School Based Health Center Program Manager

Job Requisition #: JR64404

End Date: 12/30/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

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

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Are you interested in a Leadership or Supervisory role? Looking to make an impact in the community?

ChristianaCare School-Based Health Centers at Baltz Elementary are looking for a Program Manager to join their growing teams.

The School-Based Health Centers (SBHC) is a partnership between ChristianaCare, the School Districts, and the Delaware Division of Public Health. The centers provide health care via a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Advanced Practice Clinicians, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health, and a Registered Nurses.

How You'll Make An Impact

The Program Manager will oversees all operations of the School-Based Health Center specific to program planning and delivery of services to include compliance with regulatory/licensing requirements, human resources, fiscal viability, information services and strategic planning for future growth. The Program Manager will also ensure medical, mental health and dietitian clinical programs adhere to professional standards and guidelines. This position will also provide office based clinical assessment and mental health therapy services for a diverse caseload of patients.  

This is a split position comprising of both leadership and clinical responsibilities.

What We Offer You

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package

  • Generous PTO

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • 403b match and more...

Core Responsibilities

Leadership Duties:

  • Provides leadership and program management with a primary goal of assuring excellent patient care and satisfaction.

  • Assures that the operations, policies and procedures of the SBHC are current and consistent with ChristianaCare, Joint Commission, CLIA, OSHA, and HIPAA standards.

  • Complies with all goal and expectations and deliverables as outlined by the DE Department of Public Health Contract, including meeting and following all State SBHC Regulations.

  • Maintains open communication with the Division of Public Health (DPH)/if funded by DPH, CCHS and school community.

  • Acts as a liaison for patients, families and health professionals.

Behavioral Health Therapist Duties:

  • Conducts individual psychotherapy with assigned patients and group therapy sessions using evidence-based practices.

  • Conducts psychosocial evaluations to provide diagnostic impressions and treatment recommendations.

  • Identifies milieu deficits (in the school or SBHC) and assists in implementing appropriate measures to meet needs.

  • Participates in all assigned programs and attends all continuing education opportunities to meet job requirements and maintain current knowledge of the practice of psychotherapy and social work.


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor Mental Health (LPCMH), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) required.

  • School-Based Health Center experience strongly preferred.

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in mental health setting required  

At ChristianaCare, we are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering health, not just health care.


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.

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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