Make a Difference in the WakeMed Community as a Behavioral Health Licensed Clinician at Cary Hospital
As a Behavioral Health Licensed Clinician (BHLC), you are responsible for the provision of mental health and substance use services at WakeMed. Responsibilities include:
Conducting clinical assessments, diagnosing patients using DSM-5, ICD10-codes, and determining disposition.
Focusing on diagnostic and functional evaluations, safety assessments, patient engagement and/or support system effectiveness.
Collaborating with the multi-disciplinary team including physicians, psychiatry and psychology staff.
Deciding and communicating disposition and level of care, including facilitating voluntary and involuntary commitments as directed by the physician.
Assisting with diagnostic clarification, post-discharge treatment recommendation, identification of treatment options, high-risk behavior mitigation and prevention planning.
Advising the patient, family and responsible medical providers, as needed, to improve quality and continuum of care.
Participating in hospital and community initiatives that address mental health and substance use issues.
Maintaining a working knowledge of relevant behavioral health, medical, and legal issues that impact patients and the hospital system.
Documenting assessment, dispositions, interactions, conversations, etc. according to department guidelines and standards.
Can work independently and prioritize and manage time efficiently.
Here at WakeMed, you are more than an employee – you are family. We understand that our responsibility to the community begins with our employees. It’s simple: we care for our employees and our employees care for the community. We believe in doing everything we can to help you meet your personal and professional needs throughout employment. In doing this, we offer the following to support you:
Shared decision-making structure
Continuing education opportunities
Countless career advancement opportunities
Flexible shift options
Tuition & specialty certification reimbursement
Medical & dental insurance
Paid vacation & sick leave
Health and wellness education programs
Monday – Friday, 3:00pm – 11:30pm
Saturday/Sunday, 7:00pm – 7:30am
Master’s Degree in Counseling or Psychology or Social Work Required
2 Years of Clinical – Mental Health or 2 Years of Clinical – Substance Abuse/Addiction Required
At least one of the below is required
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate
Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist Preferred
Certified Notary Preferred
Innovation flourishes here, and we want your hard-earned experience and gained skills to advance further with our team. For more information and to apply, please visit us online at jobs.wakemed.org and reference job ID’s: 38183 + 38348.
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.