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Career Development

Career development is a lifelong process. Enhancing and refining your skill sets adds value to your organization and your own personal growth. That's why South County Health encourages you to pursue one of its many career development opportunities listed below. 


The SCH Scholarship Program provides five $1,000 scholarships annually during Employee Week as selected by the Wellness Council.

On-site Career and Colleges Fairs

College and education program representatives present information on degrees and programs that prepare staff for healthcare careers.

Tuition Reimbursement

Up to 4 courses annually are eligible for reimbursement. Per diems working 20 hours+ on a rolling 12-month basis are eligible. Please note the benefit now requires continued employment for one-year period from the reimbursement.  

Pass/Fail classes are eligible for tuition reimbursement.

National Certification

The $250 National Certification bonus recognizes professional excellence. Multiple certification recognitions are available for those changing specialties or professions over their SCH career. 

Reimbursement for preparatory courses and materials for the initial certification attainment is now available through tuition reimbursement.

CollegeBound Saver, CollegeBoundfund

CollegeBoundfund, managed by CollegeBound Saver, is one of the most innovative college savings programs available today. It offers staff a range of investment opportunities to meet broad investment challenges, including tax and estate planning benefits. With benefits such as tax-free earnings growth and no income limits, CollegeBoundfund can be used at accredited colleges, universities, vocational school and trade schools across the nation and offer a simple way to save and invest for a child’s college education. There are a number of ways to contribute to a CollegeBoundfund including payroll deduction.

College Planning: Rhode Island Student Loan Authority (RISLA)

South County Health has partnered with Rhode Island Student Loan Authority (RISLA) to assist employees with preparing, planning and paying for education. Services include free college planning services for employees and their families, assistance completing financial aid forms, resources for scholarship searches, low-cost education loans, and for those employees who are no longer in school, exclusive rate discounts for refinancing student loans.  Learn more >