Avg. Salary
$15.12
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Nursing Assistant in Newark, New Jersey is $15.12 per hour.

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Job Description for Nursing Assistant

Nursing assistants help nurses and other healthcare staff in attending to patients’ care needs in a variety of settings – nursing homes, hospitals, and hospices among them. They usually work under the supervision of a registered nurse, and may work on a part-time, as-needed, or full-time basis.

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Nursing Assistant 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.

About Newark, New Jersey

Essex County, New Jersey
281,913
Male:
138,040 (49.0%)
Female:
143,873 (51.0%)
Newark (/ˈnuː.ərk/ or also locally /nʊərk/) is the largest city (by population) in the U.S. state of New Jersey, and the county seat of Essex County. One of the nation's major air, shipping, and rail hubs, the city had a population of 277,140 in 2010, making it the nation's 67th most-populous municipality, after being ranked 63rd in the nation in 2000. For 2015, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated a population of 281,944, an increase of 1.7% from the 2010 enumeration, ranking the city the 70th largest in the nation. Newark is the second largest city in the New York metropolitan area, located approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of lower Manhattan. Settled in 1666 by Puritans from New Haven Colony, Newark is one of the oldest European cities in the United States. Its location at the mouth of the Passaic River (where it flows into Newark Bay), has made the city's...
Newark:
$30,966
New Jersey:
$72,222
$978
Newark:
$235,700
New Jersey:
$322,600
9.3%

Nursing Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Nursing Assistant

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
50%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits
None: