Resumes from HSHS Closure Job Fair Available

This week, WHCA/WiCAL and WisCaregiver Careers participated in a job fair held to assist workers soon to be displaced by the upcoming closure of two Health Sisters Hospital System (HSHS) hospitals and approximately 20 health clinics that it operates in partnership with Prevea Health , in Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls.

Staff collected resumes from the participants which are available to members upon request including RNs, LPNs, nurse trainers, maintenance, and more. Contact VP of Workforce Development, Kate Battiato, at to receive a copy.

There will be another job fair for the effected workers on February 20 at the Chippewa Valley Technical College Business Education Center from 10am to 6pm. To participate, contact Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Employment & Training Specialist, Carlene Volbrecht, at

WHCA/WiCAL staff will also be attending the February 20 Job Fair and is happy to distribute recruitment materials on behalf of members upon request. Please contact Kate Battiato for further assistance.