HCAM Apprenticeship Program
Healthcare Association of Michigan (HCAM)
Home Health and Personal Care Aides; Nurses, general; Apprentices
Workforce Development Focus
Increasing number of healthcare workers AND healthcare workforce retention
Workforce Issues Addressed
Attracting and training individuals to work in a healthcare profession; Expanding career and/or professional development opportunities of current healthcare professionals
The HCAM Apprenticeship Program will offer 750 registered apprenticeship slots to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across the state of Michigan. The purposes of HCAM's Apprenticeship Program are to address the workforce shortage by increasing the number of long-term care workers at these facilities and to help employers improve recruitment and retention of healthcare providers in the long-term care industry. Apprenticeships will be registered with the U.S. Department of Labor.