The average hourly pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) at Palmetto Health Richland is $11.24.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
The top respondents for the job title Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) are from the companies Genesis HealthCare, HCR ManorCare and Life Care Centers of America. Reported salaries are highest at HCR ManorCare where the average pay is $12.67. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Genesis HealthCare and Kindred Healthcare, earning around $12.44 and $12.30, respectively. NHC Healthcare pays the lowest at around $10.93. Golden LivingCenters and Sava Senior Care also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.80 and $11.87, respectively.
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