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

Contact

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


Podcasts

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


Briefs Focus: Why Workforce Development Boards Are Valuable Resources for Hospitals

The following article is a HASC Briefs Focus, offering solutions to operations challenges facing hospital leaders. This week’s feature profiles workforce development boards and how they can help alleviate the ongoing shortage of nurses and other trained health care professionals.    For questions or comments, contact Teri Hollingsworth, HASC HR and Education Services Vice President (information below). “Conventional wisdom […]

Health Science Programs in Los Angeles and Orange Counties

A number of schools in Los Angeles and Orange Counties offer programs in health science. The list below includes overviews of each school’s available programs. For more detailed information, visit the specific school’s website. Los Angeles County Cerritos College 11110 Alondra Boulevard, Norwalk, CA 90650(562) 860-2451www.cerritos.edu Citrus College 1000 West Foothill Boulevard, Glendora, CA 91741(626) 963-0323www.citruscollege.edu Compton […]

HospitalCareers Jobs Connection

Today’s specialized nurse workforce shortage is one of the most critical challenges facing health care leaders across the country. To address the issue, HASC now offers members the recruitment platform HospitalCareers.com.   HospitalCareers Connecting community members to hospital jobs HospitalCareers is the health industry’s leading hospital jobs website that connects health care candidates and hospitals to find perfect matches. […]

Accurate Background named HASC, Hospital Council Exclusive Endorsed Provider for Employment Screening

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2020 — The Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC) and Hospital Council – Northern & Central California (Hospital Council) have exclusively endorsed Accurate Background, an Irvine, CA-based leading provider of compliant background checks, drug and health screening and Form I-9 verifications, for employment screening services. The endorsement provides member hospitals with a comprehensive […]

A New Option for COVID-19 Staffing Needs

To support hospitals’ staffing needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, HASC is pleased to announce our partnership with AMN Healthcare to offer a rapid staffing network solution called Medefis.  Medefis is a vendor management system that comes with a pre-vetted network of nursing, respiratory, and physician contingent personnel. Information on this technology portal is included in the attached flier. Medefis streamlines […]

HASC Releases Workforce White Paper

HASC is pleased to release an all-new white paper titled, Southern California’s Health Care Workforce: Challenges, Approaches and Solutions. In its analysis, the paper reviews data collected by HR leaders in area hospitals regarding trends in hiring, recruitment, workforce planning, turnover and retention, training, and the physician shortage. Its unique focus on Southern California hiring and […]

Perioperative RN Pilot Team Highlights Success at 2019 Workforce Event

HASC and its workforce development partners highlighted their recent workforce pilot at the California Workforce Association’s Meeting of the Minds in Sept. 2019. Along with the South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SBWIB) and HealthImpact, the state nursing workforce group, HASC presented Connecting Regional Strategies to Local Program Design and Delivery: Perioperative Specialty Registered Nurse Training […]