Behavioral Health Consultant

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

Job Description

Integrated Behavioral Health is looking for a Behavioral Health Consultant or 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 or Psychologist will contribute to the overall operation of the behavioral health department and the daily care of the outpatient population in primary care.  The Behavioral Health Consultant or Psychologist will function as a member of the clinical team through collaboration, providing consultation, assessment, treatment and behavioral health education and provide collaboration, conduit to Behavioral Health and support an integrated model of health care.  In addition, the Behavioral Health Consultant or Psychologist will provide psychological care appropriate for the [Medical or Specialty] population by conducting assessments, obtaining and interpreting information, to identify age and culturally-specific patient needs, and to provide the care needed.


Position highlights:


Collaborative team environment/approach


Holistic approach with mind body wellness


8 hours Monday- Friday with no weekends


***Please note, the department is hiring for several practices at various locations, see below***


Women's Health Pennsylvania (Concord)


Women's Health Delaware


Middletown East/West


Kennett Square




New Jersey (PC Woodstown)


Education and experience requirements:


Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Psychologist


Licensed 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.

Job Details


Christiana Care Health System


4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, Delaware 19713
United States

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Job Posting: 814834

Posted On: Jun 18, 2021

Updated On: Jul 18, 2021