Job Details

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Position Number: 5318175
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • Position Type: Health - Healthcare Administration
Behavioral Health Technician II – Overnight Shift - 33881 University Staff

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine | Department of Psychiatry | Addiction Research & Treatment Services (ARTS) | Reflections for Women

Job Title: Behavioral Health Technician II – Overnight Shift

Position: #00820990 – Requisition: #33881

Sign-on bonus available for external candidates.

Job Summary:

This position acts as a behavioral health technician to participants of the Reflections for Women program, a 16-bed residential program for women, pregnant women, and women with infant children who have severe substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders. Individual stays are based on client needs and can be up to 90 days. Located on the Ft. Logan Campus, Reflections for Women is a Medicaid and Special Connections funded program. Women with infant children 15 months of age or younger may reside with their child in treatment. Reflections for Women provides comprehensive treatment services, including but not limited to, individual and group counseling, medication assisted treatment, psychiatric assessment and mental health services, specialized services for pregnant and parenting mothers, community reintegration, case management and coordination of aftercare services.

This position is responsible for the monitoring of clients within the facility. This position observes, monitors, intervenes in substance use disorder treatment through acting as a support staff to clinical staff. and records client activity. Supports, monitors and documents urine screens and monitors and documents client medications. Performs routine inspections of residential premises both inside and out as well as conducts facility head counts, fire drills, property inventories, and room and client bed checks. Transport clients off-site as needed.

*This position is located at the Ft. Logan Campus and will be scheduled Sunday- Thursday Midnight to 8 am. Shift differential is applied to this role.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Observe, monitor, and intervene in drug/alcohol treatment through acting as a support staff to clinical staff.
  • Assure client compliance with program structure.
  • Monitor and assist mothers with basic infant care routines and safe sleep practices.
  • Filing and auditing charts, uploading client information into the electronic health record.
  • Assist with cognitive/behavioral approaches and assignments and report any concerning behaviors.
  • Support, monitor and document urine screens and document the monitoring of client medications.
  • Perform routine inspections of residential premises both inside and out as well as conduct facility head counts, fire drills, property inventories, and room and client bed checks.
  • Transport clients off site as needed, attend staff meetings and individual and/or group supervision, and training.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Work Location:

Onsite – this role is expected to work onsite and is located at the Ft. Logan Grounds, Denver, CO.

Why Join Us:

Our Behavioral Health Technician position is an exciting opportunity to work in the substance use field with clients who are looking to enrich their lives. Gain invaluable experience in various fields such as substance use treatment, mental health, and corrections. Our top-notch team works passionately to provide clinical services and hope to individuals struggling with addiction.

Reflections for Women is a team of professionals dedicated to empowering women on their journey toward recovery. Our interdisciplinary team collaborates to provide trauma informed care to meet the unique needs of women struggling with substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our goal is to help women become safe, sober, and successful. We understand that women require a supportive network to make effective change, yet many women don't have a community they can trust. We believe that together, women can learn from one another to gain coping skills and address their individual needs. We believe each member of our team contributes to the wellbeing and success of our clients and what we can't do alone, we can do 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, holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

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.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or General Educational Diploma (GED).
  • One (1) year of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with individuals with a substance use disorder.
  • Experience documenting behaviors according to established policies and procedures.
  • Experience observing, monitoring and documenting urinalysis/breathalyzer testing.
  • Experience in observing, monitoring and documenting medication usage.
  • Experience using an Electronic Health Record.
  • Experience in head counts/bed check.
  • Experience filing and auditing clinical charts
  • Experience writing incident reports.
  • Experience and knowledge of Federal Confidentiality laws concerning Drug and Alcohol treatment and HIPAA.

Conditions of Employment
  • Must agree to fingerprinting and criminal background check. Required background checks include a review with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) AND the Central Registry of Child Protection (Trails).
  • In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), ARTS cannot employ individuals (who may have contact with residents) who have (1) engaged in sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other Institution (as defined in 42 U.S. C. § 1997); (2) been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or (3) been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in (1-3) of this section. Material omissions regarding such misconduct, or the provision of materially false information, shall be grounds for termination.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and ability to learn software programs.
  • Ability to elevate decision making to a higher level based on policies and procedures.
  • Ability to investigate, evaluate, and fact check information that needs to be conveyed to outside constituencies, in the matters of their clients we treat, in a complete and professional manner.
  • Ability to be nonjudgmental and respectful of other's beliefs, values, and culture.

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):
  1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position.
  2. Curriculum vitae / Resume
  3. Three to five professional references, including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address.

Questions should be directed to: Daniele Wolff,

Screening of Applications Begins:

Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by June 30th, 2024. Those who do not apply by this date may or may not be considered.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as $42,948 - $49,826.

External candidates may be eligible for a one-time, non-base building sign-on bonus up to $1,000. Details of this recruitment incentive program will be provided during the interview process.

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 may be eligible for overtime compensation, depending on the level.

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.

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ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodation 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​.

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:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Job Category: Health Care

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 20280 - SOM-PSYCH-ARTS SP/G

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jun 10, 2024

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Daniele Wolff Posting Contact Email: Position Number: 00820990

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