Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs


Certified Nursing Assistant Job Overview


Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) provide basic care in hospitals, nursing homes, residential care facilities and private homes. A certified nursing assistant job entails helping patients with bathing and other activities of daily living; repositioning and transporting patients; and communicating with patients, nurses and visitors.

Certified nursing assistant jobs often require the ability to lift and move patients.

In some states, nursing assistants can dispense medication, though additional certification may be required to do so.

Certified Nursing Assistant Education


To land CNA work, you must meet state training requirements, which include both classroom and clinical education. A certificate is awarded to students who complete this training and pass an exam.

CNA job training is offered by community colleges, vocational and technical schools, hospitals and nursing homes.

Certified Nursing Assistant Job Market


More than 1.5 million people held jobs as nursing aides, orderlies or attendants in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Their ranks are projected to increase 20 percent by 2020, faster than the average occupation.

Certified Nursing Assistant Salaries


Nursing aides, orderlies and attendants earned median pay of $24,190 in 2011, the BLS says. The top 10 percent earned $35,170.
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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly gr...
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the assigned LPN/LVN or RN Unit Manager, performs resident/patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of residents/patients as assigned. Assists in providing a positive physical, social, and psychological environment. Follows all Extendicare policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the assigned LPN/LVN or RN Unit Manager, performs resident/patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of residents/patients as assigned. Assists in providing a positive physical, social, and psychological environment. Follows all Extendicare policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the assigned LPN/LVN or RN Unit Manager, performs resident/patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of residents/patients as assigned. Assists in providing a positive physical, social, and psychological environment. Follows all Extendicare policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the assigned LPN/LVN or RN Unit Manager, performs resident/patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of residents/patients as assigned. Assists in providing a positive physical, social, and psychological environment. Follows all Extendicare policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL...
Description Now Offering a $1500 SIGN ON BONUS!! POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the assigned LPN/LVN or RN Unit Manager, performs resident/patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of residents/patients as assigned. Assists in providing a positive physical, social, and psychological environment. Follows all Extendica...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the assigned LPN/LVN or RN Unit Manager, performs resident/patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of residents/patients as assigned. Assists in providing a positive physical, social, and psychological environment. Follows all Extendicare policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the assigned LPN/LVN or RN Unit Manager, performs resident/patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of residents/patients as assigned. Assists in providing a positive physical, social, and psychological environment. Follows all Extendicare policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the assigned LPN/LVN or RN Unit Manager, performs resident/patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of residents/patients as assigned. Assists in providing a positive physical, social, and psychological environment. Follows all Extendicare policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL...
Description NOW offering a SIGN ON BONUS! POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the assigned LPN/LVN or RN Unit Manager, performs resident/patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of residents/patients as assigned. Assists in providing a positive physical, social, and psychological environment. Follows all Extendicare poli...
Loyal Source Government Services is currently hiring Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) for the VA Medical Center in Tucson, AZ. To apply please contact Meagyn Denoncour directly at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or at 407-902-2107. This opportunity offers a CNA excellent stability, great compensation and benefits packages and a great work environment. Company Info: Loyal Source Government ...
Three Full-Time Positions Available in Memory Care Department Emeritus at Villa del Rey - 3255 Villa Lane; Napa, CA 94558 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to liv...
1-2 years experience is required The Nursing Assistant under the direction and supervision of the professional nurse performs various duties to assist the nursing staff in meeting patient treatment and care requirements. All duties are carried out in accordance with the established policies and procedures. Willingness to work under close supervision. Able to communicate effectively using written ...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the assigned LPN/LVN or RN Unit Manager, performs resident/patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of residents/patients as assigned. Assists in providing a positive physical, social, and psychological environment. Follows all Extendicare policies and procedures. $5,000 Si...
The Nursing Assistant under the direction and supervision of the professional nurse performs various duties to assist the nursing staff in meeting patient treatment and care requirements. All duties are carried out in accordance with the established policies and procedures. Willingness to work under close supervision. Able to communicate effectively using written and verbal English. Goood interper...
Description: Position Description: Energize your career with one of Healthcare's fastest growing companies. You dream of a great career with a great company where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world's leading Health...
AC Healthcare is actively seeking CNA's in the Puget Sound Area!!! AC-Healthcare has many positions that would allow you to start working as soon as we get your completed application back! When you join our team, you're joining a close family of dedicated nurses. Whether you are looking for one shift a week, looking to be placed into a facility on a permanent placement, or anything in between, we...
Help Inspire Life, Hope and Healing All shifts available in a variety of locations with Part & Full time hours. We are waiting to hear from YOU! To see what is available & join our caring team, visit www.bsjcorp.com. EOE/AA...

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Salaries

$18,720.00 - $31,200.00
Typical Salary for Certified Nursing Assistant
(845 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
32.9%
Certification
31.1%
High School
10.9%
Associates
10.5%
Bachelor's
8.5%
Vocational
4.6%
(505 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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