Minimum education, training, and experience required:
A “Qualified Professional” within the MH/DD/SAS system of care refers to:
A Graduate of a college or university with a Master’s Degree in a human service field and has one year of full-time, post-graduate degree-accumulated MH/DD/SAS experience with the population served; or a substance abuse professional who has one year of full-time, post-graduate degree-accumulated supervised experience in alcoholism and drug abuse counseling.
Licenses or certifications required:
- Valid North Carolina Driver’s license which is clear of violation reflecting a poor driving record.
- A current NC Standard Professional License is required.
Special knowledge, skill, physical requirements, or other factors
- General understanding of behavioral patterns and attitudes common in varying degrees with children and adolescents in the MH/SA populations and if applicable DD population.
- Ability to deal patiently and fairly with staff, consumers, families, and others.
- Ability to maintain effective and efficient working relationships and present an atmosphere of teamwork.
- Consistently aware of health and safety needs for all staff and consumers.
- Demonstrate good oral, written, and documentation skills.
- Demonstrate knowledge of State and Medicaid requirements as they relate to the provision of Residential Treatment services.
- Training/certification in the following:
- General organization orientation
- First Aid/CPR
- Client’s right/HIPPA
- Implementation of the treatment plan
- Medication administration
- Seizure management
- Blood-borne pathogens/infectious disease transmission
- Cultural awareness
- Specific population served
- Documentation requirements
- Crisis intervention
- Safety precautions
If you are interested in this position, please fill out the online application here: Online Employment Form