To provide comprehensive case management services to patients of the Hospital Violence Intervention Program (HVIP) and work collabortively in a multidisciplinary team.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides short term, goal-oriented counseling and ongoing support services to victims of violence
Provides case management services in the clinical setting
Applies knowledge of social work principles, concepts, methods and techniques in making a care plan and in formulating goals with victims of violence
Creates an environment that encourages and invites family involvement while respecting the patient's confidentiality rights
Provide the Brief Violenve Intervention (BVI) and needs assessment provide a mechanism through which the assessment leads to the intervention
Participates in HVIP performance improvement activities as needed
Partakes in group case management report out meetings with team as needed
Maintains and updates charts per CCHS policies and procedurse
Develops and facilitates preventative educational opportunities for victims of violence
Participates in site, CCHS, supervision and state-wide provider meetings as required
Exhibits leadership and management in own practice within the HVIP team
Works collaboratively with the Community Health Worker to coordinate coverage of social needs
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
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's in Social Work (BSW)
Two years in community programming with a violence focused a plus
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to function as a leader and member of an interdisciplinary team
Ability to relate to people like and different from self
Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments
Ability to utilize good judgment, decision making and problem solving skills
Skill in collaborating with community and government agencies
Strong working knowledge of community resources, state and federal programs
Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Word, Access and Excel
Strong working knowledge of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) and ICD Codes
Knowledge and clinical skills in adolescent care.
Knowledge of individual group and family therapy.
Knowledge of Social Work Theory and understanding and acceptance of Social Work Code of Ethics
Knowledge of Crisis Intervention Theory
Ability to learn and understand medical terminology.
Ability to consistently present clear professional identity and purpose.
Ability to demonstrate effective listening, speaking and written skills.
Licensed in the State of Delaware
Internal Number: JR50968
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.