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(Archived) Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist - Full-time

Last Updated: 12/24/20

Job Description

Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist / Full-Time / Psychiatry / (Posted 12/23/2020)

Job Description:
Provides therapeutic services in an inpatient or outpatient setting for inebriated or substance dependent patients including but not limited to facilitating individual, family and group counseling, crisis intervention, patient education, treatment planning, and assessment. Responsible for contributing to patient treatment plans; cooperating with other disciplines in the development of individual, family and group therapy programs. Requires the ability to assess patient problems, to conceptualize patients in terms of accepted theoretical framework. Requires a knowledge of and commitment to professional ethics.

Education and Credentials:
Required -
• Bachelor’s degree in a related human service field accompanied by Certification or license from an approved credentialing organization as a provider of services to the target population within 18 months. Certified by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Certification Board as a counselor (CSAS), Licensed by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board as a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS) or Licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) by the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors.
• BCLS for healthcare providers from the American Heart Association required within three months of employment date.
• Crisis Intervention Certification within three months of employment and renewed at least bi-annually for the first year and annually thereafter.
Preferred - Master’s degree in a related health service field.

Work Experience:
Two years professional experience working with the population served required.

Company Details


Catawba Valley Health Systems

Hickory, North Carolina, United States