Women’s Resource Center and Sarasota Memorial to host free March 29 online event about career opportunities at the hospital

Starting wages for available positions range from $16 to $22 per hour

On March 29, the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) in Sarasota will partner with Sarasota Memorial Hospital (SMH) to offer a free, online information seminar focused on career opportunities at the hospital, the Center has announced.

The event will last from noon to 1 p.m., a news release says.

Representatives from SMH will share details about entry-level jobs with starting wages in the range of $16 to $22 per hour, the release adds. The session has been planned as part of WRC’s Career Connections program, which “links women to quality jobs and funded training programs,” the release points out. Participants may attend by phone or computer, it notes. They will be able to ask questions via a chat box. Those interested in participating may register at www.mywrc.org/hospitaljobs or call 941-256-9721 for more information.

The SMH positions available include patient registration representative, environmental aide or technician, sterile processing assistant, patient care technician, linen assistant, multi-skilled technician, patent safety attendant, and patient transporter, Lori Gentile, director of client services at WRC, said in the release that. “Participants will also learn about the many paths available to move up [the career ladder] and gain additional training and credentials that lead to higher paying jobs,” Gentile added in the release.

The scheduled speakers for the event are Corey Tyle, a human resources consultant for SMH’s Sarasota campus; Hanna Miller, a human resources consultant for SMH’s Venice campus; and SMH frontline worker Lauren Pellicot, the release notes. Pellicot will be available for questions, the release adds.

“WRC offers robust career program initiatives, including free individual career coaching, resume preparation, interviewing skills, networking techniques, access to a local job list and more,” the release points out. To learn more about this Career Connections information session or other services available at WRC, call 941-256-9721 or visit mywrc.org