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Healthcare Careers for Veterans

Healthcare Careers for Veterans

Robeson Community College (RCC) recently celebrated two veterans who work within the Workforce Development Division, Michael Anderson and Douglas Lodge. Both are veterans who have transitioned to rewarding careers after retirement from the Armed Services. Mr. Lodge is a Human Resource Development Instructor who works to prepare adults to compete for jobs within the region while Mr. Anderson is Medical Simulation Specialist.

Like RCC most employers recognize the wealth of knowledge and experience veterans possess.  For those of you who are considering a new career after separation from the military GI Jobs April 2015 issue lists 20 Hot Jobs for veterans and among them were healthcare worker. BOOST currently serves many veterans and recruits others who want to pursue a civilian career in healthcare.

The program promotes stackable credentials that lead to diverse and advanced pathways in healthcare employment. Prospective students who are new to healthcare are encouraged to pursue entry level certifications to include Nurse Aide, Medication Aide and/or Emergency Medical Services. Afterwards, a supportive staff assist students in exploring career or advanced academic programs. Robeson Community College offers several diverse academic pathways to include Associate Degree in Nursing, License Practical Nursing, Emergency Medical Science, Radiography, Respiratory Therapy and more.   If you are interested in learning more or joining BOOST contact us.

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