Nationwide Children's Hospital

Clinical Director for Family Violence Programs

Posted Date 1 month ago(8/25/2023 3:06 PM)
Requisition ID
Behavioral Health


The Senior Clinical Director of Family Violence Services partners with the Center for Family and Safety (TCFSH) leadership to develop and implement a comprehensive and integrated program infrastructure for our service line. The Senior Director works closely and collaboratively with physicians, APN’s, nursing, clinicians, research and evaluation, operations, and various other ancillary and support functions to develop, implement, and evaluate activities and programs across the service line including the child advocacy center, primary care for children in foster care, home visiting, prevention and training, and domestic violence services. This includes operating budget development and management, practice/billing activities, clinical programming and new service development, and customer service initiatives.  The Senior Director reports directly to the Vice President at TCFSH, and is on the Medical staff within the Department of Psychology.  The Senior Director participates in professional development, training, research and academic pursuits as a portion of their position and works with the Vice President and NCH Chief of Psychology to accomplish those goals.   

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    • Collaborates and leads efforts with other TCFSH leaders to meet TCFSH clinical, financial, and operational goals, and to develop and implement plans for successful growth of the center.


    • Provides direct clinical oversite of services including clinical supervision, training, and on call response as needed. Provides signatory responsibility for Medicaid counseling services delivered through the adult services program.    
    • Ensures coordination and alignment of clinical activities for those operational areas which fall outside the Senior Director’s direct responsibility that are consistent with the plans of TCFSH and NCH.
    • Facilitates and recommends annual operating and capital budgets for service line activities for assigned programs. Monitors and administers activity, revenue, expense, and capital budgets for assigned programs. Analyzes, monitors, and controls allocations for financial, staff, and material resources.
    • Facilitates change management and leads/manages initiatives such as new service development.
    • Collaborates and consults with medical and hospital personnel at all levels, both internally and externally for the development and coordination of services.
    • Coordinates with leadership and supports recruitment and retention across the service line, including employee engagement and other retention initiatives.
    • Assists staff in developing effective policies and procedures, developing appropriate goals, and resolving complex managerial problems.
    • Maintains safety and quality as priorities, providing direction, prioritization, accountability, enthusiasm and support for safety and quality initiatives.
    • Initiates and promotes the continuous performance improvement process to improve clinical, administrative, educational, and customer service outcomes.
    • Shares in responsibility for assuring that assigned departments/programs are compliant with all accrediting bodies such as JCAHO, ODH, and NCA, that appropriate quality assurance programs are in place within each program domain, and that departments/programs follow the Hospital Corporate Integrity Program. Note: Regular, reliable, and consistent attendance is an essential job function. Employees are expected to perform work as scheduled. Please see the physical requirements for this position listed below.


  • Education Requirement

    • Doctoral Degree (PhD. /PsyD) from an accredited school with current license to practice in the State of Ohio


    • Able to meet all requirements for Medical staff appointment
  • Required Skills

    • Strong clinical knowledge and direct experience providing evidence based and evidence informed services to victims of family violence (child abuse, intimate partner and teen dating violence.
    • Effective communication skills


    • Experience writing or managing large service grants
    • Experience developing/leading an inclusive and diverse team of clinicians
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
    • High level initiative, self-direction, and accountability.
    • Financial Management skills; experience with financial management/performance and profitability through the development and monitoring of business operations and capital budgets required
    • Proven ability to build and lead teams toward measurable results.
    • Applied research, quality improvement and training experience highly desirable.
    • Minimum 5 years of successful leadership experience in a clinical, academic, hospital, or behavioral health/victim services setting managing multiple clinical disciplines.


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