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Job Title: Nurse Assistant

Job Summary: We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Nurse Assistant to join our healthcare team. The Nurse Assistant will be responsible for providing basic care to patients, assisting with daily activities, and monitoring their health status. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, be able to work well in a team, and have a strong desire to help others.


  • Assist patients with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and grooming
  • Monitor patients' vital signs and report any changes to the nursing staff
  • Help patients with mobility and transferring to and from beds, chairs, and wheelchairs
  • Assist with feeding and hydration of patients
  • Keep patient rooms clean and organized
  • Answer patient calls and provide assistance as needed
  • Document patient care activities and report any concerns to the nursing staff


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a Nurse Assistant training program
  • Current certification as a Nurse Assistant
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong desire to help others
  • Ability to lift and move patients as needed

Working Conditions: The Nurse Assistant 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 Nurse Assistant may be required to work weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts.

Salary: The salary for a Nurse Assistant varies depending on experience, location, and employer. The average salary for a Nurse Assistant is $28,000 per year.

Benefits: The Nurse Assistant may be eligible for benefits such as health insurance, paid time off, and retirement plans. The specific benefits offered will depend on the employer.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Nurse Assistant

What is the best way to find and hire a Nurse Assistant near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Nurse Assistant applicants. Employers posting their Nurse Assistant job on Indeed get about 20 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Nurse Assistant applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Nurse Assistant are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 14 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 5 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Nurse Assistant positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Nurse Assistant role?
SMS has 99% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Nurse Assistant job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Nurse Assistants are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 183% 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 Nurse Assistant 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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