Lincoln Community Health Center
Durham, North Carolina • All Counties
November 30, 2022
October 21, 2022
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION: Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases related to the Delta variant (and possibly other strains), increased hospitalization and ICU utilization and guidance/mandates from applicable authorities, including the state and federal government, Lincoln Community Health Center has instituted a mandatory vaccination requirement for all employees as a condition of employment. This requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” within 30 days of their applicable start date. “Fully vaccinated” currently means (a) 2 weeks after your second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or (b) 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. Your vaccination status will need to be confirmed by providing proof of vaccination in a form satisfactory to Lincoln Community Health Center after an applicant receives a conditional offer of employment. Lincoln Community Health Center has a process for receiving and evaluating vaccination exemption requests due to medical contraindication, disability, and sincerely held religious beliefs under applicable law. An applicant seeking such an exemption should contact Human Resources to initiate that process no later than two (2) business days after receiving a conditional offer of employment. All information regarding vaccination status will be maintained in confidence in accordance with applicable law. Our policies on vaccination requirements and related COVID-19 protocols are subject to change based on changes in the law and applicable regulations, state and federal guidance, and trends within North Carolina and our local communities.
Lincoln Community Health Center, Inc. (LCHC), mission is to provide primary and preventive health care in a courteous, professional, and personalized manner.
Key requirements for any position are our “Core Values”:
LCHC provides comprehensive, high-quality primary health care to our patients regardless of ability to pay. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we provide health care to all members of our community, including low income, uninsured patients and diverse communities. We screen potential employees to first ensure alignment with our key requirements followed by the requisite position skills set. In doing so staff must be committed to the mission who do their best to live and work the characteristics of our core values as we strive to care for ever increasing members of the communities we serve. Understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences.
We believe that diversity and inclusion is critical and promotes our commitment to serving the Durham community.
LICENSED CLINICAL ADDICTIONS SPECIALIST (LCAS)
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINIC
Provides initial assessment, diagnoses, and evaluation services for adult patients. Provides treatment services for adult patients with substance use disorders. May provide consultation, screening, referral for adolescents and children with substance use disorders as needed. May provide case management services as needed for adults or children with substance use disorders. May assist in planning, developing and implementing health promotion and disease prevention programs and therapeutic services for individuals , groups and families with substance use disorders.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
A thorough knowledge of psychosocial, psychological, behavioral and psychiatric disorders, including substance abuse. Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally in a professional manner and style, and the ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and educational levels. Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with patients, staff, community resources and the general public.
A Master’s Degree in Social Work or related human services is required. Licensed as a clinical addictions specialist or a Provisional license as a Clinical Addictions Specialist as required by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board.
A minimum of three (3) years experience post Masters in human services field as a clinical addictions specialist in a health or mental health setting, or five (5) years experience post Masters in a non-clinical setting.
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