Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet(r) health care organization with over 1,100 beds between its two hospitals (Christiana Hospital & Wilmington Hospital) and the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore, has been honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report. Christiana Care Health System is always seeking like-minded professionals to join us in our commitment to providing the best patient care in the region. Just named 3rd in the Top 10 Best Hospitals to work for in the North East.
Christiana Care is offering an exceptional case manager opportunity within the maternal-child areas of Christiana Hospital. We are seeking a highly motivated Social Work professional to utilize their behavioral health and case management expertise. This position works in a collaborative setting with other professionals to assess transition needs for maternal-child patients. In addition this position provides bereavement services to patients within this population.
The Social Work professional will be responsible for crisis counseling, connecting patients with community resources, working collaboratively with State and community agencies, creating a safe and timely transition plan, utilization management, arranging a variety of post discharge services, and co-facilitation of the monthly bereavement support group
This position is a full-time day shift position working M-F from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.
On the third Monday of the month, this position works 12:30 pm to 9:00 pm in order to co-facilitate the monthly support group.
Generous Paid Time Off, Competitive Pay & Robust Benefits Package.
Highly engaged and motivated team
24/7 Leadership Support
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of Social Work Theory and understanding and acceptance of Social Work Code of Ethics. Knowledge and use of ChristianaCare Values and Behaviors.
Knowledge of Crises Intervention Theory.
Knowledge of Human Behavior and Developmental/Life Cycle Theory.
Ability to relate to people like and different from self.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Masters degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate school of Social Work.
Licensed MSW required by January, 2024
Two years of social work experience in an acute care setting preferred.
CCM required within 18 months of eligibility
EEO Statement: 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.
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.
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.