Why Work at RiverWoods?
RiverWoods is committed to maintaining its reputation of providing community and peace of mind through quality and compassionate care. The care we provide for our resident’s is guided by our philosophy of providing each person with an opportunity to achieve and maintain their optimal wellbeing throughout their life. Leadership encourages an innovative mindset, critical thinking skills and a sense of humor. We take our positions seriously but not ourselves.
Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA) 3p-11p. Shifts will include every other weekend (32 hours weekly)
Employee Benefits at RiverWoods
We are committed to providing peace of mind not only to our residents but also to our staff. We offer a variety of benefits intended to enhance the well-being of our employees and their family members, and we are continuously evaluating new and innovative options for benefits, resources and programs to help employees manage their health, wellness and developmental goals. At RiverWoods, you have the opportunity to be your best self.
-Provides direct care and assists residents with activities of daily living including: bathing, dressing, grooming, eating and toileting to the level necessary to promote health and independence
-Provides assistance with mobility and functional nursing care as defined by the nursing care plan. This would include transfers, ambulation, ROM, splint application, positioning, Sit Stand lifts, Hoyer lifts, and whirlpool.
-Develops professional relationships with a wide range of residents, family members, co-workers and supervisors which allows open communication based on mutual respect.
-Assists with assessments and treatment procedures as defined by the State Nursing Practice Act and facility policy to include: TPR’s, BP’s, weights, specimen collection, skin care, O2 sats and O2.
-Follows Infection Control guidelines including Standard Precautions, handling of Biohazadous materials and isolation techniques
-Is familiar with and assists with care protocols including falls prevention, safety and elopement, behavior management, skin integrity and bowel and bladder management.
-Provides assistance/oversight with all nutritional and hydration needs.
-Accepts resident assignment and direction from Charge Nurse. Observes and reports to the nurse any change in physical or mental function.
-Demonstrates awareness of shared responsibilities for resident care needs and contributes to the general care and order of the resident rooms, belongings and common areas.
-Cooperates with the overall needs of the facility at times of increased demands.
-Understands and follows established facility protocols regarding Resident Rights, Abuse reporting, HIPAA and emergency response.
-Encourages and assists residents in participating in social and recreational activities.
-Accurately documents the level of care provided to include LNA flow sheets and all other data collection as defined by the individual Care Plan.
-Effectively communicates within nursing and healthcare teams. Participates in inter-shift walking rounds.
-Abides by the RiverWoods at Exeter Code of Conduct.
EDUCATION: Must have a high school education or equivalent and have successfully
completed a Licensed Nursing Assistant Program.
EXPERIENCE: Must have demonstrated a genuine interest in senior citizens with
direct working experience with seniors preferred
CERTIFICATION: Must be currently certified in the State of New Hampshire. Must
maintain 12 continued education units (CEU's) annually
To apply please email Careers@riverwoodsexeter.org