Exeter Hospital

Req#13375

Req#: 13375
Full Time,Day Shift 7am – 7:30 pm; every other weekend (Sat/Sun)

The Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) provides basic nursing care to patients under the direct supervision of the licensed nurse.

Requirements:

  • Licensed Nursing Assistant – NH State
  • CPR Certified within 90 days of hire

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Follows established departmental policies and procedures; objectives; quality improvement programs; safety/environment of care programs and infection control standards.
  2. Performs basic procedures including incentive spirometry; bedside testing such as blood glucose testing; non-sterile dressing changes and oral suctioning; maintaining aseptic techniques when appropriate.
  3. Provides personal care to patients.
  4. Monitoring the condition of patients and reports changes to appropriate personnel.
  5. Performs accurate and timely documentation of patient care information on appropriate patient medical record forms.
  6. Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patient and family in accordance with hospital standards for patients, including assurance and support of patients' rights and responsibilities.
  7. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs; current literature; inservices; meetings and workshops.
  8. Determines proper functioning of medical equipment to assure patient safety.
  9. Participates in the development and implementation of the patient care plan.

 

 

 

 

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