LNA IMCU PRN

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Derry, New Hampshire
  • Posted: October 11, 2017
  • Reference ID: 00636-4113
Position Summary: The LNA provides direct, age-appropriate care under the direction of an RN.

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:
  • Assists RN in the implementation of patient care; ensures patient safety and protection
  • Collects and records vital signs and reports changes to RN; performs simple nursing procedure under the direction of the RN
  • Uses/manages equipment safely and appropriately
  • Communicates with patients, team members and management in an accurate, timely manner; reports pertinent, concise information
  • Completes charting in a timely manner; manages computer charting/ordering as appropriate
  • Protects confidentiality of patient/colleagues
  • Applies critical thinking skills and considers alternatives
  • Organizes multitask workload; prioritizes tasks/work; seeks assistance as necessary; collects data from multiple sources as necessary
  • Organizes and delivers basic care for multiple patient assignments under the direction of an RN
  • Develops and maintains human care relationships; understand the impact illness/hospitalization have on patients and families; adapts care for diverse populations; advocates for the needs of patients
  • Provides care in an ethical and legal manner; refers concerns and issues to an RN
  • Manages self and resources effectively; acknowledges limits of experience and capability; identifies learning needs and seeks resources
  • Utilizes equipment and supplies appropriately; maintains clean, orderly environment of care; ensures traffic control in sensitive areas
  • Assists with or reinforces teaching in delivery of care with a focus on health promotion; collaborates with RN to provide information to patient
  • Demonstrates the unit-specific skills required for assigned role and service area; with validation of competency may discontinue peripheral intravenous devices and Foley catheters
  • Maintains required competencies based on high-risk/low-volume/problem-prone areas
  • Promotes internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Builds and promotes a culture of service excellence and continuous improvement
  • Works as scheduled and is compliant with Attendance and Tardiness Policy

Qualifications:
Education & Qualifications:

  • Required: Current New Hampshire Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA);
  • American Heart Association BLS;
  • CPI within 3 months of hire
  • Preferred: Six months of experience as an LNA

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