Job ID: 290030815  |  Last Updated: 7/21/2021

Registered Nurse (RN) - Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) - Emergency Department (ED) (Casual Status)

Jamestown Regional Medical Center
Jamestown, ND
Applicant Contact
Wendy Bahm
HR Generalist & Benefit Specialist
(701) 952-4813

Job Description


Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) will provide professional, compassionate, and timely collection of forensic evidence for survivors of sexual assault or rape ages 14 and above.


Maintains the standards of nursing care and implements the policies and procedures of the hospital and Clinical Services.
Provide services in a manner that avoids further trauma to all sexual assault survivors in the healthcare environment.
Provides direct patient care for assigned patients of all ages 14 years and above utilizing the nursing process including assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation.
Assesses the patient's condition considering age-specific developmental needs, educational needs of patient and family and discharge planning needs.
Develops a plan of care for the patient and prescribes appropriate nursing interventions to achieve expected patient outcomes.
Evaluates patient outcomes and modifies plan of care as patients needs or condition changes.
Directs and participates in discharge planning and patient and family/significant other education.
Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate person and records those observations accurately and concisely.
Delegates nursing care to other health care members in accordance with the patient's needs and the nursing personnel's capabilities and qualifications.
Administers medications and performs treatments for assigned patients as ordered by the physician.
Identify and understand the necessity of physician consultation when appropriate.
Establishes and maintains effective communications with Community Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) and hospital.
Participates in orientation of new personnel.
Ensures that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner.
Participates in the maintenance of a clean and safe environment.
Participates in staff development programs.
Promote growth and development of similar programs by assisting with education and/or providing consultative services.
Offer support and participate in professional organizations.
Know and understand the necessity of physician consultation when appropriate.
Provide services in a manner that avoids further trauma to all sexual assault survivors in the healthcare environment.
Foster growth and developments of similar programs by assisting with education and /or providing consultative services.
Offer support and participate in professional organizations.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.


1. PREPARATION AND TRAINING A Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) is a Registered Nurse who has been specially trained in the comprehensive care of the sexual assault survivor, demonstrates competency in conducting a forensic examination and collection of evidence, and has the ability to be an expert witness.

2. WORK EXPERIENCE A Registered Nurse (or advanced practice), preferably with two years or more experience in areas of practice that require advanced physical assessment skills, such as emergency, critical care and maternal child health.

3. ANALYTICAL ABILITY A high level of analytical ability is required in a variety of duties in order to gather and interpret complex data and to find solutions to difficult problems.

4. INDEPENDENT JUDGEMENT Independent nursing judgment is often required by the professional RN based on established policies and procedures. Substandard performance in nursing skills or judgment may adversely affect patient care, patient welfare and hospital goodwill.

5. CONTACTS WITH OTHERS Very frequent contact with others. Must demonstrate social sensitivity and the ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner.

6. SUPERVISING THE WORK OF OTHERS May be required to plan, assign work to and check the work of 1 to 5 nursing personnel doing related work on the shift. Supervision is provided to LPNs, Nurse Assistants, and Unit Clerks.

7. RESPONSIBILITY FOR WELFARE OF OTHERS High frequency with which work performed by the staff RN may result in very serious physical or emotional harm to others. It is the responsibility of the professional RN to continuously uphold the highest degree of performance within currently defined and acceptable nursing practice standards.

8. MENTAL/VISUAL EFFORT Must be able to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner. Must demonstrate physical and emotional ability to meet agreed upon work schedule and performance standards required by the position. Required duties are such that concentrated attention must be applied on demand consistent with manual skill requirements in situations that may at times be stressful. Visual acuity necessary for reading charts and working with medical devices; color perception necessary for interpreting testing procedures involving color comparisons.

9. WORKING CONDITIONS OSHA job classification: This position is defined as a Category I in which the employee does have exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Position requires exposure to patients with infectious disease and odor. Must practice aseptic techniques and observe Standard Precautions. Participates in and complies with JRMC Safety Management program. Position is subject to frequent interruptions. Work may be on weekends and holidays; beyond normal working hours and/or temporarily in other positions when necessary.

10. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY EFFORT Frequent standing or walking. Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients and/or equipment. Frequent reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching. Needs finger dexterity when handling medication, specialized equipment and performing nursing assessments.

11. PROMOTION No formal line of promotion.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required to personnel so classified.

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JRMC has made a firm and measurable commitment to excellence. A commitment to excellence positively impacts the bottom line while allowing our organization to live out its mission and values. It is our mission to exceed expectations and be THE difference in the lives of those we serve.
It is our vision to make JRMC the best rural hospital in the country for patients to receive care, employees to work and providers to practice.

Contact JRMC Human Resources
(701) 952-4813
2422 20th Street SW, Jamestown, ND 58401
Monday Friday
8 a.m. 4:30 p.m.

o competitive salary
o immediate benefit package: medical insurance with two plans, life insurance, flex plans, health savings account (HSA), long-term disability
o contributed 401K retirement plan
o paid time off (PTO) including short-term disability
o vision & dental plans
o critical illness & accidental packages
o employee fitness program
o wage increases
o annual service award
o continued education and training
o onsite cafeteria and coffee shop
And a great community in which to live

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