Qualified Professional

Do you have a passion for making a real difference in the lives of people living with mental health challenges and disabilities? At Easterseals PORT Health, we’re seeking a compassionate and dedicated full-time Qualified Professional to join our team at the Outpatient Clinic in New Bern, NC. As a valued member of our collaborative and supportive team, you will work together to transform the lives of individuals by providing a comprehensive range of services that treat the whole person and empower patients to find their way forward.

What You’ll Do 

As a Qualified Professional (QP) on our team, you will contribute significantly to the well-being of the individuals under your care by coordinating their individualized needs in conjunction with their full care team. As part of this team the QP complete screenings and intakes for new patients, evaluations and assessments, develop treatment plans to work toward positive outcomes, coordinate follow-up care and provide referrals to other services as needed. The QP also leads group sessions throughout the week and provides transportation to clients using the company vehicle as needed.   

How You’ll Benefit

You’ll earn a competitive salary ($18 – 21 / hour) based on your experience and enjoy a Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm or 7 am- 4 pm work schedule of 40 hours per week with some evening flexibility for program and client needs. We also offer competitive benefits for benefits-eligible positions.

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, as needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!
  • We provide all work tools
  • We are a Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) qualifier

What We’re Looking For

To join our team as the Qualified Professional you must have in-depth knowledge of different therapeutic approaches and group techniques as well as their practical application, possess top-tier communication and documentation skills, be adept at problem solving and de-escalation in times of crisis. We also require: 

  • Must meet the NC minimum standards for a Qualified Professional
  • Maintain valid state appropriate driver’s license and auto insurance for personal and agency vehicles utilized for work
  • Must be able to work independently, have strong verbal and written communication skills 

If you are a kind, compassionate professional looking to make a significant impact, we invite you to apply for this position and join our mission of enhancing lives and our community. Apply now via our website: www.eastersealsucp.com OR by sending your resume to recruiter@eastersealsucp.com

About Easterseals PORT Health

Easterseals PORT Health is a trustworthy, compassionate partner providing exceptional disability, behavioral health and addiction treatment services to help our neighbors live their best lives. Purpose, dedication and empathy drive our in-person and telehealth service delivery. Our diverse and inclusive 2,600-member team provides more than 10.2 million hours of meaningful support to 40,200 kids, adults and families in 11,000 home, facility and community locations across North Carolina and Virginia.

We provide working environments that support a healthy lifestyle for our clients and employees and have a ‘no tobacco’ use policy (tobacco free and smoke free) in all offices, client facilities, properties, and agency vehicles.

We believe in a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!