New Mexico CNA Employment Outlook

The health care industry is one of the strongest sectors of the New Mexico 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 New Mexico 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 New Mexico might find employment in a hospital, long-term care center, health clinic, in-home care position, nurse aide training center or private medical office. New Mexico 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 New Mexico 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 NM

Most recently posted CNA job openings in New Mexico:

Cna/home Health Aide
From Luna Vista Home Healthcare in Albuquerque, NM 87104
Home health aide services may also be provided by a CNA subject to the same supervision described below. TITLE OF POSITION:….
Cna – Med/surg – Ft
From Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell, NM
The Nursing Assistant shall be responsible for assisting in the care of patients under the direction of an RN. High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred…
066cna – 03 Certified Nurse Assistant (cna) – Ft/nights
From Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home in Deming, NM
Performs various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Assists patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating….
Certified Nurse Aide (cna)
From Santa Fe Care Center in Santa Fe, NM 87505
This is a full time position. Preferably Santa Fe area Applicants. Thank You Sign on Bonus $3,000: Position Purpose: Ensures that resident’s personal care…
Cna – Certified Nursing Assistant
From Little Sisters Of The Poor in Gallup, NM 87301
* Night shift From 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. (30-39 hours per week). * Minimum Education: A high school education is preferred. * Has ability to hear, understand…
Ma/cna/med Tech/caregiver
From Prime Care Living, Inc in Albuquerque, NM 87122
MA/CNA/Med Tech/ Caregiver MA/CNA with current licenses start at $11 per hour and increases to $11.50 after training is completed. Caregivers start at $10…
Cna – Certified Nursing Assistant
From Alliance Home Health Care Llc in Albuquerque, NM
CNA*. Responsibilities for CNA:. Position Requirements for CNA*. Preferred successful completion of CNA program or documented proof of completion of state…
Cna – Certified Nursing Assistant
From Welbrook Transitional Rehabilitation in Farmington, NM 87401
Job Description *Certified Nursing Assistant* Welbrook Transitional Rehabilitation Farmington is looking for talented, experienced, energetic and…
From Artesia General Hospital in Artesia, NM 88210
Training – Completion of a CNA training program. Performs basic patient care activities under the direction of a licensed nurse….
Cna – Certified Nursing Assistant
From Interim Home Health Care in Tatum, NM
*About the company: * *Job Responsibilities: * Assisting pat with their every day needs. Example, Bathing, Toileting, Feeding, and anything else they may…
Cna – Certified Nursing Assistant
From Careerstaff Unlimited in Santa Fe, NM
*Santa Fe, NM | $19 per hour |* *All shifts available | 16-40+ Hours a week* CareerStaff Unlimited is hiring (a)Licensed Practical Nurses for PRN or full…
Nurse Asst Cert (cna) – Prn
From Alta Vista Regional Hospital in Las Vegas, NM 87701
Provides direct care and assists in the monitoring of assigned patients under the direction and supervision of an RN. Performs other duties as assigned by the…

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