The Mentor Network Licensed Nursing Assistant LNA in Hooksett, New Hampshire
Licensed Nursing Assistant LNA Primary Location: United States-NH-NHHooksett Function: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) Adult Day Health Inc
Come join our amazingteam of Licensed Nursing Assistants and Clinical staffsupportingthe Adults and Elders in our community-based day programs.Have an amazing impact in the quality of services for the adults and families we support, making a difference in the lives of others each day.
Adult Day Healthoffers a continuum of services and supports for elders, including those with complex medical or rehabilitative needs. Our services help those we serve feel their best and be as active as they would like to be.
As a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) with Adult Day Health, you will work to ensure our program meets the needs of each of the individuals we serve. Our caring staffworks with each participant to create an individualized Plan ofCare that fits their needs and interests. For one adult, this may meanhelp managing an illness such as diabetes. For another, it may mean socialactivities; help with medications and meals tailored to their special dietaryneeds. Depending on each person’s unique needs, the care plan may includeservices such as nursing care, social activities, healthy,delicious meals, and transportation to and from their local center.
We seek a compassionate and committed L NA to provide nursing services, training, and support to address the medical, behavioral, and psychiatric needs of individuals.
Specific tasks include:
- Ensure follow through of specific programsdeveloped by the care team.
- Responsible for participant safety and well being at all times.
- Monitor and provide training in mealtimeprogramming as necessary, prepare food as needed.
- Assist participants with basic hygiene skills (grooming, toileting) and other tasks (feeding, shopping) according to each participant’s Plan of Care.
- Work as a member of the treatment team. Cooperate and effectively communicate with other staff in the development,implementation, and evaluation of Plan of Care and programming for eachparticipant.
- Assist with bowel and bladder incontinence,management of bowel and bladder program and/or care of urinary drainagecatheters or equipment and support.
- Manage physical transfer of participants followingtraining guidelines.
- Facilitate leisure planning with participants.Assist participants and accompany participants to appointments and leisure activities.Interact with participants in an empathetic,respectful, caring, and dignified manner.
- Adhere to Emergency Manual guidelines; conduct emergencydrills.
- Maintain cleanliness and appearance of participants atall times. Complete all cleaning activities as identified on cleaning scheduleand as assigned by supervisor.
- Complete necessary documentation, reports, etc. ina timely, thorough, and accurate manner.
- Substitute for other LNAs.Recruit own substitute for scheduled shifts when necessary with supervisor’sprior approval.
- Attend staff meetings, conferences, in-services asassigned by supervisor.
- Assist with compliance of Department of Public Health requirements.Follow confidentiality requirements at all times.
- Adhere to Participant Bill of Rights and otherpolicies and procedures.
- Care for and maintain all recreation andresidential equipment. Confer with supervisor regarding current equipmentstatus and needs. Communicate supply and maintenance needs to supervisor.
- Adhere to Personnel Policies and Procedures; successfully complete mandatory trainings.Responsible for attending annual refresher/re-certification courses prior tocertification expiration dates.
- Perform other related duties and activities asrequired.