Are you passionate about serving our patients with Love and Excellence? If so, consider applying for Senior Social Worker position with ChristianaCare Behavioral Health- Center for Women's Emotional Wellness.
As a Sr Social Worker you will work to enhance and improve the quality of patient care at Christiana Care by providing assessment, treatment, consultation and educational services for individuals with perinatal mood disorders. Provides clinical support to the Center for Women's Emotional Wellness (CWEW) practice within the Behavioral Health service line.
Senior Social Worker would be responsible for :
Provides coordination of care and treatment services for Center for Women's Emotional Wellness, in collaboration with Behavioral Health and Women's Health.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary team (psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians, nurses, case management) regarding treatment planning and connection to community-based services as appropriate.
Conducts clinical interview to provide diagnostic impression, treatment recommendations to perinatal patient population.
Provides evidenced-based psychological inventions for perinatal mood disorders.
Provides coordination of care services with patients, families, providers, payment sources and other involved parties.
Maintains up to date information on evidenced based strategies and interventions to address psychological issues related to the perinatal period.
Participates in departmental and hospital wide committees and contributes to AOP goals, Ways of Working and other process improvement projects.
Provide community education regarding perinatal mood anxiety disorders and other health care system initiatives (e.g. trauma informed care)
Links patient/ family with available community and government resources to meet their identified needs. Assists the patient and family in all aspects of accessing resources including but not limited to advocating with agencies on their behalf, working with other facilities on support planning.
Available for assessment of mental health issues, consultation and referral assistance throughout Behavioral Health and the system at large as assigned.
Able to effectively communicate and work constructively with the multidisciplinary treatment team and maintain timely and appropriate documentation of the patient's clinical status and progress and treatment.
Able to deal effectively with both medically and psychiatrically ill patients who may exhibit physical and/or behavioral dysfunction.
Performs assigned tasks that need to be completed even when outside the scope of routine responsibilities; adaptable to changing departmental conditions.
Monday to Friday - 8am to 5pm
License and Education Requirement
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required
3+ years of current, or recent experience in a health care setting; Community work preferred
Direct experience in providing evidenced based assessment and treatment for perinatal mood disorders
Perinatal Mental Health Certified- preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
ChristianaCare is one of the country's largest health systems, ranking as the 24th leading hospital in the nation and 15th on the East Coast in admissions. Featuring two hospitals with 1,100 beds, ChristianaCare is a not for profit teaching hospital affiliated with Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University and recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services.
ChristianaCare was recognized as one of "America's 100 Best Hospitals" by Healthgrades, selected as one of the Most Wired Hospitals in the US by the American Hospital Association, and ranked by US News & World Report as the #3 'Best Hospital' in the Philadelphia region out of more than 90 hospitals. To learn more click on this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZtpU0ib3t8
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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.