|Career Fair to be Held at BMC|
|March 10, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LEARN MORE ABOUT HEALTHCARE JOBS AT BMC CAREER EDUCATION FAIR
PITTSFIELD, MA – The Human Resources Department at Berkshire Medical Center will host its annual Career Education Fair for anyone wishing to enter the fields of nursing, diagnostic radiology technology, laboratory and physical, occupational and speech therapy. The event is also for current healthcare professionals who desire to further their education and qualifications. The fair will be held on Thursday, March 27th from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Berkshire Medical Center in the Private Dining Rooms, adjacent to the cafeteria.
The fair is designed to promote awareness of careers in healthcare where job opportunities are increasing. In light of nationwide shortages in many areas of healthcare, there are ample opportunities for Registered Nurses to enhance their education and for those who want to enter the fields of nursing, diagnostic radiology technology, laboratory and physical, occupational and speech therapy. There are several highly respected college programs in these fields in and around Berkshire County.
As part of the program, participants can learn more about degree programs at the University of Massachusetts, Berkshire Community College, Greenfield Community College, Springfield Technical Community College, American International, Elms College, the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Hudson Valley Community College, Southern Vermont College,Maria College, Walden University and McCann Technical School. Representatives from the schools will be available at the event to discuss their programs. In addition, attendees can learn more about financial assistance programs and other financial aid resources. Information will also be available about tuition reimbursement programs for nurses who wish to pursue higher degrees of education in nursing while employed by either Berkshire Health Systems or its long-term care associate Berkshire Healthcare Systems.
The Career Education Fair is open to anyone interested in a healthcare career and targeted to high school students and their parents, guidance counselors, current Registered Nurses wishing to seek a bachelor’s or master’s degree and all employees of Berkshire Health Systems and Berkshire Healthcare Systems wishing to further their training and careers. Refreshments will be provided.
For more information, contact the BHS Human Resources Department at 413-447-2784.
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