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Posted on: September 3, 2019

CareerForce Washington County planning healthcare roundtables

CareerForce is sponsoring a series of Healthcare Roundtables in Washington County in September and October.

They will be:

  • Stillwater, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, Washington County Government Center, Lower Level, Room 14, 14949 62nd St. N., Stillwater;
  • Lake Elmo, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, Lake Elmo Public Library, 3537 Lake Elmo Ave. N., Lake Elmo;
  • Cottage Grove, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, CareerForce in Cottage Grove, 13000 Ravine Parkway S. Cottage Grove.

Washington County Healthcare Workforce Initiative is a collaborative effort to build an employer-led career pathway system for healthcare occupations in Washington County.

Each roundtable will feature:

  • a presentation about the initiative;
  • information about labor market trends in healthcare for the county;
  • a discussion about employer hiring needs and occupations of focus; and
  • next steps and a request for employer partners.

The intended audience is small- to medium-sized healthcare employers, long-term care and assisted living employers, and employers with openings.

Register for the program at mn.gov/deed/events/wc-roundtables.

The program is free. Contact Adesewa Adesiji, workforce strategy consultant at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, with questions at adesewa.adesiji@state.mn.us or 952-261-6942.