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Long Island State Veterans Home/Stony Brook University Nursing Assistant (Certified) in Stony Brook, New York

Position Summary

At the Long Island State Veterans Home, our Certified Nursing Assistants are valuable members of our team, who provide high quality and compassionate care to our residents, with the highest degree of integrity and respect. Under the supervision of a RN/LPN, Certified Nursing Assistants have frequent interactions with the residents for the purpose of providing activities of daily living.

Qualified candidates must demonstrate excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, knowledge and understanding of resident care and effectively respond to the needs of our residents by making decisions based on ethical principles and by adhering to our Mission, Vision and Values.

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. The days off (pass days) for this position are:

Week 1 =

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Description of duties of a Certified Nursing Assistant include but are not limited to:

Attend to daily living activities, personal, hygienic, and simple human needs in order to maintain in the clinical facility an atmosphere conducive to treatment and comfortable for residents in care.

As directed by professional staff, moves, positions, lifts and transports residnets in care using a variety of lifts and other aids in order to make them more comfortable, to prepare them for treatment and to deliver them to appropriate treatment facilities.

Talk and listen to residents in care and respond by encouraging them to cooperate and participate in treatment activities in order to help them achieve attitudes conducive to treatment and rehabilitation.

Transport resident and supplies on occasion.

Maintain residents in-care rights, dignity, and confidentiality.

On occasion and in conjunction with providing care, may perform a variety of housekeeping and cleaning duties as related to direct care in order to assure that the clinical facility is clean, sanitary, orderly, and properly supplied.

Participate in required quarterly in-service education to maintain certification and meet all necessary requirements to be re-certified every two years.

Required Qualifications:

NYS Nurse Aide Certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

One year of healthcare experience. One year of long term care experience.Excellent computer skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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:Nursing Assistant (Certified)
Job Field:Nursing
Primary Location:US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area:Nursing-Long Island State Veterans Home
Schedule:Part-timeShift:Day ShiftShift Hours:7:00a-3:30pPass Days:Every Other Weekend
Posting Start Date:Apr 7, 2021
Posting End Date:Ongoing
Salary:As per Civil Service guidelines
Salary Grade:SG8


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


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