Behavioral Health Consultant - Psychologist

Job Requisition #: JR57505

End Date: 8/8/2021

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Case Management/Social Worker, Clinical (non-nursing), Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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The Center of Virtual Health is looking for a Behavioral Health Consultant Psychologist to join their team!

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

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

In this role, the Behavioral Health Consultant will assist in the development of the clinical operations of the behavioral health services within the Center for Virtual Health. The Behavioral Health Consultant will coordinate patient transition of care to community setting as necessary; maintains knowledge of resources including community providers and support organizations appropriate for the patient population served. Work will and help patients and their families to identify social, emotional, and environmental needs and to connect them with available resources/services through the provision of a full spectrum of social work services. In addition, the Senior Social Worker with collaborate with other healthcare professionals in multi-disciplinary meetings and patient rounds to ensure the most comprehensive case management plan is developed.

Clinic Hours:

Monday- Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm with no weekends and observed Christiana Care Holidays.

This position is a salaried position with no overtime

Education and experience requirements:

  • Licensed Psychologist

  • OR License Eligible within 30 days

  • Minimum one year of experience providing direct therapeutic care

Knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:

  • Knowledge of behavioral health principles including assessment, treatment, diagnosis, consultation and terminology

  • Knowledge and ability to conduct brief consultative and formal therapies

  • Ability to utilize effective listening skills and remain empathetic and developing strong working alliances

  • Ability to procure, clarify, and interpret information on verbal and non-verbal levels

  • Ability to effectively diffuse conflict and crisis

  • Ability to work comfortably in groups and milieu.

  • Knowledge and ability to facilitate a positive, caring, and supportive atmosphere for positive change in all patients.

  • Ability to set patient goals

  • Ability to address and prioritize multiple tasks and assignments

  • Skill in written and oral communication

  • Knowledge of patients' rights, ethics, and legal issues 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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