DHHR to Host Health Professions Recruitment Fair
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public Health, will host a Health Professions Recruitment Fair on Thursday, November 19, 2015 as part of National Rural Health Day.
The event will provide an opportunity for numerous health care facilities from across the state to meet with prospective candidates about employment opportunities including practicing or resident physicians, interns, dentists, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, nurses, LPNs, occupational and physical therapists and office staff.
“National Rural Health Day serves as a reminder of the importance of linking health care providers with health care facilities across the state to assist an aging population with a number of chronic conditions,” said Dr. Rahul Gupta, State Health Officer and Commissioner for the Bureau for Public Health. “I encourage anyone with an interest in the health field to attend this fair to explore the opportunities in West Virginia’s rural communities.”
The Health Professions Recruitment Fair, organized by DHHR’s Division of Rural Health and Recruitment, will be held on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at the Marshall University Memorial Student Union in Huntington from 12:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. To register, call 304-558-4382 or 888-442-3456. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, contact Karen.K.Pauley@wv.gov or Brandon.K.Carman@wv.gov.
Media contact: DHHRCommunications@wv.gov or (304) 558-7899