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Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA)

Dedicated Nursing Associates, a medical staffing firm, has current openings for Geriatric Nursing Assistants (GNAs). If you are experienced in providing quality care to those who need assistance, we want you on our team! With DNA, you choose where you want to work, when you want to work, and how often you want to work.

Occupational Summary:

Perform a variety of selected patient care tasks under the direction of the charge nurse to assist medical and nursing personnel in the examination, treatment, and care of patients.

Reports To: Charge Nurse or Nursing Supervisor

Supervises: None


  1. Minimum of high school diploma or G.E.D equivalent.
  2. Certified/Registered as a Nursing Assistant in the state of practice.
  3. Has passed the Geriatric Nursing Assistant examination and is certified as a GNA.
  4. Minimum of six months experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility.
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  1. Participate in patient care assessments.
  2. Assist patients in maintaining optimum nutritional status.
  3. Assist patients in maintaining optimum bowel and bladder functions.
  4. Assist patients in participating in therapeutic activities.
  5. Assist in the development of patient treatment plans.
  6. Provide direct patient care in accordance with treatment plans as directed by the Nursing supervisor/Nurse manager.
  7. Demonstrate understanding of and utilize proper infection control policies/practices.
  8. Accompany patients as needed to various activities and functions.
  9. Complete required documentation accurately and on time.
  10. Participate in the restorative nursing program.
  11. Maintain a clean, safe, and secure environment for patients.
  12. Act in compliance with all corporate, state, federal, and other regulatory standards.
  13. Attend meetings and in-service sessions as directed.
  14. Access continuing education opportunities as appropriate to discipline to maintain clinical currency.
  15. Participate in the quality improvement process by responding appropriately to the results of medical records audits, patient satisfaction surveys, safety activities, and regulatory requirements.
  16. Participate in the quality improvement committee/activities as requested and promote quality improvement.
  17. Will participate in the facility safety program and assist in promoting awareness of safety issues
  18. Will participate in the Facility Safety Committee, as requested
  19. Perform other duties as assigned.

Dedicated Nursing Associates offers employees the following benefits:

  • Weekly pay
  • Paid time off
  • Referral bonus plan
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401k with match
  • Flexible opportunities range from 40+ Hours per week, As Needed (PRN), Contract and Travel Assignment


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear assessing/communicating with patients and staff. Occasionally the employee is required to reach into a meal cart, into a linen cart, and make beds. The employee must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by the supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based on your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.

The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time for any reason.


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Dedicated Nursing Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer