Telehealth Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Adult/Adolescents Consultant

  • Full Time
  • Posted 19 hours ago

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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The TeleSANE consultant will aid spoke site providers in providing timely, non-judgmental, trauma-informed care to the sexual assault victims.  The guidance by the TeleSANE will include a forensic exam, prophylaxis for pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, photographic documentation, referrals for appropriate medical and psychological follow-up, support, post consult follow up calls, and participation in legal proceedings.  The TeleSANE is expected to follow protocols established by the Program Director and/or management of the Digital Health Sexual Assault Assessment Program. The TeleSANE may participate in providing spoke site educational opportunities related to sexual assault care topics.

The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority.  For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept.  UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.  


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary offered commensurate with experience.


  • Aid spoke site nurse in recognizing injuries that need further medical attention related to sexual assault.
  • Aid in coordination of care such as local advocacy needs and resources that can assist the sexual assault victim
  • Provide guidance to spoke site provider on SANE documentation
  • Provide guidance on how to perform a complete physical and forensic evidence collection examination including Head-to-Toe assessment for trauma, detailed genital examination, forensic specimen collection and documentation, including photography, and assess for mandatory reporting status, reporting when appropriate.
  • Provide guidance to the spoke site provider on how to document detailed injuries accurately with support of photographic evidence.
  • Aid in guidance on how to maintain chain of custody for each sexual assault exam and adhere to evidence protocols
  • Maintain professional standards that do not create conflict of interests with employment or patient care, including patient and medical record confidentiality
  • Provide guidance on appropriate prophylactic medications per program protocols
  • Provide testimony as fact witness to any/all cases related to guidance that was provided to a spoke site in the care of a sexual assault victim.
  • Complete the initial and on-going educational requirements as identified by the TeleSANE Program
  • Debrief as needed to maintain emotional and physical wellness as advised by TeleSANE program
  • Maintain open communication with TeleSANE Program director and core team on regular basis.
  • Share individual expertise with the other members of TeleSANE when requested
  • Maintain competency by maintaining active performance of cases with no lapse of greater than six months
  • Participate in quality assurance chart and photograph review process as determined by the TeleSANE program
  • Adhere to all administrative, clinical, and employment policies and procedures on file with the Digital Health Sexual Assault Assessment Program.
  • Apply for SANE-A testing within 18 months from hire date if not nationally certified prior to hire date with the International Association of Forensic Nursing.
  • Maintain SANE-A credentials once awarded
  • Have completed an approved 40 hour Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner didactic
  • Commit to cover minimum number of shifts, holiday coverage, and other scheduling requirements as determined by the Digital Health Sexual Assault Assessment Program.

  • Participate in professional development as determined by the Digital Health Sexual Assault Assessment Program, including staff meetings, conferences, and in-services.
  • Attend Webinars as scheduled by program director related to TeleSANE


    Minimum Qualifications:

    Associates of Nursing

    evidence collection, prophylaxis treatment for STI, therapeutic communications. Completed 40 hours Sexual Assault Nurse Examination didactic
    Two years as a registered nurse and with two years’ experience caring for victims of sexual assault.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Licenses, certificates, or registration Sexual Assault Nursing Examiner

    Registered Nurse or an advanced practiced nurse practitioner

    This is a safety-sensitive position and subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 – 25 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Frequently
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None

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