Sample Certified Nursing Assistant Job Description

Job Description

At [CompanyX], we’re proud to set the standard for comprehensive healthcare service. We wouldn’t be able to provide the care that we do without the dedicated work of our nursing assistants. We’re currently seeking a qualified medical assistant to join our team of caring professionals. The ideal candidate will have extensive medical experience in a patient-facing environment. With superior professionalism and communication skills, you’re driven by a desire to help make patients’ healthcare experiences as comfortable, efficient, and rewarding as possible. You’re committed to continuing our tradition of excellent patient-centered care. 

Objectives of this Role

  • Provide and enhance patient care under direction of nursing staff and physicians
  • Understand provider-to-patient flow to assist physicians and nurses in maintaining an efficient, productive office
  • Create and maintain relationships of confidence and trust with new and existing patients
  • Provide your assigned patients with routine daily nursing care in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern our facility
  • Contribute to continuous process improvement by taking an active role in patient experience and satisfaction

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Maintain an orderly and sanitary environment, including the preparation of examination and treatment rooms with necessary instruments prior to each appointment
  • Make rounds and communicate with incoming and outgoing staff to ensure that each patient is safe and comfortable at the change of shift
  • Measure vital signs, update patient information and changes in medical history, and prepare patients for examination and/or treatment
  • Assist with transporting patients to examination rooms, diagnostics, and other activities as needed
  • Report pertinent physical conditions and behavioral observations to the unit nurse

Skills and Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in medical assistance or other medical field
  • 3+ years of experience as a certified nursing assistant in a healthcare facility
  • Previous experience in nursing, patient care, or other related fields
  • Ability to build rapport with patients with a compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Superior communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a medical specialty
  • Proven dedication to patient-centered care
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)