Nursing Assistant - Cardiovascular Surgical Unit

Who You Are:

You are a dedicated healthcare professional with a passion for delivering exceptional patient care. Your attention to detail, compassionate nature, and ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team make you an invaluable asset to any healthcare environment. You are committed to upholding the highest standards of patient safety and are eager to contribute to the well-being of those under your care.

What You Will Do:

As a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) at Catholic Medical Center's Cardiovascular Surgical Unit, you will play a crucial role in the delivery of quality patient care by performing a variety of technical components essential to patient safety and well-being. Your responsibilities will include:

• Providing direct patient care activities within the scope of Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) practice, as defined by the State Board of Nursing and organizational policies.

• Assisting healthcare providers with selected patient care activities or tasks as appropriate.

• Reporting observations, symptoms, and changes in patient condition to the Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.

• Responding promptly to patient call bells, performing patient rounds, and communicating effectively with staff to meet patient needs.

• Supporting patients and families in addressing psychosocial needs and cultural preferences.

• Assisting patients with activities of daily living, including ambulation, transfers, range of motion, and personal hygiene.

• Participating in patient admission processes and ensuring patient privacy and dignity.

• Performing Electrocardiograms (EKGs), Capillary Blood Glucose (CBG) monitoring, and other designated technical procedures as directed.

• Collaborating with the multidisciplinary team and maintaining positive relationships with patients, families, and coworkers.

• Participating in quality monitoring activities, restocking supplies, and maintaining equipment cleanliness.

• Adhering to safety principles, infection control protocols, and organizational policies and procedures.

What You Will Bring:

• High school diploma or equivalent.

• Current registration as a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) in the State of New Hampshire.

• Basic computer keyboarding and data entry skills required.

• BLS certification required; must obtain prior to completion of orientation, not to exceed 21 days from date of hire.

• Must maintain BLS certification throughout employment.

Who We Are:

Catholic Medical Center ("CMC") is a nonprofit, regional health system committed to delivering the highest quality and most advanced healthcare to patients across New Hampshire. CMC is the home of the nationally-renowned New England Heart & Vascular Institute, rated among the top cardiovascular programs in the country.

We are driven by our mission to offer health, healing, and hope to every individual who seeks our care, and we live by our values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion, and Commitment.

CMC is proud to be named to the Forbes list of America's Best-in-State Employers for two consecutive years. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista, Inc., and is based on 2.1 million employer recommendations from employees working for companies with more than 500 employees in the United States.

With our award-winning clinical programs, primary care network and dedication to community, CMC is fostering a healthier New Hampshire, every day.

Catholic Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer and we embrace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.