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St. Croix Valley Sexual Assault Response Team, Inc.
1343 N. Main Street River Falls, WI 54022
12 W. Marshall Street, Suite 204, Rice Lake, WI 54868
info@stcroixvalleysart.org

Join our Nursing Team!

Position: Sexual Assault Forensic Nurse (SANE) Supervising Coordinator

The Sexual Assault Forensic Nurse (SANE) Supervising Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing a trauma-informed and culturally responsive advocacy-driven SANE Program that includes a multidisciplinary, collaborative response centering American Indian survivors of sexual violence. The SANE Program Coordinator also provides specialized and trauma-informed medical care to adult, adolescents, and children who have been impacted by sexual assault, intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder abuse, human trafficking, and non-intentional trauma. As part of the specialized medical care, this position provides timely, thorough, and professional forensic evidence collection, documentation, and preservation of evidence according to professional practice standards and Tracking Our Truth policy and procedures. This position also facilitates appropriate referral and follow-up care attempting to protect the patient from further emotional and/or physical harm.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32-40 hours a week

Salary: $22-$28/Hr based on experience, plus benefits
Work Shift: Days with on call expectations
Designated Office Location: St. Croix Valley SART, Rice Lake and St. Croix Valley SART, Ladysmith

Skills and Abilities:

  • ·Experience in Emergency, Maternal Child Health or Medical/Surgical nursing, preferred.
  • Experience in evaluating, enhancing, and building new programming to better serve patients, preferred.
  • Bachelors in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing, preferred.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Human relation skills with the ability to develop rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships with a variety of patients, staff and physicians.
  • Skilled in maintaining a highly visible role in the community which demands a high level of professionalism, and ability to effectively interface with county- and tribe-specific community leadership regarding program operations and the conditions survivors face.
  • Ability to effectively make critical, independent decisions and function autonomously.
  • Good organization, prioritization and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrates time management skills with an ability to multi-task and prioritize with frequent interruptions.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google tools.
  • Dependable, strong work ethic.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling.
  • Preference will be given to a Native American Applicant

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of SANE services
  • Program Implementation and Coordination
  • Supervision and Support
  • Outreach and Awareness

Job Qualifications – Minimum Required:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing, Bachelors preferred
  • Registered Nurse license issued by State of Wisconsin (current and valid with no restrictions)
  • Previous experience working in victim service field
  • Successful completion of and/or willingness to complete Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner training (SANE-A and SANE-P) within 3 months
  • Successful completion of and/or willingness to complete Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Certification (SANE-A, SANE-P) within 1 year
  • Must be able to respond to exam site within 60 minutes
  • Must be licensed to drive in Wisconsin (current and valid) and have own transportation and vehicle insurance
  • Required to attend culturally specific and anti-oppression training

Interested candidates can submit a resume and cover letter to info@stcroixvalleysart.org by Friday, September 18, 2020 at 11:59 PM

Position: Forensic Nurse Examiner

Train as a Forensic Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner and take care of survivor victims of sexual assault in Pierce, St. Croix, Polk and Barron Counties in Wisconsin. You must be able to respond to one of our care partner hospitals within 60 minutes. And you must be licensed to practice in Wisconsin.

The 40 hour seminar teaches RN’s the key components and skills necessary to provide effective healthcare and services to the adult and adolescent survivor victims of sexual assault. This course provides in-depth knowledge on the role of the SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner),  including forensic evidence collection, documentation and testifying in court. Course material will also focus on the psychological dynamics of sexual assault, including care of both male and female survivor victims. Participants will learn how to collaborate with other key team members, i.e. advocates, crisis counselors, police and district attorneys.

Hours of on call: A minimum of 8 – 8 hour shifts per month including one weekend a month.

Occasional holidays.

Staff meetings: Meet four times per year from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Compensation: $300.00-$350.00/client $4.00/hr on call.

Forensic Nurse Application