CNA – Certified Nursing Assistant

March 31, 2017

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. In nursing or long-term care facilities, a CNA is often a patient’s main caregiver.

Job Responsibilities

CNAs assist patients with daily activities and while some CNAs have additional responsibilities, such as administering medication, the core functions on the job include:

  • Bathe and dress patients
  • Serve meals and help patients eat
  • Take vital signs
  • Turn or reposition patients who are bedridden
  • Collect information about conditions and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses and doctors
  • Provide and empty bedpans
  • Lift patients into beds, wheelchairs, exam tables, etc.
  • Answer patient calls
  • Examine patients for bruises, blood in urine or other injuries/wounds
  • Clean and sanitize patient areas
  • Change bed sheets and restock rooms with necessary supplies


Edison– Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday (9 am -12 pm)

Albany – Every Other Weekend 9 am -12 pm/ 3 pm -6 pm

Colquitt – Every Other Weekend Saturday 8 am -10 am/ Sunday 8 am -10 am/ 5 pm -7 pm

Tifton – Tuesday and Thursday and Every Other Weekend- 9 am 12:30 pm

Tifton – Every Other Weekend 8 am -10:30 am


Affordable Homecare Provider & Private Pay / Medicaid

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