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Long Island State Veterans Home/Stony Brook University Licensed Practical Nurse in Stony Brook, New York

Position Summary:

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.

Required Qualifications:

NYS LPN License.

Preferred Qualifications:

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:

Working conditions may
involve exposure to infectious disease, blood, body fluids and/or tissue as
well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May
be exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and
crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours and pressure due
to multiple calls and inquiries.

Special Notes:

The Long Island State
Veterans Home is a tobacco-free environment. Tobacco products are strictly prohibited
anywhere on our 25-acre campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the
premises.

Essential Position: This position has been designated as an
essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions
performed.This means that when
the Long Island State Veterans Home is faced with an emergency, employees in
such positions are required to remain at their work location or to report to
work.

The LISVH is a 24/7
skilled nursing facility. As such, all positions are subject to changes in pass
days and shifts as necessary to meet the operating needs of the facility.

The use of Vacation or
Personal Leave accruals during the first 6 months of employment will not be
authorized unless prior approval has been granted by Human Resources.

The selected candidate
must successfully clear a background investigation.Prior to start
date,the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical
clearance from the Long Island State Veterans Home Employee Health Department,
clear a background investigation, submit three (3) written references, and
provide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised
that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a
delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The Long Island State
Veterans Home, located on the
campus of Stony Brook University, is a 350-bed skilled nursing facility with a
40-slot Adult Day Health Care Program dedicated to the care of honorably
discharged Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, their spouses and Gold
Star parents. Join an organization whose people make a difference every day and
where commitment, compassion, initiative and leadership are recognized and
rewarded.We care for America's heroes every day.

Stony Brook University
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the
creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected
veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

IF YOU NEED A
DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE
SERVICES DEPARTMENT ATOR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN
RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME
AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON
REQUEST BY CALLING. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE
AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT.

Pursuant to Executive
Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to
ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or
her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as
the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.
If such information has been requested from you before such time, please
contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations ator via email at.

Official Job Title:Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Field:Nursing
Primary Location:US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area:Nursing-Long Island State Veterans Home
Schedule:Part-timeShift:Evening ShiftShift Hours:3:00p-11:30pPass Days:Every Other Weekend
Posting Start Date:Apr 6, 2021
Posting End Date:Ongoing
Salary:Per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade:SG10


Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.


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