Nursing Assistant Job Description

A nursing assistant, also known as a nursing aide or certified nursing assistant, is a person who provides basic caregiving services, under the close supervision of a Registered Nurse or licensed practical nurse.

Nursing assistant job description template includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role. It's optimized for posting on online job boards or careers pages and easy to customize this template for your company.

Updated on:     
November 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Nursing Assistant who is passionate about their work and takes pride in providing quality care for patients. The ideal candidate will be a team player with a positive attitude and a strong work ethic.

Nursing Assistant Duties:

  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure quality care for residents and team members, and collaborate across the organization
  • Assist residents with activities of daily living
  • Provide emotional support to residents by engaging in activities, offering comfort, and persuading them to participate in activities
  • Provide support and assistance when team members are absent
  • Maintain a safe environment for residents and team members
  • Perform other duties as requested

Nursing Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Working knowledge of basic nursing principles
  • Ability to assist residents with personal care and hygiene
  • Ability to perform general housekeeping duties
  • Ability to communicate effectively with residents, family members, and medical staff

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Assist with activities of daily living, including cooking, cleaning, laundry, shopping, and laundry
  • Provide companionship to residents, including initiating activities and discussion with them
  • Provide assistance to residents with medication management
  • Comfort residents by checking on them and responding to their requests
  • Assist residents with personal hygiene
  • Establish and maintain a respectful, safe, and fun environment
  • Work with residents, families, and other caregivers on care plans
  • Act as a resource for interdepartmental communication
  • Inform clients, families, and caregivers of any changes or problems
  • Perform other duties as necessary
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Company Name is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.