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Sullivan County, incorporated on July 5, 1827, is located in the west central area of New Hampshire between Vermont and the Sunapee region of NH. With its County seat in Newport and County complex in Unity, Sullivan County covers an area of 528 square miles and is home to 14 towns (Acworth, Charlestown, Cornish, Croydon, Goshen, Grantham, Langdon, Lempster, Newport, Plainfield, Springfield, Sunapee, Unity, Washington) and the City of Claremont. The County’s population is approximately 44,000. With convenient access to Interstates 89 and 91,the County seat in Newport is approximately 45 minutes northwest of the state capital of Concord, NH; approximately 45 minutes north of the City of Keene; and approximately 45 minutes south of Lebanon, Hanover (home of Dartmouth College), and the Upper Connecticut River Valley of NH/VT. The communities in Sullivan County are host to numerous outdoor recreational opportunities, including hunting, hiking, boating, golfing, farming, etc., as well as ample shopping and dining opportunities. Additional information about Sullivan County can be found on the website: http://sullivancountynh.gov/.

Website: http://www.sullivancountynh.gov


Job Information
Post Date: Mar 10, 2017 Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a - Salary: $12.23-18.76
Location: US - New Hampshire - Unity Job Reference: - n/a -
Categories: Health and Medicine

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Do you love working with a geriatric population? Or would you like to try working with a geriatric population? You will have the opportunity to work in memory care, rehabilitative care or long term care in a facility which is committed to caring for our residents in a home like atmosphere.

Sullivan County Health Care is a 156 bed skilled nursing facility located in a beautiful rural New Hampshire setting, where patient care is our number one priority.

We have flexible scheduling including eight, twelve or sixteen hour shifts.    We have a weekend stipend program which pays six hours of bonus pay per weekend, as well as per diem and premium per diem. We have shift differentials up to 20% on the weekends, one dollar per hour for evenings, one dollar and fifteen cents for overnight shifts. We offer competitive wages, medical, dental, life, short and long term disability and pension (retirement) benefits.

We have a Tuition Reimbursement program for Nursing School of $3,500 per year. We offer LNA, LMNA, IV Certification, CPR and continuing education classes at no cost to employees.

Join us at Sullivan County Health Care!

Delivers basic nursing and restorative care within the facilities policies and procedures, under the supervision of LPNs and RNs.

Job Description

Attend report prior to starting resident care and keep licensed personnel informed of significant observations in resident care and environmental conditions, supply and equipment needs, and performance problems.

Assist residents with all aspects of personal hygiene including bathing, grooming, and dressing; administer specified skin care treatments according to facility protocol and the Resident Care Plan.

Provide assistance to residents for ambulation and movement including range of motion, turning, positioning, supporting or transferring; and assist residents with nutrition and bodily waste including feeding, hydration, toileting, bowel/bladder training, input and output and caloric counts.

Provide environmental and personal safety to residents involving adaptive devices and special clothing; accept responsibility for monitoring, application, and release of restraints according to policies and procedures; and provide comfort, rest, and activity, including privacy, physical and occupational skills for the resident.

Secure a safe environment for staff and residents by reacting to emergency situations per facility policy such as fire drills, redirecting wandering/confused residents, and resident falls; and ensure resident safety at all times and protect the rights of all residents at all times.

Obtain weights, pulse, respiration, temperature, and blood pressure when directed by Licensed Nurse; monitor Foley Catheters and provides catheter care daily; monitor oxygen gauges, alerting Charge Nurse appropriately; monitor, removes, and cleans ostomy appliances used for the purpose of assisting the resident to eliminate waste; perform Fleet enemas as requested by a Licensed Nurse.

Obtain adequate knowledge of Resident Care Plans in order to provide basic nursing care; comply with established nursing standards and policies and procedures of the nursing department and the facility; and maintain resident confidentiality and privacy.

Record and report intake and output when directed by a Licensed Nurse; perform charting duties and documents use/monitoring of restraints; report abnormalities in resident behavior or bodily function.

Identify and utilize infection control technique at all times; respect the spiritual belief system of residents; encourage residents to participate in their care appropriate to the residents optimal level of physical and mental functioning.

Skills
A candidate for this position should be a high school graduate or equivalent; have successfully completed a Nursing Assistant Training Course certified by the State of New Hampshire, and have a current New Hampshire LNA License without restrictions or sanctions of any kind.

A candidate for this position should have a knowledge of geriatric care, and relevant clinical training; the ability to make arithmetical computations and tabulations; have good organizational skills and basic computer skills.


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Sullivan County
Name: Jamie Martell
Address: 5 Nursing Home Drive
City: Unity
State/Province: New Hampshire
Zipcode: 03743
Country: United States
Ph: 6035429511x212
FAX: 6035429214
Email: humanresources@sullivancountynh.gov
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