MSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P
Tamara Jackson is a Board-Certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner for adults and adolescents. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing. She earned her Master’s degree from Chamberlain University in 2018.
Jackson is an innovative and driven nurse with more than 20 years in the healthcare system and more than 15 years of experience with the emergency department. She is the System SANE-Clinical Programs Coordinator of Amita Health Chicago Metro Region. Jackson helped the organization build and complete policy and procedures, implement, educate, and advocate. She has managed multiple sites within the organization with significant change integration, implementation of SANE Program. She has been involved in the development of policy and procedures, documentation tools, and advanced practice techniques aligning with the state of Illinois Sexual Assault Emergency Treatment Act (SASETA), and promoting the incorporation of forensic photography in the documentation of sexual assault, sexual abuse, child abuse, and strangulation patients.
While assisting with leadership, Jackson worked closely with other senior leadership nurses to ensure a smooth transition. She was instrumental in the organization's Strangulation Policy and procedure. She is leading the system and the community in her clinical practice for the identification of human trafficking, elderly abuse, child abuse, sexual abuse, and assault.