At Stony Brook Medicine, The Transport Nurse provides individualized direct patient care utilizing the skills and knowledge relevant to the care of such patients. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to safely transport ICU/ICR level patients throughout the hospital in addition to responding and supporting the nursing staff at the unit level during Rapid Responses and Code Blues. The T&R Nurse II provides supervision to ancillary personnel assisting with the delivery of patient care. This position functions as a the expert resource for direct care T&R II and supports staffing levels through safe transport of patients.. The position is identified according to the nursing levels of practice as functioning at Level B according to established criteria.
Duties of a Transport Nurse may include the following but are not limited to:
Assess the patient's condition and nursing needs; coordinate nursing care activities with other health disciplines involved in the treatment effort to relate and integrate the nursing regimen with the treatment plan for patients
Develop a written individualized care plan which includes teaching needs and discharge planning
Administer direct care when professional nursing skills and judgment are needed
Practice infection control and participate in the maintenance of a clean and safe environment
Assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery of nursing care to all assigned patients. Communicates changes in patient's condition andquestions regarding patient care to Charge RN/Clinician
Develops and maintains current written plan of care for assigned patients. Sets priorities to meet the patient's needs. Sets patient goals and priorities with the patient and/or family
Provides documented evidence in the medical record of patient/family teaching and their responses and understanding of the teaching. Ensures that patient education and instructions are consistent with that of the physician or designee
Communicates and works effectively with other staff and other departments
Participates in unit or hospital based quality assurance activities or committees to contribute to the advancement of the nursing profession at Stony Brook University Hospital
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
Teaching and Research Nurse 2 (Registered Nurse 2)
Required Qualifications: Possession of or eligibility for a license to practice as a registered nurse in New York State and one year of post-licensure acute care* nursing experience. A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing may be substituted for one year of the experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and at least four years post licensure acute care* experience in nursing. Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification. ANCC certification in area of specialty. 3 years critical care experience
Promotion: One year of permanent competitive service as a Teaching and Research Center Nurse 1, Grade 14 .
*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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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Official Job Title: T & R Center Nurse II
Job Field: Nursing
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: RN Transport/RRT-Stony Brook University Hospital
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