Category Archives: Partnerships
Florida Career College sponsors luncheon for the dedicated nurses that work for FCC’s community partner National Employer Geo Care, LLC, the luncheon was held at South Florida State Hospital. Kara Hanaka, Director of Community Development at Florida Career College said, ” It is important for the community to recognize and honor all the contributions these great nurses provide to the South Florida community.”
From Left to Right: April Legons, Health Services Manager, Asneth Thomas-Rowe, BSN, RN-BC SFSH, Manager of Nursing Education, Kara Hanaka, Director of Community Development- Florida Career College, Mariamma Pyngolil, Chief Nursing Officer, M. Usha Mehta, Nurse Educator.
As part of the partnership with Geo Care students enrolled in FCC’s Nursing program at the Pembroke Pines campus have been given the opportunity to perform their Psych Clinical Rotations portion of their education at the South Florida State Hospital. FCC’s nursing students receive hands-on experience in a real-world environment under the tutelage of experienced professionals to best prepare them for their NCLEX Examination.
From left to right: Kara Hanaka, Director of Community Development for Florida Career College, with M. Usha Mehta, Nurse Educator, South Florida State Hospital
Partnering with Employers of choice is what we do. Here Florida Career College presented a Community Partner of the Year Award to a national hospital/physician services group. We have engaged in allied health externships and also have partnered with them for nursing clinical rotations.
(Pictured left to right) Florida Career College externs Tina Maycock, Vaneesa Molano, Melissa Brangan and Kara Hanaka, Director of Community Development for Florida Career College Group.
National Employer Geo Care, LLC, South Florida State Hospital and South Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center (SFETC) came to visit the Lauderdale Lakes Nursing and simulation labs. Here we provided a tour and discussed our partnership in clinical rotations in nursing as well as our curriculum and laboratories and what they offer our students and how they benefit our partners.
(Pictured Left to Right)Elizabeth Campbell, Director of Nursing at Florida Career College Pembroke Pines Campus, Bent Nielsen, RN, NEA-BC Director of Nursing and Utilization Review at corporate Partner Geo Care LLC, Dr. Gilbert Delgado, Director of Nursing Operations Florida Career College, Debra Mosley, Director of Nursing at Florida Career College, Kendall Campus, Mariamma Pyngolil, MSN, ARNP
Chief Nursing Officer at South Florida State Hospital, Kara Hanaka, Director of Community Development, Florida Career College, Dr. Joaquin Machado, Director of Nursing at Florida Career College Lauderdale Lakes Campus, M. Usha Mehta, BSN, RN, Nurse Educator at South Florida State Hospital, Jesus Diaz, Jesus A. Diaz RN, MSN, CCHP, Assistant Director of Nursing at South Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center (SFETC) in Florida City, and Lizette Rivera, Externship Coordinator at the Florida Career College Pembroke Pines Campus.
Jesus A. Diaz RN, MSN, CCHP, Assistant Director of Nursing at South Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center (SFETC) is getting a tour of our simulation laboratory. We In addition to our existing healthcare simulators and state of the art equipment we have the latest NOELLE® Maternal and Neonatal Birthing Simulator.
At Florida Career College we are the “college that cares”. When entering into a partnership process with our schools we work closely with our partners to provide a mutually beneficial partnership for both parties. Here Bent Neilsen, Dr. Gilbert Delgado and Kara Hanaka collaborate to ensure that Geo Care, LLC and their hospitals receive the utmost level of commitment and service from our school and our students. We truly believe that it is our partners and these relationships that separate us from the competition. It is always out goal to look at all of our student’s as possible future employees of these operations, therefore putting together a screening process and procedures together that our partners feel will work best for their facility is our number one goal.
Pictured left to Right Bent Nielsen, RN, NEA-BC Director of Nursing and Utilization Review at corporate Partner Geo Care LLC, Kara Hanaka, Director of Community Development, and Dr. Gilbert Delgado, Director of Nursing Operations both of Florida Career College Group