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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Hospital Attendant in Stony Brook, New York

Employer Name: Stony Brook University

Hospital Attendant Duties of a Hospital Attendant may include the following but are not limited to: Escorts residents to and from the dining areas and other areas in the facility as directed. Serve and prepare residents trays according to need, for example: Organize food on tray, open container, cut meat, butter bread, etc. Remove trays from dining area and other unit areas after meals and place them on the trucks for return to main kitchen. Communicates in a respectful and effective manner with residents, visitors, families and other care providers. Will seek out additional resources and information to insure the well being of residents. Report to the nurse pertinent information regarding the resident care. Nourishment's/Hydration: Offer snacks and serve nourishment's at designated times. Offer water as requested or directed. Acknowledge and respect rights of residents when providing care. Use infection control and body substance isolation (BSI) techniques consistent with policy and procedure. Maintain safety with the resident and within resident's environment. Perform other unit duties such as: bed making, engage residents in activities, tiding residents environment and other unskilled duties as assigned. 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, as well as weather related situations. Required Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application. 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. Special Notes: 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 premises. 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. In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all covered personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19." Upon acceptance of a conditional job offer, candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law. 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 committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws. If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act a copy of our crime statistics can be viewed here . Visit our WHY WORK HERE page to learn about the total rewards we offer. Job Number: 2202723 Official Job Title : Hospital Attendant 1 Job Field : Veterans Home Attendant Primary Location : US-NY-Stony Brook Department/Hiring Area : Nursing Schedule : Per Diem Shift : Variable Shift Hours : 7:00a-3:30p, 3:00p-11:30p, 11:30p-7:30a Pass Days : Variable Posting Start Date : Aug 3, 2022 Posting End Date : Aug 18, 2022, 3:59:00 AM Salary Grade : SG5

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