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“What Opportunities?”: Understanding Committed Frontline Healthcare Workers’ Perceptions of Career Advancement Opportunities
Join us for the release of our “Career Pathway Mapping Project” research findings with Ellen Frank-Miller, PhD., founder and CEO of the Workforce & Organizational Research Center (WORC). How do frontline workers, specifically certified nursing assistants, medical assistants, and patient service representatives, perceive their opportunities for advancement in healthcare? Find out what we’ve learned through a year-long study with CHWC
September 2023 Quarterly Meeting
Join our virtual quarterly meeting to hear updates on the Good Jobs Challenge CNA training hub, learn about Corporate Coalition’s Fair Chance Hiring cohort, and see our new website!
Healthcare Career Programs Info Session
This event provides an overview of 2023-2024 school-year programs for high school students interested in exploring careers in healthcare. They include internships, mentorship, and volunteer opportunities. Most deadlines are in September and October 2023. Specifically, the event highlights the UI Health Urban Health Club + CHAMPIONS program, Northwestern Medicine Discovery program, Rush Education and Career Hub Bridges Mentorship programs, UI
June 2023 Quarterly Meeting
This meeting was held in person on June 13th, 2023 and features an update on Senator Durbin’s HEAL initiative, an overview of the Certified Nursing Assistant program CHWC is launching with Good Jobs Challenge funding, and an update from the CHWC Youth Pathways committee.
Training & Development at the Heart of Your Career
This lunch & learn session took place on 6/7/23, hosted by the team at Lurie Children’s Hospital. It features the programs Lurie provides to expose and nurture individuals through careers in healthcare.
March 2023 Quarterly Meeting
Held on March 14th, 2023, meeting included presentation of 2023 strategic plan, updates on new employer MOUs and website refresh, updates on the Good Jobs Challenge grant, and information on the Generation Work employer cohort.
Team Member Success Coaching
This event was part of a Lunch & Learn series, hosted on February 21st, 2023. Michele Smith and Bridgett Beene of Advocate Aurora Health presented their new Team Member Success Coaching program, an in-house coaching program offering support and resources to newly hired team members experiencing barriers to retention such as childcare, transportation, and food security.
Inclusive Hiring Strategies & Lessons Learned
This event was part of a Lunch & Learn series, hosted on February 15th, 2023. Ashley Casiello and Audrey Gamet from UChicago Medicine’s Talent Strategy Team discussed some of their latest initiatives to support inclusive hiring at the academic health system. From external hiring to internal promotion, Ashley and Audrey discussed the programs and tactics they’ve employed, the challenges they’ve
Identifying and Addressing Challenges to Workforce Pathways Programs
Presented on February 7th, 2023. Rukiya Curvey-Johnson and Grant Higgins of Rush University Medical Center discuss top challenges in implementing workforce pathway programs and core strategies for addressing those challenges.
Speaking & Mentoring
Jobs in Healthcare