Exeter Hospital

Req#13705

Req#: 13705
Full Time,Day Shift 7:00am-7:30pm and every other weekend

Exeter Hospital, Core Physicians, and Rockingham VNA & Hospice, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, proudly serve the beautiful NH seacoast region. Our principal mission is to work together to create healthier communities. What makes us unique is the spirit of our staff who are team-oriented and focused on providing outstanding patient care experience and quality outcomes for those we are privileged to serve. In addition, we want to ensure that our employees feel well cared for by offering a comprehensive benefits package, ongoing training and growth opportunities, wellness resources, special perks, and more. Our Magnet designation is recognition of our excellent nursing staff and the high quality, innovative patient care we deliver every day in our community.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

4West Medical/Surgical: 20 bed unit with an average daily census of 20 patients.

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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