The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers, 300 Seymour Ave., Suite 206
in Derby, will host two informational sessions about opportunities for
education assistance through the Health CareeRx Academy.
seminars will be Mon., June 26 at 6 p.m. and Wed., June 28 at 1 p.m. at the
school. The seminars are free and open to the public.
WorkPlace’s Health CareeRx Academy (HCA) is a broad partnership of healthcare
providers, educators, trainers, and community-based organizations in
Southwestern Connecticut that provide no-cost training and support to help
participants obtain a career in the growing healthcare field. Designed with
input from employers, HCA’s mission is to meet the current and evolving
workforce needs of healthcare employers. The HCA provides occupational
training, work readiness, and other supports to individuals who desire to begin
or advance a career in healthcare.
skills training offered through the HCA include: Certified Nursing Assistants;
Dental Assistants; Home Health Aides; Medical Assistants; Medical Office
Management; Medical Records & Health Information Technicians; Patient Care
Technicians; Pharmacy Technicians; Radiologic Technologists; Registered
Nurses-ASN, BSN/CEIN; and Surgical Technologists. Individuals eligible to
enroll are those receiving state assistance or are otherwise low income, and
the long-term unemployed. All training by HCA leads to a certificate or degree
and prepares individuals to pass a state or national license exam.
HCA also works with the School of Allied Health Careers to provide tuition
assistance for students. The school offers training for individuals interested
in becoming Certified Nursing Assistants, Patient Care Technicians, and
Phlebotomists. Griffin Hospital's School of Allied Health Careers was one of
the first hospital-based schools of its kind to be authorized by the
Connecticut Department of Higher Education and offers Phlebotomy and other
professional educational programs to provide training, education, and
certification in selected health careers.
register for the information session or for more information, call 203-732-1276