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Qualified Professional / Associate Professional

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Asheville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

*We are hiring for:

  • Qualified Professional / QP / Associate Professional / AP / Paraprofessional / PP / MCM / Mobile Crisis Management / Dispatcher / Full Time*Location*: Asheville, NC*Type:
  • RegularIf you are a positive and personable individual looking for a satisfying and fun opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people with intellectual, developmental disabilities, and people facing mental health, and substance use challenges, join our team at RHA Health Services!*JobSummary:*RHA Behavioral Health Services is looking for dedicated Behavioral Health Specialists (Associate Professionals) to join our interdisciplinary healthcare team providing support to individuals in residential, school, workplace and community settings.In this dynamic and rewarding role, there is an emphasis on creating interventions that are strength-based and focused on promoting recovery, symptom reduction, increased coping skills, and achievement of the highest level of functioning for the client in the community.*We are Looking for a Qualified Professional to Join our Team!*Calling all compassionate and caring behavioral health specialists who are looking to partner with a community based service provider offering mental health and substance abuse services where individuals live and work.If you're looking for an opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve then consider *RHA Behavioral Health Services
    • where we put people first!*Pay Rate:
    • $20.00 per hour*JobResponsibilities:
      • Responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and revision to the Person Centered Plan in conjunction with the interdisciplinary healthcare team.
      • Facilitating relationships and serving as a link between the company, parents, guardians, local agencies and the community
      • Minimizing the negative effects of psychiatric symptoms or substance dependence that interfere with the recipient's daily living and personal development, providing supportive counseling
      • Supporting the client in the development of various skill building activities, including: daily and community living skills, socialization skills, adaptation skills, and behavior and anger management
      • Participating in a first responder on-call system available to consumers and/or his/her natural support network on a 24/7/365 basis; coordinates "first response" resources according to consumer need and the PCP
      • Performing Case Management functions of linking and arranging for services and referrals
      • Working closely with other clinical/professional staff to maintain communication and providing feedback, standardizing procedures and expediting PCP implementation
      • Ensuring that all initial and re-authorizations for services occur in a timely fashion
      • Monitoring utilization of service to ensure that it is effective, appropriate, and within the limits set forth in both rule, PCP, and the service authorizationCandidates for the Behavioral Health Specialist role are considered "Associate Professionals" based on the following criteria:*Education: *Must meet one of the following combinations of education and experience:
      • Graduate of a college or university with a Masters degree in a human service field with less than one year of full-time, post-graduate degree accumulated MH/DD/SA experience with the population served.
      • Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in a human service field with less than two years of full-time, post-bachelor's degree accumulated MH/DD/SA experience with the population served
      • Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in a field other than human services with less than four years of full-time, post-bachelor's degree accumulated MH/DD/SA experience with the population served.*Definitions:
      • Human Service Degrees Include: Social Service, Sociology, Psychology, or other Human Service Degrees.
      • Populations Served Include: Mentally Ill-Child, Mentally Ill- Adult, Substance Abuse-Adult, Substance Abuse-Child*Additional requirements:
      • Must meet the education, experience, licensure/certification requirements specified by the service definition of the service being provided
      • Valid driver's license and automotive insurance required
      • CPR, first aid, NCI and/or relevant certification, a plus#INDMCM*We offer the following benefits to employees:
      • *Payactiv:
      • early access to the money you've earned from hours you've already worked, before payday!
      • *Employee perks and discount program*: to help you save money!
      • *Paid Time Off
      • (full-time employees only)
      • *Health/Insurance
      • (full-time employees only)
      • *401(k) retirement
      • *savings program
      • *Wellbeing Programs: Physical, Emotional and Financial
      • *Chronic Disease management programs for hypertension and diabetes
      • (for qualifying employees)
      • *Training: Free CPR, first aid, and job-specific training opportunities**contract/contingent workers and interns do not qualify for any of the above benefits*If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.EEO Statement RHA is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, we provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our solutions center.*Job Type: Full-timePay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hourSchedule:
      • 8 hour shiftWork Location: One locationSDL2017

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Asheville , Qualified Professional / Associate Professional, Other , Asheville, North Carolina

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