The Hospitals of Providence has partnered with El Paso Community College (EPCC) to provide job training for 331 new and incumbent workers using a $481,813 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).
The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions Borderplex area.
This grant will be used to provide customized training with classes and training focused on industry-related topics such as basic nursing, critical care, neonatal intensive care nursing, emergency and operating room care, chemotherapy infusion and respiratory therapy.
Trainees will include registered nurses, nursing assistants, phlebotomists, radiologic technologists and respiratory therapists. Upon completion of training, the workers will receive an average wage of $26.02.