Stony Brook University T & R Center Licensed Practical Nurse - Emergency Dept. in Stony Brook, New York

T & R Center Licensed Practical Nurse - Emergency Dept.

Description

Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, the T & R Center Licensed Practical Nurses in our Emergency Departmentperform tasks and responsibilities within the framework of case finding, health teaching, health counseling, and the provision of supportive and restorative care under the direction of a Registered Nurse, Licensed Physician, or other licensed health care provider. The T & R Center Licensed Practical Nurses in our Emergency Department observe patients for symptoms and reactions to treatments, treat patients for physical maladies as directed and under close supervision, attend to patients personal needs, and perform a variety of other general duties.

Duties of a T & R Center Licensed Practical Nurse in our Emergency Department may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Observes patients during their stay in the facility, identifies symptoms of maladies and changes in conditions manifested by patients, and reports such symptoms or changes to a Physician or Registered Nurse.

  • Takes temperatures, pulse rates, blood pressures, and respiration rates using thermometers, manometers, stethoscopes, and knowledge of standard procedures in order to provide a Physician or Registered Nurse with data for interpretation.

  • Requests patients to provide and assists patients in collecting urine, stool, and other specimens in order to obtain such samples for analysis.

  • Prepares and maintains charts and other records of patients conditions and treatments administered.

  • Administers medications to patients, including intramuscular and subcutaneous injections and oral and topical medications as prescribed.

  • Manipulates I.V. bottles and tubing in order to change I.V. bottles for patients being treated with I.V. medications.

  • Changes dressing on wounds and other injuries as prescribed. Gives enemas and douches as directed.

  • Attends to patients daily living, personal hygienic, and simple human needs.

  • May perform a variety of duties in order to insure that the facility is clean, sanitary, orderly, and properly supplied.

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. This position is classified by OSHA as Category 1

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:Must possess or be eligible to obtain a license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State.

Preferred Qualifications:Acute care

  • , phlebotomy, EKG, and/or IV experience.

  • Acute careis defined as medical services provided for illnesses that are short-term (usually less than 30 days), intense, and have a relatively severe to very severe course, requiring knowledge and expertise in the vigilant monitoring of subtle changes in the patient’s condition, as well as ability to quickly recognize and identify potential problems and conditions resulting from a previous disease.

Special Notes:Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

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 at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov .

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 Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State 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 best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

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 AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AThttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Field: Emergency

Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook

Official Job Title: T & R Center Licensed Practical Nurse

Department/Hiring Area: Emergency Department

Stony Brook University Hospital

Schedule: Full-time

Pass Days: Evening Shift

Posting Start Date: Jan 10, 2019

Posting End Date: Jan 24, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Salary: As per civil service guidelines

Salary Grade: SG10

Req ID: 1804147