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Canon City Co Responder Clinician Position- $5000 Signing Bonus

  • 5 Dec 2022 12:53 PM
    Message # 13014137
    • General Information

      • Job Title:

        Co-Responding Clinician

      • Location:

        • 3225 Independence Road

        • Canon City, CO, 81212

        • United States

      • Base Pay:

        $55000.00 - $69492.80 / Year

      • Other Compensation:

        Salary dependent upon related education, experience and licensure.

      • Employee Type:

        Salary Full Time

      • Job Category:

        Sign on Bonus, Relocation

      • Required Degree:


    • Contact Information

      • Name:

        Daniel Nelson

      • Phone:


      • Email:


    • Description

      Sign on Bonus & Relocation Eligible

      General Purpose

      Co Responders respond to mental health related calls with law enforcement to provide crisis de-escalation, intervention, assessment, and linkage to appropriate services.  Co-Responders need to approach situations with not only the tools to de-escalate emergency situations, but also the ability to begin engaging individuals with strengths-based, person-centered approaches that provide necessary skills and support needed to avoid future escalations.

      Essential Duties/Responsibilities

      • Provides telephone and short-term face-to-face interventions to help stabilize people in crisis and prevent further criminal justice involvement, or hospitalization when possible.
      • Provides comprehensive emergency client evaluations.
      • Assesses client’s behavioral health status and provides evidence-based intervention strategies.
      • Provides risk assessment and intervention as part of the interdisciplinary team.
      • Makes appropriate level of care decisions on scene.
      • Refers to Mobile Crisis Clinicians or Crisis Care Managers for follow up as needed.
      • Works as part of a team of clinicians, specialists, aids, case managers and psychiatric providers.
      • Documents all patient contacts and other clinical information in the health record system.
      • Provides community-based crisis assessment and intervention.
      • Provides community outreach and education.
      • Provides flexibility and accommodation as needed.
      • Serves as an information resource to clinical team.
      • Participates in job-related training sessions and seminars.
      • Attends required staff meetings.
      • Maintains prompt and regular attendance.
      • Transports or arranges for transportation as needed.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.

      Job Qualifications

      Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:

      • Possesses excellent organizational skills.
      • Possesses knowledge of specific medical/psychiatric illnesses, procedures and treatments.
      • Possesses excellent interpersonal and team skills.
      • Ability to provide rapid clinical psychosocial assessments and treatment/management.
      • Demonstrates cultural sensitivity and competency in age specific behaviors
      • Knowledge of community resources.
      • Ability to advocate/negotiate systems for patients.
      • Ability to gather and analyze data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations.
      • Ability to prioritize decisions based upon multiple criteria and identifiable standards.
      • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing.
      • Ability to maintain objectivity and confidentiality.
      • Ability to use reliable personal transportation and a clean driving record.
      • Ability to work flexible shifts based on community need.

      Education or Formal Training:

      • Master’s degree in social work, clinical psychology, or closely related field.
      • Colorado license preferred (LPC, LCSW, LAC, LMFT).


      • Experience working with those who have mental illness and substance use disorders.
      • Experience completing psychiatric crisis assessments and formulating treatment plans; doing at-risk assessments, crisis intervention, and brief therapy.

      Working Conditions and Other Conditions of Employment

      Working Environment:

      This job operates in a fast-paced, professional office environment and routinely requires the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers. The position may require travel to conferences, meetings and branch locations on a regular or intermittent basis. Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. In the health center environment, there is potential for contact with blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases, as well as potential for contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals. There could be interaction with persons who are mentally ill, disabled, elderly and emotionally upset.

      Physical Activities:

      These are representative of those which must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

      This is a largely sedentary role but can involve standing or sitting for extended periods of time, bending at the waist, and using hands and fingers to handle and file papers or operate assigned equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Employee may also have to lift 10 to 25 lbs. unassisted.

      Conditions of Employment:

      • Annual TB screen, federally required drug screening, and Influenza vaccination or compliance with policy and procedure.
      • Required possession of a valid state driver's license.
      • Successful candidate must submit to and pass, post-offer drug screen.

    • Requirements

      In accordance with the Colorado Board of Health regulations, 6 CCR 1011-1, Chapter 2, Part 12, all Solvista Health employees, direct contractors, and support staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to the requirements of the American with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq..), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq.), the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (C.R.S. § 24-34-401 et seq.), and any other relevant federal or State law. As such all persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment.

    • Summary

      Summary of Benefits
      (Does not apply to internships or contractors)

      Insurance Coverage

      • Life insurance
      • Medical and behavioral health
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Deductible reimbursement plan
      • 6% employer match retirement 100% vested after just one year
      • Optional insurance coverage available on a shared-cost basis
      • Flexible spending plans for health, dependent, and elder care
      • Optional Health Savings Account plan

      Vacation & Education

      • Generous paid time off benefit
      • 10 paid holidays
      • Paid Sick time
      • Solvista Health offers internships for master’s level students in the behavioral health field
      • Progressive skills enhancement training


      • Monthly stipend for fitness club membership
      • Discounted membership for Crossfit Cañon City
      • Clinical licensure reimbursement

      Loan Forgiveness

      Student loan repayment programs available through:

      • National Health Service Corps Active Sites
      • Nurse Corps Active Sites
      • NHSC STAR LRP Active Sites
      • Colorado Health Service Corps
      • Public Student Loan Forgiveness

      Summary of Compensation

      The base compensation represents the entry point of the range. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on factors including but not limited to location, experience, education and performance. The salary is just one component of Solvista Health's total compensation package for employees. 

      For position openings where sign-on bonus is present, any former employee who seperated within the last 180 days is ineligible for said bonus option.

      Summary of Equal Opportunities and Accommodations

      Solvista Health is deeply committed to building a workplace and community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

      We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. To request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at hr@solvistahealth.org, or by phone at 719-275-2351.

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