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Healthcare Heroes

What is the Healthcare Heroes Program? 

The Healthcare Education Resources for Occupational Exploration and Study (HEROES) Program is designed to provide participants with a quality occupational exploration experience leading to enrollment in a healthcare career technical training program, and/or related employment.

View the Healthcare Heroes Flyer

What will I learn? 

Healthcare spans many different careers. The Healthcare Heroes Program will introduce students to a range of occupations that support health and wellness, focusing on the following areas: 

  • Certified Nursing Assistant/Certified Medication Technician (CNA/CMT)
  • Medical Assistant (MA)
  • Health Information Technology (HIT)
  • Patient Care Technician (PCT)
  • Nursing (LPN/RN)
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Radiologic Technologist (RadTech)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)

Additional Program Elements include WorkKeys/NCRC/Career Ready 101 services, Strengths-Finder Assessment, and Basic Life Support (BLS) training.

How do I apply? 

Complete the application and checklist. Submit the application to workforce@jeffco.edu to get started. This program is currently funded by a grant through a partnership with the Jefferson-Franklin Office of Job Training. 

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