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Franciscan Healthcare & Northeast Community College Educational Assistance Program


HIMS – Educational Assistance Program 

Franciscan Healthcare will pay for your course work! 

Health Information Management (HIMS) staff work in the clinics and hospital at Franciscan Healthcare in West Point. Health information staff are responsible for the management of systems that collect, store, process, retrieve, analyze, disseminate, and communicate information. Staff in health information management have an opportunity to interact with a variety of hospital staff and health care providers. They should demonstrate our organizational values: compassion, teamwork, accountability, excellence, and healing. 

The selected candidates for the sponsorship program will enroll in Northeast Community College's Health Information Management Systems (HIMS) Program to earn a two-year associate degree. As part of the sponsorship program, one student will receive: 

  • Paid tuition for a 65-credit program ($7,540 value) 
  • Coordination of required practice experience at Franciscan Healthcare during the final semester of the program 
  • Employment after program completion as a Health Information Management professional 

Qualifications: 

  1. Must be a current/future Northeast student who will be enrolling in the HIMS program 
  2. Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and show academic promise 
  3. Pass background check 

For additional information about classes and the HIMS program, please visit https://northeast.edu/degrees-and-programs/health-information-management-systems/aas. If you want to speak with someone about the program, email Carla Streff at carla@northeast.edu with your contact information so she can discuss the details with you. 

Application deadline is July 1, 2021.  

Click here to apply.

Please note that qualified applicants will be interviewed by a selection committee prior to being selected for the sponsorship. Sponsorship will be awarded by August 1, 2021.  


Nursing - Educational Assistance Program 

Interested in the nursing field? Franciscan Healthcare will help pay for your coursework! 

Registered Nurses work in a variety of settings across Franciscan Healthcare and are responsible for patient care, taking vitals, educating patients, performing physical evaluations and evaluation tests, and collecting patient history. Registered nurses are an integral part of our team and have an opportunity to interact with a variety of patients and health care providers. They should demonstrate our organizational values: compassion, teamwork, accountability, excellence, and healing. 

Candidates selected for the sponsorship program will be enrolled in Northeast Community College and accepted into the Practical Nursing/Associate Degree in Nursing program. As part of the program, each student will receive: 

  • Paid tuition for the 45-credit program ($ 5,625 value)  
  • Up to $3,830 for books 
  • Employment after program completion 

Qualifications: 

  1. Enrolled at Northeast Community College and accepted to the Associate Degree in Nursing 
  2. Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and show academic promise 
  3. Pass background check 

For additional information about classes and the Nursing program, please visit https://northeast.edu/degrees-and-programs/nursing/adn. If you want to speak with someone about the program, email Carla Streff at carla@northeast.edu with your contact information so she can discuss the details with you. 

Application deadline is July 1, 2021.  

Click here to apply.

Please note that qualified applicants will be interviewed by a selection committee prior to being selected for the sponsorship. Sponsorship will be awarded by August 1, 2021. 

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