FLINT HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNTIES (FHEO) PROGRAM WINS 2010 “BUILDING MICHIGAN’S HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE AWARD FOR REGIONAL COLLABORATION”

We are pleased to report that the GFHC’s Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program has received the Michigan Health Council’s 2010 Building Michigan’s Healthcare Workforce Award for Regional Collaboration. The award was presented at the Michigan Health Council’s Annual Symposium and Luncheon on Workforce Challenges held on November 9th.

The Michigan Health Council initiated the Building Michigan’s Healthcare Workforce Award to recognize Michigan’s healthcare organizations and educators who are designing and implementing creative approaches to recruit and retain a skilled and diverse healthcare workforce in Michigan.

The FHEO Program, established in 2002, provides Flint and Genesee County residents with occupational training, essential healthcare industry focused life skills, case management, and supportive services that are needed to obtain future employment in high-demand healthcare industry careers.

The FHEO Program is a shared success story because it assists residents with obtaining sustainable healthcare careers while helping meet the workforce needs of local healthcare employers by filling their vacant positions with well-trained, highly screened employees.

Congratulations on this well-deserved recognition to the GFHC partner organizations that collectively make the FHEO Program’s service to the community possible.