Incumbent Worker Training Changes Lives
Watch how workNet DuPage and Edward-Elmhurst Health teamed up to advance employee careers
January 27, 2020
Faced with record low unemployment levels in DuPage County and a rising need for Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA), Edward-Elmhurst Health and workNet DuPage banded together to upskill eligible entry-level staff in food, housekeeping, and laundry services. A cohort of employees, seeking to advance their careers, obtained CNA training at the College of DuPage, promoting them to a newly assigned role - Patient Care Technician. As an added bonus, workNet DuPage covered all tuition costs.