T & R II Registered Nurse - Emergency Department - 2002146
At Stony Brook Medicine, our Registered Nurses are critical members of the team who diagnose and treat responses to actual or potential health problems by means of nursing methods and techniques such as case finding, health teaching and counseling. Our valued team members provide care supportive to our patients' health and well-being, while adhering to a medical regimen.
Emergency Nurses treat patients in emergency situations where they're experiencing trauma or injury. These nurses quickly recognize life-threatening problems and are trained to help solve them on the spot.
Duties of a Registered 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
Required Open Competitive Qualifications: Must possess or be eligible 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.
*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.
Required Promotional Qualifications: Have one year of permanent competitive service as a Teaching and Research Center Nurse 1, Grade 14.
Special Notes : Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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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Official Job Title: T & R Center Nurse II
Job Field: Emergency
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Emergency Department-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Night Shift Shift Hours: 7p-730a Pass Days: Every Other Weekend, Variable
Posting Start Date: Sep 5, 2020
Posting End Date: Ongoing
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG16
Internal Number: 2002146
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