Behavioral Hlth Counselor/TCS - Behavioral Health Services
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 53328
About WakeMed: Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is the leading provider of health services in Wake County. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of our community, we are committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org. EOE
Position Information: The Behavioral Health Counselor - Transitional Care Specialist (TCS) a licensed clinical social worker is responsible for providing transitional care services to patients utilizing emergency and crisis services due to a substance use or a mental health disorder. The TCS is responsible for screening all referrals assessing potential patients for appropriateness of transitional care services. TCS is responsible for arranging outpatient services if a different level of care is required. In collaboration with the Peer Support Specialists the TCS facilitates the safe and timely transition from hospital care to community based services. The Transitional Care team consists of two Transitional Care Specialists and three Peer Support Specialists.
Experience Requirements: 3 Years Clinical - Mental Health Or Clinical - Substance Abuse/Addiction Required
Education Required: Bachelor's Degree Nursing Or Master's Degree Social Work Or Counseling Required - And Master's Degree Nursing Preferred
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Licensed Clinical Social Worker Required - Or Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Required - Or Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist Required - And Maintain Vehicle Operator Insurability Required - And Certified Notary Preferred
Hours of Work: Saturday and Sundays 9:00am - 7:30pm
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.