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Careers in Healthcare
A Healthy Workforce Partnership for Employment Opportunities
The Atlanta BeltLine Workforce Partnership in Healthcare actively recruits Atlanta BeltLine residents to receive training for entry-level clinical and administrative jobs at Grady Health System. If you are interested in a career in healthcare, live in a neighborhood near the Atlanta BeltLine, and have a high-school diploma or GED, you may be eligible to apply for one of the city's most exciting employment programs.
About the Training Program
The full-time, 10-12 week training program develops job readiness skills, builds digital literacy, provides and introduction to the healthcare sector, and results in Certified Nurse Assistant or Microsoft Office certification for successful participants. There is no cost to participants who are accepted in to this training program, however, participants will not be paid during the program.
Grady Health System staff will provide site visits, job preview presentations, and mock interviews. MARTA cards and personal coaching are also available for qualified participants.
This is a 10-12 week training program that was designed with Grady Health System to address their hiring needs. Candidates who successfully complete the program are assured of an interview with Grady. The training program consists of:
- Weeks 1-4: STRIVE attitudinal and job readiness training
- Weeks 5-6: Digital literacy training, introduction to healthcare, and introduction to electronic medical records
- Weeks 7-10: Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) technical training OR Microsoft Office certification training
- Weeks 11-12 (C.N.A. only): Study period and certification testing
- Additional training to supplement participants’ skills may be added
Approximately 25 individuals will be selected for the training program. Participants must pass each module before moving to the next stage of the training. Candidates will receive career exploration opportunities through the involvement of Grady Health System so they can make informed decisions about their career pathway. Qualified candidates will receive coaching during the training and after employment to help manage transitions and resolve any issues that may impede success in their career.