A Day In The Life of Working at a NY Hospital

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

In this article, we will be going through a day in the life of working at a NY hospital. Because all jobs at a hospital are different, we have decided to focus on the life of a CNA. Ask anyone who works in a hospital, and you will find out that no two days are exactly alike, but this is a general outline of what a day in the life of working at a NY hospital looks like.Get Caught Up To SpeedWhen you come into the hospital, you will be receiving information from other healthcare professionals about what is cu... read more.

  • October 20, 2016
Top 3 Reasons To Become a CNA

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

“You can be anything you want to be,” was reassuring as a kid. Now, you’re overwhelmed by all the options. If you think you want to become a CNA, you’re probably asking yourself a ton of questions. How long will it take to become a CNA? How much money will I make as a CNA? Will I be happy as a CNA? Turns out that the answers to these questions are the top 3 reasons to become a CNA. Read on to find the motivation to get started on your new career path.How Long Does It Take To Become a... read more.

  • September 21, 2016
Timeline and Steps to Becoming a CNA

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

CNAs play an integral role in the healthcare industry, providing patients with personal care and assisting nurses and doctors. You might be perfect for the job if you are patient, pay attention to detail, and really want to help people - but starting a new career can be daunting. That’s why we’ve compiled this timeline and steps to becoming a CNA. Follow these steps, and you’ll be well on your way to becoming a CNA.1. Find the Right Program (1-2 Weeks)You’ve already started your rese... read more.

  • September 08, 2016
How to Find a Job as a Certified Nursing Assistant in NYC

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Embarking on a new job search is intimidating, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do it. NYC is full of opportunities for qualified CNAs; you just have to know how to qualify, where to find them, and how to stand out from the competition. Follow these steps, and you’ll have your first  job as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in no time.How to Qualify for CNA jobs in NYCIn order to qualify for a CNA job, you need to have your CNA license. The licensing process requires you to complete... read more.

  • May 27, 2016
What Other Jobs Can You Do With a CNA Certification?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Many people love being a CNA and view it as a goal unto itself. But others get their CNA as a stepping stone, the first rung on the ladder of healthcare success. Starting with your CNA certification gives you valuable experience, helps you get to work quickly, and allows you to understand healthcare from various backgrounds. These are invaluable benefits as you progress in the healthcare field.So what other jobs can you do with a CNA certification? Most other jobs will require additional training or certifi... read more.

  • January 28, 2016
4 Healthcare Facilities You Can Work in as a CNA

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

CNAs work under RNs or LPNs and provide hands-on healthcare to patients. They also help patients with daily living tasks they are unable to do themselves, such as bathing, dressing, eating, and going to the bathroom. Earning your CNA opens countless doors to employment in the healthcare field.Where can a CNA work? These 4 healthcare facilities you can work in as a CNA encompass many of the jobs available for CNAs, but this list is not exhaustive. CNAs work in countless healthcare facilities as the first lin... read more.

  • January 18, 2016
Why CNAs are the Angels of Healthcare

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

CNAs are an integral piece of the medical team. The performance and success of the doctor and his or her medical staff relies heavily on the CNA. Certified Nursing Assistants are key in making patients feel comfortable and confident in their physician’s care. In fact, that’s your most important role. If you are considering a career in the Nursing field, becoming a CNA is a great place to start. In this position, you will learn just how important you are and what role you play in the care an... read more.

  • August 06, 2015
4 Facts You Need to Know about CNAs

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Whether you’ve just decided to start a CNA program or if you’re about to graduate, there are a few key facts you need to know about becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant in New York. Training and certification requirements, security screenings, and day-to-day tasks you’re expected to perform are all part of the CNA lifestyle, and these 4 facts can help you prepare for your new career.1. Training and Certification RequirementsIn the state of New York, you cannot become a Certified Nursing... read more.

  • July 01, 2015
What Does a CNA Do?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

A certified nursing assistant is so much more than a mere assistant. Your responsibility extends from the doctor to the patients and their families. You are the first face the patient sees in the office, so your energy and your friendly demeanor make the patient feel at ease while your job skills ensure that the appointment goes smoothly.Balancing interpersonal skills with professional skills are key to being the best CNA you can be, and this quick job description will help you better understand what a CNA... read more.

  • June 30, 2015
Which is a Better CNA Training Program: Online vs. Classroom?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Are you looking to pursue a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant and want to find the right training program in NYC that fits your schedule and your lifestyle? Careers in the medical field have many online training programs that can teach you the necessary skills and prepare you for the licensing exam, but classroom-based programs also exist to give you the hands-on training necessary for becoming a CNA.Choosing between online and classroom-based CNA programs can be a bit tricky, but this list of pros an... read more.

  • May 14, 2015