Job Description

Join our growing network of dedicated and experienced certified nursing assistants (CNAs) finding high-paying per diem job opportunities in:
Mount Pleasant-IA
,
Iowa
.

A nursing assistant working with Nursa provides basic care and helps patients with activities of daily living under the supervision of a licensed nurse. Nursing assistants work in a variety of nursing and residential care facilities, long-term care centers, assisted living facilities (ALFs), hospitals, home healthcare services, and more.

CNA Responsibilities:

Allowing for some variation in duties from one work setting to another, the following are typical responsibilities of CNAs:

  • Assist patients with activities of daily living, including bathing, toileting, dressing, feeding, and walking or exercising
  • Record vital signs, height, and weight 
  • Measure and record dietary intake and output
  • Observe or examine patients to detect symptoms that may require medical attention 
  • Document all care provided and refused and submit paperwork
  • Maintain patient confidentiality
  • Assist nurses or physicians in the operation of medical equipment or provision of care
  • Transport patients to treatment units, operating rooms, or other areas using wheelchairs, stretchers, or movable beds 
  • Clean and sanitize patients’ clothing, rooms, bathrooms, examination rooms, or other areas, maintaining safety standards and infection control procedures

CNA Qualifications:

Here are basic qualifications and important skills for nursing assistants working with Nursa:

  • Completing a nurse assistant course that meets state requirements
  • Passing the respective state’s competency exam and obtaining a certification or license—if applicable
  • Following oral and written instructions 
  • Working as part of a team 
  • Providing compassionate and reliable care
  • Communicating effectively within a team

CNA Benefits:

CNAs who find jobs with Nursa enjoy all of the following advantages:

  • Access to a wide range of per diem jobs and other short-term assignments
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Fast and straightforward payments
  • User-friendly platform and downloadable app for easy job booking 
  • Flexible scheduling to accommodate all preferences and lifestyles
Get Started in Minutes:
Nursa enables certified nursing assistants (CNAs) to work when and where they want. Get started in three easy steps:
  • Set up an account
  • Upload your licenses/certifications
  • Request shifts

About Required CNA License:

Requirements to work as a nursing assistant can vary significantly from state to state. To become a certified nursing assistant (CNA), an individual generally has to obtain a high school diploma or equivalent and/or complete a state-approved CNA program. Other typical requirements include completing an application, paying required fees, and passing a nursing assistant competency examination. Each state also has particular requirements for maintaining a certification active and/or renewing certification.

About Location:

Mount Pleasant, Iowa is a thriving and diverse rural community of 8,500 nestled in the rolling hills of Southeastern Iowa. It is located one hour from both Des Moines and Iowa City. Nursing professionals appreciate the opportunity to pick up PRN shifts in this city because of competitive wages, great work culture, and ease of commuting due to its small size. Mount Pleasant is also known for its vibrant outdoor recreation, local historical sites, and cultural experiences.

Iowa, nicknamed the "Hawkeye State," is a U.S. Midwest state known for its miles of agricultural land, natural beauty, and friendly people. Nursing professionals love working per diem shifts here due to its ample job opportunities, competitive pay, and impressive work-life balance.

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Nursa isn't just about finding a job; it's about crafting your ideal work schedule by selecting shifts. Once you create a Nursa profile, you will experience the convenience of scheduling shifts in real-time.

Although requirements vary from state to state, CNA candidates generally have to complete a state-approved training program and pass a nursing assistant competency examination.

Discover the beauty and charm of Mount Pleasant, Iowa while picking up per diem jobs! RNs, LPNs, CNAs, and allied healthcare workers enjoy the flexibility of per diem jobs that allow them to explore the area and take in the sights of the town. With its rolling hills, lush farmland, and vibrant downtown, Mount Pleasant is a great place for healthcare professionals to work and play.

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License Type
Average Pay Per hour
$
22.25
Published Date
January 29, 2024
Valid Through
March 29, 2024
Type Of Shifts
Per Diem

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