CCHE Grads Have Job Opportunities
CCHE participants learn locally and get jobs locally.
In 2018, North Shore Health employed the following CCHE participants:
- 44 Nursing Assistant Registry workers (NARs)
- 10 Trained Medication Assistants (TMAs – all of these are also NARs)
- 5 Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs – all of whom were also NARs)
- 8 Registered Nurses (RNs – 2 who were NAR and LPN, 3 who were also NARs)
According to the MN Dept of Employment and Economic Development [DEED], in 2016 the 7-county Northeast Minnesota region was home to 895 health care and social assistance establishments providing 33,659 jobs. The industry accounted for 23.8 percent of total employment in the region, making it easily the largest in the region, well ahead of retail trade (17,550 jobs) and accommodation and food services (14,843 jobs).
The need for health care jobs in on the rise. In fact, the 2,155 job vacancies reported by northeast MN health care and social assistance employers in the fourth quarter of 2016 was the highest number ever posted. See details of the Health Care Job Market.