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Job Title: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Job Summary: We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to provide basic care to patients in our healthcare facility. The CNA will work under the supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse and will assist with daily living activities, monitor vital signs, and provide emotional support to patients and their families.


  • Assist patients with daily living activities, including bathing, dressing, grooming, and toileting
  • Monitor and record vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature, and pulse
  • Assist with mobility and transfers, including using assistive devices and lifting equipment
  • Provide emotional support to patients and their families
  • Document patient care activities and report any changes in patient condition to the nursing staff
  • Assist with feeding and hydration, including monitoring intake and output
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for patients
  • Adhere to all healthcare regulations and protocols


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a state-approved CNA training program
  • Current CNA certification
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients and their families
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Physical stamina and strength to lift and move patients

Working Conditions: The CNA will work in a healthcare facility, such as a hospital, nursing home, or assisted living facility. The work may involve standing for long periods, lifting and moving patients, and exposure to infectious diseases. The CNA may work day, evening, or night shifts, and may be required to work weekends and holidays.

Salary: The salary for a CNA varies depending on experience, location, and employer. The average salary for a CNA is $28,540 per year.

Benefits: The CNA may be

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Cna

What is the best way to find and hire a Cna near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Cna applicants. Employers posting their Cna job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Cna applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Cna are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 13 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 2 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Cna positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Cna role?
SMS has 97% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Cna job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Cnas are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 196% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Cna applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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