Behavioral Health Specialist III (QP) (BH), Lenoir Behavioral Health Office

RHA Health Services - Asheville, NC (30+ days ago)3.3

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. 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. Education, Licensure, and Experience required for the position include: Must meet the requirements of a Qualified Professional Physical requirements to perform essential functions of the job included: Regularly required to lift 10 lbs. Must be able to lift a minimum of 15 lbs. Must be able to pull minimum of 10 lbs. Must be able to squat, kneel, crawl, crouch, climb, and stoop. Must be able to regularly use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Required to regularly stand and walk. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in CPR from the floor level requiring to work on hands, knees, bending, standing and lifting. Vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision. Must be able to talk and hear If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.