Strength Through Diversity
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Roles & Responsibilities:
- Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks.
- Conducts comprehensive medical and forensic examinations to sexual assault patients in the LS, RH, or BI Emergency Department.
- Demonstrates knowledge and skill in use of specific forensic technology (i.e. colposcope, photography, etc.)
- Demonstrates knowledge of child protection, sexual assault and domestic violence protocols.
- Provides court testimony as provider and expert witness when appropriate.
- Maintains appropriate patient care documentation as defined by hospital policies and procedures.
- Advocates for patients and families by interpreting their needs to, and eliciting cooperation from, other disciplines and community agencies.
- Participates in Interdisciplinary supervisory and team meetings.
- Demonstrates ability to make decisions, solve clinical problems and manage resources.
- Demonstrates sensitivity to patient/family cultural background.
- Effectively represents CVTC’s philosophy and policy in the ED and to other departments and community agencies.
- Is able to identify, select, access and make referrals to appropriate resources.
- May supervise SAFE examiners in training.
- Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area.
- Identifies physical, behavioral and emotional characteristics typical for the age group.
- Modifies approaches based on patient age-specific needs and responses to treatment.
- Provides care for patients based on age-specific needs.
- Uses communication techniques that are age appropriate.
- Schedules on call shifts prior to the beginning of each month
- Responds to ED in acceptable time period
- Completes and submits service report within 24 hours
- Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information
- Demonstrates knowledge of fire safety procedures.
- Meets regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements.
- Identifies learning strengths and needs
- Participates in the NYS DOH approved Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner training program
- Maintains expertise with advanced training seminars
- Understands and adheres to professional Code of Ethics
- Is able to apply the necessary knowledge and skills in the performance of job requirements.
- May participate in appropriate research staff development and community liaison activities.
- Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients, families, significant others and members of the hospital staff and community.
- Anticipates, identifies and alerts SAFE medical director of developing problems with cases and in systems.
- Utilizes supervisory suggestions and criticism in an objective manner.
- Demonstrates ability to work as a team member with rape crisis advocate, auxiliary staff and others relevant to the patient and the provision of good care.
- Functions in a consultative and educative capacity with all pertinent individuals or agencies who/which might impact on patient and families.
- Translates diagnostic and treatment concepts into clear, concise, and useful written records.
· MD, NP, RN or PA from an accredited educational institution required.
· Completion of at least 40 hours of S.A.F.E. training from a NYS DOH approved curriculum required.
· NYS license required
· At least 1 year of clinical practice in respective profession
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.