The Long Island State Veterans Home: We Care for Heroes Every Day
Become part of a staff that is
committed to serving those who have defended our everyday freedoms.
Island State Veterans Home is a 350-bed skilled nursing facility,
home to honorably discharged Veterans and their spouses, located on the
campus of Stony Brook University. Our goal is to maximize the quality of
life for each resident, while offering unmatched medical, nursing and
rehabilitative care. Through highly skilled clinicians and a team of
compassionate professionals, our interdisciplinary team works closely
with residents and their families to develop individualized care plans
that best meet the medical, nursing, rehabilitative, psychosocial,
recreational, nutritional, spiritual and personal needs of each of our
residents. With access to state-of-the-art technology, employees have
the ability to provide the best possible care.
The LISVH is operated by Stony Brook
Medicine and continues to be one of the only nursing homes in the
country that is fully integrated into the health and educational mission
of a major teaching and research university. We are proud to advance
academic research and to be a place where tomorrow’s geriatric
professionals including physicians, physician assistants, nurses,
certified nursing assistants, rehabilitation professionals, social
workers, dieticians, dentist and recreation therapists receive their
education and training.
The LISVH offers comprehensive medical
and nursing services. We provide a full-time medical director and a
staff of full-time, board certified physicians in internal medicine,
hospice/palliative care and geriatrics. Our doctors have access to an
in-house pharmacy operated by Certified Geriatric Pharmacists, providing
a comprehensive formulary. With a full complement of registered nurses
on duty 24-hours a day and our own on-site certified nursing assistant
training program, the LISVH remains attentive to our resident’s skilled
Our medical Adult Day Health Care
(ADHC) program is a community-based long-term care program that provides
comprehensive health care services to veterans and their spouses in a
supervised day setting. We are committed to maximizing each
registrant’s independence while enhancing their quality of life.
Registrants engage in therapeutic activities and socialize with their
peers in addition to receiving individualized care from our team of
caring and compassionate health care professionals. Registrants
may attend program one or more days per week and have access to the same
unparalleled care as our residents in addition to door through door
transportation to and from their home.
If you consider yourself a
compassionate person, who would like to care for America’s heroes and
possess the desire to become a part of a team of exceptional medical
professionals, visit our job opportunity page to apply for positions for
which you are qualified.
Stony Brook University Job
Opportunities (Including LISVH, Hospital and Campus - Opens new page)
If your passion for exceptional care is matched only by your desire to
lead others in achieving shared and individual success, the opportunity
for a lifetime of fulfillment awaits you in Nursing with the Long Island
State Veterans Home.
The Long Island State Veterans Home is among the most prestigious and
respected Long Term Care facilities in the country.
Our success is due to caring and
compassionate Nursing staff who are dedicated to the Mission, Vision and
Values of the Long Island State Veteran Home
RN’s, LPN’s and CNA’s at the Long Island State Veterans Home are
empowered to deliver world-class care in an intellectually stimulating
environment, located on the campus of Stony Brook University. A
facility-wide focus on resident safety, quality care and continual
improvement gives our nursing staff a strong presence here, respected as
resident advocates, decision makers and collaborative partners.
Our professional model of providing exceptional resident care consists
of the following components: Evidence-Based Practice, Caring and
Leadership. Collaboration, Communication and Professional Development
combined, allow the Long Island State Veterans Home to provide the
highest level of resident care. We are seeking those applicants with the
highest level of expertise in the following areas:
Geriatric Nursing Care
Adult Day Health Care
Regardless of your specialty area, our principles and goals are to do
the best for every resident in the most effective and efficient manner
possible. Our staff is dedicated to resident and family-centered care
that heals, educates, and comforts. Both physiological and psychological
wellness is important at the Long Island State Veterans Home.
We are also committed to each other’s success, and encourage ongoing
learning and discovery through continuing education and certification.
There is a great sense of teamwork here.
Every effort of our nursing staff is recognized.
We value their enthusiasm,
professionalism and compassion.
We welcome RN’s, LPN’s and CNA’s at all levels of experience, from new
graduates to seasoned professionals, to work in this rewarding
environment and to serve those brave men and women whose personal
sacrifices has protected the freedom we all enjoy today!