Behavioral Health Therapist (LCSW), School Based Health Center
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Newark, Delaware
Internal Number: JR60414
Have you ever wanted to work a school-year schedule? How would you like school breaks, holidays, and the summers off?
ChristianaCare School-Based Health Centers at Christiana and McKean High School are looking for Behavioral Health Therapists to join their growing teams.
The School-Based Health Centers is a partnership between ChristianaCare, the School Districts, and the Delaware Division of Public Health. The centers provide health care via a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Advanced Practice Clinicians, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health, and a Registered Nurses.
You would be a member of the team that works together to build a partnership within the school environment to support and address all the needs of the children we serve.
Provides psychological care appropriate for the youth and young adult 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.
Your schedule will consist of 37.5 hours/week for 36 weeks per year worked primarily during the school year, with time off during the summer and a week off during winter and spring breaks.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or LCSW preferred
LMSW may be considered with requirements to obtain LCSW within 1-year and/or LPCMH for specific populations
Minimum 2-3 years of experience in mental health setting preferred
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.