Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)?

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Cicero:
Pros: My coworkers, are the reason I still work there.
Cons: Very understaffed, and administration doesn't listen to our complaints.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Blair:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Helping the people I get to help, gettinto know these people, knowing im making a difference in their lives.
Cons: They way my boss treats me, the way some of the aides act, the drama between aides, being treated like I dont know what im doing.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Muskogee:
"Great."
Pros: Working with people.
Cons: Standing and walking with few breaks.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Cheyenne:
Pros: Its a rewardaing job to help case/assisting older people with daily activities.
Cons: There is a constan lack of staff and hard working responsible staff. With a high turnover rate with new staff lasting about a month. Possibly due a lack of adiquate pay and support from management.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Everett:
"It's not a career."
Pros: You get to meet the most interesting residents. They always have stories to tell and when they love you, they will request your name more often.
Cons: One aide to 10-12 residents. You put all of them to bed, toilet all of them 2-6 times per shift, you dress them, bathe them, change their poopy briefs, feed them. You get very little help from staff. BAD PAY.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Rexburg:
Pros: Being able to help people.
Cons:

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in New York:
Pros: Being a certified nurse has actually made me feel good about myself. This is something that I love to do. Before I became a CNA, I was actually taking care of my mom when she was sick at the time. Its just knowing that one day I might get old or sick and I would want someone there for me. So I feel a little bit of what there feeling.
Cons: There isn't anything about the job that I dislike. If anything it would be the staff on shift. But nothing to serious. There's a place and time for everything. I have no kids so I have the time.