Category: Healthcare

Eastern Florida State College Approved for New Nursing Degree Program

Registered nurses are currently the top position in demand in central Florida, according to CareerSource Central Florida, which referenced data from Help Wanted OnLine, a job listing tool across the state. Four central Florida educational institutions received approval this week from the State Board of Education to offer Bachelor of Science degrees in nursing. Valencia College, […]

Healthcare Careers are Here to Stay

By Meghan Cochran Now is a great time to start your healthcare career. Why? Employment projections from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity indicate Brevard County healthcare industry employment for 2016-2024 will increase in hospitals by 12.6 percent; nursing and residential care facilities by 16 percent, and ambulatory health care services by 20 percent. This […]

Heatlhcare Sector Strategy Roll Out

By Ken Datzman, Brevard Business News …“The sector–strategy approach is our big initiative at CareerSource Brevard,” said Murphy. “We have in place the Manufacturing Sector Strategy, we are rolling out our Healthcare Sector Strategy, and will be following that up with our Information Technology Sector Strategy. These three strategies cut across all businesses.” CareerSource Brevard […]

Consider a job in Nursing.

There are many factors to consider when deciding which career path to take.  One career that bubbles to the top, in both demand and average growth rate by occupation, is…nursing. In the online article “The demand for nursing isn’t going away. Will more men join their ranks?” published on pbs.org, the author highlights several key […]

Healthcare careers are a growing field

By Carol Macrander Question: Do you want a job that makes a difference in your community? Macrander: Many of us do, and one that is meaningful and positively impacts others. If so, have you considered a job in the healthcare industry in Brevard County? According to labor market projections through 2024 from the Florida Department […]

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium

Why A Healthcare Sector Strategy for Brevard County? OVERVIEW GUIDING PRINCIPLES HEALTHCARE SUPPLY AND DEMAND REPORT   Consortium Meetings: Inaugural Meeting – December 14, 2016 INAUGURAL MEETING AGENDA  PRESENTATION 12-14 FL HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE INITIATIVE PRESENTATION CONSORTIUM OVERVIEW AND COMMITTEE STATUS CONSORTIUM SUMMARY Rev 1 Spring Meeting – April 25, 2017 SPRING MEETING AGENDA  PRESENTATION 4-25 […]

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meeting: 4/25/17

ATTENTION: Healthcare Industry Representatives, Educational Partners and Community Stakeholders You’re invited to the second Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium meeting. WHEN:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. WHERE:  Bill Posey Conference Center, Florida Department of Health in Brevard County–  2555 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL 32940 WHAT:  Join Healthcare Industry Representatives, Educational […]

Health First Taking Steps To Accommodate Community Health Needs

Health First is pleased to announce its Board of Trustees has approved a three-year plan to help meet the healthcare needs of our community. As a result of the recently completed Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), Health First leadership has recommended the following disparities be addressed: Adults without access to healthcare services; Overweight or obese […]

Parrish Medical Center, OMNI Healthcare Partner To Create Parrish Cancer Center

Parrish Medical Center, one of America’s most recognized hospitals for quality and safety, and OMNI Healthcare, Brevard County’s only physician-owned and managed multispecialty group, have partnered to create Parrish Cancer Center. The new Parrish Cancer Center is Brevard’s only Commission on Cancer accredited program, a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, opened November 1. […]