BH Outpatient Therapist - Autism BIP
Westerville, OH 
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Job Description
BH Outpatient Therapist - Autism BIP
Requisition ID 2024-49814 Category Behavioral Health
Overview

The BH Outpatient Therapist - Autism Behavioral Intervention Program is responsible for the clinical assessment and clinical care of patients of CASD BIP and their families. This individual is primarily responsible for the initial diagnostic and treatment planning sessions for BIP patients, in addition to providing other clinical services, such as parent support/training, psychological testing, school consultation, care coordination, and/or other consultation services. This individual will assist families in determining next steps of care for their child, connect with referring partners to create smooth linkages to CASD, and support and inform on-going CASD clinicians of the patient's critical clinical needs, barriers and preferences.

Schedule: M-F 8am-5pm

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

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Here, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are integrated into our core values and practices. We are passionate about building, sustaining and evolving an inclusive and equitable environment. We are seeking individuals who live these values and want to share their experiences and efforts in support of our collective mission.

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Responsibilities

* * Provides diagnostic assessments for Behavioral Intervention Program of CASD, assessing patient's diagnostic profile, clinical needs, biopsychosocial barriers, and family's service priorities. Provides treatment recommendations, a service plan, and linkage to other supports.
* * Accurately assesses and documents client's presenting problems, history, symptomology, mental status, suicidality and risk factors, diagnosis and prescribes initial interventions in a timely manner.
* Partners with Autism Resource Clinicians to help family access resources and address any barriers to care.
* * Provides direct clinical care to clients and caregivers (including Toddler, EIBI, BI, School Consultation, and/or Transition services) in accordance with knowledge, training and supervision. These services include treatment planning, direct clinical care, parent training, and psychoeducational/supportive services to patients and their families who are receiving services through the CASD BIP.
* Provides interventions in school settings, natural environment or other community settings, as appropriate.
* Employs strategies of intervention that are consistent with empirically supported treatments and consistent with program expectations.
* Remains current in required licensure and clinical or other training as required.
* Practices within professional areas of expertise.
* * Completes clinical charting and other related administrative paperwork in accordance with policy standards.
* Maintains productivity expectations.
* Effectively coordinates client care with other service providers and community resources to assure continuity of care.
* Meets regularly with Psychology Supervisor 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.
* Performs other duties as assigned by Psychology Supervisor or Director.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Masters or doctoral degree from an accredited university or professional school of Counseling, Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy;
  • Appropriate Independent Ohio licensure;
  • 2 years of experience specializing in the care and management of autism spectrum disorders
  • Demonstrated skills and abilities in providing and managing behavioral healthcare to children, adolescent and families; experience in providing intervention to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to establish and maintain positive relationships with patients, families, peers and community representatives;

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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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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