Nursing Assistants

Nursing Assistants are trained to give personal care, related healthcare, and assistance based on their level of preparation to individuals who are sick, disabled, dependent, or infirm. They can work in homes, or at residential healthcare facilities.

  • Nursing Assistants are licensed to work as nurse's aides, orderlies, or home health aides.
  • Medication Aides are nursing assistants with additional training and licensing in the administration of medications.

What you should do if you want

To hire a Nursing Assistant or Medication Aide

  • Check on whether the individual has an active license and whether any disciplinary actions have been taken against him or her. find by name

To file a complaint against a Nursing Assistant or Medication Aide

  • If you believe that any licensed healthcare professional has acted unprofessionally, you may file a complaint online. more