CNA- Certified Nursing Assistant is a lifelong learning experience, and this is the profession that offers wide range of levels of practicing through the art of nursing. Although, the licensed nurses are called nurses, but certified ones plays an important part when it comes to patient’s care.
Being CNA, you are offered variety of jobs in health care sector that includes hospitals, clinics, old age homes, long term care facilities centers, day care center etc. CNA are also widely seen placed at home health care services offering health care services in the patient’s own home.
Types Of Patients: CNA in home health care services can come across different patients, assisting them by offering different medical care in the home rather than hospitals. This includes patients suffering from stroke, handicapped, mental problems, long term illness, accident, and surgeries.
Importance Of CNA: You being CNA professional do a great deal of personal patient care within home of the patients right from taking personal care to offering emotional support. Furthermore, it also includes patient with some of the medical care especially those patients that are disabled or suffering from long term illness.
Thus, there are lots of duties and most importantly how you treat the patient, the care, and the emotional support you give is the most important thing that speaks about how good you are at your profession. Your treating the patient has great impact on the patients, both the ways medically as well as emotionally. Hence, the well-being of the patient that you are taking care completely depends on CNA.
CNA In Home Health Care Services: CNA professionals who are employed in home health care services are also asked to perform some personal errands and house-keeping tasks for patients such as grocery shopping, cleaning linens, cooking, and providing transportation.
Medical Record Keeping: Being employed in home health care services, you being CNA professional also requires to keep the medical records of the patient diet, vital statistics and overall progress. Sometimes you are also requires to monitor blood pressure, heart rate, work as a therapists etc.
There are endless task that you being CNA professional required to perform when you are employed to offer home health care services. This makes your job no less important, in fact it is the most responsible than what you are working at other professional health care places. The profession is undoubtedly rewarding one in terms of offering great career and perks.