Infographic Released Regarding Need for Qualified CNAs Across the U.S.

(sbWIRE) While there are many currently looking for work, one of the most needed positions in America is the certified nursing assistant. The nursing assistant positions are in high demand as of now, and there simply have yet to be enough qualified individuals who can fill the needed positions, making it perfect for those who are interested in applying themselves to the craft of helping others. That is why released an infographic that helps everyone understand the position and the need for it to be filled. With a projected 400,000 CNAs that will be necessary in the United States by the year 2016, the graphic came not a moment too soon.

The position is has a tenured history dating back to World War One, when the American Red Cross created a program that was dedicated to supplying individuals that could assist nurses in war-time efforts. The program was labeled as a Volunteer Nurses’ Aid Service.

The infograph notes in 1987 the Omnibus Reconciliation Act was passed by Congress, and ensured properly trained individuals with necessary skills were hired for work that included the nursing assistant position.

The daily necessary duties of the CNA are plentiful, demanding, and rewarding. The infographic from notes the many duties, from observing patients and reporting issues to a supervising nurse, to monitoring vital signs and feeding patients.

The large list of quality supplemental support the CNA enacts is of vital importance to the hospital. Without a CNA to assist, nurses can easily become overwhelmed. When nurses are overwhelmed, more pressure is passed on to the doctors and surgeons, and the entire flow of the hospital is off-kilter. That is the importance of the CNA and his/her many duties. And that is why it is of vital importance that individuals who want to make a difference sign up to learn how to truly help those in need.

The infographic even points out the Top 10 states that will have the most openings for CNA, including: California, Florida, New York, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, and Missouri.