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Our Kids

Forensic Social Worker

Our Kids


Job Summary

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.

Job Responsibilities

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.



Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree in Social Work
  2. Eligibility for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  3. Desire to work with children and families who have experienced trauma

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  2. One year of experience of interviewing or working with children in the field of child abuse
  3. Teaching and/or public speaking


Additional Information


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