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Licensed Nursing Assistant

Healthy at Home

About Healthy at Home
As the Greater Nashua region’s only independent non-profit home care agency, more than any other similar entity, Healthy at Home provides home care services to the most vulnerable in our community, particularly to those whose insurance runs far short of covering all costs.
Since 1997, the agency has helped thousands of individuals stay in their homes and avoid the expense and risks of assisted living facilities, nursing homes, hospitals or other institutions—benefiting clients, families, insurers, and the entire community. No client is asked to pay above what insurance provides, and Harbor Care, a nonprofit agency, annually provides $300,000 in subsidies. Moreover, through local affiliations and partnerships, we ensure clients receive all the supports they need to succeed.
Healthy At Home, Inc was recognized and certified in Jul 2nd, 1997 by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of the modern home-health care agencies which are scientifically measured and assessed to have high-quality home-health care services for promoting health and improving the quality of life. Healthy At Home, Inc is located at 77 Northeastern Blvd Nashua, NH 3062 and can be contacted via phone number (603) 595-4243. Home Health Services being offered by Healthy At Home, Inc includes nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, home health aide.

Healthy at Home is an entity of Harbor Care (formerly known as Harbor Homes and the Partnership for Successful Living affiliates). Harbor Care is an innovative health and human services non-profit organization that provides housing, healthcare, home health, behavioral health, addiction treatment, and more in collaboration with many community partners. Harbor Care is the new shared name of Harbor Homes, Keystone Hall, Healthy at Home, the Harbor Care Health and Wellness Center, and the Southern NH HIV/AIDS Task Force. We offer many programs specifically focused on our Military Veteran and homeless populations. Harbor Care integrates stable housing with vital supports such as: primary, dental, and mental health care, substance misuse treatment, employment services, and other wraparound supports proven to end homelessness, help change and save lives 


Job Summary:

The Licensed Nursing Assistant is a Para-professional employee, trained to provide personal care and health related services in the home. He/She functions under the direction, instruction and supervision of RN/PT/Director of Clinical Services.This position offers flexible, consistent hours -- perfect for those who want to design their own schedule. Health insurance is available after 90 days to those who maintain 30 hours or more per week. Same-day interviews and selections are available to those who need a quick response. 

Requirements:

Educational and Professional Requirements:

· Successful completion of competency testing which meets guidelines outlined in Federal Register.

· Successful completion of state approved Licensed Nursing Assistant program.

· Current licensure in the State of New Hampshire.

· Current CPR certification.

· 12 In-services need to be completed yearly.

· 6 Hours initial of Dementia Training and 4 hours yearly continued

· Valid driver’s license and/or auto insurance, when applicable.

· Must have reliable transportation and the ability to travel from place to place. Clean driving record in compliance with the State of New Hampshire.

Knowledge and Abilities:

· Good oral, written and reading communication skills.

· Resourcefulness, flexibility and integrity.

· Ability to work independently.

· Proficient in taking vital signs.

· Ability to make meaningful observations and write brief and accurate

· reports when necessary.

· Respectful of people and their cultural, religious and ethnic differences.

Aptitudes:

  • Have the ability to understand verbal and written instructions.
  • Read and write documentation in patient record.
  • Work with the hands and fingers to manipulate large and small objects.
Responsibilities:

1. Assist client with personal hygiene.

2. Plan and prepare diet appropriate meals as prescribed by the physician.

3. Assists with activities of daily living, which include but are not limited to dressing, ambulation, toileting, and safe transfer techniques as directed by the Registered Nurse or Physical Therapist.

4. Prompts client to take self-administered medications as per the care plan.

5. Works with other community agencies involved with the client as directed by the Director Client Services or Primary Nurse.

6. Assists with treatments/therapies as ordered by physician and supervised by the Primary Nurse or Physical Therapist.

7. Carries out assignments as instructed by LNA care plan and notifies Primary Nurse or Physical Therapist when unable to do so.

8. Reports changes in clients’ personal condition and any changes related to physical surroundings to Director Client Services or Primary Nurse or Physical Therapist.

9. Documents care given at time of visit via EMR or on paper and submits weekly.

10. Performs routine housekeeping duties to maintain a safe, clean and comfortable environment for the client.

11. Transports client when necessary, as authorized by the Director Client Services, Administrator or designee.

12. Respects cultural and religious practices of the client and their families.

13. Practices honesty, dependability, and maintains confidentiality in all client related matters

14. Performs other duties as required by Director Client Services, Administrator, or designee.

Physical Demands:

· Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50#.

· Patient transfers with no assistance for direct patient care.

· Standing, walking, stair climbing, stooping, kneeling and crouching while administering patient care in the home.

· Reaching and handling

· Adequate eyesight for reading, writing, driving and performing tasks.

How to Apply:

To apply, please email Jalene Prosser at j.prosser@harborcarenh.org. . 

Salary Range:

$12.00 to $14.00

Job Location:

Nashua

Date Added: September 15, 2021

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