Therapist, Outpatient

Easterseals PORT Health’s mission is to improve the lives, health and well-being of individuals and families dealing with substance use and mental health disorders. We are seeking a compassionate, caring, and dedicated Therapist to join our collaborative, multidisciplinary medication assistance treatment team designed to provide crisis interventions and support to adults and youths in New Bern, NC.

What You’ll Do

As a Therapist, internally called Independent Practitioner or IP, you will utilize screenings, evaluations, and diagnostic assessments to develop client treatment goals and person-centered plans (PCP’s).  The PCP’s will include input from the clients regarding treatment and diverse after-care plans. The therapist may provide services to individuals and groups with substance use and mental health struggles to include initiating contact and working with family members or support systems in the care process. 

How You’ll Benefit

You’ll earn a competitive salary depending on skills and experience. This full-time position offers a flexible schedule Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm with evening flexibility depending on program and client needs. This position is on-site and collaborates on our medication assisted treatment team. We also offer competitive benefits for benefits eligible positions.

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!
  • Reimbursement for work-related travel
  • Professional development and opportunities for staff training
  • Supervision for licensure!

What We’re Looking For

To join our team as the outpatient therapist you must have in-depth knowledge of different therapeutic approaches and group techniques as well as their practical application in an Outpatient setting, be able to work independently, be adept at problem solving and de-escalation in times of crisis. We also require:

  • Full or provisional Substance Abuse licensure: LCAS, CCS, LCSW, LCMHC
    • Dual licensure preferred
  • Experience in Substance Abuse services preferred
  • Maintain valid state appropriate driver’s license and auto insurance for personal and agency vehicles utilized for work

If you’re a kind, independent clinical professional seeking a rewarding opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help, please apply at our website at

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 strive to attract and engage team members with diverse lived experiences. We intentionally seek out and value uniqueness across race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, personality, disability and age. 

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!