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Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS/LCAS-A) in Spruce Pine at RHA Health Services

Date Posted: 9/7/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you are a talented and dedicated Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS/LCAS-A) looking for a satisfying career opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people facing behavioral and mental health challenges?

Then join our team at RHA Behavioral Health Services!

We are seeking compassionate and positive Licensed Clinical Substance Abuse Specialist (LCAS/LCAS-A)
to provide individual sessions to explore overall goals, treatment plan, and measurement of goal completion, assess further needs of individuals for successful recovery and program completion.

Our Substance Abuse Specialist:

  • Possesses knowledge and is able to apply substance use/abuse treatment to a diverse population
  • Has the capacity and knowledge to work with a treatment group that present a variety of addictions and addiction related behaviors.
  • Relies on knowledge, experience, and judgment with supervision and direction from the supervisor to provide quality services.
  • Must be a Qualified Professional as defined by state agencies and service definitions.
  • Must also be a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. Certain services may require additional training, knowledge, experience, and licensure.

Core Individual Contributor Competencies

RHA’s Competencies are a reflection of our 7 Habits Culture of Caring and Leadership

Serving the People we Support / Customers - Supports our Culture of Caring

Has sufficient knowledge of the services and helps the people we support or our customers enthusiastically; communicates well with the people we support and customers and follows up as necessary is always professional and represents the organization positively.

Accepting Responsibility - Supported by Being Proactive

Takes accountability for delivering on commitments; owns mistakes; and uses them as opportunities for learning and development; openly discusses his or her actions and their consequences, both good and bad.

Supporting Organizational Goals - Supported by Beginning with the End in Mind

Actively supports organizational goals and values; aligns actions around organizational goals; gives priority to organizational needs and concerns when making decisions.

Managing Time - Supported by Putting First Things First

Accurately estimates time required to complete actions and activities; adheres to schedule and timetables; sensitive to the use of other people's time.

Supporting Co-Workers - Supported by Thinking Win-Win

Contributes to team performance by providing encouragement and support. Helps others overcome obstacles and successfully accomplish goals.

Attentive Listening - Supported by Seeking First to Understand, then to be Understood

Uses active listening techniques to avoid distractions and show interest in what the speaker has to say; is open to other viewpoints and clarifies points of contention; demonstrates patience while listening to others and does not interrupt.

Solving Complex Problems - Supported by ‘Synergize’

Effective at thinking through complex problems and information; uses traditional and innovative approaches to identify effective solutions. Seeks to accept and build off the ideas of others for solutions others may not have considered.

Pursuing Self Development - Supported by Sharpening the Saw

Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his or her career; seeks feedback on ways to increase his or her performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities.

Licensed Clinical Substance Abuse Specialist (LCAS/LCAS-A)
Behavioral Health/Mental Health Counselor

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