Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.
Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best possible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, teamwork and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple statement, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.
The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner is a specially trained registered nurse who provides timely, compassionate care to patients who report a sexual assault. Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners collect forensic evidence, give prophylactic medication for prevention of sexually transmitted infections, provide individualized referrals for appropriate medical and psychological follow up as well as court room testimony when needed.
A Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner must commit to a minimum of 72 hours of available call duty every 4 weeks for at least one year of service. Call duty can be divided into 12 or 24 hour shifts and must include at least one night shift and one weekend shift (Friday, Saturday or Sunday).
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners are expected to respond to the Emergency Department at TMC-HH within 60 minutes of dispatch, have a flexible schedule with available call time on days, nights, and/or weekends, attend 80% of staff meetings, complete SANE training as well as annual TMC required skills and competencies, have access to email, and reliable phone and transportation.
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners are paid hourly for duties, education, and meetings, as well as a stipend for completed cases.