Social Worker- Wilmington

Job Requisition #: JR66848

End Date: 6/30/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

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

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Are you interested in working at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?

ChristianaCare's HIV Holloway Program is looking for a Full-Time Social Worker to join our team in Wilmington, DE!

How You'll Make an Impact

The Social Worker will facilitate and coordinate care of patients (adolescent, adult & geriatric) infected with HIV, HCV and other infectious diseases.  They will work to assist patients and their families to adjust to personal and environmental difficulties which predispose illness or interfere with medical care.

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday : 8am -4:30pm

No weekends, closed on holidays, flexible hours.

What We Offer

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package

  • Generous PTO Package

  • Employee Wellness Programs

  • Student Loan Forgiveness

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Work & Life Balance

  • 403b match and more...

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains a current knowledge base of HIV disease process.  Utilizes knowledge to appropriately assess patient needs and implements or facilitates appropriate intervention.  Works appropriately with health care team to coordinate care on an outpatient basis.

  • Evaluates and provides psychosocial support to patients and their families. 

  • Assists patients in accessing appropriate supportive services in the community.

  • Maintains current knowledge of resources available to assist other health care providers and HIV program staff in coordination of care.

  • Collaborates with DPH case managers and community agencies to provide a comprehensive continuum of patient care and to maximize utilization of available resources

  • Conducts financial screening for Ryan White, ADAP, ADAP co-pay services in keeping with established organizational and Division of Public Health policies.  Assists eligible patients in enrollment into Delaware Medicaid or private insurance through the ACA Marketplace.  Utilizes MAGI process to determine and document current FPL level.

  • Assists in recruitment of patients into clinical research protocols.  Assists with patient educational activities Provides support to facilitate retention in protocols.

  • Provides counseling to patients, families and significant others.  Functions as a representative of the HIV Community Program and Christiana Care Health Services, interfacing with appropriate community and professional agencies

  • Acts as a resource person and assists in educational efforts involving HIV, with particular emphasis on psychosocial aspects.  Precepts students at various levels as appropriate

  • Adheres to Christiana Care Health Services policy with regard to release of information, patient confidentiality and requests made by the news media.  Discerns when confidential information should be shared in order to facilitate a multidisciplinary health care practice.

  • Documents and maintains records in an appropriate, timely fashion.  Demonstrates skill in providing documentation in current outpatient electronic medical record.


  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work or Master's degree in Social Work. LMSW or LBSW required.

  • Demonstrated interest in HIV patient management.

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

Feel free to apply and come join us at ChristianaCare!


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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Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide 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!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

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For the Love of Health

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