Forensic Social Worker
Our Kids Center specializes in medical and psychosocial evaluations of children when there are concerns of child sexual abuse. Our Kids Center seeks applications for a full-time Forensic Social Worker II position. A successful candidate will be a Hospital Authority employee assigned to Our Kids.
As part of a multidisciplinary team, the successful candidate will be responsible for a) interviewing caregivers and children who present with sexual abuse concerns; b) preparing children and adolescents for their exams; c) assisting the medical provider during the exam when necessary; d) providing crisis intervention; e) conducting psychosocial evaluations; f) making appropriate recommendations; g) collaborating with law enforcement and Child Protective Services personnel with respect to sexual abuse investigations; h) writing reports; and i) providing court testimony.
This position also requires availability for on-call patient care activities during non-clinic hours; participation in providing training and education on topics related to child sexual abuse to physicians, nurses, investigators and the lay community; participating and/or conducting research. The ideal Our Kids Forensic Social Work candidate has strong verbal and written communication skills, works well in a multidisciplinary team and is flexible.
- Master’s Degree in Social Work
- Eligibility for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Desire to work with children and families who have experienced trauma
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- One year of experience of interviewing or working with children in the field of child abuse
- Teaching and/or public speaking
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance offered through Nashville General Hospital
How to Apply
Please apply through this link: https://nashvillegeneral.org/about/careers?p=job%2FoxbLffws
- Date Posted: June 7, 2021
- Type: Full-Time
- Job Function: Clinician
- Service Area: Children / Youth