“I have hired several graduates of the Institute’s Nursing Assistant Training program. In part because the excellent preparation they receive academically and culturally. But also because I know that they can receive additional support as they seek to upgrade their positions in health care.
One graduate of the Institute’s NAR program I hired this past year was a nursing assistant or junior nurse equivalent at a refugee health clinic in Thailand before coming to the U.S. She came with the basics of the health care training and a deeply rooted respect for the elderly. What she needed was lots of language support and cultural information. She got that at the Institute.
I would not have such an excellent caregiver employee without the training she received in the Medical Careers Pathway Program.”
Jolene Baker, RN, MAN, is Nurse Manager at Saint Therese at St. Odilia.