Behavioral Health Consultant, Concord-Kennett Square Practices
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Newark, Delaware
Internal Number: JR70357
ChristianaCare's Integrated Behavioral Health department is looking to hire a Full Time Behavioral Health Consultant to support theConcord and Kennett Square Primary Care practices.
The Behavioral Health Consultant will contribute to the overall clinical operation of the behavioral health department and the daily care of the outpatient population in primary care. Will function as a member of the clinical team through collaboration, providing individual psychotherapy, consultation, assessment, treatment and behavioral health education and will provide collaboration with and a conduit to Behavioral Health and support an integrated model of health care.
Monday- Friday: 8am- 4:30pm.
Demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to provide psychological care appropriate for the Primary Care population. This requires the ability to conduct assessments, individual psychotherapy, 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
Develops group support and therapy activity as appropriate for the specific Primary Care population, and as needed within the Christiana Care Health System
Maintains connection and consultation with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Identifies service gaps pertaining to patients' psychosocial needs and plans programs that address the psychosocial needs of patients.
Implements programs effectively and evaluates effectiveness of programs, making modifications as needed.
Benefits & Incentives
Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions.
Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out.
12 week paid parental leave.
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets, insurance and much more!
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or LCSW required, PA LCSW preferred.
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.
Feel free to apply and come join us at ChristianaCare!
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.