Pinecrest Medical Care Facility - EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR - CHALLENGE OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS
Darlene Smith and Susan Williamson accepting at the Michigan Works! Association Annual Conference
EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR: PINECREST MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
NOMINATED BY: UPWARD TALENT COUNCIL
Pinecrest Medical Care Facility works hand in hand with Michigan Works! to grow their business and serve the community.
Pinecrest’s leadership is active on the Talent District Career Council, an Upper Peninsula (UP)-wide educational advisory group, prior to that serving as co-chair of the UP Educational Advisory Group.
Pinecrest acquires talent using Michigan Works!. All jobs are posted through the Michigan Works! Business Service’s team, who locates the talent through interactions in Michigan Works! Service Centers.
This organization is also active on the Upper Peninsula Healthcare Round Table. The Roundtable has been in operation since 2002 and has seen enormous success in the reduction of job vacancies, especially in the area of nursing.
Its overall mission is to create a workforce to meet the Upper Peninsula health care industry needs by attracting and retaining a high-quality workforce.
The roundtable also launches strategies aimed at improving the collective competitive viability of the full healthcare system across the U.P.
Pinecrest supports talent development activities by hosting talent tours, allowing students to tour their facilities and learn about future job opportunities in the healthcare industry.
They have also piloted an innovative new U.P. project that will live-stream talent tours to students across the Upper Peninsula.