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Visitation Specialist I

Job ID
Employment Type
Per Diem
Social Work Services
Hours / Pay Period
Saint Francis Hospital
Standard Hours


Saint Francis Memorial Hospital has served the city with extraordinary expertise and care. We are located in the heart of San Francisco and serve a remarkable and diverse patient population. 


We encourage employee participation at all levels to encourage growth and excellence. Known as the downtown hospital, Saint Francis boasts all private rooms and a friendly atmosphere. 

The hospital is renowned for orthopedics, with leading programs in sports medicine, joint replacement, spine care and occupational medicine.   Saint Francis is also known for outstanding acute burn care, emergency medicine, acute rehabilitation and a nationally-honored cancer care program. 




Under the supervision of the Program Manager and/or other administrative staff, the Visitation Specialist I (VSI) works with children of divorced, separated and never married families, providing supervised visits, and monitored exchanges. The Visitation Specialist writes objective notes based on observations during visits. The Visitation Specialist's work  schedule includes working holidays, weekends and week days/evenings, and provides on-call coverage. Other responsibilities may include compiling reports, conducting intake/orientations of clients and their children, writing and editing reports, data entry and other responsibilities as assigned. The VSI is required to work a minimum of one weekend day and one week day evening every two weeks, be available to work when on-call, and attend a monthly staff

development meeting.


·        Clinical experience preferred.

·        Prior experience working with families in conflict.

·        Detail oriented.

·        Conflict resolution and limit-setting skills. Team oriented.

·        Able to maintain professional boundaries and a courteous demeanor in challenging situations.

·        Bilingual/bicultural- Spanish, Korean, Russian or Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin) preferred.



  • A Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work or related field (education may be substituted by 3-5 years of experience working with children and families exposed to domestic violence) required.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of child development, child abuse prevention, or child exposure to domestic violence.
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills, with appropriate use of grammar rules and ability to edit documents.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word processing



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