Certified Nursing Assistant, Psychiatric, Overnight Shifts

Job Summary

Nationalhcs is seeking qualified Certified Nursing Assistants for a 108-bed long-term adult psychiatric rehabilitation center in St Joseph, MO.


  • Overnight Shifts
  • 8 and 12-hour shifts available

Description of Work

  • Ensure supervision of patients at all times
  • Assist patients with basic personal care, and to move or walk around
  • Provide patients with emotional support
  • Monitor patients' vital signs
  • Refrain from performing additional, unauthorized functions
  • Detect changes in the patient's condition
  • Maintain records of care provided for patients
  • Supervise patient through the night
  • Monitoring patient’s condition and activity
  • Alert medical staff at the first sign of a problem
  • Seek assistance from hospital staff as needed
  • Entertain the patient through conversation, reading, games, etc.


  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) degree from an accredited institution
  • Current/Clear Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) State of Missouri certification
  • Minimum 6-month recent hospital experience as a CNA
  • Direct care experience within the previous year
  • Basic knowledge of Nurse Aide skills
  • Ability to follow care plans and/or clinical orders
  • Active/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
  • Comply with all HIPPA laws and regulations, and facility policies and procedures
  • Outstanding communication, listening, and observation skills
  • Successful completion of competency testing, drug screen, background check, physical exam, immunizations, and other agency screening/application requirements
  • Successful completion of other Client screening/application requirements


  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee benefits: 401-K, Vacation, Healthcare, Dental
  • Referral Program
  • Detailed list of benefits