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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Shreveport, LA 71105

Posted: 11/27/2023 Industry: Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Nursing Aide OR CNA Job Number: 106 Pay Rate: From $14.00 per hour

Job Description

The Nursing Assistant is responsible for performing basic care such as feeding and bathing patients, as well as performing other duties to assist patients with daily activities. The ideal candidate for this position is passionate about helping seniors and is comfortable working in a supportive environment. The Nursing Assistant will be exposed to many different types of environments including nursing homes, long term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, acute care facilities, schools, hospitals and geriatrics. This position will allow the successful candidate to work one-on-one with residents and patient families.

Job Duties:

  • Provide basic and intermediate level nursing care in the home environment.
  • Provide basic medical care such as organizing the medical files, preparing patient materials, and applying dressings.
  • Work under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or physician.
  • Provide basic home health care such as dressing wounds, applying and removing casts, giving baths, and taking blood pressure.
  • Monitor and record vital signs such as blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respirations, height and weight of patients in a nursing home or other institutional setting.
  • Teach activities of daily living to patients in a nursing home or other institutional setting.
  • Assist with rehabilitation services such as physical therapy for patients in a nursing home or other institutional setting.
  • Monitor patients' conditions at all times; respond appropriately to emergencies and accidents.

Additional Information

Job Types: Per diem, Contract, Part-time, PRN, Full-time


  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance


Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics
  • Home Health
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine


Physical setting:

  • Acute care
  • Clinic
  • Hospital
  • Inpatient
  • Long term care
  • Nursing home
  • Rehabilitation center
  • School


Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift


Supplemental schedule:

  • Extended hours
  • Holidays
  • On call
  • Overtime


Weekly schedule:

  • Choose your own hours


Work Location: In person

Meet Your Recruiter

Rapunzel Adams
CNA Staffing Coordinator

Rapunzel joined Elite's team in 2022 as a Staffing Coordinator for the medical division. She has a background in mental health and business development and has over 20 years of experience as a local musician. Rapunzel's primary goal is to ensure that our Elite employees have a variety of facilities to choose from and can find jobs. She also works with our facilities to make sure they are fully staffed in their time of need. She has one son whom she loves dearly, and she loves working at Elite! 

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