Licensed Nursing Assistant / Surgical Vascular Unit / Full Time

Derry, New Hampshire
Competitive Salary
Oct 10, 2017
Dec 02, 2017
Support Staffing
Contract Type

Parkland Medical Center

Job Title:  LNA  

Department: SVU

Reports to: Director, Critical Care 

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

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

About Parkland Medical Center:

New Ideas ~ New Opportunities. Thats what youll find at Parkland Medical Center.  As an 86-bed acute care hospital located in Derry, New Hampshire.  We have the perfect location between the excitement of Boston, one hour to the South, a half hour East to the ocean with beautiful beaches, and one hour to the mountains of New Hampshire to our North.  Established in 1983, the hospital is a leading provider of high quality healthcare services.  Twice Parkland has been the recipient of Solucients “Top 100 Hospital Benchmarks for Success” Award, a distinction given to hospitals demonstrating superior performance across quality, operational and financial indicators.  In addition, Parkland has been the recipient of the Business of the Year Award by the Greater Derry Chamber of Commerce.   Parklands success in providing top-notch services also allows employees gratifying career opportunities with competitive rates, comprehensive benefits package including tuition reimbursement, matching 401(K) and even an Employee Stock Purchase Plan.  Employees are rewarded and challenged daily with a drive for success in providing innovative and compassionate care.  We are committed to excellence and our employees can feel good about our service offerings, whether it be through our new comprehensive breast health center in partnership with Lahey Clinic,; our ability to offer one of the best Chest Pain Centers accredited from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC); our new wound care and hyperbaric program; being the first New Hampshire facility to offer new Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI); or being part of a brand new 14 bed Emotional & Behavioral Wellness Unit that opened in 2015, we are ready to care and serve.  With new initiatives and expanded capabilities—theres never been a better time to join our dedicated team.

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