RN - Registered Nurse - Assault Examiner
Company: Ascension (System Office)
Posted on: November 14, 2020
We Are Hiring
RN - Registered Nurse - Assault Examiner - Emergency Department
Ascension Via Christi - Manhattan,KS
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension Via Christi has a rich history of serving the people of
Kansas and the surrounding region, which dates back more than 125
years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations.
Today, our integrated health system - with hospitals, physician
clinics, therapy centers and other health services - is the largest
healthcare provider in Kansas.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to
transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As
one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the
U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate,
personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living
in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided
$2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community
Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned
providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600
sites of care - including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior
living facilities - in 20 states and the District of Columbia,
while providing a variety of services including clinical and
network services, venture capital investing, investment management,
biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and
contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing
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
* 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
* Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of
* Preferred Credential(s):
* Certification specializing in Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner.
* Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required
Completion of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner training SANE-A within
12 months and completion of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner training
SANE-P within 16 months, if applicable.
* None required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and
Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial
consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability,
veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected
Please see the link below for more information.
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individuals who have applied for a position using our official
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