Note: All Occupations include all occupations in the U.S. Economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections program
The employment of nursing assistants is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Employment of orderlies is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations
As the baby-boom population ages, nursing assistants and orderlies will be needed to assist and care for elderly patients in long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes. Older people are more likely than younger people to have disorders such as dementia, or to live with chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. More nursing assistants will be needed to care for patients with these conditions.
Demand for nursing assistants may be constrained by the fact that many nursing homes rely on government funding. Cuts to programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid, may affect patients’ ability to pay for nursing home care. In addition, patient preferences and shifts in federal and state funding are increasing the demand for home and community-based long-term care, which should lead to increased opportunities for nursing assistants working in home health and community rehabilitation services.
Nursing assistants help patients with activities of daily living like eating and bathing. Nursing assistants, sometimes called nursing aides, can work in hospitals and residents of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes, after completing nursing assistant training in Michigan at Abcott Institute to help provide basic care for patients. Orderlies transport patients and clean treatment areas.
Attending CNA training in Detroit, Michigan prepares nursing assistants to provide basic care and help with activities of daily living. They typically do the following:
Some nursing assistants also may dispense medication, depending on their training level, CNA training attended, and the state in which they work.
In nursing homes and residential care facilities in areas like Detroit, Michigan, nursing assistants are often the principal caregivers. They have more contact with residents than other members of the staff. Nursing assistants often develop close relationships with their patients because some residents stay in a nursing home for months or years.
Orderlies typically do the following:
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. Economy.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics.
Attending one of the best CNA schools in Southfield, MI can help you create a path for a career in the medical field. The certified nursing assistant program at Abcott Institute is designed for students from Detroit, Southfield, Oakland County and inculcates the required knowledge, skills, and hands-on training to pursue a successful career as a nursing assistant.
The median annual wage for nursing assistants was $26,590 in May 2016. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $20,040, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $37,900.
The median annual wage for orderlies was $26,690 in May 2016. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $19,590, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $40,180.
Most nursing assistants and orderlies work full time. Because nursing homes and hospitals provide care at all hours, nursing aides and orderlies may need to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
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