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Nationwide Children's Hospital BH Outpatient Therapist- Reynoldsburg Branch in Columbus, Ohio

JOB POSTING: Behavioral Health Outpatient Therapist - Reynoldsburg Branch

Posted: March 25, 2020, benefits eligible, 8:00am - 5:00pm; two evenings per week are required

We are seeking a Behavioral Health Outpatient Therapist at our Reynoldsburg Branch This position is responsible for the clinical assessment, behavioral health treatment and related care management strategies of children, adolescents and their families. This individual is responsible to utilize individual, group and family modalities within expected practice standards and as informed by the professional literature. The Outpatient Therapist will possess the skills to provide interventions at the outpatient site as well as in the school setting, natural environment and other community facilities. This individual will provide culturally appropriate interactions and interventions across all professional and clinical settings.

This site has a generalist outpatient therapy team serving children ages 2- 18. The team consists of social workers, professional counselors, and psychologists. The population served is very diverse with regard to culture and presenting problems. The client population provides a great opportunity for those wishing to develop skill with behavioral disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, and trauma.

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 12,000 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, and 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

  • 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 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

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

  • Staff members hired into the MSW-Outpatient Social Worker 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:

  • Sitting (Constantly)

  • Talking on phone/in person(Constantly)

  • Typing on a keyboard (Occasionally)

  • Standing/walking (Occasionally)


Requisition ID: 2020-23496

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Street: 6435 E Broad St