Forensic Nurse (PRN)

Austin, TX
Part Time
Forensic Nursing and Advocacy

Forensic Nurse (PRN)

SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES seeks PRN forensic nurses. The Sexual Assault Services department responds 24/7 to people who have recently experienced a sexual assault with medical care, evidence collection, referrals, and case management. These patient centered, trauma informed services are delivered by a team that focuses on robust informed consent and patient autonomy.

About SAFE:

  • SAFE’s mission is our name: Stop Abuse For Everyone. We achieve our mission by acknowledging and responding to the intersection of child abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence.
  • The SAFE Alliance grew out of the courageous work of the Center for Battered Women, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Austin Children’s Shelter, all respected, women-led human service agencies created by volunteers and informed by survivors who needed support, safety and justice.
  • With over 20 programs and 400 staff, we have been serving the Austin community and beyond for over 30 years.
  • The SAFE Alliance strongly encourages members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color; LGBTQ+ identified people; gender-nonconforming people; individuals with disabilities; veterans; and people who speak a language in addition to English.

About this position:

  • We need you to fill the role of Forensic Nurse. This is a mostly nights and weekends PRN position primarily at our clinic in southeast Austin and includes hospitals in Travis, Williamson, Hays, and Burnet Counties. We will pay you $375/exam and $2/hour on call plus mileage.

Key Duties:

  • Provide timely, non-judgmental, compassionate care to patients requesting medical forensic examination after a recent sexual assault.
  • Offer prophylaxis for pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections when indicated.
  • Photo documentation.
  • Offer referrals for appropriate medical, legal, and psychological follow-up.
  • Participate in legal proceedings including trial prep and testimony.


  • Possess a Texas or compact state RN license.
  • Have at least two years' nursing experience.
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner certification with the Texas Office of the Attorney General or the International Association of Forensic Nurses or ability to certify with either.
  • Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.
  • All employees are required to comply with policies regarding COVID-19, which may be subject to change.  COVID vaccines are still highly recommended, and we encourage employees to get vaccinated if they are able.

About our benefits:

  • Full-time employees receive employer paid health insurance, short-term disability, and life insurance.*
  • Optional dental, vision and pet insurance.*
  • 403(b) retirement plan with an employer match, and 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO), 4 Personal Holidays, 7 Paid holidays, and more.*
  • We’ll provide you with an amazing work environment where you’ll get to make a difference every day.

*Benefits are prorated based on date of hire and hours worked. Eligibility is dependent upon FTE, status, etc.

For the most up-to-date and comprehensive list of our job openings, please visit our career page.


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