Registered Nurse (RN) - Forensic Nurse Examiner
Company: University of Maryland Medical System
Location: Glen Burnie
Posted on: January 14, 2021
What You Will Do:
Forensic Nurse Examiner, Registered Nurse
PRN / Supp / Per Diem
The Right Choice. Right Here.
Join our team of Registered Nurses and provide the highest level of
care. Experience the highest level of appreciation.
At University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, our
registered nurses have earned the highest level of respect as a
critical factor in our success- and that of our patients. As part
of the acclaimed University of Maryland Medical System, our
nationally recognized facility features one of the state's busiest
emergency departments, as well as a team of experts who care for
our community and one another.
As a FNE Registered Nurse at UM BWMC, you'll: provide care to
patients via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the
environment/technology, and other healthcare team members,
according to established standards. Patients served include all age
groups (infant through older adult as identified in Performance
Standards) dependant on FNE level of certification.
UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center is one of Maryland's
designated Forensic Nurse Examiner facilities. We have specially
trained Forensic Nurse Examiners (FNEs) who provide compassionate
and comprehensive care to victims of sexual assault or abuse any
age or gender. We provide confidential services in a safe,
non-judgmental environment at no cost to the victim. Utilizing a
trauma informed approach we are able to re-empower our patients
enabling them to begin their healing process both mentally and
UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center is committed to providing
the best care possible to victims of sexual assault and abuse in
our community. We want people to know they have a place where they
can receive compassionate and expert care that allows for forensic
evidence collection as well as treatment of the physical and mental
injuries. If you, or someone you know, is the victim of sexual
assault or abuse please reach out for emotional support and medical
Services Provided by Forensic Nurse Examiners:
- Forensic Medical Examination - A forensic medical exam is a
specialized exam performed by an FNE to assess and treat patients
with the complaint of sexual assault or abuse.
- Forensic Evidence Collection - Forensic evidence collection
includes photography of injuries, swab collection for possible DNA
evidence or trace evidence.
- Specialized Documentation of Injury - This includes forensic
photography, use of body maps, and detailed description of
- Extensive Patient Education - Information provided before,
during and after the forensic care is provided. This education is
tailored to meet the patient's needs throughout the entire
- Referrals and Follow-up Care - Resources for counseling and
medical care follow-up are provided. To ensure our patient's safety
and welfare we work collaboratively with the Anne Arundel County
Child Advocacy Center and YWCA Rape Crisis Center.Court Testimony -
Our FNEs can provide expert witness testimony in court when
What You Need to Be Successful:
- Graduation from an accredited nursing education program
approved by the Board of Nursing or found by the Board to be
substantially equivalent to the programs in Maryland.
- Currently licensed or currently accepted in an RN FNE-A
(Adolescent/Adult) program in the state of Maryland.If currently
accepted in an RN FNE-A (Adolescent/Adult) program, employee must
receive licensure within first year of employment.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race,
color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran
status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Associated topics: ambulatory, bsn, care, hospice, intensive,
intensive care unit, nurse, psychiatric, recovery, surgery
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