RN Registered Nurse - Assault Examiner
Company: Ascension (System Office)
Posted on: September 5, 2019
We Are Hiring
RN Registered Nurse - Assault Examiner
Emergency Department - PRN, Rotating
Ascension Via Christi Hospital - Manhattan, KS
Will cover call for sexual assualt team; at least 1 on-call shift
per two weeks
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, especially to those most in need. In
FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons
living in poverty and other community benefit programs. We provide
care in 22 cities; and employ approximately 6,300 employees.
Manhattan, affectionally known as the "Little Apple", is a college
town called home to roughly 55,800 people; and is a quick two-hour
drive from Kansas City. Manhattan is nationally ranked as the
second-best place to live per Livability.com's 2018 Top 100 Best
Places to Live list; and as one of the Top 10 Best College Towns.
Kansas State University is a true asset to the community providing
entertainment and opportunity for students and non-students alike.
Manhattan's Aggieville also provides plenty of entertainment,
shopping, and dining opportunities. As for outdoor activities, the
Little Apple offers over 40 miles of trails; and is one of only
four bike-friendly communities in the state. Riley County, in which
Manhattan resides, was ranked 3rd best out of a total of 103 in the
2018 County Health Rankings for Kansas.
What Ascension Via Christi Health has to offer:
* Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each
day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships, connects
talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care
that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative
approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.
* Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while
offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.
* Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their
professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and
services we provide to the community. Through this development, our
associates find new opportunities for career advancement.
* Compensation/Benefits: Ascension Via Christi offers a
comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision,
retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of
other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption
* Leading with Mission: Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide
everything we do at Ascension. They are foundational to our work to
transform healthcare and express our priorities when providing care
and services, particularly to those most in need
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
* Certification specializing in Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
obtained within 36 Months (3 years) of hire date or job transfer
* Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of
* Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing
* 1 year of bedside nursing experience.
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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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to
individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
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