Long Island State Veterans Home/Stony Brook University Licensed Practical Nurse in Stony Brook, New York
Licensed Practical Nurse (2002748)
At the Long Island State Veterans Home, our Licensed Practical Nurses are critical members of our team who diagnose and treat responses to actual or potential health problems by means of nursing methods and techniques such as case finding, health teaching and counseling. Incumbents provide care supportive to and restorative of health and well-being, while adhering to a medical regimen.
The Long Island State Veterans Home operates on a biweekly payroll system. The work schedules begin on Thursday and end on Wednesday of each week.
Duties of a Licensed Practical Nurse may include the following but are not limited to:
Provides and ensures nursing care to the residents on the nursing unit within the framework of the medical and nursing care plan, the policies of the Department and, under the supervision of a professional nurse.
Monitors the residents closely to identify response to treatments, medication and/or changes in health status. Provides treatments to the residents according to the medical and nursing care plan and consistent with the policies of the Department.
Prepares and dispenses medication to the residents according to the medical plan of care and consistent with the policies of the Department.
Directly assists with the residents activities of daily living, including direct care, observation of status and changes and supervision of non-professional staff.
Documents daily in the residents' progress notes all pertinent data, information and observations, and assists with weekly, monthly and annual documentation descriptive of resident status and care.
Communicates immediately all changes and/or incidents to his/her immediate supervisor and completes required documentation (i.e. incident/accident reports, infection control reports, twenty four hour supervisory report, shift report).
Maintains policies and procedures relevant to medications including management of controlled substances.
Communicates to supervisor, nursing staff and other departments and disciplines all pertinent information and changes impacting resident care.
Listens and responds appropriately to concerns or issues expressed by residents and families.
Ensures and provides direct care to the resident that is consistent with the comprehensive assessment, request of the resident and the goals of the plan of care.
Works closely with other professional and disciplines to ensure timely and coordinated care.
Participates in the Quality Assurance Program of the Department and serves on committees pertinent to the quality of care of the residents.
Participates in the orientation of new employees to the nursing unit and the clinical in-service of non-professional staff.
NYS LPN License.
One year of healthcare experience working with an adult or aging population in a clinical setting. One year of long term care experience. Experience using EMR.
Working conditions mayinvolve exposure to infectious disease, blood, body fluids and/or tissue aswell as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. Maybe exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency andcrisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours and pressure dueto multiple calls and inquiries.
The Long Island StateVeterans Home is a tobacco-free environment. Tobacco products are strictly prohibitedanywhere on our 25-acre campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on thepremises.
Essential Position: This position has been designated as anessential position based on the duties of the job and the functionsperformed. This means that whenthe Long Island State Veterans Home is faced with an emergency, employees insuch positions are required to remain at their work location or to report towork.
The LISVH is a 24/7skilled nursing facility. As such, all positions are subject to changes in passdays and shifts as necessary to meet the operating needs of the facility.
The use of Vacation orPersonal Leave accruals during the first 6 months of employment will not beauthorized unless prior approval has been granted by Human Resources.
The selected candidatemust successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to startdate, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medicalclearance from the Long Island State Veterans Home Employee Health Department,clear a background investigation, submit three (3) written references, andprovide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advisedthat failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in adelayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
The Long Island StateVeterans Home, located on thecampus of Stony Brook University, is a 350-bed skilled nursing facility with a40-slot Adult Day Health Care Program dedicated to the care of honorablydischarged Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, their spouses and GoldStar parents. Join an organization whose people make a difference every day andwhere commitment, compassion, initiative and leadership are recognized andrewarded. We care for America's heroes every day.
Stony Brook Universityis an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to thecreation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protectedveterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.
IF YOU NEED ADISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCESERVICES DEPARTMENT AT OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMANRESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT . IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIMEAWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPONREQUEST BY CALLING. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINEAT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT .
Pursuant to ExecutiveOrder 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted toask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his orher current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time asthe applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.If such information has been requested from you before such time, pleasecontact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at or via email at .
Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.