Texas Forensic Nurse Examiners
Center of Forensic Excellence
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Contact: TXFNE

Email: khara@hcfne.com


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We are currently only accepting application for Full-Time employees at this time, no Part-Time or PRN positions are available.    Email your cover letter and CV to    khara@hcfne.com

We are currently only accepting application for Full-Time employees at this time, no Part-Time or PRN positions are available.

Email your cover letter and CV to khara@hcfne.com

 

Join Our Forensic Team 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Be a Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Texas

  • Have a minimum of 12 months of work experience in an emergency department or other critical care environment 

  • Complete 40 hours of didactic (classroom) training as specified by IAFN standards 

  • Complete clinical rotations and training per TXFNE guidelines and IAFN standards 

  • Have a valid driver's license

  • Be eligible to work in the United States 

  • Be willing to complete SANE-A and SANE-P certification within 2 years and CITI training as needed 

  • Be able to lift materials weighing up to 20 pounds 

  • Be able to type 40 words per minute 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a schedule of on-call and/or on-site shifts, including overnight, weekend, and holiday shifts 

  • Respond to TXFNE's designated hospitals or any other TXFNE location within ninety minutes (90) of being contacted for a patient exam 

  • Perform medical forensic exams on victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, elder abuse and other abuse or violence trauma, including: 

    • Head-to-toe medical assessment for trauma 

    • Detailed genital/anal examination 

    • Forensic specimen collection and supportive documentation 

    • Photo documentation of bodily and genital-anal injuries with competent documentation 

  • Administer prophylactic medications and emergency contraception per TXFNE policy 

  • Assess for mandatory reporting status and report when appropriate 

  • Maintain a chain of custody and adhere to evidence guidelines 

  • Ensure patient/medical record confidentiality at all time (HIPPA) 

  • Maintain professional standards that do not care create conflict of interests with employment or patient care

  • Testify as fact and expert witness to any/all cases performed while employed with TXFNE, even if the employee is no longer employed with TXFNE (without compensation from TXFNE) 

  • Attend monthly peer reviews, staff meetings and quarterly self-care activities 

 
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