Activities Assistant (LNA) - Merriman House

  • North Conway, NH
  • Memorial Hospital
  • Part Time - Day Shift
  • Nursing
  • Req #: 143930
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Summary

$1,500 sign on bonus for new grads!
$2,500 sign on bonus for experienced LNAs!

Position Summary

  • An exciting opportunity for a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) with interest in assisting with resident activities! We are seeking a part time Activities Assistant to join our team!
  • The Activities Assistant is responsible for performing routine and one-to-one visiting and individual projects with Merriman House residents, following the activities plan and program as assigned by the Activities Coordinator. Sets up activities, assists with getting residents ready, assists volunteers in participation of activities, responsible for proper use and care of equipment and supplies, cares for Merriman House pets, and other activities as assigned.
  • Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationships with Merriman House residents, visitors, and care team members, while assuring confidentiality of residents’ information.
  • As needed, assists Merriman House residents with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to ill patients and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment as delegated under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse.
  • This position is part time, 20-hours per week on a rotating schedule; minimum of one weekend per month. Shift hours are 7:30am-6pm two days/week.
  • Excellent MaineHealth benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, life/disability insurance, paid time off, paid family leave, tuition reimbursement, and more!
  • Newly licensed LNAs may qualify for a $1,500 sign-on bonus! LNAs with at least one year clinical experience may qualify for a $2,500 sign on bonus! Must be a new hire to MaineHealth to qualify.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Education: See “License/Certifications”
  • License/Certifications: Active Licensed Nursing Assistant (state of NH) or Certified Nursing Assistant (state of ME) Certification. Current BCLS.
  • Experience: Prior LNA and Activities experience preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff
  • Skill in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing
  • Ability to respond to the changing workload based on patient census
  • Ability to maintain professional manner even under stressful situations
  • Proficient computer skills

For more information on career opportunities at Memorial Hospital, contact Beth Carpenter, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner at emcarpente@mainehealth.org or (603) 356-4939.

 

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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