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BH Community Based Therapist II- BHJJ & ABC Grant Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Job Summary

Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc
Columbus, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
Job Reference Code

BH Community Based Therapist II- BHJJ & ABC Grant

About the Job

BH Community Based Therapist II- BHJJ & ABC Grant

Requisition ID



Behavioral Health


Posting Title:  BH Community Based Therapist II- BHJJ & ABC Grant

Date Posted:  March 13, 2020       Full-time | Benefit's Eligible


Downtown CTH 399
399 E Main St
Columbus, Ohio 43215

The Behavioral Health Community Based Therapist II is responsible for the provision of clinical assessment, behavioral health treatment, case management, care coordination and crisis intervention of children, adolescents and their families. This individual is responsible to utilize case management and care coordination strategies and individual, group and family modalities within expected practice standards and as informed by the professional literature. The Community Based Therapist will possess the skills to provide interventions in the natural environment as well as in the school setting, other community facilities and at the outpatient site. This individual will provide culturally appropriate interactions and interventions across all professional and clinical settings.


Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.

What Will You Be Doing?

Remains current in required licensure and clinical or other training as required.
Accurately assesses and documents client presenting problems, history, symptomology, mental status, diagnosis and prescribes initial interventions in a timely manner.
Meets with client/family to assist in developing specific, realistic, ad measurable treatment goals and objectives.
Employs strategies of intervention that are consistent with empirically supported treatments and consistent with program expectations.
Remains current in general knowledge of psychopharmacology in pediatric behavioral healthcare and collaborates consistently with team psychiatrist.
Participate in a rotating on-call procedure that provides families with 24-hour, 7-days a week accessibility and availability in crisis and acute situations.
Completes clinical charting and other related administrative paperwork in accordance with policy standards.
Practices within professional areas of expertise.
Maintains productivity expectations.
Effectively coordinates client care with other service providers and community resources to assure continuity of care.
Meets regularly with Clinical Lead Supervisor, Clinical Coordinator or designee.
Attends routine staff meetings.
Attends in-service trainings, peer review and other intra-agency and supervisory activities.
Demonstrates willingness to seek/accept direct supervision as well as respect productive feedback from colleagues and others.
Strives to maintain positive patient satisfaction.
Supports the philosophy, goals and mission of Nationwide Children?s Hospital.
Performs other duties as assigned by Clinical Coordinator or Administrator.


What Are We Looking For?


To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:

Masters or doctoral degree from an accredited university or professional school of Counseling, Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy;
Appropriate Independent Ohio licensure;
Demonstrated skills and abilities in providing and managing behavioral healthcare to children, adolescent and families;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to establish and maintain positive relationships with patients, families, peers and community representatives.
To maintain reliable transportation, and both an acceptable driving record and automobile insurance, with acceptable coverage for business driving/transporting of consumers, in accordance with NCH policies;
Staff members hired into the Community Support Service Worker II position prior to May 2011 can be grandfathered into this position.

Your Benefits, Your Wellness:

As an employer, Nationwide Children’s recognizes the importance of the benefits we offer. We also recognize the importance of balancing your work and personal needs.  Our benefits and Employee Wellness package is designed to:

Empower you to be a conscientious health care consumer through educational and wellness activities
Establish a work environment that promotes health and well-being
Support your financial protection and security in retirement

Most of our positions are benefits’ eligible from day 1.


Minimum Physical Requirements:

Note frequency as Constantly (67-100%), Frequently (34-66%) and Occasionally (0-33%) for each requirement. Also note any lifting requirements with pound limit.Sitting Talking on phone/in person Typing on a keyboard Standing/walking

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

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