Nurse Assistant Job Description

Nurse assistants are individuals who assist licensed nurses in completing tasks and duties in a healthcare setting.

Nurse assistants take vital signs of patients, provide basic patient care, assist in range of motion exercises, and help patients transition from bed to a wheelchair.

Nurse assistants work under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or doctor.

They can also provide emotional support to patients.

Nurse assistants can be responsible for completing a variety of tasks in a healthcare setting.

Nurse assistant programs provide extensive practical training in a practical environment through classroom and clinical training.

After completing the training, nurse assistants must pass an exam to become certified.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Nurse Assistants to help us care for our patients. You'll be responsible for providing basic patient care, taking vital signs, and assisting with medical procedures. If you're a compassionate and caring individual with a passion for helping others, we want you on our team!

Nurse Assistant Duties:

  • Assist with bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring, and positioning of clients
  • Perform breathing exercises, provide emotional support, and help clients maintain personal hygiene
  • Establish and implement client’s care plan, including medication and diet
  • Keep clients on schedule, encourage clients to participate in activities, and assist clients in completing daily chores, such as laundry, cleaning, and grocery shopping
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with clients
  • Maintain confidentiality of all client information

Nurse Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Assists nursing staff in providing a variety of health care services to patients, including cleaning and dressing wounds, administering medications, and changing bed linen
  • Prepares and maintains equipment and supplies
  • Assists patients with personal hygiene and grooming
  • Takes and records vital signs, temperature, and pulse
  • Record patient's response to treatments or procedures
  • Assist in feeding and bathing patients and responding to emergency situations
  • Completes health records accurately
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Annually completes 40 hours of continued education

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Nursing assistant certification (preferred)
  • 2 years’ proven experience as a nurse assistant in long-term care facilities
  • Ability to function at an accelerated pace while maintaining attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Proficient in use of electronic medical records
  • Ability

At Company Name, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to success. We are committed to building a team that is reflective of the many backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences that make up our society. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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