Collaborations include development and training, internships and placement, among others
NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Doctors Hospital Bahamas (DHBL) and the Technical and Professional Institute of the Bahamas (BTVI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore opportunities for collaboration for their mutual benefit.
The memorandum of understanding, initially valid for a period of five years, outlines a number of potential collaborations between the two organizations.
DHHS President and CEO Dr Charles Diggiss said: “At DHHS (Doctors Hospital Health System), we believe in the concept of development, certification and continuing education.
“We envision this opportunity to partner and collaborate with BTVI as a way to both improve and develop our associates and to provide internship opportunities for BTVI students and opportunities for attachment and observation. “to the instructors of BTVI.
“We see this as a mutually beneficial agreement with the potential for a lasting impact on both sides.”
We see great value in the fact that our students and faculty have the opportunity to intern at a fast-paced and ever-changing institution such as DHHS.
– President of the BTVI Dr Robert Robertson
BTVI President Dr Robert Robertson said: “We are delighted to partner with DHHS in this endeavor. Doctors Hospital aims to be the best place to work in the Bahamas and we believe we can help you by providing development opportunities.
Likewise, we see great value in the fact that our students and faculty have the opportunity to intern at a fast-paced and ever-changing institution such as DHHS.
Some of the collaborations outlined in the MOU include skills upgrading and training of DHBL associates; development of a facilities management program and other paramedical certification programs; a renowned technical cadet program for Grand Bahama; internship and placement opportunities for BTVI students and alumni; and assignments and “observation posts” for instructors and BTVI staff.
Aubynette Rolle, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and IOL, said: “As DHHS expands its training offering through the launch of Doctors Hospital the Institute of Learning, we are looking for all opportunities to strengthen the qualifications of our team of associates. “