If you are reading this post, chances are you want to work in a health facility or have a great desire to help others. A CNA nurse is a vital position in any hospital or clinic setting.
Unlike other nursing jobs, you do not require a college degree to be a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA); however, you need a certification or a diploma from a technical school to start working in the healthcare industry. So it’s a great starting point!
As a CNA, you will work with nurses and other healthcare professionals. You will have several duties and will perform different tasks.
If you are unsure about this role and its benefits, here are some reasons and responsibilities you will carry out daily.
Reasons to work as a CNA
You will learn a lot!
As a Certified Nurse Assistant, you will have numerous responsibilities. You will be in a fast-paced environment, from administrative tasks to aiding with equipment and tools. You will be working and assisting medical professionals daily and performing different tasks.
You will get the reward of helping others
One of the reasons most people choose this career path is the reward of helping others. To help them get better from an injury or treatment will give you a sense of gratification. You will often create bonds with the patients, and seeing them smile again will also put a smile on your face too.
Opportunity to grow
CNA is an entry-level position. That doesn’t mean there won’t be growth in it. Getting a certification as a nurse assistant is the first step most nurses take before they get a degree. If you aspire to get more experience and develop your life in this department, being a CNA is an excellent stepping stone to different degrees.
Training is easy and friendly
As mentioned, this is the first step many nurses take before they take their education to the next level. We offer an affordable training program that can take 4 to 16 weeks to get your certification. The course will train you in your responsibilities and tasks as a certified nurse assistant.
Responsibilities as a CNA
We already talked about the reasons why you should become a CNA. Now let’s quickly see the primary responsibilities you will have on a daily basis.
Answering Phone Calls
Helping patients eat
Help with the patient’s hygiene
Give emotional support
Gathering Medical Supplies
Checking and reporting patient’s vital signs like blood pressure and heart rate
Assist with equipment and tools. Getting them sanitized and ready for use.
Administer the proper medications and doses
These are some of the main tasks. The duties might vary depending on the patient’s condition. Like any job, you will learn new things every day once you are on the field.
We would LOVE to get you on our team!
At Signature Health Services, we are training and hiring CNAs. You will work with professionals who will help you and guide you in each step. Our team is growing, and we would love to get you involved in the healthcare industry.
We are committed to efficiently reaching our common goals; celebrating individual and collective achievement. A dedicated team of exceptional professional managers and nurses serves to streamline communication with providers and to deliver exceptional home healthcare to our patients.
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Signature Health Services is pleased to accept the following insurance, which covers the cost of in-home nursing care and therapy:
Medicare Advantage Partners:
• Humana • Devoted • United Healthcare – TRS • Wellcare