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Dayton Children's Hospital Behavioral Health Therapist-LPC/LSW - $2,500 Sign On Bonus in Dayton, Ohio

Facility:Behavioral Health Center - DaytonDepartment:Behavior Health Day TreatmentSchedule:Part timeHours:15Job Details:The Behavioral Health Therapist provides intensive behavioral health services including diagnostic assessments, individual, group and family-based psychotherapy, and crisis intervention as needed. Responsible for collaborating with patients and families in developing an individualized treatment plan that will specifically address identified areas of concern. Responsible for assisting patients and their families in understanding ways to effectively manage symptoms and behaviors attributed to the identified behavioral health diagnosis (es). Assists families in effectively addressing complex personal and environmental difficulties which interfere with effective social functioning. Responsible for the delivery of clinical services which are available to the patient, the patient’s family, and other persons significant to the patient. Is able to work independently, is well organized and identifies opportunities to work collaboratively with other units/departments within the hospital. Participates as a collaborative member of the interdisciplinary team and community agencies. The BHT demonstrates and models Dayton Children’s values through effective interaction with patients, families, and treatment team members while providing excellent care.

Department Specific Job Details:


Master’s degree in Counseling, or Social Work

Years of Experience

1-2 years clinical experience with children and adolescents

Clinical experience with children and adolescents in a intensive day treatment and/or partial hospitalization setting

Specialized Training

LPC, LSW. Current license in Ohio---Counselor, social work, or marriage and family therapist board.

Non-violent Crisis Intervention Training, CPR

Other skill/competencies required (communication skills, computer skills, customer service skills, etc.)

Exceptional verbal and written communication and clinical skills, including competency in diagnosis and treatment. Works both independently and part of a team

Education Requirements:

Masters: Counseling (Required), Masters: Social Work

Certification/License Requirements:

LPCC - Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor - Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board, LSW Ohio - Ohio Licensed Social Worker - Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board

At Dayton Children's we believe that each moment counts with our patients, families and with each other.

We are moving at a fast pace and are looking for the right talent for our team at Dayton Children's. We want people who embody our values and want to become a part of the Dayton Children's difference. If this is you, apply today!

Our values:

  • Safety--We make safety our first priority.

  • Compassion--We deliver compassionate, family-centered care to all we serve.

  • Ownership--We are the pediatric care experts and act knowing that every patient, visitor and the hospital is our collective responsibility.

  • Collaboration--We work collaboratively to care for children, their families and each other.

  • Innovation--We continuously innovate to make Dayton Children's even better today and into the future.

  • Equity -- We strive for an environment in which all feel welcomed, valued and fairly treated in order to reach their full potential.

Dayton Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of age, color, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or transgender status.

Covid Notice:

At the urging of the Children’s Hospital Association, the American Hospital Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Nursing, Dayton Children’s will require the COVID-19 vaccine for staff, volunteers, students and onsite contractors going forward. This decision is made with a great deal of research, analysis and discussion, putting the safety of our children at the forefront. With that, we will be requiring that n ew hires must be fully vaccinated before they will be eligible to begin employment with Dayton Children’s.