The CNA Job Descriptions

CNA jobs can be assimilate in almost healthcare establishments, hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities, private homes, mental and rehabilitation centers and other related institutions that have CNA services necessities. Nursing aides will have to play lots and diverse tasks vary on the working place he or she was employed. The foremost concern of CNAs are the well-being of patients so they are oblige to monitor, assist, observe and provide what is needed by the healthcare consumers. They have to manage daily activities and make documentations for the condition of the patient. Most of the working obligations of the professional nursing assistants are written below:


1. Provide healthcare needs. Patients are basically and essentially needed to be given proper and right healthcare services and assistance for the betterment of their condition. They must be help in eating, teeth brushing, drinking, bathing, dressing, combing, exercising, medicine taking and others. Keeping the personal hygiene of the patients can contribute wellness to their living situation together with a comfortable environment wherein CNAs have to do fixing and making beds, light and temperature adjustment of the room and cleaning floor, putting away some hazardous materials to prevent possible injuries or accidents.

2. Vital signs supervision. CNAs should have to supervise, monitor and measure the vital signs and conditions of certain patients which will be reported to the nurse supervisor. Blood pressures, heartbeat, pulse, temperature, respiration and urination must be monitored and weight and height must be measured, needed laboratory specimen collection and healthcare environment maintenance are the other obligations.

3. Movements Assistance for the patients. Every moves including exercising, walking, stretching are cover here as well as the recovery of the body health, strength and normal functions of body parts.

4. Cleanliness and orderliness. CNAs should have to keep everything inside the patients’ room clean and in order to prevent some infection and other contaminated germs. These will need a proper handling and procedures such as washing, sterilizing and others. Every findings must be reported for and action.

5. Over all assistance and communication. Provide assistance to the doctors and nurses including patients’ admissions and discharging. One should be also having good communication skills and aura towards the people and the course.

These are the CNA job descriptions.