Certified Nursing Asst - Long Term Care
NJ - Elizabeth (07206)
A certified nursing assistant's (CNA) main role is to provide basic care to patients, as well as assist them in daily activities they might have trouble with on their own, such as bathing. Because of the personal nature of the job, certified nursing assistants should be compassionate and enjoy helping others.
Effective July 22, 2014 Must have a valid nurse aide in long-term care facilities certificate and be registered in good standing on the NJ Nurse Aide Registry; or may be employed for less than 120 days and be currently enrolled in an approved nursing nurse aid in long term care facilities training course and scheduled to complete the skills and written / oral examination within 120 days of employment; or be employed for no more than 120 days and has been granted a conditional certification by the NJ Department of Health while awaiting clearance from the criminal background investigation. Must possess the ability to read, write and speak English. CPR/Basic life support certification within three months of employment.