Graduate of a school of nursing.
A minimum of two years clinical experience with at least one year pediatric experience, or FNE Coordinator/Administrative approval is required.
A minimum of two years critical care clinical experience (ER, Labor & Delivery or ICU) experience, or FNE Manaqger / Administrative approval required.
1. Must have a current license to practice professional nursing as an RN.
2. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required.
3.Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required.
4.Office of the Attorney General of the State of Texas CA-CP SANE Currency of Practice certification required within 6 months of hire.
5.International Association of Forensic Nurses SANE-A Certification encouraged.
6. International Association of Forensic Nurses SANE- P Certification encouraged.
7.American College of Forensic Examiners International CFN Certification encouraged.
8.TNCC and ENPC encouraged.
The FNE must demonstrate the following skills:
Ability to work independently
In depth knowledge of the nursing process
Specialized knowledge of pathophysiology and clinical therapeutics related to sexual abuse/assault patients and child abuse/neglect patients
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the impact of child abuse/assault/neglect on the psychosocial and developmental needs of patients and families
Working knowledge of group dynamics
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Basic computer skills
Ability to perform basic and advanced skills and utilize equipment required for specialty area assigned as outlined on the skills checklists
E. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Works in a temperature controlled, smoke free environment. May be required to walk and stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to adapt to constantly changing workloads and frequent interruptions.
May encounter blood and body fluids and exposure to communicable and/or infectious disease.
Must successfully complete the pre-employment/post job offer health screening examination and the annual screening, each year thereafter, as an associate.
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