GOSHEN, N.Y (Oct. 24, 2014) – Elant recently received a regional award from the Orange and Sullivan Counties Employment Alliance Network (OSCEAN) for its contributions to workforce diversity by providing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
Elant was nominated for this honor by Michael I. Kochler of Independent Living, Inc. and was presented its award during OSCEAN’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month Awards Ceremony and Breakfast.
“We’re honored to be recognized for our efforts to increase workforce diversity,” said Todd A. Whitney, Elant’s president and CEO. “We are very pleased to see so many public and non-profit human services providers and businesses working together to offer further employment opportunities of individuals with disabilities.”
OSCEAN is a working partnership of local businesses and public and community-based human services providers who collaborate together through targeted initiatives to further employment of persons with disabilities.
Through assessment, education, training, employment and follow-up, OSCEAN meets the needs of employers with qualified job-ready candidates who have skills ranging from entry level to technical and professional positions.
Tammy Byrne, Denise Panebianco and Janet Giannetta of Elant’s Human Resources Department accepted this award on Elant’s behalf.
Elant is a comprehensive health care system that serves the needs of more than 3,500 individuals throughout the Hudson Valley region. The organization includes six campuses and employs more than 1,200 dedicated individuals. Elant provides a full continuum of care, including Sub-Acute Care and Rehabilitation Services, Skilled Nursing Care, Assisted Living, Adult Day Care, Retirement Community Living, Home Health Care and a Managed Long Term Care Plan. To learn more, call 800-501-3936.