Join our expanding team at Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center in beautiful 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 substance abuse, addiction, and mental health issues. We are a 4-6 month program and work extensively with youth and their parents to help them learn coping skills, alter negative thinking patterns, and develop healthy communication.

In order to apply for an open position, please fill out the Background Check Authorization Form, our Job Application Form, and email these documents along with your resume and cover letter to the hiring manager listed at the bottom of the job description.

**(Benefits offered for full-time status include PTO, medical/dental/vision, IRA match, professional development, and free amazing shift meals.)

We also have housing packages available if you are in need of housing.

Current Job Openings at Fire Mountain Programs

Mental Health Worker (Direct Care)

Overnight Position

Are you a night owl? Do you enjoy having your days free? Is it important for you to make a difference in the lives of teens?

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.

Job Type: Full-time or Part-Time

Shifts: Overnight

Please submit your full application to

Mental Health Worker (Direct Care)

Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center (FMRTC) is looking for a Direct Care Counselor, or more formally called a Mental Health Technician. FMRTC is an intense recovery program for teens dealing with addiction and co-occurring issues. We focus on attachment, family and individual therapy, holistic health, recreation/nature-based therapies, art therapies, and much more.

Job Type: Full-time, Part-Time, and PRN (Relief)

Shifts: Day, Evening

Qualifications for Mental Health 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.
  • BA/BS in Psychology or similar preferred
  • 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
  • CAC I or II welcome.

Background check required.

Pay for Mental Health Counselor:
(DOE). Overnight shift make an extra $1 per hour

If you are interested in this position, please include your resume and a short paragraph on why you think you would be a good fit.

Please submit your full application to




Psychiatric Services


Contract Adolescent Psychiatrist needed for 8-12 hours per week.


Fire Mountain Residential is a treatment center for youth, ages 12-17 with mental health, dual diagnosis, substance abuse, addiction, trauma, and self harm behaviors, located on 45 acres in beautiful Estes Park, Co. Psychiatric services are required per State Volume 7 Regulations. Telehealth services optional.


  1. To provide psychiatric services that are comprehensive and consistent and that meet State and JCAHO guidelines.
  2. To provide services that address mental health and nutrition, using cutting edge research and current trends for adolescent development.
  3. Uphold the integrity of the program by ensuring youth are prescribed supplements, vitamins and a whole foods diet. Embrace both western and holistic medication philosophies.
  4. Utilize Psychiatrist to deliver consistent services to youth.


Psychiatric services will occur at least 1x per week for RTC youth. Services to include:

  • Assessment of youth during face to face sessions
  • Medication management
  • Communication with parents (Occasional phone calls or emails to parents to answer medication questions)
  • Order/Evaluate blood work for testing
  • Sign Genomind orders (1x per client)
  • Write prescriptions
  • Weekly check-ins with Medication Manager
  • Become familiar with the Kipu system to review medical documents and incident reports
  • Bill Insurance companies for client services rendered
  • Periodic Doc to Doc consults for insurance companies
  • Periodic PAs for insurance companies

Clinical documentation to include:

  • History and Physical per JCAHO Regs
  • Psych Assessment per JCAHO Regs
  • Weekly Medication Management notes


  • Start date of March, 2021
  • Orientation and training for EMAR and KIPU system to begin upon hire

If you are interested in this position, please include your resume and a short paragraph on why you think you would be a good fit.

Please submit your full application to