Hospital Attendant - 18S / 18N

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Sep 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Hospital Attendant - 18S / 18N-1702607

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Position Summary


At Stony Brook Medicine, Hospital Attendants are valuable members of our team, who attend to the daily living and personal hygiene needs of patients in order to make patients more comfortable. They may also devote considerable time to housekeeping and cleaning tasks related to patient care and to the transporting of patients.


Qualified candidates should demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and time management skills. They should have attention to detail and be able to work with all levels of the organization.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Track unit equipment inventory: Assure preventive maintenance dates are current on unit par level patient care equipment. Coordinate repairs and inspection of equipment with BME. Return process for equipment and supplies.
  • Ensure Product Inventory: Purchase necessary in-stores items for the assigned unit by placing requisitions utilizing the Lawson system. Tracking of requisitions to ensure items are received. Return of unnecessary or surplus supplies.
  • Maintenance of Nursing Unit and Environment: Maintain clean and soiled utility areas. Ensure Personal Protection Equipment is readily available in all patient care areas. Assure compliance to hospital environmental process and standard as well as regulatory and accreditation agency standards for physical environment. Conduct environmental rounds, assess environmental problems, and contact appropriate service to resolve problems. Monitor completion of improvement. Coordinate with Maintenance Services for unit repairs as required. Ensure safe environment.
  • Other Duties: Obtain bulk list and order bulk supplies via the Lawson system, Order supplies from Central Sterile and Exchange Cart as requested by the nursing staff, Verbalize role during an emergency situation on the unit, in an emergency situation may be assigned temporary duties as needed, Assist in patient transport and patient room turnover, as a vital part of throughput, answer telephone calls and intercom pages, receive and transmit messages promptly and accurately.

Qualifications


Required Qualifications: Ability to perform medium to heavy physical labor.


Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience working in a hospital setting and/or in the hospital industry. Previous inventory distribution and inventory control experience. Possess excellent interpersonal skills, time management skills, have attention to detail and be able to work with all levels of the organization. One year experience in a hospital setting and experience with patient transport, hospital equipment, hospital supplies, Lawson and Capacity Management.

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. 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.

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.


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 info@goer.ny.gov.


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.


IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AThttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: Hospital Attendant 1
Job Field: Other
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Surgical ICU / Surgical Progressive Care - 18S/18N-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Evening Shift 3:00 PM - 11:30 PMSurgical ICU / Surgical Progressive Care - 18S/18N-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Sep 7, 2017
Posting End Date: Sep 21, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG5

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