EMPLOYMENT

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Certified Nursing Aides and Resident Assistants

CNAs can earn up to $14.75 PER HOUR!!

Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing

Presents an Awesome Opportunity for a Nursing Career

Resident Assistants/Certified Nursing Assistant Training

Are you confused about your future and think you are interested in a career in nursing, but are afraid to commit?  Come and talk with one of our nurse recruiters about our paid Resident Assistant Program, which is a first step for a future in healthcare.  Paid training is provided if you decide nursing is your passion.  Everything you will learn is a step in your future for furthering education in nursing.

What do you have to risk?  You are paid to decide if this is your passion and training is provided to receive certification as a Nursing Assistant.

Van Duyn offers a unique orientation and mentoring program.  We welcome the experienced Certified Nursing Assistant to a facility that is excited to have you part of the team.

If having a healthcare career is important to you and you are interested in learning more about what Van Duyn can offer, then contact one of our Nurse Recruiters today!

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Identify and report changes in condition
  • Participation in the pain management program
  • Resident Advocate
  • Infection prevention
  • Interacting and engaging with residents and their families
  • Active member of the interdisciplinary team
  • Multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment

Requirements/Qualifications: 

  • Current New York State Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • New graduates are welcome

Benefits:

  • Excellent wages that recognize prior experience
  • Generous paid vacation, sick, holiday, and personal time
  • Contribution toward health insurance
  • Contribute to 401K
  • Supportive work environment
  • Discounts at Valvoline, AAA Travel, Bryant and Stratton College, The Syracuse Crunch, and Verizon Wireless

Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Evening Positions for C.N.As, LPNs, and RNs Per Diem

Van Duyn Center has Evening Positions for C.N.As, LPNs, and RNs

Per Diem Evening Positions have Enhanced Rates!

We are looking for hard working and compassionate individuals to join our nursing team. There are opportunities in both sub acute rehabilitation and long term care units. If your top priority is the resident’s well being then, we want you to apply!

As a per diem employee you will play an integral role in the successes at Van Duyn as well as, have a positive and supportive work environment. We focus on creating good experiences and ensuring that the resident’s needs are met. Our employees allow us to meet these aspirations and we are taking our team to the next level.

To further illustrate our commitment Van Duyn has enhanced their per diem rates for evening C.N.As, LPNs, and RNs!

Apply now to find out more!

Van Duyn Center is an Equal Opporunity Employer

LPNs, GPNs, RNs, and RN permits

LPN's can earn up to $26.00 PER HOUR!!

Van Duyn Center Has Staff Nurse Positions Available

LPNs, GPNs, RNs, and RN permits

If you are looking to enhance your clinical skill set, then look no further. Van Duyn Center provides competency-based education on IV therapy, central lines, respiratory care including non-invasive vents and trachs, wound care specialties, which includes negative pressure wound therapy just to list a few.

Van Duyn offers a unique orientation and mentoring program.  We welcome the experienced nursing professionalto a facility that is excited to have you part of the team. Additionally, if you are new graduate, or looking to return to the work force Van Duyn will provide you with training and support.

If having a work-life balance is important to you and you are interested in learning more about what Van Duyn Center can offer, then contact one of our Nurse Recruiters today!

Company Overview: Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is a 513-bed skilled Nursing facility nestled in a safe community in Onondaga Hill, Syracuse, NY. The Van Duyn team is committed to providing quality care and diversified services with a professional team of caregivers.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Medication and treatment administration
  • Supervision of C.N.A.s and Resident Assistants
  • Pain management
  • Wound management and skin care
  • Infection prevention

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • New York State licensure
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent Customer Service skills

Benefits:

  • Van Duyn offers flexible schedules
  • Excellent wages that recognize prior experience
  • Generous paid vacation, sick, holiday, and personal time
  • Contribution toward health insurance
  • Contribution to 401K
  • Supportive work environment
  • Long Term Care and Sub Acute Rehabilitation Opportunities
  • Discounts at Valvoline, AAA Travel, Bryant and Stratton College, The Syracuse Crunch, and Verizon Wireless

Van Duyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Social Worker

Position Title: Social Worker – Long Term Care and Short Term Rehab

Schedules Available: Full time, Mondays through Fridays

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Counsel residents
  • Conduct cognitive and psychosocial well beings assessments
  • Discharge planning
  • Create and oversee discharge summary completion
  • Create care plans
  • Make referrals to home care agencies
  • Schedule appointments
  • Arrange transportation for residents
  • Assist with the completion of advanced directives
  • Conduct interdisciplinary meetings
  • Advocate for residents and ensure dignity is intact

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Energetic, out-going personality
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field
  • Long term care experience is preferred.
RN Educator

Position Title: Staff Educator RN

Schedules Available: Full Time, Monday – Friday, 40 hour/week; exempt position

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the
  • Planning, implementing and evaluating of the education programs for clinical and non clinical staff
  • General orientation of new staff
  • All aspects of employee health

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience as an educator in a health care setting (preferred)
  • Current NYS licensed registered nurse
  • CPR certified
  • PRI certified (preferred)
  • Experience in DOH survey process (preferred)
Nurse Management Positions Available!

Van Duyn Center has Nurse Management Opportunities

Van Duyn offers a unique opportunity for your career growth!

Is Director of Nursing a career goal? Then jump start your goal by joining our team as an Assistant Director of Nursing or a Unit Manager. This experience will allow you to develop your leadership skills and professional growth proficiency.

Van Duyn provides a unique orientation and mentoring program to help you to achieve your professional goals.  If you are interested in learning more about what Van Duyn Center can offer, then contact one of our Nurse Recruiters today!

All Nursing Management positions are offering a $1500 Sign-On Bonus!

Company Overview:

Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is a 513-bed skilled Nursing facility nestled in a safe community in Onondaga Hill, Syracuse, NY. The Van Duyn team is committed to providing quality care and diversified services with a professional team of caregivers.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • ADONs will develop, organize, and oversee the nursing administrative day to day functions of the nursing services department of two units, with two Nurse Managers as direct reports.
  • Nurse Managers will direct and supervise the clinical operations of a nursing unit.
  • Both management roles will provide leadership to the interdisciplinary team, by collaborating with the provision of the highest quality care and services to residents of the facility.
  • Both management roles will mentor and guide the employees to ensure they are achieving their full potential.

Are you ready to make the move and JOIN our Team?  We are waiting to meet YOU!

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently Registered in New York State: Registered Professional Nurse (RN)

Benefits:

  • Van Duyn offers flexible schedules
  • Excellent wages that recognize prior experience
  • Generous paid vacation, sick, holiday, and personal time
  • Contribution toward health insurance
  • Contribution to 401K
  • Supportive work environment
  • Long Term Care and Sub Acute Rehabilitation Opportunities
  • Discounts at Valvoline, AAA Travel, Bryant and Stratton College, The Syracuse Crunch, and Verizon Wireless

Van Duyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Administrative Assistant – Sub Acute Rehabilitation Unit

Premier Orthopedic Rehabilitation Unit

Join our team of caring professionals as an Administrative Assistant on our new state-of-the-art rehab unit. We are looking for an enthusiastic team player, with excellent clerical experience in a health care setting. Duties include maintaining resident medical records; assisting with Unit admissions and discharges; working with residents, families and visitors, coordinating laboratory and radiology services, etc. Excellent customer service and organizational skills are a must! Associates Degree in medical assisting is preferred. Van Duyn offers competitive pay and benefits and an excellent work environment.

Recreation Therapy Leader

Recreation Therapy Leader

The Recreation Therapy Leader creates, plans and implements individual and group programs and leisure engagement which meet physical, cognitive, social, spiritual sensory and affective needs of residents. Recreation Therapy Service delivery is in accordance with the residents plan of care. Recreation Therapy Leaders are an integral and active member of the interdisciplinary team providing recreation/leisure assessments and care plan.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate a diverse program of recreation therapy activities for residents based upon their interest, needs and abilities in accordance with the Recreation Therapy Service Model.
  • Organizes and conducts community outings and special events
  • Maintains current knowledge of best practices and awareness of medical contraindications to ensure residents safety and well-being.
  • Utilizes strong leadership and creativity to motivate and empower others to actively engage in leisure and foster choice and independence.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation preferred or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a therapeutic recreation or similar role preferred.
  • Knowledge of skilled nursing facilities and applicable regulations desired
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with clients, participants, residents, and families from diverse backgrounds.
RN Supervisor

Position Title: RN Supervisor – Member of the Supervisory Team

Schedules Available: Full-time or Part-time – evenings, nights and weekends

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a Team of registered nurses to supervise clinical operations evenings, nights and weekends
  • Provide leadership for the highest quality care and services to residents of the facility

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Desire to work as part of a Supervisory Team
  • Self-motivated
  • Current NYS Licensed Registered Nurse
  • Strong clinical skills and supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task

Company Overview: Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is a 513 bed Skilled Nursing Facility, atop Onondaga Hill in Syracuse, N.Y., that offers the best views of Syracuse and lovely walking paths, decks and ample green spaces, all accessible to its residents and guests. Adjacent to Upstate University Hospital Community Campus, Van Duyn is dedicated to providing quality care and diversified services with a professional team of caregivers who focus on each resident as a whole person, encompassing their physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs. The staff strives to create a homelike environment for all its residents whether their stay is short or long-term, taking pride in delivering excellent customer service.

Benefits:

  • Flexible scheduled based on the Team concept
  • Supportive work environment
  • Long Term Care and Sub Acute Rehab opportunities
  • Excellent wages that recognize prior experience
  • $1500 Sign-on bonus
  • Paid vacation, sick, holiday and personal time
  • Contribution toward health insurance
  • Contribution toward 401K retirement program
  • Other perks include discounts at Valvoline, AAA Travel, Bryant and Stratton, The Syracuse Crunch, Verizon Wireless and The Great New York State Fair.

Required experience:

  • supervisory: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • RN
MDS RN

Schedules Available: Full time, Days M-F

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Complete and review MDS assessments of facility residents
  • Collaborate with the Inter disciplinary team to ensure accurate and timely MDS completion
  • Participate in development of resident care plan

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Current NYS Licensed Registered Nurse
  • Knowledge of MDS (RUGS III, RUGS IV) preferred
  • Long term care experience preferred

Benefits:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • 2 weeks paid vacation annually (increase after 5 years)
  • 8 paid holidays a year
  • Paid sick and personal time
  • Health Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Program

Requested Experience:

  • 2 years clinical experience in long term care or hospital setting
Registered Dietician

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • BS or advanced degree in nutrition or related field from an accredited institution
  • Completion of a dietetic internship or coordinated program
  • Registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in a long term care/short term rehab setting is preferred

Proficiency Skills Required: Computer, Customer Service, Ability to work as a team player, Time management, Oral and Written communication

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completion of Nutrition assessments , progress notes MDS 3.0
  • Develop a comprehensive careplan in coordination with the interdisciplinary team
  • Direct Supervision of Diet Technicians
  • Meal round observations and interviews with residents, family and staff
  • Provide nutrition education to residents and care givers
  • Offer nutrition counseling to residents
  • Act as a Preceptor for Syracuse University Dietetic Interns
  • Attend mandatory facility meetings and in-services

If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment with supportive team members, apply now.

Housekeeper

This is a contracted department. To check status of your application, please call the housekeeping department at 315-449-6043.

Dietary Aide

This is a contracted department. To check status of your application, please call the dietary department at 449-6101.

Switchboard Operator

Position Title: Switchboard Operator

Schedules Available: Part Time/Per-Diem

As a Switchboard Operator you will have an integral role in our customer service experience!

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Responsible for operating the communication systems such as telephone, intercom, and two way radios.
  • Answering incoming calls
  • Greet visitors
  • Provide information
  • Transfer calls
  • Take messages/information as needed.
  • Multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment

Requirements/Qualifications: 

  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EMPLOYEE DISCOUNTS AND PERKS

An employee of Van Duyn Center can receive a few more “perks” than the Birthday Holiday and Weekend shift differential!

Discounts:

  • Valvoline
    • Save 15% at Fairmount Location.
    • All services except battery replacement and state inspection.
    • See the Human Resources office for the Code!
  • Triple A (AAA)
    • Save 15% on any level of membership
    • Free enrollment
    • Free second member
    • Already a member? SAVE $10 on renewal.
    • See the Human Resources office for the Code!
  • Free course at Bryant and Stratton
    • Better Together Program
    • *Free books possible
    • See the Community Relations office (Nancy Harris) for details!
  • St. Agnes Floral Shop
    • Stop in and show them your Van Duyn ID badge to receive a discount.
  • Verizon
    • Van Duyn Center employees receive a discount through our parent company (Upstate Services Group)
    • See the HR department for them to write you a letter for Verizon discount!
  • Seasonal
    • Discount tickets to amusement parks

Perks

  • Staff Holiday Celebrations November/December
  • Years of Service Recognition Events
  • Employee of the Month Program!

Other discounts and perks are in the works, check back to find out more!

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

Applicant Note: This application form is intended for use in evaluating your qualifications for employment. This is not an employment contract. Please answer all appropriate questions completely and accurately. False and misleading statements during the interview and on this form are grounds for termination of the application process or, if discovered after employment, termination of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination because of sex, marital status, race, color, age, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, military reserve membership, ancestry, religion, height, weight, use of guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness or physical handicap, or the presence of disabilities. A felony conviction will not necessarily bar an applicant from employment. Additional testing of job-related skills and for the presence of drugs in your body may be required prior to employment. After an offer of employment and prior to work, you may be required to submit a medical review. Depending on company policy and the needs of the job, you will be required to complete a medical history form and may be required to be examined by a medical professional designated by the company.