Nurse's Aide (Certified) Salary
A Nurse's Aide (Certified) earns an average wage of $11.62 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Emergency Room (ER) is associated with high pay for this job.
|Salary||$14,760 - $54,404|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $979|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$19,356 - $33,703|
|Hourly Rate||$9.33 - $15.64|
|Overtime||$6.27 - $20.95|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $979|
|Total Pay (||$19,356 - $33,703|
Job Description for Nurse's Aide (Certified)
A certified nurse's aide provides support to a number of professionals in a client's care. They may responsible for a wide range of tasks, such as taking a patient's vital signs and assisting patients at meal times.Read More...
They are also responsible for assisting a designated nurse or nurses with their responsibilities during the course of the day, through tasks such as maintaining documentation of patient information and logging updates on patient care in the facility's computer systems. Ensuring that all supplies are ready for patients' treatments, procedures, and care may be another responsibility of the certified nurse's aide; those duties may vary from ensuring that tools are sterilized to preparing rooms to communicating with the patient so they have a good understanding of the treatment.
The certified nurse's aide generally work in a medical setting, such as a hospital, clinic, or long-term care facility. The hours worked may vary depending on the facility's hours of operation; however, the certified nurse's aid may work long hours and spend many hours on their feet.
A certified nurse's aide generally must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED, along with at least a year of experience in a similar care setting. Proper certification with the relevant state agency is also required for this position, as is comfort working in medical settings and the ability to use basic computer software. A certified nurse's aid must also be trustworthy, patient, and able to communicate effectively in a way that makes clients feel at ease.
Nurse's Aide (Certified) Tasks
- Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
- Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
- Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
- Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
- Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.
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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse's Aide (Certified)
Pay by Experience for a Nurse's Aide (Certified) has a positive trend. An entry-level Nurse's Aide (Certified) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 385 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nurse's Aide (Certified) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 229 salaries. An experienced Nurse's Aide (Certified) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 315 salaries. A Nurse's Aide (Certified) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 144 salaries.
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