Virtual job fair set for today

The Iroquois Healthcare Association will hold a virtual job fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today set up to ease the pressures of severe healthcare staffing shortages in the area. Providers will be looking for both clinical staff such as nursing assistants, RNs, and LPNs, as well as non-clinical staff such as housekeeping, food service, maintenance, etc.

The virtual fair will focus on the Mohawk Valley Region (Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida and Schoharie counties) with IHA member hospitals participating in this event, including Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, Ellis Medicine, Columbia Memorial Health, United Health Services, Glens Falls Hospital, Mohawk Valley Health System, Rome Health, St. Mary’s Healthcare-Amsterdam, Saratoga Hospital and Oneida Health. To register, visit There is no cost to either the employers or job seekers to participate.

By Paul Wager