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Nursing Asst (LNA/CNA) - 3Garrison - Full Time

NH-United States-Dover Apply View Saved Jobs Job ID 3129182 Date posted 08/01/2020
Nursing Asst (LNA/CNA) - 3Garrison - Full Time-(3129182)

Description

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital includes 178-bed Magnet® Recognized hospital, several urgent care and walk-in care facilities, multiple testing centers, 30 Wentworth Health Partners primary care and specialty care provider practices, The Works Health and Fitness Center and the Wentworth-Douglass Foundation. In 2017, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital joined the Massachusetts General Hospital family and Partners HealthCare system.

1. Assists with patient assessment and care provision under the direction of the Registered Nurse
o Measures/records patient information (hgt, wgt, v/s)
o Specimen Management - Obtains, prepares and preserves a specimen for a laboratory test
o Bedside Laboratory Testing - Performs laboratory test at the bedside or point of care
o Observes/reports or records patient response to care given
o Identifies and reports deviation in v/s or patient observations & patient needs to RN
2. Assists patients in meeting nutritional and elimination needs
o Feeding - provides nutritional intake for patient who is unable to feed self
o Passes, collects and checks food trays
o Assists patients with bedpans/urinals/commode
o Tube Care - Assists with management of a patient with an external device exiting the body
o Measures I & O
o Assists with colostomy care
3. Assists patients with bed rest care, mobility and with personal hygiene and grooming
o Transport - moves a patient from one location to another
o Self-Care Assistance: Transfer - assists a person to change body location; assists with the use of assistive devices as indicated
o Exercise Therapy: Ambulation - promotes and assists with walking to maintain or restore autonomic and voluntary body functions during treatment and recovery from illness or injury
o Assists with dressing and undressing
o Bed rest Care
o Assists with bathing
o Oral Health Maintenance - promotes oral health
4. Assists patient with comfort care and emotional support
o Patient Rights Protection - Protects health care rights of a patient, especially a minor, incapacitated or incompetent patient unable to make decisions. Protects patient privacy.
o Anxiety Reduction - Minimizes apprehension, dread, foreboding, or uneasiness related to an unidentified source of anticipated danger
o Visitation Facilitation - Promotes beneficial visits by family and friends
o Answers call bells promptly reporting patient's need as indicated.
o Provides orientation to room/unit
o Assists patients with communications (i.e. nursing call system, phone, etc)
o Provides diversional activities
o Provides comfort measures (i.e. back rubs, music, reading material)
5. Assists in promoting patient safety & environmental cleanliness/order
o Uses side rails appropriately
o Environmental Management - Manipulates the patient's surroundings for therapeutic benefit, sensory appeal, and psychological well-being
o Makes beds
o Cleans and cares for equipment
o Carries out transmission based precautions
o Observes oxygen precautions
o Emergency Care - Provides life-saving measures in life-threatening situations
o Maintains suicide precautions
o Maintains seizure precautions
6. Unit operations - Utilizes organizational skills to assure smooth functioning of department operations.
o Runs errands as required, delivering specimens to the lab, transporting patients, assisting with special procedures, and other tasks as indicated
o Assists RN with the discharge process
o Assists with the orientation of new or transferred employees
o Prioritizes delegated tasks based on patient care needs and unit activities
o Requests assistance with delegated tasks when needed or unsure
o Completes work/assignments within allotted time, reporting unfinished responsibilities
o Supply Management - ensures acquisition and maintenance of appropriate items for providing patient care
o Demonstrates appropriate telephone etiquette, relaying messages & carrying out appropriate contacts promptly/concisely
o Documents equipment repair / maintenance needs
7. Acquires and maintains current knowledge and competency in LNA /HUC practice
o Acquires and maintains clinical knowledge and skills appropriate to the assigned area and practice setting
o Maintains personal documentation of in-service attendance
8. Demonstrates competency in performance of procedures and skills under the direction of the RN
o Glucometer
o Pulse oximetry
o Automatic blood pressure device
o Restraints
o Simple dressing change
o IV Removal
o Application of heat and cold
o DVT Prevention
o Sequential Compression Device operation
o Foley removal
o CCTV
o Administration of enemas

Qualifications

Experience Minimum Required
• None required


Experience Preferred/Desired
• 3 months LNA experience, preferably in an acute care setting 
Education Minimum Required
• High School Diploma or Equivalent - graduate of nursing assistant program 


Licensure and/or Certifications Required
• ARC or AHA BLS, LNA

EEO StatementEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
· The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Primary Location

:NH-Dover-WDH Main Hospital

Work Locations

:
WDH Main Hospital
789 Central Ave
Dover03820

Job

:Nursing Assistant

Organization

:Wentworth-Douglass Hospital(WDH)

Schedule

:Full-time
Standard Hours:36

Employee Status

:Regular
Recruiting Department:WDH Three Garrison

Job Posting

:Aug 1, 2020
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-WHAT OUR EMPLOYEES ARE SAYING-

"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

-WHAT OUR EMPLOYEES ARE SAYING-

"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

-WHAT OUR EMPLOYEES ARE SAYING-

"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

-WHAT OUR EMPLOYEES ARE SAYING-

"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

-WHAT OUR EMPLOYEES ARE SAYING-

"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."

Phlebotomist

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- Awards and Recognitions -

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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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