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Tennessee Rural Health Workforce Readiness and Registered Apprentice Program

Rural Health Association of Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHA) offers an apprenticeship preparation and paid apprenticeship program that emphasizes healthcare careers in rural areas of Tennessee.

Apprenticeships supported by the program include:

  • Community health worker
  • Doulas and certified lactation consultants
  • Peer recovery specialist
  • Medical assistant
  • EMS technician
  • Certified nursing assistant

Eligible participants are Tennessee residents 16 or older who show an interest in and aptitude for healthcare professions. Additional eligibility may depend on funding.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Apprenticeships are paid on-the-job experiences in addition to instruction and mentoring.

Services to employers are offered at no cost. RHA has a fee-for-service model developed if an employer has a need that falls outside our funding requirements or if funding becomes unavailable. Contact Beth Keylon to develop a scope of work that meets your workforce needs.

Application process

Contact Beth Keylon for application procedures.

Tagged as
Community health workers · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Health aides and assistants · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Maternal health workforce · Tennessee

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For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.