Pathway to STNA in the Mount Vernon, 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

Knox County Career Center – Mount Vernon, Ohio

Contact information:

308 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
P: 740-393-2933
F: 740-397-1659

Cynthia Salyer, BSN, RN
740-393-2933 x1159

Application Information:

  • Interview with the Coordinator
  • Maroon Scrubs, white shoes and a watch (watch must have a second hand)
  • WorkKeys test (Effective March 2019, must receive score of “3” in all three sections)

Program Information:


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