Social Worker I-Outreach

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Social Work
Allied Health & Clinical Services
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There is a reason St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” list.  At our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals share our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve.  There is a unique bond when you’re part of a team that gives their all to advance the treatments and cures of pediatric catastrophic diseases.  The result is a collaborative, positive environment where everyone, regardless of their role, receives the resources, support and encouragement to advance and grow their careers.


The Social Work I- Outreach position is a Master's level social work position that provides social work services to enhance at-risk youth’s adjustment and engagement in HIV-related healthcare.  Social work services include psychosocial assessment, evidenced-based counseling, case management, and on-call crisis coverage.  Outreach services include community-based interventions and home visits to re-engage patients who are at risk of being lost to follow-up.


The ideal candidate has excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as exceptional critical listening and thinking skills.  The outreach social worker must collaborate well with other team members and community service providers.  Candidates must be knowledgeable about trauma-informed care and comfortable working with a diverse patient population.  Experience working with LGBTQ youth and/or patients infected with HIV is preferred


Work Schedule:

Monday- Friday, 8am-5pm with rotating on-call (evenings/weekends) 3-4 times/year.


Take the first step to join our team by applying now!


Minimum Education

  • Master's Degree from an accredited social work program with a health care/mental health concentration

Minimum Experience

  • One (1) year experience through a Master's internship and or post-Master's experience in a medical or mental health experience preferred

Required Credentials

  • None

Other Credentials

  • Tennessee Licensed Master's Social Work (LMSW) or Licensed Advanced Practice Social Worker (LAPSW) through the Tennessee Department of Health required at time of hire. Those who hold a LMSW, LAPSW, or equivalent, from another state will be required to obtain a TN LMSW or LAPSW within 3 months of hire.
  • Clinical Social Work License (LCSW) will be required after 3 years of SJ employment
  • A valid driver's license from the employee's state of residence and a valid personal insurance policy on the vehicle which meets the requires for the state of Tennessee are required

What We Offer

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Other Information

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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COVID-19 vaccine:

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment.


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