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PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION
The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) will provide timely, non-judgmental, compassionate care to the sexual assault victim. The SANE exam may include a medical-forensic exam, prophylaxis for pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, photographic documentation, and referrals for appropriate medical and psychological follow-up, support and participation in legal proceedings.
Duty 1: Displays Service Excellence as evidence by practicing the mission, vision, and values of the organization to promote patient satisfaction.
Duty 2: Ability to triage patient to determine if medical exam is needed before forensic exam.
Duty 3: Coordinates care by all agencies involved in assisting the sexual assault victim and coordinates referrals for appropriate medical and psychological follow-up as needed for each patient.
Duty 4: Performs a complete physical and forensic evidence collection examination including Head-to-Toe assessment for trauma, detailed genital examination, forensic specimen collection and documentation, including photography, and assess for mandatory reporting status, reporting when appropriate
Duty 5: Documents detailed injuries accurately with support of photographic evidence.
Duty 6: Maintains chain of custody for each sexual assault exam and adheres to evidence protocols.
Duty 7: Maintains competency by maintaining active performance of cases with no lapse of greater than six months.
Duty 8: Participates in quality assurance chart and photograph review process as determined by the SANE program
Duty 9: Adheres to all administrative, clinical, and employment policies and procedures on file with the SANE program
Duty 10: Commits to cover minimum number of shifts, holiday coverage, and other scheduling requirements as determined by the SANE program.
Duty 11: Participates in professional development as determined by the SANE program, including staff meetings, conferences, and in services.
Duty 12: Provides testimony as fact witness to any/all cases performed and coordinates with attorneys during judicial process.
Duty 13: Travels to Bluffton Hospital for patient care
Duty 14: Administers appropriate prophylactic medications.