Haven

Live Without Fear

START Contractual Nurse

POSITION: Contract Forensic Nurse Examiner
PROGRAM: START — Safe Therapeutic Assault Response Team

Do you have a passion for ending domestic and sexual violence? Do you want to make a difference in your community? Join HAVEN’s team of professionals whose mission is to eliminate domestic violence and sexual assault through prevention and treatment services across Oakland County, Michigan, and surrounding communities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Registered nurse (RN) in the State of Michigan; minimum 3 years experience in nursing; attended a training course as a sexual assault nurse examiner/forensic nurse examiner; experience with sexual assault survivors is preferred; must be able to respond to pages and travel within 60 minutes to Royal Oak program site or Oakland County hospitals; able to work a flexible schedule is required, including evenings, weekends and holidays; and able to demonstrate a sincere, caring and nonjudgmental attitude toward others. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We are looking for contract forensic nurses to respond to sexual assault survivors, 13 years of age and older, at our HAVEN START Program. Responsibilities include gathering history; providing a medical forensic examination; photographing injuries; collecting forensic evidence; performing a detailed genitalia examination utilizing a colposcope; dispensing medication; recommending appropriate referrals and follow-up treatment; maintaining equipment and supplies in exam room after use; attending monthly quality assurance meetings, unless there is a conflict with the primary place of employment; providing witness testimony as needed.


HOURS:
  • Two 14-hour on-call evenings/month, Monday–Friday
  • One 24-hour on-call schedule/month
  • One 24-hour on-call holiday/year
  • For more information, contact Diane Zalecki at 248-546-2662

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