Santa Fe, NM
(505) 428-0096

Personal Care Assistant/CNA - Santa Fe

A Personal Care Assistant/Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) provides various personal care and related paraprofessional services according to an established plan of care and provides for the maintenance of a safe and clean environment. They also perform various housekeeping tasks, meal preparation and companionship activities for clients in their residences.

Essential Functions

  • Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms.
  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions. May shop for groceries.
  • Provides companionship for the client. This includes accompanying client on walks, trips to social/recreational activities, assistance with hobbies, etc.

Additional Functions as Needed

  • Medication reminders
  • Reinforcement of dressings
  • Taking vital signs


  • High school graduate or G.E.D certificate.
  • Successful completion of a state-approved CNA certificate course.
  • Completion of a written Competency Evaluation.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job.

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