Providence St. Elias Specialty Hospital
Anchorage

TRAINING AND JOBS IN ALASKA

Becoming a CNA has never been easier. 

Whether you’re interested in starting a healthcare career or looking for inspiring work, now is the time to become a CNA.

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GET STARTED

I want to find a training program.

CNA training in Alaska is provided by State Approved Nurse Aide Training Programs. Training includes a total of 140 hours that includes both classroom/online and clinical/hands-on instruction.

There are 2 paths to complete training and become a CNA.

a) Apply for a position with a nursing home or hospital offering on-the-job training to prepare for the CNA exam. 

b) Apply to a training program to complete CNA training, pass the state exam, and then find a job.
 

Take a look at the list of training programs below to see which options are a good fit for you.

Click on a facility name to visit its website or email the contact person listed for more information about training. You can also download a list of state-approved training programs.

I’m already a CNA - I'm looking for a job in Alaska.

Search the list of hospitals and long-term care facilities that are hiring CNAs. Click on a facility name to visit its website or email the contact person listed for more information about jobs and hiring.

I completed a state-approved training program within the last two years, but I am not certified.

Download the Certified Nurse Aide by Examination Application Instructions to learn more about how to apply for certification.

I was a CNA in Alaska, but my license lapsed within the past 5 years.

Download the Reinstatement of Nurse Aide Certification Application Instructions to learn more about getting your license recertified.

I am already a CNA in another state in the US.

Download the Certified Nurse Aide by Endorsement Application Instructions to learn more about getting your Alaska certification.

For more information about getting trained or certified to be CNA in Alaska, visit the Board of Nursing website. If you need additional assistance, please contact:
Michelle Griffin, Licensing Examinermichelle.griffin2@alaska.gov

 

CNA TRAINING PROGRAMS

Reach out to each facility / training center directly for more information. Click on the blue Facility/Organization name to link to their website, or click on the blue Contact Name to email the facility contact. Looking for training in a specific community? Use the arrows next to "Location" in the top row of the chart to sort by city/town or enter a place name in the Search box at the top right of the chart.

Facility-based CNA program: Training as part of employment.
Training provided by a hospital or nursing home to nurse aides who have been hired to work at the facility.

Non facility-based CNA programs: Train now, work later.
Training provided by a vocational training center or university to anyone interested in becoming a CNA. The clinical portion of the training occurs at a hospital or nursing home. No employment commitment is required.

 

CNA JOBS

These facilities across Alaska are currently hiring CNAs. Contact each facility directly for more information - you can click on the blue Facility/Organization name to link to their website. Looking for jobs in a specific community? Use the arrows next to "Location" in the top row of the chart to sort by city/town or enter a place name in the Search box at the top right of the chart.

 

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