LPN
Stony Brook West Campus/HSC - New York, NY

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Stony Brook University has established itself as one of America's most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and a leader in health education, patient care and research. Listed among the top 1 percent of all universities in the world by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Stony Brook is home to more than 24,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island's premier academic medical center and teaching hospital. With 597 beds, Stony Brook Hospital is the region's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Descriptive Title: LPN
REF#: HS-R-7989-13-06-S

Budget Title: Senior Patient Care Specialist
Research Foundation Support Position

Department: Medicine
RF Line#: R0214000

Grade: N.7
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC*

Salary: $37,374 - $46,559

Required Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. Valid New York State License in Practical Nursing. Four years of full time experience in an ambulatory setting. Experience with taking vital signs, conducting spirometry, EKG and blood drawing.
Preferred Qualifications: Additional experience in ambulatory care setting. One year of experience in a busy Family or Internal Medicine practice. Excellent organizational and communication skills. Familiarity with the WTC Healthcare Program. Phlebotomy certified. Bilingual Spanish.

Brief Description of Duties: The LPN will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Review the medical monitoring questionnaire with patients.
  • Perform electrocardiograms and spirometry, record vital signs (blood pressure, pulse rate, height and weight).
  • Perform patient injections as prescribed by the physician, take note on visit.
  • Screen lab values as assigned, notify attending physician of abnormal values.
  • Prepare patient charts and files as needed.
  • Maintain patient chart flow sheets.
  • Ensure that specimens are collected and delivered in a timely manner.
  • Record results in patient chart and logs.
  • Telephone results to other physicians as instructed.
  • Assist with case care management, patient referrals and medical inventory.
  • Participate in QI/QA projects and maintain unit for JCAHO DOH readiness.

Other Duties: As assigned.

Special Notes: This is a full time position, 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. This position could require a change to 12 hour shifts and/or periodic Saturday shifts. *Reporting site is outpatient site in Garden City however, this position may be required to provide periodic coverage to the Islandia clinical site, position will initially report to Islandia for training purposes. Night and weekend work is required. Travel between clinical sites will be required for this position.

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 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 selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

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