Employment Opportunities

Current Job Postings

VBCMH offers an excellent benefit package including an affordable, top-notch health/dental/vision plan, deferred compensation retirement plan with employer matching, employer-provided life & disability insurance, 10 paid holidays each year, and generous paid time off to promote work/life balance.

Click on the links below to view more about current open career opportunities:

Emergency Services Clinician (after-hours on-call) – Part-time Contract
Provides appropriate and effective emergency after-business-hours mental health assessment and crisis stabilization services to residents of Van Buren County and accurately documents services on a timely basis.

STEPS Team Coordinator (Assertive Community Treatment Team Supervisor) – Full time in Paw Paw
Master’s level clinician needed to supervise our ACT Team in Paw Paw. Will provide direct clinical care; participate in screening referrals and coordinate therapeutic intervention; and supervise & provide after-hours on-call coverage, with additional compensation. Requires 2 years’ experience working with individuals with chronic mental illness.

QI/Provider Network & Compliance Consultant – Part-time Contract
Provides consultation and support to the QI Coordinator and Contract/Provider Network (CPN) & Compliance Department. Assists with developing, implementing, and monitoring systems to evaluate and assure quality of services, data integrity and corporate compliance throughout the organization. Assists with implementation process for new EMR system. Assists to monitor and maintain the VBCMH network of specialty mental health care providers and consults on the execution of managed care or other payor contracts. Exercises independent judgment and discretion in carrying out duties under the general supervision of the CEO.

Outpatient Therapist – Full time in Paw Paw (C320180)
Outpatient Therapist – Full time in Paw Paw (C324133)

Two Master’s level clinicians needed to provide outpatient therapy services, which may include in-person and telehealth sessions. Will develop person-centered plans; provide intake and crisis services; and complete comprehensive psychosocial assessments.

Registered Nurse – Full time in Bangor and Paw Paw offices
RN needed to work with adults with developmental disabilities in our Bangor office and community locations as well as with adults with behavioral health conditions in our Paw Paw Med Clinic. Completes nursing care assessments & health care plans; monitors and documents assigned persons’ health status; prepares customers and their files for medication clinic appointments and assists the psychiatrist with evaluations; places medication orders as directed by agency physicians; reviews, monitors, and administers medications; and acts as liaison with community physicians to ensure coordination of care and advance knowledge of special healthcare needs of persons with disabilities.

Registered Nurse – Contracted part time (22 hrs/wk) in Bangor office
RN needed to work with adults with developmental disabilities in our Bangor office and community locations. Completes nursing care assessments & health care plans; monitors and documents assigned persons’ health status; prepares customers and their files for medication clinic appointments and assists the psychiatrist with evaluations; places medication orders as directed by agency physicians; reviews, monitors, and administers medications; and acts as liaison with community physicians to ensure coordination of care and advance knowledge of special healthcare needs of persons with disabilities.

Access Technician- Full time in Paw Paw office
Administrative support position will assist in providing efficient and effective intake, access, and clerical services.  Assists in ensuring services are documented according to all applicable standards, including data input into computer. Requires at least 1 year of relevant experience; computer literacy in software and web-based management systems and the ability to learn new systems; and demonstrated ability to accurately type 50 wpm, utilize electronic medical record system, do data and word processing, and correctly format, edit and proofread documents. Demonstrated working knowledge of insurances as it relates to performing principal tasks, preferred.

Compliance Officer – Full-Time in Paw Paw
Oversees the Corporate Compliance Program. Monitors & maintains the VBCMH network of specialty mental health care providers & oversees the execution of managed care or other payor contracts. Responsible for provider relations, and credentialing of the contracted provider network & other independent contracts.

Community Support Specialist (Direct Care Worker) – Full-Time in Bangor

Direct care, paraprofessional worker needed to arrange and provide community-based supports and instructional opportunities for persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness or traumatic brain injuries. Provides direct paraprofessional services to adults in their home and community settings, both individually and in groups. Assists to connect individuals with meaningful social activities and supports them to actively participate in integrated community activities. Provides transportation using an agency vehicle. Must have physical ability to push/lift/carry up to 25lbs in order to assist customers with mobility, including pushing/loading wheelchairs into vehicles.

Access Clinician – Full Time in Paw Paw

Master’s level clinician needed to provide intake, assessment and crisis response services. Will develop initial services plans and present treatment recommendations to team.

Children’s Clinical Case Manager – Full Time in Hartford

Children’s Clinical Case Manager – Full Time in Hartford

Two Master’s level clinicians needed to provide case management assessments & clinical intervention.  Will identify/intervene in mental health needs, alleviate crisis, and ensure stabilization in the community or in the least restrictive environment of (a) children or young adults who are at risk of out-of-home placement, and (b) children or young adults who are returning to the community following an out-of-home placement.  Outreach services help mobilize customer’s/family capabilities and resources, in efforts to enable parents to provide a growth producing family environment and increase independent living skills. 

Join Our Team!
The Van Buren Community Mental Health Services Board and Staff are dedicated to the practice of compassionate, professional and excellent care. We strive to work together as a team, and to communicate honestly and directly to create a broader, responsive community based on trust, respect, and equality. We pledge accountability to one another and to the persons we serve, respecting their diversity, responding to their needs, and advocating for their enrichment. In all we do, we endeavor to consistently create a positive and healing organization.

If you share our philosophy and wish to join our team, we encourage you to apply by emailing your cover letter and resume to:

Christine Johnson, Personnel Specialist: cjohnson@vbcmh.com

You may also mail your cover letter with resume and/or an application (links below) to:

Van Buren Community Mental Health
P.O. Box 249
Paw Paw, MI 49079
ATTN: Christine Johnson

Employment Application

Click on the link below to complete an employment application packet:

(The criminal history and driver’s license release forms are not optional. They must accompany the application form.)

Application For Employment

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Volunteer Application

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(The criminal history and driver’s license release forms are not optional. They must accompany the application form.)

Volunteer Application

Equal Opportunity Employer

Van Buren Community Mental Health is committed to the concept of equal opportunity for employment. This agency strives to be fair and equitable in all its relations with its employees and applicants for employment. In accordance with state and federal law, this agency prohibits discrimination in recruitment, selection, or orientation based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, political affiliation, disability, or any other classification as required by law. Qualified applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided with reasonable accommodations which do not impose undue hardships.

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