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Chief Behavioral Health Officer, Frisco, CO

Organization: Summit Community Care Clinic
Category: Senior Leadership
Location: Frisco, CO
Date Job Posted: June 19, 2020
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Live, work and play in one of the most sought-after places in the country. Summit County, Colorado epitomizes the mountain and resort lifestyle, high in the Rocky Mountains. Enjoy a scenic, rural setting with amenities you would find in a more urban setting. Rivers, lakes and mountain trails abound.

Activities include skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling in winter and hiking, biking, rafting, fishing, boating in summer. Music, art, cultural and social events are plentiful year-round. Summit County towns include Frisco, Breckenridge, Dillon and Silverthorne; ski resorts include Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin.

Summit Lives . . . are nurtured and healed by the professionals at the Summit Community Care Clinic. Join Us!

Summit Community Care Clinic:

  • provides rewarding, mission-driven careers in the heart of the beautiful Colorado mountains. As a member of the Care Clinic team, you will make an important difference in the lives of the patients you serve - changing lives everyday. We have been nationally recognized for our integrated care model.
  • is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides a full range of integrated care services including medical, dental and behavioral health services through a team-based model of care.
  • is highly valued as an important thread in the community fabric. There is an underlying appreciation of what the clinic provides to the community and this creates a fulfilling work-place environment.

We are currently recruiting a Chief Behavioral Health Officer

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Chief Behavioral Health Officer

Starting pay: $3846.14 bi-weekly

Standards of Performance:

Promote the philosophy and mission of Summit Community Care Clinic;
Demonstrate accountability and responsibility for duties and tasks associated with the position;
Acquire, maintain and demonstrate appropriate knowledge level and competencies;
Demonstrate a commitment to service excellence and quality improvement;
Act as a representative of the clinic with patients, staff and the general public in a professional and supportive manner.
Compliance with SCCC’s written standards, including its Standards of Conduct and policies and procedures is a requirement of the position, and failure to comply will be met by the enforcement of disciplinary action, up to and including possible termination, in accordance with SCCC’s Policy and Procedure: Addressing Instances of Non Compliance.

Demonstration of Core Clinic Values:

When working with our team:

Respect others and honor diversity;
Be straightforward and direct when dealing with co-workers, our patients and vendors/partners;
Work well within and between teams knowledgeably and capably;
Contribute to the team’s mission/goals;
Demonstrate appropriate balance of work and personal life;
Communicate in a thoughtful and responsive way to employees at all levels.
Looks for ways to improve and promote quality, participates in Quality Improvement initiatives as appropriate and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

When working with our patients:

Create solutions that add value to their health;
Deliver quality service by doing quality work;
Remain graceful and tactful under pressure;
Remain patient, competent, and professional with patients;


Know and follow applicable laws and regulations;
Demonstrate integrity and honesty;
Behave conscientiously in potential conflict of interest or political situations;
Deal with patients fairly and consistently.


Value safe working and patient procedures;
Demonstrate strong safety consciousness;
Demonstrate strong confidentially consciousness;
Maintain strict adherence to safety and confidentiality guidelines and regulations;
Use and promote all safety and confidentiality techniques and equipment.
Actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.

Essential Functions:

  1. Provide general administrative coordination for all aspects of the behavioral health program
  2. Oversee all behavioral health staff, and act as clinical supervisor when needed
  3. Conduct quality assurance activities including: conducting chart reviews, reviewing unanticipated outcomes reports, developing and monitoring practice protocols and procedures
  4. Act as community liaison for the Clinic on all behavioral health initiatives
  5. Organize and manage community partnerships (e.g. Mind Springs Health, Public Health)
  6. Manage and assist in writing BH related grants
  7. Team with Clinic staff to monitor and inform operations and workflows
  8. Work with internal and external evaluation teams to complete evaluation efforts
  9. Coordinate training activities as needed to serve the community and providers
  10. Monitor training and proficiency of behavioral health staff
  11. Monitor treatment measures and outcomes
  12. Complete all requirements of local and state funders
  13. Assist Executive leadership issues such as strategic planning, site visits, etc.
  14. Stay current on BH best practices and initiatives at the local and national level
  15. Maintain APA accredited internship program and Master’s level training program for students completing practicum and internships
  16. Assist in development of BH department budget, organizational budget and review of monthly financials
  17. Work with Region 1 RAE on quality and measures related to Medicaid population
  18. Oversee BH crisis response for Clinic patients and some community partners

*This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related duties requested by their supervisor.


PhD/ PsyD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (or closely related field) from an APA accredited program, Completion of APA accredited internship, May consider Master’s level degree as equivalent if extensive work experience in the field is evident.
Active and unrestricted Colorado license or ability to transfer license within 1 year
At least three (3) years progressive leadership experience in community health, integrated care, or community mental health
Experience in program management and staff supervision
Experience in grant writing
Experience in budgeting

Language Ability: Ability to read, write and clearly speak the English language. Ability to read, write and clearly speak the Spanish language preferred. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and deal with multiple linguistic cultural variables.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management.

Reasoning and Mental Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to exercise independent judgment. Self-directing and organized. Ability to reason objectively. Ability to assess, project and plan for patients needs. Ability to interpret state/ federal/agency regulations. Ability to document concisely, accurately and in timely manner. Ability to handle a variety of duties which may be interrupted or changed by immediate circumstances.

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis.

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

Interpersonal Skills: Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, co-workers, administration, physicians and providers, community agencies, referral sources, regulators and other health team members. Demonstrate ability to enlist the cooperation of others. High tolerance for stress.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a solid knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheet software and database software.

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and email

Certificates and Licenses:

MA/MS, LPC, or PHD in psychology or social work

OSHA required courses for positions, CPR.

Licensed by a mental health governing body

Supervisory Responsibilities: Behavioral Health Team

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