Required Qualifications: Per Civil Service Standards and Specifications. Licensed and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State and one year of post RN licensure clinical nursing experience. EKG and CPR Experience. 70.1 Transfers are encouraged to apply. 70.1 Transfer Candidates must have been appointed from a Civil Service List and have served permanently in an appropriate title(s) for one year. Transfers must be within two salary grades.
Preferred Qualifications: Three years experience in Student Health or Ambulatory Health Care.
Brief Description of Duties: Conduct health assessments; diagnose and treat an individual's responses to actual, potential, or diagnosed health problems through the provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being; and execute medical regimens prescribed by a licensed health care provider. Nurses also serve on interdisciplinary health care teams and health related committees to plan and implement health care. *Individual refers to the person who is being treated or cared for, and is used in place of patient, client, or other nomenclature specific to an agency.
Nurses 2 supervise nursing care activities, including the preparation, evaluation, and implementation of nursing care plans; instruct nurses and direct care staff to ensure quality individual care; and train and develop staff. They provide consultation on nursing matters to members of the clinical team, treatment team leaders, other disciplines represented on treatment teams, and supervise Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and direct care staff assigned to the teams.
Provide clinical supervision to licensed, paraprofessional, and direct care personnel involved in the care and treatment of individuals assigned to their care on a shift or in a community setting. They supervise nursing care activities; instruct nurses and direct care staff on treatments and procedures; and ensure that individuals receive all necessary care in accordance with the nursing care plan, established protocols, and standards of health care. Nurses 2 do not generally provide administrative supervision, such as setting performance standards or taking disciplinary actions; however, they may assist the administrative supervisor in these tasks. Duties to include the following:
Administers medications to individuals and monitors individuals for reactions or side effects.
Records individuals' medical information and vital signs.
Monitors, records, and reports symptoms or changes in individuals' conditions.
Consults and coordinates with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate individual care plans.
Modifies individual treatment plans as indicated by individuals' responses and conditions.
Monitors all aspects of an individuals care, including diet and physical activity.
Oversees licensed and unlicensed healthcare staff; a Nurse 2 may supervise a unit or units.
Prepares individuals for and assists with examinations or treatments.
Instructs individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention; and develop health improvement programs.
Assesses the needs of individuals, which can include an assessment of the care received, services available, and assessment of the individuals' home or work environments to identify potential health or safety problems.
Refers individuals to specialized health resources or community agencies for assistance.
Provides health care, first aid, immunizations, or assistance in convalescence or rehabilitation.
Conducts laboratory tests.
Implements infection control protocols, advising or consulting with staff about necessary precautions.
Engage in data collection and related activities to support medical research.
Performs, coordinates, directs, and provides nursing care on a facility unit or units, in clinics or infirmaries.
As the nursing representative on a treatment team, provides information on nursing needs to the clinical team, treatment team leaders, and other disciplines; and supervises staff assigned to the team.
May function as a unit supervisor on the evening shift or oversee nursing for an entire small facility on the evening shift.
Prepares daily time and work schedules.
Evaluates work performance of subordinates through observation and checks completed work. Discusses results and methods to improve performance, and prepares or contributes to the preparation of written performance evaluations and other required reports.
Ensures that subordinate staff consider and include the physiological, psychological, social, spiritual, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic needs of recipients in the development and provision of services.
Ensures that inventory standards for medicines, solutions, supplies, and equipment are maintained to meet nursing care needs.
Accounts for the issuance of controlled drugs and narcotics; and inventories such drugs on each shift worked.
Maintains accurate and detailed reports and records.
Assess nursing care needs of recipients and supervise the delivery of nursing services.
Either orally or in writing, provides information to members of a multi-disciplinary team, the Nurse Administrator 1, and/or other appropriate staff regarding nursing issues; the acceptable level of nursing care; and the required number and type of personnel to meet requirements.
Special Notes: These are full-time positions, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. FLSA Nonexempt positions, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Mandatory rehire roster candidates have preference.
Patient Contact: 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 University's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), clear a background investigation, submit (3) written reference, 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: Nurse II
Job Field: Nursing
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Student Health Services-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 9:00 am. to 5:30 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Oct 8, 2019
Posting End Date: Oct 23, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG16
Appointment Type: Permanent
Internal Number: 1903469
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