CNA – Certified Nursing Assistant – NJ & NY

Job description

  • Checks vital signs, weighs and measures patients, obtains specimens and records findings on patient’s chart.
  • Instructs patients on how to obtain specimens for laboratory testing and performs basic specimen screening.
  • Performs vision and hearing testing and simple urinalysis.
  • Administers emergency first aid, including basic life support procedures.
  • Performs simple first aid such as dressing changes, bandaging and cleansing of wounds, irrigation and cleansing of ears.
  • Prepares patient for examination and assists medical provider during examination by providing necessary supplies/equipment.
  • Prepares examining room for examination including cleaning and sterilizing instruments and equipment.
  • Informs patients on proper preparation for various medical testing.
  • Conducts interview of client to obtain routine personal and medical information and appropriate health history.
  • Maintains, completes, processes and files patients’ charts, appropriate forms and documents.
  • Reports observations of patient to medical staff caring for patient to ensure professional assessment.
  • Answers routine inquiries of patients in person or via telephone and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Participates in informing patients and their families of health care services and achieving healthful, safe living.
  • Maintains inventory of the unit’s equipment stock and supplies.
  • Works effectively as a team member in the delivery of care and assists in the orientation of new employees.
  • Directs and escorts patients to other hospital departments and/or facilities, as needed.
  • Coordinates efforts of various clinic and facility departments in scheduling and rebooking appointments through manual and/or automated systems and enters pertinent patient information into hospital data systems.
  • Obtains blood specimens for laboratory testing by performing venipuncture and/or fingerstick testing.
  • Operates electrocardiograph equipment to record electrical wave tracing of the electrical currents of the heart muscle.


1-2+ years of hospital/medical healthcare experience – AHA BLS – preferred

A four-year High School Diploma or its educational equivalent/GED

Successful completion of a NJ or NY Department of Health prescribed training program for CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) – Must have appropriate current certification/licensure.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Temporary

Pay Rate: $25.00 – $28.00 per hour


  • Health insurance
  • Referral program

Medical specialties:

  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Ob/Gyn
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Urgent Care
  • Wound Care


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Overnight shift
  • Rotating weekends
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:


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