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Employment Opportunities with Partners BHM


Partners BHM is a community-based organization, with an active presence in each of the counties we serve. This commitment ensures that consumers of public behavioral health services receive the best possible care. Partners BHM works with a network of private care providers and the community to identify and manage the needs for citizens with a mental illness, intellectual/developmental disabilities, or those needing substance abuse treatment.

Employment opportunities with Partners BHM will be posted on this site, and we urge you to visit often. Please review the application and selection process below before applying for a posted vacancy.

We appreciate your interest in Partners BHM and look forward to receiving your application.


Interested applicants must complete a Partners BHM Application Form for each position and include the position number. A Partners BHM Application Form must be submitted and received prior to the posted closing date and time. Electronic applications are preferred and can be emailed to jobs@partnersbhm.org. If you are not able to submit an electronic application, please mail or deliver the completed application to the address listed below. Please contact Human Resources at jobs@partnersbhm.org or at 704-884-2501 if you have any questions.

Applications will be reviewed and pre-screened to select the most qualified applicants for the next step in the recruitment process. Selection is conducted through structured interview. You will be contacted by a Human Resources representative if selected for an interview.

Partners Behavioral Health Management hires only United States citizens, and lawfully authorized aliens to work in the United States, in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of November 6, 1986. Successful applicants must provide proof of citizenship within three working days after date of hire. 

Partners BHM is a Equal Employment Opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

E-Verify  E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security


Partners BHM offers the following benefit opportunities for employees:

  • Health, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Local Government Employees' Retirement
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays  
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tax Deferred Programs

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Human Resources Department
901 South New Hope Road
Gastonia, NC 28054
Phone: 704-884-2501


Employment listing may be sorted alphabetically or by descending date posted or ascending date posted.

Current Employment Opportunities


Business Analyst (IT)

Posted on: 2/21/2015

Position Number:  1888
Number of vacancies:

Location: Gastonia (preferred) or Hickory
Pay Range:  $44,958 - $57,000
Closing date for receipt of application:  OUF (open until filled but interviewing immediately)

Brief Description of Work:  This position performs complex professional work in business requirements analysis, project management, technical consultation, and in the design and preparation of system integrations. This position will assist with the development of creative and highly technical solutions within specified time frames.   In addition, this position serves as a liaison between the IT Department and other departments or individuals to understand and evaluate workflows, structure and operations of the organization so that recommendations can be made on possible solutions to assist with the agency achieving its goals.      

Education and Experience Required:  Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years of business analyst and project management experience; or graduation from a technical school or community college with a two-year degree in an information technology field and 5 years of business analyst and project management experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience that includes managing projects and complex software applications including client service and web based applications.  A valid driver’s license is required.

Education and Experience Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree in an information technology field and 3 years of business analyst and project management experience. 

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MHSA Care Manager

Posted on: 2/16/2015

Position Number(s): 1787

Number of vacancies: 1
Location: Negotiable -  Elkin preferred

Projected Hiring Range:  $47,206 - $52,000
Closing date for receipt of application:  OUF (open until filled, interviewing immediately)


At a Glance:  This position will evaluate medical necessity, appropriateness and efficiency of the services requested for authorization against established criteria adopted by the LME/MCO. 


Education/Experience Required:  A Master’s Degree in a Human Services field with clinical licensure and two (2) years of post-Master’s experience in MHSA or a Registered Nurse with two (2) years of experience in MHSA, post RN degree.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:  Current unrestricted LCSW, LPC, LPA, LMFT or LCAS licensure with the appropriate professional board of licensure in the state of North Carolina or licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the N. C. Board of Nursing.   Employee is responsible for complying with respective licensure board’s continuing education/training requirements in order to maintain an active license.

Special note:  As this position will serve on the internal Inpatient Review Team, an RN or Clinician with inpatient experience is highly desirable.

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Program Integrity Compliance Officer

Posted on: 3/19/2015

Position Number(s):  1911
Number of vacancies:
Location:    Gastonia
Hiring Range:    $54,647 - $56,000

Closing date for receipt of application:  OUF (open until filled; interviewing immediately) 

At a Glance:  This position will oversee the Program Integrity (PI) Department and assure effective and efficient development, implementation and management of measures necessary to prevent, detect, and resolve provider and/or consumer healthcare fraud, waste, and financial abuse to protect and mitigate risk to funds managed by the LME/MCO.    This position serves as agency liaison to NC Division of Medical Assistance (DMA) PI Unit and other regulatory agencies relating to PI responsibilities.   

Education/Experience Required:  Bachelor’s Degree and five (5) years of healthcare management experience, three (3) years of experience related to the prevention, detection, and/or resolution of healthcare fraud, waste, and/or abuse of Medicaid and/or State funded programs. Must have at least three (3) years of administrative supervisory experience. 

Education/Experience Preferred: Master’s Degree and MH/IDD/SA Managed Care experience.  National Investigator Certification through the Council on Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and/or Accredited Healthcare Fraud Investigator (AHFI).

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Quality Management Data Analyst

Posted on: 3/6/2015

Position Number(s): 1823
Number of vacancies:
Location: Gastonia
Projected Hiring Range:  $38,836 - $41,000

Closing date for receipt of application:  OUF (open until filled, interviewing immediately)

At a Glance:  This position assists with the management of data needs and reporting for the agency which includes the essential tasks of review, selection, analysis, and interpretation of data for ad-hoc, ongoing and special performance reports. 

Education/Experience Required:  Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years of experience in statistical reporting and/or analysis or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Education/Experience Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in statistics, data management or related area and two (2) years of experience in collecting and reporting statistical data in a Human Service/healthcare setting.  

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Partners Behavioral Health Management
Corporate Office  |  901 S. New Hope Rd | Gastonia, NC | 28054 | Toll free: 877-864-1454