HS Diploma preferred. Texas maintains additional requirements, including a background check, continuing education credits, and ongoing training throughout a CNA’s career.
CNAs must graduate from a Certified Nursing Assistant School in Texas. Candidates must also take and pass a competency exam. Proof of current CPR and Hepatitis profile.
At least one year experience as a HHA or Nursing Assistant in a hospital, nursing home, or home health agency or completion of Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Home Health Aide Program.
Demonstrate interest in the welfare of ill and elderly, perform satisfactorily on Aide Competency Evaluation Skills Checklist and written Skills Test. Must have good interpersonal skills. Must be able to read, write, follow instructions both written and verbal in English.
Reliable transportation. Valid and current Texas Driver License and valid and current auto liability insurance.