Alaska CNA Employment Outlook

The health care industry is one of the strongest sectors of the Alaska economy and demand for skilled workers is high. Many people are choosing to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to take advantage of the many job opportunities available throughout Alaska and the various salary and benefits packages available to workers in the health care field.


Many CNAs find employment fairly quickly and enjoy long-term job stability. Nurse aides in Alaska might find employment in a hospital, long-term care center, health clinic, in-home care position, nurse aide training center or private medical office. Alaska workers looking to avoid unemployment might want to consider a career as a CNA since the long-term employment outlook is very strong.

CNA job openings appear frequently and when searching for a position it is recommended that you check back often for new CNA job postings that meet your requirements. When employers have several job candidates to consider for an open position they will most likely base their hiring decision on a combination of the following factors: training and certification, years of experience in this field or position, and personal interviews. It is the candidate’s job to prepare themselves and their resume accordingly.

To find the CNA position that is right for you it is recommended that you interview for multiple openings and ask potential employers lots of questions. This will give you a clear understanding of the employer’s expectations and about your potential future work environment.

Salary expectations for a CNA in Alaska range between $18,000 to $36,000 per year or $9 to $16 per hour. These salary estimates do not include additional employment benefits such as health care plans, dental and vision coverage, paid time off and retirement plan contributions.



Nursing Assistant Jobs in AK

Most recently posted CNA job openings in Alaska:

Cna – Home Health
From Peacehealth in Ketchikan, AK
PeaceHealth is seeking a CNA – Home Health for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. Assist in providing direct patient care as delegated by the…
 
Certified Nursing Assistant (cna)
From Prestige Care And Rehabilitation Center Of Anchorage in Anchorage, AK 99504
8 hour Dayshift (0630-1900) CNA position on T-F-S-S-M. 12 Hour Flex (0830-2100) dayshift CNA position on S-S-M….
 
Cna/unit Secretary Full Time Days
From Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage, AK
State of Alaska CNA (Certified Nurse Aide) Certification required. Prefer six months of CNA experience in acute care setting….
 
Certified Nursing Assistant (cna) – Intermittent – Various Departments
From Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in Anchorage, AK
JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision, provides basic patient care to all patients including those in isolation. Provides age specific assistance, with…
 
Cna
From Mat-su Regional Medical Center in Palmer, AK
Current Alaska State CNA license, BCLS. Performs various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse….
 
Monitor Technician/cna Prn
From Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage, AK
Monitor Technician/CNA PRN( Job Number: 01406-5465) Work Location : United States-Alaska-Anchorage-Alaska Regional Hospital Schedule : PRN/Per Diem Job…
 
Behavioral Health Observer (cna) – Full Time – Central Nursing Office
From Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in Anchorage, AK
JOB SUMMARY: Under close supervision, ensures patient safety under ANMC care through observation. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES Observes patients experiencing…
 
Home Health Aide (cna) – Hospice
From Providence Health & Services in Anchorage, AK 99503
Description: Providence is calling a Home Health Aide (Home Health, Day Shift, 1 FTE) at Providence Home Health in Anchorage, AK. The Home Health Aide…
 

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