Are you interested in working at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?
Our amazing team is looking for a Behavioral Health Consultant to join our ChristianaCare team! This position will provide support to the Primary Care practice in Newark- MAP II. Opportunities to workremotely available.
How You'll Make an Impact
The Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) will contribute to the overall clinical operation of the behavioral health department and the daily care of the outpatient population in primary care. The BHC will function as a member of the clinical team through collaboration, providing consultation, assessment, treatment and behavioral health education. They will also provide collaboration with and a conduit to Behavioral Health and support an integrated model of health care.
What We Offer You
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Paid Parental Leave
403b match and more...
Demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to provide psychological care appropriate for the Primary Care population. This requires the ability to conduct assessments, obtain and interpret information, to identify age and culturally specific patient needs, and to provide the care needed.
Demonstrates the ability to function in a consult and liaison role for the Primary Care department meeting the acute needs of patients and providing outpatient psychotherapy as appropriate.
Coordinates transition of care to community setting as necessary; maintains knowledge of resources including community providers and support organizations appropriate for the patient population served
Demonstrates the ability to provide highly skilled behavioral health consultation to the clinical team
Develops group support and therapy activity as appropriate for the specific Primary Care population, and as needed within the Christiana Care Health System
Contributes to the development of staff by providing consultation, education and suggesting best practice alternatives as appropriate.
Maintains connection and consultation with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Demonstrates knowledge of patient's rights and maintains confidentiality of departmental and patient information.
Identifies service gaps pertaining to patients' psychosocial needs and plans programs that address the psychosocial needs of patients.
Assesses learning needs of patients and families and carries out treatment as indicated.
Education and Experience Requirements
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required
Licensed or License Eligible within 30 days
Minimum one year of experience providing direct therapeutic care
At ChristianaCare, we are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering health, not just health care.
If interested in joining ChristianaCare, consider applying to ChristianaCare and please upload your updated resume at the time of application!
Whether a position can be supported for remote work will be assessed based on whether ChristianaCare is able to meet the business requirements of the proposed remote location.
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.