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MUSCP - Registered Nurse - P Sane (PRN)

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Entity: MUSC Physicians
Department: Bu/College Of Medicine
Sub Department: UMA01-019-DPT/Pediatrics
Work type: PRN
Employee Type: MUSCP - Staff
Location: Main Hospital, Charleston, SC
Categories: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, NURSING
Pay scale: MUSCP: Unclassified


Entity/Organization:  MUSC Physicians (MUSCP)

Hours per week:  26
 
Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:  Varies

Pay Basis/FLSA:  Hourly

Job Summary/Purpose

The purpose of this arrangement will be to provide after hours on-call coverage for the Department of Pediatrics/Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics (CAP) as a Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (P-SANE) 

The P-SANE RN provides timely and compassionate care to pediatric and, adolescent  sexual assault victims.  These responsibilities include triage, forensic examination, prophylaxis for pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, photographic documentation, referrals for appropriate medical and psychological follow-up, and support and participation in legal proceedings.  The P-SANE RN works under the direction of the P-SANE Program Coordinator and follows established protocols

 
Minimum Training and Education: 

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and one year related nursing experience. Pediatric experience preferred. Licensure as RN by the South Carolina Board of Nursing.  

 Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Current South Carolina RN License and BLS required.

 
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Physical Requirements: Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required.  Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors.  Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs.  Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces. 
 
JOB DUTIES 

Provide quality, cost-efficient healthcare to all patients as applicable to the assigned clinical setting (e.g. forensic healthcare examinations, treatment and follow-up services).  Completion of documents associated with clinical activities for each patient must occur on a timely basis.  This includes compliance with standards set by the Department of Pediatrics, MUSC, MUHA, UMA, payor and any other regulatory agent or agency monitoring activity. 

 

Required to be available to be on call a minimum of one weeknight per week and one weekend per month.  Attend monthly P-SANE review meeting for which CEU’s are awarded.

 

Prompt phone response to all pages from the MUSC Pediatric Emergency Department (minimum requirement is within 10 minutes of page) and prompt physical response at the Emergency Department to provide clinical services (minimum requirement is within 45 minutes of being paged).

 

Prompt peer review of every case within seven (7) days as arranged by Program Coordinator and CAP Physician.

 

Full participation in orientation as expected: to include didactic and clinical training. Able to meet IAFN criteria and take the certification test within twenty-four (24) months after training has commenced.

 

Provide the  P-SANE Program  Coordinator 4-6 weeks advance notice of her/his primary work schedule so that the  schedule can be established on the 15th of the month prior to the first day of each schedule.

 

Court testimony if required, with prior preparation by the prosecuting attorney and by the CAP team member.

 

 

 
 

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.