The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) will provide timely, non-judgmental, compassionate care to the sexual assault victim. This will include a forensic exam, prophylaxis for pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, photographic documentation, referrals for appropriate medical and psychological follow-up, support and participation in legal proceedings. The SANE is expected to follow protocols established by the Program Director and/or management of the SANE Program for which the SANE is employed. The SANE will aid emergency department nurses to collect evidence, comfort the patient through therapeutic conversation through telehealth remote options. The SANE consultant will be guiding all care through remote telehealth consultation. There will be some live spoke site telehealth training semi-annually.
This posting will be used to fill multiple positions
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Salary offered commensurate with experience.
Optional Additions to the SANE Contract
If the SANE program provides a stipend or monetary support for a nurse to attend the initial SANE Training, it is appropriate to add a clause indicating the trainee’s responsibility in returning the up-front stipend. Sample language may be
Upon completion of training and preceptor requirements, the SANE will commit 1 year of practice to the SANE Program. If the SANE leaves the Program before completion of one-year independent practice, he/she shall reimburse the SANE Program the stipend received for training and preceptor.
Minimum Experience: Associates of Nursing
Computer skills, evidence collection, prophylaxis treatment for STI, therapeutic communications.
Two years as a registered nurse and with two years’ experience caring for victims of sexual assault.
Nationally certified Sexual Assault Nursing Examiner- Adult/Adolescents
Registered Nurse Or an advanced practiced nurse practitioner with SANE experience
History of caring for victims of sexual assault.
Be able to sit at a desk for longer periods of time during an exam. Be able to push a telemedicine cart to do live trainings as needed. Will require some walking and standing.
Preferred Experience: BSN
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.