Start a Career Helping Others With Nursing Assistant Training from Miller-Motte College in Raleigh
Have you always wanted a career that will make a difference in other people’s lives? Are you a naturally helpful and caring individual? If so, a career as a Nursing Assistant may be the right choice for you!
Our hands-on Nursing Assistant program** has helped students from the Raleigh, Clayton, Durham, Garner and Knightdale areas get the credentials and training they need to start exciting careers as Nursing Assistants in the field of healthcare. In as little as three months, you can earn a Certificate of Completion from our Nursing Assistant program that will help you enter the workforce with the skills you need to succeed and earn a competitive salary.
What Are the Everyday Responsibilities of a Nursing Assistant?
Nursing Assistants are responsible for monitoring the well-being of, and working directly with, their patients. They also help their patients complete daily tasks based on their level of mobility, while forming relationships with those they assist. Below is a list of typical Nursing Assistant job duties:
- Measure and record patients’ vital signs and report health concerns
- Transfer patients between wheelchairs and beds
- Help patients bathe and dress
- Serve meals and help patients eat and drink
Nursing Assistants are vital to any medical team. They are frequently the first person a patient will speak to and they are responsible for reporting health concerns to a nurse and noting the behavioral changes of their patients.
What Will I Learn in the Nursing Assistant Program?
Our goal at Miller-Motte College Raleigh is to make sure you have the experience and skills to graduate, begin your career as a Nursing Assistant. Our unique Nursing Assistant program blends real-life experience, classroom instruction and career assistance to help you obtain a job in the healthcare workforce.
Nursing Assistants are in high demand in the rapidly growing field of healthcare. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the estimated number of Nursing Assistant jobs will grow by 21% by the year 2022. That’s nearly double the national average!
Below are just a few of the skills you will gain in our Nursing Assistant program:
- Medical terminology
- How to collect and handle lab samples properly
- Infection control and safety procedures
- How to groom and dress patients
- How to safely transfer patients from a wheelchair to a bed and vice versa
To learn more about the courses we offer in our Nursing Assistant program, download our Course Catalog.
Just One Phone Call Can Launch Your Career in Healthcare!
Don’t wait to get started in a new career! You can begin today with just one easy phone call. Our Admissions Representatives are waiting to help you with every step of the enrollment process.
on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/nursing-assistants.htm (visited August 16, 2015). **This program is not within the scope of ACICS accreditation. This program is not eligible for Title IV funding.