Would you like to learn more and advance your career in the healthcare profession?
3 Steps to Start Your Healthcare Career
In this video, you’ll learn three basic steps to start a financially stable and personally rewarding career that changes the world, one day at a time. Step your foot in the door: apply today as a homemaker, caregiver, nursing assistant, or other important position at PioneerCare. Then, if you decide to go further, take the next step. With supportive scheduling, generous scholarships, and student loan repayment programs, we’ll help you get there!
PioneerCare Certified Nursing Assistant Class
Did you know? PioneerCare offers a free class to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
Your first step? Apply online at PioneerCare. If you’re accepted, we’ll invite you to job shadow a current CNA for a shift. You’ll see what a typical day is like. If it feels right, we’ll get you signed up for class. Successfully complete it, and we’ll even pay the test fee to get you state-certified.
PioneerCare Center Employee Scholarship Program
This amazing program is for current care center employees who wish to take the next step to grow with their career within the organization. PioneerCare pays toward tuition, fees, and other eligible expenses for employees completing coursework through an approved, accredited educational institution.
Eligible Applicants: PioneerCare employees who work at PioneerCare Center only. Administrators, department supervisors and managers are not eligible. Contact PioneerCare Human Resources for complete details or download and print an application.
PioneerCare Center Loan Repayment Program
This program reimburses the monthly, quarterly or annual payments of student loan expenses (up to the actual expenses for the period being reimbursed) as long as the individual is employed with PioneerCare.
Eligible Applicants: Newly hired and recently graduated employees who are completing or have just completed a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) degree program may apply. Contact PioneerCare Human Resources for complete details or download and print an application.
Lillian Saure Nursing Scholarship – through PioneerCare Auxiliary
Working first as a nurse at the hospital in Fergus Falls, Lillian Saure advanced to become the first administrator at Pioneer to be certified by the State of Minnesota, and served in that capacity from 1965 to 1975. A scholarship in her name helps students begin or advance their careers in nursing.
Applications are accepted in the spring with a May 15th deadline for students planning to attend coursework in the fall.
Eligible Applicants: PioneerCare employees AND members of the greater community. Contact PioneerCare Human Resources for complete details or download and print an application.
Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Scholarship Program
This program relies on funding approved by the State of Minnesota, supporting education for employees in housing with services, homecare, and other community based services to advance in their careers.
Eligible Applicants: PioneerCare employees who work at Pioneer Cottages, Pioneer Pointe, and PioneerLink. Contact PioneerCare Human Resources for complete details.