Nationwide Children's Hospital

Family Advocacy Clinician II- Fostering Connections

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/23/2022 1:34 PM)
Requisition ID
Allied Health


Family Advocacy Clinician II - Fostering Connections


Provides developmentally appropriate, outcome-focused assessment and therapeutic service to foster care involved patients and families in the Fostering Connections Program in accordance with the scope of practice as defined in Chapter 4757 of the Ohio Revised Code, Section 4757.01 et seq.  The Fostering Connections Program is a clinical partnership between The Center for Family Safety and Healing and child protective services that offers comprehensive healthcare services to children placed in out-of-home care.


Schedule: (Full-time, Benefits Eligible)


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


  • Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team and provides Social Work services to patients and their families to improve or maintain social, emotional, functional and physical health.
    • Includes support to teens aging out of foster care, provides supportive groups to youth and caregivers, responds to social determinants and related screening, provides behavioral health crises intervention when needed, completes mandatory reporting requirements, completes necessary forms, and assists with coordinating services including liaising with child protective services and other entities when needed (Prior Auths, IEP Support, etc.) 
  • Identifies and provides resources relevant to patient and family needs, and additional community outreach relevant to family and program needs. 
  • Participates in the development and delivery of education, research and continuous quality improvement 



  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related area, independent licensure preferred.
  • Licensure in Counseling or Social Work by the state of Ohio required; independent licensure preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in social work, child protective services, or related community-based services preferred.
  • Excellent customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships with patients, families, and community professionals required.


  • Must be able to see, hear, speak, and perform manual tasks with or without accommodation and care for oneself, with little or no difficulty. Performance of principle duties and responsibilities will require ability to travel to different locations in the community
  • Physical requirements may include but not be restricted to minimal lifting (less than 50 pounds), standing, walking, sitting, driving, hearing, and seeing. These requirements may occur from occasional use to frequent depending on the client served.
  • Sitting: Constantly (67- 100%)
  • Talking on phone/in person: Constantly (67 -100%)
  • Typing on a keyboard: Frequently (34-66%)
  • Standing/walking/driving Occasionally (0-33%)

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.


EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


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