To qualify and work as a Certified Nursing Assistant in New Mexico it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited CNA Program.
Listed below are some of the top Nursing Assistant Schools and related programs near you.
CNA Classes New Mexico
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If a career as a CNA strongly appeals to you then you will be happy to know that the demand for Nursing Assistants has been steadily on the increase. It is projected by the Bureau for Labor Studies (BLS) that demand for Nursing Assistants will grow by a further 13.5% over the coming years equating to an additional 220,000 jobs between 2016 and 2024.
Nursing Assistant Certification in New Mexico
Once you have graduated from an accredited program you will still need to pass a State specific exam to become fully certified. Certification in New Mexico is managed by the New Mexico Department of Health Health Facility Licensing and Certification. You can contact them directly using the contact details below:
Address: 2040 South Pacheco Street Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: (505) 476-9040
CNA Salary in New Mexico
In 2015 there where 6,620 persons employed as Nursing Assistants in New Mexico with and average salary of $26,750. This represents an hourly wage of $12.86 and is slightly less than the national average. CNA’s in Alaska earn the most in the USA with an average salary of $37,300.
The table below illustrates key Nursing Assistant salary and employment data for the main cities and metropolitan areas in New Mexico;
Choosing a Nursing Assistant Program: Where to start?
Take the first step and request information from Schools in your preferred area. Simply enter your preferences and contact information in the search box to the right or select from the Schools presented above to receive program and admissions information. It’s fast and easy!
Important points to consider when selecting a Nursing Assistant School include;
- Is the School fully accredited?
- How long does the program last or how many hours does it take to complete?
- How much of the course will be classroom based, presented online, lab based and work experience based and how does this fit with your expectations?
- Does the School have good laboratory facilities and other resources to support your studies?
- Does the School offer any financial assistance or scholarships?
- Does the School offer any assistance with securing employment?
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Related Healthcare Careers
The table below compares key data for Nursing Assistants with other entry level healthcare and healthcare assisting roles in New Mexico;
New Mexico , Navajo: Yootó Hahoodzo pronounced [jòːtxó xɑ̀xʷòːtsò]) is a state in the Southwestern region of the United States of America; its capital and cultural center is Santa Fe, which was founded in 1610 as capital of Nuevo México , while its largest city is Albuquerque with its accompanying metropolitan area.
Area: 121,700 sq mi