Clinical Therapist- Substance Abuse Program

Job Requisition #: JR58384

End Date: 9/29/2021

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Case Management/Social Worker

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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This position will provide office based clinical assessment and mental health/ substance use disorder therapy services for a diverse caseload of patients. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

Conducts individual therapy with assigned patients.

  • Reports and updates pertinent patient information to physician and treatment team at team meetings.
  • Assesses patients mental and emotional status and informs others in a timely manner.
  • Documents weekly ancillary notes in an accurate concise manner reflecting proper use of technology.
  • Conducts group therapy sessions.
  • Identifies milieu deficits and assists in implementing appropriate measures to meet needs.
  • Develops coordinated treatment plan in collaboration with other members of the treatment team.
  • Participates in all milieu meetings, i.e., practice huddles, team meeting, clinical supervision, community meetings etc.
  • Participates in all assigned programs and attends all continuing education opportunities to meet job requirements.
  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to patients with concerns about substance use, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed.
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS:

Constant contact with the therapeutic milieu and treatment team to facilitate a positive, caring, and supportive atmosphere for positive change in all patients.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or LCSW required

Minimum 5 year's of experience in a substance use disorder setting  

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.

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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.

Benefits

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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