Become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Avera
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Be Caring. Be Essential. Be a CNA.

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If you’re a compassionate individual who enjoys helping people, become a certified nursing assistant at Avera. This role allows you to feel personally fulfilled as you make a difference in your community and the lives of others.

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CNA positions are perfect for those looking for a career change as no prior medical education is necessary. You’ll enjoy a stable career because CNAs will always play an important role in providing quality health care to patients.

If you’re thinking about a health care career down the road, it’s the perfect way to get your foot in the door of the medical industry. Gain hands-on experience in care working alongside nurses and other professionals who are passionate about creating a positive impact. No college degree is required.

What Does a CNA Do?

CNAs are essential in nearly every health care setting, including home health care and long-term care facilities. They typically work directly with patients to ensure their comfort and improve the quality of their stay. Tasks may include:

  • Repositioning patients in bed
  • Recording patients’ health statuses
  • Assisting in health procedures
  • Following nutrition plans and feeding patients
  • Cleaning rooms and bed sheets

What are the Perks to Becoming a CNA?

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Great benefits for you and your family

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Accelerated pay structure

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On-the-job training at no cost to you

94 percent of Avera employees feel engaged in their work.

"It takes a very special person to become a certified nursing assistant. You get involved personally and mentally. You come to love and care for people just as you would a family member. It’s rewarding when the people you serve express their appreciation, even through a simple touch or look."

~ Laurie, Long-Term Care CNA

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