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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.

  • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE

  • 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.

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  • OTHER REQUIREMENTS

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