The Center of Virtual Health is looking for a Behavioral Health Consultant Psychologist to join their team!
Our Mission is to improve the health of the community by providing people with psychosocial needs a comprehensive, compassionate, multidisciplinary care and the guidance to perceive and achieve their fullest potential.
Our Vision is the belief that all people with psychosocial care needs, deserves optimal wellness, acceptance, and access to high quality, comprehensive care.
In this role, the Behavioral Health Consultant will assist in the development of the clinical operations of the behavioral health services within the Center for Virtual Health. The Behavioral Health Consultant will coordinate patient transition of care to community setting as necessary; maintains knowledge of resources including community providers and support organizations appropriate for the patient population served. Work will and help patients and their families to identify social, emotional, and environmental needs and to connect them with available resources/services through the provision of a full spectrum of social work services. In addition, the Senior Social Worker with collaborate with other healthcare professionals in multi-disciplinary meetings and patient rounds to ensure the most comprehensive case management plan is developed.
Monday- Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm with no weekends and observed Christiana Care Holidays.
This position is a salaried position with no overtime
Education and experience requirements:
OR License Eligible within 30 days
Minimum one year of experience providing direct therapeutic care
Knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:
Knowledge of behavioral health principles including assessment, treatment, diagnosis, consultation and terminology
Knowledge and ability to conduct brief consultative and formal therapies
Ability to utilize effective listening skills and remain empathetic and developing strong working alliances
Ability to procure, clarify, and interpret information on verbal and non-verbal levels
Ability to effectively diffuse conflict and crisis
Ability to work comfortably in groups and milieu.
Knowledge and ability to facilitate a positive, caring, and supportive atmosphere for positive change in all patients.
Ability to set patient goals
Ability to address and prioritize multiple tasks and assignments
Skill in written and oral communication
Knowledge of patients' rights, ethics, and legal issues 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.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Internal Number: JR57505
About ChristianaCare Health System
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.