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In the Spotlight: Teri Hollingsworth

This interview with Teri Hollingsworth, HASC’s Vice President of Human Resources and Education Services, took place on KVTA Radio’s Workforce Wednesdays segment. Teri, along with Cynthia Avila of the Workforce Development Board of Ventura County, HASC’s partner, discussed the free Virtual Health Care Career Fair taking place Wednesday, June 29. Hear how the job fair […]

Internal Investigations

Session Description Internal Investigations and the Power Dynamics in the Healthcare Setting delves into the complex employment relationships within the health care industry. The program will examine the ongoing and recent stressors that have heightened workplace tension, including those stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, racial justice movement and existing power dynamics at play. The discussion […]

L.A. City Moves to Adopt Unequal Pay Ordinance

You’re likely aware that the SEIU-UHW union has filed nine risky and inequitable ballot initiatives in nine Southern California cities, aimed for the November 2022 ballot. The cities are Los Angeles, Downey, Inglewood, Long Beach, Monterey Park, Culver City, Baldwin Park, Duarte and Lynwood. The measures would set new, arbitrary pay requirements for some health […]

Program Offers Patient Care Assistant Training and Employment

Entry-level LA County job seekers aiming to work in health care have an excellent opportunity through the Pacific Gateway Workforce Innovation Network’s Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Training Program. Begun in 2009 in partnership with MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center, this program has since helped one of Southern California’s largest hospitals fill its workforce needs through […]

OR and L&D Nurses: Gain Perioperative Skills this Fall

Azusa Pacific University (APU), a HASC workforce initiative partner, is offering a perioperative RN specialty course this fall. This session prepares operating room (OR) nurses and labor and delivery (L&D) nurses who need training to circulate for Cesarean deliveries. The course runs from September 17 through January 7, 2023, and is open to all hospitals […]

Information Session: Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs

The Dallas College IRAP HASC invites members to a virtual information session on Wednesday, July 27 from 10–11 a.m. to learn more about the Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP). This new apprenticeship model helps workers obtain relevant skills and faster access to high-quality careers while providing employers an additional pipeline for their workforce needs. IRAPs combine […]

Leadership and Charge Nurse: Creating a Culture of Safety

Session Description The Joint Commission and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) recognize that safe patient care begins when hospital units foster a culture of teamwork and trust in which all staff feel safe bringing concerns and ideas to improve care. This advanced class for charge nurses focuses on the nurse leader’s role in creating […]

OC Leaders: Health Care Workforce Building Discussion, June 22

Staffing is on the mind of nearly every hospital leader, and it is critical that we voice our thoughts and collectively explore ways to build a robust and resilient health care workforce.   HASC invites Orange County hospitals to join as we engage in a group discussion on the health care workforce. The convening, hosted by the […]

June 29 Ventura County Virtual Career Fair

HASC, in partnership with the Workforce Development Board of Ventura County (WDBVC), is sponsoring a free Virtual Healthcare Job Fair on Wednesday, June 29, from 10 am–2 pm. The job fair is designed for our Ventura County member hospitals to recruit qualified applicants for positions such as: Registered nurse Medical assistant Certified nursing assistant Respiratory […]