Premier hospital welcomes Jacksonville Job Corps Students

Jacksonville healthcare students“This 21st century technology is amazing. I would love to work here.” said Jacksonville Job Corps student Deja Richardson, speaking of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. “And, I’m so excited because Job Corps prepares me for that opportunity.”

Students and the instructor from the Jacksonville Job Corps medical assisting class recently toured the clinic, one of only three in the nation and considered to be one of the premier hospitals in the country.

The clinic opened in 2008 and combines high technology with quality patient care. The hospital is planning a 100-million-dollar expansion to address patient demand.job corps healthcare students

The medical assisting class visited various areas of the clinic, learning how all phases of service come together at this world-class facility.

The students also learned about several employment opportunities. Hannah Davis, education administrator at the clinic said,

Healthcare student group shot“Jacksonville Job Corps is preparing these students to work in this kind of facility. They do a great job with student training. I encourage them to apply at this facility.”