SHORE Program Intern

RHA Health Services - Wilmington, NC3.3

29 days agoFull-timeEstimated: $30,000 - $43,000 a year
SkillsBenefits
We are looking for talented individuals who share our dedication to the people we serve and support. RHA is dedicated to supporting people as they strive for increasing independence, personal growth and opportunities in their communities. The guiding principle of RHA is that every person is unique and, therefore, every path to independence, recovery and wellness is unique. Our approach to care puts the needs of the people and communities we serve at the center of every decision.

Calling all compassionate and caring behavioral health licensed professionals who are looking to partner with a community based service provider offering mental health and substance abuse services where individuals live and work. RHA Behavioral Health Services is looking for dedicated Behavioral Health Team Leaders to lead an 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. 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!

Behavioral Health Team Leaders Serve as the primary team leader supporting individuals with Mental Health or Substance Abuse Issues in residential, school, workplace and community settings. Coordinates and monitors the array of services and supports identified in each person’s Person Centered Plan.

Additional responsibilities of the Behavioral Health Specialist include:

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
Coordinating transition to another level/type of care for the client
Our ideal Team Leader is a licensed professional who is an excellent communicator and listener with strong therapeutic skills who works well as part of an interdisciplinary team and runs open and productive therapy sessions. You must also excel at behavioral interviewing techniques to uncover service user needs and be able to anticipate these needs.

Additional requirements for the Licensed Professional include:

Graduate degree in Counseling or a related field
Valid licensure to provide mental/behavioral healthcare in the state of North Carolina
Licenses include LCAS, LPC, and LCSW
Minimum 2 years experience working with individuals with mental and/or behavioral health issues that includes writing person-centered plans, conducting effective group therapy and providing mental health diagnoses
General working knowledge of the human services delivery system in North Carolina
Valid driver’s license, auto insurance and reliable transportation
Ability to pass a drug screen and background check
Ability to lift between 20 and 50 pounds and meet the physical requirements of performing CPR and therapeutic holds
Employee supervisory experience preferred
Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) preferred
Benefits
The greatest benefit of a career at RHA is the difference you make in the lives of our service users. Our holistic person-centered approach and focus on quality assurance, respected across North Carolina and throughout the Human Services industry supports our reputation for innovative programs and positive outcomes.

RHA Behavioral Health Services offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to eligible employees that are aimed at supporting your health and wellness, financial planning, work-life balance, and protection from the unexpected.

The comprehensive compensation and benefits package for full time employees includes:

Competitive compensation program including regular performance feedback and coaching
Healthcare insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Voluntary Benefits, Employee Assistance Program, Telemed and Pharmacy Insurance, Health Advocate service which assists employees find doctors, schedule appointments, estimate costs, answer medical/prescription questions, resolve medical claims issues and basically does the leg-work for employees
Offering free diabetic medication and supplies
401(k) retirement savings program with Wells Fargo
Paid Time Off
Company sponsored Life and AD&D Insurance
Extensive Wellness Programs including company paid scholarships for healthy weight management and nicotine cessation, several wellness challenges and rewards through the year.
Free Annual Health Screening and wellness coaching event.
Discounted medical premiums for nicotine free employees.
Free CPR, first aid and job specific training opportunities
Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve!

If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.

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