The average salary for a Nursing Assistant is R119,470.
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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. Generally speaking, nursing assistants work indoors, though in some settings, such as nursing homes, duties may include such tasks as pushing residents’ wheelchairs outside or in an enclosed courtyard se…Read more
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.
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Long Term Care
Skills in Long Term Care, Acute Care and Psychiatric are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Elder Care.
Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Assistant
An entry-level Nursing Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R114,572 based on 15 salaries. An early career Nursing Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R111,754 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Nursing Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R120,442 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Nursing Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R136,420 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R121,259.
Years of Experience
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