Substance Abuse Specialist

Job Description: 

Meridian Behavioral Health is seeking a full-time Substance Abuse Specialist to join the Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) in Transylvania County.  This individual will serve as the champion of Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) amongst an interdisciplinary team.  

The responsibilities of the Substance Abuse Specialist are as follows:

  • conducts comprehensive substance abuse assessments considering the relationship between substance use and mental health,
  • assesses and tracks beneficiary's stages of change readiness and stages of treatment,
  • uses outreach and motivational interviewing techniques to work with beneficiaries in earlier stages of change readiness,
  • facilitates access to 12-step groups and other community supports,
  • uses cognitive behavioral approaches and relapse prevention to work with beneficiaries in later stages of change readiness,
  • ensures that the team's treatment approaches are consistent with beneficiary's stages of change readiness,
  • facilitates the Person-Centered Planning process for beneficiaries assigned to him or her, and
  • serves as a consultant and educator to fellow ACT team members on the topic of integrated dual disorder treatment (IDDT).

To qualify, applicant must have:

  • either CSAC, or have Master's degree and have or be eligible to obtain one of the following licenses: LCASA/LCAS/CCS,
  • a valid driver's license with no restrictions,
  • reliable transportation,
  • flexibility, and
  • moderate computer skills.  
Position Area: 
Adult Services
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Position Location: 
Transylvania County
Positions Available: 
1

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

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.


Available Positions: (Click on the name of the job title or 'more info' for a description of the position. The job list may be sorted by clicking on 'title', 'type' or 'location'.)

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Accounts Receivable Technician 1 Administration Jackson County Full-Time More Info
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Certified Medical Assistant 1 Adult Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Certified Medical Assistant
Clinician - Recovery Education Center (REC) 1 Adult Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician - Recovery Education Center (REC)
Clinician- Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) 1 Adult Services Cherokee County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT)
Clinician- Day Treatment Services 1 Child Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Day Treatment Services
Clinician- Open Access 1 Adult and Child Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Open Access
Clinician- Outpatient Services 3 Child Services Macon County Part/Full Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Outpatient Services
Clinician- Outpatient Services 3 Child Services Jackson County Part/Full Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Outpatient Services
Clinician- Outpatient Services 4 Child Services Haywood County Part/Full Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Outpatient Services
Clinician- Outpatient Services 2 Child Services Transylvania County Part/Full Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Outpatient Services
Clinician- Outpatient Team Leader 1 Child Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Outpatient Team Leader
Clinician/Team Leader for Intensive In-Home Services 1 Child Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician/Team Leader for Intensive In-Home Services
Clinician/Team Leader for Recovery Education Center 1 Adult Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician/Team Leader for Recovery Education Center
Day Treatment Qualified Professional 1 Child Services Jackson County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Day Treatment Qualified Professional
Employment Support Professional 1 Adult Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Employment Support Professional
Enhanced Services Team Leader 1 Child Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Enhanced Services Team Leader
Front Office Engagement Specialist 1 Adult Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Front Office Engagement Specialist
Nurse (RN) - Assertive Community Treatment Team 1 Adult Services Cherokee County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Nurse (RN) - Assertive Community Treatment Team
Operational Support Specialist 1 Administration Jackson County Part/Full Time More Info
Apply Now Operational Support Specialist
Psychiatrist 1 Adult and Child Services Multiple Counties Part/Full Time More Info
Apply Now Psychiatrist
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Facilitator (QP) 1 Adult Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Psychosocial Rehabilitation Facilitator (QP)
QP- Intensive In-Home 1 Child Services Macon County Full-Time More Info
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QP- SAIOP 1 Adult Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
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Qualified Professional for ACT Services 1 Adult Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Qualified Professional for ACT Services
Substance Abuse Specialist 1 Adult Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Substance Abuse Specialist
Vocational Specialist for Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) 1 Adult Services Cherokee County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Vocational Specialist for Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT)
Vocational Specialist for Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) 1 Adult Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Vocational Specialist for Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT)

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Have you ever been convicted of an offense against the law? A conviction or arrest may not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment, but not disclosing could result in immediate dismissal of consideration for employment. Conviction means you were declared guilty by a judge or you plead guilty in court. A conviction could have been for a misdemeanor or a felony. Certain traffic offenses rise to the level of a misdemeanor or felony and must be declared; examples include driving under the influence, driving on a suspended or revoked license, reckless driving, or leaving the scene of an accident. Note: Regardless of conviction some traffic violations may disqualify an applicant from being considered to drive a company vehicle or transport clients in their personal vehicle. If driving is a primary job responsibility for the position, see Human Resources for violations that may prohibit consideration for employment.
Abuse Question
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Have you ever been convicted of an offense against the law? A conviction or arrest may not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment, but not disclosing could result in immediate dismissal of consideration for employment. Conviction means you were declared guilty by a judge or you plead guilty in court. A conviction could have been for a misdemeanor or a felony. Certain traffic offenses rise to the level of a misdemeanor or felony and must be declared; examples include driving under the influence, driving on a suspended or revoked license, reckless driving, or leaving the scene of an accident. Note: Regardless of conviction some traffic violations may disqualify an applicant from being considered to drive a company vehicle or transport clients in their personal vehicle. If driving is a primary job responsibility for the position, see Human Resources for violations that may prohibit consideration for employment.
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Have you ever been substantiated for child abuse and/or neglect or disabled adult abuse, neglect or exploitation? (If yes, please explain circumstances on field below.)
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