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Behavioral Health Specialist III (Psychosocial Reh

Company: RHA Health Services
Location: Whiteville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

We are hiring for: Behavioral Health Specialist III (Psychosocial Rehabilitation Setting)Location: Whiteville, NCIf 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!Provides support to individuals with Mental Health (MH) or Substance Abuse Issues. In residential, school, workplace and community settings. These interventions are strength-based and focused on promoting recovery, symptom reduction, increased coping skills, and achievement of the highest level of functioning in the community. Staff ratio takes into consideration evening and weekend hours, needs of special populations and geographical areas to be served. Persons who meet the requirements specified for Qualified Professional (QP) status have the knowledge, skills, and abilities required by the population and age to be served may deliver supports within the requirements of the staff definition specified in the service definitions. Relies on supervision and direction to provide quality services.RHA Behavioral Health Services is looking for dedicated Behavioral Health Specialists (Qualified 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.*Education: ** Bachelor Degree (Not Human Services field) & 4+ years full-time experience with population served OR* Bachelor Degree (in Human Services field) & 2+ years full-time experience with population served OR* Master's Degree or Higher & 1+ years full-time experience with population served.* License, Provisional License, Certificate, Registration, Permit issued by governing board regulating human service profession.*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*Responsibilities: ** As a Behavioral Health Specialist you will be 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 reauthorizations 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 authorization*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 benefitsEEO 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.#INDBHAbout RHA:At RHA Health Services, we help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health and/or substance use needs live their best lives. Our mission is to provide a safe and healthy environment while creating opportunities for personal outcomes.For over 30 years, the people we serve and support have remained at the very center of everything we do. RHA currently provides services in North Carolina, Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.Growth Horizons and Salisbury Behavioral Health are now a part of RHA Health Services.If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: RHA Health Services, Wilmington , Behavioral Health Specialist III (Psychosocial Reh, Healthcare , Whiteville, North Carolina

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