Finger Lakes Health!
GENEVA, NEW YORK – The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board (FLWIB) announced today that Finger Lakes Health, located in Geneva , NY is July’s “Business of the Month” recognizing the agency’s efforts to build strong community partnerships along with their continuing contributions to the local economy.
What started in 1898 as Geneva General Hospital has grown into a multi-institutional health system that provides a full range of acute and long term care health services to residents of the Finger Lakes region. Acute and long term care services are provided on three campuses located in Ontario, Seneca and Yates Counties. Primary care services are provided in Seneca, Wayne and Yates Counties.
Education has played an important role at Finger Lakes Health, almost since its inception. As a center for education with on-site Finger Lakes College of Nursing and Marion S Whelan LPN program, Finger Lakes Health must keep on top of the latest knowledge in healthcare as well as the newest in technology in order to attract “the brightest and the best.” This means building partnerships w/ local schools, colleges, and the Finger Lakes Technical and Career Center to educate students to the multitude of career options in the health care field. Experts from all areas of our health system work with students through a number of programs for all ages.
Finger Lakes Health Human Resource Manager, Lina Brennan has been a member of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board since 2006 currently serves as FLWIB Chair and serves on the Executive Board of the Healthcare Alliance of the Finger Lakes. As a result, Finger Lakes Health participates in many of the recruiting events offered through Finger Lakes Works and has been an active participant in the annual Healthcare Career Day organized by the Healthcare Alliance of the Finger Lakes.
“We are very fortunate to have a partner like Finger Lakes Health who recognizes the value of a highly skilled workforce and is committed to workforce development by investing in their community” said Karen Springmeier, Executive Director of FLWIB.