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Employment Opportunities

MORGANTON, NC

MARION, NC

ASHEVILLE, NC

HICKORY, NC

DIRECT CARE STAFF DAY TREATMENT QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL
NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT
PART TIME DIRECT CARE STAFF

 

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 Taskina McCauslin, 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…

 

 

  • DAY TREATMENT QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL (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)
    • A Caring Alternative is currently seeking both full time and Part Time Direct Care Staff capable of working 12 hour shifts in Marion, NC. 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.
    • This individual would be responsible for 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.
    • Must have a strong desire to work with children and adolescents, patience, and the ability to work as part of a team. 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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  • DAY TREATMENT QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL (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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  • NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT (MARION and ASHEVILLE, NC)
    • Seeking a Psychiatric 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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  • NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT (MARION and ASHEVILLE, NC)
    • Seeking a Psychiatric 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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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:

  • Part Time 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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  • 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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