Full Job Description
An opportunity exists for an experienced RN to join the Emergency Department as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. This is a contingent position, requiring five, 12-hour on-call shifts per month.
The SANE program provides a medical forensic examination and community resources for adolescent females and males 12 years of age and older who have been sexually assaulted. SANE Nurses strive to facilitate the health process and ensure that patients are not further traumatized by an exam.
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) are Registered Nurses who specialize in the medical forensic care of the patient who has experienced sexual assault or abuse. The SANE often collaborates with other disciplines in the community to provide services to victims and can serve as an expert witness in legal proceedings.
SANE nurses collaborate with Police, Prosecutors and Counselors to provide coordinated care.
Graduation from accredited nursing program
NOTE: New hires as of 1/1/12 must have a BSN degree or must agree in writing to obtain their BSN within a specified time frame.
A minimum of three years of Nursing experience
ED, Critical Care, Women's Health or Public Health experience preferred
Current certification as a Sexual assault Nurse Examiner, experience with sexual assault survivors is desirable, but not required.
Licensure: Requires current Michigan Nursing License
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