The average hourly pay for an Experienced Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in New Zealand is NZ$19.90.
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Job Description for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Certified nurse assistants (CNAs) provide care to patients, often in facilities such as nursing homes. They generally assist patients with basic needs, such as bathing, dressing, mobility, positioning, eating, and grooming, among other things. They often care for multiple patients who have a variety of health needs and personal abilities, so it is important for nurse assistants to be knowledgeable of the types of care which should be administered and sensitive to the needs of individual patients…Read more
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Tasks
- Assists with direct patient care under the supervision of the RN or other medical professionals.
- Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed.
- Position, feed, bathe, dress and assist patients with grooming and other tasks.
- Observe patients' conditions, measure and record food and liquid intake and output and vital signs, and report changes to professional staff.
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
An early career Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$20.17 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$19.65 based on 15 salaries.
Years of Experience
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