Job ID: 327066
RN Registered Nurse - Assault Examiner
Regular / Night
We Are Hiring
RN Registered Nurse - Assault Examiner - Emergency Department - PRN, Night - Via Christi Hospital Manhattan - Manhattan, KS
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Ascension Via Christi Health is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Via Christi Health, you will have the opportunity to perform forensic examinations of individuals who have been sexually assaulted and provides related patient care and referrals.
- 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). Provides victim advocacy and/or expert testimony in court trials.
What You Will Need
- Required Credential(s):
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
- Certification specializing in Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner obtained within 36 Months (3 years) of hire date or job transfer date.
- Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing.
- Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
- None required.
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