The CNA assists patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating. Performs various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Being a CNA aids physicians and nursing staff members with procedures if needed. Collects non-invasive body fluid specimens or gathers vital signs. In addition, CNA documents patient interactions as needed. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a registered nurse or manager. Requires certified nursing assistant (CNA). Requires applicable state license. CNA’s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position’s specialty is the main requirement.

CNA Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a CNA to join our team.


  • Perform routine care rounds on each assigned resident, at minimum, every two hours (or more frequently as indicated);
  • Able to provide return demonstrations in developing a resident specific program box;
  • Review/demonstration of Bridge to Rediscovery dining program concepts, expectations and requirements;
  • Able to follow instructions provided for conducting a Montessori Based Dementia Programs (group/individual);
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care;
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of “First Do No Harm”;
  • Assistance with grooming and bathing;
  • Alzheimer’s Care;
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues;
  • Ensures that required documentation is complete and is in compliance with regulations and standards;
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as willingness to handle difficult residents;
  • Respond to resident emergencies following proper residence policy and procedure;
  • Provide personal care to residents per their individualized plan of care;
  • Assist with resident activities, encourage and assist residents to participate in activities;
  • Establish and maintain good relationship with residents and their families.


  • CPR Certified;
  • Experience in health care or long term care;
  • A valid CNA I or CNA II license;
  • At least 2 years’ experience working with the elderly;
  • Have a clean criminal background check, DMV check, and drug screen;
  • Demonstrated reliability and trustworthiness;
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner;
  • Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects 50 lbs as needed;
  • Required Certification or Registration as CNA or SRNA;
  • Must be at least 21 years of age;
  • Supportive and compassionate High School Diploma or equivalent/Experience as a Caregiver, CNA or HHA, or completion of a CNA Program;
  • Up-to-date car insurance in your name, registration and valid Driver’s License;
  • Take pride in providing high quality care;
  • Must meet the requirements of the Department of Health;
  • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, lifting, pushing, pulling 100+ pounds.