Hennepin Healthcare hosts People of Color Healthcare Career Fair

Hennepin Healthcare is sponsoring an employment outreach event on Saturday, July 16 to encourage more people of color to consider rewarding careers at the Level I Trauma Center and public teaching hospital as it strives toward a more diverse workforce that reflects the communities it serves.

“The People of Color Healthcare Career Fair is preparing for the future,” explains Dr. Tonya Jackman Hampton, Vice President of People and Culture at Hennepin Healthcare. “This is an exciting opportunity to learn about the important care and administrative (i.e., Finance, Human Resources, Operations, Diversity, Education, etc.) roles available in healthcare and how you can make a difference. Whether you are actively seeking employment, are curious, or just want to talk to someone about a career path – you’re encouraged to attend this event.”

What:             People of Color Healthcare Career Fair
When:             Saturday, July 16, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where:           Hennepin Healthcare’s Clinic & Specialty Center, Level 1 Atrium
                        715 S. 8th St., Minneapolis, MN 55405

More than 200 are already signed up for the Career Fair at Hennepin Healthcare’s Clinic & Specialty Center in downtown Minneapolis. Participants can stop by anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and will have the opportunity to apply for positions, get help with interview skills and résumé preparation, and learn about various healthcare careers and benefits at Hennepin Healthcare. Onsite interviews will also take place for select positions.

“We look forward to meeting our future healthcare colleagues at this event and are excited for the difference they’ll make in the lives of our patients,” said Jackman Hampton. “For anyone considering a healthcare career – you won’t regret exploring the exciting opportunities available – and then fully realizing and applying your skills in one of these roles.”  

To sign up for the People of Color Healthcare Career Fair go to www.hennepinhealthcare.org/poccareers. While people of color are encouraged to participate, anyone interested in a healthcare career at Hennepin Healthcare is welcome to attend.  

Hennepin Healthcare is a recognized leader in superb health care delivery. From our primary care clinics to our nationally acclaimed trauma centers, our 7,300 employees and physicians work together to provide safe, high-quality care in a patient- and family-centered environment.

Be prepared for hot weather

99233171Hyperthermia and heat stroke can be life-threatening medical conditions. Hennepin Healthcare professionals want to remind everyone that the best way to avoid heat-related medical problems is to:

  1. Stay cool – if you don’t have air conditioning in your home, go to a shopping mall, restaurant, library or movie theater to stay cool.
  2. Drink plenty of water (even if you’re not thirsty!).  Avoid drinking alcohol!
  3. Check on elderly friends and family members or those who have health concerns to make sure they are adequately hydrated and cared for.
  4. Avoid heavy exercise – especially during the hottest times of the day.
  5. Seek medical attention if you have these signs of hyperthermia:  confusion, inability to perspire, combativeness, fainting, rapid pulse, flushed skin, delirium.