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CNA Opportunities

Inspiring Career, Unlimited Potential

Are you the compassionate type? Do you enjoy helping others? Certified nursing assistants (CNA) provide basic care to patients and assist them in daily activities such as dressing, eating and bathing. The personal nature of the job requires compassion and people skills, and offers infinite rewards as work closely with patients, families and care teams.

Typical Day for a CNA:

  • Take vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse)
  • Listen to and document patient health concerns
  • Feed, bathe and dress patients
  • Transfer patients to beds, wheelchairs and exam tables
  • Examine patients for bruises or wounds
  • Dress wounds and help with medical procedures
  • Turn or reposition bedridden patients
  • Change sheets and restock supplies


Advance to a CNA position!

Through our CNA Advance program, CHI Health will cover the cost of state board-approved CNA training for qualified applicants who commit to one year of full-time employment at CHI Health. A full-time CNA position at CHI Health offers:

  • Opportunity to cross-train in phlebotomy
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued learning
  • Experience working in a team nursing model

Advance to a bright future!

CNAs are in demand and, as the population ages, the need for around-the-clock care will continue to grow. 

  • 11% job growth through year 2026 
  • $28,530 median income 
  • Top 10% of CNAs earn $39,560 According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

Ready to begin?

Take the first step toward your CNA career. Apply for a Healthcare Support Tech position today!

CHI Health has partnered with local Certified Nursing Assistant Programs to offer students C.N.A. training in exchange for full or part-time employment! 


  • Prior to enrollment, interview and meet with CHI Health for acceptance.
  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Be able to pass a criminal background check and employee physical exam, TB test required. 
  • Be at least 18 years old or a high school senior. 

Program Expectations

  • Complete the CNA program.
  • Become registered as a CNA in the state of Nebraska DHHS
  • Work for CHI Health for a minimum of 1 year as a CNA

Register via our Application Form


What CHI Health Pays:

  • CNA Program Tuition and Fees (includes textbooks, scrubs and other expenses)
  • State Certification Fee

What you may be responsible for:

  • Students that do not complete the program will be held responsible for tuition and fees.
  • Interns are required to work for CHI Health for the minimum of 1 year.
  • Interns are required to meet with CHI Health advisor minimum of two times during the program.


  • Students will be interviewed by CHI Health leader(s) for acceptance into the program and contacted after the interview with acceptance status.
  • Near program completion, students will apply online to CHI Health and start the pre-employment requirements.
  • Once the student passes state certification and is certified by NE DHHS, a start date will be provided.

CNA Locations & Schedule - All classes are 5 or 6 weeks in duration

  • Evenings and weekend hybrid online/ in-person classes are available through Metropolitan Community College South and Fulton Homes Education Center of Omaha
  • Locations vary and classes are offered throughout the calendar year.

For more information about this program or process, please email: [email protected]