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Nursing Assistants

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Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.


  • Numerous job openings and excellent job opportunities are expected.
  • Most jobs are in nursing and residential care facilities and in hospitals.
  • A high school diploma is required for many jobs; specific qualifications vary by occupation, State laws, and work setting.
  • This occupation is characterized by modest entry requirements, low pay, high physical and emotional demands, and limited advancement opportunities.


Personality I like helping others
Salary $24,190/yr ($12.10/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education High School diploma