Heroes For Healthcare
Heroes for Healthcare is a non-profit organization based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that helps military personnel, across the country, find their career in healthcare after service. Heroes for Healthcare was started by Laura Hanoski, a healthcare industry veteran. Heroes for Healthcare's mission is to be a resource for our military as they transition to civilian life to achieve gainful employment in healthcare.

We will guide military members through a seamless transition from service-members to civilians, ensuring their skills, knowledge, and experience are translated, respected, and accepted at educational institutions and healthcare organizations. Laura's passion for healthcare and people started in middle school when she became a candy striper at a local hospital.

She knew she wanted to devote her life to helping people. Laura went into nursing school after high school and spent six years at Aurora St. Luke's and six years at Sports Medicine and Knee Surgery Center. Laura was blessed to find a husband to be her partner in life and in business.

read more › Heroes for Healthcare is a non-profit organization that helps military personnel find their career in healthcare. Please view the interactive presentation below. Let the jobs come to you! - Access e-hired.com, a Heroes for Healthcare partner, to access nationwide jobs and get notifications directly to your email. Let our Partners find the right fit - Work with Premier Medical Staffing Services, a partner of Heroes for Healthcare and a nationwide staffing agency to find your perfect fit. Proctor - Take your test with us to obtain certifications to work in the healthcare industry.

read more › We rely on donations from supporters like you to help fund services and provide scholarships to U.S. Veterans so they can get jobs in healthcare. Heroes for Healthcare follows the Donor Bill of Rights, created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Many companies will donate to an organization of your choice when you use their services. It comes at no additional cost to you as the consumer, just a mention Heroes for Healthcare! Looking for Insurance needs for your household or organization?

read more › Many U.S. Veterans find it hard to secure a job in healthcare when they're ready to work in the civilian world. Even after showing dedication, strong work ethic, and leadership while serving our country, many military members can't find jobs. The major reason healthcare employers are not hiring U.S. Veterans has to do with their skills. Military Lingo: The skills acquired while in active duty may or may not match the job skills healthcare employers need. A barrier is created when military terminology is used on resumes or during interviews and the employer does not understand the accomplishments achieved.

read more › Heroes for Healthcare is proud to announce our very first Gala: A Night to be Honored. This business formal event will include a program that features awards for three very important heroes. Guests will experience a cocktail hour, live entertainment, dancing, a silent auction, a delicious catered dinner, our program and awards ceremony and more for $125/ticket (tax-deductible portion is $25). Tables for 8 for $1,200 ($400 tax-deductible portion) are also available. Our event is at the Brookfield Conference Center, 325 South Moorland Rd., Brookfield, WI 53005.

read more › Ms. Kolar serves as the chief advocate for the more than 350,000 veterans of Wisconsin and their families. As Secretary, she is responsible for the leadership and management of the WDVA, including strategic and long-range planning initiatives that align with the department's vision. A commitment to our nation runs through Secretary Kolar's family, with her grandfather, father and four brothers all serving in the military. For more information about Secretary Kolar, visit the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs.

read more › Bring the whole family to enjoy a fun Tuesday evening of baseball while supporting Heroes for Healthcare! Proceeds from game ticket sales, donations and 50/50 raffle stay will help Heroes for Healthcare provide support to Veterans and Military Service Members so they can achieve their healthcare career goals. What do you get when you combine baseball and dinner time? Family entertainment like no other! Whether you're looking for entertainment, a delicious meal or both, the Milkmen offer an amazing family-friendly dinner option that will keep everyone smiling throughout the night.

read more › Event Synopsis: May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Did you know that every day, 20 Veterans die by suicide? There are a number of troubling statistics which show that not enough is being done and that many of our Veterans are not receiving the care and support that they deserve to address their needs. We wanted to take this opportunity to bring awareness to and discuss the mental health challenges faced by our Veterans, such as PTSD, Moral Injury, Military Identity, and more. Our panel of experts shared their experiences, their knowledge and resources.

read more › Thank you for joining this conversation about creating a pathway that ensures the military training and hands-on experience of every Wisconsin Veteran is translated smoothly into their civilian healthcare career. The Military Medics and Corpsmen Program (MMAC) offers clinical, non-clinical and leadership career and educational pathways for veterans seeking employment in Virginia's healthcare system. The MMAC-Qualified Pathway serves recently discharged veterans who served as Medics, Corpsmen, or Medical Technicians.

read more › Thank you for joining us for a panel discussion on the importance of helping veterans transition into the healthcare field and how this directly impacts our community during the healthcare workforce shortage. We learned why Wisconsin is the perfect place for Veterans to live and work. Our expert panel consisted of: Jarvis Racine, Campus President, Herzing University Brookfield; Lance Sands, Army Veteran, Orthopedic Technician; and James Hammond, Human Resource Workforce Analytics Manager, Froedtert Health.

read more › It can be overwhelming to track down and organize the resources available to Veterans across the country. At Heroes for Healthcare, we're working hard to organize them for you. Below, you'll find national resources as well as Wisconsin-specific resources. If you want us to add additional resources for your state, contact us!. September is Suicide Prevention Month. If you need support, reach out to the crisis resources listed below, or explore the resources offered through the VA, specific to suicide awareness and prevention.

read more › A special thank you to four select donors and individuals that have contributed greatly to our cause! Donated her time and talent to write our first grant for $25,000 from the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs. Donates salaries, space, office equipment, event appetizers, and most of all support to his wife Laura, Founder & CEO of Heroes for Healthcare.

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