Nurse Aide Class


Train To Be A Nurse Aide


If you, or someone you know, would like to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Southeast Colorado Hospital District will be offering a Nurse Aide Class. Applicants need to be 16 or older, and must pass a background check and a drug screen. The class is free if you work for SECHD or for Walsh Healthcare.

We are accepting applications for the next open class that runs from December 20, 2018 and ends January 29, 2019.

The final 2018 class runs: Monday through Friday from December 20, 2018 and ends January 29, 2019.

Deadline for application: December 14, 2018.

Wages at SECHD when Certified: $10.50

Wages at SECHD after 90 days: $11.50


Contact: Sherrilyn Turner, Human Resources (719) 523-2160 or Glenice Wade, Assistant Director of Nursing (719) 523-2141.

Nurse aides learn to care for hospital patients and residents in Long Term Care Centers. The Nurse Aide Class is an opportunity to begin a career in the medical field. The classes run three weeks, from 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. To apply, you must be 16 or older with no record of a felony, violent or theft crime and you must pass a drug screening to be considered for the class. A reading comprehension test and an interview will be completed prior to acceptance into the Nurse Aide Class.

Note: For information regarding future Nurse Aide Classes or to be placed on the waiting list, please contact Sherrilyn Turner at (719) 523-2160.