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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Day (11391)

Certified Nursing Assistants | Laredo, TX | Contract

Job Description

InGenesis is currently seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Day to work with our client for the day shift. In this role, you will provide on-site nursing care under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN), or as well as Director of Nursing (DON) and Chief Medical Officer (CMO), related to supporting the unique needs of the Unaccompanied Children (UC) population, following state licensing requirements and Nurse Practice Act. Support UC health and wellness including immunizations, family planning, reproductive health, and all activities relating to the unification of UC with an Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) vetted sponsor.

If you meet the qualifications outlined below, apply today and we’ll reach out to answer any questions you may have!

Why choose us?

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance for full-time employees.
  • Additional rate per hour for Health & Welfare to help with insurance costs.
  • 2 weeks of paid time off (PTO) for full-time employees.
  • Enjoy 11 Paid Federal Holidays.
  • Sick leave.
  • Exciting bonus every 6 months.

Job Duties:

  • Performs vital signs and abbreviated nursing assessment on UC population as they arrive at facility, in isolation areas, and in the medical clinic; following established nursing guidelines and protocols.
  • Performs waived testing as prescribed by CMO, in accordance with nursing standing operating procedures (SOP) under direction of RN.
  • Assists with gathering UC data during sick calls and medical appointments. May be assigned to triage at welcome center as needed.
  • Assists with administering vaccinations during surges, under the direction of RN.
  • Participates in all patient care safety/incident reporting related to nursing practice and corrective action planning/implementation/training.
  • Adheres to program reporting guidelines.
  • Collaborates with other senior leaders to build a culture of safety, health care equality, and evidence-based practice.
  • Reports all abnormal findings to RN, MD, or other mid-level provider.
  • Assists in evacuation of UC as needed.
  • Assists with data entry of medical information as directed by DON.
  • Assists with taking inventory of supplies and restocking rooms as needed.
  • May be assigned to isolation/quarantine areas as needed to assist RN.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in scheduled meetings.
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally in English.
  • Collaborate with other staff members, service providers and professionals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Certification from state approved training program certified nursing assistants, with at least 1 years of experience working in primary care, pediatrics, home health or ambulatory care setting.
  • Current and unrestricted certification for nursing assistant in Texas.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/ English) preferred.
  • Experience in administration of vaccinations.


  • Basic Life Support (BLS) (required)

Physical Demands:

  • Required to respond to any medical emergency, fast walk or jog may be necessary to provide assistance.
  • Required to perform CPR/emergency care standing or kneeling.
  • Must have the ability to assist sick, injured, or aging patients exiting the building during an emergency (may require lifting, dragging, wheeling, or carrying someone who weighs significantly more than self).
  • Must be able to see, hear and smell with or without the use of aides if necessary (exceptions on a case-by-case basis).
  • Must easily alternate between kneeling and standing. (exceptions on a case-by-case basis).
  • Must be able to lift, push, and carry 30 pounds.
  • Must be capable of standing on hard surfaces for long periods of time.
  • Frequently required to operate a computer and file and retrieve written documentation.

Other Requirements:

  • Pass a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screens throughout employment.
  • Provide proof of work eligibility status upon request.
  • Pass all pertinent required background checks and child abuse and neglect checks.
  • Pass nursing competency assessments for skills required at ORR.
  • Maintain computer literacy required to meet the responsibilities of the position.

About InGenesis

InGenesis is one of the largest staffing firms in the industry and is among the largest diversity-owned healthcare staffing firms in North America. InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives, and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people: skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. InGenesis counts almost half of the Fortune 500 in our nearly 300 clients, including clients in the healthcare, life sciences, higher education and pharma industries.

EEOC Statement

InGenesis is proud to be an affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by visiting our website at