PRN CNA Jobs in Austin, Texas

Job Description

Join our growing network of dedicated and experienced certified nursing assistants (CNAs) finding high-paying per diem job opportunities in:
Austin TX
,
Texas
.

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:

Austin, Texas is a vibrant city known for its thriving music, entertainment, and technology scene. Nursing professionals often pick up per diem shifts in Austin for its high demand for healthcare professionals, favorable climate, outdoor activities, and low cost of living. The city also offers great opportunities for networking, internships, and career development.

Texas is the largest state in the continental U.S., with its nickname the Lone Star State. It is full of diverse landscapes, from mountains to hill country and beaches. Nursing professionals enjoy taking per diem shifts in Texas for the plentiful job opportunities, diverse geography, and southern hospitality.

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Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hospice RN $18.4 per hour
CNA
Hospice
Est. Total
$
165.6
Date
May 29, 2024
Time
13:00 - 22:00
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Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hospice RN $18.4 per hour
CNA
Hospice
Est. Total
$
165.6
Date
May 16, 2024
Time
13:00 - 22:00
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Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hospice RN $18.4 per hour
CNA
Hospice
Est. Total
$
165.6
Date
May 15, 2024
Time
13:00 - 22:00
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Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hospice RN $18.4 per hour
CNA
Hospice
Est. Total
$
165.6
Date
May 28, 2024
Time
13:00 - 22:00
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Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hospice RN $18.4 per hour
CNA
Hospice
Est. Total
$
165.6
Date
May 13, 2024
Time
13:00 - 22:00
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Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hospice RN $18.4 per hour
CNA
Hospice
Est. Total
$
165.6
Date
May 30, 2024
Time
13:00 - 22:00
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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.

The nursing shortage is widespread and a struggle for most facilities in Austin. Hospitals, home health agencies, long-term care facilities, medical centers, and surgery centers turn to Nursa when they need qualified nurses to ensure continuity of care.

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License Type
Average Pay Per Hour
Pay Range Per Hour
$
22.51
$
20.00
-
$
30.52
Published Date
May 17, 2024
Valid Through
July 26, 2024
Type Of Shifts
Per Diem

Facilities in

Austin TX

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CNA Jobs in Austin Offer High Per Diem Rates

“Keep Austin Weird” might be a phrase or motto you’ve heard about the city of Austin. It was created to promote small businesses and announced first on a radio station. Austin is home to some of the most state-of-the-art hospital and healthcare facilities. That being said, certified nursing assistants (CNAs) are in strong demand and the best way to tap into the market and find some of the best per diem jobs is using the Nursa™ application. It is very easy to use once you have downloaded it. You have to answer a few questions, upload a few documents, and then you can start applying to some of the best CNA jobs Austin has to offer. Today we will highlight some of the best hospitals and healthcare systems in the Austin area as well as point out some of the best places to see and visit while in Austin. 

What’s The Average CNA Salary in Austin, Texas?

CNAs can expect to make $222 per day. With per diem shifts being the main focus of Nursa™ these salaries are 9% above the national average and sometimes even higher depending on the hospital or healthcare facility. 

CNAs working in Austin, Texas work alongside other healthcare professionals, including registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs).

Some of the Best Places to Work as a CNA in Austin

Today, we will highlight the top ten places looking for CNAs to fill per diem shifts.

  1. Ally Medical Emergency Room - Round Rock Directions: 2105 E Palm Valley Blvd Round Rock, TX 78665 Phone Number: (737) 402-2983 Business website: http://allymedical.com
  2. Ally Medical Emergency Room - South Austin Directions: 8721 Menchaca Rd Austin, TX 78748 Phone Number: Phone number: (737) 295-3163 Business website: http://allymedical.com
  3. Ally Medical Emergency Room - Bastrop Directions: 512 Hwy 71 W Bastrop, TX 78602 Phone Number: (512) 772-5091Business website: http://allymedical.com
  4. Ally Medical Emergency Room - Central Austin Directions: 5525 Burnet Rd Ste A Austin, TX 78756 Phone Number: (737) 295-3160 Business website: http://allymedical.com
  5. VIK Complete Care - Westlake Directions: 6836 Bee Cave Rd Ste 112 Austin, TX 78746 Phone Number: (512) 387-7920 Business Website: http://visitcompletecare.com
  6. The Hospital At Westlake Medical Center Directions: 5656 Bee Caves Rd Ste M-302 Austin, TX 78746 Phone Number: (512) 327-0000 Business Website: https://www.westlakemedical.com/
  7. Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin Directions: 1201 W 38th St Austin, TX 78705 Phone Number: (512) 324-1000 Business website: http://www.seton.net
  8. St. David's Women's Center Directions: 12106-12220 Renfert Way Austin, TX 78758 Phone Number: 512-901-1050 Business Website: http://www.womenscenteroftexas.com/
  9. St. Jude Medical Directions: 805 Las Cimas Pkwy Ste 100 Austin, TX 78746 Phone Number: (512) 732-0594
  10. Dell Children's Medical Center Directions: 4900 Mueller Blvd Austin, TX 78723 Phone Number: (512) 324-0000 Business Website: http://www.dellchildrens.net

Things to Do While in Austin Texas

Austin offers something for everyone when it comes to live music, food, art, outdoor springs, and even bat caves. Today we will offer some suggestions to do while in town and not working per diem shifts on Nursa™.

  1. What better way to see the bats under the Congress Avenue Bridge then from a Segway tour. You’ll get to see a large portion of the city around dusk time and not have to walk anywhere. The tours last around two and a half hours and are offered in English and Spanish. The tour is by Gliding Revolution. 
  2. Barton Springs Pools are an amazing three acre fresh water spring that can has a temperature of around 68-70 degrees year round and makes it an ideal place to get some fresh water swimming and education about the springs and protected animals in the area. The website can be found here.
  3. You can’t mention BBQ unless Franklin BBQ is in the conversation. They claim to have the best BBQ in the universe, and the times listed on the website always say until sold out. Get there early and arrive hungry because this is some of the best that Austin has to offer. Their website can be found here

Austin, Texas has a thriving and large craft brewing atmosphere. They have even dedicated a tour that takes a half a day just to visit three of the local craft beer breweries. Along the way, there will be chances for multiple tastes and ways to pick up your favorites for drinking at a later time. Here is a link for the tickets.

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