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NH-United States-Dover Apply View Saved Jobs Job ID 3257007 Date posted 08/29/2023
LNA/HUC - weekdays-(3257007)


Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community.  We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research.

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital remains among the nation’s top hospitals for patient experience as a recipient of the Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the eighth consecutive year. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.

Position Overview: As a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) specializing in Wound Care at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, you will be a key member of the healthcare team, delivering compassionate and skilled care to patients with complex wound conditions. Working under the guidance of a Registered Nurse (RN), you will provide essential wound care services, assist with patient transfers, maintain treatment rooms, and contribute to ensuring a clean and well-stocked environment. Your commitment to patient care, attention to detail, and teamwork will help us provide exceptional healthcare services.


  1. Wound Care Support:

    • Collaborate with the RN to provide stable wound care to patients, following established protocols and guidelines.
    • Safely remove wound dressings and assist with wound cleansing under RN supervision.
    • Take pictures of wounds on Ipad and document wounds measurements in the chart as completed by the nurse.
    • Assist during wound care procedures, ensuring patient comfort and safety.
  2. Vital Signs and Patient Monitoring:

    • Accurately measure and record vital signs, including temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiratory rate.
    • Promptly document vital signs in patients' electronic medical records and report any significant changes to the RN.
  3. Patient Care and Assistance:

    • Provide patient assistance with transfers, prioritizing safety and comfort during movements.
    • Support patients with activities of daily living while respecting their dignity and privacy.
    • Monitor patients for distress or discomfort, promptly informing the RN as needed.
  4. Blood Sugar Monitoring:

    • Perform blood glucose monitoring for patients experiencing hyperglycemic episodes, as directed by the RN.
    • Communicate blood sugar readings to the healthcare team and assist with appropriate interventions.
  5. Treatment Room Maintenance and Supply Management:

    • Maintain cleanliness and organization of treatment rooms and equipment.
    • Stock treatment rooms and linen closets with necessary supplies, ensuring availability for wound care procedures.
    • Retrieve wound care dressings and supplies for the RN as requested.
  6. Collaboration and Documentation:

    • Work collaboratively with Registered Nurse- wound care specialists, and healthcare professionals to ensure coordinated patient care.
    • Assist with documentation of wound measurements, interventions, and patient responses in electronic medical records.
  7. Patient Communication:

    • Interact with patients in a compassionate manner, addressing questions and concerns effectively.
    • Explain wound care procedures to patients and contribute to promoting patient understanding.
  8. Quality and Safety:

    • Adhere to infection control protocols, maintaining a clean and safe environment for wound care.
    • Follow hospital policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines consistently.


    Experience Minimum Required
    • 3 months clerical; 3 months as LNA
    Experience Preferred/Desired
    • Over one year clerical and transcription of orders; LNA experience in an acute care setting
    Education Minimum Required
    • High School graduate with office practice courses; graduate of an LNA program
    Licensure and/or Certifications Required
    • ARC or AHA BLS, LNA
EEO Statement

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. 

Primary Location

:NH-Dover-WDH Main Hospital

Work Locations

WDH Main Hospital
789 Central Ave


:Nursing Support-Other


:Wentworth-Douglass Hospital(WDH)


Standard Hours:40


:Day Job
Posted Shift Description:Monday through Friday.

Employee Status

Recruiting Department:WDH Wound Care Center

Job Posting

:Aug 28, 2023


"The best thing about my job at Wentworth-Douglass is my co-workers; they are like family and I genuinely love to come to work!"

Environmental Services Staff


"I chose to come to WDH for many reasons: the location, the friendliness, and the welcoming environment I was surrounded with when I first entered. Walking into WDH you immediately feel at ease. It's like you aren't even in a hospital; it's clean, calming, and everyone is so friendly and welcoming. My department is a constant learning experience due to the need of radiology throughout the hospital. Anyone thinking of working here…DO IT! You won't regret it. If you're looking for an incredible job, full of wonderful experiences and great staff, don't hold yourself back. "

Registered Nurse


"When I began at WDH I was amazed at the technology and access to resources that are available to me which supports my day to day job function enabling me to be accurate, efficient and collect supportive data to make a difference for the future of the hospital, physicians, staff and our patients. Since being at WDH I have vastly built on my skill set as a Case Manager thanks to the expertise of the physician advisors, my manager and team of seasoned, expert Case Managers. WDH offers, encourages and supports professional growth with a strong team atmosphere. I have been encouraged to become involved in committees that promote positive change within my team. I feel I have a voice and can make a difference for the better.
My career as a Registered Nurse has become a lot clearer since joining my WDH team. I would say to anyone looking to advance his or her career, feel supported and belong to an awesome organization has a commitment to their community health; WDH is the place for you. "

Case Manager


"I chose to come to WDH because of its reputation. I had always heard such great things about the hospital and the staff. Coming here, I have found the teamwork is what I have enjoyed most; the staff have been so welcoming and have treated me like family. I love my job and the management is by far the best I have ever experienced. Anyone thinking of applying to WDH should definitely do it!"

ED Tech


"I did not know what I wanted to pursue as a career, but I knew I wanted to be in the medical field. I took a Phlebotomy course to get my foot in the door and got hired at WDH. Ten years later, I am still here and loving it every day. Not only do I love my coworkers, who have become my close friends, but I love the diversity of my job. Often times I feel people overlook what we do, but not only do we provide compassion and skill in our job to the patients, but we also get to see behind the scenes; working closely with the medical staff ensuring patients are getting accurate results. I feel rewarded at the end of everyday knowing that I have played a role in helping the patients get the proper treatment they need."



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Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has achieved Magnet® recognition, the nation’s highest honor for excellence in nursing, recognizing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care.

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