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Behavioral Health Licensed Clinician - (Raleigh) Part time nights every weekend (Sign-on Incentive)

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Job ID 42192 Job Category Behavioral Health Shift Weekend Evening/Night Employment Type Part-Time Campus WakeMed Raleigh Campus (New Bern Avenue) Department Behavioral Health Services

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, orthopaedics 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

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:
every Saturday and Sunday 12:45pm-1:15am

Weekend Requirements:
Every Weekend

Call Requirements:

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