Certified Nursing Assistant Job Description Samples

Certified Nursing Assistant Job Description Sample 1:

Job Setting: Long-term Care Facility

CPR Certification
Under the direction of a licensed nurse (RN/LPN), provides nursing and nursing related services to resident’s consistent with each resident’s assessment and plan of care. High school graduate or equivalent. Successful completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant training program recognized by the State. One year experience as CNA in a long term care setting preferred. Current CNA licensure in the State. Current CPR Card.

Certified Nursing Assistant Job Description Sample 2:

Job Setting: Health Care Facility

Good communication skills Courteous and professional interpersonal skillsBasic math calculation skills – High school graduate or equivalent. – Ability to read, write and follow instructions as required. CPR (Heart Saver) certified within 6 months of employmentCertification as a Nursing Assistant by the State.

Job Description:

To assist in providing quality patient care in a way that is patient focused, technically appropriate and cost effective. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team to implement patient satisfaction, quality standards and improve outcomes. The Certified Nursing Assistant works under the direction of the Registered Nurse. The Certified Nursing Assistant recognizes the needs and behaviors of patients of various age groups and provides care in a manner that is age appropriate.

Certified Nursing Assistant Job Description Sample 3:

Job Setting: Long-term Care Facility

Under general supervision, to assist in providing direct client care by performing a variety of non-licensed nursing services; and to do related work as required.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Program Coordinator (P.C.), Charge Nurse and RN Supervisor

• Dress residents in appropriate clothing, undress, and bathe residents.
• Pass meal trays and nourishments, and feed or assist to feed residents according to their tray cards.
• Position residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.
• Collect urine and fecal specimens as requested by Charge Nurse.
• Take and record vital signs as requested by Charge Nurse and take and record weights of residents as requested by Medical Record designee.
• Assist in maintaining resident rooms and program rooms, and any other work areas in a clean and sanitary order.
• Assist with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment.
• Follow safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions and following the 2-person lift list.
• Assist residents to achieve pre-assigned programming goals and to increase their independence.
• Participate in the maintenance of safe conditions within the facility and other related areas at all times.
• Assist resident families as necessary providing them excellent customer service.
• Document all appropriate resident records before leaving shift daily.
• Assist residents to attend activities within the home and out of the facility.
• Attend staff meetings and required inservice training programs.
• Responsible for obtaining continuing education units (CEUs) for renewal of CNA certificate, renewing certificate in a timely fashion, and furnishing operation with a current CNA certificate.
• Inspect finger and toe nails routinely and trim as needed.
• Shave residents routinely.
• Provide effective and routine oral hygiene.
• Observe residents and report all changes in condition immediately to Charge Nurse. Document changes of condition on the back of the daily flow sheets.
• Learn training and behavior goals and objectives for the residents you are assigned.
• Follow habit training schedules and assist resident who wear briefs to remain clean and dry.
• Follow all operation and ResCare policies including but not limited to: dress code, attendance, safety, and reporting procedures.
• Participate in any and all tasks as directed by your supervisor.

Demonstrate ability to read, write, and understand English. Demonstrate knowledge of procedures and techniques in providing routine bedside care for residents. Demonstrate physical strength and endurance to accomplish job duties, especially transferring of residents. Demonstrate ability to establish effective relationship with clients, families, and team members. Possess a current certificate verifying completion of a state approved program.


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