Forensic Nurse Examiner (RN) Center of Hope

Job Ref
Nursing & Patient Support
Job Family
Registered Nurse
Center of Hope
Community Hospital East

1500 North Ritter Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46219
United States

Shift varies from
3:00pm- 3:30am

Job Location

The Forensic Nurse Examiner (FNE) - Registered Nurse (RN) - Center of Hope position is located in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Job Duties


- The Forensic Nurse Examiner (FNE) demonstrates performance consistent with professional forensic nursing standards of practice, care, and performance, the Nurse Practice Act and the mission and goals of the organization.


- Provides forensic examinations and nursing services for victims of violence.


- Is responsible for collecting and preserving forensic specimens while maintaining the chain of custody.


- Works collaboratively to meet the acute needs of primary and secondary forensic patients by making appropriate patient referrals through identification and coordination of services throughout the Community Health Network and with a variety of external partners.





Minimum 1 year recent acute care clinical experience as a registered nurse required.  Forensic Nurse Examiner experience preferred.





Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing or three years related professional nursing experience. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred.  Successful completion of a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner course (approved by International Association of Forensic Nurses) and certification within 2 years from date of hire.





Current Indiana licensure as a Registered Nurse




Able to work with peers in a team situation
Oral communication skills to discuss patient care needs
Written communication skills as necessary for documentation
Computer skills for documentation and work related purposes
Demonstrates a learning attitude toward solving problems
Demonstrates ability to respectfully address interpersonal conflicts
Takes initiative to help others
Demonstrates accountability for own actions
Demonstrates openness to change and new learning
Demonstrates customer service skills to provide exceptional patient and family experience 


Additional Information


Will work at all sites, Community East, North and South


Forensic Nurse Examiner, FNE, Registered Nurse, RN, nursing

Ranked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana's leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them – in hospitals, health pavilions and doctor's offices, as well as workplaces, schools and homes. Exceptional care, simply delivered.

Community is a non-profit health system that is deeply committed to the communities we serve with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana. Guided by our PRIIDE Values – Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovation, Dedication and Excellence – our team of caregivers is committed to providing an exceptional experience with every life we touch


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