Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • BH Community Based Therapist I- ECMH Program (Schaffner)

    Posted Date 5 months ago(11/30/2018 2:42 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Behavioral Health
  • Overview

    Behavioral Health Community based Therapist I- ECMH Program


    The Early Childhood Mental Health (ECMH) clinicians are located in a downtown NCH location, but most services occur in the community. The position will require extensive interaction with parents and their children.


    We are seeking a Behavioral Health Community based Therapist I. This position will be responsible for providing parenting program groups, training and individual family-focused consultation for caregivers with children ages birth through six.  The role will work as part of a multidisciplinary team with a continuum of prevention and treatment services. The ECMH Clinician will gain valuable experience in early childhood development and mental health and understanding the integration of behavioral health, trauma symptoms, and child development while working with the child welfare population.



    Why Nationwide Children's?

    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?

    • Incorporate trauma-informed care philosophy, practices and strategies in all activities.
    • Use strategies of intervention consistent with empirically supported treatments and program expectations.
    • Complete data collection, entry and reports in accordance with program
    • Practice within professional areas of expertise and under the supervision of an independently licensed practitioner (if required).
    • Coordinate client care with other service providers and community resources
    • Attend routine statewide or regional ECMH meetings, trainings and conferences


    What Are We Looking For?

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

    • Master’s degree from an accredited university or professional school of Counseling, Social Work, or Marriage and Family Therapy.
    • Ohio licensure with preference given to independent licensure.
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in ECMH.
    • Training in early childhood and related evidence-based treatment models such as Triple P, Incredible Years, PCIT, Child-Parent Psychotherapy preferred.  Training/experience in trauma treatment or trauma-informed practices preferred.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of child growth and development and family systems which impact on the development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
    • Knowledge of state and community programs and early intervention and special needs preschool resources is desirable.
    • The ability to get on the floor and engage in play activities with the parent/child dyad.
    • Reliable transportation, good driving record, and insurance coverage for business driving/transporting of consumers

    Your Benefits and 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 positions are benefit eligible from the first day of employment

    Minimum Physical Requirements

    • Sitting, driving                                  Constantly (67-100%)
    • Talking on phone/in person             Constantly (67-100%)
    • Typing on a keyboard                      Occasionally (0-33%)
    • Sitting on floor / kneeling                 Frequently (40-50%)
    • Standing/walking                             Constantly (67-100%)





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