Behavioral Health Consultant

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

Job Description

ChristianaCare is recruiting for several clinical social workers for the position of Behavioral Health Consultant to work collaboratively with our clinical teams in primary care or specialty medical practices located in DE, PA or NJ.


Our Mission is to improve the health of the community by providing people with psychosocial needs comprehensive, compassionate, multidisciplinary care and guidance to perceive and achieve their fullest potential.


Our Vision is the belief that all people with psychosocial care needs deserve optimal wellness, acceptance, and access to high quality, comprehensive care.


In this role, the Behavioral Health Consultant will contribute to the overall operation of ChristianaCare's behavioral health department and the daily care of an outpatient population in primary care or specialty care.  The Behavioral Health Consultant will function as a member of a clinical team providing consultation, assessment, treatment and behavioral health education and also serve as a conduit to Behavioral Health as part of the design of this integrated model of health care.


Position highlights:


Collaborative team environment/approach


Holistic approach with mind body wellness


8 hours Monday- Friday with no weekends


Some time working remotely is available


***Please note that we have needs in several practices. The locations are listed below:


Middletown East/West (Middletown, DE)


Kennett Square (Kennett Square, PA)


Woodstown (Woodstown, NJ)


Education and experience requirements:


Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or license eligible


One year of experience providing direct therapeutic care in a primary care or specialty medical practice preferred.



EEO Statement:

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.


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: 861542

Posted On: Oct 22, 2021

Updated On: Nov 21, 2021