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Become a CNA

Start your healthcare career as a compassionate caregiver who is ready to provide quality care.

CNA Student at Davis Health System

Why become a CNA?

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) play a vital role in providing quality care to our patients and their families. The training required and experience gained from CNA training can be the first step into a health care career. 

Benefits of becoming a CNA

When are CNA classes offered? 

We offer this course annually.  The 2022/2023 course starts October 10, 2022.

How long is the program?

Davis Medical Center CNA Training Program is a 8-week course classroom and clinical curriculum that meets the standard of the State of West Virginia’s Nursing Aide Training and Competency Program (Program Approval number: 383). Our Registered Nurse Instructor is certified through the State of West Virginia and has been training successfully Certified Nursing assistants since 1998.     

How much does the class cost?

The program provides FREE CNA training. The program also offers financial assistance for one exam fee once the student completes the State of West Virginia Certified Nursing Assistant Exam. 

Where are the classes located?

Training will be offered at the Center for Advanced Clinical Learning Center on the campus of the Davis Medical Center. Tradition classroom setting with hands-on patient center care being simulated within realistic patient care rooms with life-life patient mannequins.  Your training will end with clinical training at their sister facility’s Long-term Care Center. 

Do I need college experience?

No college experience is required! You will need a high school diploma or GED to be eligible to participate in the program. 

When you’re planning for the future, challenge yourself to think about becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant at Davis Medical Center. At Davis Medical Center you have the ability to grow personally and professionally within one of the region's top-rated Community hospitals. Upon completion of our C.N.A. program you will be able to apply for exciting job opportunities on our Medical-Surgical Unit, Family Birthing Unit, Intensive Care Unit, and on our Geriatric Psych Unit.  Competitive pay wage and benefit packets are available. 


After acceptance and completion of our nursing assistant training program; you will have the ability to access our Workforce Development Partnerships. Davis Medical Center’s partnerships with local and State Colleges and Universities provide the C.N.A. the opportunity to plan and discuss options for future healthcare career pathways with tuition assistance available.



Job Stability

Emotionally Rewarding

Growing Job Market

Opportunity to Travel

Variety in  your Day to Day

Continued Education

Enriching Work Environment

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