Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - Therapy Support Careers

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Full Job Title: Holistic Health Specialist- In-Patient- Full-Time 40 hrs/week

Job Number: 95180

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 10-5-2017

DEPARTMENT: Integrative Care

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Senior Clinical Director or Clinical Manager



PURPOSE OF POSITION: To apply knowledge and skill of holistic modalities in caring for the health needs of infant, child, adolescent, and adult patients and families. To provide leadership, staff support and development through service, education, and research in holistic modalities.

·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 in a timely basis. Work with department managers, nurse council and magnet representatives to identify and share safety best practices. Be mindful of CCHMCs 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, taking into consideration both the patient's chronological age and developmental functioning.
·Patient Care
Performs comprehensive holistic assessments of patients and families to identify needs in order to set short and/or long term goals. Facilitates patient and family involvement in developing a holistic plan of care. Provides holistic health care interventions that are goal-oriented and patient/family focused. Serves as a role model to peers in care delivery, demonstrating flexibility in adapting care plan. Communicates relevant patient care information to promote continuity of care. Participates in patient care conferences and/or rounds. Evaluates effectiveness of holistic interventions and alters interventions based on results. Consistently applies problem solving skills including the ability to anticipate changing patient needs. Reports suspicions of abuse and neglect as mandated for investigation. Promotes and supports pain management by active involvement advancing pain management in area/on unit. Documents services and/or interventions provided. Follows up on referrals in a timely manner. Maintains fluent knowledge of resources.
·Departmental Responsibility
Models effective prioritization of work flow based on patient/family care needs and other responsibilities. Submits requests for supplies according to guidelines. Ensures that work areas are organized, safe and professional in appearance for employees, patients and families Consistently identifies potential problems, clears barriers, and assumes ownership of problems. Utilizes creativity and flexibility to solve them at the lowest possible level demonstrating accountability of self and others. Consistently models and coaches co-workers in positive interactions and communication. Completes special assignments and projects while maintaining regular workflow. Increases personal and departmental productivity by identifying and implementing new work procedures. Proactively contributes to and encourages a positive work environment.
·Professional Responsibility
Provides direction in performance improvement activities. Demonstrates leadership in evidence based care/professional inquiry and maintains designated knowledge level. Serves on teams or committees in the division, hospital, and/or community and actively contributes to the advancement of professional tenets. Orients and supervises volunteers. Takes a leadership role in the education and training of students, coworkers, professionals, and members of the community. Actively share knowledge share knowledge/expertise through presentations locally, regionally, or nationally. Mentor and contributes to the growth of others by sharing knowledge and skills.
Engages in multidisciplinary team process, actively participating in effective problem solving, collegial learning and pursuit of best practice. Models and guides others in dealing with conflicts directly, constructively and tactfully. Models and encourages an atmosphere of cooperation, respect and trust within the team. Proactively responds to day-to-day needs of co-workers and division.
·Data Management
Completes required daily/weekly exchange of information and documentation according to division guidelines to insure quality patient care and staff productivity. Completes fee for service documentation as indicated.

Skills & Competencies
·Development - Advanced
Possess in-depth knowledge of growth and development
·Adult Learning - Advanced
Ability to apply adult learning principles and research to evaluate and address business problems and opportunities
·Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·Relationship Management
Setting the stage for constructive relationships by being accessible, approachable, and interpersonally engaged; developing and sustaining meaningful and productive bonds with others based on mutual respect
·Knowledge of Field - Advanced
Advanced knowledge of regulations, procedures and best practices in field
·Professional Knowledge/Ability
Professional knowledge and ability sufficient to effectively carry out the responsibilities of the position
·Decisive Leadership
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
·Physical Stamina - Light
Physical stamina sufficient to perform frequent bending, light or moderate lifting and extensive standing/walking
Possess strong organization skills and attention to detail
·Professional Demeanor
Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, tact and professional demeanor
·Critical Thinking
Using inductive and deductive reasoning to formulate general rules or principles and apply them to work; identifying flaws in logical reasoning; understanding complex conceptual relationships; accurately detecting underlying themes or patterns in data
Effective verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
·Physical Capability
Capable of bending, lifting and standing; demonstrate physical ability to perform necessary tasks.

·Bachelor's degree
·Licensed or certified holistic health professional
·3 years related experience with last year being in the Integrative Care Division at Cincinnati Children's
·Specialty certification in a related field

·Master's Degree

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