T & R I/II - Registered Nurse - NICU

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T & R I/II - Registered Nurse - NICU-1802839

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. Incumbents provide care supportive to and restorative of health and well-being, while adhering to a medical regimen.

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Stony Brook (NICU) is a 40-bed regional perinatal center whose highly trained and dedicated staff delivers care for premature and sick infants using modern technology with a nurturing touch.

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
  • Administer medications
  • 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:

    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


    Teaching and Research Nurse 1 (Registered Nurse 1)

    Required Qualifications: Possession of or eligibility for a license to practice as a registered nurse in New York State.

    Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. NRP Certification. Two years previous NICU experience.

    Teaching and Research Nurse 2 (Registered Nurse 2)

    Required Qualifications: Possession of or eligibility for a license to practice as a registered nurse in New York State.

    Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and at least one year of previous hospital acute care experience.* Two years previous NICU experience.

    Promotion: One year of permanent competitive service as a Teaching and Research Center Nurse 1, Grade 14.

    *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.

    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.

    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.

    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 [email protected].

    Official Job Title: T & R Center Nurse I/II
    Job Field: NICU
    Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
    Department/Hiring Area: NICU-Stony Brook University Hospital
    Schedule: Full-time Night Shift 7pm -0730amNICU-Stony Brook University Hospital
    Posting Start Date: Sep 13, 2018
    Posting End Date: Sep 27, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
    Salary: Commensurate with experience
    Salary Grade: SG16





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    Posted: 9/14/2018
    Application Due: 9/28/2018
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