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Effective April 12, 2021, the NCASPPB will no longer offer a service to post job openings on the board’s website.  Postings currently advertised will remain posted until they expire or until the requestor asks that they be removed, whichever comes first.  The Job Posting page will be deleted November 30, 2021. 

An alternative posting site to consider is Addictions Professionals of North Carolina (https://apnc.mcjobboard.net/jobs).

Posted on: April 8, 2021

LCAS Counselor – New Season

For over 30 years, New Season Treatment Centers have been a leading national health care service provider of outpatient treatment centers that specialize in providing safe, quality and best in class care for individuals living with Opioid Use Disorder (“OUD”).

Operating in over 70 treatment centers in multiple states, our team members are engaged in medication-assisted treatment, counseling, support, and care management of individuals living with OUD. We treat the whole person and, in so doing, address the underlying causes of OUD in an effort to provide a continuum of care that not only addresses treatment needs but supports the patient on their journey to recovery.

Job Summary:

  • New Season operates a number of nationally recognized and accredited methadone treatment centers dedicated to helping individuals with prescription drug abuse and/or opiate addiction regain control of their lives.
  • We take great pride in treating our patients with dignity and respect in each phase of their treatment experience

Essential Functions:

  • Works with patients to complete all intakes, admissions, discharges, and transfer paperwork.
  • Documents patient progress through counseling and interaction through groups.
  • Completes patient psychosocial and an individualized treatment plan within the required time frame.
  • Identifies any clinical/case management needs and works to address those needs.
  • Performs individual, group, and family counseling as required.
  • Performs at least 20 hours of direct one-on-one patient contact per week through individual or group counseling.
  • Reports patient abuse, neglect and exploitation as required.
  • Reports patient grievances as required.
  • Educates patient in all aspects of treatment, corresponding health issues and steps to recovery.
  • Obtains Urine Drug Screens and initial patient photo identification.
  • Assists in monitoring all patient activities on center premises.
  • Actively participates in community relations activities as directed and authorized.
  • Ensures the reading and understanding of the Policy and Procedures Manual.
  • Ensures compliance with 42 CFR Part 2 (Federal Confidentiality Regulations) and 45 CFR, Parts 160 & 164 (HIPAA)
  • Is responsible for obtaining or maintaining proper licensure and/or certification according to specific state requirements.
  • Actively participates in preparation for surveys and inspections conducted by CARF, the State, DEA, Board of Pharmacy and any other agency site visits as dictated by the state laws or regulations.
  • Participates in all staff meetings
  • Ensures compliance with local, State, Federal and Colonial Management Group, LP rules, regulations and policies.
  • Always acts in the best interests of the program and company; honors, supports, and protects the proprietary data and rights of the company.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by clinic, region or corporate leadership.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education/Licensure/Certification:
    • Experience in substance abuse field is not required, but preferred
  • Qualified candidates will have a Master’s degree in a related field
  • Certified LCAS required
  • Experience Required:
    • Minimum of 500 hours of experience in substance abuse is preferred
    • Medicaid experience preferred
  • Skill and Ability:
    • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and be dependable and reliable
    • Basic mathematics skills

Job Type: Full-Time

Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • 3 weeks of PTO
  • Excellent Medical (EPO & PPO plans), Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • FSA’s and Telemedicine Virtual Care MDLIVE
  • Life Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • 401k with up to 3% matching
  • $2,000 sign on bonus

 EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

To Apply: www.Newseason.com/careers

For Questions: [email protected]

Locations:  Durham Treatment Center, Hickory Metro Treatment Center, Morganton Treatment Center, and New Hanover Metro Treatment Center

 

Posted on: April 8, 2021

Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) Program Director

(Only applicants with a Healthcare MBA will be considered.)

The Mission Treatment Center is to provide individualized counseling, education and medication assisted recovery to opioid dependent adults in a safe, medically sound, and therapeutic environment.

Our Mission is to provide opportunities for these individuals to explore, change and strengthen themselves so they can lead a healthy and productive life.

Location:  Morehead City Treatment Center, 403 N 35th St., Morehead City, NC 28557

Hours of operations – Monday – Friday, 5:15am – 1:00pm

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for reporting the status of patient census monthly to the sponsor, Medical Director and State Opioid Authority to follow best practice in relation to adequate staffing. Participation in quarterly State Opioid Authority and North Carolina Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence meetings to stay abreast of changes in the field at a Federal and State level. Manage receipts of purchases and supplies for facility. Log attendance of employees including sick days and vacation days. Responsible for the management of staff, including evaluations and annual review process. Coordinate computer, phone, heating and A/C service, electrical service, and alarm service and support. Ensuring the daily security of building at close of business day. Managing central registry system requirements. Coordinates and ensure that the facility is compliant with required regulations dictated by Federal and State licensing entities, DEA and CARF Accreditation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPOSIBLITIES: Includes, but not limited to the following. Gather all bills weekly and make sure they are delivered to sponsor. Verify daily balance, send daily report to sponsor and make accurate and daily deposits at the bank. Retain all deposit transaction copies from the bank and give weekly to the sponsor. Respond to any alarms at the facility where the police are dispatched. Attend and act as secretary, keeping accurate and thorough notes of all staff meetings, treatment team meetings and nursing meetings. Organizes and distributes patient and community satisfaction surveys and report results to Sponsor and medical director. Participates in quality improvement assessments as it relates to customer service and satisfaction. Identifies need for additional or staff in accordance with state and SAMSHA expectations. Prepares and runs advertisements for new employees as needed. Will schedule interviewing process of new employees with sponsor and medical director. Keeps community resource notebook for coordination of patient requests and needs. Utilize skills to network with other agencies and develop an open communication with referral sources. Assist with advocacy and education of the local community regarding treatment modality.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises the daily functioning and staffing of the treatment program. Supervises the productivity of staff, in addition to, performing annual staff reviews and needs for job improvement.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Only applicants with a Healthcare MBA will be considered. Preference to applicants with experience working in an Opioid Treatment Program. The ability to work independently as well as with the team. The ability to maintain a high level of professional ethics and follow best practice.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year

Offering: 401K match, 2-weeks paid vacations, 6-paid sick days.

 For consideration, please send resume to: [email protected]

 

 

Posted on: March 18, 2021

Fully Licensed LCSW/LCAS Clinician

Fully Licensed LCSW/LCAS Clinician

Sign-on bonuses offered!

MindPath Care Centers is thrilled to announce the launch of its new outpatient Addiction Recovery Center [ARC] program in North Carolina. ARC is led by R. Dewayne Book, MD, addictions specialist and psychiatrist.

We are seeking candidates who are fully and dually-licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS) in the state of North Carolina, and are based in Charlotte or Raleigh, NC. LCSW-As who will be fully licensed within six months may still apply and be considered. Candidates who only hold a LCAS or LCAS-A license without a LCSW or LCSW-A will not be considered due to billing requirements.

 Job Summary:

  • Facilitate virtual and in-person mental health and substance abuse therapy groups.
  • Complete clinical initial evaluations to assess the appropriateness of MindPath’s office-based outpatient treatment program.
  • Manage clinical caseload and navigate collaborating with a clinical team including doctors and social workers.
  • Maintain documentation requirements to track patient progress and outcomes. Maintain records related to services delivered according to state and federal confidentiality regulations, ethical requirements, and other regulatory agencies.
  • Participate in team meetings, professional and developmental trainings, seminars, and conferences pertaining to the Addiction Recovery Center and its operations.

 Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience working in the substance abuse / addictions field
  • Knowledge of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) protocol and 12 Step models of recovery
  • Candidate must be able to travel to different clinic sites in Wake County as needed.
  • Candidate must demonstrate the ability to engage individuals in treatment according to the program structure and individuals treatment plan in a non-judgmental and compassionate manner.
  • Clinicians from the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities are encouraged to apply.

 License Qualifications:
Clinicians who are fully and dually licensed (LCSW/LCAS) in North Carolina at the Masters level are strongly preferred, but the following criteria can meet requirements:

Fully licensed LCSW and LCAS-A:

  • Must have less than one year left until fully licensed LCAS

OR
Fully licensed LCAS and LCSW-A:

  • Must have less than 6 months left until fully licensed LCSW

 Perks & Benefits:

  • Sign-on bonus
  • Full health insurance coverage with vision, dental, long term and short term disability, and life insurance.
  • Credentialing on all insurance billing panels.
  • Paid time off
  • Stipend for training and re-certification needs
  • Access to Relias, a Learning Management System, that offers hundreds of free CEUs with the completion of trainings
  • Competitive salary

“MindPath is not only committed to putting mental health first, we are also committed to putting our employee’s health and safety first. We have implemented CDC recommended cleaning procedures, social distancing practices, mandatory temperature checks, and mandatory mask protection.”

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 per year

To view other job postings and to apply, please see our employment site:

https://www.mindpathcare.com/join-our-team/

 

 

Posted on: March 18, 2021

LCAS/LCAS-A (Gaston/Lincoln/Cleveland counties)

Phoenix Counseling Center (Gaston/Lincoln/Cleveland counties) seeking LCAS/LCAS-A applicants.  Position requirements include, but are not limited to, completing screening/evaluations, arranging for needed services/supports, linking consumer to community resources and natural supports, providing psycho-educational group activities, group & individual counseling, life skills training, disease management, administering drug screens.

For a complete job description and application visit our website @ www.phoenixcc.us.  If you have questions please contact Denise Whitener [email protected] or at 704-472-4961.

Posted on: March 15, 2021

Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor-Lumberton, NC and Gastonia, NC

Do you like the challenges, rewards and opportunities that providing high quality mental health care to members in our communities presents, in addition to being empowered and valued by your team members? If yes, then we want to connect with you! Monarch Behavioral Health is seeking a Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC) or Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS/LCAS-A) to join our Community Support Team in Lumberton or Enhanced Services Team (ACTT/IPS/IIHS) in Gastonia and surrounding areas.

The ideal candidates will have a minimum of 2 years of mental health and substance use counseling experience. A bachelor’s degree in a human service-related field, reliable transportation to commute, and a LCAS-A or CADC is a must.

Both career opportunities are full time positions with benefits including medical, dental, vision and generous PTO. Mileage reimbursement offered.

Please send resume (and include the location of interest in the subject line) to [email protected]

 

Posted on: March 3, 2021

Full-time Clinicians

McLeod Addictive Disease center is seeking  full-time licensed/associate licensed clinicians (CADC; LCAS/A; LCMHC/A; LCSW/A; LMFT/A) for several of its Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program locations throughout North Carolina.

Hours of operation for clients are 5:00am to 12:00pm, M-F. MAT Clinicians work with opiate dependent adults and perform all clinical functions for which they are qualified, including clinical assessments; individual and group therapy; treatment planning; and clinical documentation. Additional activities and responsibilities may be assigned when in the best interests of McLeod Center and our clients. This job can be performed remotely.

McLeod Center offers a friendly work environment and competitive benefits package which includes medical/dental/vision coverages; paid holidays; paid vacation/sick leave; and retirement plan. LCAS/A Clinical Supervision is provided.

Please apply on indeed.com

McLeod Center is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

 

Posted on: March 3, 2021

Substance Use Professional

Are you looking to make a positive impact on people’s lives?  If yes, then come and join us! RHA Health Services in Asheville, NC is seeking a Substance Use Professional to work on a community-based team to provide MH/SU counseling and support to individuals in home and community settings.

Full-time position with benefits including medical, dental, and vision available.  $2,000 sign on bonus.  $55.00/month cell phone allowance.  Mileage compensation.  Must have active LCAS, LCAS-A, or CDAC and also meet the NC requirements for a Qualified Professional (QP status).  Must also have reliable transportation.

If interested, contact Tricia Hinshaw at: [email protected]

Posted on: February 24, 2021

CST Co-Occurring Disorder Specialist

Position Summary:

This is a service provided by an interdisciplinary team that ensures service availability 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and is prepared to carry out a full range of treatment functions wherever and whenever needed.  Individuals are referred to the CST team who have a mental health or substance use disorder diagnosis and meet the needs of at least two life domains described in the CST service definition. Must be a CCS, LCAS, LCAS-A, or CADC.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Conducts comprehensive substance abuse assessments considering the relationship between substance use and mental health.
  2. Assesses, tracks and documents individual’s stages of change readiness and stages of treatment.
  3. Uses outreach and motivational interviewing techniques to work with individuals in earlier stages of change readiness.
  4. Uses cognitive behavioral approaches and relapse prevention to work with beneficiaries in later stages of change readiness.
  5. Ensures that the team’s treatment approaches are consistent with individual’s stages of change readiness;
  6. Facilitates the Person Centered Planning process for individual’s as assigned.
  7. Serves as a consultant and educator to fellow CST team members on the topic of integrated dual disorder treatment (IDDT) and motivational interviewing.
  8. Provides structured face-to-face scheduled interventions to provide support and guidance in all areas of functional domains: adaptive, communication, personal care, domestic, psychosocial, problem solving, etc. in preventing, overcoming, or managing the individual’s level of functioning and enhancing his/her ability to remain in the community.
  9. Provides psychosocial rehabilitative interventions and case coordination.
  10. Prepares and submits documentation accurately and on time
  11. Participates in peer review
  12. Ensures incident reports are prepared and submitted on time
  13. Prepares and presents documentation for utilization review
  14. Completes required training within prescribed timeframes
  15. Successfully participates in the DMH approved ACTT training
  16. Other duties as assigned

 Minimum Qualifications:

  1. A human services degree is preferred.
  2. Must be certified as a CCS, LCAS, CCAS or CADC or able to obtain certification within two years.
  3. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  4. Valid, unrestricted, state appropriate driver’s license.
  5. Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and assign priorities.
  6. Required experience in mental health environment must be met prior to hire.

Environment:

Substance Abuse specialist works as part of a team and while there is daily office based work the bulk of the work is in the community including the street, homes, shelters, jails and hospitals and services are delivered when and where individuals need them. 

To apply or questions, email [email protected]

Posted on: February 24, 2021

Substance Abuse Counselor – Shallotte Treatment Associates

Shallotte Treatment Associates is seeking a full-time Substance Abuse Counselor for an outpatient treatment program in Shallotte Treatment Associates providing medication assisted treatment. This position requires counselor to provide individual counseling to patients, function as a liaison with other community-based agencies and law enforcement agencies to maintain continuity of care, complete thorough individual chemical dependency assessment of new patients, maintain current individual treatment plans that address the needs of patients, ensure continued compliance with all State and Federal regulations and company policies and procedures, contribute to the ongoing assessment and treatment planning process through participation in daily reports, case reviews, and treatment teams, provide patient education relating to the illness of chemical dependency and the process of recovery, provide supportive counseling or crisis intervention services in conjunction with medical and nursing service, as circumstances deem necessary, provide education and public information services to the general public and the professional community regarding opioid treatment programs. This position does include case management duties as well.

Registration with the NCSAPPB, or LCAS preferred but not required for hire. At minimum, registration with the NCSAPPB will be required at candidate’s expense once hired.  Master’s degree in Human Services or related degree required.

Now Offering: Sign on Bonus, Competitive Salary Rates, 2 weeks paid vacation and 1 week paid sick time, low COVID exposure with minimal contact with patient

Please apply by sending your resume to the following email: [email protected]

Posted on: February 19, 2021