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certified nurse assistant

n. Abbr. CNA
A person trained and certified to assist hospital patients or residents of long-term care facilities with hygiene and other activities of daily living under the supervision of a nurse.
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In April, 39 nursing employees, including 27 certified nursing assistants, nine registered nurses and three licensed practical nurses, were laid off.
Lismarie Gonzalez is a 2011 graduate of Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School's Health Technologies Program and a Certified Nursing assistant.
The union represents about 350 of the 850 hospital employees, including certified nursing assistants, housekeepers, maintenance workers, food service employees, and radiology and lab techs.
Additionally, management agreed to return ten previously laid-off Certified Nursing Assistant positions at HCA/West Hills Medical Center.
OTHER: Certified Nursing Assistant at Manor on the Hill Assisted Living Facility.
There is an additional staffing-related problem: Facilities in survey compliance difficulties lose their ability to provide the 75 hours a year of certified nursing assistant (CNA) training, so they're forced to hire already certified NAs.
Only one out of 22 high schools in North Idaho's Region 2 previously offered the course, a prerequisite to the emergency medical technician (EMT) and certified nursing assistant (CNA) courses in the high school curriculum.
The Millville resident works as a certified nursing assistant at Beaumont Nursing Home in Northbridge, and with the population of those needing long-term care growing, she will likely have job security and opportunities for advancement if she continues working with elderly patients, according to information presented yesterday at the Annual Long Term Care Nursing Day, held at the DCU Convention Center.
The academy is adding a Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate program this year as well.
This is an example of Eden's misplaced priorities -- instead of settling a contract and letting caregivers return to work, they would rather continue their anti-union campaign and bargain in bad faith," said Mira Prasad, who has worked as Certified Nursing Assistant at Eden Medical Center for ten years.
This is an example of Eden's misplaced priorities- instead of settling a contract and letting caregivers return to work, they would rather continue their anti-union campaign and bargain in bad faith," said Mira Prasad, who has worked as Certified Nursing Assistant at Eden Medical Center for ten years.
For the last three years, we've been struggling to improve patient care and working conditions at Sonoma Healthcare Center, but management refuses to hear our concerns," said Eulalia Gonzalez, a certified nursing assistant at Sonoma Healthcare Center.

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