Wheels to Work
Trinity Health Mercy Health & St. Joseph Mercy Health System
Workforce Development Focus
Healthcare workforce retention
Workforce Issue Addressed
Increasing wages and/or expanding benefits for current healthcare professionals; any activity or implement that addresses reducing healthcare professional turnover
Wheels to Work is a ride-to-work program in West Michigan for people that are experiencing transportation barriers or who want to utilize a reliable and affordable transportation alternative to get to work. Trinity Health Mercy Health is a participating employer of Wheels to Work. The purpose of the program is to help Trinity Health employees with either short-term or long-term transportation needs arrive at their hospital shifts on time, ultimately making it easier for them to keep their jobs. Additionally, all Wheels to Work participants are automatically enrolled in the hospital's career development services coaching program.