Workforce Development

About Workforce Development

HASC Workforce Development is a multi-pronged effort to support health care workforce needs across Southern California. The initiative focuses on areas with a shortage of trained and qualified employees.

Examples include the following targeted efforts:

Other Workforce Resources

HASC Workforce fact sheet

Workforce Development Board Contacts


For more information, contact Soyinka Allen, [email protected] or (213) 538-7022.


Lisa Mitchell, HASC Program Director, Workforce, speaks with Rebecca Evans, Executive Director of the Workforce Development Board of Ventura County (WDBVC)  — Aug. 4, 2022

Teri Hollingsworth, HASC Vice President, HR and Education Services, and Cynthia Avila, WDBVC, are interviewed on KVTA Radio’s Workforce Wednesdays — June 24, 2022

In-person Charge Nurse Leadership Development

Charge Nurse Leadership Development is back in the classroom! If you’re a registered nurse who wants to grow as a leader, don’t miss this chance to join colleagues on site for an intensive learning experience. Overview With Mark Kaliher, RN, you’ll cover advanced leadership strategies, communication tips, priority setting and ways to manage conflict. You and […]

LEAD Academy 2024


If you’re a new health care leader or would like to enhance your management skills, LEAD Academy 2024 is for you! The synchronous e-learning program offers 12 intensive modules that will empower you to better understand and use your strengths.

Meet Job Candidates at CSU Dominguez Health Care Expo

HASC is pleased to invite members to a job fair hosted by our workforce partner California State University, Dominguez Hills. The College of Health, Human Services and Nursing Job Expo will take place Tuesday, April 16, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time. View the flyer here. You’ll have the opportunity to meet students pursuing […]

Diversity in Health Care Scholarship Applications Open April 1

In 2023, HASC and Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) launched the Diversity in Health Care Scholarship Program to help grow a more inclusive health care workforce. This year, the two organizations are excited to continue partnering to break down financial barriers for students, especially from underrepresented backgrounds, pursuing health care careers. The initiative will also benefit […]

Charge Nurse Leadership Development

Overview If you’re a registered nurse in a management or supervisory role, this online course is for you. The course, taking place Wednesday, September 25, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., features topics designed to facilitate nurses’ growth and development as unit leaders. Facilitator Mark Kaliher, RN, will cover advanced leadership strategies, communication techniques, setting […]

HASC, LA County Connect Hospitals with Job Seekers

Hospitals seeking job candidates can continue looking to HASC and its partnership with the LA County Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO). The partnership aims to help hospitals fill key vacancies with job seekers who have recently completed or will soon complete health profession training programs. The DEO’s LA County America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) […]

In-person LEAD Academy 2024

If you’re a new health care manager or want to enhance your leadership skills, LEAD Academy was made for you! Join us at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, Glendale, for six intensive monthly sessions. You’ll gain insights that empower you to better understand and use your strengths as a leader.

LEAD Academy Informational Webinar

Overview Are you a health care manager who wants to reach your leadership potential in 2024? Learn about the LEAD Academy training experience in this free informational webinar. LEAD Academy is an intensive, 12-module program that will empower you to better understand and use your strengths. Through immersive learning and tools, you’ll discover how to […]

Scholarship Donors Help Students Pursue Health Care Careers

Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) and HASC are grateful to CalOptima, CenCal Health, Gold Coast Health Plan, Inland Empire Health Plan and L.A. Care Health Plan for their generous donations to the Diversity in Health Care Scholarship and Stipend Program. Thanks to their support, employees of HASC member hospitals will receive a financial boost to help […]

Bring Diverse Talent to your Hospital: Host a 2024 CDIP Intern

The HASC-Health Career Connection (HCC) workforce diversity program is known as the College to Career Diversity Internship Program, or CDIP. CDIP is a full-time, paid, project-based internship program that identifies and recruits local, diverse, high-performing upper-division college students and recent graduates seeking health care careers. Host an Intern We are now accepting host applications for the CDIP 2024 […]