The WorkPlace’s Health CareeRx Academy is a broad partnership of healthcare providers, educators, trainers, and community-based organizations in Southwestern Connecticut. Designed with input from employers, Health CareeRx Academy’s mission is to meet the current and evolving workforce needs of healthcare employers.
The Health CareeRx Academy provides tuition assistance, work readiness, and other supports to individuals who desire to start or enhance a career in the growing healthcare field. Participants enrolled in the Health CareeRx Academy will have access to career readiness and personal growth classes and seminars. Upon completion, participation will move into occupational skills training in a variety of healthcare related fields.
Program participants residing in Southwest Connecticut who are receiving TANF, meet program requirements, were impacted by a company layoff or their position was eliminated may also be eligible for comprehensive support services and access to internship opportunities and job placement assistance.
All training by Health CareeRx Academy leads to a certificate or degree and prepares individuals to pass a state or national license exam.
• Skills Assessment
• Job Readiness Training
• Healthcare Workshops
• Occupational Skills Training
• Distance Learning
• Internships and On the Job Training (limited)
• Career Development Plans
• Job Placement Services
Click here, to view Health CareeRx Academy Program Brochure and get an overview of the various Occupational Skills Training (OST) offered, required eligibility documents needed for program entry, as well as a walkthrough of the program enrollment process