Lakeside Medical Center partners with state college to bolster healthcare workforce

The Health Care District of Palm Beach (Fla.) County's acute care teaching hospital, Lakeside Medical Center in West Palm Beach will partner with Palm Beach State College to help with healthcare workforce staffing needs and continuing education, The Town Crier reported Sept. 8. 

"Our students will now get the opportunity to learn about the many great career opportunities at Lakeside through a tour of the hospital and their ambassador program," PBSC Belle Glade campus executive dean LaTanya McNeal, EdD, told the publication. "The partnership will also bring hospital staff to the Belle Glade campus as we jointly plan a series of lunch-and-learn workshops on health-related topics, develop career seminars and panels on health-related fields for students."

The program will offer students experience through internships in nursing, pharmacy, radiology, phlebotomy, respiratory, information technology and business services.

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