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Licensed Practical Nurse, Outpatient Suite C

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Department: CLINIC SUITE C
Local Title: Licensed Practical Nurse, Outpatient Suite C
Budget Title: Teaching & Research Center Licensed Practical Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Nursing, Clinical, Patient Care, Nursing Support

 

Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

Bargaining Unit:

CSEA

Job Summary:

The Department of Ambulatory Care Services at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse, Outpatient Suite C. The successful candidate will:

  • Under the direction of a registered nurse, physician, or other licensed health care provider, perform nursing care tasks and procedures consistent with individual treatment plans and scope of practice, to maintain health, prevent and cure illness and injury, and alleviate suffering using practical knowledge of health processes and facility procedures. 
  • Assist registered nurses, physicians, or other licensed health care providers in the identification of individuals’ needs and participates in the development of plans to address goals.
  • Administer medications and nursing procedures to individuals as prescribed.
  • Obtain and record individuals’ temperatures, blood pressures, pulse rates, and other vital signs using standard instruments and procedures.
  • Observe, monitor, and record individuals’ symptoms and conditions to obtain and provide information for diagnosis and treatment; identifies responses to medication or changes in health status; and reports such to a registered nurse, physician, or other licensed health care provider.
  • Prepare individuals for or assists with examinations and treatments.
  • Maintain charts and other records of individuals’ conditions and/or administered treatments.
  • Attend to individuals’ personal needs, including activities of daily living and hygiene tasks, such as bathing, dressing, feeding, and grooming.
  • Talk to individuals, listens to their concerns and responses, and encourages them to cooperate and participate in treatment and rehabilitation activities.
  • Educate and counsel individuals and/or families regarding their health, medications, treatment goals and procedures, and behavioral interactions as appropriate.
  • Perform housekeeping tasks, such as changing linens, and assist other staff in cleaning activities to ensure a safe, clean, and therapeutic environment for individuals.
  • Monitor supply inventories and completes requisition forms to ensure adequate supply levels.
  • Observe and supervise the activities of unlicensed direct care staff, including the administration of medication, to ensure compliance with applicable requirements; and reports observations to higher-level staff. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Eligible for or possession of a license and current registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Nursing processes. 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; 8:00am to 4:00pm

Salary Grade/Rank:

SG-10

Salary Range:

As per civil service guidelines

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

 

  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at 718-270-3025.

 

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