Providence Health & Services RN Forensic Examiner in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Forensic Examiner to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.
In this position you will:
Be responsible for providing the comprehensive medical-forensic examination of adult and adolescent patients reporting a history of interpersonal violence, such as sexual assault or domestic violence.
Respond as appropriate to patients reporting a history of interpersonal violence in conjunction with team members from law enforcement and advocacy agencies.
Complete a medical history with patients to obtain a bio/psycho/social/spiritual history, including a history of the events leading up to reporting for care.
Document the episode of care in the patient's medical-forensic record and communicate overall findings of the exam with team members.
Perform follow-up exams as determined by patient needs and department policies, procedures, guidelines and protocols.
Required qualifications for this position include:
• Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing.
• One year of Registered Nurse experience required.
• Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska.
• Schedule varies to meet department needs. Must be able to work on-call, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays
Preferred qualifications for this position include :
- Current certification of completion of 40-hour Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) and 16-hour SANE Clinical Skills Lab (CSL) training
About Forensic Nursing Services.
Forensic Nursing Services of Providence involves working directly with patients who are reporting a history of interpersonal violence such as sexual assault and domestic violence. Dedication to multidisciplinary teamwork is essential as members of FNSP collaborate with law enforcement investigators and rape crisis advocates to meet the broad range of needs of the patients.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Special Procedures Nursing
Req ID: 153706