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Come join our team. See our beautiful building with a friendly atmosphere. We offer competitive wages as well as a competitive benefits package.

Dear Applicant, Island Nursing & Rehab Center takes great pride in hiring the finest candidates which makes us a “Premiere Facility” on Long Island. As part of our employment process, viable candidates are subject to pre-employment background checks. These checks will include but are not limited to: References-Personal & Professional, Salary, Education, E-Verify, Credit History, DMV, Civil Court Records and/or professional licenses. Further, to ensure compliance as set forth by the New York State Department of Health regulation, effective 4/1/2005 all Skilled Nursing Facilities are required by law to conduct criminal history record checks (CHRC) via fingerprinting, on all NON-LICENSED direct care personnel.











RN Supervisor-Night Shift/Part Time -11:00 pm-7:00 am 

Licensed in the State of New York as a Registered Professional Nurse.  Demonstrates Leadership & Management ability in nursing practice in a Long Term and Rehab facility for a minimum of three years.  Must have training in rehabilitation and restorative nursing practices. Supervise the day-to-day nursing activities of the facility during your Tour of duty. You are the delegated administrative authority, with responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties while covering the house.

Must be able to bend, turn, push, pull and lift up to 50 lbs without restrictions or limitations. Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking, lifting, positioning, pushing, transferring patients, considerable reaching, stooping and bending.

Licensed Practical Nurses Positions:

LPN’s- Part Time Evening Shift 3:00 pm-11:15 pm

LPN’s- Part Time  Day Shift- 7:00 am- 3:15 pm

LPN’s- Per Diem/All Shifts

QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed in the State of New York as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing. Two years of clinical experience in a long-term care setting preferred. Must also possess and maintain all necessary certifications for CPR/BLS, and other required Nursing in-services as required by this Facility.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES:  Performs tasks and responsibilities within established guidelines, under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse. Delivers care that maintains the dignity and self-worth of the individual that is consistent with the philosophy of the Nursing Department. Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with others.

Certified Nursing Assistants:  

Must possess current NYS certification. Prior experience in similar setting preferred.  Will train right candidate.

Positions:  Per Diem- All Positions/All Shifts.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Certified as a Nursing Assistant in New York State.  A High School graduate or equivalency. H.S. Diploma preferred. Previous experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a Long Term Residential Care Facility strongly preferred.   Must submit to Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) as per federal regulations.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES:  The Certified Nursing Assistant provides quality care to residents in compliance philosophies, objectives and established policies and procedures of the facility.  The Certified Nursing Assistant assists residents in a maximum potential for self-care and level of independence.  They ensure that residents/patients are comfortable, safe and maintain good hygiene and personal cleanliness.


COTA- Per Diem Days


Must be a graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant program with an Associates Degree in Occupational Therapy; must be currently certified to practice in New York State; must have 2 years experience and a desire to work with the geriatric population is preferred.


The Occupational Therapist Assistant is specially trained and certified in the provision of occupational therapy procedures and modalities. Excluding Occupational Therapy evaluations, the assistant provides a full continuum of resident care within the scope of the Occupational Therapy practice act. The assistant is an integral member of the resident care team and is expected to actively contribute to the clinical as well as philosophical development of the department.

Please email  resume’ with salary requirements to:

HR@islandnursing.org  OR  FAX Attn: HR  to 631-930-7407

5537 Expressway Drive N., Holtsville, NY 11742 (LIE Exit 63, on the North Service Rd) EOE


June 16, 2017

Volunteer Opportunities



A Volunteer at Island can work in a variety of roles, and we will work together to find the match that’s just right for you. Some of the opportunities that are available are:

  • Assisting Therapeutic Recreation during activities including socials, special events, sports and of course- Bingo.
  • Assisting Therapeutic Recreation on Community Outings to such locations as Atlantis Marine World, Applebee’s and the Movies!
  • Escorting residents to and from Therapeutic Recreation activities, Rehabilitation and the Beauty Parlor.
  • Visiting residents one-on-one for social companionship where you can chat, assist with letter writing, reminisce, do manicures with the ladies and so much more!
  • Clerical and administrative roles are available as well.

To begin your journey with us, please complete the Application for Volunteers 

Volunteers must:

  • Be over the age of 12.
  • Complete a health assessment form.
  • Provide a copy of immunization.
  • Provide a copy of a PPD (can be done at your Physician’s office),

We look forward to working with you, and will contact you to set up an interview and orientation at a convenient time. Once again, thank you for choosing Island Nursing and Rehab Center, and we’ll see you soon.

Please contact Chris Brigante, Director of Recreation and Volunteer Coordinator at (631).758.3336 x 148 or email: cbrigante@islandnursing.org for more information.