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Nationwide Children's Hospital BH Clinical Lead Supervisor- Inpatient in Columbus, Ohio

JOB POSTING – Behavioral Health Clinical Lead Supervisor - Inpatient

Posted 09/15/2020

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We are seeking a Behavioral Health Clinical Lead Supervisor - Inpatient

This position works within Behavioral Health Acute Services in the inpatient setting to support clinical services and implement related administrative activities of the inpatient behavioral health team to achieve the most effective, efficient, and culturally relevant service delivery to children and families. The Clinical Lead Supervisor is responsible for providing direct clinical service, assisting with quality assurance, compliance, training, staff development, as well as customer and stakeholder relationships on behalf of the program.

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 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?

  • Supervising a team of behavioral health clinicians, discharge planners, trainees, interns, and students.

  • Engaging children, adolescents, families, and outpatient teams in interventions that support a successful transition from the inpatient setting back into the community and minimize the potential for recidivism.

  • Facilitating effective inter-disciplinary collaboration daily on unit and through engagement with medical, nursing, clinical therapies, and other allied health staff and leadership.

  • Collaborating with inpatient multi-disciplinary leadership to ensure overall program efficiency and best clinical outcomes.

  • Monitoring operational flow for the shift and assisting in the management of customer service needs for both internal and external customers.

What Are We Looking For?

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

  • Masters or doctoral degree from an accredited university or professional school of counseling, social work, or marriage and family therapy.

  • Appropriate Ohio independent licensure required, supervisor endorsement preferred.

  • Three or more years of experience as a provider of mental health or social services. Supervisory experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated skills and abilities in providing and managing the behavioral health care needs of children, adolescents, and families including the provision of therapy and case management services.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate and lead staff, as well as to represent the agency to stakeholders.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Your Benefits, Your 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 of our positions are benefits’ eligible from day 1.

Minimum Physical Requirements:


0.5-2.5 hours Occasionally 1-33% of time

2.6-5 hours

Frequently 34-66% of time

5.1-12 hours or greater Continuously 67-100% of time






Climb stairs/ladder








Flexing/extending of neck


Hand use:

grasping, gripping, turning


Repetitive hand/arm use


Computer skills


Driving (work required)



0-10 lbs



0-25 lbs


Speech, Hearing, Vision, Mental Demands

Audible speech


Hearing acuity



Depth perception


Color vision


Seeing –Far/near


Peripheral vision


Mental Demands:

Problem solving


Decision Making


Interpreting Data


Work Environment (work with or near):

Blood and/or Bodily Fluids


Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens


Additional Physical Requirements that you perform and are not listed

0.5-2.5 hours

Occasionally 1-33% of time

2.6-5 hours

Frequently 34-66% of time

5.1-12 hours

Continuously 67-100% of time

Physical restraints




Additional Requirements for Position:

  • Ability to drive to external meetings in Ohio, or travel by plane to national conferences.

  • Flexible hours that permit 24 hour on call availability to staff managing crisis or prompt services for identified periods of time.

  • Ability to utilize email and cell phones to conduct daily business.

  • Fully complete and maintain certification in hospital de-escalation, safety and restraint training.

  • Will effectively employ de-escalation strategies and demonstrate appropriate physical restraint, escape, and evasion techniques, as deemed necessary.

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

Requisition ID: 2020-25180

External Company Name: Nationwide Children's Hospital

External Company URL:

Street: 444 Butterfly Gardens Drive