T & R Center Licensed Practical Nurse - L & D - 1903350
P osition Summary
At Stony Brook Medicine, the T & R Center Licensed Practical Nurses in our Labor & Delivery perform 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 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 Labor & Delivery may include the following but are not limited to:
Under the direction of the registered nurse, performs delegated patient care activities.
Takes vital signs and identifies changes in patient condition manifested by patient and reports such changes to the Physician or Registered Nurse. Reports/ documents appropriate care information.
Attends to patients daily living, hygienic and simple human needs.
Assists the registered nurse with the preoperative preparation of the patient for assigned surgical procedures, including prepping and positioning of the patient.
Assembles equipment, supplies, sutures, and instruments for assigned surgical procedure.
Assists in cleaning, restocking and reconfiguring the operating room between procedures and at the completion of the case.
Assists in restocking storage and equipment supply areas.
Attends inservice programs and completes annual mandates
Communicates instrumentation needs to CSS.
Assists in the preparation of equipment for special procedures.
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 Qualifications: Must possess or be eligible to obtain a license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State.
*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: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
40 hour work week
(2) 12 hour shifts 0700-1930
(2) 8 hour shifts 1100-1930
per work week
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 email@example.com .
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.
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Official Job Title: T & R Center Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Field: Labor and Delivery
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Labor and Delivery-Stony Brook University Hospital
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