Clinical Case Manager I - Pediatrics Child Protection Team

Sep 16, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clinical Case Manager I - Pediatrics Child Protection Team

Job no: 514629
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Columbia
Categories: Health Profession

Classification Title:

Clinical Case Manager I - Pediatrics Child Protection Team

Job Description:

The Department of Pediatrics is seeking candidates for a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Case Manager position. The VOCA Case Manager will function as a member of a multidisciplinary team (headquartered in Lake City, Florida) organized to provide and coordinate services for victims of child abuse and neglect and their families. This position will travel to outlying counties to provide CPT (Child Protection Team) services in rural communities.

Responsibilities to include:

  1. Provides case management and individual advocacy to all VOCA clients and their families. Provides evaluation and crisis counseling as needed for VOCA clients. Generates reports and releases medical results to appropriate agencies. Provides face to face information and referral to appropriate local resources for counseling and / or medical needs. Provides follow-up contact on all VOCA cases.
  2. Functions as a coordinator of clinical programs by assisting Medical staff with medical evaluations of allegedly abused and/or neglected children. Participates in a rotating on-call schedule to provide emergent services to VOCA clients 24/7. Provides coverage to satellite offices as needed.
  3. Provides victim compensation forms to all VOCA clients and their families and provides assistance in the completion of these forms.
  4. Maintains client records consistent with program requirements. Follow up with community partners to ensure CPT has provided all necessary services and documentation. Gather any additional information from community partners to assist with case closure.
  5. Participates in peer review and case staffings as needed.
  6. Tracks and records all VOCA cases and services to VOCA clients.
  7. Travels to outlying areas to provide depositions and court testimony as required and to conduct training to school age children. (Must have valid Driver’s License)
Expected Salary:

$38,900 - $40,000 annually; commensurate within this range based on qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Master's degree in an appropriate area; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Preferred Qualifications:


Bachelor's of Arts or Master's of Arts degree of psychology, social work, nursing, or another behavioral science


At least two (2) years of experience working with children and families with one (1) year of that experience involving work with abused and neglected children


Familiar with the Florida Child Welfare system


- Must use critical thinking to prioritize daily task and duties to ensure the needs of community partners and families in crisis are met.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office
- Must have be able to navigate multiple job specific databases
- Must possess college-level writing skills
- Must be able to multi-task


- Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, or unusual situations
- Ability to deal with periodic pressures and levels of responsibility
- Ability to make independent judgments without supervision
- Ability to make generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based on sensory or judgmental criteria Ability to work with people beyond giving and receiving instructions

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Normal work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. However, hours may vary due to the contract standards and need for availability. This incumbent will participate in “on-call,” including nights, weekends, and holidays.

To be considered for this position, please upload your cover letter or letter of interest, resume, and a list of professional references.

Twenty (20) hours continuing education is required per year during employment in this job. Completion of VOCA Victim Advocate designation training within one (1) year of employment. Three (3) months of daily training will be held in Gainesville, FL at the beginning of employment.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised: 14 Sep 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 21 Sep 2020 Eastern Daylight Time