T & R III - Registered Nurse Clinician 16 North Medicine/Telemetry - 2001628
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.
The Teaching and Research Nurse III (Clinician) functions as the nurse leader of a unit on a given shift. In addition, this position may provide individualized direct patient care utilizing the skills and knowledge relevant to the care of such patients. This position provides supervision to the T&R Nurse I, T&R Nurse II and ancillary personnel and reports directly to the Nurse Manager.
Duties of a Clinician may include the following but are not limited to:
Assumes Charge RN role on unit. Provides first level supervision to nursing staff. Offers feedback regarding staff performance and initiates disciplinary action if warranted.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery of nursing care to all assigned patients.
Develops the initial nursing assessment and interdisciplinary plan of care within eight hours of admission. Reviews or revises nursing assessment and interdisciplinary plan of care according to changes in patient's condition at a minimum of every 24 hours.
Prepares daily patient care assignments based on the individual patient needs and the capabilities of the nursing staff members as evidenced by their credentials.
Administers medications and treatments to patients according to the specific orders of the responsible physician.
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.
Assumes preceptor role in orientation of nursing personnel and students on the unit. Provides written documentation to nursing leadership of achieved competencies by the orientee according to the standard of care for the unit/service.
Renders direct patient care in selected instances serving as a role model, teacher, or resource person. Demonstrates evidence of advanced, current knowledge and skill in the clinical management of patients within the specialty area.
Monitors the quality of nursing care rendered and the documentation of the nursing process through direct interaction with nursing staff members and their assigned patients and families.
Completes yearly evaluations and competencies of nursing personnel in a timely manner in collaboration with nurse manager.
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.
P ossession of or eligibility for a license to practice as a registered nurse in New York State and two years of post-licensure acute care* clinical nursing experience. A Bachelors Degree in Nursing may be substituted for one year of the experience.
Preferred : Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification. Five y ears Acute Care Experience. Certified Medical Surgical Nursing Certification, or equivalent.
Promotion: Two years of permanent competitive service as a Teaching and Research Center Nurse 2, Grade 16 or one year of permanent competitive service as a Teaching and Research Center Specialty Nurse, Grade 18.
Please be advised this position requires you to complete the Civil Service New York State Examination application (NYS-APP) in addition to your online application.
Once completed please Fax to Nancy Vatalaro at 631 444-2509 or email it to Nancy.firstname.lastname@example.org
We must receive the completed application in order to consider you for this position.
Must be physically capable of safely executing the duties and responsibilities required of the position.
Physical demands may include:
Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking, lifting, positioning, pushing and/or transferring of patients.
Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching.
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 .
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Official Job Title: T & R Center Nurse III
Job Field: Nurse Clinician
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: 16 North Medicine/Telemetry-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Night Shift Shift Hours: 1900-0730 Pass Days: Every Other Weekend
Posting Start Date: Sep 8, 2020
Posting End Date: Sep 23, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG20
Internal Number: 2001628
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