Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center
Ahoskie, North Carolina • All Counties
August 31, 2022
July 19, 2022
As a condition of employment, all Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center new hires are required to be COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your first day of employment. Accommodations to begin the vaccination process can be scheduled with RCCHC’s Occupational Health on your first day should you choose to do so. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations can be made for employees with disabilities that prevent them from receiving the vaccine. Similarly, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for individuals who notify us of sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from receiving the vaccine.
POSITION TITLE: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
REPORTS TO: Behavioral Health Director
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None
POSITION STATUS: Exempt
POSITION SUMMARY: The LCSW works under the direction of the CMO and Behavioral Health Director and in collaboration with the primary healthcare team providing behavioral healthcare services inclusive of mental health, substance use, and intellectual disabilities. The LCSW serves as RCCHC’s Behavioral Health (BH) expert. The LCSW provides a variety of BH services within their scope of practice, including but not limited to; screening, assessment, diagnoses, evaluation, crisis intervention, brief intervention/treatment, consultations, care coordination/care management, education, referral, advocacy and other related outpatient services. In addition, may serve on various committees within and outside of RCCHC related to integrated health care issues. The LCSW will model behaviors consistent with the published values and the Code of Conduct of RCCHC.
POPULATION SERVED: Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center will provide open access, community-oriented primary care of the highest quality to all residents, migrants and seasonal farmworkers, as well as, visitors of Hertford, Bertie, Northampton, Gates, Washington and surrounding counties, regardless of their ability to pay.
Current licensure as Licensed Clinical Social Worker with three years of behavioral healthcare required
Experience in Primary Healthcare Setting preferred
Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Must possess tact, discretion, and diplomacy
Critical thinking, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills are essential
Must possess a working knowledge of the current Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)
Must be able to use protocols, guidelines and benchmarks to implement policies and develop quality improvements while utilizing best practices
Excellent organizational skills, leadership skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency using EHRs systems and other computer programs
Must be able to effectively handle multiple tasks and priorities in order to meet deadlines
Provides BH expertise and leadership for the organization
Provides/conducts a wide variety of behavioral health screenings (including but not limited to SBIRT/depression, Opioid risk Assessment, etc), assessment, diagnostic, brief interventions, consultative, referral, case management/care coordination and evaluation services.
Provides crisis intervention services and serves as emergency contact for BH issues.
Provides individual, family, group, and other counseling services.
Develops and implements patient centered treatment plans including support of the primary care/comprehensive treatment plan
Maintains clear, accurate, and timely documentation and record keeping.
Maintains compliance with local, state, federal standards/rules as well as organizational mission, values, policy and procedures.
Maintains current knowledge of BH and Integrated Health Care issues, impact on practice, and best practices.
Participants in quality improvement, utilization review, and peer review processes
Provides patient, community, and agency education related to Integrated Care and BH issues
Serves as part of the medical home healthcare team
Provides collaborative and consultative care with the Primary Care Provider as well as any other members of the team, along with participation in team huddles and consultative treatment discussions as needed.
May serve on internal and external committees related to BH and Integrated Care issues
The LCSW agrees to provide a written notice of resignation 30 days in advance of the last day of work. (If the LCSW quits work and fails to give at least 30 days advance notice, the Provider forfeits all accrual vacation leave and will be required to repay any monetary advances, costs of processing visas, work permits, etc.).
Maintain compliance with workflows, policies and procedures as well as other activities to support PCMH model of care and accreditation
Other job duties may be required that are not listed above.