S.A.N.E. Nurse


March 24, 2023


(This is not a competitive class position.) 


Valerie Naccarato, Interim Director of Probation
733 Broadway, Kingston, NY  12401


S.A.N.E. Nurse / Per Diem




$50.00 / hour / per diem


 Please submit applications to above address.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:   The work involves the responsibility for conducting sexual offense forensic examinations for victims of sexual assault, collecting and preserving forensic evidence, and preparing and reviewing report of findings to the investigating officer. The S.A.N.E. (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) exam may include a medical-forensic exam, prophylaxis for pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, photographic documentation, and referrals for appropriate medical and psychological follow-up, as well as support and participation in legal proceedings. The work is performed under the general supervision of a higher-level employee allowing for wide latitude in making professional judgements as they pertain to nursing care. Supervision is not normally a function of this class. Does related work as required.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Good knowledge of the procedures and equipment used in sexual offense forensic examinations;  good knowledge of community resources available to patients; good knowledge of HIPAA laws and confidentiality;  good knowledge of nursing principles and techniques and their relation to medical and surgical practices and skill in their application; working knowledge of medical material, hospital dietetics, sanitation, and personal hygiene; skill in the application of nursing techniques and practices; ability to collect and preserve forensic evidence and documentation; ability to keep records and make reports; ability to get along well with clients, physicians and others; ability to carry out successfully the therapeutic measures prescribed; ability to deal empathetically with problems of patients.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Current registration, certification, or license, as appropriate to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or Physician in the State of New York; PLUS EITHER:
A.     One (1) year of full-time clinical post-graduate experience in treating sexual assault patients; OR
B.     Possession of current NYSAFE (New York Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner) certification.
Special Requirement for appointment to Ulster County positions: In accordance with Ulster County Legislative Local Law Number 14 of 2007 or by other State and Federal Statutes, candidates for employment to all Ulster County positions must obtain clearance for appointment from the Department of Criminal Justice Services or other mandated Federal and State regulatory authority based upon fingerprinting and a criminal history background check.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, disabled veteran status, or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.