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Update on WisCaregivers Careers program

September 8, 2022
In response to a certified nursing assistant workforce shortage, Gov. Tony Evers recently announced the expansion of the WisCaregiver Careers program. We get an update on the workforce development program as well as learn about the CNA career path.

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CNA shortage takes a toll on Wisconsin health care facilities

August 4, 2022

Staff shortages continue to limit health care facilities in Wisconsin, but health administrators are hoping an online employment portal improves hiring process.

 

Gov. Evers and DHS Announce Expansion of WisCaregiver Careers Program

May 18, 2022

Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) have announced a $6 million investment to expand the successful WisCaregiver Careers workforce development program.

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Gov. Evers invests $6 million in a state nurse aide training program

July 25, 2022

A state program geared toward training health care workers recently received a $6 million investment from Gov. Tony Evers through the American Rescue Plan Act.

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Gov. Evers invests $6 million in a state nurse aide training program

July 25, 2022

A state program geared toward training health care workers recently received a $6 million investment from Gov. Tony Evers through the American Rescue Plan Act.

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Wisconsin’s $6M CNA training investment could serve as model for other states

July 25, 2022

While the staffing crisis continues to have devastating impacts on nursing homes across the country, some states are expanding stopgap measures to recruit and retain positions that are in many ways the backbone of the industry – the certified nursing assistant (CNA).

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To fill gap at Wisconsin nursing homes, state expands CNA training

July 23, 2022

Wisconsin nursing homes strapped for staff will soon get a boost, following a Thursday announcement that the state will expand free on-the-job training program for certified nursing assistants

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Wis. unemployment rate remains at 2.9%

July 23, 2022

The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) released on July 21 the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) preliminary employment estimates for the month of June 2022. Wisconsin’s unemployment rate remained at 2.9% in June.

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Gov. Evers, DHS announce launch of WisCaregiver Careers program expansion

July 22, 2022

Following a recently announced $6 million investment, Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) yesterday announced the launch of the WisCaregiver Careers program expansion, the state’s free certified nurse aide (CNA) workforce development program.

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WisCaregiver Careers program expands

July 22, 2022

Following a recently announced $6 million investment, Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced the launch of the WisCaregiver Careers program expansion, the state’s free certified nurse aide (CNA) workforce development program.

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WisCaregiver Careers launches program expansion to support nursing homes

July 21, 2022

Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced Thursday the launch of the WisCaregiver Careers program expansion.

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Expansion of WisCaregiver CNA career training program officially launches

July 21, 2022

After previously announcing a $6 million investment, the Evers administration says an expansion of a free certified nurse aide (CNA) program is officially underway.

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WisCaregiver Careers launches program expansion to support nursing homes

July 21, 2022

Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced Thursday the launch of the WisCaregiver Careers program expansion.

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Dept. of Health Services: Governor Evers, DHS announce launch of WisCaregiver Careers program expansion

July 21, 2022

Following a recently announced $6 million investment, Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced the launch of the WisCaregiver Careers program expansion.

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Wisconsin expands WisCaregiver Careers program to recruit 3,000 more CNAs

June 9, 2022

On May 18, 2022, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced a $6 million grant investment to expand the successful WisCaregiver Careers workforce development program with the goal of training 3,000 additional certified nursing assistants (CNAs) qualified to work in nursing homes.

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$6M invested to increase the number of certified nursing assistants for Wisconsin nursing homes

June 1, 2022

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