Case Manager Senior Social Worker

Job Requisition #: JR57294

End Date: 8/20/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Case Management/Social Worker

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet® 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 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. Knowledge of community resources, state and federal programs. Knowledge of individual group and family therapy.

Ability to relate to people like and different from self.

Ability to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Ability to learn and understand medical terminology.

Ability to organize and prioritize (sometimes very heavy) work assignments. Ability to consistently present clear professional identity and purpose.

Ability to work with minimal supervision, if necessary.

Ability to maintain flexibility and emotional stability while working under intense emotional, time and volume pressure.


Masters degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate school of Social Work.

Licensed MSW required by January 31, 2021.

Two years of social work experience in an acute care setting preferred.


CCM required within 18 months of eligibility

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.

Our Values

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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Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located on the I-95 corridor between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our location provides easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

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