Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care
Regular Full-time position (30hrs/wk) with benefits
This position will provide service in an innovative integrated primary health care program.
Will perform substance use assessments, brief interventions, referrals, and consultation to primary care and mental health treatment teams.
Send cover letter and resume to: Search Coordinator, Health District of Northern Larimer County, 120 Bristlecone Dr., Ft. Collins, CO 80524, or by FAX to 970-221-7165 (attn.: Search Coordinator), or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Timeline for applying is 5pm on Friday, May 5, 2017. Position open until filled. Complete information online at www.healthdistrict.org. EOE
Required: Master’s degree or higher in a behavioral discipline and at least 2 years clinical experience in a behavioral health setting. Current Colorado license in a behavioral health profession, or have ability and willingness to become licensed within one year of employment. Addiction counseling certification, OR willingness to pursue training and Colorado certification in addiction counseling.
The Health District is a public health agency that provides residents of northern Larimer County with dental, mental health and preventive health services, in addition to connecting people to more affordable prescription and health insurance options.
Products and services:
• Sliding-fee and Medicaid dental services
• Prescription Assistance
• Sliding-fee mental health counseling ...and mental health referrals
• Low-cholesterol screening
• Quit tobacco counseling
• Assistance with low-cost health insurance options
• Online health information resource
Divisions and departments:
• Family Dental Clinic
• Dental Connections
• Mental Health Connections
• Health Promotion
• Healthy Mind Matters
• Larimer Health Connect
• Integrated Primary Care/Mental Health Program
The Health District is viewed as a cutting-edge, model public health agency in many areas, from its collection and use of local health statistics to its commitment to collaborative community problem solving around mental health and dental care.
In 2014, the Health District was designated a silver-level Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists.
Future of company:
Health District strategic priorities are determined by a publicly elected board of directors based on a variety of information, including data from a triennial community health survey.
The Health District is a gap-filling agency that is not in competition with other organizations. However, it does partner with many other local entities, including the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment, Poudre Valley Hospital/University of Colorado Health, SummitStone Health Partners and others.
Facebook URL: Facebook.com/HealthDistrict