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Workforce Development

professional growth and development opportunities for our community

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Workforce Development Programs

Rochester Regional Health’s Workforce Development team provides professional growth and development opportunities for the community, including Rochester Regional Health employees. Participants can expect easy access, a supportive environment, and robust resources to support them. Learn more about our programs below.

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    Certified Nursing Assistant Training

    Offering a free program for all students, our CNA training program allows students to become immersed in the healthcare field while they train. With positions available as unit assistant at nursing and rehabilitation centers, our program will get participants on the fast-track to a career in healthcare.

    About the CNA program
  • Home Health Aide

    Home Health Aide Training

    Just one month separates you from becoming a home health aide. Skilled and caring instructors cover topics such as pulse rate, respirations, nursing skills, recording blood pressure, and much more. You’ll learn skills that will help you make an impact on the elderly, ill, and disabled.

    About the HHA program
  • Youth Apprentice students with doctor in scrubs

    Youth Apprentice Program

    The Youth Apprentice Program at Rochester Regional Health gives Rochester City School District students an opportunity to succeed and achieve a career in healthcare. Each participant earns not just his/her high school diploma, but a Certificate of Completion signed by the State of New York attesting the students have had youth employment competency training, and has the skills necessary to be a conscientious and productive employee.

    Learn about the Youth Apprentice Program
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    New Vision

    New Vision programs provide motivated high school seniors with an opportunity to learn about a career in healthcare while integrating academic and technical courses in an immersive experience. Programs are the direct result of cooperative efforts between various educational partners and Rochester Regional Health to offer career exploration, rigorous academics, and applied work-based learning. 

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    Explorers is a five-week after-school program that provides information and insight into healthcare careers. Students participate in a healthcare professional driven curriculum focused on clinical and non-clinical opportunities based on student interest and workforce development trends.

    Apply for the Explorers program
  • Med Quest students


    MedQuest is an ongoing one-day event that exposes teens to careers in the healthcare field. Students participate in activities and discuss career paths (both clinical and non-clinical roles), and how healthcare systems operate and function. The program is available to schools and organizations in the community. 

    Email our team with questions