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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransBehavioral Health Therapist
Denver, CO

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full-time Shift : Day

Location: AdventHealth Porter

The role you'll contribute:

Contributes towards the delivery of quality health care with a concern for the well-being of those served. Provides high quality patient care by performing intake assessment, determining diagnosis, developing, and maintaining a treatment plan, concurrent reviews, and discharge planning for patients in the Behavioral Health Program. Therapy may include individual, family, couples, or group counseling as appropriate, using clinically sound and evidence-based practices as current with Colorado State Mental Health laws, regulatory agencies, and AdventHealth policies and standards of care.

The value you'll bring to the team:

  • Demonstrates critical thinking in delivery of assessment, crisis intervention, treatment planning, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of quality care to meet patient needs.

  • Demonstrates critical thinking in the delivery of all EAP Interventions, such as Workshops, Training, Mediation, Team Effectiveness, Trauma, Drug and Alcohol, Management Services, etc.

  • Facilitates individual, group and family therapy as well as psycho-educational groups to promote patient emotional, spiritual, and psychological health.

  • Communicates and collaborates with family members and other care givers regarding the plan of care for the patient.

  • Works with interdisciplinary team to formulate and implement care of patients using insight, limit setting, support, goal setting and other techniques as appropriate.

  • Participates in on-call rotation, conducting crisis assessments and developing safety plans with clients experiencing a behavioral health crisis.

  • Provides clients with appropriate resources and referrals when clinically indicated.

  • Responds to potentially dangerous situations and ensures safety of patients in least restrictive manner.

  • Demonstrates proper precautions when dealing with suicidal, homicidal and/or dangerous clients.

  • Applies knowledge of state statues criteria pertaining to involuntary holds, seclusions and restraints.

  • Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, census and staffing through priority setting and flexibility.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:


  • Master’s degree in counseling, Social Work, or related field

  • Two years of direct behavioral clinical experience providing individual, group or family therapy in an inpatient or outpatient setting

  • Competence with DSM diagnostic criteria and treatment planning.

  • Demonstrates clinical and ethical professionalism, conflict resolution and critical thinking skills.

  • Current State License in one of the following disciplines: Clinical Psychologist (PSY), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

  • For St. Anthony North Hospital and St. Anthony Hospital only: Current Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association


  • EAP knowledge and experience.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Behavioral

Organization: AdventHealth Porter

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23035995

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AH Rocky Mountain

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $29.81 - $51.65

  • Location: Denver, CO

  • Job ID: 23035995

  • Job Family: Behavioral

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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