The Atrium Health Career Development (CD) Center is the central location for teammates and leaders to learn about professional development programs. The CD Center gives teammates access to educational resources, including information for candidates who desire to join, intern or observe the great work happening at Atrium Health.
The Atrium Health Career Development Center Outside In, Inside Up approach will support the best in all teammates and also target individuals in opportunity areas with professional development resources. This dual approach will allow Atrium Health to support current teammates and individuals who seek a career at Atrium Health.
As the largest employer in Charlotte, Atrium Health is committed to creating an inclusive workforce made up of teammates from all backgrounds and experiences. This includes providing employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals who have been impacted by the inheritance of intergenerational poverty and less exposure to valuable social networks.
"My dreams came true."
-Jamila, RN tells us how the CNA to RN Scholarship Program turned her dream into a reality.
Atrium Health recognizes that teammates are our most valuable asset in order to achieve the Atrium Health vision to be the first and best choice for care.
Teammates are encouraged to continuously pursue personal development within our system by using their Educational Assistance benefits. A few of these benefits include EdAssist, Education that Works, the CNA to RN Scholarship and much more.
Explore all Educational Assistance Opportunities.
Career Coaching empowers teammates to explore their strengths and offer suggestions for career pathways and upward mobility within Atrium Health. Self-directed resources and online education are currently available within the Career Coaching page. Group and individual career coaching will be available in January 2020 (details coming soon).
Learn more about Career Coaching.
Gerard Camacho, MPA, JCDC, AVP of Learning and Career Development
Gerard is responsible for the creation and implementation of the workforce development strategy for the system, impacting more than 60,000 teammates and leaders. During his career, Gerard has led workforce development initiatives across multiple sectors to include; finance, government, and healthcare. Most recently, Gerard was responsible for the creation of structures and programs impacting income mobility and pipeline strategies for the healthcare industry across multiple regions of the United States. Gerard started working at Atrium Health in 2019.
Cynthia Bailey, Sr. HR Consultant
Cynthia leads the CNA to RN Scholarship, Education that Works and GED/ESL programs. Additionally, Cynthia supports the Atrium Health Outside In, Inside Up economic mobility initiatives. These initiatives are career development programs to reduce Charlotte-area poverty, a social determinant of health. Cynthia has a BS in Business Administration and Juris Doctor degree. She has been with Atrium Health since 2013.
Jon Beni, HR Consultant II
Jon coordinates student activity placement programs for clinical rotations, allied health and student internships. Jon loves the process of medical education! He has BS in Liberal Studies from Southern Christian University and has been with Atrium Health since 2007.
Chelsea Rigler, HR Consultant II
Chelsea manages the annual systemwide Performance Reviews, Tuition Reimbursement program management and program management of the system’s New Teammate Orientation. Chelsea has a BA in Sociology and pursuing her MBA. Chelsea has been with Atrium Health since 2016.
Donna Rubin, HR Consultant II
Donna works with Medical Education, Nursing Education, Allied Health and Volunteer Services to establish system policies and centralize Student Placement Programs. Student Placement Programs include clinical rotations, internships, shadowing and observations. Donna graduated from Radford University with a BS in Organizational Communications. Donna has been with Atrium Health since 2012.
Lori Shafey, HR Consultant II
Lori manages the Rise to Success program, which enables high school graduates to receive an Associate's degree in a health-care related discipline and obtain a position with Atrium. Lori has a BA in English from UNC Greensboro and has been with Atrium since October 2019. Prior to joining Atrium, Lori worked in international education in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and with the Charlotte Mecklenburg School system.