Behavioral Health Careers

Nationwide Children's Hospital offers a growing range of evidence-based behavioral health services to address the needs of children, adolescents and their families. By bringing together a team of professionals from many disciplines including social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, child and adolescent psychiatry, developmental behavioral pediatrics, nursing and psychology, we work together to determine the best treatment options for each child.

We're seeking candidates who are motivated, self-starters, willing to learn, and passionate about making a difference in the lives of children in our care. Join our Big Lots Behavioral Health Services team.

Behavioral Health Virtual Interviews for RNs and Mental Health Specialists: May 11 & 14, 2021
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Behavioral Health Services opportunities include:

  • Integrated Co-Occurring Treatment (ICT) Therapist
  • Multisystemic Therapy (MST) Therapist
  • Intensive Home-Based Therapist
  • Trauma Therapist
  • Family Therapist
  • Eating Disorders Therapist
  • Mood and Anxiety Disorders Therapist
  • School-Based Program
  • School-Based program: LISW-S (Middle/ High school) and LISW-S (Elementary)
  • The CALL Program
  • Outpatient Therapist
  • Behavioral Health Community Based Therapist II - ECMH Program
  • Crisis Outpatient Clinician
  • Crisis Youth Crisis Stabilization Unit (YCSU) Crisis Clinician
  • Crisis Psychiatric Consult Liaison Therapist
  • Psychiatric Emergency Evaluation Center
  • Behavioral Health Staff RN
  • Mental Health Specialist

Department Highlights

  • Behavioral Health Services is among the hospital’s top 5 highest volume specialty care clinics.
  • Our Behavioral Health Services department is the largest of any pediatric hospital in the country.
  • More than 500 employees work in our department.

What's it Like to Work in Behavioral Health Services at Nationwide Children's?

We provide office-based care at our outpatient sites and also provide services in the home, school and juvenile justice settings. Additional specialties within that continuum include treatment services for trauma, eating disorders, delinquency and early childhood mental health.

All Behavioral Health clinicians are trained in evidence based interventions, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing as well as program-specific evidence-based treatment modalities such as Multisystemic Therapy (MST), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Trauma Focused CBT, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and the PAX Good Behavior Game.

Benefits of working for Behavioral Health Services:

  • Training and supervision in evidence-based mental health interventions
  • Individual and group supervision, including supervision toward independent licensure, with favorable supervisor to clinician ratios
  • Employee safety training
  • CEUs necessary to maintain licensure
  • Team-based programs
  • High employee satisfaction (based on annual independent surveys)
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement

Contact or call (614) 355-4111 to get started with Talent Acquisition today.