Nationwide Children's Hospital

Clinical Lead Supervisor-Adult Services

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/9/2022 10:30 AM)
Requisition ID
Allied Health


Clinical Lead Supervisor- Adult Services



This position is responsible for supervision of the Family Advocacy Clinician I- Adult Advocates, who provide advocacy to adults who have experienced interpersonal family violence (including adults who were abused as children) through the Adult Services Program at The Center for Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH). This position also provides direct advocacy services to adults who have experienced interpersonal family violence. The position is responsible for collaborating with the Adult Services Clinical Manager to facilitate program growth and development.

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


  1. 1. Performs activities related to staff management; including but not limited to: recruitment and hiring; discipline and termination; scheduling, supervision, and performance management.
  2. Conducts/attends monthly/quarterly chart and peer reviews to ensure consistency of documentation, compliance with policy and standards, quality of services provided, while enhancing Adult Services Program employee’s skills.
  3. Delivers community and office-based advocacy in response to goals and objectives determined in this process with adults presenting to TCFSH with concerns related to interpersonal family violence.
  4. Maintains timely records. Documents clinical practice in accordance with TCFSH, Joint Commission, funding agency requirements, safety standards, and other appropriate standards.
  5. Provides internal and external referrals for related service needs or for adult trauma treatments not available at TCFSH.
  6. Maintains an environment of safety for clients, self, and others and supports patient safety initiatives.
  7. Facilitates the development of clinical pathways, operating procedures, and evidence-based techniques, with particular attention to integration of services with behavioral health services, and integration of care with other TCFSH/NCH partners.
  8. Knowledge and oversight of TCFSH and Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) policies and protocols.
  9. Assists in the monitoring of expenses and budget needs of the Adult Services Program.
  10. Attends and may present at local and non-local stakeholder meetings and conferences, including in-service trainings as requested.
  11. Acts as a liaison to community agencies and partners including law enforcement; provides presentations, instruction and answers questions as necessary.
  12. Supports the Aspiration of TCFSH and the Mission of Nationwide Children’s Hospital in every interaction, decision and function of position; every day.
  13. Completes other duties as assigned.


  1. 1. Bachelor’s Degree in social work, counseling or related field required; focus on family violence preferred; Master’s Degree preferred.
  2. Possession of an Ohio licensure preferred.
  3. At least 4 years of advocacy experience with at least 2 years’ experience working with domestic violence victims and at least 1 year supervisory experience.
  4. Knowledge of interpersonal family violence (including adults with complex trauma) and advocacy interventions to respond to adults presenting with these concerns.
  5. Demonstrates awareness of diversity issues and provides culturally sensitive services to clients.
  6. Knowledge of community systems that support an effective response for victims of interpersonal family violence, in particular housing, legal, social services, and law enforcement.
  7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to respond to a wide range of inquiries (in person, phone and email) in a timely, independent, and comprehensive manner.
  8. Expertise in detail-orientation and self-motivation.
  9. Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with partner and leaders within TCFSH including continuous collaboration and communication with the Clinical Manager on supervisory tasks and program development.
  10. Ability to use sound judgment, make ethically driven decisions and utilize authority in doing so.
  11. Capacity to draft and interpret policies and protocols.
  12. Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  13. Must be able to handle confidential information appropriately.


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