Behavioral Health Therapist - Adult Therapy

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

Job Description

Are you passionate about serving our patients with Love and Excellence?If so, consider applying for the Behavioral Health Therapist at ChristianaCare.

This position will provide office based clinical assessment and mental health therapy services for a diverse caseload of patients with a heavy focus on Adult Therapy.

Whether a position can be supported for remote work will be assessed based on whether ChristianaCare is able to meet the business requirements of the proposed remote location.


Conducts individual psychotherapy with assigned patients and group therapy sessions using evidence-based practices.

Conducts psychosocial evaluations to provide diagnostic impressions and treatment recommendations.

Develops coordinated treatment plan in collaboration with other members of the treatment team.

Reports and updates pertinent patient information to physician and treatment team in a timely manner.

Identifies milieu deficits and assists in implementing appropriate measures to meet needs.

Tracks referrals of patients requesting services.

Ongoing coordination of care with medical providers and psychiatric providers inside and outside the ChristianaCare.

Completes clinical documentation in a concise, accurate, and timely manner with proper use of technology.

Participates in all assigned programs and attends all continuing education opportunities to meet job requirements and maintain current knowledge of the practice of psychotherapy and social work.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or LCSW preferred
Minimum 2-3 years of experience in mental health setting preferred

ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, two hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.

ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 290 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.


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: 998556

Posted On: Jul 05, 2022

Updated On: Jul 17, 2022