Wellmont representatives talk jobs to nursing graduates

10:27 am | July 31, 2012

Representatives of Wellmont Health System met with graduates of the 120-hour Certified Nurse Aide and 12-month Practical Nursing training programs at the Tennessee Technology Center at Elizabethton recently to explain job opportunities with Wellmont Health System.

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Pictured during a break between nursing classes are, from left, Emma Hopson, RN, nursing instructor; Amanda Blevins, RN, Wellmont nurse recruiter; Michelle Smith, Wellmont human resources’ generalist; Jennifer Hensley of Washington County, nursing student; and Sandy Barker, RN, nursing instructor. A pinning ceremony for 52 graduates of the Practical Nursing Program at TTC-Elizabethton will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, in the Monarch Auditorium of Bristol Regional Medical Center.

TTC-Elizabethton offers 10 full-time training programs on campus that take 12 to 20 months to complete. In the 12-month period ending Aug. 31, 2011, the program completion rate at TTC-Elizabethton was 88 percent, the job placement rate was 86 percent, and the licensure passage rate was 96 percent on the Tennessee Board of Nursing exam. For more information, call TTC-Elizabethton at 543-0070 or 1-888-986-2368 (toll free) or visit the school’s website at www. ttcelizabethton.edu.

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