15k healthcare job positions available in Oregon says state

SOUTHERN OREGON, —WorkSource Oregon and the Oregon Employment Department are working to fill the urgent need for health care workers statewide. It hosted its “Hiring Heroes in Healthcare” virtual event Wednesday, to help get job seekers connected to employers.

50 health care employers and over 300 job seekers attended. The employment department says there are around 15,000 job vacancies in health care.  Jobs available range from entry-level housekeeping, maintenance, and caregiving positions, to office admin, registered nurses, physicians and everything in between.

“We have a lot of openings, they can go to WorkSource Oregon web page or our LinkedIn page, they can follow us and see  the jobs we have there, anything we can do to connect the job seeker to employment,” said Adalberto Rubio with the Oregon Employment Department.

If you missed the job fair, the state says it’s looking to do more virtual job fairs in the future.

To see what jobs are available in your area, visit the WorkSource Oregon website.

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Jenna King
NBC5 News Reporter Jenna King is a Burbank native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at the U of O, she was part of the student-run television station, Duck TV. She also grew her passion for sports through interning with the PAC 12 Network. When Jenna is not in the newsroom you can find her rooting for her hometown Dodgers, exploring the outdoors, or binging on the latest Netflix release.