Coordinator - Forensic Services - Manhattan

Position: Coordinator - Forensic Services
Via Christi Hospital
Location: Manhattan, KS

Posted: 5-3-2016

Department: Emergency Department 003

Additional Job Details: FT Day, 40 Hours Weekly. Monday through Friday normal business hours. After hours call for SART required for up to 3 days per week to include a weekend rotation.

Job Summary:
The Coord-Forensic Services performs forensic examinations of individuals who have been sexually assaulted and provides related patient care and referrals.

To learn more or to apply, connect with Via Christi Health (and their parent company Ascension Health) here: Coord-Forensic Services

About Ascension Health
Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Approximately 160,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers serve in 2,000 sites of care – including 137 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities.

If you have questions about the application process or require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application, contact the Ascension Health Ministry Service Center at 855-562-2824 between the hours of 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday.

Rural Victim Advocate (primarily serves Rice County) - Hutchinson

Position: Rural Victim Advocate (primarily serves Rice County) - Hutchinson
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Center
Hutchinson, KS

Posted: 4-28-2016

Responsible to: Executive Director or designee

Position Type: Full-time, non-exempt

The sexual assault and domestic violence advocacy program at the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Center, Inc. (SA/DVC) in Hutchinson, KS seeks qualified applicants for Rural Victim Advocate.  SA/DVC serves Reno, Rice, Kingman, Harper, McPherson and Marion counties. This position will primarily serve Rice County.  This position involves providing direct advocacy services to victims/survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence by providing support and assisting with resources and options regarding safety. This position is a member of the SA/DVC advocacy team, participating in staff meetings, in-service or other training, crisis call response, and shelter meetings as necessary.  This position also works with community members and organizations to provide direct advocacy services, as well as public presentations regarding domestic violence and sexual assault to identify victims and provide or refer them to needed services.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide victim-centered, trauma-informed advocacy services, including court/legal, law enforcement, medical, crisis hotline, safe shelter, child/youth, and others.
  • Provide personal advocacy and supportive peer counseling to victims/survivors.
  • Assist with the facilitation of support groups for victims/survivors.
  • Provide victims/survivors with a safe, supportive, confidential, and respectful environment.
  • Communicate effectively with victims/survivors to understand their needs and identify appropriate resources.
  • Work closely with other members of the SA/DVC team to ensure client needs are met.
  • Participate in a rotating on-call schedule for after business hours crisis response, as needed.
  • Build and maintain relationships with community members, organizations, and others to increase awareness of services and referrals to SA/DVC.
  • Provide public presentations, as needed.
  • Maintain and complete accurate paperwork and statistical data.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED; Ability to work in nonjudgmental way with victims/survivors of violence and treat all people with dignity and respect; Ability to work with minimal supervision; Knowledge of a variety of computer applications; Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills; Demonstrate ability to maintain strict confidentiality; Must live within 20 miles of Hutchinson business office; Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, and reliable transportation.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish and English or experience in working with multi-lingual client base. Prior experience with victims/survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault.

Physical Qualifications:
Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

Benefits: Vacation/Sick Leave; Holiday Leave; Health Insurance; Life Insurance

To Apply:
Complete the employment application, and submit a current resume, cover letter, and professional references to:
SA/DVC Rural Victim Advocate Position
634 SW Harrison
Topeka, KS 66603

SADVC Application Form

Executive Director - Hutchinson

Position: Executive Director
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Center
Hutchinson, KS

Posted: 1-7-2016

Essential Functions

The Executive Director is responsible for supervising and managing the daily operations of the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Center, Inc. (SADVC). This includes a 24-hour domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy program and child visitation and exchange center in Hutchinson, Kansas. SADVC serves Reno, Rice, Kingman, Harper, McPherson and Marion counties. The SADVC operates a 24-hour crisis hotline and shelter facility, provides rural and community outreach, and sexual assault response. The child visitation and exchange center services are a separate program that works closely with the district courts in the area. Management of these programs and services includes supervision of all employees, working with an active Board of Directors, fiscal and grants management and fundraising, as well as developing and maintaining community involvement with the organization. All advocacy services are victim-centered, trauma-informed, and confidential, as required by federal laws. The SADVC is accredited by the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, requiring state-level work. This is a highly responsible position that requires a demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and instill trust in the organization’s programs and services. The successful candidate must demonstrate skills necessary to maintain current services as well as additional programming and services necessary to meet the needs of a growing and diverse community.

Get the complete job description.

To Apply:
Complete the employment application, and submit a current resume, cover letter, writing sample, and professional references to:
ATTN: SADVC Executive Director Search Committee
634 SW Harrison
Topeka, KS 66603

SADVC Application Form


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