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OCALA, Fla. (Aug. 1, 2018) – Healthcare professionals as well as individuals interested in careers in the medical field are invited to attend the 2018 Medical Career Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at One Health Center, 1714 SW 17th St., in Ocala.
The free event is sponsored by CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion in partnership with One Health Center, an urgent care, “all-in-one” facility. Healthcare businesses will be recruiting to fill in-demand positions, including: Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), Home Health Aides (HHAs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Medical Office Assistants, Personal Care Aides, Registered Nurses (RNs) and Sitter/Companions.
“We are very excited to partner with One Health Center to bring this exclusive opportunity to businesses and medical professionals in our community,” said Brenda Chrisman, CareerSource CLM’s business development officer.
To date, the following businesses plan to attend: Genesis Healthcare – Oakhurst Center, Family Life Care, Home Instead Senior Care, Marion Oaks Assisted Living, Ocala Community Care, Ocala Health and Rehabilitation, One Health Center, ResCare Homecare, Safer at Home, The Vines Hospital, TimberRidge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, VIPcare Healthcare and Visiting Angels. For updates on participating businesses, check the Calendar of Events or Career Fairs and Hiring Events page at careersourceclm.com.
In addition, representatives from the College of Central Florida, Rasmussen College and Saint Leo University will provide details about postsecondary healthcare programs and CareerSource CLM staff will also be on hand with information about fee-free job-placement and career development services.
While advance registration is not required, candidates interested in fast, easy access to the event are encouraged to register at www.employflorida.com. Candidates should also bring copies of their resume, dress professionally and be prepared for on-the-spot job interviews.
“Candidates interested in updating their resume, getting help preparing a 30-second ‘elevator speech’ or sharpening interview skills are encouraged to visit one of our three career centers for free assistance,” Chrisman said. The centers are located at 2703 NE 14th St., Ocala; 683 S. Adolph Point, Lecanto; and 2175 NW 11th Dr., Chiefland.
Chrisman added that limited space is still available for healthcare businesses interested in taking advantage of the “targeted, effective and efficient way to engage with qualified candidates.” There is no charge to participate, interview space is available upon request and logistics and staff support are also provided.
Businesses or candidates interested in learning more should call 800-434-5627, ext. 1713.
CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities and in Spanish. All voice telephone numbers may be reached using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711. For accommodations, call 800-434-5627, ext. 7878 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. A proud partner of the American Job Center network and member of CareerSource Florida.