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Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner SANE Registered Nurse II RN PRN 4659

Texas Health Resources PRN  Anywhere 17 Aug 2021

Job Description

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner

SANE Registered Nurse II RN PRN

We’re looking for qualified (SANE) Registered Nurses like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights
• Work location: 612 East Lamar Blvd., Arlington, TX 76011
• Work environment: Sexual Assault Program (SANE)
• Work hours: Rotating shift, as needed
• Salary range: Flat rate of $50.00 an hour

Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.
Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures and counts more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals.
At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries. We invite you to join us in furthering your career through our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Qualifications
Education

Associate’s Degree in nursing required
Bachelor’s Degree in nursing preferred

Experience
Two (2) years as a clinical nurse required

Licenses and Certifications
RN – Registered Nurse upon hire required and
SANE – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (Texas Office of the Attorney General CA-SANE or International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) SANE-A) upon hire required and
BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support (prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly) required and
TNCC – Trauma Nursing Core Course upon hire preferred

Skills
• Competent sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) skills to ensure continued SANE certification.
• A high degree of confidentiality, good customer service skills, excellent communication skills, self-directed and ability to function at a high level of autonomy and accountability.

Position Responsibilities
• Provide timely, non-judgmental, compassionate care to patients with a complaint of sexual assault by utilizing the nursing process to identify and prioritize needs
• Assess patient’s psychological and social needs and makes appropriate referrals
• Collaborates closely with rape crisis center hospital accompaniment advocate to assure patient’s needs are met
• Demonstrate ability to identify needs of patients that would require physician intervention in a timely manner
• Perform a complete sexual assault medical forensic examination including obtaining a medical history for the purpose of treatment, detailed head-to-toe assessment for trauma to include all body orifices and forensic specimen collection as indicated by history or examination findings; documentation to possibly include photography
• Maintain chain of custody for each exam and adhere to evidence protocols
• Administer all medications including appropriate prophylactic medications per program protocol
• Maintain equipment in proper working condition and exercise fiscal responsibility of unit’s resources
• Maintain expertise and current knowledge in performing sexual assault exams, forensic gynecology and science, trauma and related issues, legal case law and statues, evidence collection procedures and emerging trends.
• Maintain working knowledge of law enforcement and medical investigative responsibilities.
• Represent the medical forensic sexual assault exam during courtroom testimony.
• Participates in professional development including staff meetings, in-services, and county, state or national levels of peer review as determined by the SANE Program leadership.
• Participate in community education and prevention efforts in collaboration with or as assigned by leadership.
• Maintain professional role boundaries as a SANE separate from crime lab, law enforcement, advocacy, prosecution and defense.
• Seek advice, collaboration, and support from program supervisors and leaders for managing challenging clinical care situations.
• Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing with THR staff and management, patients, families, physicians, and other outside agencies.
• Ability to interact with multidisciplinary teams, communicate program needs and work with peers to establish smooth functioning.
• Adjust positively to multiple demands, ambiguity, role shifting and change.
• Commit and cover required number of shifts, holiday coverage, and other scheduling requirements as per SANE PRN Agreement Tier SANE I.
• Maintain professional standards that do not create conflict of interest with employment or patient care, including patient and medical record confidentiality.
• Maintain all Human Resource requirements for continued employment in a timely manner, such as but not limited to, licensure, annual employee health assessment, annual training modules and performance evaluations.

Why Texas Health
At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make it a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:
• 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)
• Becker’s Healthcare “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” (4 years running)
• “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes
• A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials” by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits, Job Listings by Category, recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns?
Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org.

 

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