Join our expanding team at Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center in gorgeous Estes Park, Colorado. Fire Mountain sits on 35 acres just outside of Rocky Mountain National Park. With gorgeous landscapes and access to outdoor adventures, our program works with adolescents, ages 12-17 who struggle with addiction and mental health issues. We are a 4-6 month residential program and work extensively with youth and their parents to help them learn coping skills, alter negative thinking patterns and develop healthy communication.

Please email your cover letter, resume, background check authorization form and completed application to admin@firemountainprograms.com with the position you are applying for in the subject line.  PLEASE NOTE:  All positions are contingent upon the results of comprehensive background checks.  Applications and/or resumes submitted without the required background check authorization form may not be considered.

**(Benefits offered for full-time status include PTO, medical, IRA match, amazing shift meals, and access to several area recreational passes

Current Job Openings at Fire Mountain Programs:

Kitchen Lead/Culinary Instructor

The Kitchen Lead will be that individual who understands the kitchen is the heart of any home.  This person will create menus and prepare food for a non-inflammatory diet for staff, residents, and their families. The Kitchen Lead will also teach one culinary class per week in two sessions to 15-18 residents (aged 12-17).   This is a first-shift position and will include preparing a minimum of two meals per day, creating menus that all kitchen staff will follow, ordering food and maintaining inventory, and working with a nutritionist to create a menu that follows our strict dietary requirements.  For a complete job description, click here.


Clinical Director

The Clinical Director will carry a small caseload of residential and/or outpatient clients and provide weekly individual, family and group therapy. The Director will hire, train and supervise all clinicians and clinical interns, write policies and protocols in line with State and JCAHO standards, audit clinician documentation, and be involved in process improvement.  Other responsibilities will include documenting all session notes, concurrents and treatment plans in a timely manner and ensuring that supervisees do so, upkeep the KIPU computer system. The ideal candidate for this position is an individual who loves to work with adolescents and families, has excellent time management skills and supervisory experience and can help drive the company to strategic goals. 

Qualifications and Education

Required

  • LPC, LCSW, LMFT or similar (or within 6 months of hire)
  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Clinical Social work, or Marriage and Family Therapy or equivalent.
  • At least 1 year of prior clinical experience working with at-risk youth providing individual, family and group therapy.
  • At least 1 year prior clinical supervision experience

Preferred

  • Experience with utilization review and insurance companies

For a complete job listing, please click here


Overnight Direct Care Counselor

Are you a night owl?  Do you enjoy having your days free?  Is it important to you to make a difference in the lives of teens?  Join our expanding team at Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center in gorgeous Estes Park, Colorado.  Fire Mountain sits on 35 acres just outside of Rocky Mountain National Park. With gorgeous landscapes and access to outdoor adventures,\; our program works with adolescents, ages 12-17 who struggle with addiction and mental health issues.  We are a 4-6 month residential and outpatient program. We work extensively with youth and their parents to help them learn coping skills, alter negative thinking patterns and develop healthy communication.  

The Overnight Direct Care Counselor will supervise, counsel and ensure personal and milieu safety for up to 18 youth, administer medication, conduct room searches, provide clinical documentation and complete administrative projects during overnight hours.  Other responsibilities will include attending (or listening to recordings) weekly staff meetings and attending required training. The ideal candidate for this position is an individual who enjoys the quiet of overnight work, loves to work with adolescents, has a calm demeanor and can provide guidance to clients in a therapeutic program.     

Description of Job Qualifications and Required Skills  (for a full description, please click here)

  • At least 2 years of college education in a human service related field
  • Ability to exhibit strong boundaries with compassion
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently create written reports for each shift
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and stay organized
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • First Aid/CPR and QMAP required once hired (class will be provided by Fire Mountain)
  • Background check required

Part-Time and Outpatient Residential Therapist (Could move to full-time within 1 month)

The Therapist will carry a caseload of residential and/or outpatient clients and provide weekly individual and family therapy. This position will conduct 1 multi-family group every Sunday evening and may conduct 1-2 therapeutic groups per week.  Other responsibilities will include documenting all session notes, concurrents and treatment plans in a timely manner. The ideal candidate for this position is an individual who loves to work with adolescents and families, has excellent time management skills and can incorporate experiential and outdoor elements to therapeutic interventions.     

Qualifications and Education

Required:

  • LPC, LCSW, LMFT or similar (or within 6 months of hire)
  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Clinical Social work, or Marriage and Family Therapy or equivalent.
  • 1 year of prior clinical experience working with at-risk youth providing individual and group therapy.
  • Six months prior experience conducting family therapy sessions.

Preferred:

  • Experience with utilization review and insurance companies

Clinical Skills:

  • Working knowledge of the following: child and adolescent development needs/behaviors, treatment plan development, family systems, mental illness diagnoses, and addiction and insurance documentation standards.
  • Basic knowledge of and willingness to learn and improve upon insurance requirements, including proper documentation and assessments
  • Ability to translate the latest evidenced-based models into practical counseling, behavior management, and intervention skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Ability to understand overall business needs when approaching systems implementation and departmental operations.
  • Ability to respond to the most sensitive inquiries and complaints.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.

Full-Time, Part-Time, Overnight, and PRN (Relief) Milieu (non-licensed) Technician 

Mental Health (non-licensed) Counselor Summary:
The Mental Health Technicians provides active treatment training and support services to individuals with addiction and/or mental health problems served by Fire Mountain RTC in a residential setting. Active treatment training and support services are provided in compliance with the individual treatment plan and through duties assigned to assure the delivery of necessary support services. At all times, Mental Health Technicians complies with licensing and/or contract agreements.

Qualifications for Mental Health (non-licensed) Counselor:

  • High school diploma or similar and 1 year of experience in the human services field, or at least 2 years of a college education.
  • Ability to exhibit strong boundaries with compassion
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • First Aid/CPR required once hired (class can be provided by Fire Mountain); QMAP or willingness to take the class required, and CAC I or II welcome.
  • Background check required.

PRN/Part-Time Kitchen Staff

The Part-Time/PRN Kitchen Aide will work up to 20 hours per week, depending on scheduling needs.  Duties include preparing meals for residents, their families and staff, food prep, and light cleaning duties.  Some weekends and/or evenings may be required. Pay is commensurate with experience.

We welcome applicants who recognize the kitchen is the heart of any home and are interested in creating healthful, nurturing meals.  Successful candidates will need to pass a background check