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

Nursing Assistant (Certified) (2002749)

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.

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 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.

Special Notes:
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.


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