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RN Forensics

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Killeen
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Join BSWH McLane Children's Hospital as a Registered Nurse in Forensics and be part of something better! The #1 city in the nation for Nursing opportunities and advancement! Population: Children and Adult Schedule: Full-Time, Days, 7A-7P Forensic Medicine teams across Texas The Forensic Medicine department at Baylor Scott & White Health includes the Sexual Assault and Violence Response Team and the Child Protection Team. Together, they provide compassionate, sensitive, timely care for victims of violent crimes, child abuse and neglect. Unique to Central Texas, - Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple -and - Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's Medical Center - Temple -staff serve individuals in an eight-county area, including Bell, McLennan, Falls, Milam, Coryell, Lampasas, Burnet and Williamson. Our forensic medicine teams are available at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple and Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Forensic nurse The forensic nurse is available 24 hours a day for consultation. The nurse works closely with: Emergency department staff Law enforcement agencies Department of Family and Protective Services (CPS/APS) Local advocacy agencies Pediatrician with experience in the evaluation of child physical abuse and neglect Pediatric and adolescent gynecologist with experience in the evaluation of sexual abuse Adult and pediatric radiology staff Pediatric surgeons Trauma specialists Orthopedics Ophthalmologist Social work team Child life specialists Psychiatry department Criminal justice system Both teams work together with advocates, law enforcement, legal professionals and the district attorney's office to aid the investigation. "The forensic nurse has the opportunity to provide compassionate, comprehensive care to a patient on possibly the worst day of their life. Our team works closely to coordinate trauma & violence-centered care while providing follow up through our social workers and medical directors. When consulted, you are treated as a subject matter expert and your knowledge & experience is a vital part of ensuring the health and safety of this vulnerable population. The forensic nurse gets to be an active part of making the community a safer place." -Manager of Forensics Baylor Scott & White Health Registered Nurses Enjoy Competitive pay including an RN Bonus Program rewarding nurses for providing exceptional care and improving patient outcomes. Attractive Relocation Assistance for full-time candidates. Excellent benefits including a generous 401(k) program with company match, vacation and paid time off (PTO), tuition assistance, immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits and wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy. - (Note: benefits may vary based on position type and/or level). A strong shared governance model featuring unit-based councils that empower nurses and improve patient outcomes. Access to more than 4,000 hours of online -continuing education for professional development. A strong system Nurse Practice Council that uses autonomy, authority and accountability in collaboration with transformational nursing leadership to drive nursing practice throughout Baylor Scott & White Health. A spirit of inquiry and innovation that promotes Evidence-based practice, research and innovations in nursing practice. A healthy work environment and culture of safety using inter-professional collaboration and professional competencies to meet the needs of patients to provide safe passage and quality outcomes at every encounter. Why Baylor Scott & White Health At Baylor Scott & White Health, we empower each other to create healthier communities and deliver safe and high-quality care across the -state of Texas. With more than - 52 hospitals, 800 access points, a -quality -health plan and an -award-winning -research institute , you'll enjoy endless opportunities to make your mark on the future of healthcare. At Baylor Scott and White Health, you'll be joining a team that's committed to better. - Because better never settles. And neither should you. - -As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States, Baylor Scott & White Health has the resources to offer a variety of career opportunities to meet your personal and professional goals. - -The Baylor Scott & White Health nursing team challenges each other to innovate, to constantly raise the bar and to never settle. Every day, our diverse group of team members bring unique talents, a passion for innovation and a deep Commitment to those we serve. ------ - Baylor Scott & White Health is the most awarded system in Texas, and a Certified Great Place to Work! - Consider a career move to BSWH in the Forensic Department and join our exceptional nursing team committed to something better. - About Us At Baylor Scott & White Health, we promote well-being for everyone. It's the largest healthcare system in Texas that encourages healthy living. Our Core Values are: We serve faithfully by doing what's right with a joyful heart. We never settle by constantly striving for better. We are in it together by supporting one another and those we serve. We make an impact by taking initiative and delivering exceptional experience. Benefits Our competitive benefits package empowers you to live well and provides: Eligibility on day 1 for all benefits Dollar-for-dollar 401(k) match, up to 5% Debt-free tuition assistance, offering access to many no-cost and low-cost degrees, certificates and more Immediate access to time off benefits At Baylor Scott & White Health, your well-being is our top priority. Visit to learn about all of our programs that supports mind, body and spirit Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or level Belonging Statement We think everyone should feel welcomed, valued, and supported. Our workforce should mirror the communities we serve. Requirements of the Ideal Candidate Graduate of RN School of Nursing ADN required CA-CP SANE certification preferred Active RN License 2 years of bedside experience within the last 5 years Basic Life Support (BLS) Required Qualifications Grad of an Accredited Program Specialized field of study should be nursing. A current and valid nursing license. Must have BLS certification or get it within 30 days of starting in this role.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Killeen , RN Forensics, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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