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.
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.