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2.03.2016 :: EXCELth Hosts Job Corps students at National Groundhog Job Shadow Day

job corps web photoFor the third year, the EXCELth Family Health Center-New Orleans East hosted students from the New Orleans Job Corps Center for National Groundhog Job Shadow Day experience. The event provided an opportunity for students from the Clinical Certified Medical Assistant and the Medical Administrative Assistant training programs to learn more about the careers for which they are being trained at Job Corps.

During the event, Mrs. Irene Coco, health center manager, gave them an overview of the health center and took them on tour to observe how a primary care health center operates. They heard presentations from: Dr. Chioma Ogbuefi, clinical director; Dr. Lolita Gonzales, pedestrian; Mrs. Barbara Dehon Manuel, LCSW, social services coordinator; Mr. Traig Varnado, LCSW; behavioral health counselor; Mrs. Jacqulin Spooner, Outreach/Enrollment Worker; and Marjorie Brooks, LPN, Quality Improvement Field Nurse.  Mary Crooks, special projects coordinator, discussed the history of EXCELth, Incorporated and shared tips for job seeking.

Pictured above are Job Corps students and Mrs. Irene Coco, health center manager.

EXCELth, Incorporated 

"Serving Louisiana's Underserved Health Care Needs Since 1992"

EXCELth, Incorporated is dedicated to improving the health of underserved New Orleans communities by bringing high-quality, affordable primary care to everyone who needs it regardless of their ability to pay for services.

We invite you to visit our website to locate EXCELth Primary Care Network sites and services.

 

pcmh sealThe  National Committee on Quality Assurance recognized EXCELth Family Health Centers for thier provision of quality care. The EXCELth Family Health Centers in Algiers and in Gentilly have achieved Level 3 PPC-PCMH, the highest medical home recognition.