Loma Linda University Medical Center
San Bernardino, CA, USA
Children's Assessment Center. Forensic exp. . Full Time. Grant funded.- Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork and wholeness. The Forensic Interview Specialist (FIS) provides forensic interview services to alleged child abuse victims, child witnesses to violent crimes, and developmentally delayed adult victims of sexual assault. Responsible to interview alleged victims of maltreatment in an emotionally sensitive, developmentally appropriate, and forensically sound manner. Acquire vital detailed information form the alleged victim which is utilized in criminal, juvenile, and family court arenas. Facilitate a multidisciplinary (MDT) approach to the investigative process through meeting with involved parties prior to and after the interview, as well as facilitating information sharing with MDT members. Perform interviews at the bequest of Law Enforcement, Children & Family Services, and/or other agencies that are responsible for investigating allegations of abuse to these vulnerable populations. Performs other duties as needed.
Master’s Degree in Marriage & Family Therapy, Social Work, or Psychology Required. Child Forensic Interview Training Required. Two years’ experience working in child welfare preferred. Forensic Interviewers must learn how to operate recording equipment and must be proficient in use on a computer and programs that include Outlook, Work, Excel, and PowerPoint and able to perform research online. Familiar with or must also be able to learn NCA Trak database, EPIC, and other databases and computer programs, as related to assigned work. Familiar with or must also be able to learn how to use CAC recording system and manage digital evidence. Ensures that children stay safe and are removed harmful situations via their clinical judgments and skill sets. Responsible to make assessments about victims who might be of danger to themselves or others. Understanding that all clinical judgments required by this person have significant impacts, and some consequences, for victims, their families, and our communities. Able to: read; write legibly; speak in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer and software programs necessary to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment. Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail. Able to distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.
Organization: LLU Childrens Hospital
Employee Status: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Days of Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Monday Hours: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday Hours: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday Hours: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday Hours: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday Hours: 8:30 - 5 alt Fridays