Licensed Nursing Assistant - Trainee
**Lebanon, NH, USA**
Post Date Sep 16, 2019
Requisition # 19000374
Are you looking for an exciting, incredibly rewarding growing professional role in healthcare? Do you enjoy people and working in a team? Looking for a training program to develop your skills? Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and River Valley Community College have collaborated to offer a Nurse Assistant Training Program. Nurse Assistants are the heart of medicine and the foundation of the care teams that provide care to our patients.
The 7-week part-time training program is designed to prepare you for a career as a nurse assistant. Up to eight (8) individuals will be selected to participate in each training program. Class dates/times and locations vary per cohort, and have a combination of classroom (didactic), skills labs, and clinical trainings. If selected, there is no cost to participate in the training. You will learn entry-level nursing skills, how to be a valuable and adaptable employee, communication skill when working in a patient setting, how to care for people and be empathetic, along with teamwork and diversity skills for the workplace. Upon successful completion of the program and obtaining your Nurse Assistant license, graduates are offered a full-time position at either Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, in Lebanon, NH or at Cheshire Medical Center, in Keene, NH.
**Responsibilities of an LNA are:**
+ Obtaining and recording patient vital signs, temperature, pulse, height, weight and blood pressure, intakes and outputs
+ Documenting in patient’s electronic medical record
+ Assisting patients with activities of daily living
+ Assisting the RN – tasks delegated by their direct care RN
+ Assisting other LNAs with designated assignments
+ Assisting with discharges/admissions
+ Keeping room/unit clean
+ Providing exceptional patient experience and care
**Attributes of a Successful Nurse Assistant are:**
+ A strong work ethic through reliability and dependability, time management skills, team work, and communication skills
+ The ability to work under pressure and stress, including the ability to keep composure and think critically
+ Flexibility and adaptability in the ever-changing environment of healthcare
Please visit our website athttps://dhwri.org/nurse-assistant-training-program/to register for an upcoming virtual information session to learn more!
+ High School Diploma or GED required.
+ Participation in the program selection process.