Elliot Health System LICENSED NURSING ASSISTANT - CICU, 36 hours, 7pm-7:30am in Manchester, New Hampshire
POSITION SUMMARY- CICU, 36 hours, 7pm-7:30am
Functions as an integral member of the care delivery team by providing direct and indirect patient care under the direction of a RN and within the scope of practice of a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA). Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, emotional support and performs more complex clinical skills under the direction of an RN.
Models Elliot Essentials behavior with patients, peers and all other members of the health care team.
Performs or assists patients in the completion of activities of daily living.
Utilizes basic knowledge of growth and development to provide age-specific patient care.
Provides basic support to patients and families in response to identified psychosocial needs and cultural and religious preferences.
Performs clinical tasks within the scope of LNA practice, in accordance with policies and procedures of the Elliot Health System.
Reports all observations, symptoms, deviations from normal, and changes in patient’s condition to the Registered Nurse
Assists others in performing selected patient care activities or tasks as appropriate.
Documents in selected areas of the medical record, as appropriate, according to policies and procedures and scope of practice
Follows all infection prevention/universal precautions policies as appropriate.
Incorporates safety principles, policies and procedures into daily practice.
Ensures confidentiality of all patient, employee, legal, budget, and company matters. Maintains patient privacy and dignity.
Performs designated direct and indirect patient care, clerical and environmental duties as assigned or directed.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Demonstrate and apply effective communication skills: verbal, written, visual and listening.
Demonstrate ability to work with others
Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively
Demonstrate ability to work as a team member
Demonstrate basic knowledge of growth and development and awareness of age-appropriate care
Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Experience: None required.
Certification/Licensure: Current Nursing Assistant License in the State of New Hampshire required. BLS authorization preferred or obtained within 90 days of date of hire.