T & R III - Nurse Educator

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

T & R III - Nurse Educator-1702903



Position Summary

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 Nurse Educator functions as the unit educator or an educator in a specific department. 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 Educator may include the following but are not limited to::


  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery of nursing care to all assigned patients.
  • Assumes preceptor role in orientation of nursing personnel and students on the unit when needed. Provides written documentation to nursing leadership of achieved competencies by the orientee according to the standards of care for the unit/service.
  • Develops, implements and evaluates unit specific orientation for both experienced and inexperienced nursing staff.
  • Plans in-service programs, conferences and lectures, thereby encouraging the continued development of nursing staff
  • Educates nursing staff (including technical skills and use of equipment) utilizing verbalization and return demonstration to assure successful completion and achievement of competencies.
  • Identifies and documents nursing staff’s learning need’s assessment, learner objectives, and the context of programs, resources, and methods of evaluation used.
  • Provides ongoing instruction of technical skills and equipment in accordance to the hospital policies and procedures to all nursing staff.
  • 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.
  • Coordinates delivery of patient care by all health professionals by actively sharing knowledge and ideas at Discharge Planning Rounds, House Staff Work Rounds and other sessions as appropriate.
  • Attends and participates in Joint Practice Committees with physicians, administrators and nursing related to the clinical area. Represents and clarifies the needs of the nursing staff and the patient population.
  • Working Conditions:

    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

    Qualifications

    Experience: At least two (2) years post-licensure acute care experience in nursing. Two (2) years of experience in area of specialization is preferred.

    Education: Graduation from a National League of Nursing Accredited School of Nursing. Bachelors degree is preferred.

    BCLS certification required. Unit specific specialty certification preferred.

    License: Current license to practice as a registered nurse in New York State.


    BSN preferred. Minimum 2 plus years adult cardiac patient care experience. ACLS/BLS certified preferred. Must be flexible in terms of hours. Days and night shifts a must.


    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.


    This position requires that you complete the Civil Service New York State Examination application (NYS-APP) in addition to your online application. Please complete this application by downloading a copy at http://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf and attaching it to your online application before submitting for this position.


    Physical Demands

    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.
  • Lifting supplies/equipment
  • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching.
  • 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.


    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.


    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.


    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: T & R Center Nurse III
    Job Field: Nurse Educator
    Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
    Department/Hiring Area: CACU-Stony Brook University Hospital
    Schedule: Full-time Variable 8 hour Flex ShiftsCACU-Stony Brook University Hospital
    Posting Start Date: Oct 9, 2017
    Posting End Date: Oct 23, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
    Salary: As per civil service guidelines
    Salary Grade: SG20

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