New Hampshire (NH) Board of Nursing offers the following Licenses: Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) Medication Nursing Assistant (MNA) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Registered Nurse (RN) Advanced Practical Registered Nurse (APRN) Already applied for a nursing license? Check the status.
Position Statements and Advisories from the New Hampshire Board of Nursing It is the expectation of the New Hampshire Board of Nursing that registered nurses working in specialties are familiar with the New Hampshire Nurse Practice Act, Rules and Regulations, policies of their respective facilities, and specialty-specific standards of practice.
New Hampshire Board of Nursing is the appointed counsel to provide safety to citizens of New Hampshire against any unauthorized, illegal, and unqualified nursing practice. The Board is responsible for enforcement of the nurse practice act and corresponding nursing laws in the state.
The New Hampshire board of nursing website, phone number, address, and other contact information is below: New Hampshire (NH) Board of Nursing Contact Information. New Hampshire Board of Nursing 21 South Fruit Street, Suite 16 Concord NH 03301-2431 Phone: (603) 271-2323 (Nursing)
How do I renew my NH nursing license?
To renew online visit our website at nh.gov/nursing. To renew online for the first time, you must use the following registration code: 23223496. If you are not renewing online, please complete and submit this application with the correct fee.
How do I become a CNA in NH?
To become a CNA, one must commit to the time requirements for the program, sit for the certification exam, and then register with their state before starting their new career. In New Hampshire, it is through the Board of Nursing, and the state mandates that nurse assistants become licensed.
How long does it take to get a New Hampshire nursing license?
Approximately 1-2 days upon receipt of all required documents. The temporary license is valid for 120 days. Note that It can take 4-6 weeks for the New Hampshire State Board of Nursing to receive the results from your criminal background check and you cannot receive a temporary license until then.
Licensed Nursing Assistant – Merrimack County
To perform a wide variety of services to assist in the care of residents, their quarters, recreational and work activities. Assist residents to attain and maintain the highest practicable physical, mental and psychosocial well-being as determined by resident assessments and individual plan of care.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Examples of essential functions listed in this class specification are representative but not necessarily exhaustive or descriptive of any one position in the classification. Management is not precluded from assigning other related functions not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a qualified disability to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
- Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of nursing policy, practices, and procedures.
- Physical requirements include the ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction, pick, pinch, type, or otherwise working primarily with fingers.
- Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with nursing staff, residents and their families, and the general public.
- Ability to express or exchange ideas verbally and in writing.
- Ability to receive detailed information through oral communications.
- Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up-to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
- Requires the ability to perform repetitive or routine duties working from detailed instructions and under standard procedures. Requires the making of minor decisions.
- Ability to retain confidential information of medical records.
- Ability to work with frequent interruptions and respond appropriately to unexpected situations.
- Ability to endure periods of heavy workload or excessive stress.
Required Education & Experience
- EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent, completion of 100 hours approved program for Nursing Assistants, and passing score on competency evaluation program approved by the NH Board of Nursing.
- EXPERIENCE: No prior experience is required.
- LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Registered with N.H. Board of Nursing.
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