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SWCAHEC is hosting a FREE Virtual Online Presentation on March 11th called
Native American Culture and Communication on Healthcare,
Substance Abuse and Food Insecurity. Sign up here.

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The Health Career's Institute is a unique opportunity for high school student interested in healthcare.

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Climate Change and Health: The Risks to Community Health and Health Care Utilization
Climate change influences human health and diseases in numerous ways. Underserved communities stand to bear the brunt of these climate-induced risks (e.g., extreme heat, poor air quality, flooding, extreme weather events). HRSA and CDC’s Climate and Health Program invite you to consider the impacts of climate change on the U.S. health care system. CDC will share its work to build resilience to these public health effects.
Webinar Date: Thursday, March 17, 1-2 p.m. ET.
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The first webinar of this 3-part series will focus on strength and protective factors found in Indigenous populations to combat suicide.
Sessions will:
• Examine the differences between and among groups and tribes geographically, culturally, and linguistically
• Emphasize the importance of strength-based work and tribal sovereignty
• Discuss resilience processes that include protective factors including Indigenous determinants, healing ceremonies, and risk factors including and considering social determinants of health
• Highlight cultural knowledge, practice, ceremony, and how this acts in parallel to behavioral health intervention and suicide prevention, and contributes to strength factors
• Provide an opportunity for attendees to join other experts during a 20-minute breakout session
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Learn how to advocate for policy changes that advance gender, racial, and economic equity with The Women's Foundation of Colorado

Advocating For Impact - Apr 12

Join our statewide network of advocates by attending our "Advocating for Impact" trainings. Free and open to the public, these two interactive virtual sessions will give you tools and guidance for becoming more engaged in the legislative process to make an impact for Colorado women and families. Spanish interpretation and closed captioning will be available. Register Now.

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La Plata Youth Services Communities-in-Schools Partnership (CISP) Program Coordinator
Reports to: Social-Emotional Programs Manager

The Communities-in-Schools Partnership (CISP) Program Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to provide leadership, coordination, and oversight to ensure the ongoing sustainability and vitality of La Plata Youth Services’ Communities-in-Schools Partnership (CISP) Program. The program coordinator will engage in program delivery, outreach and enrollment of youth, relationship building with referral sources, program promotion, monitoring and support of contracted providers, data collection, and other duties at the direction of and in collaboration with the Social-Emotional Programs Manager.
Applications must be received by: March 15, 2022
Applications should be emailed to: alyssa@lpys.org
For more information, please visit: www.lpys.org/employment

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The Colorado Health Institute is looking for a Program Manager to join our team. Do you love working with people and managing complex projects? Do you have a passion for equity and improving health for all Coloradans? If so, this is the job for you.
At CHI, we work hard and take our commitment to the community and our clients seriously. We balance that with “nerdy fun” and levity. We strive to create a workplace that encourages and rewards intellectual curiosity, personal initiative, and the ongoing cultivation of expertise.
We pay competitively and offer an attractive benefits package that includes bonus potential, medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) match, transportation support, cell phone stipends, paid time off annually, and an office kitchen that's always stocked with healthy snacks.
Apply now. The Program Manager position is open until filled.
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Director of Outreach and Donor Relations Advancement Office
Fort Lewis College Durango, Colorado

The Director of Outreach and Donor Relations will lead the coordination and alignment of long-range
communication strategies for the Office for Advancement in collaboration with campus partners. They
oversee the strategic direction of fundraising, stewardship, and foundation communications through use
of print, email, web, social media, and events. This encompasses planned and annual giving
communication campaigns and recognition programs that celebrate and foster a culture of appreciation
for FLC Foundation donors and FLC alums. This will be a key leader in the Office for Advancement with
future management responsibilities.
Submit materials as one PDF file via email to:
DAC-Search@fortlewis.edu
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The Community Impact Team (CIT) at the Health District of Northern Larimer County works with other community partners to create solutions to prioritized community health issues in the community. The CIT Team manages the work of the Mental Health and Substance Use Alliance (MHSU Alliance). The MHSU Alliance is a group of community leaders from about 20 organizations, along with consumers and family members, working with community partners to restructure our system of mental health services; significantly improving their responsiveness to the needs of those individuals most affected by mental health and substance use challenges in our community.

Seeking a Project Coordinator



The Project Coordinator works closely with the Manager, team, and partners involved in the Mental Health and Substance Use Alliance of Larimer County (MHSU Alliance), Health District leaders, and others, to gather, organize, and utilize information leading to the organization and implementation of primarily behavioral health improvement efforts in prioritized areas.

This position uses research (data, information, stakeholder input), analysis, development of effective materials, planning, organization of meetings and events, presentations, project management, and community organizing skills to work with partners and stakeholders to help the community develop and implement short and long-range solutions to community behavioral health-related issues. Must thrive on making sense out of complexity and ambiguity; be flexible with change; and enjoy problem solving and learning.

Email: searchcoordinator@healthdistrict.org

Seeking a Senior Projects Coordinator


The Senior Projects Coordinator
works closely with the Manager and team, partners involved in the Mental Health and Substance Use Alliance of Larimer County (MHSU Alliance), Health District leaders,
and others, to organize and implement primarily behavioral health improvement efforts in prioritized areas.

This position uses leadership, community organizing, research, analysis, strategic planning, project management, organization of educational and outreach events, and communication skills to work with partners and stakeholders to help the community develop and implement short and long-range solutions to community behavioral health-related issues. Must thrive on making sense out of complexity and ambiguity; be flexible with change; and enjoy problem solving and learning.

Email:
searchcoordinator@healthdistrict.org
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Position: Marketing Communications Manager
Full Time. We are searching for a Marketing Communications Manager to join our growing team and help us tell the story of all the great work we are doing. The Marketing Communications Manager will support the continued growth and development of TCHNetwork programming by directing external and internal marketing tactics, training and supporting team members in conducting community events and outreach and overseeing internal talent and culture. The Manager develops and implements the communication and marketing strategy for TCHNetwork.
Starting salary is $48,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year based on experience. TCHNetwork offers a competitive benefits package: 80 hours vacation, 80 hours paid holiday, and 48 hours PTO. We pay 100% of your employer-sponsored medical & dental insurance premium after 90 days, offer up to 3% match IRA with immediate vesting, flexible spending account, employee referral program, mental health wellness program, & continued professional development opportunities.
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Position: Youth Coalition Coordinator
Part Time. The Youth Coalition Coordinator is responsible for recruiting and supporting high school and middle school students to lead coalitions and workgroups, currently focused on substance misuse, increasing protective factors, and healthy youth development in the Telluride community. To engage youth, the Coordinator utilizes the Community That Cares (CTC) strength-based framework and builds partnerships with local schools, students, parents and key stakeholders. The Coordinator engages local youth to support, grow and lead initiatives to involve the overall community in generating solutions around youth substance prevention. Additional responsibilities include providing support to the CTC Administrator, action planning and implementation, and fostering youth leadership and role models.
Starting wage is $20.00 – $22.40 an hour based on experience. Benefits: comprehensive employer health and dental insurance coverage, 10 paid holidays, 3 weeks PTO, individual retirement account (IRA) with up to 3% employer match, and quarterly mental health day.
For a detailed job description, click here. Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@tchnetwork.org with “CTC Youth Coordinator” in the subject line.
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Excellent opportunity for a certified Nurse Practitioner: WHCNP or FNP.
If you are eager to care for patients in a supportive, experienced team environment, we would like to meet you. SWHA’s established private practice mission is to deliver high-quality primary and gynecological care, throughout each stage of a women’s life, support disease prevention and encourage healthy lifestyles in a beautiful practice setting.
Essential job responsibilities for this full-time position (32-40 hours per week) include:
  • Establish and maintain relationships with patients and our top-notch staff
  • Examine patients and review their medical records
  • Order and interpret diagnostic test results and communicate results to patients
  • Diagnose, treat, and coordinate comprehensive care of patients
  • Monitor and treat patients with chronic diseases within scope of practice
  • Prescribe medications, including controlled substances
  • Accurately record patient information in the electronic health record system
  • Provide patient-centered health education
  • Advance professional knowledge and engage in ongoing continuing education
  • Share in responsibility for taking call

    Send resume and three letters of recommendations to: swha@southwestwomenshealth.com
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We are looking for team members for the Montezuma County Community Intervention Program (CIP)- a mobile crisis prevention and response pilot. The program will offer free response for a broad range of non-criminal crises, including mental illness problems, homeless support, intoxication or substance use concerns, dispute resolution, welfare checks, and basic first aid. Services are confidential and voluntary, and transportation and referral to additional services can also be provided. Additionally, with referrals and follow-up from the CIP team, future crises can be lessened or averted. There will be two response teams with a behavioral health clinician and an emergency medical technician (EMT). The clinicians will be employed by Axis and the EMT’s will be employed by Cortez Fire Protection District- the program is overseen by Montezuma County.

The CIP initiative is the result of a collaborative, grassroots effort that began in 2019. Community stakeholders, including local governments, county health and human services, concerned citizens, health providers, and law enforcement, began meeting to discuss ways to proactively address the growing social, safety, health, and substance use crisis overtaking the community. The CIP initiative is the ultimate tool in community-based outreach to underserved populations by meeting those in crisis where they are and when they need it most.

Apply here to become a clinical team member (BA or Masters): https://axishealthsystem.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=584&source=other
Apply here to become an EMT team member: https://www.cortezfire.com/home/news/emt-job-announcement

Questions or Comments? Contact Haley with Axis, Chief Balfour at CFPD jbalfour@cortezfire.com , or Montezuma County emergency manager Jim Spratlen, jspratlen@co.montezuma.co.us .
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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and
staff of diverse backgrounds.

The following 2 positions are open at the
University of Colorado Denver I Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine – Department of Psychiatry - ARTS

Part-time (.6 FTE) University Staff (unclassified) Medication
Dispensing Nurse position, click here

Full-time Nurse position, click here

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We are looking for professionals who want to make a meaningful difference in their communities. Some positions include hiring bonuses. If you are interested in a mission-driven healthcare job in Colorado, Axis Health System may be a great fit for you.

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The Consortium is now accepting applications for an External Relations Professional to serve the southeast quadrant of Colorado. This position will build and maintain partnerships with stakeholders in the region; provide technical assistance and expertise to coalitions and organizations working to combat drug misuse; connect community members with local, state and federal resources; collaborate with elected officials as they plan for opioid settlement funds.

Click here to the full job posting

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.
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Healthcare Job Opportunities in SW Colorado

Mercy Regional Medical Center, Durango, Click HERE

Pagosa Springs Medical Center, Pagosa Springs, Click HERE

Southwest Health System, Cortez, Click HERE

Axis Health System, Durango, Cortez, Pagosa Springs,
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