Western North Carolina Community Health Services, a Federally Qualified Health Center, is hiring a full-time licensed counselor (LPC).
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)
- Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related Human Services field
- Appropriate license to practice in North Carolina.
- A minimum of three years experience working with culturally diverse populations, preferably Hispanic, with mental health/substance abuse and related disorders is required.
Candidates with prior integrated care experience are preferred.
Work hours are Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm (with one hour paid lunch break) and NO evening, weekend or holiday work required.
We offer a very competitive salary, along with an excellent benefits package. Successful candidate may also qualify for educational loan repayment assistance.
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.
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.