T & R Center Licensed Practical Nurse - Human Milk and Formula Preparation Technician - - 2000337
At Stony Brook Medicine, the T & R Center Licensed Practical Nurses in our 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 may include the following but are not limited to:
Under the direction of the registered nurse, performs delegated activities.
Performs a variety of tasks that relate to the preparation and delivery of human milk and infant/pediatric specialty formulas including the transfer of information concerning patient diet orders.
Technicians must adhere to all food safety and sanitation regulations and standards established by the regulating agencies and health care facility for administration of feedings.
Technician is responsible for the safe and effective operation of equipment needed to prepare infant and pediatric feedings and maintain sanitation in the preparation room.
Attends to patients daily living, hygienic and simple human needs.
Assembles equipment, supplies.
Assists in cleaning , restocking storage and equipment supply areas.
Attends inservice programs and completes annual mandates
Communicates instrumentation needs to coordinator.
Assists in the preparation of special formula; fortification of milk including human milk.
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.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous hospital acute care 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.
Proficiency in math skills, Basic computer operation, 2 years of prior pediatric and or neonatal intensive care experience
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.
This position will remain posted until filled or for 90 days max.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.
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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: Lactation Support Program-Stony Brook University Hospital
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