LNA's Needed

MAS Home Care

Posted 9 days ago
Manchester, NH 03103
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Job Description

Performs patient care and related activities as directed by the nurse

Administers patient’s personal hygiene regimen, including but not limited to showers/baths, skin care, oral hygiene as indicated by the nurse

Positions patients as indicated for maintenance of correct body alignment

Answers call lights for both assigned and unassigned patients

Makes beds for both assigned and unassigned patients

Assists with toileting needs; records/reports to the nurse as appropriate

Performs specific interventions to meet elimination needs by providing catheter car and/or administering enemas; records/ report to nurse

Provides interventions to meet patients nutritional needs

Records and reports I&O and calorie count after every meal

Completes the following according to unit routine, nursing policy and procedure, records findings and alerts nurse to change from patients norm; vital signs, height/weight, intake/outtake, urine/stool specimen, stool guaiac, simple dressings, bowel/bladder training

Demonstrates continued competence in caring for individuals based upon age-specific needs utilizing a developmental perspective
Displays an understanding of each patient’s cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological maturity in assessments, treatment, and care undertaken

Appropriate modifies approach to the patient based upon patient age

Provides appropriate interventions related to safety issues

Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of

designated skills identified for position

Job Requirements

Licenses: Current LNA

Certifications: CPR preferred

Education: High school diploma preferred; completion of LNA program required

Experience: One year of experience as a LNA within a facility or equivalent

Communicates patient information to assure confidentiality and continuity of care

Interacts with all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees in a mature, responsible manner to ensure positive and professional environment

Maintains work area and equipment in a pristine manner

Demonstrates the safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation

Ability to lift/transfer patients in excess of 100 pounds, which may require pushing, pulling, and essentially utilizing a full range of body movement

Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl


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