Join our CAYAC (Children, Adolescent, and Young Adult Connections) team within the Mental Health and Substance Use Connections team (“Connections”). Connections is integral to helping community members understand their behavioral health needs and connecting them to services that best meet their situation. Connections works with anyone at any age who has (or who’s loved one has) a behavioral health need, offering answers, options, and support to help them take the next step towards connecting to options that can help them improve mental health and work towards recovery from substance use.

The position will provide brief psychiatric services to children, adolescents, and young adults. This includes initial psychiatric evaluations, diagnosis, medication management, and follow up care. As part of the CAYAC multi-disciplinary team, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will collaborate with community partners to help ensure clients and families receive exceptional initial attention to their behavioral health and substance use needs and help reduce barriers to ongoing behavioral health care and services. The position provides approximately (75%) clinical care and (25%) is designated for administrative tasks, including internal and external collaboration.

Hiring Range and Status

·       $53 – $65 per hour DOQ

·       Up to 24 hours per week

For full qualifications and responsibilities, please review the job description at www.healthdistrict.org/jobs.

Education and Experience

·       Licensed NP in State of Colorado

·       Active DEA license

·       A minimum of two years of clinical experience providing exceptional child and adolescent psychiatry services as part of a multi-disciplinary team in an outpatient or inpatient setting.

·       Professional liability license

How to Apply

Provide a cover letter that details your professional experiences and how your qualifications align with this position.  Submit your cover letter and resume to:  Search Coordinator,

o   Mail: Health District of Northern Larimer County, 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80524

o   Fax: 970-221-7165

o   Email to searchcoordinator@healthdistrict.org.

Position will remain open until filled.

Join our organization and help us accomplish our goals and make a meaningful impact in our community!

Why work for us

·       Our mission is to enhance the health of our community and to achieve this we provide health services that address unmet needs and opportunities in our community.

·       We demonstrate dignity and respect for all people and focus on our employees, clients, and community.

·       Employees are encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge that result in successful performance in their roles/positions.

·       We are committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The Health District does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. Employment decisions at the Health District will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.

·       We provide the following benefits for this part-time position: 401(a) and optional 457(b) retirement plans, generous flexible paid time off (prorated based on number of hours worked), and employee wellness and recognition activities.

·       Health District is an eligible employer for those qualifying for federal loan forgiveness.

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About Health District of Northern Larimer County


The Health District is a public health agency that provides residents of northern Larimer County with dental, mental health and preventive health services, in addition to connecting people to more affordable prescription and health insurance options.

Products and services:

·         Sliding-fee and Medicaid dental services

·         Prescription Assistance

·         Sliding-fee mental health counseling and mental health referrals

·         Low-cholesterol screening

·         Quit tobacco counseling

·         Assistance with low-cost health insurance options

·         Online health information resource

Divisions and departments:

·         Advanced Care Planning Team

·         Family Dental Clinic

·         Health Promotion

·         Integrated Primary Care/Mental Health Program

·         Larimer Health Connect

·         Mental Health Connections


The Health District is viewed as a cutting-edge, model public health agency in many areas, from its collection and use of local health statistics to its commitment to collaborative community problem solving around mental health and dental care.


Joseph Jabaily Public Health Hero Award
Larimer County Department of Health and Environment

Silver Well Workplace Award
Fort Collins Well City Task Force

Spirit of Giving Award
United Way of Larimer County

National Bike Challenge (for workplaces with 100-499 employees)
League of American Bicyclists

Silver Level Bike Friendly Business designation
League of American Bicyclists

Best News/Talk Show Host or Team in a Major Market for “Community at Work” radio show
Colorado Broadcasters Association

Silver Spotlight Award for Health District Compass Newsletter
League of American Communications Professionals

Gold Level Bike Friendly Business designation
League of American Bicyclists

Nonprofit Collaboration of the Year Award (with Homeward Alliance)
BizWest Media

Future of company:

Health District strategic priorities are determined by a publicly elected board of directors based on a variety of information, including data from a triennial community health survey.


The Health District is a gap-filling agency that is not in competition with other organizations. However, it does partner with many other local entities, including the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment, Poudre Valley Hospital/University of Colorado Health, SummitStone Health Partners and others.

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