SART Nurse Examiner/$40k Sign-on Bonus

Salary Range:$44.93 Hourly Onwards

Position Title: SANE/SART Nurse Examiner

Department: SANE/SART

Reports To: SANE/SART Manager

Purpose of Position:

To conduct medical-forensic assessment, examination and documentation (including forensic photography and evidence collection) for adult, adolescent and pediatric patients reporting a history of sexual assault or abuse.

Uphold the organization’s vision, mission, and corporate values.  Demonstrate understanding of and compliance with organization’s policies, procedures, code of conduct and work rules.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs medical-forensic assessment, examination, patient care, and documentation per the SANE/SART Program Policies & Procedures and Medical Standing Orders.
  • Develops a discharge plan of care that addresses the patient’s needs (medical, emotional and safety) and that contains appropriate referrals.
  • Communicates the exam findings to the patient and the SANE/SART Manager. Communicates with law enforcement, OCS, and CAC when appropriate, per program P&Ps.
  • Participates in the SANE On-Call Schedule as needed by the department.
  • Participates in Quarterly SANE Team meetings for case review, quality assurance, quality improvement, and clinical education.
  • Participates in Monthly CAC MDT meetings and SART MDT meetings for case review, quality assurance, quality improvement and clinical education.
  • Provides testimony in court as an expert/fact witness when subpoenaed.
  • Participates in a preceptor ship with a certified SANE-A or SANE-P to achieve clinical competency and qualification to apply for certification as SANE-A, SANE-P.
  • Travels to villages for education/training of clinic staff and community.

Personal Traits:

All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to consistently demonstrate the organization’s values: integrity, cultural sensitivity and respect for traditional values, continual learning and improving, compassion, teamwork, and pride.  Employees are expected to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, accountability, cooperation with and consideration for others.

Required Knowledge:

All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have general knowledge of typical office technologies such as computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, and typical office software.

Job Specific knowledge is listed below:

  • Knowledge of the process of the medical-forensic exam, including forensic photography, evidence collection and documentation
  • Knowledge of the purpose and function of the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) for Adult/Adolescent patients and the Multidisciplinary Team for Pediatric patients.

Required Skills and Abilities:

All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have a broad range of skills and abilities centered around a strong patient focus, efficient performance, and teamwork.   All employees should have patient/customer service skills, interpersonal skills, and good communication skills.   All employees should have the ability to manage their time and organize their work to ensure efficient performance.   In addition, all employees should have the ability to follow policy, procedure, and instructions, actively communicate with their supervisors to ensure understanding and manage their work accordingly.  Finally, all employees should have the ability to understand and manage patient/customer confidentiality.

Job specific skills and abilities are listed below: 

  • Above average interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to provide patient care in a crisis environment involving sensitive interpersonal violence issues, often in the presence of physical and psychological trauma and alcohol or drug use.

Minimum Requirements

Education Degree Program
  Associate’s Degree Nursing
Experience General (Non-supervisory) Supervisory
Amount: 1 year(s)

working as a Registered Nurse

0 (years)
  Must have both general and supervisory experience if indicated.
Credentials Licensure, Certification, etc.
  Alaska RN License, Basic Life Support, (ACLS and PALS preferred)
Training Must have completed the 40 hour Sexual Assault Examiner Training and be willing to work toward and achieve SANE Certification within 2 years.

Physical Requirements:

  • Use hands and arms to operate office or clinical equipment
  • Sit less than half the workday
  • Stand and/or walk more than half the workday
  • Bend, stretch, twist, crouch and/or reach
  • Use hands and arms for repetitive motion tasks
  • Lift or carry unaided 25 to 50 pounds
  • Push or pull using more than moderate force
  • See and hear with normal acuity

Working Conditions:

  • Work is conducted in a standard  clinical environment to include exposure to latex, biohazard or other harmful substances.
  • No travel required