Are you an experienced Social Worker looking for a unique career opportunity that will make an impact on the community?
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic healthcare organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible, and lowering healthcare costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a free-standing emergency department, 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. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute and was rated by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation's Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. It is continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the Best Hospital. With the unique CareVio data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.
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
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, 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 and much more!
About This Position
ChristianaCare's Community Benefit Department is searching for a Senior Social Worker/Mental Health Professional to support the New Castle County Division of Police Behavioral Health Unit. This position will work alongside police officers during 911 calls when needed and serve as a liaison among providers, hospitals, peer counselors, and people seeking treatment for and addressing their mental health needs. This position is for an individual who enjoys working out in the community and has a flexible schedule that allows shift work with a rotating schedule. Some responsibilities include:
Ride along, at least 30 hours a week with an identified officer to assist the NCCPD with alleviating crisis situations and coordinating the transfer of services to a qualified mental health individual once the crisis is resolved.
Develop, coordinate, and implement plans to address the needs of those with mental illness or dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance use disorder who experiencing a crisis.
Document on forms and the newly integrated case management database the services provided.
Attend any mandatory trainings and regularly scheduled meetings to help develop and manage the program.
Collect data and develop reports as required.
Oversee and review MHP cases to ensure appropriate procedures are followed on both assessments and referrals.
Desired candidates will hold an MSW or Master's degree in a recognized mental health field with a minimum of five years or more of experience in the field. A background in addiction treatment, outreach, re-engagement, and understanding of law enforcement policy and procedures is also required. It is preferred, but not required, to have an LPC or LCSW as well as a CADC/CAADC certification.
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.