In 1974, Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, MO started the country’s first private sexual assault treatment program serving sexually assaulted patients. Together with the Kansas City Police Department, their crime lab, prosecuting attorney’s from five surrounding counties and the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) advocacy program, Saint Luke’s developed the nation’s first and largest Sexual Assault Response/Resource Team (SARRT). In 1996, the program evolved into a full SANE program and was deployed to three additional hospitals in 2003. By 2006, Saint Luke’s system-wide sexual assault program was one of the first in the country to begin transitioning to a full clinical forensic program applying similar forensic principles of care to trauma, domestic violence, strangulation, child and elderly abuse patients.
We are currently seeking a Bachelors prepared nurse with excellent ED skills and a passion for?caring for patients that have experienced sexual assault and/or other forms of trauma, and who would like to be supported as a clinical expert in an innovative ED bedside leadership role.
The Emergency Department Forensic Float Pool RN supports the ED patient care needs of four metro hospitals which includes Saint Luke’s Hospital, Saint Luke’s East Hospital, Saint Luke’s South Hospital and Saint Luke’s North Hospital. The Emergency Department Forensic Float Pool RN collaborates within the health system with other specialty care areas regarding all aspects of clinical forensic care, and externally with other forensic programs, appropriate pre-hospital, criminal justice and advocacy personnel.
In collaboration with the Clinical Forensic Medical Director, the Emergency Department Forensic Float Pool RN The Emergency Department Forensic Float Pool RN responds during their shift to provide Clinical Forensic Care Services to patients that present disclosing sexual assault at all entity hospitals, provide mentorship to ED staff on conducting Clinical Forensic Care Services for domestic violence, elder abuse/neglect, child abuse/neglect, assault, and strangulation and provides staffing support to the assigned department.
KS and MO State RN License, BLS, ACLS, TNCC,
Two Years’ Experience
SANE-A – Preferred but not required
Saint Luke’s Health System is faith-based, not-for-profit health system with 10 hospitals serving areas in and around the Kansas City, MO metropolitan area and has been bringing medical advances to the world for more than 125 years. Ranked by U.S News & World Report as among "America’s Best" hospitals for heart, heart surgery, urology and gynecology, we deliver award-winning "Saint Luke’s Care" across our entire health system.
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