Exeter Hospital

Req#13657

Req#: 13657
Full Time,Day Shift 7a-7:30p 36hrs/week, every other weekend and holiday rotation commitment.

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

Our Magnet designation is recognition of our excellent nursing staff and the high quality, innovative patient care we deliver every day in our community and our Med/Surg Department is proof that nursing doesn't need to be flashy to be rewarding, compelling, meaningful, and exciting!

4 East/North: is a 15 bed Medical/Surgical unit. The average length of stay 3-4 days. Our Med/Surg Nursing team is both grounded and progressive, with a focus on relationship-based patient care, innovation, and opportunities for learning and skills development within a safe, stable, and collaborative environment. 

 

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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