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Behavioral Health Program Director / (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track

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Behavioral Health Program Director / (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track

University of Colorado Denver


Behavioral Health Program Director / (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track - 29185 Faculty 

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

College of Nursing

Job Title: Behavioral Health Program Director / Instructor / Senior Instructor / Assistant Professor (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track

Position #:00611421 - Requisition #:29185

Position Location:  Sheridan Health Services (Southwest Denver) - 3525 W. Oxford Avenue | Unit G1 Denver, CO 80236 

Job Summary:

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The CU College of Nursing has an opening for a full-time (1.0 FTE) position as a Behavioral Health Program Director / Instructor / Senior Instructor / Assistant Professor (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track within its federally qualified community health center (FQHC), Sheridan Health Services (SHS), located in southwest Denver, CO (zip code: 80236).  SHS encompasses three clinical sites (CU Family Health Clinic, CU Youth Health Clinic, and CU Belleview Point Health Clinic).  This position is clinic based and includes dedicated effort for administrative duties.  Faculty rank is based on experience and qualifications.

Health care provider positions at SHS, such as this one, qualify for federal and state loan repayment (more info at: https://tinyurl.com/pts4k4z2).

The Behavioral Health Program Director is part of the SHS senior management team and will uphold the SHS mission by assuring the delivery of high-quality integrated care services and the fiscal soundness of the organization by meeting productivity standards. This position serves in an advisory capacity making recommendations about primary care and behavioral health integration to improve service delivery and achieve improved health outcomes.

The position is responsible for the administrative and clinical management of psychiatric and behavioral health (BH) services provided at the Family Health Clinic, Youth Health Clinic, and Belleview Point Health Clinic.

Clinic Description:

SHS is a multi-site, nurse-managed FQHC, funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of Primary Healthcare; and is a collaborative effort between the College of Nursing and the Sheridan School District. There are now 62 employees at three convenient locations to serve community health needs primarily for residents of Arapahoe, Denver, Adams, and Jefferson counties.  The CU Youth Health Clinic is located in the Sheridan School District Administration building in Englewood, CO. The CU Belleview Point Health Clinic is located in southwest Aurora and the CU Family Health Clinic is located in southwest Denver on the Fort Logan campus and provides services to adults and children, 65% of whom identify as Latinx, and 42% of whom are best served in another language, with Spanish being the predominant second language.  Services offered include primary care across the lifespan; prenatal and postpartum, gynecology, dentistry, pharmacy, behavioral health, and outpatient substance abuse treatment.  SHS is a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and as such, we uphold a model of care that places the patient at the center, incorporating the values and beliefs of the patient in all decision-making. We extend the reach of the clinic through public health outreach where nursing students provide community outreach, health education, and home visitation services.  https://nursing.cuanschutz.edu/patient-care/sheridan-health-services

Examples of Work Performed

The following general criteria summarize the position's primary responsibilities (to be modified as necessary in response to a changing clinical, administrative, or funding landscape):

Program Management

Core responsibilities of the Behavioral Health Program Director include programmatic oversight for the creation, implementation, and management of clinical programs within the BH service line:
    Leads clinical quality strategies aimed at meeting clinical benchmarks for quality and productivity, ensuring high quality, culturally responsive patient care in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations in addition to grant requirements Establishes clinical goals utilizing a team approach for input and discussion Provides ongoing clinical staff development Works collaboratively with the Director of Finance & Administration to monitor revenue and fiscal expenditures Supervises  BH providers, staff, and students Seeks opportunities for new revenue streams and responds to these as appropriate (e.g., grants, contracts, managed care contracts, governmental relations, etc.) Collaborates with leadership on strategic planning and implementation.

Clinical Care

The Behavioral Health Program Director will provide a portion of total effort in direct care to patients from diverse backgrounds.
Maintains Electronic Health Record documentation in compliance with accepted standards, in keeping with the Policies & Procedures of the clinic. Must meet rigorous standards for documentation, completion of clinical notes, referral processing and follow-up in a timely manner.
Compliance

The Behavioral Health Program Director will be responsible for audit and compliance activities to ensure that behavioral health services and standards follow all state, federal, and CU regulations, in addition to contractual requirements associated with payers and funders, in collaboration with leadership team. 
This position will ensure compliance with third party reimbursement and client fee collections. Performs other duties as assigned. Coordinates quarterly peer review processes to assure accurate record documentation Serves on the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee and assures that program staff are knowledgeable of required QA activities and participates in improvement monitoring specific to clinical performance. Maintains all necessary licenses, certifications, credentialing materials and other required documents as outlined by the Office of Clinical and Community Affairs at the College of Nursing.
Community Engagement

The Behavioral Health Program Director will participate in community outreach for the purpose of increasing access to care, reducing barriers to treatment, and advancing the mission and vision of SHS.  The Behavioral Health Program Director will be responsible for establishing and maintaining community partnerships.

Why Join Us:

CU Nursing is an amazing place to be. We have the distinct advantage of being a part of a huge medical campus with three incredible hospitals - the VA, the nationally ranked University of Colorado Hospital, and the Children's Hospital Colorado where our nursing students and faculty learn every day. From our beginning 125 years ago as part of the School of Medicine at CU Boulder to our current home at the Anschutz Medical Campus, the college has been a recognized leader in nursing education (ranked #10 in online MS graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report 2023). Our faculty, students and staff have been instrumental in shaping the profession of nursing and teaching the next generation of nurses while treating patients in our own nurse-led clinics. Be a part of an innovative, dynamic, diverse, and exciting workplace -- helping make great things happen.  Join us in our quest to boldly transform health together.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://nursing.cuanschutz.edu/about/careers/benefits.

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):
    A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position Curriculum vitae / Resume Five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address A copy of all current licenses and certifications (LCSW, LPC, PMHNP, PSYD, CPR/BLS, etc.)

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.

Questions should be directed to: College of Nursing Human Resources at CON.HR@ucdenver.edu

Screening of Applications Begins:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

 

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as HIRING RANGE:
 
Instructor

Senior Instructor

Assistant Professor

 

Min - Max

Min - Max

Min - Max

Nurse Practitioner (with a psychiatric mental health certification)

$97,195

$108,497

$98,167

$109,582

$99,139 

$110,667

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

$107,327

$119,807

$108,400

$121,005

$109,474

$122,203

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Marriage and Family Therapist or Psychologist

$71,444

$79,752

$72,159

$80,549

$72,873 

$81,347

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt.

In addition to the annual salary for this position, an annual administrative stipend of $10,000/year will also be offered.  

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu​.

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Vaccination Statement:

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz: https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4029168&targetURL=

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Unit-Specific Exemptions:
    Anschutz Campus - Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons.

The University of Colorado seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
 

Qualifications 
Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications 

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

This is an open rank position and could be categorized as Instructor, Senior Instructor or Assistant Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below:

Instructor:
    Master's degree from an accredited institution in one of the following disciplines: Nursing with a psychiatric mental health certification Psychiatric mental health nursing Social work Counseling Marriage and family therapy OR Doctorate degree in Psychology (PhD or PsyD)
Current licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) with psychiatric subspecialty, clinical social worker (LCSW), professional counselor (LPC), marriage and family therapist (LMFT), or psychologist (LP), in good standing Must have CO licensures by date of hire. Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies. Three (3) years' post-graduate experience providing direct patient care services One (1) year experience as a clinical supervisor
Senior Instructor:
    Master's degree from an accredited institution in one of the following disciplines: Nursing with a psychiatric mental health certification Psychiatric mental health nursing Social work Counseling Marriage and family therapy OR Doctorate degree in Psychology (PhD or PsyD)
Current licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) with psychiatric subspecialty, clinical social worker (LCSW), professional counselor (LPC), marriage and family therapist (LMFT), or psychologist (LP), in good standing Must have CO licensures by date of hire. Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies. Three (3) years' post-graduate experience providing direct patient care services One (1) year experience as a clinical supervisor Demonstrated leadership in area of practice Demonstrated experience collaborating with academic colleagues and students in practice activities
Assistant Professor:
    Doctorate degree from an accredited institution in one of the following disciplines: Nursing with a psychiatric mental health certification Psychiatric mental health nursing Social work Counseling Marriage and family therapy Psychology (PhD or PsyD)
Current licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) with psychiatric subspecialty, clinical social worker (LCSW), professional counselor (LPC), marriage and family therapist (LMFT), or psychologist (LP), in good standing Must have CO licensures by date of hire. Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies. Three (3) years' post-graduate experience providing direct patient care services One (1) year experience as a clinical supervisor Demonstrated leadership in area of practice Demonstrated experience collaborating with academic colleagues and students in practice activities
 Conditions of employment:
    Must be willing and able to obtain Colorado licenses by date of hire. Must be willing and able to obtain valid NPI number by date of hire Must be willing and able to obtain valid Colorado Medicaid Provider number within 30 days of hire date Must be willing and able to complete CAQH by date of hire Must be willing and able to remain credentialed by all necessary parties and ensure credentialing materials stay current. Must be willing and able to obtain current BLS/CPR certification by date of hire. Must be willing and able to work in a normal patient care environment with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious diseases. Must be willing and able to work until 7pm on designated weeknights in rotation with other providers for Extended Hours (currently Wednesday evenings).

Preferred Qualifications:
    Five (5) years' post-graduate experience providing direct patient care services Experience working in a primary care or school-based health center setting using a brief model of service delivery Experience utilizing bilingual skills (Spanish/English) at a conversation level in a clinical setting Credentialed as a certified addiction specialist (CAS) or licensed addiction counselor (LAC) Experience as a preceptor/clinical supervisor of students and/or behavioral health trainees and interns Experience using behavioral health interventions to treat chronic diseases

Competencies:
    Knowledge of program planning concepts, principles, and practices with a focus on building and maintaining a system of integrated care that supports patient needs. Knowledge of the cultural, social, and economic background of the diverse populations served and the impact of cultural values and beliefs in their health status. Leadership ability to establish program goals and objectives and to assess programs toward their achievement; ability to handle administration of multiple program sites assuring efficiency in service delivery and program communication. Ability to work independently with willingness to take initiative in addressing concerns and issues for desired outcomes. Knowledge of requirements for providing clinical program oversight. Ability to foster a high degree of teamwork and collaboration Expertise in clinical assessment and therapeutic interventions with individuals, couples, families, and groups.      Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population of staff, faculty, community members, and clients. Effective communication skills, including in public presentations, consultation, and conflict resolution. Ability to build and sustain effective working relationships and rapport with patients, their families, community partners and other members of the health care team Willingness and ability to work on a virtual platform to provide telehealth services Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of primary care-behavioral health integrated programs, including fundamental elements of co-located and/or fully integrated services, and familiarity with population-based interventions Demonstrated ability to practice and lead from a social justice lens, with a commitment to cultural responsiveness and diversity, equity, and inclusion Ability to navigate program compliance and audits, and to manage billing and reporting Ability to use computer and clinic software, and to document in EHR, ensuring completeness and accuracy. Medical literacy, as demonstrated by familiarity with common medical terms, first-line psychiatric medications, understanding of medical culture, and with interdisciplinary treatment teams. Ability to collect and analyze data for reporting. Ability to establish & achieve productivity expectations for self and team.
         Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Reference Letters (Not Confidential)     

Job Category: Faculty 

Primary Location: Denver Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 20468 - CON-DEAN ADMINISTRATION 

Schedule: Full-time 

Posting Date: Mar 31, 2023 

Unposting Date: Ongoing Position Number: 00611421

To apply, please visit: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=29185&lang=en







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