ChristianaCare William J. Holloway Community Program is looking for a Licensed Social Worker to join their team!
Our Mission is to improve the health of the community by providing people with HIV and other infectious diseases with comprehensive, compassionate, multidisciplinary care and the guidance to perceive and achieve their fullest potential. Our Vision is the belief that all people with HIV and other infectious diseases deserve optimal wellness, acceptance, and access to high quality, comprehensive care.
The Wilmington Gateway location is the largest location of care with over 1,000 HIV+ patients, In addition, patients who are at high risk for acquisition of HIV can receive Pre ETxposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) at this location of care. HCV treatment for both co infected and non co infected patients is also available.
Monday- Friday 7:30am -4:00pm with no weekends and observed Christiana Care Holidays.
Education and experience requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Social Work
Licensed Bachelor in Social Work In Delaware
Demonstrated interest in HIV patient management
Knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:
Knowledge of Social Work Theory and understanding and acceptance of Social Work Code of Ethics
Knowledge of HIV disease process including epidemiology, treatment modalities, and research protocols
Knowledge of Crises Intervention Theory
Knowledge of Human Behavior and Developmental/Life Cycle Theory
Knowledge of community resources, state and federal programs
Skill in oral and written communication
Skill in interpersonal relations
Internal Number: JR55342
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.