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Behavior Health Facilitator

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Aveue
Cincinnati OH 45229

Job Type: ,
Compensation: $22.79 - $27.77
Posted Date: 01/23/2024
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Behavior Health Facilitator

Job Description

To assist in integrating and providing services by all health care team members pertaining to unit clients. Role model and promote collaboration and communication among members of the healthcare team. Manage the milieu on the unit. Work towards optimal clinical and resource outcomes with timely discharges. To monitor, analyze, and report on resource utilization during the providing of patient care.


Job Responsibilities

Compliance – Patient Services Staff

  • Sustain a working understanding of regulatory requirements and accreditation standards.
  • Support leadership in Compliance efforts to meet and sustain the regulatory compliance efforts of the department and hospital.
  • Be mindful and judicious in monitoring safety and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all individual certifications and Safety College requirements are fulfilled on time.
  • Work with department managers, nurse council, and magnet representatives to identify and share safety best practices.
  • Be mindful of CCHMC’s processes and compliance with CMS standards and freely communicate safety and compliance concerns to leadership team members.

Interprofessional Practice

  • Demonstrates consistent integration of the Interprofessional Practice Model (IPM) in all aspects of practice.

Patient Care – Age-Specific and Culturally Diverse

  • Consistently integrates age-specific and culturally diverse concepts into patient care, considering both the patient’s chronological age and developmental functioning.

Patient Care

  • Coordinates care of patients through appropriate patient placement and care provider assignments.
  • Effectively communicates clinical information concerning patients. Collaborates with other healthcare providers, promoting smooth transitioning to different levels of care.
  • Monitors staffing levels and acuity needs. Facilitates patient processing by collaborating with family, interdisciplinary team members, and discharge support staff.
  • Facilitates procurement of services and resources.


  • Promotes Bullseye philosophy role modeling and takes the opportunity to teach others by the example of own work performance.
  • Utilizes critical thinking skills reflecting global thinking using sound judgment, problem-solving processes, and conflict management to develop ideas and concepts effectively.


  • Facilitates the involvement of patients/families and providers in care decisions, goal setting, and discharge planning.
  • Assists with coordinating multi-departmental resources and provides support to healthcare providers as it relates to the discharge process.


  • Serves as a resource for interventions to improve clinical outcomes.
  • Participates in improvement activities and provides input in department discussions focused on improving patient care.



  • Using time efficiently and productively; prioritizing multiple tasks properly to meet deadlines; recognizing time constraints and adjusting work schedule to address them.
  • Knowledge of regulations, procedures, and best practices in the field.
  • Professional knowledge and ability sufficient to effectively carry out the responsibilities of the position.
  • Taking responsibility for guiding others’ actions and providing direction to a group; stepping forward to take the lead in addressing difficult issues and making tough judgment calls.
  • Proficiency in basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), e-mail, and the Internet.
  • Meticulously keeping track of details without becoming overwhelmed by them; being exacting, precise, and accurate; spotting minor imperfections or errors and taking action to correct them.
  • Pursuing work with little supervision or assistance; directing one’s own efforts. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to independently work through details of a problem to reach a positive solution.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Special Education, etc.
  • Two years of related experience working directly with behaviorally complex patients. Most notably, working with children who may have the following: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delay, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Psychosis.
  • A person who can adapt to complex situations and respond effectively in crisis situations.
  • A person who has the ability to learn about medical complexities and have the ability to collaborate with medical teams by discussing patient behavior and subsequent interventions utilized for patient care.
  • A person who can provide direct behavioral support to the behavioral needs of patients.
  • A person who can communicate behavioral concepts clearly to others who may not have behavioral knowledge.
  • Master’s Degree in a related field.


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