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$11.74
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The average pay for a State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) is $11.74 per hour.

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Hourly Data $0$17
Hourly Rate $9.73 - $17.88
Overtime $16.00
Annual Data $0$37K
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$20,236 - $37,189
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 7 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)

A state tested nursing assistant (STNA) holds an entry-level position in the medical field. STNAs work in a variety of medical settings, including hospitals, retirement homes, and as home health aides. The education requirements vary depending on the state, but typically includes a high school diploma or equivalent, a 100-hour training program and additional instruction in CPR and first aid. Many states also require a supervised clinical rotation before certification.

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State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) 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.

State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) Job Listings

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Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) in Dayton:
"How irritated dementia makes ppl."
Don't forget ppl cannot help being irritable when they are I'll. Patience & understanding is the key. Find a common interest build on it....Keep daily charts if doing home care. This way if patient I'll while off wk you can check food, fluids, amount of fluids, sugar food, etc.... Charts for the patients home , keeps everyone on the same page. Allows family to keep informed. Take time to acknowledge the patients being, He/She not a job 1st , He/She is a person.

State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) in Akron:
Research places of employment for STNAs. Nursing Homes are all under staffed and causes a lot of stress and patients do not get the care /attention they need /deserve . Staff are worked to death , with little or no compensation .

State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) in Cleveland:
"It just wonderful."
Pros: The thing I like most about my job is helping my elders, and just giving them a peace of mind.
Cons: There isn't one thing I don't like about my job.

State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) in Cincinnati:
"No pay raise at all in near future."
Be patient, don't always go by the book, don't get overwhelmed, accept the answer no, don't force anything, be curtious to the residents, don't raise your voice, be kind, be gentle, don't be scared to dive in and get hands dirty, a question is never a dumb question, if you can't get to everything relay message to oncoming employee.

State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) in Cincinnati:
"Dont take your worth for granted."
Make sure your heart ❤ is in the right place in this line of work.

State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) in Dayton:
"Nursing bad attitude towards aids."
Have tough skin just do your best all the time.

State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) in Cleveland:
"Hard work with great satisfaction."
Pros: Environment -patient care.
Cons: Long hours -insuffient help.

Key Stats for State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
50%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 44%