Having his work hours drastically reduced due to the pandemic led Kareem Jenkins to take a serious look at what he wanted to do with his life.
The Manassas resident had been working two part-time jobs before the pandemic struck – as a pizza delivery driver and as a school janitor. When the pandemic closed down schools, Jenkins was out of the janitorial job for months. His delivery job racked up miles on his car. Continue reading Kareem Jenkins: Pandemic hiatus leads to new career direction
Fauquier County High School 2014 graduate Mackenzie Rollins has finally found a career she can really sink her teeth into, thanks to a brand-new dental assisting program being offered by LFCC Workforce Solutions.
This was Rollins’s second time enrolling at LFCC – she had previously studied business, but realized that wasn’t the field for her. She had also spent more than a year at James Madison University, where she switched majors several times.
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At her new job, Keisha Smith’s benefits include good insurance for herself and her young son.
Certified phlebotomist/nurse assistant Keisha Smith is proof of what can be accomplished through hard work and sheer determination.
The Culpeper resident overcame homelessness while raising a young child to attain two health care certifications and start a fulfilling career.
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New fall 2018 Lord Fairfax Community College Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education (LFCCWS) launches several new career training programs to fill the job demand of local healthcare providers. Dental Assisting, Personal Fitness Trainer, Medical Scribe and Medication Aide programs add to a robust lineup of entry-level in-demand jobs.
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This Medication Aide Program prepares students to safely administer medications in specific settings or to assist in client self-administration. This class includes lecture, skills lab, and clinical experiences. Students will be able to facilitate or assist the client with the administration of insulin, prepare for safe administration of medications to clients in assisted-living facilities, maintain aseptic conditions, understand basic pharmacology, follow appropriate procedures for documentation and much more!
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Dental assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dental team in the delivery of quality oral health care. If you have strong communication and interpersonal skills, enjoy working with your hands and want a career with responsibility, dental assisting is for you.
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Medical careers are in high-demand. What makes them appealing? Here are some of the top reasons why people choose healthcare…
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Ready to embark on a new career, Warren County High School graduate Keith Davis turned to Lord Fairfax Workforce Solutions to get fast-track career training.
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Students enrolled in the Nurse Aide course will be eligible to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) Examination upon successful completion of the course to earn their certification as a Nurse Aide.
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