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Thank You for Attending the July 27 IRAP Information Session

Sept. Update: $10K Available for First 20 IRAP Adopters Dallas College and the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) have announced that the first 20 adopters of an Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP) will be eligible for up to $10,000 per location (grant funding permitting). HASC strongly encourages members struggling with recruitment and retention […]

Karl Keeler Named Chief Executive of Providence Saint Joseph

HASC is pleased to welcome Karl Keeler as Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center’s new chief executive. He begins his role Aug. 15, reporting to Kevin Manemann, chief executive of Providence Southern California. “Throughout the chief executive selection process, Karl’s demonstrated experience in hospital operations, growth and strategy, and his passion for continuous process improvement made […]

Dodgers Healthcare Appreciation Night

Download flyer The Los Angeles Dodgers invite HASC members to join other health professionals at Dodger Stadium for Healthcare Appreciation Night. This special event package includes a ticket to watch the Dodgers play the Colorado Rockies, along with a Healthcare Appreciation Night branded giveaway item. After the game, don’t forget to stay for Friday Night […]

My SoCal Hospitals Campaign Supports HASC Members

For the last two-plus years, Southern California hospitals and frontline staff have cared for hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 patients and encountered millions of inpatient stays and emergency department visits – all while enduring an onslaught of obstacles. Now, more than half of the state’s hospitals are operating in the red and their care staff […]

Don’t Miss the Next Settlement Claim Filing Deadline

Through your affiliation with HASC, members have full access to a Class Action Settlement Recovery Service provided by our endorsed partner Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG). MCAG represents more than 1,400 hospitals and to date has recovered over $260 million in settlements on behalf of health care organizations. More than $460 million is currently available […]

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 […]

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. Since it began in 2009, this program has created hundreds of full-time PCA positions, helping program partner MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center fill its workforce needs. Selected […]

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 […]

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 […]