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.
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
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
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
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.
New Orleans is a vibrant and culturally rich city in Louisiana. It is famous for its lively nightlife, unique music, and cuisine that attract people from all around the world. Nursing professionals love giving per diem shifts in this city as it pays well for quality care while not being a full-time commitment.
Louisiana is the 25th most populous state located in the South Central U.S. with Baton Rouge as its capital. Known as the "Pelican State," Louisiana strikes a perfect balance with its vibrant and unique cultures, culinary creations, and outdoor adventures. Its nickname reflects its feathered state bird.
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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.
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