How do they match: Nursing Assistants

  • Nursing Assistants

  • Nurse Assistant
  • Nurse Sitter
  • Nurse Technician
  • Nurse's Assistant
  • Nursery Technician
  • Nurses' Aide
  • Nursing Aide
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Nursing Attendant
  • Nursing Care Attendant
  • Nursing Home Aide
  • Nursing Technician
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Certified Nurses Aide
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Attendant
  • Competency Evaluated Nurse Aide
  • First Aid Nurse
  • Geriatric Nursing Assistant
  • Inpatient Nursing Aide
  • Licensed Nursing Assistant
  • Practical Nurse
  • State Tested Nursing Assistant
  • Student Nurse

  • Provide or assist with basic care or support under the direction of onsite licensed nursing staff. Perform duties such as monitoring of health status, feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, or ambulation of patients in a health or nursing facility. May include medication administration and other health-related tasks. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.

  • Administer medications or treatments, such as catheterizations, suppositories, irrigations, enemas, massages, or douches, as directed by a physician or nurse.
  • Apply clean dressings, slings, stockings, or support bandages, under direction of nurse or physician.
  • Assist nurses or physicians in the operation of medical equipment or provision of patient care.
  • Document or otherwise report observations of patient behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
  • Gather information from caregivers, nurses, or physicians about patient condition, treatment plans, or appropriate activities.
  • Measure and record food and liquid intake or urinary and fecal output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
  • Record vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Set up treating or testing equipment, such as oxygen tents, portable radiograph (x-ray) equipment, or overhead irrigation bottles, as directed by a physician or nurse.