Employment

"The Copeland Center selects Pamela Graves, Jackson REC Peer, for the WRAP Facilitator Spotlight…her story is on our Recovery Model page…Great Job Pam!"

Benefits

Meridian Behavioral Health Services proudly offers employees a wide array of benefits including:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Supplemental Insurances
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Cell Phone Stipend
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Paid Licensure Supervision

Interested in an Internship?

Meridian Behavioral Health Services partners with regional colleges and universities to offer clinical internships in both social work and counseling. To be considered for an internship, please submit an Internship Questionnaire  to torrie.justus@meridianbhs.org

To learn more about internship opportunities, please contact the Human Resources Department at 828-631-3973 ext. 1519.

How To Apply

Below is a complete, downloadable listing of all open positions at Meridian Behavioral Health Services. If you would like to apply for a position, please fill out the Application for Employment and submit along with your resume to the Human Resources Department by emailing the completed form to hr.department@meridianbhs.org. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed Application for Employment.

 

Currently Available Positions:

Haywood County

Psychiatric Nurse - Assertive Community Treatment Team - (ACTT)

Meridian is seeking an RN or LPN to join our Haywood/Buncombe County Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT), in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.  The ACTT nurse is responsible for conducting psychiatric assessments; assessing physical needs; making appropriate referrals to community physicians; providing management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist; providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation and support services; and sharing shift-management responsibility with the ACTT Coordinator.  Employee must have a valid driver's license without violations or restrictions which could prevent completing all required job functions.  Full or part time applicants welcome.

Haywood and Buncombe Counties

Clinician - Assertive Community Treatment Team - (ACTT)

Seeking an energetic and passionate individual to join the Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.  Come experience the satisfaction of providing recovery-oriented services within the context of a strong team wraparound model serving Haywood and Buncombe counties.  If you are not familiar with ACTT, this position will provide you with an opportunity to experience an enhanced service that really works!  Must have a Master’s degree and be licensed/license-eligible. 

Jackson County

Nurse - Assertive Community Treatment Team - (ACTT)

Seeking an RN or LPN to join our Jackson County Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.  The ACTT nurse is responsible for conducting psychiatric assessments; assessing physical needs; making appropriate referrals to community physicians; providing management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist; providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation and support services; and sharing shift-management responsibility with the ACTT Coordinator.  Employee must have a valid driver's license without violations or restrictions which could prevent completing all required job functions.  Full or part time applicants welcome.

Clinician - Recovery Education Center (REC)

Seeking passionate, values-driven and dynamic professional to join our Jackson County Recovery Education Center (REC).  This program reflects a unique design which integrates educational, clinical and peer support components in a center-based milieu.  To be considered, an applicant should be familiar with the recovery paradigm of mental health and substance abuse services.  Applicants must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation, flexibility and moderate computer skills.  A Master’s degree and license eligibility are also required.

Haywood and Jackson Counties

Peer Support Specialist - Recovery Education Center (REC)

Meridian is seeking a Peer Support Specialist to work in our Recovery Education Centers in Haywood and/or Jackson County.  Being a Peer Support Specialist provides an opportunity for individuals to transform their own personal lived experience with mental health and/or addiction challenges into a tool for inspiring hope for recovery in others.  Applicants must demonstrate maturity in their own recovery process, have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and have moderate computer skills.  Part time work may be available.

Macon County

Team Leader/Clinician - Recovery Education Center (REC)

Seeking passionate, values-driven and dynamic professional to join our Macon County Recovery Education Center (REC).  This program reflects a unique design which integrates educational, clinical and peer support components in a center-based milieu.  To be considered, an applicant should be familiar with the recovery paradigm of mental health and substance abuse services.  Applicants must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation, flexibility and moderate computer skills.  A Master’s degree and license eligibility are also required.

Macon and Haywood Counties

Employment Support Professional (ESP) - Supported Employment Program

The ESP functions as part of a team that implements employment services based on the SE-IPS model.  The team’s goal is to support individuals who have had challenges with obtaining and/or maintaining employment in the past and to obtain and maintain competitive employment moving forward.  The ESP is responsible for engaging clients and establishing trusting, collaborative relationships that result in the creation of completion of individualized employment goals.  The ESP will support the client through the whole employment process and provide a variety of services at each state to support the individual in achieving their employment goals.

Transylvania County

Clinician/Team Leader and Two Qualified Professionals - Intensive In-Home Program

Intensive In-Home service is a team approach, using strengths-based interventions, designed to address the identified needs of children and adolescents who, due to serious and chronic symptoms of an emotional/behavioral disorder, are unable to remain stable in the community without intensive interventions.  The primary goal of the IIH staff and service is to stabilize the client's functioning and eliminate the risk of out of home placement or more restrictive interventions.

QPs must have a Bachelor's degree in Human Services with two years of full time, post-degree experience with this population.

Applicants must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation, flexibility and moderate computer skills.

Cherokee County

Clinician - Assertive Community Treatment Team - (ACTT)

Seeking an energetic and passionate individual to join the Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.  Come experience the satisfaction of providing recovery-oriented services within the context of a strong team wraparound model serving Cherokee, Clay and Graham counties.  If you are not familiar with ACTT, this position will provide you with an opportunity to experience an enhanced service that really works!  Must have a Master’s degree and be licensed/license-eligible. 

Agency-Wide

Peer Support Specialist - Peers Assisting in Community Engagement (PACE)

Being a Peer Support Specialist provides an opportunity for individuals to transform their own personal lived experience with mental health and/or addiction challenges into a tool for inspiring hope for recovery in others.   Applicants must demonstrate maturity in their own recovery process, have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and have moderate computer skills.  

Clinician - Peers Assisting in Community Engagement (PACE)

Clinician will be providing ongoing therapy with individuals and clinical support to the peer support team.  The position will involve travel and community-based work in multiple counties.  A Master’s degree, license eligibility and experience are required.  PACE provides structured and scheduled activities for adults age 18 and older with a diagnosis of Mental Health and Substance Use disorders.  This could be a part time or full time position.

Staff Psychiatrist

Meridian is actively recruiting a Psychiatrist to provide adult outpatient services.  Our primary office locations are in Waynesville, Sylva, Franklin, and Brevard.  We are seeking a physician who has interest and experience in community behavioral health services, including the treatment of serious mental health illness and addiction.  Part of the physician’s time could be devoted to treating individuals with opioid addition in our clinic-based buprenorphine (Suboxone) program.  Minimal on-call responsibilities.  Our locations typically qualify for educational loan repayment programs.  Send your CV to:  Matt Holmes, MD matt.holmes@meridianbhs.org or Joe Ferrara (CEO) joe.ferrara@meridianbhs.org

Psychiatric Nurse or Physician Assistant

Seeking PN or PA to provide adult outpatient services for our locations in Waynesville, Sylva, Franklin, and Brevard.  Your experience in community behavioral health, treatment of serious mental health illness and addiction, gives you the background necessary to work with our psychiatric and/or ACT teams. 

To apply for any of the above positions, please complete the online web application and upload your resume in PDF prefered. format.  Or you can download and complete an application and then email it to:  hr.department@meridianbhs.org   

 

 

 

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