As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
We are currently seeking a Forensic Nurse to join the Emergency Department at the Nemours/ AI DuPont Hospital for Children. This position with full time, 72 hours every two weeks, mid shift with rotation, every 3rd weekend with holiday ( Holiday is 1 winter (eve and day), 1 summer) and call requirement (Call requirement is 8 hours of call per week.)
The Nemours AI duPont Hospital for Children Forensic Nursing Team since establishment in 2012 is a rapidly growing team, which sees approximately 600 patients per year. We are seeking a full time Registered Nurse to join our highly skilled and motivated team. The position provides direct patient care relative to management in an emergency department setting. The Forensic Nurse Examiner is responsible for providing comprehensive care for patients who may have experienced abuse or violence (i.e. sexual abuse/assault, physical abuse/assault.)
The FNE considers the medical, social and psychological needs of their patients, as well as their potential forensic and legal needs and outcomes.
The FNE uses the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation and evaluation) to develop an individualized plan of care for each patient and sees that it is implements to achieve the best outcomes for each patient.
Consult in an interdisciplinary manner on assigned patients
Documents clinical encounters clearly and precisely
Acts as educator and clinical resource for staff through consultation
Participate in ongoing case reviews and process improvement
Active Delaware (or compact state) Registered Nurse Licensure required
Active Delaware Advanced Practice Nurse Licensure required (IF APN Candidate)
Current AHA Healthcare Provider (HCP) Certification required
At least 6 months of prior experience
Forensic Nurse Examiner Certification
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.