You can have a good career as an entry-level healthcare worker in D.C. if you train to work as a CNA. The rate of pay for nursing assistants in D.C. is better than those in most states of the United States. You can easily earn between $28,000 and $38,000 depending on your experience and the healthcare facility for which you work. Sometimes it is even possible to receive free CNA training. You cannot work as a CNA until you graduate from a program approved by D.C. Legislation and pass the subsequent certification exam. We’ve listed a few free training opportunities below.
Nursing assistant training can be received at many nursing care facilities throughout the District of Columbia. These facilities will sometimes provide you with your training for free. It will usually be required of you to agree to work for that facility for several months to a year if you are provided with your training at no cost to you. You will have employment at the agency upon completion your training.
Some high schools and other public vocational schools in District of Columbia. offer nursing assistant training. If you are a student of one of these schools, you will be able to receive training at no cost. This is certainly an option if you are already determined to start out in a career as a certified nursing assistant. If you attend a community college for nursing assistant training, there will be tuition costs. Contact the financial aid office to determine if you can receive grants and scholarships.
If you once served in the military or if your service is about to end, you might be able to receive assistance paying for your tuition. Contact your benefits director to determine if any of your educational benefits can be used to take certified nursing assistant training to start your new career as a civilian.
Nursing homes in District of Columbia that might offer you CNA training for free
Note: These nursing homes DO NOT Provide CNA training directly. It is however common for nursing homes to employ you and then pay for your training at another facility.
Rock Creek Manor Nursing Ctr – 2131 O Street Nw Washington, District Of Columbia 20037
Sibley Mem Hosp Renaissance – 5255 Loughboro Road Nw Washington, District Of Columbia 20016
Stoddard Baptist Nursing Home – 1818 Newton St. Washington, District Of Columbia 20010
Sunrise At Thomas Circle – 1330 Massachusetts Avenue, Nw Washington, District Of Columbia 20005
The Washington Home – 3720 Upton Street Nw Washington, District Of Columbia 20016
Washington Ctr For Aging Svcs – 2601 18th Street Ne Washington, District Of Columbia 20018
Washington Nursing Facility – 2425 25th Street Se Washington, District Of Columbia 20020
Capitol View Skilled Nursing – 2041 Georgia Ave. Nw Washington, District Of Columbia 20060
Carroll Manor Nursing & Rehab – “725 Buchanan St., Ne” Washington, District Of Columbia 20017
Grant Park Care Center – 5000 Burroughs Ave. Ne Washington, District Of Columbia 20019
Hadley Hosp Skilled Nurs Unit – 4601 Ml King Ave Sw Washington, District Of Columbia 20032
Health Care Institute – 1380 Southern Ave Se Washington, District Of Columbia 20032
Ingleside Presbyterian Retirem – 3050 Military Road Nw Washington, District Of Columbia 20015
Jb Johnson Nursing Center – 901 First Street Nw Washington, District Of Columbia 20001
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