Nursing Assistant Job Description

Nursing Assistant Job Description

June 12th, 2019

Nursing Assistants work in healthcare facilities, providing care to patients by helping them with general hygiene and moving around.

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We are looking for a patient and compassionate Nursing Assistant to help patients in our healthcare facility. The Nursing Assistant is responsible for bathing, feeding and dressing patients.

To be successful as a Nursing Assistant you must be passionate about providing the highest quality of care to all patients. Ultimately, a good Nursing Assistant is able to maintain patients' dignity and privacy at all times.

Nursing Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Help patients with hygiene activities such as using the bathroom, bathing, brushing teeth and dressing.
  • Assist patients with meals by feeding them.
  • Clean linen regularly.
  • Monitor vital signs and report worrying symptoms to the RN.
  • Provide and clean bedpans.
  • Help patients with mobility problems to move around.

Nursing Assistant Requirements:

  • A valid nursing license.
  • Prior experience as a nursing assistant
  • Completed training as a nursing assistant.
  • Patience.
  • Compassion.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work long shifts.
  • Strength to lift and move patients.

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