To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we will also offer up to a $7,500 sign-on bonus.
To support your professional development, we also offer up to $5,250 per year in education reimbursement, which can be used for tuition assistance, student loan repayment, or to obtain additional certifications/licenses.
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Mental Health Counselor / Certified Nursing Assistant.
You effectively use your compassion, empathy, respect, and authenticity to form genuine, trusting relationships with your patients.
Youâ™re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
Conveniently located just west of Denver in Wheat Ridge, we offer complete behavioral health services for people who are experiencing addiction, substance use and mental health conditions. Our qualified medical and clinical teams also offer treatment for people who are affected by both substance use disorders and an emotional or psychiatric disorder. Our holistic approach to treatment focuses on our patientsâ™ physical, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being.
West Pines Behavioral Health at Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our tight knit team specializes in helping adults ages 18 and older with psychiatric or addiction concerns.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and Paid Time Off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll honor each otherâ™s dignity and surpass the standards we set. Weâ™ll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes (even the bad ones). Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a Mental Health Counselor / CNA with us, you will know how to:
Provide care through effective planning, intervention and evaluation
Meet the needs of the patient, family, and multi-disciplinary team through effective communication, coordination, and documentation and under direct supervision of a registered nurse
Coordinate patient care and report patient changes to the appropriate team members
Ensure that the progress of patients is communicated to staff, physicians, other departments and family
Provide patient with assigned activities and tasks
Document patientsâ™ condition in medical and facility records according to policy and regulations
Provide therapeutic interventions on an individual and group basis which are congruent with team structure and program expectations
Participate in the development and implementation of treatment plans when requested
Maintain under the direction of the nurse, ongoing communication with internal and external individuals and/or agencies as appropriate, utilizing effective customer service skills
Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines and requirements
Demonstrate age related care skills as defined by unit patient populations
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
High School Diploma or equivalent, required
Minimum of one (1) year Mental Health Counseling inpatient experience or three (3) years memory care / skilled nursing facility with behavioral health patients (as evaluated by the supervisor), required
Successful completion of nurse assistant training program, required
Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire (with prior approval), required
Certified as a nurse aide in the State of Colorado, required
College degree, preferred
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Mental Health Counselor / CNA on our team, we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health, youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Work that matters. A team you can trust.
SCL Health now Intermountain Healthcare is a leading nonprofit healthcare organization and health system that provides high-quality, accessible, and affordable healthcare to more patients and communities in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, and Kansas.
With more than 59,000 individuals with a shared goal to offer excellent care, we make a difference in our communities by putting our patients and families first. We believe fully engaged employees are the foundation of exceptional patient care. We value diversity and offer promising career opportunities with great benefits for those looking to make a difference in the communities we serve.