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The Partnership for Families, Children and Adults is committed to recruiting, hiring, retaining, and promoting all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, visible or invisible disability, veteran status, religion or beliefs, genetic or health information, marital or familial status, or any other legally protected class.  

To more safely serve our vulnerable clients and protect our employees, the COVID-19 vaccination is required for all employees. In accordance with EEOC guidelines, unless you have a verifiable medical condition, disability or strongly-held religious belief, the vaccine is a condition of employment.

Position: Domestic Violence (DV) Community Case Manager

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Community Client Services Program Manager, the Domestic Violence Community Case Manager (DVCCM) provides case management services to assist clients who may be victims of crime related to issues of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking. Services will include, but not be limited to, providing families and individuals with the tools to be safe and independent; hotline services, crisis intervention and counseling, shelter, case management, and advocacy. The DVCCM will work with VSS staff in various departments including the case management team, house management team, crisis team, interns, community partners including paraprofessionals and volunteers for quality assurance in implementation of Council on Accreditation (COA), National Association of Social Workers (NASW) case management standards, and the Tennessee Office of Criminal Justice Administrative Manual. 

Education & Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field, such as psychology, sociology, human services, criminal justice, or other human/behavioral degree preferred. Two (2) years of satisfactory work experience in social work or human services field or responsible or administrative role. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus but not required.

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $17.95 per hour ($35,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Family Justice Center (FJC) Sexual Assault Liaison 

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direction of the RCC Program Manager, the Family Justice Center Sexual Assault Liaison links Partnership’s Victim Support Services Rape Crisis Center Services with the Chattanooga Family Justice Center. The position provides advocacy services for the Rape Crisis Center and Family Violence Center to assist clients who are victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. The focus is to provide services that will assist and empower the client to move from victim to self-sufficiency and independence and to break the cycle of abuse and violence. The FJC SA Liaison will provide crisis counseling, court advocacy, sexual assault advocacy during forensic medical exams at the RCC, provide case management, provide referrals to PFCA programs and the community, answer the PFCA Crisis Hotlines, participate in the VSS on-call rotation, and attend Crisis (staff and client) and VSS meetings as applicable. The FJC SA Liaison will also participate and/or assist in facilitating all multidisciplinary teams related to VSS, which include but are not limited to the LAP weekly meetings and the High Risk Intervention Team monthly meetings (when the case involves sexual assault) and the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) monthly meetings.  

Education & Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent, preferred. One (1) year of relevant experience in a social services field. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus but not required.

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $17.95 per hour ($35,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Sexual Assault Advocate 

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direction of the RCC Program Manager, the Family Justice Center Sexual Assault Liaison links Partnership’s Victim Support Services Rape Crisis Center Services with the Chattanooga Family Justice Center. The position provides advocacy services for the Rape Crisis Center and Family Violence Center to assist clients who are victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. The focus is to provide services that will assist and empower the client to move from victim to self-sufficiency and independence and to break the cycle of abuse and violence. The FJC SA Liaison will provide crisis counseling, court advocacy, sexual assault advocacy during forensic medical exams at the RCC, provide case management, provide referrals to PFCA programs and the community, answer the PFCA Crisis Hotlines, participate in the VSS on-call rotation, and attend Crisis (staff and client) and VSS meetings as applicable. The FJC SA Liaison will also participate and/or assist in facilitating all multidisciplinary teams related to VSS, which include but are not limited to the LAP weekly meetings and  the High Risk Intervention Team monthly meetings (when the case involves sexual assault) and the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) monthly meetings. 

Education & Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent, preferred. One (1) year of relevant experience in a social services field. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus but not required.  

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $17.95 per hour ($35,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Part-Time Youth Well-Being Coach (18-20 hours per week)

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Program Supervisor, the Youth Well-Being Coach (YWBC) works alongside the YHDP team to provide support and therapeutic and life skills programming to youth and young adults who have a history of or are experiencing homelessness and victimization, such as childhood physical or sexual abuse, neglect, or exposure to domestic violence. Utilizing trauma-informed, strengths- and evidence-based approaches, the YWBC will provide individual and group counseling to youth and young adults who have experienced trauma through familial abuse (physical, sexual, domestic violence, neglect) and will empower participants to overcome barriers and maximize healing to live a fulfilling life.   

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field required. Individuals currently pursuing a Master’s degree or other higher education in counseling, mental health, trauma, social work, or similar are encouraged to apply. Minimum of two (2) years of social work, counseling, or similar relevant experience working with clients that have experienced trauma due to victimization, with a special focus on issues related to domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or childhood abuse or neglect. Knowledge of counseling/therapeutic best-practices, concepts, ethics, frameworks, models, and documentation requirements preferred. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $25.00 per hour

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Part-Time Peer Support/Program Specialist (18-20 hours per week)

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the general supervision of Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Program Supervisor, the Peer Support/Program Specialist (PSPS) serves youth and young adults ages eighteen (18) to twenty-four (24) who are experiencing homelessness. The PSPS will focus on work with participants to develop life skills, provide emotional support, and help meet basic needs (e.g. clothing, showers, laundry, food, resource linkage, transportation assistance, and financial assistance as needed). A strong focus will be placed on finding sustainable assistance for program participants, as well as maintaining both vital relationships that directly correlate to the program's long-term success, as well as supportive relationships through good communication, care, support, guidance, and responsiveness. 

Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalent (HiSET, GED, etc.) required. Coursework or knowledge in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or human development a plus. Previous lived experience of homelessness or housing instability preferred but not required.

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $17.00 per hour

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Rapid Re-Housing Case Manager

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the general supervision of Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Program Supervisor, the Rapid Re-Housing Case Manager (RRCM) must be able to develop strong working relationships with the client population, namely youth and young adults experiencing homeless, and be able to relate to individuals making significant life decisions and be supportive of increasing their independence. The RRCM will focus intently on identifying housing needs and engaging and creating active partnerships with landlords to find sustainable housing for program participants, with the understanding that maintaining these vital relationships directly correlates to the program's long-term success.   

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social work or other related field (psychology, sociology, behavioral courses, etc.) from an accredited college or university required. Coursework or knowledge in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or human development a plus. Minimum of one (1) year of relevant experience in case management, housing, service coordination or similar required. Knowledge of homelessness and/or barriers to housing a plus but not required. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $20.51 per hour ($40,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Transitional Housing Crisis Worker/House Manager

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project (YHDP) Program Supervisor, the Transitional Housing Crisis Worker/House Manager (THCWHM) provides client support services to youth and young adults with a history of victimization and are experiencing homelessness. The THCWHM’s primary focus will be to provide services to assist and empower YHDP participants/residents to move toward housing stability/permanency and break the cycle of victimization. The THCWHM performs all related program activities including: 1) interviews and/or assesses potential candidates for immediate needs and program eligibility, 2) completes intake, Chattanooga Housing Authority (CHA) paperwork, and other required documentation, 3) supports YHDP clients by providing crisis intervention and/or referrals to appropriate counseling, 4) provides information and referrals, 5) teaches new and supports existing coping skills/strategies, 6) manages basic YHDP facilities maintenance, and 7) coordinates participant/resident move in/out. 

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social work or other related field (psychology, sociology, behavioral courses, etc.) from an accredited college or university preferred. High school diploma or equivalent (HiSET, GED, etc.) required. One (1) year of relevant experience strongly preferred for bachelor’s degree graduates. Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant experience accepted if possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Bilingual (Spanish and English) preferred but not required.  

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $17.95 per hour ($35,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Lead Court Advocate

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Community Client Services Program Manager, the Lead Court Advocate (LCA) is part of a multidisciplinary team and provides direct services, supervision, and coordination of services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The LCA will assist individual clients and supervise non-residential case managers with court advocacy, as well as oversee the daily implementation of a court advocacy system. This position will serve immigrants and non-immigrants. The LCA will provide program support to strengthen and coordinate working relationships with community partners, namely the Family Justice Center, District Attorney’s office, law enforcement, judges, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless service delivery. As needed, the LCA will also provide community education and specialized training regarding issues related to domestic violence and sexual assault.  

Education & Experience: A Bachelor’s degree preferred from an accredited college or university in a related field such as psychology, sociology, or other human and behavioral courses. One (1) year of satisfactory work experience in a human services field. Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience working in the court system preferred. Should possess: valid driver’s license with good driving record and an insured vehicle; a broad awareness of community resources relevant to client needs; knowledge of, or willingness, to learn how to navigate the legal system. Bilingual (English and Spanish) strongly preferred. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $20.51 per hour ($40,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Director of Grant Strategy & Compliance

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Grant Strategy and Compliance (DGSC) is a member of the Agency’s Administration team. The primary purpose of this position is to develop an overarching Agency strategy to identify, evaluate, and implementing grants to fund essential Agency programs, enhance understanding and compliance with existing agency grants, and introduce policies, training, and efficiencies to improve grant execution and service delivery. The DGSC will monitor grant compliance, program outcomes, reporting, grant budgets, and performance for all Federal, State, and City/County grants as directed by the CEO. The DGSC is also charged with maximizing the leverage and synergy across Agency programs and departments to achieve Partnership’s shared vision. Under the direction of the CEO and in cooperation with the Agency’s leadership team, the DGSC will be responsible for driving the organization toward achievement of its shared impact and fully delivering the scope of work outlined in grant manuals. The DGSC will coordinate with the Director of Elder and Disability Services and Quality Improvement to ensure grant compliance is congruent with Council on Accreditation (COA) standards. The DGSC will assist the Director of Elder and Disability Services and Quality Improvement (DEDSQI) with all activities and communications regarding the COA inspection/accreditation process to successfully achieve re-certification each year of evaluation. This position will assist the CEO in overall organizational strategy.    

Education & Experience: Master’s degree preferred; Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of five (5) years of non-profit experience developing and executing data and information-driven strategies and projects. Extensive experience in grant writing, budgets, and compliance management. Experience leading cross-programmatic projects composed of a high performing team with diverse skill sets. Experience within or advising a foundation, public advocacy organization, high impact non-profit, research firm or strategy consulting firm strongly preferred. 

Starting Salary: Exempt, $68,000 annually

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Care Specialist - Rhea, Marion, & Sequatchie Counties

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Program Manager, the Care Specialist provides homemaking and supportive services to enhance the comfort of clients in their homes. Adheres to the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults’ performance expectations and performs all defined services and other related duties in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the agency. This position maintains a flexible, organized, and efficient work schedule. 

Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalent (HiSET, GED, etc.) preferred but not required.  Experience: At least six (6) months of experience and training as a Care Specialist required. Must possess a valid driver’s license with good driving record and an insured vehicle and be able to pass criminal history, child/adult abuse, and sexual perpetrator background checks.

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $15.00 per hour ($29,250 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Care Specialist - Hamilton & Bradley Counties

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Program Manager, the Care Specialist provides homemaking and supportive services to enhance the comfort of clients in their homes. Adheres to the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults’ performance expectations and performs all defined services and other related duties in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the agency. This position maintains a flexible, organized, and efficient work schedule. 

Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalent (HiSET, GED, etc.) preferred but not required.  Experience: At least six (6) months of experience and training as a Care Specialist required. Must possess a valid driver’s license with good driving record and an insured vehicle and be able to pass criminal history, child/adult abuse, and sexual perpetrator background checks.

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $15.00 per hour ($29,250 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Part-Time Long-Term Care Ombudsman (20-29 hours per week, Temporary)

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO), the part-time Long-Term Care ARP Ombudsman (LTARP) responds to residents of residential care communities (assisted living, adult care homes, homes for the aged) and nursing homes, generally referred to as Care Facilities, in the ten counties of Southeast Tennessee. The Ombudsman assists residents and their families with complaints and grievances that cannot be resolved without help; assists with issues in public and private agencies; works to increase institutional responsiveness to the needs of residents; and advocates to increase community awareness and understanding of the problems and human potential of nursing and boarding home residents. The LTARP further serves as an advocate for resident rights, benefits, entitlements, human dignity, and quality personal care. The LTARP will also assist the LTCO in the execution of the requirements of that position.  The LTARP reports to the LTCO, the State LTC Ombudsman, and the Area Agency on Aging and Disability. This temporary position is grant-funded until September 30, 2023.   

Education & Experience: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, psychology, sociology, or other human and behavioral services. A combination of educational and work experience which totals six (6) years in the field of social service and/or advocacy. Knowledge and ability to locate social, psychological, and physical factors, to differentiate subjective from objective factors when investigating complaints, and the ability to understand the implications of these factors. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $20.51 per hour

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Crisis Advocate - 2nd Shift

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Lead Crisis Advocate, provides advocacy services to assist clients who are victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. The focus is to provide a centralized intake, information and referral approach that will assess and route clients to appropriate internal shelter or non-residential services or external community based resources.  The Crisis component facilitates the VSS Call Center that encompasses, answers, and staffs the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) and traditional Family Violence/Sexual Assault Hotlines and walk-in service requests. Work with the VSS staff in various departments including the case management team, house management team, crisis team, & interns, community partners including paraprofessionals and volunteers for quality assurance in implementation of Council on Accreditation (COA), National Association of Social Workers (NASW) case management standards and the Tennessee Office of Criminal Justice Administrative Manual. 

Education & Experience: Associate's degree in human service from an accredited college or university or in a related field such as psychology, sociology or other human and behavioral courses preferred, with one year of satisfactory work experience in human services field. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus but not required. 

tarting Salary: Non-Exempt, $17.92 per hour ($35,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

;[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: House Manager - 3rd Shift

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary:  Under the direction of the Lead House Manager, this position is responsible for providing directsupport and services to the shelter, after hours intake, conflict resolution, responding tohotline calls, and general cleaning as assigned. This position also completes data entry, servesas a backup resource for crisis advocates at the front desk, and is responsible for ensuring thesafety of clients and providing basic client care – including compliance with COVID-19protocols. The House Manager’s main goal is to ensure a healthy and positive shelterenvironment through life skills opportunities, community building activities, etc.

Education & Experience:  Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required. Three (3) to five (5) years of relevantexperience in a social services field preferred. 

Salary: Non- Exempt, $16.41 per hour ($32,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Human Resources Assistant

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Human Resources Manager (HRM), the Human Resources Assistant (HRA) is responsible for accomplishing the confidential, administrative tasks and services necessary to support effective and efficient operations of the agency’s HR Department. The HRA will perform required duties to ensure seamless completion of full-cycle employment activities, including interviewing, hiring, pre-hire, new employee orientation, benefits administration, and termination. The HRA will cross train with the HRM to build on own knowledge and expertise and maintain a seamless, synergetic HR function. 

Education & Experience: A Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred but not required. Associate’s degree in business, human resources, or related field required. Two (2) to three (3) years of satisfactory work experience in a responsible administrative, business, human resources, or other similar role. Familiarity with the human resources function and/or HRIS or similar databases a plus but not required. Bilingual a plus but not required. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $20.51 per hour ($40,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: House Manager - 2nd Shift

Availability: September 1st 

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Lead House Manager, this position is responsible for providing direct support and services to the shelter, after hours intake, conflict resolution, responding to hotline calls, and general cleaning as assigned. This position also completes data entry, serves as a backup resource for crisis advocates at the front desk, and is responsible for ensuring the safety of clients and providing basic client care – including compliance with COVID-19 protocols. The House Manager’s main goal is to ensure a healthy and positive shelter environment through life skills opportunities, community building activities, etc.

Education & Experience: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required. Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant experience in a social services field preferred. 

Salary: Non-Exempt, $16.41 per hour ($32,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Employment & Education Coordinator

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Stability & Housing Program Manager, the Employment and Education Coordination (EEC) provides employment and educational coaching to individuals and families are under- or unemployed, many of whom have experienced victimization. The EEC will collaborate with other Building Stable Lives (BSL) Life Coaches/staff and focus on identifying employment and educational needs or gaps, match clients with sustainable jobs, engage and create meaningful, active partnerships with employers and educational institutions, and maintain vital relationships to ensure the program's long-term success. 

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in social work or other related field (psychology, sociology, behavioral courses, etc.) from an accredited college or university. Coursework or knowledge in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or human development a plus. A minimum of two (2) years of case management, career readiness coaching, counseling, and/or other relevant experience strongly preferred. Knowledge of barriers to employment and education, such as skills gaps, history of incarceration, etc. a plus but not required. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $20.92 per hour ($40,794 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Staff Interpreter

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Interpreting Program Manager and with knowledge and fluency in American Sign Language (ASL), English-like sign systems and tactile forms of communication (voice to sign/sign to voice), the responsibilities of this position includes providing a full range of expert interpreting services in a variety of settings to include private industry, educational, medical, mental health, and governmental. When not interpreting, the Staff Interpreter will provide assistance in scheduling/coordinating interpreter services and other support, as required. The Staff Interpreter will maintain confidentiality of all assignment-related information including information that is conveyed verbally, in sign language, and written forms. 

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or graduation from an interpreter training program preferred. Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL). Five (5) plus years of related experience preferred.  

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $35.00 per hour ($68,250 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Shelter Case Manager (1 vacancy)

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Lead Shelter Case Manager, the DV Shelter Case Manager provides case management/advocacy services in the Family Violence or Homeless Shelter to assist clients who maybe homeless or victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The Shelter case manager performs all related activities including: 1) intake and assessment for shelter housing, 2) assist the client in setting goal to be completed during their shelter experience, 3)provide support groups and life skills, 4) linking with appropriate agency and community resources, 5) advocating on the victim’s behalf, 6) maintaining a shelter environment that is conducive to client success and, 7) performing basic administrative tasks.

Education & Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field, such as psychology, sociology, human services, criminal justice, or other human/behavioral degree. One (1) year of satisfactory work experience in a social/human services field. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus but not required.

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $17.95 per hour ($35,000 annually)

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Part-Time Weekend House Manager (1 vacancy)

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Lead House Manager, this position is responsible for providing direct support and services to the shelter; after hour intake; conflict resolution; responding to hotline calls; sexual assault advocacy and general cleaning as assigned. This position also completes data entry and serves as back up resource for crisis workers at the front desk .Responsible to ensure safety of clients and basic duties related to client care. House manager’s main goal is to ensure a healthy and positive shelter environment through life skills opportunities, community building activities, etc.

Education: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $16.41 per hour 

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Part-Time Supervised Visitation Monitor PRN (As Needed)

Availability: Immediate

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Program Manager, the Supervised Visitation Monitor will monitor visits between children and their non-custodial parent in a safe environment. The Visitation Monitor will also schedule and conduct orientations with both parents, at separate times and with the child(ren). The Supervised Visitation Monitor will follow safety and security protocols set in place for the protection and safety of all participants.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a human services or related field (psychology, sociology, education, social work, etc.). One (1) year of satisfactory work experience in a human services role or equivalent experience. 

Starting Salary: Non-Exempt, $16.00 per hour 

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner - Contract Position

Contract Position

Under the general supervision of the Nursing Coordinator and the Medical Director, the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) will perform forensic medical exams on victims of sexual assault. The forensic medical exam involves a detailed history, a physical assessment including a pelvic exam, the collection of evidence, and the administration of prophylactic medications. The SANE must endure confidential, quality care for victims by attending to physical, emotional, and educational needs of each patient. The SANE may also serve as a witness providing objective observations for cases in the judicial system and may participate in a multidisciplinary team that reviews current cases for ongoing coordination. 

This is a contract position that requires a minimum of four (4) twelve-hour on-call shifts each month. Scheduling is determined one month in advance. The SANE must adhere to all agency and program policies and procedures to ensure quality care. SANE education and training can be obtained after hire and will be partially reimbursed by the organization. Training may take several months to complete.

Requirements: Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) or higher with an unencumbered license to practice in the State of Tennessee. Must live within one (1) hour of the organization. Must have or obtain professional liability insurance. The SANE should also have excellent writing skills, oral communication, and the ability to empathize and build rapport with patients and their families; the ability to attend meetings and training sessions; basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows and Word.

If interested, please contact SANE Coordinator at:

[email protected] or at (423) 755-2710.

The Partnership for Families, Children and Adults is a Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace.

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