Registered Nurse (RN) – Emergency Room (ER) Part Time – Day Shift

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SANE Coordinator – Emergency Department

Job ID: 99790

Area of Interest: Nursing

Location: Easton,MD US

Hours of Work: Day shift

Job Facility: UM Shore Regional Health

Employment Type: Part Time

Shift: DAY

What You Will Do:

Registered Nurse (RN) – Emergency Room (ER)
Part Time – Day Shift
UM Shore Regional Health
Easton, Maryland 

Where the health of the Eastern Shore comes first.
On the Eastern Shore, we are committed to our way of life…and the people who share it. At University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, we know what it takes to keep our communities healthy. We’ve been caring for families on the Shore for over 100 years, so we know a thing or two about the unique health needs of our communities. As a part of our team, you can learn, grow and make a lasting impact on patients and their families. You’ll experience the support of a collaborative work environment and a sense of collegiality unlike any other. Our comprehensive system has many locations and specialty options to choose from throughout the beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland – home to legendary seafood, beautiful beaches and a world of possibilities.We’re looking for experienced Operating Room Registered Nurses to join our extraordinary nursing team at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health. Learn more about what it’s like to be a nurse at UM Shore Regional Health

As a Registered Nurse at UM Shore Regional Health, you’ll experience:

  • Competitive pay with a recent market adjustment for our nurses.
  • The advantages of working for a Magnet®designated Medical Center.
  • Advancement through our Professional Advancement Model (PAM) designed to recognize and reward nurses based on their contributions to advancing the practice and profession of nursing.
  • A comprehensive benefits package including health, vision and dental coverage including prescription drug coverage – Tax-Free Savings Plans, life insurance and more!
  • Work Life Balance: You’ll accrue annual leave; we offer dependent care reimbursement, short/long term disability and an employee assistant program.
  • Educational Assistance: We support your continuing education and career advancement by offering tuition reimbursement and a student loan repayment program

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Oversee SANE activities; Coordinate, support, and enhance existing and developing SANE programs.
  • Build inter-agency alliances to ensure victim-centered medical and forensic response to sexual assault/abuse patients; ensure SANE compliance with state laws and national standards; Address emerging SANE and sexual assault/abuse issues as they arise.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
In addition to basic care utilizing the nursing process: assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, the nurse examiner will:

  • Support and guide SANE program development; serve as centralized contact person for questions/problems; provide technical assistance; research and incorporate national best practices into all policies and procedures; ensure consistency among SANE programs.
  • Coordinate and implement SANE training activities, both initial and continuing education; conduct clinical precept opportunities;
  • Prepares and provides orientation and performs evaluation of personnel in the SANE program.
  • Provide crisis intervention during the initial review and an assessment of injury.
  • Objectively document health history to determine the bio/psycho/social risk and the risk of medical sequelae.
  • Objective documentation of the history of the crime.
  • Collect, document and package forensic evidence for crime lab analysis.
  • Delegate the role of patient advocate to a rape crisis volunteer.
  • Provide medical and psychological follow-up referrals.
  • Provide expert testimony in court.
  • Maintain an updated Curriculum Vitae to provide to court upon request.
  • Follow the Emergency Services policies, procedures and protocols (treating by medical protocol and/or referring for medical treatment).
  • Maintain contact with the SANE Coordinator and Advisory Board in reviews, meetings and be available if requested.
  • Maintain records and statistics as appropriate at least one year after termination of contract.
  • Respond to any subpoenas on cases examined while associated with the SANE program.

PROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS AND LEADERSHIP:

Maintains personal growth and development by:

  • Attending required 8 hours (minimum) of continuing educational offerings and seminars focusing on sexual assault victims. Approved topics include:
    • Sexual Assault Survivors
    • GYN Emergencies
    • Legal topics specific to SANE, forensic evidence collection, chain of evidence and/or testimony or cross examination preparation.
    • Review of articles or videos that have been approved by the Medical Director or Coordinator.
    • Internet programs pertaining to forensic studies and/or sexual assault.
    • Rape Trauma Syndrome
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Assisting, when requested, with education of Police, ED Staff, State Attorney’s Office and the community.
  • Attending 70% of SANE monthly meetings (8 per year)
  • Equitably sharing on-call responsibilities with other SANE members insuring coverage 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Minimum of 16 hours of call per pay schedule and ability to safely respond to a sexual assault call within 90 minutes.
  • Maintaining subject expertise by:
    • Performing a minimum of 3 sexual assault exams a year for each license held, ex: FNE-A- 3 adults, FNE- A/P- 3 adults AND 3 children under the age of 12. If less are obtained, the examiner must recertify or be placed on an inactive list.
    • Reactivation can be obtained by satisfactorily performing two on call exams under the Coordinator or designee supervision to demonstrate proficiency.
    • Obtaining a total of 8 clock hours of education in forensic science or forensic nursing in previous 12 months.
    • Serving in the role of SANE for 200 hours for adults, 200 hours for pediatrics, for a total of 400 hours per year for RN-FNE-AP.

What You Need to Be Successful:

  • Graduate of an approved School of Nursing. Current licensure in the State of Maryland.
  • Successful completion of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner’s Program. Required 12 months experience in nursing.
  • Must meet all applicable federal, state, and local professional requirements.

*The employee in this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on the age of the patients served. He/she must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status, to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/here age-specific needs, and to provide the necessary care as described in the department’s policies and procedures.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

What brings you joy in your role?

 

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Hi, everybody. It's Jess Fluharty, the director of Emergency Services here for Shore Regional Health. And what brings me joy in my role is the fact that I get to help the people that are helping the people. It's really important that you include the team members who are working with the patients in the decisions, and that they have influence in how they care for the patients in their department. And that is one of the things that brings me the most joy in my department, is making sure that the people who care for the people are taken care of.

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Hi, everybody. It's Jess Fluharty, the director of Emergency Services here for Shore Regional Health. And what brings me joy in my role is the fact that I get to help the people that are helping the people. It's really important that you include the team members who are working with the patients in the decisions, and that they have influence in how they care for the patients in their department. And that is one of the things that brings me the most joy in my department, is making sure that the people who care for the people are taken care of.

 

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