Out-Patient Gender Therapist - Gender Wellness Program

Job Requisition #: JR55761

End Date: 5/31/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Case Management/Social Worker

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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This position will provide gender - affirming behavioral health therapy and case management services to transgender or gender diverse patients and their families.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Conduct all modes of therapy for adolescent (age 14+) and adult transgender/gender diverse individuals (individual, family, group, multi-family groups.

  • Complete gender - affirming hormone evaluations when requested by providers within the system (i.e. endocrinology)

  • Assist patients in resourcing gender - affirming surgical providers based on need and insurance coverage.

  • Complete gender - affirming surgical support letters for surgeons and insurance companies.  Interface with surgeons and caregivers as needed for patients seeking gender related surgeries.  Resource "second" surgical support letters for patients

  • Complete I.D. documentation for patients (birth certificate, passport, state I.D, social security) when requested

  • Triage gender wellness telephone calls and emails : Assess patient needs: referrals for gender - affirming services inside and outside ChristianaCare, referrals to community resources, provide psychoeducation as needed to callers

Benefits of working at ChristianaCare

  • Work in a role that directly impacts the lives of our patients, staff & community!

  • Generous PTO, Competitive Pay & Robust Benefits Package.

  • 403B company match and Tuition Reimbursement

  • 12 weeks Paid Parental Leave

Work Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4:30pm)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master of Social Work degree required

  • DE LCSW license or ability to receive reciprocity for clinical license from another state

  • Minimum 2 years working as an outpatient therapist

  • Experience working with gender diverse individuals or connection to the gender diverse community  

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.

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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