Hospital Worker Readiness Program (HWRP)

Are you or someone you know interested in beginning a career in healthcare? Mercy Health is a great place to start and offers excellent wages and benefits and opportunities for advancement.

Completion of MNM’s Hospital Worker Readiness Program results in a guaranteed interview with an opportunity to be hired within the Mercy Health system to work at one of the Mercy Health hospitals or another Mercy Health facility.

Job Opportunities include (based on available openings)

Patient Transport * Dietary/Nutrition * Environmental Services

HWRP Offers You the Opportunity to:

  • Learn Basic Computer Skills
  • Create a personalized resume’
  • Complete an online employment application for Mercy Health
  • Interview with recruitment staff from Mercy Health
  • Receive ongoing employment coaching after graduation

Click HWRP Quick Facts for more information about our program.

Eligibility: You must complete a background check and have a positive, cooperative attitude and demeanor.

Program length: Three weeks.

Days & Times: Sessions are three days per week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00-3:00.

Tuition Information: The HWRP program fee is $500. Scholarships are available based on household income and family size. A minimum out of pocket fee of $50 is required for all students. Some students may be eligible for funding through community partners or the City of Cincinnati. In this case, the out of pocket fee will be reimbursed upon completion of the program.

Questions or more information? Contact us at (513) 487-6197 or at