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

Dishwasher

Mental Health Worker — Residential

Mental Health Worker

Overnight Mental Health Worker

Quality Assurance Manager

School Clinical Supervisor

On-Call Mental Health Worker

Dishwasher

Our Dishwasher works directly under the Kitchen Supervisor and is responsible sanitation maintenance of the kitchen department’s dishware, cookware, flatware, equipment, fixtures and facility used by the MSVH residents, students, and staff. 8:00am-4:00pm Monday – Friday.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Cleaning, dishwashing and organizing kitchen cookware, pots and pans, and all dining dishes, glasses and flatware,
  • Daily clean-out and maintenance of the dish machine.
  • Participates in general kitchen cleaning and sanitation including cleaning all counters and sinks, assist with trash and cardboard removal/disposal.
  • Works as a team member to provide the best possible food service program for the children and staff.
  • Assist with other kitchen duties as assigned.
  • Able to speak, and read English language; Listens and gets clarification; Participates in meetings.
  • Attendance, Punctuality, Dependability, Teamwork, Safety and Professionalism are desired qualities in all of our team.

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED.

Quality Assurance Manager

The Quality Assurance Manager will create, develop, implement and administer clinical quality protocols in support of both Mount Saint Vincent’s programs and Council on Accreditation (COA) compliance, monitoring compliance and alerting leaders when deviations are noted. In this role, you will also act as the supervisor for the Quality Assurance Data Specialist and Quality Assurance Data Support team members.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct the development, implementation and evaluation of Agency Standards, Quality Assessment Monitors and Performance Quality Improvement activities
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and professional standards
  • Prepare for performance of surveys from external agencies such as COA
  • Oversee the Quality Council to ensure the agency is acting in accordance with federal, state, and local requirements and meeting the needs of the agency’s care delivery system
  • Identify ways to improve existing operational policies and procedures, develop recommendations for department senior management and follow through with implementation
  • Be responsible for outcomes reporting including directing data aggregation and analysis, preparing and presenting reports, and educating staff and Board members regarding these data points
  • Increase the organization’s ability to use improvement techniques, including process mapping, LEAN Six Sigma, and/or other process improvement models
  • Plan, direct, and manage the activities of the Clinical and Quality Assurance Programs, including client records review, audits, and accreditation activities
  • Direct and manage all operational and management activities of the Clinical and Quality Assurance programs, including the development and implementation of effective metrics to monitor productivity, the composition of service descriptions, and development of workflows and job aids and management of clinical and nonclinical staff
  • Along with the Data Specialist, act as the liaison with the SCL Systems and Technology group to manage the IT needs within the agency

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university required (mental health-related field preferred, but not required)
  • A minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience
  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience conducting program evaluation and/or quality improvement activities 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
  • Above average working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Superior problem-solving skills with the ability to think outside the box to get the job done
  • Outstanding organizational skills and great attention to detail

Mental Health Worker — Residential

This position is responsible for teaching and monitoring the children’s routines, including hygiene, meals, household chores, and program rules. 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.

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.

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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