Health Professions Career Fair
This fair was held in Fall 2013 at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.
+ HEALTH PROFESSIONS CAREER FAIR PARTICIPATING COMPANIES AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN COUNSELORS CARILION CLINIC HR CJW MEDICAL CENTER CREATIVE FAMILY SOLUTIONS, INC. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS HORIZON BEHAVIORAL HEALTH JILL’S HOUSE KAPLAN TEST PREPARATION LIFENET HEALTH LIGHT CHIROPRACTIC MEDICAL CENTER OF CENTRAL GEORGIA HOSPTIAL PINE VALLEY CAMP TANZAR CHIROPRACTIC TEAM NURSE TRBC COUNSELING MINISTRY VA HOME BASED COUNSELING AND SUPPORT SERVICES VIRGINIA AMATEUR SPORTS YOUTH FOR TOMORROW YOUTH VILLAGES YWCA AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN COUNSELORS CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Laura Captari Recruiter’s Email: email@example.com Recruiter’s Phone: (800) 526-8673 Website: www.aacc.net Facebook: www.facebook.com/organization Twitter: www.twitter.com/organization DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY AACC is committed to assisting Christian counselors, the entire “community of care,” licensed professionals, pastors, and lay church members with little or no formal training. It is our intention to equip clinical, pastoral, and lay care-givers with biblical truth and psychosocial insights that minister to hurting persons and helps them move to personal wholeness, interpersonal competence, mental stability, and spiritual maturity. POSITION TYPES Internships Part Time Full Time Entry Level Full Time Management CARILION CLINIC HR CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Eva Lipscomb Recruiter’s Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Recruiter’s Phone: (800) 599-2537 Website: www.carilionclinic.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/carilionclinic Twitter: www.twitter.com/CarilionClinic DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit healthcare organization based in Roanoke, Va. Through our comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services, we work together to provide quality care close to home for nearly 1 million Virginians. With an enduring commitment to the health of our region, we also seek to advance care through medical education and research, help our community stay healthy, and inspire our region to grow stronger. POSITION TYPES Internships Part Time Full Time Entry Level CJW MEDICAL CENTER CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Sara Hayes Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: 1(900) 787-0002 Website: www.cjwmedical.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/cjwmedicalcenter Twitter: www.twitter.com/cjwmedical DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY HCA Virginia is dedicated to caring for and preserving life. With our broad network of skilled physicians and specialists, a depth of experience with the latest procedures, and a visionary approach to investing in technology, we’re proud to deliver patient outcomes that are second to none. We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual. We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness. We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives. POSITION TYPES Internships Part Time Full Time Entry Level CREATIVE FAMILY SOLUTIONS, INC. CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Kalea Staton Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: (540) 381-3988 Website: www.creativefamilysolutions.net Facebook: N/A Twitter: N/A DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY To provide a quality service to both individuals and family systems within the community that builds upon existing strengths and values, in an effort to secure a more healthy and productive lifestyle, and to insure that dignity, respect, and personal growth are the focus of assisting individuals and families in reaching the solutions that are desired. We grow with the need of the individuals in all areas of Virginia. Referrals are accepted from individuals, Community Service Boards, Family Assessment Planning Teams (FAPT), the Department of Social Services (DSS), and Court Systems. POSITION TYPES Part Time DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Victoria Cox Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: N/A Website: www.va.gov Facebook: www.facebook.com/VeteransAffairs Twitter: www.twitter.com/DeptVetAffairs DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY VHA will continue to be the benchmark of excellence and value in health care and benefits by providing exemplary services that are both patient centered and evidence based. This care will be delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning, discovery and continuous improvement. It will emphasize prevention and population health and contribute to the Nation’s well-being through education, research and service in National emergencies. POSITION TYPES Part Time Full Time Entry Level HORIZON BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Michael Johnson Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: (434) 847-8050 Website: www.horizonbh.org Facebook: N/A Twitter: N/A DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Our Mission is to support and promote the health, independence and self-worth of individuals and families in Central Virginia by providing a continuum of community-based prevention, early intervention, aftercare, and psycho-social rehabilitation services for persons affected by mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse, and cooccurring disorders. The Vision of Horizon Behavioral Health is to provide behavioral healthcare services that are accessible, consumer-centered, costeffective, and quality, outcome-based. POSITION TYPES Internships Part Time Full Time Entry Level JILL’S HOUSE CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Andrea Perdomo Recruiter’s Email: email@example.com Recruiter’s Phone: (703) 639-5660 Website: www.jillshouse.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/jillshouse Twitter: www.twitter.com/Jills_House DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Jill’s House provides respite for children with intellectual disabilities and their families in the Greater Washington, DC area. We serve boys and girls, ages six through seventeen, with intellectual disabilities without regard to race, religion, or ethnicity. We believe that parents of children with intellectual disabilities need more support. Our hope is that our model will help change the way communities address the needs of families with children with special needs. POSITION TYPES Internships Part Time KAPLAN TEST PREP CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Jason Riner Recruiter’s Email: Jason.Riner@kaplan.com Recruiter’s Phone: (434) 987-3012 Website: www.kaptest.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/KTPAcareers Twitter: www.twitter.com/KTP_Careers DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Kaplan Test Prep (KTP), a division of Kaplan, Inc., is a premier provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Established in 1938, Kaplan is the world leader in the test prep industry and has served well over 3 million students. With 3,000 classroom locations worldwide, a comprehensive menu of online offerings and a complete array of books and software, Kaplan offers preparation for 35 standardized tests, including entrance exams for secondary school, college and graduate school, as well as English language and professional licensing exams. Kaplan also provides private tutoring and college and graduate admissions consulting services. 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It is LifeNet Health’s policy to achieve total customer satisfaction in all of the products and services we provide, and to continuously improve quality, using quality materials, equipment, and processes, by skilled, well-trained professionals, in an environment of positive change that promotes employee and management involvement and responsibility. We believe, as a leader in the field of organ and tissue donation and transplantation, our responsibility is to protect the integrity of the donation process. The ever-increasing need for our services demands personal dedication and commitment to innovation and excellence. It is through our service to donors, donor families, transplant recipients, the community, and each other that we achieve our mission. POSITION TYPES Internships Part Time LIGHT CHIROPRACTIC CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Lindsey Pincince Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: (434) 455-2484 Website: www.light-chiropractic.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/LightChiropracticVA Twitter: www.twitter.com/ChiroLight DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Light Chiropractic provides a whole host of solutions to help you get over your current condition and feel better than you have before! Chiropractic care covers a wide range of issues including neck pain, back pain, numbness, sciatica, sports and repetitive motion injuries, and much more. We combine a multitude of treatments to provide our patients with faster, longer-lasting correction of their health rehabilitation, and nutritional supplementation to achieve this desired result. Our approach does not include surgery or medications, which mean you get alternatives that are non-invasive, personalized, hands-on and effective. POSITION TYPES Internships Part Time MEDICAL CENTER OF CENTRAL GEORGIA HOSPITAL CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Sean Beck Recruiter’s Email:N/A Recruiter’s Phone: (478) 633-1000 Website: www.mccg.org/for-patients-and-visitors/pastoral-care.html Facebook: www.facebook.com/mccgfriends Twitter: www.twitter.com/mccginfo DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY The Chaplains in the Pastoral Care Department are available to provide and coordinate pastoral care services for patients and their families throughout The Medical Center of Central Georgia. Chaplains are part of the healthcare team that provides pastoral and spiritual intervention in the medical setting. Caring for the spiritual needs of patients is an integral part of total patient care. Therefore, chaplains encourage patients and families in times of crisis to draw upon their faith for healing, peace and comfort. POSITION TYPES Internships PINE VALLEY CAMP CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Mark Gray Recruiter’s Email: email@example.com Recruiter’s Phone: (724) 752-1661 Website: www.pinevalleybiblecamp.org/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/PVCamp Twitter: N/A DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Our Vision is to be a vehicle that assists the inner-city organizations and churches in providing alternatives to our urban youth who see only a path of crime, violence and destruction; and to offer options of a healthy and productive life. The options come in the form of making good choices that will produce good consequences. In making these good choices, we believe, though the path initially may be difficult, in the long run it will yield tremendous dividends, producing healing for the urban family by creating loving parents that produce a strong and healthy family environment. We believe that family is the key to seeing long-term results in any stable, healthy and productive society. POSITION TYPES Internships Part Time Full Time Entry Level TANZAR CHIROPRACTIC CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Jeff Tanzar Recruiter’s Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Recruiter’s Phone: (434) 385-1110 Website: www.drtanzar.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Tanzar-Chiropractic Twitter: www.twitter.com/tanzarchiro DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Our goal is to provide you with simple, common-sense tips to preventing disease and living a fuller, healthier lifestyle. We strive to offer only the best all-natural care in the world. We know we can help you make a positive difference in your life. Our philosophy is to deliver real, lasting results through simple, easy-tofollow solutions. POSITION TYPES Internships TEAM NURSE CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Mary Brown Recruiter’s Email: email@example.com Recruiter’s Phone: (434) 582-4755 Website: www.teamnurse.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/TeamNurseInc Twitter: N/A DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Team Nurse makes it possible to receive care in your home, in a familiar surrounding with people you love. We care for your loved one as if they were our own. WE go the extra mile to ensure comfort and convenience for each client. We offer a supportive environment to each family. We are here to help by providing professional and caring personnel for ones daily living needs. Our nursing assessment can be done right in a loved one’s home. POSITION TYPES Full Time Entry Level TRBC COUNSELING MINISTRY CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Cindy Phillips Recruiter’s Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Recruiter’s Phone: (434) 239-9281 Website: www.trbc.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/ThomasRoad Twitter: www.twitter.com/TRBC DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY We are confident that as we work closely with Christ-followers to love God and love people, we will see a revolutionary change in our world. We are committed to this God-honoring mission. We build upon that mission with six core values: Commitment to Scripture, Culture of Prayer, Lifestyle of Worship, Connection to Community, Heart of Serving, and Passion for Sharing. These core values focus our members’ energies on developing our church family and working outside the walls of our church to minister to a hurting world. Everything we do flows out of these core values. POSITION TYPES Internships VA HOME BASED COUNSELING AND SUPPORT SERVICES CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Candace Berry Recruiter’s Email: email@example.com Recruiter’s Phone: N/A Website: www.chooseyourprovider.org Facebook: N/A Twitter: N/A DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Virginia Home-Based Counseling, PC is dedicated to providing Intensive In-Home Services to qualified recipients in the Commonwealth of Virginia. VHBC services are for children and adolescents, ages 4 to 20 years old, who are at-risk of being removed from their home or community due to a mental health concern. The primary goal of this program is to preserve the family unit and prevent the unnecessary placement of children outside of their homes or community. POSITION TYPES Part Time Full Time Entry Level VIRGINIA AMATEUR SPORTS CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Charity Waldron Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: (540) 343-0987 Website: www.commonwealthgames.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/SubwayGamesVA Twitter: www.twitter.com/VAAmateurSports DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY The mission of VAS is to promote awareness and benefits of physical fitness and healthy lifestyles through sports education, training and competition. VAS directs more than 10 events throughout the year, including the Subway Commonwealth Games of Virginia, the largest multi-sport festival held in Virginia each year. Virginia Amateur Sports Inc. (VAS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Roanoke. VAS is governed by a board of directors made up of twenty two members from localities across the state. POSITION TYPES Internships YOUTH FOR TOMORROW CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Kaitlyn Barbour Recruiter’s Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Recruiter’s Phone: (703) 368-7995 Website: www.youthfortomorrow.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/YouthForTomorrow Twitter: N/A DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Youth For Tomorrow provides safe and healthy residences for boys and girls 12-18 years of age. These children attend our state accredited secondary school and receive regularly scheduled therapy from certified/ licensed therapists. YFT employs dedicated teachers, counselors, house parents and other professional staff. Since 1986, YFT has reached over 1,000 youth who have been successfully served by our integrated three component program: Residential Education Counseling POSITION TYPES Full Time Entry Level YOUTH VILLAGES CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Tangela Lucas Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: (901) 251-5000 Website: www.youthvillages.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/youthvillages Twitter: www.twitter.com/youthvillages DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Youth Villages is a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization that helps troubled youth and their families live successfully. With a high-performing and dedicated staff of more than 2,600, currently working in 11 states and serving more than 20,000 emotionally and behaviorally challenged youth annually through its comprehensive, evidence-based programs: intensive in-home services, residential treatment, foster care, adoption, group homes, transitional living, specialized crisis services, and intensive residential treatment. POSITION TYPES Full Time Entry Level YWCA CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: N/A Recruiter’s Email: email@example.com Recruiter’s Phone: (202) 467-0801 Website: www.ywca.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/ywca.org Twitter: www.twitter.com/YWCAUSA DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Since 1906, the YWCA has provided health and wellness programs to promote and protect women’s health. Quality, affordable health care is critical to everyone, especially women and children, many of whom have inadequate health care coverage or no health care coverage at all. The YWCA has long advocated for the health and safety of women and girls. And, the YWCA is the largest provider of battered women’s shelters and domestic violence services in the country, serving over 500,000 women and children annually. Violence against women takes many forms, including domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking. These crimes impact millions of individuals and families in every community in our nation. POSITION TYPES Internships NOTES DONâ€™T LET YOUR SEARCH END HERE. Thousands of employers are looking for you. Upload your resume at www.Liberty.edu/Lunetwork HOW TO TURN A JOB FAIR INTO A JOB OFFER Research ALL companies attending. Know leadership, location, mission, products and services. Revise your resume to fit specific company needs from those of interest, one for each company with a general resume for the others. Bring more than enough resumes (more than the companies of interest). Keep a porfolio. Leave your backpack at home. Dress for success. A suit (black, navy, or charcoal gray) is always a safe choice but do your homework and know what the organization wears. Greet everyone with a smile and a handshake. Be ready with your Elevator Pitch. Go first to companies that you’re not as interested in...you might be surprised AND it’s great practice! Speak clearly and concisely and always end on a positive note. Be prepared with questions for the employer. Make sure to get employers’ business cards. Send THANK YOU NOTES to each of the employers within 2 days. Follow up specifically with employers of interest within 2 days, and as often as necessary afterwards.