Behavioral Health Consultant, Primary Care-Linden

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

ChristianaCare's Integrated Behavioral Health department is looking to hire a Full Time Behavioral Health Consultant to support the Linden Hill Primary Care practice. 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. Work Schedule: Monday- Friday: 8am- 4:30pm. Opportunity to work a hybrid schedule available! Key Responsibilities: 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. Tuition assistance Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, 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! Qualifications: Master's or doctor's degree which qualifies in their state for licensure or certification is required Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or LCSW, LPC or LPCMH preferred Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) and Mental Health Counselors (MHCs) with at least 2 years or 3,000 hours of postmaster's degree clinically supervised experience required and must be licensed in order to bill independently. LMSW may be considered with requirements to obtain LCSW within 1-year and/ Minimum 2-3 years of experience in mental health setting preferred 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! #LI-RT1 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.
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Job Posting: 1241428

Posted On: Feb 19, 2024

Updated On: Mar 20, 2024

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