BH Licensed Clinician - Behavioral Health Services
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Mental Health/Social Services
Internal Number: 48535
About WakeMed: Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Women's Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Position Information: The BH Licensed Clinician (BHLC) is responsible for the provision of mental health and substance use services at WakeMed. via in person and tele assessments. The BHLC provides emergency Psychiatric and Substance use clinical assessments, diagnoses patients using DSM-5, ICD10-codes, offers appropriate crisis intervention/supportive counseling/social work interventions, and responds to ED BHRTs. . Focuses on diagnostic and functional evaluations, safety assessments, patient engagement and or support system effectiveness. Collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team including physicians, psychiatry and psychology staff. Decides and communicates disposition and level of care. This includes facilitating voluntary and involuntary commitments as directed by the physician. Assists with diagnostic clarification, post-discharge treatment recommendation, identification of treatment options, high-risk behavior mitigation and prevention planning. Advises patient, family and responsible medical providers, as needed, to improve quality and continuum of care. Participates in hospital and community initiatives that address mental health and substance use issues. Provides expertise in mental health and substance use issues to the multi-disciplinary team including in-service education and support. Maintains a working knowledge of relevant behavioral health, medical, legal issues that impact patients and the hospital system. Documents assessment, dispositions, interactions conversations etc. according to department guidelines and standards. Can work independently, can prioritize and manage time efficiently. Flexibility in accepting diverse work assignments and managing stress related to change and the ability to resolve/ manage conflict.
Experience Requirements: 2 Years Clinical - Mental Health Or 2 Years Clinical - Substance Abuse/Addiction Required
Education Required: Master's Degree Counseling Or Psychology Or Marriage and Family Therapy Or Social Work Required
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Or Licensed Clinical Social Worker Or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Or Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate Or Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate Or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Associate Required - And Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist Preferred Certified Notary Required - Within 1 Year of Hire
Hours of Work: Four 12 hour Day Shifts per month with one major and 1 minor holiday a year
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.