Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
The Certified Nursing Assistant provides daily direct care to residents/patients, including but not limited to: bathing, dressing, grooming; food consumption; transferring and ambulating. Provision of care also includes: providing comfort to residents by creating a positive home-like environment; offering emotional support; and working with residents’ families.
JOB CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT
(also known as PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN)
To qualify for a Certified Nursing Assistant position, candidates must:
- Either provide a copy of your certification, licensure, school diploma, or other such proof that they graduated from an accredited school for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) / Patient Care Technician OR
- If you worked as a CNA / Patient Care Technician, you must provide a letter from the worksite that states that you worked as a fulltime CNA for at least three months (420 hours) for pay under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician. The letter must include you job starting and ending dates of work. The letter must be on the worksite’s letterhead and must be notarized by a Notary Public.
- Provide written proof of Covid 19 vaccination.
- Provide written proof of negative tuberculosis (TB) test.
- Pass a federal background check before arriving to the job.
- Speak, read, and write in English in order to read and write medical records AND communicate successfully with patients and medical staff.
- After arrival, Take and pass a drug test and pass the Delaware criminal background check. (No cost to employee)
- After arrival, apply for CNA license in the State of Delaware (“reciprocity”). (No cost to employee)