Nursing Assistant

About the program

Find job security and satisfaction in the healthcare field by earning your Nursing Assistant certificate.

Nursing Assistants support the nursing staff in hospitals and long-term care facilities by assisting patients with basic needs, such as feeding, moving and bathing.

  • One quarter Curriculum
  • Job Security
  • Academic Support
  • Prepares you to pass the national certification exam and become employment-ready in just three months

As our population ages, the demand for Nursing Assistants will increase dramatically. Start now and get a head start in an expanding industry.

Information Sessions

Information sessions for Green River's Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Phlebotomy and Emergency Room/Patient Care Tech programs

Degrees & Certificates

Bachelors

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Certificates

Program Resources

Advising

Health Occupations Admissions
Career and Advising Center
Student Affairs & Success Building, 104
253-833-9111, ext. 2641

Academic Support

I-Best Students please contact
The Master Achiever Center
Student Affairs & Success Building, 104
253-833-9111, ext. 2641

Open Doors Students please visit
Rutowski Learning Center (RLC), room 127
Call: 253-333-4968
Text: 253-740-5861

Applications and Admissions

Potential Funding Opportunities

Current Students

Contact & Location

Faculty Listing

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

The Green River College Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

The Green River College Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.

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EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK

Occupations: Nursing Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Aide

Earnings: Range from $12.22 to $14.06 an hour, entry to mid-level.

Data source: CareerOneStop.org