Observation Services LNA | Per Diem

Location
Concord, New Hampshire
Posted
May 13, 2024
Closes
May 19, 2024
Ref
R18404
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Contract
Summary

Under the direction of the Director and/or Nurse Manager, the Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) is responsible for providing direct and indirect patient care duties for a group of patients, from simple to complex, for the specialty population on the unit or department, under the guidance and supervision of the registered nurse.

Education

High school or equivalent (GED) preferred.

Required: Proof of LNA Education Certificate and Final Report of Written and Clinical Competency Testing Results (as required by the NH Board of Nursing).

Certification, Registration & Licensure

Certification required: Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification, or equivalent course credentialed by American Heart Association.

Licensure required: Current New Hampshire State LNA license

Experience

Evidence of the ability to perform as a member of a team.

Responsibilities
  • Performs activities of daily living and personal care needs under the guidance and supervision of the Registered Nurse.
  • Performs technical skills/procedures relating to physical, mental health and social needs of patients under the guidance and supervision of the RN.
  • Documents care provided and reports to the RN observations of patient’s physical, social and mental status and basic patient data collected.
  • Demonstrates adherence to safe patient handling policy.
  • Demonstrates time management skills.
  • Maintains the patient care areas to ensure cleanliness, safety and supplies of material and equipment.
  • Receives delegated work adhering to the five rights of delegation.
  • Performs job specific requirements and other duties as assigned.
  • Serves as a preceptor for new employees.

Concord Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

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Physical and Work Requirements

The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of

those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

functions.

The Dictionary of Occupational Titles Material Handling Classification is MEDIUM. The employee must regularly lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 pounds, frequently lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 - 25 pounds, and occasionally lift, carry or push/pull up to 20 - 50 pounds.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to do fine motor, hear, speak, walk. The employee is frequently required to bend, reach, sit, squat, and stand. The employee is occasionally required to climb, do repetitive motion, kneel, and smell.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, depth perception, far vision, near vision,

and peripheral vision.

The employee is frequently exposed to airborne pathogens, bloodborne pathogens, bodily fluids. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne contaminants, chemotherapeutic agents, electrical hazards - shock, moving mechanical parts, non-weather related heat or cold, slippery surfaces, toxic or caustic

chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.