Health Careers training equips participants with the basics to secure jobs in a range of entry-level health care settings, including acute care, long-term care, in-home care, and pharmacy. Classes combine work readiness with content areas, including: An Introduction to the Health Care Industry, Communication Skills, Food and Nutrition, Customer Service, Body Systems and Body Mechanics, Infection Control/Fire Safety and Injury Prevention, Human Rights, systems of measurement, HIPAA, and Housework. Program focus shifts to meet the training needs of applicants and hiring needs of employers. Part of our LISC “Bridge to Career Opportunities” program that integrates wrap-around supports (Case Management/Income Supports, Employment Counseling, and Financial Coaching) to help trainees increase financial stability, and basic education instruction to bridge the skills gap and promote success in career pathway attainment. Follow up for 18 months after graduation, with full access to support services. 60-hour internships with an employer-partner.
Total Hours: 275
Note: Participants must pre-register and attend an orientation three weeks prior to start of class.