At Stony Brook Medicine, the T&R Center Licensed Practical Nurses provides nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of the registered nurse (RN) or other assigned supervisor and accepts delegation from the RN/assigned supervisor in meeting the needs of the patient/family.
* Collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the RN and/or provider in patient assessment and care planning.
* Participates as a member of the health care team and accepts delegation from the RN/assigned supervisor and provider in meeting needs of the patient/family.
* Delivers care in accordance with the patient care plan, policies and procedures of the organization and principles of relationship-based care.
* Possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and participates on committees or projects.
Duties of a T&R Center Licensed Practical Nurse may include the following but are not limited to:
* Plans and manages patient care according to each patient's needs.
* Interviews patients and records their medical history and physical condition.
* Obtains patient vital signs, including pulse, blood pressure, temperature, and respiration.
* Provides routine care for patients.
* Observes patients' health.
* Reviews medical charts.
* Accompanies patients to their rooms.
* Assists physicians and registered nurses.
* Communicates with patients and their families.
* Performs standard diagnostic procedures including EKG, phlebotomy, venipuncture, PFT, and Doppler.
* Prepares specimens for lab courier.
* Administers medications.
* Provides wound care.
* Prepares and administers injections and/or enemas.
* Assists with patient comfort.
* Monitors catheters.
Observe cardiac monitoring tracing of all patients on the telemetry and/or computerized monitoring system/remote telemetry units
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.
Required: Must possess or be eligible to obtain a license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State.
Preferred: Acute care*, phlebotomy, EKG, and/or IV experience.
*Acute care is 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 : Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all covered personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19." Upon acceptance of a conditional job offer, candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
Posting Overview : This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
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 maybe 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 maybe 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.
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*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination .
Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.
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Job Number: 2103654
Official Job Title: T & R Center Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Field: LPN
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Nursing Office
Schedule: Part-time Shift :Evening Shift Shift Hours: 3p-11:30p/flexible Pass Days: Every Other Weekend, Variable
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