Louisiana CNA Employment Outlook

The health care industry is one of the strongest sectors of the Louisiana economy and demand for skilled workers is high. Many people are choosing to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to take advantage of the many job opportunities available throughout Louisiana and the various salary and benefits packages available to workers in the health care field.


Many CNAs find employment fairly quickly and enjoy long-term job stability. Nurse aides in Louisiana might find employment in a hospital, long-term care center, health clinic, in-home care position, nurse aide training center or private medical office. Louisiana workers looking to avoid unemployment might want to consider a career as a CNA since the long-term employment outlook is very strong.

CNA job openings appear frequently and when searching for a position it is recommended that you check back often for new CNA job postings that meet your requirements. When employers have several job candidates to consider for an open position they will most likely base their hiring decision on a combination of the following factors: training and certification, years of experience in this field or position, and personal interviews. It is the candidate’s job to prepare themselves and their resume accordingly.

To find the CNA position that is right for you it is recommended that you interview for multiple openings and ask potential employers lots of questions. This will give you a clear understanding of the employer’s expectations and about your potential future work environment.

Salary expectations for a CNA in Louisiana range between $18,000 to $36,000 per year or $9 to $16 per hour. These salary estimates do not include additional employment benefits such as health care plans, dental and vision coverage, paid time off and retirement plan contributions.



Nursing Assistant Jobs in LA

Most recently posted CNA job openings in Louisiana:

Cna
From Terrebonne General Medical Center in Houma, LA
Under the direction and supervision of the RN/LPN, assists in providing nursing care of patients by working cooperatively with other team members in…
 
Cna – Rehab Unit (per Diem)
From St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington, LA 70433
Summary of the Job: The Nursing Assistant assists the nursing staff in performing routine patient care to a group of patients for a designated period of time…
 
Cna, Certified Nursing Assistant – Physical Rehab – Prn
From Christus Health in Lake Charles, LA 70601
Description May be specialized to perform some clinical treatments including non-invasive sterile procedures. May do some basic unit assistant duties….
 
3p-11p Cna – Certified Nursing Assistant
From Waldon Health Care in New Orleans, LA
*Hiring for 3p-11p shift. FULL-TIME Certified Nursing Assistants needed for Long Term Care Facility in Kenner.* Duties include but are not limited to: *…
 
Certified Nursing Assistant (cna) – Central
From Heart Of Hospice, Llc in Alexandria, LA
Job Title: Certified Nursing Assistant Reports To: Patient Care Manager Exemption Status: Non-exempt Job Description Summary The Certified Nursing…
 
Cna – Certified Nursing Assistant
From Eunice Manor Nursing Home in Eunice, LA
Eunice Manor is seeking compassionate, kind, loving, and committed CNAs for all shifts. Full-time only. Please apply *IN PERSON* at Eunice Manor Nursing Home,…
 
Cna, Certified Nurse Assistant
From Christus Health in Alexandria, LA 71301
The CNA performs assigned tasks in accordance with the hospital’s philosophy, values, standards, policies and procedures….
 
Cna, Certified Nursing Assistant I – Cardiac Stepdown
From Christus Health in Shreveport, LA 71105
CNA. Provides a wide variety of services to the customer under the direct supervision of Nursing….
 
Direct Service Worker (caregiver, Cna, Personal Care Assistant)
From Human Services Management & Investment Llc in Houma, LA 70360
~ CNA License or at least 12 months prior experience as a caregiver, PCA, CNA, or DSW. Looking for DSWs in Cut Off, Larose, Patterson and Luling….
 
Hospice Cna/home Health Aide
From Canon Hospice, Llc in Baton Rouge, LA 70816
The CNA will not function in any manner viewed as the practice of nursing according to the Nurse Practice Act….
 
Caregivers/cna’s
From Senior Helpers in Lafayette, LA 70503
CNA license is a huge plus, but not required. Are you looking for a job that improves, and enriches the lives of others as well as yourself?…
 
Certified Nursing Assistant (cna)
From United Medical Staffing in Baton Rouge, LA
United Medical Staffing Inc. is looking for a Certified Nursing Assistant in Baton Rouge, LA to work in Acute Care Setting. Responsibilities: Assists with…
 

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