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Training Programs

Are you considering a job in healthcare? Our free training and certification programs will open the door to a career you love. Whether you’re seeking direct patient care or a role behind-the-scenes, we offer diverse programs to match diverse interests. You'll receive paid on-the-job training for many of our programs, plus a career at Gundersen with room for growth. Start your journey today.

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Find a career to love

Our training programs offer excellent job security in high-demand fields. Here’s your opportunity to further your education—at no cost—and grow in a rewarding healthcare career.

Our training programs


Central Service Technician Training Program

Launch your career as a central service and sterile processing technician. You’ll receive free training – and even earn national certification as a Certified Central Service Technician (CRCST).

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Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program

Our certified nursing assistant (CNA) training program offers free education, hands-on clinical training, plus a CNA job in the hospital when you finish. Graduate in just 6 weeks.

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Medical Assistant Trainee Program

Become a certified medical assistant in as few as 6 months with our no-cost training program. Earn an income during your hands-on training, plus an MA job when you finish.

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Paramedic Training Program

Advance your career as a certified paramedic through our 1 year, no-cost training program. Plus, you'll have a position waiting for you at Gundersen upon completion.

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Pharmacy Technician Training Program

Become a certified pharmacy technician in as few as 3 months. Our nationally accredited program offers paid training, plus a job at a Gundersen Pharmacy when you graduate.

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By training in the inpatient and outpatient pharmacies, I really got a feel for how things work and what to expect when I started my career at Gundersen Pharmacy. The hands-on learning helped me the most.

Life at Gundersen

Around here, loving your job is part of the job. We're a community of caregivers, committed to the health and wellbeing of all.

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Our Benefits

Our Total Rewards commitment helps you live happy and healthy, meet your goals and thrive in your career and beyond.

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Who We Are

We're proud of our rich history and look forward to our bright future.

About Gundersen
How to connect

Have questions? Our outstanding Recruitment team has answers.

Email Recruitment

1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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