Open Positions

Mount Saint Vincent is the Rocky Mountain region’s premier provider of mental health treatment, foster care services, K-8 education, and trauma-informed training — all focused on children and their families. We also operate a community early learning center that consistently earns a Colorado Shines four-star rating.

Our innovative programs help children reach their full potential within their homes, schools and communities.

Open positions are listed below. Complete job descriptions and requirements follow. If you are interested in one of the positions, fill out our Job Interest Form and let us know. A staff member will get back to you within two business days.

  • Front Desk Receptionist
  • Teacher – Early Learning Center – $2,000 Sign-on bonus
  • Teacher – Early Learning Center – $2,000 Sign-on bonus
  • Mental Health Worker – Educational
  • School Manager
  • Special Education Teacher – Full Time
  • Special Education Teacher – Part Time
  • Mental Health Worker – Overnight – $2,000 Sign-on bonus
  • Mental Health Worker – PRN
  • Mental Health Worker – Part-Time Day Shift
  • In-Home Behavior Coach
  • Mental Health Worker – Evening Shift
  • Intake Mental Health Worker
  • Recreation Therapist
  • In-Home Therapist

Front Desk Receptionist

Position Summary:

  • Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • May be required to float to other departments (within scope of competency and qualifications) based on business need.
  • Is sensitive to the cultural difference among the children, families, and staff and responds appropriately and sensitively to those differences. 
  • Provides administrative support to all program areas
  • Coordinates and arranges meetings, reserves and prepares rooms 
  • Records donations and prepares daily cash log
  • Prepared outgoing mail and correspondence
  • Maintains highest level of confidentially in regards to all MSV-related information
  • Maintains meeting room schedules 
  • Ensure the front desk is neat, presentable, and equipped with all the necessary supplies 
  • Accept all letters and packages, and distribute them to their appropriate staff
  • Develop and update front desk systems to make them more efficient
  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies

Education:

High school diploma

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

Teacher – Early Learning Center – $2,000 Sign-on bonus

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:

  • Actively participate as a team member with Mount Saint Vincent staff.
  • Supervise and assist children in daily hygiene routines, meals, toileting, etc.
  • Plan developmentally appropriate activities and facilitate play throughout the day.
  • Know curriculum content, plan and instruct children in all areas of the educational program—cognitive, communication, fine and gross motor skills, effective, and behavioral.
  • Support and integrate arts and physical education objectives into the classroom.
  • Be sensitive to the cultural differences among the children, families and staff and respond appropriately and sensitively to those differences.
  • Communicate professionally with families, volunteers, and others outside the agency.
  • Assist with orientation of new staff, new children, and volunteers.
  • Transport children as needed or requested.
  • Promote the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT).
  • Promote mission, vision, tenets and values of Mount Saint Vincent, and abide by service behavior standards.

Your Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, Family and Child Development or Child Psychology, preferred
  • If degree is not in a related field, completed or working towards completing at least two (2) three-semester hour Early Childhood Education (ECE) courses with one being ECE 101: Introduction to ECE, required
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working with children, required
  • Current driver’s license and must obtain Colorado Driver’s License within 30 days of moving to Colorado, required
  • Motor vehicle record and proof of automobile insurance coverage to be updated annually, required

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

Mental Health Worker – Educational

Position Summary:

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 in our K–8 school. The EMHW 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning and instruction in all areas of the educational program, including: arts and academics, physical, affective and behavioral development.
  • Establish a safe and structured environment where each child can thrive.
  • Be responsible for the classroom program in the absence of the teacher.
  • Manage individual children and groups in the event of a crisis and provide direct, immediate and effective intervention with therapeutic follow-up.
  • Coordinate with treatment leaders, teachers and therapists regarding therapeutic and milieu planning and complete milieu reports in conjunction with teachers.
  • Keep up-to-date records (attendance, logging, progress) which are accurate and informative, and assist with evaluation of children’s work.
  • Know and implement crisis prevention/intervention techniques (i.e. TCI, time-out, locked door quiet room) as well as procedures (i.e. runaway, injury, emergency).
  • Maintain current certifications (e.g., TCI, Lower levels, CPR, First Aid, AED, EVOLV and Universal Precautions) and trainings (e.g., NMT, Somatosensory).
  • Participate in Service Plan Quarterly Reviews and additional staffing related to children in their classroom.
  • Attend medication consults with the psychiatrist as needed.
  • Safely transport the children using agency vehicles as needed.

Your Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required
  • Minimum of one (1) year of relevant experience with residential/milieu programming or serving children with psychological disabilities or a combination of college/work experience, required
  • Current driver’s license and must obtain Colorado Driver’s License within 30 days of moving to Colorado, required
  • Motor vehicle record and proof of automobile insurance coverage to be updated annually, required

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

School Manager

Position Summary:

As a School Manager you need to know how to:

  • Promote the NMT — the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics.
  • Be sensitive to the cultural differences among the children, families and staff and responds appropriately and sensitively to those differences.
  • Build partnerships outside of the department to bring together resources and information for effective implementation of change and achievement of common objectives.
  • Perform as a professional and positive leader throughout the agency.
  • Set clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress and results and regularly provides feedback to School Leadership.
  • Participate in group supervision with the Teachers/EMHWs in conjunction with the Director of Special Education and Clinical Manager 2x/month.
  • Notify Clinical Manager of vicarious trauma concerns.
  • Instruct and assess children within the educational program-academic, affective and behavioral.
  • Collaborates with the Director of Residential and Intervention regarding program crossover and structure. In consultation with Clinical Manager, incorporate NMT/NME into the educational setting and identifies necessary trainings to improve Teacher/EMHW’s treatment interventions.
  • Consult with Clinical Manager regarding staff or client issues as needed
  • Attend all team meetings and trainings
  • Oversee technology systems (iReady, Infinite Campus) in conjunction with the Director of Special Education.
  • Coordinate and implement assessments, progress monitoring and Standardized Testing.
  • Review data dashboards on a monthly basis
  • · Provide direct, immediate, and effective interventions with children in crisis with therapeutic follow up.
  • · Attend agency and committee meetings as necessary
  • · Participates in the hiring process with HR, School Director and Clinical Managers
  • · Provide input for annual performance reviews on all Teachers/EMHWs in conjunction with School Director and Clinical Manager.
  • · Provide staff with necessary procedures and protocols in emergencies.
  • · Assess, with Director of Special Education, Clinical Manager and Clinical Director, the quantifiable goals and objectives and makes necessary program changes.
  • Monitor completion or conducts daily debriefings within the educational program
  • Reviews ICMPS, Quarterly Reports and Med Consults for accuracy and content.
  • Review Evolv incidents for all Teachers/EMHWs to identify patterns and issues.
  • Work with supervisors to establish mentor for new staff members and confirms completion of on-boarding process.
  • Maintain staff member engagement as a priority. Involves staff in decisions and fosters shared responsibility and career development.

Your Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Three or more years’ experience in the educational setting with special needs children.
  • Colorado teaching license with Special Education Generalist endorsement

Preferred:

Managerial/mentoring experience

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

Special Education Teacher – Full Time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess children’s needs accurately and regularly.
  • Devise Education Plans or Individual Learning Plans accordingly and monitor progress.
  • Know Mount St. Vincent’s curriculum content plans and instruct children in all areas of the educational program – academic, affective, behavioral.
  • Actively plan for and participate in school and clinical staffing for children.
  • Communicate with therapists, unit staff, parents/guardians, and school district concerning children’s progress.
  • Provide direct, immediate, and effective intervention with children, monitor progress.
  • Incorporate the neurosequential model in educational practices and classroom milieu.
  • Assist with classroom upkeep, cleanliness and organization.
  • Maintain current certifications and trainings.
  • Know and implement crisis prevention/intervention techniques as well as procedures.
  • Participate in IEP meetings, staff meetings, school learning fair, back to school night and other school activities.
  • Attend medication consults with the psychiatrist when necessary
  • Participate in Services Plan Quarterly Reviews and additional staffing related to children in their classroom as needed.

Your Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, required
  • Colorado Teaching License, required
  • Current Driver’s License and must obtain Colorado Driver’s License within 30 days of moving to Colorado, required
  • Colorado Teaching License with endorsement in special education, preferred

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

Special Education Teacher – Part Time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess children’s needs accurately and regularly.
  • Devise Education Plans or Individual Learning Plans accordingly and monitor progress.
  • Know Mount Saint Vincent’s curriculum content plans and instruct children in all areas of the educational program – academic, affective, behavioral.
  • Actively plan for and participate in school and clinical staffing for children.
  • Communicate with therapists, unit staff, parents/guardians, and school district concerning children’s progress.
  • Provide direct, immediate, and effective intervention with children, monitor progress.
  • Incorporate the Neurosequential Model in educational practices and classroom milieu.
  • Assist with classroom upkeep, cleanliness and organization.
  • Maintain current certifications and trainings.
  • Know and implement crisis prevention/intervention techniques as well as procedures.
  • Participate in IEP meetings, staff meetings, school learning fair, back to school night and other school activities.
  • Attend medication consults with the psychiatrist when necessary
  • Participate in Services Plan Quarterly Reviews and additional staffing related to children in their classroom as needed.

Your Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, required
  • Colorado Teaching License, required
  • Current Driver’s License and must obtain Colorado Driver’s License within 30 days of moving to Colorado, required
  • Colorado Teaching License with endorsement in special education, preferred

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

Mental Health Worker – Overnight – $2,000 Sign-on bonus

Position Summary:

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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate professionally and in a culturally sensitive manner with caseworkers, families, visiting friends, volunteers, and others outside the agency.
  • Supervise contact between children and families.
  • Supervise and be involved in children’s daily hygiene routines, chores, meals, and play.
  • Keep all residential children safe by remaining awake for the entire shift (excluding break).
  • Keep children safe with 15-minute bed checks.
  • Maintain unit cleanliness by performing unit chores unable to be done during day shifts (i.e. clean kitchen, laundry, bathrooms, empty trash) as stated on unit bed check list.
  • Assist in tracking children’s medications by keeping accurate nightly count of all medications.
  • Administer medications according to agency policies and procedures.
  • Assist children who wake during the night with needs (i.e. bathroom, PRN medications, processing bad dreams, etc.).
  • Transport children using agency vehicles.
  • Provide a structured therapeutic milieu to maximize individual success in regards to service plans with direct and immediate intervention in crisis situations.
  • Implement therapeutic crisis intervention techniques (i.e. behavior support techniques, active listening skills, crisis co-regulation strategies, and therapeutic physical managements and locked door quiet rooms) as well as procedures (i.e. runaway, injury, and emergency).
  • Be knowledgeable in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, including the use of somatosensory and regulating activities that meet the needs of the children in a developmentally appropriate manner.  Therapeutic touch may include hand massages, back rubs, and hugs.
  • Attend and participate in agency meetings, committees, and mandatory monthly overnight meetings. These meetings may occur outside overnight hours.
  • Document using agency forms such as, but not limited to, therapeutic physical managements, locked door quiet rooms, and other significant incidents.
  • Attend and actively participate in initial, mandatory trainings and in-services as required and keeps current on certifications and trainings (i.e. TCI, QMAP, First Aid, and CPR/AED).These trainings may occur outside overnight hours.

Your Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, required
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working with children, required
  • Current driver’s license and must obtain Colorado Driver’s License within 30 days of moving to Colorado, required
  • Motor vehicle record and proof of automobile insurance coverage to be updated annually, required
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least one (1) year of relevant experience with residential / milieu programming or serving children with psychological disabilities, or a combination of college / work experience, preferred

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

Mental Health Worker – PRN

Position Summary:

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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Communicate professionally and in a culturally sensitive manner with caseworkers, families, visiting friends, volunteers, and others outside the agency.

  • Supervise contact between children and families.
  • Supervise and be involved in children’s daily hygiene routines, chores, meals, play and bathroom monitoring when appropriate.
  • Monitor and document treatment / program progress in a timely, accurate and legible manner using agency forms such as but not limited to: physical holds, locked door time-outs and incidents in accordance with agency and state policies and procedures.
  • Document daily progress notes, monthly medication consultation sheets, quarterly milieu reports, as well as shift and meal tracking, and daily debriefing logs.
  • Be responsible for tracking necessary trainings to maintain certifications.
  • Supervise, teach, monitor and be directly involved in providing hands on instruction and guidance including daily, weekly, and other house hold chores.
  • Monitor client’s administration of prescribed medication.
  • Assist clients to understand and follow milieu program rules.
  • Implement crisis prevention / intervention techniques (i.e., TCI training, time-outs, locked door time-outs) as well as procedures (i.e., runaway, injury, emergency.)
  • Report unusual occurrences with clients per agency and state policy and procedure.
  • Transport children using agency vehicles.
  • Implement treatment according to defined treatment plans as assigned by the treatment team and provide a supportive structured environment for residents in order to promote growth and ensure safety.
  • Report promptly for scheduled shifts.
  • Tackle new therapeutic approaches / plans with body language and communication that communicates openness and willingness to try. Use nonverbal cues that consistently communicate professionalism.
  • Be able to differentiate personal and professional boundaries that are conducive to the creation and maintenance of a positive work environment.
  • Be flexible with work schedule to accommodate the needs of the milieu and to ensure safety for all.
  • Maintain emotional stability and be able to function effectively with children who may have psychological, developmental and behavioral disorders. Be able to demonstrate appropriate daily behavior, appropriate expression of emotions, and appropriate role modeling.
  • Be knowledgeable in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, including the use of somatosensory and regulating activities that meet the needs of the children in a developmentally appropriate manner.  Therapeutic touch may include hand massages, back rubs, and hugs.

Your Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required
  • Current driver’s license and must obtain Colorado Driver’s License within 30 days of moving to Colorado, required
  • Motor vehicle record and proof of automobile insurance coverage to be updated annually, required
  • At least one (1) year of relevant experience with residential / milieu programming or serving children with psychological disabilities, preferred

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

Mental Health Worker – Part-Time Day Shift

Position Summary:

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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Communicate professionally and in a culturally sensitive manner with caseworkers, families, visiting friends, volunteers, and others outside the agency.

  • Supervise contact between children and families.
  • Supervise and be involved in children’s daily hygiene routines, chores, meals, play and bathroom monitoring when appropriate.
  • Monitor and document treatment / program progress in a timely, accurate and legible manner using agency forms such as but not limited to, physical holds, locked door time-outs and incidents in accordance with agency and state policies and procedures.
  • Document the following – daily progress notes, monthly medication consultation sheets, quarterly milieu reports, as well as shift and meal tracking, and daily debriefing logs.
  • Be responsible for tracking necessary trainings to maintain certifications.
  • Supervise, teach, monitor and be directly involved in providing hands on instruction and guidance including daily, weekly, and other house hold chores.
  • Monitor client’s administration of prescribed medication.
  • Assist clients to understand and follow milieu program rules.
  • Implement crisis prevention / intervention techniques (i.e., TCI training, time-outs, locked door time-outs) as well as procedures (i.e., runaway, injury, emergency.)
  • Report unusual occurrences with clients per agency and state policy and procedure.
  • Transport children using agency vehicles.
  • Implement treatment according to defined treatment plans as assigned by the treatment team and provides a supportive structured environment for residents in order to promote growth and ensure safety.
  • Report promptly for scheduled shifts.
  • Tackle new therapeutic approaches / plans with body language and communication that communicates openness and willingness to try. Use nonverbal cues that consistently communicate professionalism.
  • Ability to differentiate personal and professional boundaries that are conducive to the creation and maintenance of a positive work environment.
  • Flexible with work schedule to accommodate the needs of the milieu and to ensure safety for all.
  • Maintain emotional stability and be able to function effectively with children who may have psychological, developmental and behavioral disorders. The staff must be able to demonstrate appropriate daily behavior, appropriate expression of emotions, and appropriate role modeling.
  • Knowledgeable in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, including the use of somatosensory and regulating activities that meet the needs of the children in a developmentally appropriate manner.  Therapeutic touch may include hand massages, back rubs, and hugs.

Your Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required
  • Current driver’s license and must obtain Colorado Driver’s License within 30 days of moving to Colorado, required
  • Motor vehicle record and proof of automobile insurance coverage to be updated annually, required
  • At least one (1) year of relevant experience with residential / milieu programming or serving children with psychological disabilities, preferred

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

In-Home Behavior Coach

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide input to therapist on written reports including the initial evaluation, treatment plan, monthly reviews, quarterly treatment plan reviews, and discharge summary as well as all other required documentation.

  • Complete case notes for each visit in compliance with agency timelines.
  • Monitor all treatment plans for progress or regression and give information to therapist to update plans as necessary, in compliance with agency timelines.
  • Collaborate and consult with outside agencies as well as internal staff regarding a child’s treatment.
  • Provide case management for the children and families on your caseload.
  • Maintain professional communication with the Departments of Human Services and other referral sources regarding the child and family’s treatment.  This includes collaboration and making treatment and discharge recommendations.
  • Assist therapist with discharge planning, including recommendations, and establishing aftercare services.
  • Participate in case review with the psychiatrist and other consultants and/or treatment providers as needed.
  • Respond and assist as needed in an agency crisis and family crises, including an on-call schedule.
  • Be sensitive to the cultural differences among the children and families and respond appropriately and sensitively to those differences.
  • Accept children referred for treatment in an expeditious manner.
  • Maintain flexibility in scheduling to include morning, evenings and weekend hours.
  • Provide therapeutic interventions and skills to clients and their families including psychoeducation, coping strategies, crisis intervention skills, parenting skills and others.
  • Integrate NMT approach and TCI lower level interventions in the home and throughout interventions and treatment plan development and implementation.
  • Perform all responsibilities in a manner that is reflective of the mission and philosophy of Mount St. Vincent.
  • Continually update skills through supervision, education, reading, workshops, and in-services.
  • Maintain current certifications (e.g., TCI, CPR, First Aid, AED, and Universal Precautions) and trainings (e.g., NMT, Somatosensory).
  • Know 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).

Your Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. / B.S.), required
  • Minimum of one (1) year of relevant experience working with children and families experiencing mental health issues or trauma, required
  • Current driver’s license and must obtain Colorado Driver’s License within 30 days of moving to Colorado, required
  • Motor vehicle record and proof of automobile insurance coverage to be updated annually, required

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

Mental Health Worker – Evening Shift

Position Summary:

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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Communicate professionally and in a culturally sensitive manner with caseworkers, families, visiting friends, volunteers, and others outside the agency.

  • Supervise contact between children and families.
  • Supervise and be involved in children’s daily hygiene routines, chores, meals, play and bathroom monitoring when appropriate.
  • Monitor and document treatment / program progress in a timely, accurate and legible manner using agency forms such as but not limited to, physical holds, locked door time-outs and incidents in accordance with agency and state policies and procedures.
  • Document the following – daily progress notes, monthly medication consultation sheets, quarterly milieu reports, as well as shift and meal tracking, and daily debriefing logs.
  • Be responsible for tracking necessary trainings to maintain certifications.
  • Supervise, teach, monitor and be directly involved in providing hands on instruction and guidance including daily, weekly, and other house hold chores.
  • Monitor client’s administration of prescribed medication.
  • Assist clients to understand and follow milieu program rules.
  • Implement crisis prevention / intervention techniques (i.e., TCI training, time-outs, locked door time-outs) as well as procedures (i.e., runaway, injury, emergency.)
  • Report unusual occurrences with clients per agency and state policy and procedure.
  • Transport children using agency vehicles.
  • Implement treatment according to defined treatment plans as assigned by the treatment team and provides a supportive structured environment for residents in order to promote growth and ensure safety.
  • Report promptly for scheduled shifts.
  • Tackle new therapeutic approaches / plans with body language and communication that communicates openness and willingness to try. Use nonverbal cues that consistently communicate professionalism.
  • Ability to differentiate personal and professional boundaries that are conducive to the creation and maintenance of a positive work environment.
  • Flexible with work schedule to accommodate the needs of the milieu and to ensure safety for all.
  • Maintain emotional stability and be able to function effectively with children who may have psychological, developmental and behavioral disorders. The staff must be able to demonstrate appropriate daily behavior, appropriate expression of emotions, and appropriate role modeling.
  • Knowledgeable in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, including the use of somatosensory and regulating activities that meet the needs of the children in a developmentally appropriate manner.  Therapeutic touch may include hand massages, back rubs, and hugs.

Your Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required
  • Current driver’s license and must obtain Colorado Driver’s License within 30 days of moving to Colorado, required
  • Motor vehicle record and proof of automobile insurance coverage to be updated annually, required
  • At least one (1) year of relevant experience with residential / milieu programming or serving children with psychological disabilities, preferred

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

Pediatric Registered Nurse

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Examine and treat clients, order and interpret diagnostic tests and make diagnosis.  Provide health teaching and counseling to clients and families.

  • Accurately document client data, actions or interventions, responses and plans for care/follow up according to standard nursing practice.
  • Triage patients either in person or via telephone and implement proper course of action.  Review and monitor therapy and treatment plans.  Initiate appropriate consultations and/or actions accordingly.
  • Be responsible for school health management including vision and hearing screenings, immunization reports and bi monthly blood pressure, pulse, height and weights on all clients in the Sr Daniel Stefani School. Perform AMES as indicated.
  • Evaluate health status through the ongoing collection and assessment of health data, including tracking health care management of residential clients (physicals, dental, vision and specialists).
  • Coordinate all laboratory and medical diagnostic testing for clients.
  • Review and rate all medical/medication incident reports involving clients and staff.
  • Coordinate and attend all psychiatric medication consults.
  • Prepare health components for all IEP’s.
  • Provide health related education to students and staff in both individual and group settings.
  • Serves as consultant with other professionals such as food service, teachers, mental health workers and therapists.
  • Monitor immunizations and manage communicable disease.
  • Provide Qualified Medication Administration Personnel training to mental health workers.  Oversee medication administration.
  • Act as a Child Health Consultant for Early Learning Center providing monthly visits, yearly Standard Precautions training and Medication Administration Training as indicated.
  • Provide standard precautions training during orientation for new employees.
  • Work with staff and Human Resources about work related injuries, including some triaging of staff injuries and referrals to occupational health.
  • Complete employee every two-year health screening.
  • Document in Evolve and keep paper chart up to date.
  • Participate in facility committees including risk management.
  • Review and update facility policies as indicated.
  • Promote mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abide by service behavior standards.

Your Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN), required
  • Graduation from a NLN accredited Nurse Practitioner Program, required
  • Graduate of RN program that meets Board of Nursing curriculum requirements to practice, required
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse and listed on the Advanced Practice Registry and is in compliance with those requirements, required
  • Current BLS certification, required
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Taxonomy code, required at time of hire
  • Prescriptive authority, required
  • Eligibility to be a Colorado Medicaid provider, required
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience as a Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner, required
  • Current certification in Nurse Practitioner specialty, preferred

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

Intake Mental Health Worker

Position Summary:

Works under the direction of the Intake Supervisor. Is responsible for providing structured direct client care in a supportive therapeutic milieu and to be 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. Is able to work independently. Performs related duties as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes the NMT — the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics.
  • Promotes mission, vision, tenets and values of Mount Saint Vincent, and abides by service behavior standards.
  • May be required to float to other departments or classrooms (within scope of competency and qualifications) based on business need.
  • Communicates professionally with caseworkers, families, volunteers, and others outside the agency.
  • Communicates and works as a team player on the unit throughout the shift.   
  • Supervises contact between children and families.
  • Responsibly monitors, documents treatment / program progress in a timely, accurate and legible manner using agency forms such as but not limited to, physical holds, locked door time-outs and incidents in accordance with agency and state policies and procedures.
  • May have some responsibility for the documentation of the following – daily progress notes, monthly medication consultation sheets, quarterly milieu reports, as well as shift and meal tracking, and daily debriefing logs.
  • Report and document client behaviors, occurrences and condition to appropriate staff members and complete the necessary paperwork.
  • Responsible for tracking necessary trainings to maintain certifications and to actively participate in trainings.
  • Supervise, teach, monitor and be directly involved in providing hands on instruction and guidance including daily, weekly, and other household chores.
  • May be involved in supervising and/or is directly involved in daily hygiene routines, bathroom use, and meals.
  • Treats clients, at all times, with dignity, respect, and courtesy in a professional manner.
  • May monitor client’s administration of prescribed medication and maintain QMAP certification, depending on need.
  • Assisting clients to understand and follow milieu program rules.
  • Responsible to know and implement crisis prevention / intervention techniques (i.e., TCI training, locked door quiet room) as well as procedures (i.e. runaway, injury, emergency.)
  • Involved in activities and supervision of children at play and other activities and groups throughout the shift.
  • May transport children using agency vehicles.
  • Implements treatment according to defined treatment plans as assigned by the treatment team and provides a supportive structured environment for residents in order to promote growth and ensure safety.
  • Continually updates skills through supervision, education, reading, workshops and in-services.
  • Actively seeks out and participates in supervision.
  • Ability to differentiate personal and professional boundaries that are conducive to the creation and maintenance of a positive work environment.

Your Education

Required:  Bachelor’s Degree. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college in Psychology or human service related field.

Certification, Registration, License

Required: Must keep on file a copy of a valid and current Colorado driver’s license. Colorado law requires that anyone working in the State of Colorado must have a Colorado driver’s license within 30 days of employment.

Your Experience

One year of experience working with children.

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

Recreation Therapist

Job Summary:

As a Recreation Therapist you need to know how to:

  • Be sensitive to the cultural differences among the children, families and staff, and respond appropriately, and sensitively, to those differences.
  • Coordinate and monitor in conjunction with Program Supervisors regarding adventure based outdoor and leisure education programs.
  • Consult and collaborate with program supervisors and Clinicians regarding a child’s recreation and community activities.
  • Teach and direct mental health workers in the planning and implementation of community activities.
  • Schedule, orientate, and coordinate volunteer groups providing activities/events directly with the children, including sports club/team activities.
  • Request, manage, and distribute donated activity/event tickets, memberships and passes.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement bike and helmet safety, fitting and rules trainings and is in contact with volunteer bike repair and maintenance team.
  • Assist in the operation of the swimming pool.
  • Collaborate with each child’s treatment team in the community reintegration/transitional planning.
  • Conduct therapeutic groups in collaboration with clinicians, program supervisors and direct care staff.
  • Manage the recreation budget.
  • Attend and participate in agency meetings and committees.
  • Perform as a professional and positive leader throughout the agency.
  • Develop and maintain the agency-wide activity calendar.
  • Coordinate pool scheduling across departments, and coordinate lifeguard training for staff.

Your Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. / B.S.) from four year College with a certificate in Recreation Therapy from an accredited program, required
  • Current Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) credential through NCTRC, required
  • Current Colorado Driver’s License, required (motor vehicle record and proof of automobile insurance coverage to be updated annually)
  • Lifeguard instructor or ability to obtain through the agency, preferred
  • At least two (2) years of relevant experience with residential/milieu programming or serving children with psychological disabilities, preferred

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

In-Home Therapist

Position Summary:

  • Provide consistent therapy for children and their families.  This will include individual psychotherapy and family therapy. Refer couples to marital therapy if indicated.  Modalities utilized may include TFCBT, CBT, EMDR, MST, play therapy as well as others.
  • Implement TCI and NMT techniques in the home.
  • Lead and coordinate treatment staffings and regularly attend team meetings to monitor progress.
  • Write reports including the initial evaluation/assessment, treatment plan, monthly review, quarterly treatment plan reviews, treatment notes, discharge plans as well as all other required documentation.
  • Monitor all treatment plans for progress or regression and update plans as necessary in compliance with agency timelines.
  • Provide case management for the children and families on your caseload.
  • Maintain professional communication with the Departments 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 families referred for treatment in an expeditious manner.
  • Perform all responsibilities in a manner that is reflective of the mission and philosophy of Mount St. Vincent.
  • Continually update skills through supervision, education, reading, workshops, and in-services.
  • Maintains current certifications (e.g., TCI, CPR, First Aid, AED, and Universal Precautions), trainings (e.g., NMT, Somatosensory), and licensure if applicable.
  • Know 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).

Your Experience

  • Master’s Degree or higher from a program of social work education or another mental health discipline, required
  • Training in child development, psychotherapy, family dynamics, systems and cultural differences, required
  • Ability to teach others, understand the treatment milieu, appropriately delegate tasks and skillfully collaborate with a wide variety of teams and disciplines, required
  • At least two (2) years of experience working in the mental health field with children, preferred
  • Current Colorado Driver’s License, required
  • Motor vehicle record and proof of automobile insurance coverage to be updated annually, required

Interested applicants are asked to fill out our Job Interest Form.

 

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