Next Class Begins 11/27! Nursing Assistant Training Class CNA NAC NAR - Pacific Ridge

Union Position
Location : City



Join our amazing team and #workwithpurpose


Interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant?  Let us help!


We are offering a FREE class to become a Certified Nursing Assistant 

The theory portion will be held online via Zoom, Monday through Wednesday from 8AM-1PM

Clinical hours will be completed at the facility


Guaranteed employment upon successful completion of the course!

Facility pays testing fees for successful graduates 

All applicants must pass a background check


Submit your application today to be considered

for classes starting Monday, November 27, 2021!


Avamere at Pacific Ridge

3625 East B Street

Tacoma, WA 98404

(253) 475-2507


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We are dedicated to keeping our team members and residents safe. Download our flyer that shows our protocols and response to COVID-19 here.


This is a great start to become a Nursing Assistant in the State of Washington and is also a wonderful step to becoming a licensed nurse. Avamere offers tuition reimbursement for Nursing School after one year of full-time employment.


You Will Learn To:

  • Check each resident routinely to ensure that his/her personal care needs are being met in accordance with his/her wishes.
  • Review care plans daily to determine if changes in the resident’s daily care routine have been made on the care plan.
  • Inform the Nurse Supervisor of any changes in the resident’s condition so that appropriate information can be entered on the resident’s care plan.
  • Assist resident’s with daily needs, including preparation for activity and social programs, and transporting residents to/from appointments.
  • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
  • Ensure that resident’s rooms are ready for receiving and make residents comfortable.
  • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a minimum of a 10th grade education.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Effectively communicate necessary resident information to Charge Nurses, Director of Nursing and/or Administrator.

Facility Information

Tacoma, Washington is nestled just south of Seattle against Commencement Bay and the South Puget Sound with sweeping views of Mt. Rainier. With an attractive cost of living, a vibrant waterfront, and close proximity to outdoor wonders like Point Defiance Park, it's no wonder over 200,000 people are proud to call Tacoma home.  


Here you will find Avamere at Pacific Ridge, a 102-bed skilled nursing community which specializes in serving seniors suffering from dementia, cognitive impairment, and psychiatric conditions. The community offers quality memory care and behavioral health programs.  


With a tuition reimbursement program and employee assistance program offering services like financial assistance and therapy sessions, employees have the support needed in their professional and personal lives.  


Avamere at Pacific Ridge team members strive for excellence in quality care, a comfortable environment, and bringing joy to their residents. This is evident in their recognition as part of the American Health Care Association’s Quality Initiative Recognition Program 


Get to know more about Avamere at Pacific Ridge on their blog and Facebook.  


This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the SEIU 775


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