In Australia, certified nursing assistant employment opportunities are many due to the Federal Government demanding the States run a vastly improved health care system that meets today’s standard.
The health system focus is now geared towards taking palliative care patients out of the hospital bed environment and towards dedicated nursing homes. The result has been a large demand in employment opportunities for certified nursing assistant staff.
The nursing homes rely on nursing assistants to assist and support the enrolled and registered nurses. The certified cna’s are the backbone of any nursing team and are well recognized in their role.
It will be the senior nursing staff that provide the nursing assistant with ongoing, on the job training.
By working in a variety of areas the nursing assistant will become multi skilled and such training will add a nice boost to your resume or next job application.
If you hold a nursing assistant position in a remote area then the training you received through mainstream hospitals or nursing homes, will prepare you for any scenario that you might face.
Certified Nursing Assistant Employment In Acute Care
Acute care certified nursing assistants work on the wards in major government and private hospitals providing front line care to the clients. The registered nurses have their time at work filled by providing clinical care to the clients and rely heavily on highly trained and certified assistant nurses.
It is for these reasons, that health organizations will offer wage packages targeted towards certified nursing assistant employment positions often higher then the regulated State Awards to attract and keep qualified staff. Gone are the days when assistant nurses formed part of the casual pool. Certified nursing assistants are being offered full time positions with rostered hours to work around their lifestyles.
Certified nursing assistant employment opportunities for full time staff are high in both the medical field such as the hospitals and increasingly more in the nursing home environment.
We have seen an increasing demand for certified nursing assistant employment in rural areas at both regional hospitals as well as local nursing homes. Couple this with the demand from local medical centres and you will quickly see that you have a choice of field you want to work in as well as the location.
Major online and local employment agencies have on their books, permanent positions available for certified nursing assistant employment in many areas. It will be a simple matter of contacting the local employment agency and ask them what opportunities they have.
During any interview for a position, always make sure the employer will continue to provide you with ongoing on the job training and periods for study. Often employers will offer good working conditions that include set hours of work, rostered days off work of your choosing, day – afternoon and night shifts with the appropriate allowances.
Certified Nursing Assistant Employment Overseas Positions
Overseas candidates are welcome to work in Australia and this is often achieved under a working Visa. Searching on line for the Australian local listing will enable you to make email contact with major Australia career centres who specialise in certified nursing assistant employment placement.
So as you can see, there has never been a better time to work in a general or private hospital or nursing home as a certified nursing assistant as the employment opportunities are endless.
Certified nursing assistant employment provides a rewarding, both in satisfaction and financially, career choice.