Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC, USA
Oct 26, 2018
Position Purpose: The Elder Abuse Specialist (EAS) Forensic Nurse Examiner (FNE) is a new position added to continue the development of a full scope forensic nursing program at MUSC.
Facilitate the screening for indicators of elder abuse with other healthcare providers within the hospital, conducting medical/forensic assessments
Interpret health history to identify pertinent negative patterns suggestive of elder abuse in collaboration with other healthcare providers
Perform environmental/functional assessments in collaboration with other healthcare providers and social service providers
Document elder and vulnerable adult abuse and neglect findings
Ensure patient safety and initiating appropriate treatment, referrals and mandated reporting
Provide expert and fact witness testimony
Collaborate with hospital and community partners to support and enhance the response to elder abuse and/or neglect through case review multidisciplinary team
Develop and assist implementation of an educational curriculum for other FNEs to review and refine skill-based competencies related to elder and vulnerable adult abuse and neglect.
Provide coverage to the Emergency Department for medical forensic examinations and evidence collection for sexual assault patients and others affected by interpersonal violence. The FNE is responsible for collaborating with other office staff members to ensure the open hours of on call coverage is equitably shared
Improve the safety and quality of care received by victims of violent crimes through direct patient care, professional and public education, consultation, interdisciplinary collaboration and use of evidence based research in forensic nursing
Requirements: Registered Nurse with specialized training and experience as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. Telephone and personal interaction with patients, various MUSC personnel and physicians. Ability to hear and communicate detailed information effectively and proficiently in a written and oral manner. Requires sitting for operating a computer, agility to quickly motivate steps and hallways. Must be proficient in speaking, understanding and writing medical terminology.
EDUCATION: Master’s of Science in Nursing preferred.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS: SC Registered Nurse License; BLS; SANE training required, SANE-A certification is recommended. Must be able to provide on call coverage.
Physical Requirements: 1) (C) Continuous – 6-8 hours per shift; 2) (F) Frequent – 2-6 hours per shift; 3) (I) Infrequent – 0-2 hours per shift Ability to perform job functions while standing (I). Ability to perform job functions while sitting (F). Ability to perform job functions while walking (F). Ability to climb stairs (I). Ability to work indoors (C). Ability to walk long distances between various buildings (F). Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces (I). Ability to fully use both hands/arms (C). Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders (F). Possess good finger dexterity (C). Ability to reach in all directions. (F) Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs. unassisted (F). Ability to lift/lower objects 15 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted (I). Ability to lift from 36” to overhead 15 lbs. (I). Ability to push/pull objects to 30 lbs. unassisted (F).Ability to maintain vision 20/40 corrected (C). Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand (C). Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction (C). Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements (C). Ability to work in a latex safe environment (C).
This position requires access to a car and travel within the state of South Carolina.
Forensic Nurse Response Team
438 West Las Tunas Drive, San Gabriel, CA, United States
Feb 02, 2018
Job Summary: Responsible for responding to sexual assault survivors at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center to provided professional nursing care with the Sexual Assault Response Team; coordinates immediate and follow up plan of care with victim and interdisciplinary team
Graduate of an RN School of Nursing
Two years clinical nursing experience-preferably acute care, ER, Women’s Health
Completion of a SANE/SART training course work in accordance with guidelines written by the Cal-EMA (can be completed after hire)
Current CA RN license
National Certification as a SANE preferred after having experience as a SANE/SAFE
Assess, plans, evaluates patient care as stated in competency skill checklists; policies and procedures and protocols for FNRT. And standards of care as established by the International Association of Forensic Nursing.
Conducts forensic evidentiary examination on victims and suspects, Medical interview, physical and genital examination using photo-documentation and chemical markers, evaluates and reports findings to law enforcement.
Provides verbal and written health care instructions, follow up information and referrals to patient and family members.
Maintains victim/suspect documentation and confidentiality of all medico-legal records according to facility and FNRT protocols.
Participates with FNRT director, or her designee, quality assurance activities.
Maintains equipment and supplies..
Takes on-call shifts as scheduled responding within one hour.
Submits work schedule availability to FNRT Director as necessary to facilitate on-call schedule.
Maintains contact with FNRT Director for at least two years after termination or work agreement and responds to any and all subpoenas on cases examined while contracted with FNRT.
Maintains close working relationship with FNRT Director and members of other disciplines involved in the care of sexual assault victims.
Minimum professional experience 1-2 years.
Education required: Registered Nurse with current California license.
Specialized training required: Completion of a course as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner based on the training curriculum established by Cal-EMA
Clerical skills required: Answer telephone, English proficiency, and interpersonal skills, maintain patient charts, basic computer skills, fax, photocopier.
Forensic/Nursing skills required: cameras, digital camera, Woods lamp, microscope, pulse oximeter, air drier, Doppler, vital signs.
Communication skills required: Public speaking ability, adult education, chain of custody, catalogue photo documentation.
Physical demands: Frequent prolonged standing, minimal walking, transferring and lifting of patients, occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching.
Psychological demands: Handles emergency or crisis situations, handles multiple jobs as one time.
Working conditions: Exposed to infectious body fluids and wastes, exposed to unpleasant elements, exposed to infections and contagious diseases, contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances, subject to varying and unpredictable situations.
Management experience: Excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills, plans and organizes work autonomously.
Initiative and Judgment: Requires initiative, resourcefulness and judgment in executing the role and responsibilities of a Forensic Nurse Examiner.
Saint Luke’s Health System
Kansas City, MO, United States
Jan 23, 2018
We are currently seeking a Bachelors prepared nurse with excellent ED skills and a passion for caring for patients that have experienced sexual assault and/or other forms of trauma, and who would like to be supported as a clinical expert in an innovative ED bedside leadership role. The Emergency Department Forensic Float Pool RN supports the ED patient care needs of four metro hospitals which includes Saint Luke’s Hospital, Saint Luke’s East Hospital, Saint Luke’s South Hospital and Saint Luke’s North Hospital. The Emergency Department Forensic Float Pool RN collaborates within the health system with other specialty care areas regarding all aspects of clinical forensic care, and externally with other forensic programs, appropriate pre-hospital, criminal justice and advocacy personnel. In collaboration with the Clinical Forensic Medical Director, the Emergency Department Forensic Float Pool RN The Emergency Department Forensic Float Pool RN responds during their shift to provide Clinical Forensic Care Services to patients that present disclosing sexual assault at all entity hospitals, provide mentorship to ED staff on conducting Clinical Forensic Care Services for domestic violence, elder abuse/neglect, child abuse/neglect, assault, and strangulation and provides staffing support to the assigned department. Qualifications: • BSN-Required • KS and MO State RN License, BLS, ACLS, TNCC, PALS required • Two Years’ Experience • SANE-A – Preferred but not required Saint Luke’s Health System is faith-based, not-for-profit health system with 10 hospitals serving areas in and around the Kansas City, MO metropolitan area and has been bringing medical advances to the world for more than 125 years. Ranked by U.S News & World Report as among “America’s Best” hospitals for heart, heart surgery, urology and gynecology, we deliver award-winning “Saint Luke’s Care” across our entire health system. To learn more about us, please go to www.saintlukeshealthcareers.org To apply online, go to http://bit.ly/2rspVY9 or for more information and questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us directly at 816-599-9119. We look forward to learning more about your career goals. Equal Opportunity Employer. We Hire Only Non-Tobacco Users.
Boulder City, NV, United States
Mar 04, 2017
The primary objective of this role is to support the team and our clients through phone, email, and remote computer meeting tools and product manufacturing while learning how to manage and conduct on-site educational training events independently.
A dynamic, confident, positive people person with A personality able to handle and solve complex technical problems, over the phone, on live video and in person at client locations throughout the country. You will use your extensive client, server and network knowledge to teach clients how to effectively use our products and services.
Excellent deductive reasoning, problem solving and process of elimination skills.
Intimate understanding and knowledge of Windows based client and some server operating systems including networked business computers, servers, hubs, routers, switches and connected devices.
Above average knowledge of Windows server systems including active directory, group policies, rights, permissions, restrictions and security settings.
Extensive direct hands on experience with the installation of various operating systems and wide experience installing various software applications, directly and/or remotely.
Extensive understanding of UNC and drive mapping and storage technologies such as SAN and NAS devices.
Incredible patience and listening skills when working with other staff and clients.
Some knowledge of state and federal law related to HIPAA, sexual assault and domestic violence.
Able to work and communicate with various industries such as legal, medical and technical.
Able to adapt quickly and learn new skills about new products and about new industries.
Some knowledge of software encryption.
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