The University Of North Florida Launches Electronic Health Record Apprenticeship For Graduates
(JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA) - Jacksonville-based University of North Florida has partnered with Optimum Healthcare IT to establish an Electronic Health Record (HER) Apprenticeship Program offering training to give hospital and health systems EHR support.
The University's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center will host the program, which will be offered to new and recent graduates.
Trainees will be prepared for hospital and health system jobs that require implementing, configuring, activating and integrating EHRs.
There are more than 40,000 job openings at Health Care Organizations across the country that require expertise in EHR support, according to Burning Glass, a Job Market Analytics Company.
Optimum will hire accepted applicants as Apprentices from the beginning of the 12-week training program and Apprentices will then join the Health Care IT Consulting Firm's Teams that work with hospitals and health systems across the U.S.
Optimum expects hospital clients to hire the Apprentices, according to the report.
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