Tag Archives: Valley Baptist Medical Center

TWC Grant Funds Medical Training

The Workforce Development and Continuing Education department at Texas State Technical College, in partnership with Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, is the recipient of a Skills Development Fund grant for customized job training. The $301,238 Texas Workforce Commission grant currently provides technical skills training for 155 Valley Baptist Medical Center employees. Customized raining will continue for one year for positions such as certified nursing assistants, registered nurses and nurse managers. The training focuses…

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Valley Baptist Opens Geriatric Unit

Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit staff at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen stand in front of some of the artwork displayed to give the 12-bed unit a warm atmosphere.

Harlingen center addresses behavioral health Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen now offers geriatric behavioral health services to older adults in the Rio Grande Valley. The inpatient services are available through a new 12-bed Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit on the third floor of the West Tower. A variety of designs make the unit feel more like a residential environment, and artwork throughout helps make it warm and inviting. Furthermore, Equipment and staff match…

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Skilled jobs have another path   

Vocational schools Lead to career paths Individuals who want skilled jobs and technical training without taking the academic courses required by South Texas College, Texas State Technical College and Southmost College can enroll at Rio Grande Valley’s privately owned vocational schools.  Providing no nonsense, adult-focused education, the proprietary school courses that focus on healthcare jobs prepare students for careers in vocational nursing, massage therapy, dental assisting and medical office skills.…

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