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Behavioral Health Agency/Contract Therapist- Consult Liaison Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Behavioral Health Agency/Contract Therapist- Consult Liaison

Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc - Columbus, OH

Posted: 8/25/2021 - Expires: 11/23/2021

Job ID: 230989620


Job Description

Behavioral Health Agency/Contract Therapist- Consult Liaison

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Behavioral Health


Behavioral Health Agency/Contract Therapist- Consult Liaison

The Psychiatry Consult-Liaison (CL) Clinician facilitates assessment and assists with the management of psychiatric and/or behavioral health concerns occurring within primary psychiatric and general medical conditions, in collaboration with other NCH medical specialties. Moreover, the CL Clinician provides crisis management and de-escalation interventions by serving as the lead for Code Violet Response on the main campus of NCH.

Schedule: (Contingent Position)



Central Campus

700 Children's Dr

Columbus, Ohio 43205

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


Facilitates culturally appropriate diagnostic assessments, lethality screens, or other appropriate mental health evaluations.
Provides brief interventions, care coordination, safety planning, or other therapeutic interventions to assigned patients.
Recommends disposition for least restrictive level of care, utilizing case consultation, supervision and staffing as appropriate.
Employs NCH approved strategies of crisis intervention and de-escalation that are consistent with empirically supported treatments and consistent with program expectations.
Initiates mandatory reporting of abuse and/or neglect to Child Protective Services or other applicable agencies per Ohio law.
Facilitates and/or participates in safety care huddles, treatment team meetings, or other appropriate interdisciplinary meetings related to patient care.
Facilitates training to staff and providers of NCH approved crisis management training and de-escalation techniques





Masters from an accredited university or professional school
Upon hire, must complete and pass NCH endorsed Crisis Management Training


Demonstrated skills in providing behavioral health assessment and treatment to children and adolescents.
Ability to work well with minimal direction, is detail-oriented and self-motivated.
Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills required to establish and maintain productive and collaborative team and multi-disciplinary relationships.
Experience with training or instruction in group settings preferred.
Previous experience in working with children and adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities preferred.
Previous experience working with children and adolescents with severe acute and/or chronic physical illness and disabilities preferred



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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Master's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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