Forensic Nurse Examiner - N/E:
Carilion Clinic

Carilion Clinic
Christiansburg Virginia

Job Summary

This position is located at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center in Christiansburg, VA.

Supports Carilion’s hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. This position will assume primary accountability for nursing coordination and provision of individualized care for forensic patients of all ages. Will use critical thinking skills to provide quality service through a collaborative approach to patient care. Will provide compassionate, culturally sensitive and comprehensive assessments, evidence collections, chain of custody and documentation of forensic patients of diverse age spans. Collaborates with law enforcement, child and elderly advocacy programs to meet the needs of each individual patient. Provides education to staff and external agencies regarding the responsibilities of the forensic nurse examiner.

Welcome to the next phase of your rewarding nursing career. Welcome to Carilion Clinic, an organization of comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices and other complementary services. Our affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions provide additional opportunities for research and education. Joining us, you can expect supportive leadership, inter-professional teamwork, state-of-the-art technology, extensive training and innovative learning, and advancement potential.


Based in western Virginia, we inspire better health through compassionate care, medical education and research and neighborhood outreach. Note the worthy advantages of supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teams, innovative learning, and advancement potential.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program. Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred.

Experience: 1-3 years practice as a registered nurse, emergency nursing preferred. Exhibits clinical expertise as evidenced by completion of core curriculum in both didactic and clinical forensic nurse program.

Licensure/Certifications/Registration: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated skills in patient assessment. Computer data entry skills preferred. Must provide own transportation.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.



Requisition Number: 20533 
Employment Status: Part Time 
Location: CNRVMC - Carilion New River Valley Medical Center 
Shift: Variable Hours 
Shift Details: Part Time, will do 16 hours of call with FNE team and one 12 hour day shift in the ED
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4036 
Recruiter Email: [email protected] 


As a not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and the communities we serve. 

Our employees strive to provide quality care in serving over 1 million residents in Virginia while living and growing their careers in the country's most livable cities and towns. 

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic is a robust system of small and large award-winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Posting Notes:

Basic Qualifications