Do you enjoy helping others? Want to work one-on-one with patients and help improve their lives? We can help you pursue a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant! West Hills College’s certificate programs will give you the skills necessary to be successful in your career as a nursing assistant.
What do Nursing Assistants do?
The tasks of a nursing assistant vary depending on their education, training, experience, and the type of health care facility they will be working in. Generally, a nursing assistant delivers messages, helps patients with eating or bathing, and answers a patient’s call light. By taking a certificate program at West Hills College - once you get into this work field – you will be able to provide basic nursing services to your patients while under the supervision of a licensed nurse. These services may include administering medication and tending to wounds or ailments. The certificate program you undertake at West Hills College will provide the hands-on training and knowledge necessary to thrive in your future career as a nursing assistant.
What would I make as a Nursing Assistant?
In 2016, the average annual income for a nursing assistant is $31,102.
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