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Forensic Social Worker

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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.

 

Qualifications

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

Benefits

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

 

Details

  • Date Posted: June 7, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Children / Youth