Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Advice

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

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Portsmouth:
Its hard work but gotta have love and compassion for your job.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in McAllen:
You have to love your job to be happy.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Ottawa:
"Enjoyable, busy, knowledgeable."
Pros: Meeting different people.
Cons: Non communication between shifts, and departments at times.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Fremont:
"What kind of a boss I was working for."
Do alot of research before you take a job. Some companies have a better reputation than others.Where I work it can be very stressful.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Kansas City:
"Certified Nursing Assistant/ Nurse Tech/PCT."
Pros: The Pts and their families truly make me love my job when they are not only understanding but also appreciative.
Cons: VERY stressful at times; Often understaffed, Less than understanding boss and patient families. Little respect.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Blackstone:
"Stressful environment."
Pros: I love making a difference in so many lives, working as a CNA, RNA, and also working along side of Supervisors, scheduling doctors appt.and transportation.
Cons: Lack of communication throughout the facilty, Management likes to talk down to co workers.You have mutiple jobs for less pay.Pay rates needs to be higher.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Florence:
"Getting paid 8 0 hrs."
Getting paid 80hrs.