Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE)
Job Details
Experienced
Country Club - Tucson, AZ
N/A
Per Diem
Undisclosed
Undisclosed
Up to 50%
Undisclosed
Health Care

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Summary

A Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SAFE) is an individual with advanced education and clinical preparation in the forensic examination of patients of sexual assault age 14 years and older. A nurse examiner conducts the examination, collects and preserves evidence, and testifies in legal proceedings. The SAFE is knowledgeable in the process and its application to the Forensic Examinations. A thorough and detailed exam is performed while restoring dignity to the patient, by providing compassionate and comprehensive care, teaching, and information for follow up care.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performs comprehensive sexual assault examination utilizing Coloposcope, camera, etc. as appropriate.
  2. Documents assessment inclusive of blunt and sharp injuries accordingly.
  3. Develops Plan of Care reflective of current body of knowledge relating to sexual assault.
  4. Administers medications/drugs as appropriate to exam findings.
  5. Completes sexual assault evidence collection, provides discharge and follow-up care instructions and maintains chain of custody per ethical and/or legal statutes.
  6. Participates in ongoing legal process and court appearances as required by state statutes.
  7. Maintains confidentiality of the activities of the SACASA program unless required to by operation of law.
Qualifications

Education:

  • Physician, Nurse Practitioner, or Registered Nurse

Experience:

  1. Preferred two years clinical experience in any of the following areas: Emergency, Intensive Care, Pediatric, Maternal Child, Psychiatric and/or Forensic Nursing.
  2. Preferred Domestic Violence training.

Certifications:

  1. Forensic Examination Certified
  2. CPR & First Aid Required

Licensed

Licensed by the appropriate board in the State of Arizona

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