Nursing Professional Development Week 2021

Virginia Health Services offers education staff and resources to help develop nursing careers

This week, Virginia Health Services honors Nursing Professional Development Week. Virginia Health Services has a long history of encouraging development of its team members and promoting from within. View our job opportunities, and know that development is a priority at VHS. The education team at VHS offers a variety of services to its nursing staff.…

Virginia Health Services graduates fourth class of Nurse Aide apprentices

The graduation ceremony Thursday looked a little different. The hybrid ceremony was streamed on Zoom, with limited in-person attendance at Virginia Health Services’ Employment, Enrichment, Education (EEE) Center in Port Warwick. It was done to minimize risk, given rising COVID cases in the community. Each graduate was allowed one in-person attendee. The eight apprentices graduated…

Virginia Health Services apprentices cohort

Second cohort of Virginia Health Services apprentices graduate to Nursing Aides

Virginia Health Services’ second cohort of Care Assistants graduated Friday at The Arbors at Port Warwick. It is the second Virginia Health Services apprenticeship class. The earn-as-you learn apprenticeship program pays participants to take the classes and complete clinical work necessary to move from Care Assistants to Nursing Aides. The graduates will take the state…

Virginia Health Services CEO Mark Klyczek congratulations CFO Nikki Boldy on 25 years of service.

CFO Nikki Boldy celebrates 25 years with Virginia Health Services

It started with a part-time job while in college. Virginia Health Services CFO Nikki Boldy worked in billing while pursuing a degree in business administration with an accounting concentration at Christopher Newport University. The Newport News native, a graduate of Menchville High School, has lived on the Peninsula her whole life. This year, Boldy celebrates…

Virginia Health Services welcomes second class of apprentices

The second class of Care Assistant apprentices began classroom skills work this week at Virginia Health Services’ Employment, Enrichment and Education Center (EEE). The six apprentices are part of the Healthcare Apprenticeship Extension Program, which is partially funded by a grant from the Department of Labor. The apprentices spend three weeks at the EEE before…

Virginia Health Services’ first class of apprentices graduates

Virginia Health Services recently launched a partnership with the Healthcare Apprenticeship Extension Program, and it already has reached a milestone. The first class of apprentices graduated Thursday on Styron Square at Port Warwick in Newport News. The six grads completed Care Assistant training and will continue their education as Nursing Assistants. The ceremony on the…