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.

The Long 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 a major teaching affiliate of 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.

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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 nursing needs.

 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.

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
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Short-term Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory Care
  • Adult Day Health Care
  • I.V. Therapy
  • Palliative/Hospice 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!

Click here to learn more about positions in the Nursing Division at the Long Island State Veterans Home