BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A workforce development partnership started in August 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The partnership between Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group and Baton Rouge Community College recently culminated in “the certification of seven BRCC students as Medical Assistants.”
Those seven students are listed below:
- Chelsie Cambre
- Markasha Carmouche
- Lakendra Davis
- Kalyn Keller
- Channing Lane
- Karissa Matthews
- Jaylin McKinnis
“We are so proud of these young leaders who have worked hard to earn this certification,” said LaDonna Williams, Vice President and COO of the Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group. “Medical Assistants are some of the most important personnel within our healthcare system. These caregivers are charged with providing the highest quality of service and compassion for our patients. We can’t wait to welcome each of these newly certified students to our health system!”
Our Lady of the Lake provided these specifics about the program:
- It requires that individuals have a high school diploma or GED
- It requires a commitment to working at Our Lady of the Lake for one year
The program is described this way by OLOL:
This innovative workforce development partnership between OLOL Physician Group and BRCC allows students interested in healthcare careers to get the education they need in the classroom while allowing them to participate in onsite training at an OLOL facility.