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    • What's New at AFSCME 328

      Grant provides health care job training for employees

      As part of its commitment to diversity and employee development, OHSU has secured a grant that will offer fully-funded job training to up to 40 employees through the NW Promise Grant. Current employees who qualify and are selected will receive free training in one of the following in-demand health care jobs:

      • Certified Nursing Assistant 1 and 2
      • Medical Assistant
      • Medical Coding
      • Patient Access Services Specialist
      • Pharmacy Technician
      • Sterile Processing Technician 2
         

      Managers are encouraged to refer and support any employees on their teams who meet the qualifications and are interested in applying. Employees must submit application materials no later than 5 p.m. Jan. 31, which include a recommendation form from the employee’s manager.

      Visit this O2 page for details on the criteria to qualify and how employees can apply.

      This program was developed by the OHSU-AFSCME Community Employment Committee as a part of both organizations’ commitment to increasing the diversity of OHSU’s workforce and providing development opportunities for employees. OHSU and AFSCME partnered with other local health care institutions and received a NW Promise diversity grant from the Department of Labor through Worksystems, Inc. Worksystems is a non-profit organization that pursues and invests resources to improve the quality of the workforce in the City of Portland and in Multnomah and Washington Counties. 

      The article below is republished from the OHSU Staff News. It's about an important training opportunity that is a product of a joint effort between AFSCME Local 328 and OHSU. 

      Apply for free training in health care jobs

      Are you interested in improving your career at OHSU by moving into a health care job that is in high demand? OHSU and AFSCME working together have developed a program that will provide fully-funded job training for 40 employees.

      Current employees who are selected will receive free training through selected training partners. Classes will begin this spring or summer, depending on the program. Successful completion of the training and an exam will result in a certification in one of the following:

      • Certified Nursing Assistant 1 and 2
      • Medical Assistant
      • Medical Coding Specialist
      • Patient Access Services Specialist
      • Pharmacy Technician
      • Sterile Processing Technician 2
         

      Interested in applying?

      Visit this O2 page for details on eligibility criteria and how to apply. Application materials must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31.

      About the NW Promise grant

      This training program was developed by the OHSU-AFSCME Community Employment Committee as a part of both organizations’ commitment to increasing the diversity of OHSU’s workforce and providing development opportunities for employees. The purpose of this committee is to address employment and career development needs of under-represented minorities at OHSU.

      OHSU and AFSCME partnered with other local health care institutions, IRCO and Worksystems, Inc. to receive a NW Promise diversity grant from the Department of Labor. Worksystems is a non-profit organization that pursues and invests resources to improve the quality of the workforce in the City of Portland and in Multnomah and Washington Counties.

      New blog article: Why We Do Politics - your comments are welcome.

      It may seem early to be talking about bargaining, but to bargain effectively requires a lot of planning and preparation. Here’s a look at general timeline for our upcoming contract.

      http://blog.local328.org/?p=394


      Download: Holiday Party Menu.pdf

      Thank you to all of our members who either attended the town hall in person or participated online. If you missed it and would like to see an archived copy, please open the .pdf below for instructions.


      Download: How to view the AFSCME PTO townhall.pdf
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