Western NC Community Health Services
a non-profit, federally qualified community health center, seeks a full-time Disability Specialist.
• skills to assist patients who are applying for or appealing disability determinations from Social Security Administration and/or NC Medicaid.
also include completing medical disability questionnaires which will require experience with computer operations. Qualified candidates must possess a degree in Human Services and a minimum of three years of experience as a paraprofessional within a disability attorney’s office. We offer a very competitive salary as well as an excellent benefits package.
We are a human rights-based federally-qualified community health center in Asheville, NC. Our Primary Health Care practice is characterized by:
Accessibility: Providing culturally competent care, when our patients need it, at a cost individuals and the community can sustain.
Comprehensiveness: Addressing the main health issues of the community and providing preventive, acute, and chronic disease care through a multidisciplinary team of professional, paraprofessional, and lay workers.
Continuity: Coordinating life-long care across all parts of the service continuum. Participation: Supporting our patients’ engagement in all aspects of health care—from self-management to policy-making.
Quality: Systematically promoting safety, implementing evidence-based care, and tracking health outcomes.
We value Equity: Taking affirmative steps to reduce unnecessary and unjust disparities in health care access and outcomes.
Solidarity: Protecting the vulnerable from undue financial hardship and keeping costs reasonable and shared by all according to means.
Inclusion: Embracing diversity and consciously involving the underprivileged in the opportunities offered by our organization.
Commitment: Expecting a strong work ethic from all our employees in order to run a reliable social enterprise.