By Kyle Bachman
09/25/2023 – Electronic Health Reporter
The applied experience comes through an externship in clinical settings. Candidates participate in 120 hours of training with a senior certified MA or LPN Colleague, and then rotate to several medical practices.
The importance of this rotational strategy cannot be overstated. Trainees gain first-hand experience in Goshen facilities, not in a classroom or an outside healthcare facility. By the time students finish their 120-hour externship, they should have worked in several different Goshen clinics. Upon hire, they would have thorough knowledge of Goshen’s systems, its culture, and its people. They would hopefully hit the ground running on day one.
We learned several other lessons that have impacted our recruiting practices…Read the lessoned learned in this article from Kyle Bachman in Electronic Health Reporter.