Behavioral Health Counselor- PRTF - Charlotte, NC

Are you a recent graduate looking to gain experience in the mental health field? Do you have in interest in working with children and adolescents? Would you like to work with North Carolina's leader in children's behavioral healthcare? Alexander Youth Network needs you!

Alexander Youth Network is looking for energetic and dedicated candidates to join our PRTF staff in Charlotte, NC.

Must be able to attend two-week paid orientation.

Why work for AYN?

Non-Traditional schedule options

Valuable work experience with clinical leaders in the field of children's mental health

Comprehensive Wellness Package including medical, dental and vision options

401(k) contribution and match options to help staff plan for retirement

Comprehensive training. Employees in our PRTF department are trained in:

  • NMT (Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics) 
  • First Aid/ CPR
  • TCI (Therapeutic Crisis Intervention)
  • Principals of Childhood Development
  • Documentation and PCPs

High school diploma is required.  B.A. /B.S. in a related human service field preferred. Experience with children/adolescents with mental health diagnosis preferred.

To learn more about our program and to apply, please visit www.alexanderyouthnetwork.org. You must complete an application online to be considered for an interview.

SUMMARY

Provides, coordinates, and monitors a variety of direct care activities for clients in the residential, group home or other client treatment environment in accordance with the NMT model ensures consistent and appropriate activities, therapeutic activities, clinical interventions, and staffing and treatment planning.  Ensures a clean and safe environment for clients; ensures residential facilities of clients are clean, safe and maintained. Offers appropriate intervention services; facilitates individual, group and family conferences.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES. Other duties may be assigned.

Completes documentation timely and accurately

Completes all mandated training

Provides quality services in accordance with NMT model and agency policies

Maintains neat work area

Participates in clinical staffings.

Adheres to TCI protocols for restrictive interventions (RIs)

Attendance:  Has minimal occurrences of unscheduled absences or lateness

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma is required.  B.A. /B.S. in a related human service field preferred. Four years Mental Health experience is preferred. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. The employee must frequently move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

BENEFITS

Alexander boasts a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical with Employer-Sponsored HRA
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Employer-Paid Life, AD&D, STD, and LTD
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Discounts and Perks such as AAA, credit union membership, and more!