Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Nemours Children's Health - Delaware
Integrated Primary Care Behavioral Health Position
Nemours Children's Health - Delaware (previously Nemours/A. I. duPont Hospital for Children) is seeking a full-time experience Behavioral Health Therapist to join our growing team in Delaware.
The Primary Care Behavioral Health Therapist in this position will join the pediatric primary care team at Nemours Children's Health, Pike Creek. The team is comprised of physicians, nurse practitioners, behavioral health providers, nurses, medical assistants, and a care coordinator who provide team-based care to patients and their families.
Teaching, training, and mentoring are core values in our division and these efforts are supported and encouraged across all positions. We are committed to expanding the pathway to a diverse workforce and our educational efforts are grounded in and guided by a lens of health equity, diversity, inclusion, and cultural humility.
These roles include many opportunities to participate in program development, leadership, advocacy, and community outreach. In addition, there will be opportunities for quality improvement and research initiatives. Our division collaborates with our research colleagues in the Nemours Center for Healthcare Delivery Science (https://www.nemours.org/pediatric-research/area/health-care-delivery-science.html).
The mission of the Psychology division is to improve well-being through quality behavioral health care, education, training, and research in a collaborative, inclusive, and culturally responsive manner.
As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics, primary care practices, and school-based health centers in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children - even those who may never enter our doors - through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own. Psychologists are members of the medical staff at Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware and are supported with applying for an academic appointment through the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.
Nemours (Nemours.org) is an open and welcoming place to work, and values diversity in all its forms. Additionally, Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of diverse backgrounds, Spanish-speaking applicants, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural values are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Master's degree from an accredited social work, counseling, or marriage and family program
- Applicants must be licensed (or license eligible) for independent clinical practice in DE (LCSW, LPCMH, LMFT)
- 3-5 years' experience working with children and/or adolescents.