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NOVA: Team Lead - Forensic Nurse

Team Lead - Forensic Nurse

NOVA is the comprehensive victim services organization in Bucks County.  With a 48-year history, NOVA has expanded to include a continuum of prevention and direct services to prevent and address the needs of victims of sexual abuse and other serious crimes.

The Bucks County Forensic Nurse Program at NOVA was developed out of a recognized need to create a continuity of forensic nursing care for victims of sexual and interpersonal violence in Bucks County.

The Team Lead is a full-time position for an experienced registered nurse who is dedicated to clinical excellence and is committed to improving the care of sexual assault and interpersonal violence survivors undergoing evidentiary interviews and examinations in Bucks County hospitals. The responsibilities of the Team Lead include supervising and orienting forensic nurses new to NOVA practice, maintaining relationships with the hospitals, collaborating in the design and implementation of skills in-services for the forensic nursing staff, and assisting in day-to-day program support.

The Forensic Nurse program works out of NOVA’s main office in Jamison, Pennsylvania. This full-time role is 37.5 hours/week and local travel throughout Bucks County is frequently required.  This position reports to the Director of Forensic Services.

Required Qualifications:

•             A Bachelor degree in nursing. Masters in nursing, education or public health is a plus.

•             Current RN license in PA or a state that has reciprocity with PA.

•             Compliance with medical immunization policies per each contracted hospital.

•             Active SANE experience.

•             Demonstrated ability to negotiate challenging situations and problem solve.


Excellent Benefits include a competitive salary commensurate with experience, exceptional health and dental coverage, accruing three weeks Paid Time Off your first year plus 11 holidays, a Profit Sharing Pension Plan and 401K after one year and, many more.  NOVA is an AA/EOE.

If you have these qualifications, are energetic and passionate about the mission of NOVA, enjoy a friendly team-oriented environment, we want to hear from you!  Please submit your application with a cover letter telling us why you are the person for this job, your salary requirements, and current resume to  Subject line: Team Lead Forensic Nurse