Pathway to STNA in the Marion, Ohio Area

The intention of this pathway is to provide information on how to obtain an STNA related to the location of the user. This information has been collected into one location, to assist in the navigation of content. The content is separated into steps for easy viewing.

  • Step 1 is a list of nursing schools in your area along with contact information, hyperlinks to their webpage, and program length and cost.
  • Step 2 is a brief list of physical, laboratory, and background information needed by the schools once you have been admitted into the program.
  • Step 3 is helpful information regarding job opportunities within Avita Health System following graduation from your nursing program. New graduates are welcome here at Avita!
  • Step 4 is continuing educational opportunities available through Avita for your personal, professional development in your chosen career.

Welcome to Avita!

Step 1: Nursing Schools in the Area

Tri-rivers Adult Education – Marion, Ohio

Contact information:

Tri Rivers Adult Education
1563 Marion – Mt. Gilead Rd.
Marion, Ohio 43302

Program Coordinator
Sharon Teynor RN
740-389-4682 ext. 5529

Program Instructor
Billie Fields-Baer RN
740-389-4682 ext. 5509

Program Information:

Patient Care Technician

Marion Technical College – Marion, Ohio

Contact information:

The Office of Admissions
1467 Mount Vernon Ave
Marion, Ohio 43302

Administrative Assistant
Health Programs

Application Information:

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • ACT or ACCUPLACER successful pass
  • MTC Program Application

Program Information:

Surgical Technician
Phlebotomy/ Medical Laboratory Assistant

Pioneer Career and Technology Center – Shelby, Ohio

Options are available for high school students.

Also available in the Bucyrus High School.

Contact information:

27 Ryan Road
Shelby, Ohio 44875

Application Information:

  • WorkKeys assessment and score a 14 or better
  • Application Form (Not Available Online)

Program Information:

  • Cost of Tuition
    • $775.00
  • Length of Program
    • 87 hours
CCMA (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant)
  • Cost of Tuition
    • $2,472.00
  • Length of Program
    • 200 hours
  • Cost of Tuition
    • $ 1,246.00
  • Length of Program
    • 80 hours (with a recommended internship)

EHOVE Career Center – Milan, Ohio

Contact Information:

Adult Education
316 W. Mason Rd
Milan, OH 44846
Ph 419-499-4663
Fax 419-499-5391

Janet Ballard, RN, BSN, MEd.
419-499-4663 x284

Administrative Assistant
Tracie Kidwell
419-499-4663 x231

Application Information:

  • ACT WorkKeys® for Applied Math, Graphic Literacy and Workplace Documents

Program Information:

Medical Assistant (MA)
  • Cost of Tuition
    • Total Tuition $8,157.00
  • Length of Program
    • 900 Hours
Phlebotomy Technician

Step 2: What is Needed Once You are Accepted into a Program

Typical physical requirements are:

  • Physical, CBC, UA and a 10 panel drug screen within 6 months.
  • Proof of 2 MMRs and Varicella injections or + titers.
  • Must have a + Hep B titer, or proof of two full series and two negative titers.
  • 2 step TB
  • Tdap then a repeat Tdap or Td every 10 years

Background Check Requirements

  • FBI and BCI clean background check

Step 3: After You Graduate

STNA Opportunities within Avita Health System

  • Medical Surgical
  • Emergency Department
  • OB – Galion
  • Rehabilitation – Galion and Bucyrus
  • In-Patient Rehab
  • Surgery

Step 4: STNA Continuing Education Opportunities through Avita Health System

  • Tuition reimbursement opportunity- Employees may receive a maximum of $12,000 total under the program.
  • BLS