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Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS/LCAS-A)




Blue Ridge Health


Spindale, North Carolina • Rutherford County

Date Needed:

June 04, 2024

Organization Website:

Type Of Position:

Full Time

Education Required:


Experience Required:

1-2 year(s)

Date Of Job Posting:

June 04, 2024

Job Description:

Blue Ridge Health is currently seeking a Full-Time Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS/LCAS-A) to join our Behavioral Health Team in Spindale, NC.
A newly hired Therapist/Behavioral Health Service Provider can receive a sign on bonus of up to $5,000.00, depending on the service agreement chosen. Service contracts are for 1, 2, or 3 years.

What We Offer You:
• A competitive benefits plan, including Medical, Dental, and Vision
• Company sponsored life insurance and short and long-term disability coverage
• 403(b) retirement account with company matching
• Supplemental accident insurance available
• 9 paid holidays per year
• PTO and Personal Day accrual, starting at day 1 (We value a work-life balance!)
• Flexible schedule, 1-day remote work option providing telehealth services (if desired)
• Continuing education reimbursement ($500 per year)
• Eligibility for student loan repayment for federal and/or state programs

What You’ll Do:
• Provide outpatient counseling services to patients with primary substance use disorder diagnosis
• Collaborate with behavioral health and medical providers within the agency as part of an integrated care model
• Conduct biopsychosocial assessments for patients receiving medication assisted treatment through BRH
• Collect client level data using the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) tool
• Complete prompt comprehensive treatment planning and documentation requirements to meet compliance standards
• Provide walk-in crisis services during clinic operating hours (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm)
• Facilitate substance use recovery groups
• Address case management needs for patient caseload; including phone communication with community partners, referrals to outside agencies, internal referrals, or other care needs

What We’re Looking For:
• Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Required (fully or provisionally licensed or license eligible)
• Two years relevant counseling experience preferred
• Dual license preferred (LCSW/LCSW-A, LCMHC/LCMHC-A)
• Experience with Electronic Health Records preferred
• Excellent listening and communication skills
• Bilingual a plus

About Blue Ridge Health:
At Blue Ridge Health our mission is to improve Health, inspire Hope, and advance Healing through access to Compassionate, Affordable, and Quality Care. We are seeking individuals with a passion for creating an exceptional patient and client care experience to join our team! We are a nonprofit system of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that works closely with communities to meet the ever-changing medical and behavioral healthcare needs of individuals throughout WNC.

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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