Certified Nursing Assistant Job Description


The primary task of a certified nursing assistant is to assist patients in their daily activities and helping them in medication, administration, bathing, and taking vital signs. They are responsible to perform various other duties like answering to patient calls, determining the best to help patients, providing support for patients with daily activities, ensuring patient receive apt diet, reviewing dietary restrictions, food allergy and preferences, collecting information from the physician, tracking patients condition and treatment plan, recording food and liquid intake, report changes to the medical staff, record vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse, and temperature, observe and record patients behavior.

Certified Nursing Assistant Job Titles:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (Part-Time)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Senior Patient Care Technician
  • CNA

Certified Nursing Assistant Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a successful candidate who is experienced and qualified as a certified nursing assistant to add our team of professionals. The CAN is responsible for providing routine daily nursing care to assign patients following all applicable law, regulation, and life scale standards. Your daily responsibilities will be delivering direct care to patients. From emergency and acute care service to rehabilitation and long-term care independent and assistant residential option and home care can provide you with a lifetime career, allow you to develop your talent and skills to the fullest. As a certified nursing assistant, you will perform hands-on nursing care with an emphasis on daily care needs and personal hygiene. The duties to be performed includes monitoring the health condition of the individual, and ensure quality service provided, assisting individual in the area of daily living, personal care and social integration, help maintain self and quality support for individuals served, use equipment correctly and safely, assist with household activities.

Certified Nursing Assistant Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Providing aid for daily activities like assisting with serving meals and feeding patients
  • Maintaining patients stability by checking vital signs and weight
  • Providing patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials
  • Transporting patient and answering to calls
  • Reporting the observation of patient to the nursing supervisor
  • Document action by completing forms, logs, and records
  • Enhancing nursing department and hospital reputation by accepting ownership
  • Exploring opportunities and adding value to job accomplishment
  • Serving and protecting the hospital community by adhering to professional standards
  • Maintaining work operation following policies and procedures
  • Providing patient bedpan and helping patient with bath, shampoo, and showers
  • Providing care including icepack, non-sterile dressing, and therapeutic baths
  • Assisting nurse and other staff as needed

Certified Nursing Assistant Skills and Qualification:

  • Degree in nursing and basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology
  • Must be a graduate of state-approved CAN program
  • Knowledge of relevant nursing care
  • Friendly and professional manner
  • Maintain current CPR certification
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Understand the legal implication of patient care
  • Must possess a minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar field
  • Punctual, reliable and must have strong communication skill
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Excellent attention to details

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