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FHEO Career Ladder Opportunity

Healthcare Industry

Michigan Works!

Organizations Involved

GST Michigan Works!, Greater Flint Health Coalition

Occupations Involved

Surgical Technologists; Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurses; Registered Nurses; Respiratory Therapists; Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers AND healthcare workforce retention

Workforce Issues Addressed

Expanding career and/or professional development opportunities of current healthcare professionals; Providing a benefit or incentive that encourages individuals to pursue a healthcare profession


The Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Career Ladder Opportunity is offered for graduates of the FHEO program to help them further their education and careers in healthcare. The program provides graduates - that are in a program and who have completed their prerequisites - with funding for healthcare career education (tuition assistance up to $5,000), funding for books, uniforms and certification exams, resume and interview preparation, and job search assistance. Eligible training or education programs include surg techs, LPNs, RNs, cardiovascular techs, respiratory therapists and more. The program is funded by GST Michigan Works! and the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

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