Does helping sick, disabled, or old in New Hampshire appeal to you? Would you like to complete your formal training in just four to 12 weeks? If you answered “yes” to both of those questions, you should consider a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in New Hampshire.
CNA Job Outlook and Salary in New Hampshire
CNAs are expected to stay in demand for about a decade in New Hampshire. Overall employment of CNAs in the state is expected to grow by 7.9% from 2018 to 2028. Nurse aides in New Hampshire can expect a median salary of $33,029 per year.
To get a detailed picture, take a look at CNA employment and salary situation in different metro areas in New Hampshire below:
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Requirements to Become a CNA in New Hampshire
In New Hampshire, CNAs are known as Licensed Nursing Assistants, or LNAs. The first step involved in beginning a career as an LNA in the state is completing an LNA program that is approved by the state.
Upon completion of your program, you must pass the state's CNA Competency Exam. Many schools include this test in their CNA programs. However, if your school does not, you can locate a testing site by contacting the New Hampshire Nurse Aide Registry.
If you pass the competency test with an acceptable score, you will receive a license to practice as an LNA (CNA) in New Hampshire, and your name will be added to their Nurse Aide Registry.
State-Approved CNA Programs in New Hampshire
If you have decided to obtain your LNA (CNA) training in New Hampshire, you will have many fine schools to choose from. Some of the top facilities in the state include:
American Red Cross2 Maitland St, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 225-6697
American Red Cross33 Christian Ave, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 225-6697
American Red Cross24 Peabody Pl, Franklin, NH 03235 (603) 225-6697
American Red Cross85 Mechanic St, Lebanon, NH 03766 (603) 225-6697
American Red Cross8025 S Willow St, Manchester, NH 03103 (603) 225-6697
American Red Cross19 NH-104, Meredith, NH 03253 (603) 225-6697
American Red Cross - Great Bay Community College320 Corporate Dr, Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 225-6697
American Red Cross - River Valley Community College438 Washington St, Keene, NH 03431 (603) 225-6697
Clinical Career Training80 Brookwood Park Rd, Bristol, NH 03222 (603) 744-6766
Lakes Region Community College379 Belmont Rd, Laconia, NH 03246 (603) 524-3207
LNA Health Careers22 Concord St #3, Manchester, NH 03101 (603) 647-2174
New Hampshire Job Corps Center943 Dunbarton Rd, Manchester, NH 03102 (603) 695-8800
Pinkerton Academy5 Pinkerton St, Derry, NH 03038 (603) 437-5200
White Mountains Community College2020 Riverside Dr, Berlin, NH 03570 (603) 752-1113
New Hampshire Nurse Aide Registry
If you have any questions on how to get, verify, renew and reinstate a CNA certification in New Hampshire or transfer it to another state, you can contact the New Hampshire Nurse Aide Registry at:
7 Eagle Square, Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-2152
Fax: (603) 271-6605
Registry Search: https://forms.nh.gov/licenseverification/