Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
- Scheduled full time 36 hours a week. 3pm-3am
- Participating in an on call schedule, as determined by SANE coordinator and responds to the designated facility within one hour.
- Completes clinical experiences as determined by the SANE course and coordinator.
- Performs speculum exams and assessments under the supervision of a LIP.
- Utilizes thorough knowledge of anatomy and body structures and mechanisms and patterns of injury.
- Utilizes a thorough knowledge on collecting and managing forensic evidence with a Sexual Assault Exam Collection (SAEC) kit and a Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault kit (DFSA).
- Interacts and collaborates with medical and nursing staff, law enforcement, prosecutor, protective services, advocates and other agencies as needed.
- Works independently and demonstrates organizational and time management skills.
- Attends continuing education as a sexual assault nurse.
- Participates in 75% of staff meetings and attends and completes annual SANE competency. Utilizes clear and concise written documentation skills and articulates clearly.
- Utilizes appropriately use of a camera in regards to photo documentation of injuries and/or evidence.
- Provides court testimony as needed.
- Participates in community awareness programs and professional organizations.
- Utilizes current knowledge base regarding legislation and government programs and best practice standards of care.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Complete a IAFN approved SANE Adolescent/Adult course within 30 days of hire.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
- Current state licensure as Registered Nurse (RN).
Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).
TNCC and ACLS obtained within 1 year of hire.
- 1 year recent RN work experience.
- Trauma, Women’s Health experience preferred.
- Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible.
- Note: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Gloves, Masks, Gowns as needed.