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Case Coord, Child Protect Team - APH Child Protection Team - Days


Case Coord, Child Protect Team - APH Child Protection Team - Days - Orlando Health Emergency Room and Medical Pavilion Osceola

Orlando health is seeking a Case Coordinator for theChild Protection Team (CPT). As a Child Protection Team CPTCase Coordinator, you provide expert consultation and training to communityprofessionals involved in the investigation and assessment of child abuseallegations.

Education Required

BachelorsDegree from an accredited college or university with major emphasis on socialwork, psychology, sociology, counseling, child development, or nursing.


Three(3) years experience working with children and families is required, one (1)year of which must be working with abused and neglected children. An MSW maysubstitute for one (1) year of experience. Must have a broad knowledge of childphysical abuse, family dynamics, domestic violence, substance abuse, childsexual abuse, sexual predator typologies, Chapter 39 of Florida Statutes, Dependency Court, mental illness,child neglect, and medical neglect. Must be knowledgeable of standard computeroffice software, including word processing software.

Essential Functions

Thisposition entails a high degree of responsibility and difficulty.

CPT Case Coordinators gather crucial forensic evidence that is used to buildcriminal and dependency court cases of child abuse and neglect.

Provide highly specialized services such as photographic documentation ofsevere abuse injuries and videotaped forensic interviews with suspected childphysical and sexual abuse victims.

CPT Case Coordinators are also required to be available to provide on-callduties in order to maintain availability of CPT services 24 hours per day/7days per week. This requires carrying a pager and responding to requests forexpert consultation on child abuse cases, including possible response to theChildrens Advocacy Centers in Orange and Osceola County or local hospitals inboth counties.

Case Coordinators are required to document case direction in medical recordsfor children admitted to APH who are suspected abuse or neglect victims.

CPT Case Coordinators testify as child abuse experts in criminal and dependencycourt proceedings at times.

Write comprehensive psychosocial assessments involving all available familymembers.

Facilitate multi-disciplinary crisis planning sessions.

Coordinate physical and sexual abuse examinations with CPT physicians.

Serve as a resource to the community for case consultation on suspected casesof child abuse and neglect.

Orlando Health is one of Floridas most comprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare systems providing access to nearly two million Central Florida residents and has provided care for more than 4,600 international visitors annually. Our physician practices, diagnostic centers, hospitals and advanced medical treatments and procedures, along with our highly qualified team of medical specialists, have distinguished Orlando Health as a healthcare leader. We are one of Central Floridas largest employers with more than 15,000 employees and nearly 3,000 affiliated physicians supporting our philosophy of providing a continuum of care that revolves around patients needs. As a leading healthcare resource, providing world-class medical care as well as training our future healthcare providers, Orlando Health will continue to foster growth and development throughout the region for generations to come. We are looking for talented individuals to be part of our team.


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