RN, Registered Nurse, Forensics – Emergency Department

Mount Carmel Health

Employment Type: Full time Shift: 12 Hour Night Shift Description: At Mount Carmel, we’re committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of our patients and communities. Our colleagues – people like you – share our passion for always going above and beyond to provide the highest standards of care. Our professional nurses are truly the heart and soul of Mount Carmel. It is their resilience, humility and determination that drive positive patient outcomes. To support you, Mount Carmel provides continuous opportunities for personal balance, professional opportunity and clinical growth. Our culture of shared governance and collaboration creates an environment that puts the focus on what’s truly important – our patients and the communities we serve.
The Forensic Registered Nurse, within the scope of the Ohio Nurse Practice Act, will provide care in an atmosphere sensitive to each person’s physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs. The Forensic RN functioning in the spirit of teamwork is accountable for the delivery of patient care utilizing the Nursing Process within the standards, policies, procedures and guidelines of Mount Carmel Health System.
Creates a caring and healing environment that keeps the patient and family at the center of care
Follows policies, procedures, and protocols for the program including signing a contract to provide Forensic Nurse commitment
Completes detailed history of the forensic assault and assessment of injuries
Conducts and documents a forensic examination
Collaborates with the ED physician, social worker, advocates, ED nurse and law enforcement of the jurisdiction of the assault
Provides appropriate community referral for the patient that has experienced intentional violence according to the needs of the patient
Follow-up with patient after discharge to assure the needs of the patient have been met and if additional referrals are needed for ongoing medical/psychological care
Testifies in court as summoned
Graduate from school of nursing
Successful completion of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training and additional didactic and clinical hours related to the domestic and other intentional violence related to the medico- legal examination.
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio
Effective Communication Skills
At Mount Carmel, we invest in your success. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues to advance patient-centered care every day. Join us in our mission to transform the lives of those we serve.
Mount Carmel and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

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