Grow Our Own

Organization:
Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Amount:
$132,576.00
Program Area:
Community Assistance Initiative
County of Applicant:
Lenoir
Description:

This grant will assist Lenoir Memorial Hospital with providing short-term training to address demand for certified nursing assistants by targeting unemployed or under-employed individuals in the county for training.This project will employ carefully selected trainees in a paid, 32-hour/week training period of 5-6 months, and provide hands-on healthcare experience at Lenoir Memorial Hospital, while also allowing trainees to be enrolled in the nursing assistant course at Lenoir Community College.Lenoir Memorial Hospital and other local healthcare providers have a constant demand for CNAs.A new 100-bed Veteran’s Nursing Home is scheduled to open in Lenoir County in 2011 and the 150 new positions projected for the facility will include a significant number of CNAs.This project will result in 20 entry-level certified nursing assistants.

Contact:
Mrs. Constance E. Hengel 100 Airport Road PO Drawer 1678 (28503-1678) Kinston, North Carolina 28501 252-522-7000
Areas Served:
Lenoir

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