As you are aware, all service sectors are reeling under the economic crunch. But there is one sector, which is still booming and everyday, new job openings are evident and, that sector can be termed as health care sector. The rapid rise of ageing population and baby booms has led to dramatic increase in the requirements of certified nurse aide in these health care facilities to serve these rising population.
There is heavy demand for CNAs to work in various hospitals, nursing homes, long term care facilities, home health practice, adult care centers, mental cares facility and other health care facilities. They are required to offer basic everyday nursing care to various types of patients. It is also projection that there will be expected growth of 30% by 2015.
The basic duties of certified nurse aide for CNA Work can be summed up as follows:
- Basic Nursing Cares
- Personal Nursing Cares
- Adult care
- Promoting and respecting of Patientsâ€™ rights and independence
- Restorative cares
- Emergency care and infection control
- Assistance to dying patient
- Care of home based patients
- Additional Duties
These CNAs are also needed to work directly under the supervision of RN or LPN and must assist them by acting as ear and mouth of these nurses by reporting everyday condition of the patient.
The average salary, which you can earn in your CNA Work is around $20,000 to $37,000 depending upon the various factors, such as location, size, and type of facility, education and training background, designation and position and more importantly your practical personal working experience.
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