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Aveanna Certified Nursing Assistant - PDN in Altoona, Pennsylvania

Certified Nursing Assistant - PDN

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Altoona, PA 16601



  • Sign on bonus.

  • On-Boarding bonus.

  • Commitment to Consistent care bonus.

  • Refer a friend bonus.

  • Flexible schedules, tell us your availability.

  • Tuition reimbursement.

Essential Job Functions

• Perform, assist, evaluate and document medical care, such as:

o Basic first aid taking weight and vital signs

o Ambulation, transfer and positioning with wheelchairs and other non-life support medical equipment and devices

o Prepare meals according to dietary and nutritional needs

• Help patient maintain good personal hygiene, such as:

o Assistance with bathing, toileting, grooming, shaving, skin and nail care, oral hygiene, dressing and eating

o Observe and report significant changes in patient’s condition to the (RN) Nursing Supervisor


• High school graduate or GED

• Current, unrestricted certification or proof of training as required by the state

• Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with aide care and policies and procedures

•​ Valid Driver’s License

Physical Requirements

• Must be able to lift 40 pounds

• Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting

• Must be able to sit and climb stairs

• Must have strong sense of smell and touch

• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance


• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Other Duties

• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.