programs.

Creates and participates in Family Nights each trimester.

Manages morning and afternoon transitions for the day programs.

Co-facilitates and participates in rounds with the school leadership team.

Direct supervisor for para-professionals.

Assists in Neurosequential Model of Education (NME) booster trainings creation and facilitation.

Acts as a liaison for parents with students in the day programs.

Participates in re-entry meetings and safety meetings for students in the day program.

Schedules, coordinates and conducts primary times with day treatment students each week.

Ensures that daily client notes are written effectively and are being utilized by parents.

Attends meetings that involve ANDS students.

Is familiar with and upholds Council on Accreditation (COA) and licensing requirements as they pertain to the Day Treatment program.

Supports classrooms as needed.

  • ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
    Continually updates skills through supervision, education, reading, workshops, and in-services.
    Maintains current certifications and trainings
    Actively seeks out and participates in clinical supervision.
    Participates in Day Treatment and ANDS programmatic and policy planning for the agency.
  • QUALIFICATIONS
    A bachelor’s degree in social work or another mental health discipline.
    3 years or more experience working in the mental health field with children.
    1 year or more experience of managerial or supervisory responsibilities.

School Clinical Supervisor

The School Clinical Supervisor will lead and coordinate the therapeutic aspects of educational programming and therapeutic services for the children and their families, working to provide developmentally relevant care in a supportive, structured environment to help children reach their full potential within their homes, schools and communities.  

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee the review, evaluation, quality assessment and management of clinical services within the school
  • Facilitate and support the collaborative and reciprocal communication among the school, residential and clinical teams as it pertains to the therapeutic integrity within the school programming
  • Provide clinical oversight and supervision within the Day Treatment, ANDS program, and Social Work programs, providing consultation services around programmatic needs
  • Conduct, coordinate and/or participate in in-service trainings
  • Coordinate clinical rounds within the school
  • Provide oversight and consultation related to therapeutic interventions within milieu/classrooms
  • Assist School Manager in developing staff skills around crisis management, leadership and milieu/classroom management

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in a mental health field discipline
  • Licensure in School Social Work with eligibility to practice in the state of Colorado
  • At least three (3) years of experience as a supervisor working in the mental health field with children
  • Valid and current Colorado driver’s license (or eligibility to obtain within 30 days of employment
  • A positive driving motor vehicle (DMV) record and proof of current automobile insurance coverage (to be updated annually)

On-Call Mental Health Worker

Mount Saint Vincent is looking for on-call mental health workers for all shifts. Our on-call workers are required to pick up a minimum of six shifts per month. In our on-call role, you will be responsible for teaching and monitoring the children’s routines, including hygiene, meals, household chores and program rules. Also, you will be involved in activities and supervision of children at play in individual and group scenarios. Following a treatment plan, the staff member will work to provide a supportive, structured environment for residents in order to promote growth, ensure safety, and establish therapeutic relationships with the children.

Requirements include: Ability to problem-solve, good communication skills, a team attitude, and adaptability. Must be able to work a variety of shifts including nights and weekends. A bachelor’s degree preferred or year of relevant experience with residential/milieu programming or serving children with psychological disabilities or a combination of college/work experience.

Overnight Mental Health Worker

The person in this position is responsible for teaching and monitoring the children’s routines including hygiene, meals, household chores, and program rules. Be involved in activities and supervision of children at play in individual and group scenarios. Following a treatment plan, the staff member will work to provide a supportive, structured environment for residents in order to promote growth, ensure safety, and establish therapeutic relationships with the children.Requirements include: Ability to problem-solve, communicate, work with a team and be adaptable. Must be able to work a variety of shifts including nights and weekends. A bachelor’s degree (BA /BS) and preferably a minimum of one year of relevant experience with residential/milieu programming or serving children with psychological disabilities or a combination of college/work experience. Full time, overnight, and on-call positions.

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