Roane State to host Healthcare Job Fair in Oak Ridge

Roane State Community College is inviting current and potential students, recent graduates, and members of the community to its Oak Ridge Branch Campus for a Healthcare Job Fair in April.

The event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 12, 2023, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Eastern Time. Local and regional employers will be set up in the Goff Building to speak with attendees about positions currently available in our area.

2022 Healthcare Job Fair – Photo submitted by Roane State Community College

Employers still have time to participate in the job fair. Registration is available online at roanestate.edu/placement by clicking the Job Fairs link and choosing the “Information for Employers” option.

“Roane State has developed strong partnerships with healthcare employers across East Tennessee over the years,” explained RSCC President Dr. Chris Whaley. “Our students are sought-after in a variety of medical fields due to their extensive knowledge and training. Connecting employers with their future employees in a one-stop-shop environment is just one of the many ways we can assist our students, our healthcare providers, and our communities.”

Roane State’s current job placement rate is over 90%. Students and graduates can view openings in their chosen fields along with job search resources at roanestate.edu/placement.

Anyone interested in attending the job fair on April 12 is advised to bring copies of their resume and be prepared for possible instant interviews.

Questions or special needs for the event can be directed to RSCC’s Workforce Training and Placement Manager Sonya Parker at (865) 481-2031 or parkers@roanestate.edu.

For more info on Roane State’s health science programs, visit roanestate.edu/healthcare.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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