At the Long Island State Veterans Home, our Certified Nursing
Assistants are valuable members of our team, who provide high
quality and compassionate care to our residents, with the highest
degree of integrity and respect. Under the supervision of a RN/LPN,
Certified Nursing Assistants have frequent interactions with the
residents for the purpose of providing activities of daily
Qualified candidates must demonstrate excellent communication
skills, interpersonal skills, knowledge and understanding of
resident care and effectively respond to the needs of our residents
by making decisions based on ethical principles and by adhering to
our Mission, Vision and Values.
The Long Island State Veterans Home operates on a biweekly
payroll system. The work schedules begin on Thursday and end on
Wednesday of each week. The days off (pass days) for this position
Week 1 =
Week 2 =
Description of duties of a Certified Nursing Assistant include
but are not limited to:
- Attend to daily living activities, personal, hygienic, and
simple human needs in order to maintain in the clinical facility an
atmosphere conducive to treatment and comfortable for residents in
- As directed by professional staff, moves, positions, lifts and
transports residnets in care using a variety of lifts and other
aids in order to make them more comfortable, to prepare them for
treatment and to deliver them to appropriate treatment
- Talk and listen to residents in care and respond by encouraging
them to cooperate and participate in treatment activities in order
to help them achieve attitudes conducive to treatment and
- Transport resident and supplies on occasion.
- Maintain residents in-care rights, dignity, and
- On occasion and in conjunction with providing care, may perform
a variety of housekeeping and cleaning duties as related to direct
care in order to assure that the clinical facility is clean,
sanitary, orderly, and properly supplied.
- Participate in required quarterly in-service education to
maintain certification and meet all necessary requirements to be
re-certified every two years.
NYS Nurse Aide Certification.
One year of healthcare experience. One year of long term care
experience. Excellent computer skills. Excellent written and verbal
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.
The Long Island State Veterans Home is a tobacco-free
environment. Tobacco products are strictly prohibited anywhere on
our 25-acre campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the
Essential Position: This position has been designated as an
essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions
performed. This means that when the Long Island State Veterans Home
is faced with an emergency, employees in such positions are
required to remain at their work location or to report to work.
The LISVH is a 24/7 skilled nursing facility. As such, all
positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as
necessary to meet the operating needs of the facility.
The use of Vacation or Personal Leave accruals during the first
6 months of employment will not be authorized unless prior approval
has been granted by Human Resources.
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 the Long Island State Veterans Home Employee Health
Department, clear a background investigation, submit three (3)
written references, and provide a copy of the required
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 Long Island State Veterans Home, located on the campus of
Stony Brook University, is a 350-bed skilled nursing facility with
a 40-slot Adult Day Health Care Program dedicated to the care of
honorably discharged Veterans of the United States Armed Forces,
their spouses and Gold Star parents. Join an organization whose
people make a difference every day and where commitment,
compassion, initiative and leadership are recognized and rewarded.
We care for America's heroes every day.
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 AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police.
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@example.com.