Physician Alliance for Mental Health Welcomes You

Quality Care You Can Count On!

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Our mission is to support individuals with mental illness on their journey to recovery by providing effective, efficient and integrated services

 

Combining community interventions with psychiatric care will help ensure that clients receive the full spectrum of care that they need to support their journey of recovery.

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Available Services 

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Assertive Community Treatment Team

Location: 3208 Oleander Dr. Wilmington NC 28403

Community Support Services 

Location: 3208 Oleander Dr. Wilmington NC 28403

Peer Support Services

Location: 3208 Oleander Drive 
Wilmington NC 28403

Clinical Assessments, Individual Therapy, Psychiatric Evaluations and Medication Management 

Location: 3208 Oleander Dr. Wilmington NC 28403

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Supportive Employment/IPS

Location: 1890 Dawson Street 
Wilmington NC 28403

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Position: Licensed Mental Health Team Lead/Supervisor (2 Positions)
Program: Assertive Community Treatment Team
Status: Full-Time
Location: Wilmington NC
Education and Experience Requirements: Active NC License as a LCSW/LCSWA or LCMHC/LCMHCA or LPA and three years of experience working with Adult MH population

Position: Team Lead/Supervisory Role

Program: Assertive Community Treatment Team

Education/Licensure Requirements:

Master's Degree and must have an active mental health professional license in NC

Experience Requirements:

The team leader shall have three years of clinical experience with severe and persistent mental illness, with a minimum of two years post-graduate school.

Responsibilities of Team Lead:

  • Oversees the administrative operations of the team;

  • Provides clinical oversight of services in conjunction with the Psychiatric Care Provider; as well as clinical supervision;

  • Supervises team members to assure the delivery of best and ethical practices;

  • Provides direct services to ACT service beneficiaries, where a therapeutic relationship is developed between ACT service beneficiaries and the Team Leader. Example roles include: assuming an active role in screening referrals and assessing beneficiaries at intake; acting as a lead clinician, therefore working closely with a select group of service beneficiaries who can benefit from the Team Leader’s clinical expertise; modeling behaviors through service provision for the purpose of clinical supervision; participating in person-centered planning meetings; and working with beneficiary’s natural supports.

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Position: Qualified Mental Health Professional/Housing Specialist 
Program: Assertive Community Treatment Team
Status: Full-Time
Location: Wilmington NC
Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor degree and one year of experience working with Adult MH population

Essential Functions of QP/Housing Specialist: 

This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.

  1. Assess housing barriers of individuals experiencing homelessness to determine housing and service needs.

  2. Develop a housing procurement, financial, and self-sufficiency case management plan with clients. This shall include intake interview to determine client’s needs, goals, and eligibility.

  3. Provide mediation and advocacy with landlords on the client’s behalf to develop a workable plan to obtain and or maintain housing.

  4. Assist participants in locating and securing housing of their choice.

  5. Create and maintain consistent communication channels, both verbal and written, between several parties (i.e. tenant, landlord, referral source, collaborating agencies, debtors and creditors).

  6. Serve as an ongoing liaison between property managers and participants as well as between participants and neighbors.

  7. Provide information and referral assistance regarding available support from appropriate social service agencies and/or community programs.

  8. Assist in development of and encourage adherence to a personal budget through pro-active housing and budget counseling sessions; provide budget counseling and education to assist clients in establishing payments plans for bills and past debts and to assist clients in obtaining and maintaining their housing.

  9. Assist participants in development of a strength-based/solution-focused individualized goal and action plan that promotes permanent housing and self-sufficiency; develop an effective, timely referral network in order to ensure ongoing direction and support as needed.

  10. Identify participant strengths and barriers to stability and assist participants to reducing barriers and linking to resources and services.

  11. Provide pro-active follow-up home visits to ensure stability and further progress towards self-sufficiency; this includes support, advocacy, reducing isolation, listening, problem solving, and identification of resources to assist with reintegration of participants in the community.

  12. Apply knowledge of residential lease contracts to educate clients of their rights and responsibilities.

  13. Maintain accurate daily logs records, monthly outcome reports, and files for each client.

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Position: Certified Peer Support Specialist
Program: Peer Support Services 
Status: Full-Time
Location: Wilmington NC
Education and Experience Requirements: Active Peer Support Specialist Certification in NC and one year of experience working with Adult MH population

Essential Functions of Certified Peer Support Specialist: 

This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.

  • Knowledge of peer support principles, values and ethics

  • Ability to share lived experience to support, encourage and enhance a beneficiary’s treatment and recovery

  • Possess recovery-oriented skills and knowledge to provide peer support services

  • Ability to collaborate with the program QP to assess their own strengths and areas of growth and develop a supervision plan

  • Ability to collaborate with a beneficiary to explore and identify barriers to accessing community resources or treatment providers

  • Ability to model and mentor recovery values, attitudes, beliefs, and personal actions to encourage wellness and resilience for beneficiaries served and to promote a recovery environment in the community, residence, and workplace

  • Ability to explore with a beneficiary served, the importance and creation of a wellness identity through open sharing and challenging viewpoints

  • Ability to promote a beneficiary’s opportunity for personal growth by identifying teachable moments for building relationship skills to empower the beneficiary and enhance personal responsibility

  • Ability to model and share decisions-making tools to enhance a beneficiary’s healthy decision-making process

  • Ability to provide examples of healthy social interactions and facilitate familiarity with, and connection to, the local community

  • Ability to recognize and appropriately respond to conditions that constitute an emergency to include both physical and behavioral health crisis utilizing the emergency response procedure of employer

  • Ability to provide support to the beneficiary in navigating systems (medical, social services, or legal)

  • Ability to promote self-advocacy by facilitating each beneficiary’s learning about his or her human and legal rights and supporting the beneficiary while exercising those rights to support the empowerment of the beneficiary.

 

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Physician Alliance for Mental Health 

3208 Oleander Drive Wilmington NC 28403
Phone: (910) 794.3929
Fax: (910) 798.2303

 

Contact Information 

3208 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403

(910) 793-2303

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