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February 26, 2024
Educators receive COVID-19 vaccinations at an appointment-only clinic inside the Oregon Convention Center in Portland on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. Kaiser Permanente, Providence, Legacy Health and Oregon Health & Science University are working together to operate the mass-vaccination clinic. Gov. Kate Brown and the Oregon Health Authority are designating the amount of vaccines available and who receives them at the clinic. (OHSU/Josh Andersen)
Training program helps Portlanders find new careers in health care  1

Training program helps Portlanders find new careers in health care 1

February 23, 2024

Debbie Taira, dental assistant at the OHSU School of Dentistry, helps a dental patient at the OHSU School of Dentistry clinic in Portland. The Building Bridges to Health Care Careers job education and training program will help 86 Portland-area residents become dental assistants, nurse assistants, medical assistants or phlebotomists. Those who complete the program and earn certification in their new field will be given priority as applicants for job openings at Oregon Health & Science University. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)

Training program helps Portlanders find new careers in health care  2

Training program helps Portlanders find new careers in health care 2

February 23, 2024

Debbie Taira, dental assistant at the OHSU School of Dentistry, left, assists Mohammed Kadhem, dental graduate student, with a dental patient at the OHSU School of Dentistry clinic in Portland. The Building Bridges to Health Care Careers job education and training program will help 86 Portland-area residents become dental assistants, nurse assistants, medical assistants or phlebotomists. Those who complete the program and earn certification in their new field will be given priority as applicants for job openings at Oregon Health & Science University. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)

Training program helps Portlanders find new careers in health care  3

Training program helps Portlanders find new careers in health care 3

February 23, 2024

Enrique Aguilar, student in the OHSU School of Dentistry, dental assistant program, right, assists 1st-year resident Aria Mirzazadeh Javaheri in conducting dental work on a patient at the school in Portland. The Building Bridges to Health Care Careers job education and training program will help 86 Portland-area residents become dental assistants, nurse assistants, medical assistants or phlebotomists. Those who complete the program and earn certification in their new field will be given priority as applicants for job openings at Oregon Health & Science University. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)

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