Date(s) - 29/08/2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
SKILLS FOR CHANGE PRESENTS
HEALTH INFORMATICS BRIDGING PROGRAM INFO SESSION
***The Health Informatics Bridging Program is free of charge, funded by the Government of Canada and delivered in partnership with George Brown College.***
The Health Informatics Bridging Program at Skills for Change provides internationally trained newcomers with a background in healthcare OR the information technology sector, the knowledge and experience they need for a rewarding career in the field of Health Informatics.
The Health Informatics Bridging Program is a full-time eight-week program that allows participants the opportunity to develop real-world experience with practical hands-on labs led by leading instructors. Participants with interest in the integration of information technologies in the healthcare delivery sector stand to greatly benefit from this program.
▪ Full-time eight-week program;
▪ Experiential components delivered by George Brown College;
▪ Effective job search strategies: resume development, market research techniques, and interview skills, provided by Skills for Change;
▪ Guest speaking panels led by industry and academic professionals;
▪ Connections with Health Informatics employers;
▪ Referrals to the Mentoring Partnership;
▪ Job placements.
▪ Experiential and employment training in the health informatics field;
▪ Acquire the information necessary to transfer your current skills set to a new environment;
▪ Develop soft skills needed in the health informatics sector;
▪ Job search supports and preparation;
▪ Learn occupation-specific terminologies;
▪ Network with employers in the field;
▪ Introduction to Canadian business culture;
▪ Orientation towards secondary education opportunities;
▪ Relevant job placements;
▪ One-on-one support from program specialists knowledgeable about health informatics industry.
▪ English proficiency (CLB 7+);
▪ Work experience in healthcare or IT field outside of Canada (3+ years);
▪ Post-secondary degree in healthcare or IT field;
▪ Immigration status: Permanent Resident or Conventional Refugee.
▪ Dedicated training lab;
▪ One-on-one support with a career specialist;
▪ Career search reference;
▪ Hidden job market employment leads;
▪ Internet access for job search and applications;
▪ Access to a quiet space for individual work;
▪ Job search materials: daily newspapers, access to telephone and fax machine.
For more information, visit: https://skillsforchange.org/healthinformatics/
791 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario
Skills for Change is known for pioneering programs that respond to shifting immigration and workplace trends and lead to employment.