Behavioral Health Licensed Clinician - (Cary) Part time weekends
WakeMed Cary Hospital provides exceptional patient care to the residents of Cary, N.C., and the surrounding area. This full-service community hospital has 178 inpatient beds and is part of the WakeMed Health & Hospitals system. The only hospital in western Wake County, Cary Hospital offers an array of services including: surgical services; Women's Pavilion & Birthplace; intensive care; general medical and surgical nursing care; telemetry monitoring unit; cardiac and vascular catheterization labs; centers for advanced gastrointestinal, chest pain and sleep; inpatient rehab and outpatient specialty rehab services; and outpatient ancillary services. Additionally, the hospital’s 24-hour emergency department is backed by WakeMed Children's Hospital and Wake County's only Leve lI WakeMed Trauma Center in Raleigh.
Cary Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, certified by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and has received accreditation in Chest Pain from the American College of Cardiology. WakeMed Cary Hospital is accredited as a Comprehensive Center for bariatric surgery by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
WakeMed Health & Hospitals is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., which is ranked nationally as one of the top 10 best places to live for quality of life and is located just two hours from the beach or three from the mountains. The area has been named one of the fastest growing areas in the country and is located just minutes from the famous Research Triangle Park.
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, nationalorigin,disability or veteran status.
The Behavioral Health Licensed Clinician (BHLC) is responsible for the provision of mental health and substance use services at WakeMed. The BHLC is responsible for conducting clinical assessments, diagnosing patients using DSM-5, ICD10-codes and determining disposition. 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 mange conflict.
2 Years Clinical - Mental Health Or 2 Years Clinical - Substance Abuse/Addiction Required
Master's Degree Counseling Or Psychology Or Social Work Required
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Or Licensed Clinical Social Worker Or Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate Required Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist Preferred Certified Notary Preferred
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