Career Opportunities

Mental Health Careers In Colorado Springs, CO

Peaks Recovery Centers is dedicated to providing the highest level of addiction treatment services and mental health programming, and are always looking to expand our efforts and team. Those who have experience in substance abuse treatment and residential treatment are valued. At Peaks, you will gain immense insight into the individuals needing our help, our program, and how to refine your industry skills.

Join Our Team

Our team consists of individuals that are passionate, caring, and trained to provide the most exceptional services to those in need of addiction treatment. We believe all team members play a vital role, and when we work together, we can truly help our clients recover and go on to live fulfilling and purposeful lives.

Below you’ll find current open job positions. If there are no job postings, don’t worry. We encourage you to still submit the form below if you would like to become a part of our growing team.

Career Opportunities

Position Title:

Intensive Outpatient Therapist

Position Location:

Denver, CO

*Must be able to commute to Colorado Springs during Position Training

General Purpose:

Utilizes a variety of person-centered, culturally sensitive treatment approaches to work with a diverse client population of Peaks Recovery Centers (PRC). Service goals include: providing effective behavioral health therapy to clients to improve their functioning and to prevent a higher level of care; linking clients to other services and agencies; and improving the coping skills of individuals and families.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Assessment, diagnosis, case management, continuing care assessments and planning, group treatment planning, facilitate group therapy, referral assessments, documentation, discharge planning, recovery education instruction, and relapse prevention.

  • Delivers and documents crisis intervention, trauma-informed care, and case management services to the clients of PRC.  
  • Conducts mental health status examinations, substance abuse/dependency status examinations, and diagnostic assessment to establish differential diagnosis. 
  • Meets PRC standard for: 
  1. Client Group Care Hours,
  2. Missed Group Appointments, and
  3. Completion of All Documentation.
  • Facilitates new client pre-screens and documentation as needed.
  • Deliver person-centered, culturally sensitive evaluations, and trauma-informed care.   
  • Works with the client and their systems to identify treatment goals and objectives.   
  • Complete family contact once a week, or more as needed by the family. 
  • Maintains client charts/documentation according to the standards outlined in Clinical Records Management Policy & Procedure and the Assessment, Treatment Planning, DAP Progress Notes Discharge and Aftercare Planning Policy & Procedure of PRC.   
  • Attends staff meetings, in-service meetings, peer reviews, supervision sessions, and other meetings as requested/required per week.     
  • Participates in the design of client services through needs assessment and discussion with team members and Supervisor. 
  • Collaborates with the Peer Recovery Coach to refer clients to other human service agencies within the community to coordinate client care plans, including but not limited to, sober living facilities, clinicians, psychiatrists, etc..  
  • Works cooperatively and constructively as part of an interdisciplinary team.  
Center Wide Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for keeping client information confidential by adhering to Colorado law, HIPAA, and PRC policies and procedures.   
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws; professional practice acts and ethical guidelines; policies and procedures of PRC; and contractual guidelines.  
  • Responsible for supporting PRC Mission, Vision, and Purpose by practicing and modeling a culture of wellness within a One Team Mindset.  
  • Completes all client’s records in Kipu, PRC electronic clinical records, as requested/required. 
  • Completes required competency training and additional training as requested or selected by supervisor. 
  • Reviews and acknowledges PRC policies and procedures as requested/required. 
Misc. Duties as Assigned
  • Supports PRC staff in their efforts to collect client service fees.
  • May be assigned to community consultation and education projects. 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education or Formal Training 
  • A masters’ level degree is required.
  • Maintain professional licensure and certifications as required.
  • Colorado State License or License eligible.
  • Two-year post-graduate experience preferred. 
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations in order to establish a differential diagnosis and treatment plans.
Knowledge, Skill and Ability: (include materials and equipment directly used)
  • Possesses a working knowledge of the individual, group, family, and crisis treatment approaches and their application to clients with emotional, behavioral, and substance use disorder problems.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of clinical skills. 
  • Has the ability to produce written documentation and/or electronic records of clinical work in a manner readily understood by other service providers and in a manner that meets federal, state, and PRC documentation requirements. 
  • Ability to summarize service themes from a variety of client contacts and communicate suggested improvements for service delivery. 
  • Ability to do mental status exams and differential diagnoses based on the DSM-5, service planning, assessment case management and treatment. 
  • Ability to assess the level of risk and make an appropriate clinical judgment for resolution of client emergencies to effect a safe outcome.
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to enter data on PRC computerized record-keeping system, Kipu.
  • Some knowledge of psychotropic medications and medical information relevant to mental disorders.
  • Ability to understand and utilize collaborative documentation when clinically justified and as requested by the client.
  • Ability to interact with people in a professional, friendly manner.
  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively and constructively in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to think critically and independently.
  • Ability to realize and activate the potential in every interaction, every day.
  • Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Ability to use change as an opportunity for innovation and creativity.
  • Ability to inspire and model collaborative teamwork.
Working Environment/Physical Activities:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • May work extended hours in front of a computer monitor.
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
  • May need to provide services in noisy and unclean locations in the community.

Apply with Peaks by filling out the form below.

Position Title:

Clinician

General Purpose:

Utilizes a variety of person-centered, culturally sensitive treatment approaches to work with a diverse client population of Peaks Recovery Centers (PRC). Service goals include: providing effective behavioral health therapy to clients to improve their functioning and to prevent a higher level of care; linking clients to other services and agencies; and improving the coping skills of individuals and families.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Assessment, diagnosis, case management, continuing care assessments and planning, treatment planning, facilitate individual and group therapy, referral assessments, documentation, discharge planning, group facilitation, recovery education instruction, and relapse prevention.

  • Delivers and documents crisis intervention, trauma informed care, and case management services to clients designated by PRC.  These services may be delivered in the office or within the community. 
  • Conducts mental health status examinations, substance abuse/dependency status examinations, and diagnostic assessment to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans. 
  • Meets PRC standard for: 
  • Client Care Hours 
  • Missed Appointments 
  • Completion of All Documentation 
  • Deliver person centered, culturally sensitive evaluations, and trauma informed care as defined by position.   
  • Works with the client and their systems to identify treatment goals and objectives.   
  • Will contact family members within 48 hours of admission, continue to provide periodic updates throughout treatment, arrange family sessions when the client has completed the first 30-days and continue to be a point of contact for family members. 
  • Maintains client charts/documentation according to the standards outlined in Clinical Records Management Policy & Procedure and the Assessment, Treatment Planning, DAP Progress Notes Discharge and Aftercare Planning Policy & Procedure of PRC.   
  • Attends staff meetings, in-service meetings, peer reviews, supervision sessions, and other meetings as requested/required per week.     
  • Participates in the design of client services through needs assessment and discussion with team members and Supervisor. 
  • Collaborates with and refers to other human service agencies within the community to coordinate client care plans.  
  • Collaborates with the contracted Psychiatrist and Clinical Case Manager to coordinate client care plans.
  • Works cooperatively and constructively as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Center Wide Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for keeping client information confidential by adhering to Colorado law, HIPAA, and PRC policies and procedures.   
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws; professional practice acts and ethical guidelines; policies and procedures of PRC; and contractual guidelines.  
  • Responsible for supporting PRC Mission, Vision, and Purpose by practicing and modeling a culture of wellness within a One Team Mindset.  
  • Completes all clients records in Kipu, PRC electronic clinical records, as requested/required. 
  • Completes required competency training and additional training as requested or selected by supervisor. 
  • Reviews and acknowledges PRC policies and procedures as requested/required. 
Misc. Duties as Assigned
  • Supports PRC staff in their efforts to collect client service fees.
  • May be assigned to community consultation and education projects.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. 

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education or Formal Training 
  • Masters level degree is required.
  • Maintain professional licensure and certifications as required.
  • Colorado State License or License eligible.
  • Two year post graduate experience preferred. 
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations in order to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans. 
Knowledge, Skill and Ability: 
  • Possesses a working knowledge of individual, group, family, and crisis treatment approaches and their application to clients with emotional, behavioral, and substance use disorder problems.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of clinical skills. 
  • Has ability to produce written documentation and/or electronic records of clinical work in a manner readily understood by other service providers and in a manner that meets federal, state, and PRC documentation requirements. 
  • Ability to summarize service themes from a variety of client contacts and communicate suggested improvements for service delivery. 
  • Ability to do mental status exams and differential diagnoses based on the DSM-5, service planning, assessment case management and treatment. 
  • Ability to assess level of risk and make appropriate clinical judgment for resolution of client emergencies to effect a safe outcome.
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to enter data on PRC computerized record keeping system, Kipu.
  • Some knowledge of psychotropic medications and medical information relevant to mental disorders.
  • Ability to understand and utilize collaborative documentation when clinically justified and as requested by the client.
  • Ability to interact with people in a professional, friendly manner.
  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively and constructively in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to think critically and independently.
  • Ability to realize and activate potential in every interaction, every day.
  • Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Ability to use change as an opportunity for innovation and creativity.
  • Ability to inspire and model collaborative teamwork.
Working Environment/Physical Activities:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Works extended hours in front of a computer monitor.
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
  • May need to provide services in noisy and unclean locations in the community.

Apply with Peaks by filling out the form below.

Position Title:

Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Type:

One part-time position

One full-time position

General Purpose:

Supports the Medical, Nursing, and Clinical team to provide a consistently high level of medical care in Peaks Recovery Centers (PRC) detox or residential settings. Supports PRC in providing a safe and stable environment for clients that are actively intoxicated or feeling symptoms of withdrawal. Performs nursing duties and acts as a medical resource and support to Medical Care Aides and Client Care Aides as needed. 

Responsibilities & Duties:

Assist the Medical Team and Nursing Team with any of their needs, case management, continuing care assessments and planning, treatment planning, facilitate group therapy, documentation, client medical education, and completion of admissions intake screening.

  • Support the Chief Medical Officer, Medical Director, and/or Director of Nursing  in the design, implementation, and management of the detox facility
  • Assists with medication management, client medication education, and administration according to Medical Providers orders and in accordance with the Medication Management & Self-Administration SOP and the Medication Management & Administration SOP.
  • Assists with clients’ prescription medication refill and administration or self-administration.
  • Monitor and observe clients upon admission, managing any medical challenges within the scope of your license, contacting the on-call Registered Nurse or Medical Provider when appropriate for best client care.
  • Document and maintain accurate and current patient records in the electronic healthcare software system, Kipu.
  • Oversee work and responsibilities of Medical Care Aides by being a resource for their performance of job duties related to client care.
  • Support clients that are actively intoxicated, experiencing symptoms of withdrawal.
  • Identify emerging medical situations and respond appropriately.
  • Monitor/observe Urinalysis or Breathalyzer tests as needed and document appropriately.
  • Monitor and document client vital signs, physical condition, and behaviors as part of the program structure.
  • Administration of medications as per QMAP protocols, working closely with the medical team including Physicians, NP’s, PA’s and RN’s regarding medications in general, proactively seek clarification when needed.
  • Dispose of biohazard waste according to OSHA standards.
  • Practice OSHA safety standards and universal precautions.
  • Communicating to the Medical Provider observed medical complications or signs of distress in clients.
  • Understands and consistently employs behavioral management techniques, applies techniques for the de-escalation of the client, monitoring for sharps and contraband to ensure a safe environment.
  • Work closely with all members of the team to assure positive working relationships
  • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain good public relations with families, referral agencies, and other community resources.
  • Must have the ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, convincingly, and effectively when addressing an audience.
  • To consistently exercise good judgment and adequate emotional stability in evaluating situations and making decisions despite the pressures of deadlines or the occurrence of unexpected stressful events.
  • Complete initial screenings for new patients based on the patient’s presenting concerns (e.g. PHQ-9, COWS, CIWA, MDQ, GAD-7, LEC, DSM-V Cross-Cutting, etc.) and monitor client’s status throughout treatment.
  • Collects a detailed past medical history for new patients at admission, and obtains recent physical exam records if within the past 6 months.
  • Performs daily vital signs (and COWS/CIWA if applicable) for all clients as based on their level of care requirements.
  • Notes client’s reactions to psychotropic medications and over the counter (OTC) medications, documenting behavior changes within the client’s chart.
  • Triages clients to determine priority in the need to see the Medical Provider or if the client needs to be taken to Urgent Care or ER based on the severity of the client’s needs.
  • Performs Admission-Intake Assessment when requested by the Admissions Team.
  • Educate clients about the dangers of substance abuse disorder.
  • Caring and professional demeanor with compassion for clients struggling with addiction.
  • Maintains client charts/documentation according to the standards outlined in the Policy & Procedures of PRC.   
  • Attends staff meetings, in-service meetings, peer reviews, supervision sessions, and other meetings as requested/required per week.     
  • Works cooperatively and constructively as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Center Wide Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for keeping client information confidential by adhering to Colorado law, HIPAA, and PRC policies and procedures.   
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws; professional practice acts and ethical guidelines; policies and procedures of PRC; and contractual guidelines.  
  • Responsible for supporting PRC Mission, Vision, and Purpose by practicing and modeling a culture of wellness within a One Team Mindset.  
  • Completes all clients records in Kipu, PRC electronic clinical records, as requested/required. 
  • Completes required competency training and additional training as requested or selected by supervisor. 
  • Reviews and acknowledges PRC policies and procedures as requested/required. 
Misc. Duties as Assigned
  • Reviews and acknowledges PRC policies and procedures as requested/required. 
  • May be assigned to community consultation and education projects.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. 

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education or Formal Training 
  • High School Degree or equivalent required.
  • Maintain Licensed Practical Nurse licensure with DORA.
  • Colorado State Driver License.
  • 1-2 years experience in mental health and/or addiction preferred, but not required.
Knowledge, Skill and Ability: 
  • Possesses a working knowledge of the individual, group, family, and crisis treatment approaches and their application to clients with emotional, behavioral, and substance use disorder problems.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of nursing skills. 
  • Has the ability to produce written documentation and/or electronic records of medical work in a manner readily understood by other service providers and in a manner that meets federal, state, and PRC documentation requirements. 
  • Ability to summarize service themes from a variety of client contacts and communicate suggested improvements for service delivery. 
  • Ability to assess the level of risk and make an appropriate medical judgment for resolution of client emergencies to effect a safe outcome.
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to enter data on the PRC computerized record-keeping system, Kipu.
  • Some knowledge of psychotropic medications and medical information relevant to mental disorders.
  • Ability to understand and utilize collaborative documentation when clinically justified and as requested by the client.
  • Ability to interact with people in a professional, friendly manner.
  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively and constructively in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to think critically and independently.
  • Ability to realize and activate the potential in every interaction, every day.
  • Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Ability to use change as an opportunity for innovation and creativity.
  • Ability to inspire and model collaborative teamwork.
Working Environment/Physical Activities:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Work extended hours in front of a computer monitor.
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Apply with Peaks by filling out the form below.

Position Title:

Admissions Specialist

General Purpose:

Responsible for directing the admissions department and managing incoming admission phone calls to Peaks Recovery Centers (PRC). Provides collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer and/or Chief Operating Officer and/or Admissions Director to screen for appropriate clients for PRC programming.

Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Answers initial call into the PRC Admissions line. Determines whether a client is a good candidate for admission including having insurance or private pay resources.
  • Review all online form submissions
  • When a client does have insurance benefits, the Admissions Specialist will gather insurance information to be submitted either via email directly or through the PRC website form submission, including a picture of the front and back of the insurance card, first and last name of subscriber and potential client, along with dates of birth. The Admissions Specialist will enter this information into the KIPU Customer Relationship Management (CRM) through the admissions call queue, along with creating a “treatment opportunity” that reflects progress throughout the admission process.
  • Updates call dispositions daily through the Admissions Call Queue in the Kipu CRM
  • Updates Admissions Pipeline and Prospects in the Kipu CRM to reflect and document any changes in prospects being worked on, and otherwise keep documentation up to date as needed 
  • Participate and contribute to weekly Admissions team meetings
  • Request for the potential clients insurance information to be verified by the Admissions Director.
  • Answer the admission call line and direct potential clients to the appropriate treatment facility, including programs outside of Peaks Recovery when not appropriate for admission.
  • Be knowledgeable of all aspects of the admissions process, including the Admission Policy & Procedure and Intake & Billing Procedures.
  • In depth knowledge of all PRC programs, including rules and requirements set by the SOP’s and maintain the ability to effectively describe and communicate to prospective clients, families, community partners, ect.
  • Serves as a positive role model to other PRC staff and the public.
  • Attends, when needed, required meetings with other service agencies in the community. 
  • Acts as a liaison between PRC, clients, client families, and the community.    
  • Will conduct initial pre-admission screening to determine the appropriateness of new clients and discuss any concerns about the admission with the Admissions Director.
  • The Admissions Specialist conveys the client Nicotine Policy, COVID Policy, and Electronics Policy to the client and, when applicable, their family members. The COVID Waiver is sent to the client for completion through DocuSign for the client to complete prior to admission.
  • Manage the completion of the Financial Agreement of the responsible parties paying for the clients treatment. The Financial Agreement will be sent out via the secure Docusign portal.
  • Will help oversee insurance pre-qualifications for payment for services rendered by PRC.
  • Meets the PRC standard for: 
    • Completion of All Documentation.
  • Works with client and their family systems to identify treatment goals and objectives within the multidisciplinary team.  
  • Serves as liaison to and provides consultation to staff and other community agencies, including client care coordination. 
  • Designs client admission services through needs assessment and discussion with team members.
  • Performs assessments for residential placement and/or coordinates information required for assessment.  
  • Maintains a working and ongoing knowledge of various treatments, therapeutic modalities and general developments in the addiction and mental health field as needed
Center Wide Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for keeping client information confidential by adhering to Colorado law and policies and procedures of the PRC.  
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws; professional practice acts and ethical guidelines; policies and procedures of PRC; and contractual guidelines. 
  • Responsible for supporting the PRC Vision, Mission, Values and Beliefs by practicing and modeling a culture of wellness within a One Team Mindset
  • Completes all administrative paperwork as requested/required.
  • Completes required competency training and additional training as required. 
  • Reviews and acknowledges PRC policies and procedures as required.
Misc. Duties as Assigned
  • Supports PRC staff in an effort to collect client service fees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. 

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education or Formal Training 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Marketing preferred, but not required; can be offset by 5+ years of work in the addiction treatment field.
Knowledge, Skill and Ability: 
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of substance abuse & community mental health.
  • Ability to communicate and work professionally with other service agencies in the community.
  • Ability to summarize service themes from a variety of client contacts and communicate suggested improvements for service delivery. 
  • Ability to provide services in the community.  
  • A working knowledge of individual, group, family, and crisis treatment approaches and their application to clients with emotional, behavioral, and/or substance use disorder problems. 
  • Ability to produce written documentation of clinical work in a manner readily understood by other service providers. 
  • Ability to communicate program needs and services to individuals and groups.
  • Ability to communicate performance expectations and company policy to staff. 
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to enter data in the PRC electronic health record keeping system, KIPU. 
  • Ability to think critically and independently. 
  • Ability to realize and activate potential in every interaction, every day. 
  • Ability to adapt to change in the workplace. 
  • Ability to use change as an opportunity for innovation and creativity. 
  • Ability to inspire and model collaborative teamwork.
Working Environment/Physical Activities:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: 

  • May need to provide services in noisy and unclean locations in the community. 
  • Works cooperatively and constructively with an interdisciplinary team. 
  • Works extended hours in front of a computer monitor. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Apply with Peaks by filling out the form below.

Position Title:

Marketing Director

General Purpose:

The responsibilities of the Marketing Director are to both develop and maintain referral-based relationships with residential/ inpatient facilities, hospitals, probation officers, psychiatrists, lawyers, and therapists along with branding the Peaks Recovery brand throughout the local community, state, and country. The Marketing Director will develop methods for tracking incoming and outgoing referrals. This position will work closely with the Director of Admissions, Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to ensure proper data entry into our electronic health record KIPU for proper reporting and tracking of admissions. 

Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Develop and maintain referral-based relationships with local/ statewide private practice therapists, clinicians, doctors, social workers, educational consultants, probation officers, and/ or any other practicing behavioral health professional in a position to refer patients directly to Peaks Recovery.  
  • Develop and maintain referral-based relationships with detox, residential/ inpatient treatment facilities, and ambulatory programs across the state of Colorado.
  • Collaborate with competing program models when applicable.
  • Your work must lead to tangible results and admissions for the company. 
  • Nationwide branding of the company name. 
  • Plan and execute marketing databases and email campaigns. 
  • Research and participate in national conferences that will help promote the Peaks Company’s image.
  • Be up-to-date on nationwide insurance policy changes/ regulations and how that will affect the marketing landscape.
  • Participate in local-based, community recovery events to both promote the company and educate the local community. 
  • A typical day might require an internal meeting, external vendor meetings, campaign launch, client calls, building and organizing creative assets, and planning budgets.
  • Drive across the state of Colorado to engage with treatment facilities. 
  • Be able to wisely budget and plan trips outside of the state when visiting nationwide treatment facilities.
  • Collaborate with staff to provide transportation from alternative treatment facilities to Peaks Recovery Centers.
  • Create presentations for luncheons and in-service events across the state.
  • Setup Continuing Education Units (CEU) for Peaks staff and community members. 
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies.
  • Inform and educate inpatient facilities, outpatient facilities, clinicians, hospitals, doctors, etc. of the treatment details of our programs, successfully differentiating  PRC from our competitors.
  • Be responsible for two to three client referrals monthly.
  • Manage the contact information and full life cycle of a referral source.
  • Maintain a balanced marketing budget in coordination with the Chief Operating Officer. Complete an expense report each month and turn in to the Chief Executive Officer.
Center Wide Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for meeting with the Chief Operating Officer and/ or Chief Executive Officer on a weekly basis to align marketing goals with present and future growth. 
  • Tracking marketing expenses and reporting them to the Chief Operating Officer.  
  • Answer admission calls when needed and be knowledgeable of all aspects of the admissions process. 
  • Be able to communicate with ALL clients in our facility and maintain appropriate boundaries within those conversations. 
  • Be creative and address ways in which Peaks Recovery Centers can better compete with other facilities. 
  • Participate in client company-wide meetings when applicable to your role.
Misc. Duties as Assigned

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. 

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education or Formal Training 
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred, but not required.
  • Experience in behavioral health settings preferred.  
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.
Knowledge, Skill and Ability: 
  • Ability to lead in a supportive, professional manner.
  • Ability to work well with other agencies and businesses in the community.
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to listen, problem solve, resolve conflict, and be solution focused.
  • Ability to meet due dates, time requirements, and commitments.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with clients, staff, and the public.
  • Ability to remain open minded and take direction.
  • Ability to travel within the community.
  • Ability to interact with people in a professional, friendly manner.
  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively and constructively as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to think critically and independently.
  • Ability to realize and activate potential in every interaction, every day.
  • Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Ability to use change as an opportunity for innovation and creativity.
  • Ability to inspire and model collaborative teamwork.
Working Environment/Physical Activities:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The primary work environment is done within the facility itself and/or while working from the road. Other environments include, but are not limited to: a gym, outdoor activities, movie theaters, restaurants, a river or lake area, Hut Trips, etc. 

Apply with Peaks by filling out the form below.

Position Title:

Client Care Aide

General Purpose:

The Client Care Aide is part of a multidisciplinary team that participates in the planning and organizing of individual and group activities that promote a range of self-help skills.  The Client Care Aide also plays the role of a mentor by sharing recovery experiences as a means to help others struggling with addiction.  

Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Directing and teaching skills that include self-management, social and interpersonal effectiveness, independent community living competencies and job readiness. 
  • Participates in crisis intervention plans that may include providing transportation and acting as a companion for a person needing additional support during a crisis.
  • Completion of all documentation, incident reports, and daily monitoring within the housing of the clients.    
  • Follows protocols for empowerment that align with PRC policies and procedures.
  • Observes client behavior to identify changes or indicators of specific needs and shares those observations with designated staff as needed in order to carry out treatment plan goals. 
  • Demonstrates positive role modeling for the clients through mentoring and coaching while utilizing recovery skills.  
  • Attend staff meetings, in-service meetings, peer reviews, supervision sessions, and other meetings as requested/required. 
  • Refer and link clients to needed community resources in order to maximize client functioning; serves as an advocate to provide support when asked to do so by the client.
  • Works cooperatively and constructively as part of an interdisciplinary team.  
  • At the end of each night the House Manager will write notes on what occurred throughout the day with each client and emails to the Residential Director, Clinical Director, Program Director, Executive Director, Human Resource Director, relevant Clinical Therapists and other House Managers.
  • Give individual time and attention to each client as needed to help the client through difficulties in early sobriety.
  • Provide transportation to clients to and from PRC facilities and work each day.
  • Help clients get their medications refilled and dispensed each day.
  • Facilitate & participate in night “circles”
  • Lead by example, provide the guidance so that all clients wake up on time, complete their necessary responsibilities in the house, such as (2) AA meetings per day, completing chores within the sober living homes, putting in the necessary amount of job applications (if they do not have a job yet), and having their necessary coffee dates with other people in recovery.
  • Facilitate a weekly Big Book study.
  • Facilitate deep cleans each week and ensure that all areas of the residence are thoroughly cleaned.
  • Transport clients to and from any necessary doctor appointments.
  • Handle all the clients’ money, and allotments. 
  • Make sure the house is always stocked with all the supplies needed, and that the house is in good condition, reporting if any repairs are needed.
  • When working on overnight shift, complete bed checks every hour, watching each client’s chest rise and fall for a minimum of 15 seconds.
  • All overnight shift CCA’s are to be awake for their entire shift.
  • Ensure that all clients are at home by curfew each night.
  • Monitor video surveillance footage.
  • General oversight of all client activities every day and throughout the week, knowing what their schedules look like.
  • Hold clients accountable each night for their daily review (11th step), their “I AM’s”.
  • Be on call throughout the day and ready to take any calls from the Residential Operations Director.
  • Transportation of clients to offsite functions such as hiking trails, CrossFit, yoga studio, etc.
Center Wide Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for keeping client information confidential by adhering to Colorado law and policies and procedures for the Center.  
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws; professional practice acts and ethical guidelines; policies and procedures of the Center; and contractual guidelines.  
  • Responsible for supporting the Center’s Vision, Mission, Values and Beliefs by practicing and modeling a culture of wellness within a One Team Mindset.  
  • Completes all administrative paperwork.  
  • Completes required competency training in Essential Learning and additional training as requested or selected by supervisor  
  • Reviews and acknowledges Center policies and procedures as requested/required  
Misc. Duties as Assigned

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. 

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education or Formal Training 
  • 1+ years of experience working in the addiction treatment field preferred, but not required.
  • High School or equivalent preferred, but not required.
  • Peer Recovery Support Certification preferred, but not required. 
  • Current Certified Nurse Aide Licensure preferred, but not required.
  • Provide a safe driving record from the CO DMV.
  • Qualified Medication Administration Professional (QMAP) Certification preferred, but not required.
  • Must maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license. 
Knowledge, Skill and Ability: 
  • Ability to lead in a supportive, professional manner.
  • Ability to work well with other agencies and businesses within the community. 
  • Ability to facilitate groups.
  • Ability to drive a 12 or 15 passenger van safely and comfortably
  • Ability to listen, problem solve, resolve conflict, and be solution focused.
  • Ability to meet due dates, time requirements, and commitments. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly with clients, staff and the public.
  • Ability to relate in a supportive and non-judgmental manner with persons in distress. 
  • Ability to observe and describe behavior and/or symptomatic changes of clients.
  • Ability to assess the level of risk and make appropriate judgment for resolution of client emergencies to effect a safe outcome. 
  • Ability to travel within the community. 
  • Ability to drive.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule. 
  • Ability to interact with people in a professional, friendly manner.
  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively and constructively within an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to think critically and independently.
  • Ability to realize and activate potential in every interaction, every day. 
  • Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Ability to use change as an opportunity for innovation and creativity. 
  • Ability to inspire and model collaborative teamwork.
Working Environment/Physical Activities:
  • Must provide their own means of transportation. 
  • Required to drive company vehicles, usually 12 to 15 person passenger vans.

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