UNC Lenoir Health Care is dedicated to advancing the education and skill set of its workforce. Encouraging employees to further their careers in healthcare both enhances their professional development and increases the supply of healthcare professionals with a long term commitment to the organization.
Over the years, we have been very successful in assisting employees obtain careers as Nursing Assistants, Registered Nurses, Licensed Physical Therapy Assistants and Medical Diagnostic Sonographers to name a few.
Through tuition reimbursement, flexible scheduling which includes reduced work hours, educational stipends, and full benefit plan participation employees have been able to advance their profession in a new career path.
The purpose of the Grow Our Own scholarship program is to assist employees further their education in a nursing or an allied health program that required no longer than two years to complete.
UNC Lenoir Health Care helps provide employees with educational assistance to further their education in a health related field or to enhance employees’ status within their current positions.
The RN to BSN program through UNCW prepares nurses to have an enhanced professional development, broader scope of practice, and have a better understanding of the cultural, political, economic, and social issues that affect patients and influence healthcare delivery.
Local students have several opportunities to discover more about healthcare careers through UNC Lenoir Health Care’s various programs.