At 17 sites around the country, the initiative explores new ways to help frontline health care workers get the skills they need to provide quality care and build a sustainable career.
An effective, efficient workforce is essential to addressing rising costs in the health care industry. Nevertheless, effective investments in career advancement for frontline health care workers are limited. Creating Career Pathways for Frontline Health Care Workers focuses on promising practices drawn from Jobs to Careers. At 17 sites around the country, the initiative explores new ways to help frontline health care workers get the skills they need to provide quality care and build a sustainable career. It helps health care providers improve the quality of patient care and health services by building the skills and careers of their frontline employees. http://www.jff.org/sites/default/files/publications/J2C_CareerPathways_011011.pdf.