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Employment Opportunities

MORGANTON, NC

MARION, NC

ASHEVILLE, NC

HICKORY, NC

ACTT LICENSED PROFESSIONAL DAY TREATMENT QP DAY TREATMENT QP
HDPT ADULT/CHILD QP DIRECT CARE STAFF ENHANCED CHILD SERVICES DIRECTORS
INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT SERVICES INTENSIVE IN-HOME SERVICES QP SCHOOL BASED OUTPATIENT THERAPIST
INTENSIVE IN-HOME SERVICES NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT
MEDICAL ASSISTANT
OUTPATIENT THERAPIST FOR BURKE DSS
THERAPUTIC FOSTER CARE PROGRAM MANAGER
TENANCY SUPPORT TEAM
BILLING SPECIALIST

 

ONGOING LISTINGS:

 

 

Resume must include degree earned (major & minor), graduation month & year, relevant employment dates including month and year, and populations served. Please email a detailed resume to the attention of Helen Austin, at opportunities@caringalternative.com.

 

(Due to the high volume of candidates received we request no calls please)

 

A Caring Alternative, LLC is a nationally accredited service provider with facilities in Morganton, Marion and Asheville, NC. We provide an array services to Alexander, Buncombe, Burke, Catawba, Caldwell, and McDowell Counties: Assisted Family Living, Assertive Community Treatment Team, B3 Services, Community Support Team, Day Treatment, Intensive In-Home, Medication Management, Out Patient Therapy, and Therapeutic Foster Care. 

 

We are CARF accredited and CABHA certified.

 

CURRENT OPENINGS:

We are currently seeking to fill the following positions within the agency…

 

 

  • ACTT LICENSED PROFESSIONAL (MORGANTON, NC)
    • Seeking a licensed or provisionally licensed individual, preferred LCAS to serve as a member of a large ACT Team. Experience in providing treatment to adults with severe & persistent mental illness and substance abuse disorders preferred. Responsibilities would include performing screenings, intakes and all assessments in a timely manner, maintaining charts and all clinical documentation on a daily basis, and the ability to engage clients in all aspects of their lives.
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  • HDPT ADULT/CHILD QP (MORGANTON, NC)
    • Seeking individual credentialed as both a Child and Adult Qualified Professional for growth of existing services. The service is ‘Hospital/Inpatient Discharge Planning and Transition’ and will require face to face attendance at state & community psychiatric facilities for the purpose of discharge planning with assigned & unassigned consumers. The QP will be responsible for communication with consumers and facility staff, treatment/discharge meeting attendance, and contact/linkage with community resources. This position will be housed within a hospital setting.
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  • CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT BURKE INTEGRATED HEALTH (MORGANTON, NC)
    • Seeking a Certified Medical Assistant for a busy integrative practice. This position is responsible for duties such as supporting patient care by helping health care providers during examinations, preparing laboratory specimens, performing basic lab tests on the premises, disposing of contaminated supplies, telephoning prescriptions to pharmacies, and drawing blood.
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  • INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT SERVICES (MORGANTON, NC)
    • Seeking individual to provide services to adults who have a serious mental illness or a serious and persistent mental illness. This position is responsible for providing training and assistance with Instrumental Activities of Daily Living including preparing meals, managing money, shopping for household necessities, using the telephone, housecleaning, laundry, transporting the individual to access the community, medication management, supervision and cuing, in order for individuals to live independently in the community.
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  • INTENSIVE IN-HOME SERVICES TEAM LEAD (MORGANTON, NC)
    • Seeking an Intensive In-Home Services Team Leader in Morganton, North Carolina. Individuals must be licensed or provisionally licensed clinicians. Must have one year of documented experience with the child mental health population. Services include but are not limited to crisis management, intensive case management, individual and/or family therapy and skills training in the child’s natural environment to provide services to children with mental illness. Must be willing to travel within the counties served by the team.
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  • OUTPATIENT THERAPIST FOR BURKE DSS (MORGANTON, NC)
    • Seeking a Licensed OutPatient Therapist, preferably dually licensed, to work as an embedded team member of Burke Department of Social Services in Morganton, North Carolina. The person must be a qualified mental health professional and have experience in interviewing, assessing, and maintaining knowledge of resources for children, adolescents, and adults with severe and persistent mental health issues. The individual would need to be able to consult with contractual physicians, nurses, psychiatrists, and community providers as well as help to staff cases with social workers and accompany them on home visits as necessary. In addition to this they would work closely with the Department of Social Services staff, consumers, their families, and the court system.
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  • TENANCY SUPPORT TEAM (MORGANTON, NC)
    • Seeking a qualified professional to work with individuals to increase and restore ability to live as independently as possible. This position helps individuals manage illness and reestablish community roles.
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  • THERAPUTIC FOSTER CARE PROGRAM MANAGER (MORGANTON,NC)
    • Seeking a Therapeutic Foster Care Program Manager for our location in Morganton, NC. This individual would be responsible for both supervisory and managerial functions of a Therapeutic Foster Care Team. Examples of these duties would be leading a team of four, maintain compliance, ensuring trainings are completed, monitoring productivity, performing intakes, marketing, and outreach, and overseeing the licensing of a small number of homes. This individual will also be responsible for giving insight into the programs budgets, resolving conflicts as they arise, and performing other administrative tasks as instructed..
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  • BILLING SPECIALIST (MORGANTON, NC)
    • A Caring Alternative is seeking an individual familiar with HIPPA privacy requirements to serve as a Billing Specialist in Morganton, NC. This individual will work closely with the Chief Financial Officer and Finance Manager and will be responsible for collecting and entering claim information, submitting claims and following up with insurance carriers on unpaid or rejected claims, and answering patient inquiries on account status and charges. Previous experience working with medical billing preferred.
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  • DAY TREATMENT QP (MARION, NC)
    • Seeking a Day Treatment Qualified Professional for school based programs in Marion, North Carolina. This position requires an individual capable of working with a team of professionals using solid evidence based, trauma focused models and interventions. QP with documented experience with the mental health population is preferred.
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  • DIRECT CARE STAFF (MARION, NC)
    • Would you like to use your empathy and compassion to oversee youth in a center-based respite facility? Join our team as a Direct Care Staff! Impact the lives of youth in Western North Carolina by providing direct supervision for children and adolescents in our new Respite Care Facility located in Marion. Direct Care Staff provide caregivers and their children with that extra layer of support by allowing breaks in care. A Caring Alternative is currently seeking a full-time Direct Care Staff to work in Marion, NC providing person-centered focused services that respond to the need of children and their caregivers. As a Direct Care Staff, you will provide emotional, physical and daily living care for youths (ages 6-20) with behavioral health needs in a group home setting. Must be kind, patient, reliable and dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of children. Experience is helpful, but we will train the right candidate. This role requires documenting the day-to-day functioning of the child, provides support based on identified goals of the child, and teaching/reinforcing daily living and relationship skills. QUALIFICATIONS A strong desire to work with children and adolescents, patience, and the ability to work as part of a team is a must! A high school diploma or GED is required. Applicants need to be minimum 21 years old. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to work in a high pressure, high stress environment. Behavioral health experience is preferred.
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  • INTENSIVE IN-HOME SERVICES QP (MARION, NC)
    • MH Child QP status required. Must have one year of documented experience with the child mental health population. This service includes but is not limited to crisis management, intensive case management, individual and/or family therapy and skills training in the child's natural environment to provide services to children with mental illness.
    • Must be willing to travel and provide services both in the community and in the client’s residence.
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  • NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT (MARION and ASHEVILLE, NC)
    • Seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant to practice medication management in collaboration with other qualified staff members. This individual would conduct crisis assessments, make referrals, and monitor consumer health. They would be responsible for consultation to medical and mental health providers as well as educating consumers and their families regarding medications, symptoms, illness, and side effects.
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  • DAY TREATMENT QP (ASHEVILLE, NC)
    • Seeking a Day Treatment Qualified Professional for school based programs in Asheville, North Carolina. This position requires an individual capable of working with a team of professionals using solid evidence based, trauma focused models and interventions. QP with documented experience with the mental health population is preferred.
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  • ENHANCED CHILD SERVICES DIRECTOR (ASHEVILLE, NC)
    • Seeking an individual to develop and monitor the implementation of department programs such as School Based Programs, Residential Services, Foster Care, Day Treatment and Intensive In-Home. This position oversees services provided in assigned departments in all locations as well as provides supervision to Program Manager. Individual would need to support staff in incorporating A Caring Alternative Values in day to day decision making, personal and professional development. In addition the individual would assist with the development of the program budgets and reviews monthly financial reports along with monitoring productivity for applicable departments.
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  • SCHOOL BASED OUTPATIENT THERAPIST (ASHEVILLE, NC)
    • Seeking licensed or provisionally licensed clinicians to work in collaboration with school staff to provide school based therapy, group therapy and family therapy to students and their families. Therapists should value a team environment and have strong interpersonal and communication skills. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a value-based agency committed to promoting and supporting growth within our local community. Therapist will have the opportunity to collaborate with teachers, guardians, stakeholders and agency leadership to help develop programming and ensure service delivery that promotes wellness and growth. Therapist will conduct assessments, develop treatment plans, and help link to community supports and resources.
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A Caring Alternative, LLC is also accepting applications and/or resumes for the following as we plan for future growth. A timeframe for the availability of these positions is unknown.

ONGOING LISTINGS:

  • P/T Peer Support Specialist (Morganton, NC)
    • Seeking several P/T Certified Peer Supports to provide various services to the adult mental health population. Experience with the population served is preferred as well as a working knowledge of the resources available within the local communities.
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  • Therapeutic Foster Care Parents
    • Individuals licensed or interested in becoming licensed in order to provide Therapeutic Foster Care within their home. Individuals must be 21 years or older and have GED/High School Diploma. All TFC Parents must have a desire & commitment to help provide a loving home environment. A Caring Alternative will assist with the necessary support & supervision so that the home will be successful in providing a stabilized environment to the child(ren). We will provide the required MAPP course, free of charge, to qualified applicants in addition to other helpful trainings.
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  • Licensed Professional
    • Seeking individuals who are licensed or provisionally licensed with LPC, LCAS, LCSW, LMFT to work within a variety of services such as ACTT, OPT, and SCHOOL BASED PROGRAMS. Individuals would work in collaberation with their teams to provide exceptional care to consumers and their families.
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-All applicants must be deeply committed to high quality of care for the client.

-Many positions require travel on a daily basis in the local community in order to provide skill building and supportive counseling and to assist the consumer to develop critical daily living and coping skills.

 

All individuals must meet these additional requirements…

  • Must have clean driving record and current NC driver’s license.
  • Must have successful criminal background check and two satisfactory references. 

 

A Caring Alternative prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, national origin, ancestry, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran or draft status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or associational/political preference.

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