CNA Careers in the Home Health Care Setting
The role of the CNA in the home health care setting can be slightly different than the CNA (certified nursing assistant) in the acute care setting. The difference is not only in some of the tasks, but in the acuity and number of patients for which the CNA cares.
The certified nursing assistant most often works the day shift in the home health care setting. The shift can be 2, 4, or 6 hours. The shift most often is not a full eight hours for the nursing assistant because if the patient needs such a large amount of care, a nurse is usually required.
Typical Responsibilities of a Home Health CNA
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