CNA newbie still looking

  1. 0 I'm surprised at how few CNA jobs there are seeing that it is a high turnover position. I've applied to 11 places - nursing homes, home health, assisted living, and hospitals and no one has caught the bait, even ones that are hiring. I am CNA certified, CPR/BLS certified, nursing student (second degree), hospital volunteer, and have excellent customer service experience and a good work history. Hoping someone will call me back soon, but the only thing I've gotten so far is if I'd like to work "on call" which I don't solely want to do. My CNA instructor even said most of the last CNA class are just volunteering because of lack of jobs.

    I think I'll try following up with these places, hoping something works out soon, because I'm in need of an income ASAP
  2. Visit  esunada profile page

    About esunada

    Joined Sep '09; Posts: 165; Likes: 92.

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  3. Visit  HM2VikingRN profile page
    Put an application in at the VA. There have been a few hirings happening of late.
  4. Visit  LuckyWish profile page
    I just got hired at Presbyterian homes, only part-time though because I have another job. Good luck.
  5. Visit  LuckyWish profile page
    Quote from HM2VikingRN
    Put an application in at the VA. There have been a few hirings happening of late.

    Just curious, do you need experience to work at the VA.?
  6. Visit  casi profile page
    I'm going to sound crazy, but myself and a couple of other new nurses have had some job hunting luck with CraigsList.

    Sounds crazy I know, but they have tons of CNA, HHA, and PCA jobs listed.
    HM2VikingRN likes this.
  7. Visit  esunada profile page
    I got a job! It's at an assisted living facility. I'm really looking forward to it
    casi and HM2VikingRN like this.

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