State of North Carolina


Job Information

Description of Work


A Sign-on bonus of $20,000 for the successful applicant(s) of this posting.
**See eligibility for Sign-on Bonus below in the Supplemental and Contact Information section.

***Per G.S. 126-5(c1) (37), this position is Exempt from all provisions of NC General Statute Chapter 126 (State Human Resources Act) with the exception of Articles 6 and 7.***
The Psychiatrist provides direct patient care to an assigned patient caseload at R.J. Blackley Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center (RJB ADATC). Job responsibilities include:

  • evaluating patients for hospital admission and developing the preliminary treatment plan
  • functions as part of the treatment team, participating in treatment team meetings and leading the development of comprehensive interdisciplinary treatment plans
  • documenting patient care rendered and the patients progress toward achievement of identified goals according to hospital standards
  • coordinating and supervising discharge plans
  • developing discharge summaries
  • providing on-call services as required
Although these are full-time positions, management will consider applicants who desire to work a part-time schedule (i.e., 20 to 36 hours). Annual salary be adjusted accordingly. The normal work hours for these positions are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., including on-call as scheduled; however, flexible work schedule will be considered. These positions are mandatory to the Adverse Weather Policy which will be discussed during the interview process.

This opportunity offers an excellent benefits package, employment stability and rewarding professional opportunities. We offer a wide variety of excellent benefit options. For information regarding State benefits, please visit

Salary Grade: MG15
Positions: #60048204, #60046799

R.J. Blackley Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center (RJB ADATC) is located in Butner, NC. RJB is one of three inpatient centers for treatment of co-occurring substance use disorders in conjunction with other psychiatric and medical illnesses RJB is accredited by the Joint Commission and Certified by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as an inpatient psychiatric hospital.

Our location is ideal with four seasons, mild temperatures and provides an easy drive to the N.C. mountains or beaches. Butner possesses small town charm but is within 30 minutes of a major metropolitan area including Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill.

For more information on our facility, click here

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following:
  • Graduation from an accredited medical school and completion of psychiatry residency (or anticipated completion before job commencement)
  • Board certified or eligible
  • Professional knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to adult patients, as credentialed by the Medical Staff
  • Professional experience leading and collaborating on an interdisciplinary team to provide integrated, comprehensive patient care is essential
  • Experience performing bio/psycho/social psychiatric assessments, evaluations and psychotropic medication management for adults, preferably in an inpatient setting
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients and their families, clinical and non-clinical staff, etc.
  • Experience compiling clear and concise notes for patients' charts and maintaining appropriate clinical documentation
  • Interpreting laboratory results, clinical data and information relative to the patient's condition
  • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate ability to respond to patients in a prompt, respectful, caring and compassionate manner
  • Must be able to successfully maintain CPR and NVCI certification
Management prefers:
  • Experience in inpatient setting with medical management of detoxification and professional knowledge and management of patients on Methadone and Buprenophine.
  • Experience supervising and guiding work performance of psychiatric residents, fellows and Physician Extenders.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Licensed to practice medicine in the State of North Carolina.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The North Carolina Office of Rural Health (ORH) offers qualifying providers either Student Loan Repayment (NC Loan Repayment Program) or a Service Bonus (NC High Needs Service Bonus) in exchange for providing comprehensive primary care services in eligible facilities serving those with high need. For more information on eligibility requirements, contact Clint Creshawn at 919-527-6496 or toll free at 1-800-533-8847.

Positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. Also, the use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campuses. All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.

Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. You will either receive a call to schedule an interview or an e-mail notifying you when the job has been filled.

For technical issues with your application, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627. Applicants will be communicated wtih via e-mail only for updates on the status of their application. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 919-575-7720.
**Eligibility for Sign-on Bonus
Qualified applicants must be selected from the candidate pool of this posting and meet the State policy following requirements:
A newly hired permanent full time or permanent part-time employee who works 30 to 40 hours per week is eligible for a sign-on bonus (this will be prorated for employees working less than 40 hours per week).
An employee is not eligible for a sign-on bonus if:
(1) the employee has held a position in North Carolina State government, including the judicial system, or the University of North Carolina system within the last 12 months (the employee shall remain ineligible for 12 months from the separation date);
(2) the employee has previously received a sign-on bonus from any State agency;
(3) or DHHS has paid any contract placement or recruitment fees.
This Sign-on Bonus is contingent upon budget and final eligibility determination as of the effective date of hire. Additional information regarding the Sign-on Policy can be found .

For permanent appointments:

State of North Carolina employees have the opportunity to participate in a compelling array of benefits to enhance their quality of life, their health, and their future. Benefits include employee health insurance options, standard and supplemental retirement plans, NC Flex (a variety of high-quality, low cost benefits on a pre-tax basis), and paid vacation, sick, and community service leave, to name a few. Paid parental leave is available for eligible employees. Some benefits require 30 + hours work/week for participation. To find out about these, and other programs, please visit our Employee Benefits page:

For temporary, contract or other supplemental staffing appointments:

**There are no paid leave, retirement or other benefits associated with these appointment types.**

State of North Carolina