Workforce

About Workforce

HASC Workforce Development is a multi-pronged effort to support workforce needs across the region — especially in areas with a shortage of trained and qualified employees.

Examples include the following targeted efforts:

HASC Workforce Program fact sheet

Podcasts

Lisa Mitchell, HASC Program Director for Workforce Development, 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

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 […]

OC Employers Wanted for June 1 Virtual Student Career Fair

The Orange County Workforce Development Board, in conjunction with the Orange County Regional Consortium, is seeking partners and support for the OC High School and College Student Career Fair. This virtual event will take place Wednesday, June 1, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Virtual Career Fair will be open to the public and promoted through media […]

May 27 Employer Deadline for Riverside County Career Fair

The Riverside County School of Career Education (SCE) will host an in-person career fair Tuesday, June 7, from 4-6 p.m. The event will include some of SCE’s former students and program graduates. HASC members with a need for the following specializations are encouraged to participate: Medical assistants Patient care technicians (CNAs, home health aides and acute […]

June 23 LA County Virtual Job Fair: Meet 300-plus Candidates

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services is hosting a virtual career fair on Thursday, June 23 at 1 p.m. More than 300 job seekers experienced in COVID-19 clinical and operations response will be available for interviews and employment.   HASC members seeking candidates with EMT, LVN or RN licensure are encouraged to participate. For […]

Employers: Do you have Operating Room or L&D Circulating Nurse Vacancies? Prepare Your Nursing Staff in APU’s RN Perioperative Course This Summer

HASC’s workforce initiative partner, Azusa Pacific University (APU) is offering a perioperative RN specialty course this summer. New this semester, the course prepares Labor and Delivery nurses who need training to circulate for Cesarean deliveries. The APU RN Specialty course is available for any hospital in the region. This 16-week course provides perioperative training that gives novice Operating Room and Labor […]

Foreign-Born Registered Nurses and Allied Health Workers Webinar

In our recent webinar, Foreign-Born Recruitment of Registered Nurses and Allied Health Workers, 40 hospitals throughout California came together to hear immigration attorney Carl Shusterman speak on this highly debated workforce topic.   According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over one million vacant nurse jobs across the United States. The number of […]