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Behavioral Health Provider

Aurora, Colorado
USD62,550 to USD79,000
Job Type
19 May 2023
Company Description

Since 1970, Salud has been committed to providing a Medical Home to patients, where medical, dental, behavioral health services, and clinical pharmacists work together and coordinate efforts in a team-based system of care. We strive to improve the quality of our patient's lives who would otherwise have limited access to health care. We serve all individuals regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay.

Job Description

As a Behavioral Health Provider (BHP) at Salud, you will provide behavioral health services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. The Behavioral Health Provider (BHP) approaches their task in a team-based care fashion that supports patients and their families in self-management, self-efficacy, and behavior change.

We offer:

Starting Annual Salary - $62,550 to $79,000
Loan repayment potential - HPSA score 22

Comprehensive Benefits Package includes:

Medical (Includes Free Medical Services at All Salud Facilities)
Dental (Employee Discounts at All Salud Dental Facilities)
Flexible Spending Accounts
Basic Life and AD&D
Supplemental Life and AD&D
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
21 paid vacation days per year
10 Paid Holidays per year (includes 2 Floating Holidays and paid Birthday)
8 Paid accrued Sick Days per year
Financial and time-off reimbursement for continuing medical education
Retirement savings plans
Employees working at least 1,000 hours within a 12-month period are eligible for the Defined Contribution Pension Plan. Salud will contribute 5% of your base salary each month

Our Mission is to provide a quality, integrated health care home to the communities we serve

Supervision Received:

Works under the direct supervision of the Center Operations Director and the Vice President of Medical Services - Behavioral Health

Supervision Exercised if Unlicensed:


Supervision Exercised if Licensed:

May supervise unlicensed behavioral health providers as assigned

Specific Duties:

Assesses patients to determine the appropriate level of treatment in accordance with relevant ethical and legal standards
The BHP acts as a patient advocate for our vulnerable population by ensuring that the patient is fully informed and comfortable with their visit to Salud
Works in conjunction with Medical Providers, Dental Providers, other Behavioral Health Providers, Medical Assistants, Customer Service Associates, and all other staff to ensure that patients obtain the highest standard of integrated health care
Provides services appropriate to the age-specific needs of all patients in accordance with the principles of growth and development for infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric life cycles
Conducts mental health screenings utilizing standardized instruments
Provides PCP-initiated consultation services that may include differential diagnosis, psychoeducation, brief intervention, referral for further treatment, etc.
Consults with and advises other healthcare team members on methods of assisting patients and their families in overcoming social and emotional difficulties which may prevent effective healthcare
Follow procedures for the electronic health records system
Manages psychosocial aspects of chronic and acute diseases
Provides psychotherapy to individuals



Master's or doctoral degree in psychology, counseling, clinical social work, or equivalent


Prefer 2 years post-licensure treating patients with psychosocial issues


Must be licensed by the State of Colorado within 3 years from the date of hire

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Fluency in Spanish and English is required
Excellent working knowledge of behavioral medicine and evidence-based treatments for medical and mental health conditions
Must work well with the other patient care team members
Ability to work through brief patient contacts as well as to make quick and accurate assessments of mental and behavioral health conditions
Ability to collaborate with medical providers in the treatment of psychosocial issues
Sensitivity to low-income and ethnic minority communities is a must

Additional Information

Salud Family Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local laws. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

As required by Public Health Order, all Salud Family Health employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment. The only exceptions to being vaccinated are verified and approved medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs.
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  • Job Reference: 1010171733-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Salud Family Health
  • Location: Aurora, Colorado
  • Salary: USD62,550 to USD79,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent