Healthcare and human services professionals needed now

Job fair features wide array of opportunities in medical and nonprofit fields.


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Posted July 20, 2022 | By Ocala Gazette Staff

The 2022 Healthcare and Human Services Job Fair will take place on Tuesday, July 26, from 4-6 p.m. at One Health Center, 1714 S.W. 17th St. in Ocala, according to a July 18 press release.

Sponsored by CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion (CLM) and VIPcare, the free event features businesses recruiting to fill in-demand positions at area hospitals, doctors’ offices, nonprofit organizations and nursing homes.

“Healthcare is one of those industries in our region that continues to be in very high demand,” said Melissa Saco, CareerSource CLM business development manager. “To help meet that need, this job fair features an abundance of immediate opportunities from entry level to registered and licensed nurses.”

Positions include certified nursing assistants (CNAs), child protective investigator, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), registered nurses (RNs), patient care technicians, medical assistants and medical lab technicians, as well as medical office and records, drivers, food service, housekeeping and more.

To date, the following businesses are scheduled to take part: Absolute Health Internal Medicine and Pediatrics; Bridgewater Park Health and Rehabilitation; Brookdale Chambrel Pinecastle; Chatham Glen Healthcare & Rehabilitation; Empath Home Health; Evergreen Private Care; Florida Department of Children and Families; HCA Florida Ocala Health; Heart of Florida Health Care; Highpoint at Stonecrest; Hospice of Marion County; Maxim Healthcare Services; Quad Nurse, LLC; SMA Healthcare; Staff America and Team Select Home Care.

Additionally, education partners Taylor College and the College of Central Florida will be on hand.

Candidates are asked to register prior to the event. Those planning to attend should bring printed copies of their resume, dress professionally and be prepared for an on-the-spot job interview. While masks are not required, participants should feel comfortable in wearing appropriate face covering if they wish.

For updates on participating businesses and the registration link, check the calendar at www.careersourceclm.com or call 1-(800) 434-5627 for more information.