Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

May 3, 2021

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    May 3, 2021
  • Expiration date
    May 8, 2026
  • Experience
    6 Months
  • Gender
  • Qualification
  • Career Level

Job Description

To become a CNA, you will need a high school diploma or equivalent and to complete a state-approved training program that includes both classroom instruction and supervised clinical practice. After completing the training, you will need to pass a competency exam to become certified. Some states may have additional requirements, such as background checks or continuing education.

At Prinstar1 Homecare, we value highly trained and compassionate CNAs. Once you are certified, we encourage you to apply for our open positions. We work with a range of clients, from nursing homes to hospitals and home care agencies, so we can offer a variety of rewarding job opportunities. Thank you for considering Prinstar1 Homecare as your next career move.

Offered Salary Is Open

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting patients with daily living activities, such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Monitoring patients’ vital signs, including temperature, blood pressure, and pulse rate.
  • Helping patients with mobility, such as transferring from bed to wheelchair or assisting with walking.
  • Feeding patients who are unable to feed themselves.
  • Keeping patients’ rooms clean and organized, including changing bed linens and emptying bedpans.
  • Assisting with medical procedures, such as taking blood pressure readings or administering medications under the direction of a nurse or physician.
  • Communicating with patients and their families about their care and needs.
  • Documenting patient observations and interactions in medical records.
  • Responding to patient calls and reporting any changes in their condition to the nursing staff.
  • Providing emotional support to patients and their families.

Skill & Experience

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Basic medical knowledge and terminology
  • Patient care skills such as bathing, dressing, feeding, and toileting
  • Experience with transferring and positioning patients
  • Basic wound care knowledge
  • Ability to take vital signs and record patient information accurately
  • Familiarity with medical equipment and supplies
  • Ability to follow infection control protocols
  • Compassionate and empathetic personality.