RN Forensic Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner PRN at UCHealth
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: September 24, 2022
1+ years of registered nurse experience in an acute care/hospital
setting strongly preferred.
Performs forensic examinations of individuals who have been
sexually assaulted or otherwise impacted by violence and provides
related patient care and referrals.
Work Schedule: PRN Nights
Location: Memorial Hospital Central
Takes a medical history and account of the assault from the
patient. Assesses the patient's psychological condition and
performs physical examination.
Collects and preserves all evidence, collects relevant specimens,
and documents findings.
Provides direct nursing care of injuries and prophylactic
medications. Refers to appropriate personnel/facility for further
treatment as necessary.
Communicates with victims and their families regarding evidence
collection, treatment recommendations and reporting to law
enforcement (except in cases of mandated reporting) in a manner
that promotes informed decisions. Provides victim advocacy and/or
expert testimony in court trials.
- Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills,
decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal
supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and
take appropriate action.
Basic Life Support
- Other information:
Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited or state
board of nursing approved Registered/Professional Nursing program
and completion of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner training within 3
months of hire.
Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered
Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.
Minimum Experience: 1 year of RN experience or 6 months of
experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse Practitioner or
Certified Nurse Midwife). Preferred: 3 years of RN experience in an
acute care/hospital setting.
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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The pay range for this position is: $33.08 - $51.27 / hour. Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon
organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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