Matt Romkey, Executive Vice President and Chancellor of Mercy College of Health Sciences, was a guest on Iowa Workforce Development's podcast, Mission: Employable. In episode 20, Romkey shares insight into, and discusses collaboration between, Mercy College and MercyOne Medical Center on how the partnership is helping to advance healthcare education and recruit more Iowans into the rapidly growing career field.

Mission: Employable is a weekly podcast focused on workforce-related topics in Iowa. Hosted by Ryan West, Iowa Workforce Development Deputy Director and produced by the Iowa Workforce Development Communications Bureau, the podcast features conversations with subject matter experts about the wide variety of programs and services offered by Iowa Workforce Development and partner organizations. The podcast provides an opportunity for Iowans to discuss innovative solutions for building a skilled workforce. New episodes are released every Tuesday.

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About Iowa Workforce Development
IWD is a state agency committed to providing employment services for individual job seekers through our IowaWORKS partnership. Employers and businesses can post jobs, hire veterans and apply for qualifying federal tax credits. IWD continually strives to improve processes and align the organization in such a way to provide effective, demand-driven products and services. 

About Mercy College of Health Sciences
Mercy College of Health Sciences is the only private Catholic college in central Iowa and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Located in downtown Des Moines, Mercy College prepares graduates for service and leadership in the healthcare community with a wide range of bachelor, associate, and certificate programs. Mercy College’s liberal arts and sciences education develops compassionate caregivers and leaders. Visit or call (515) 643-3180 to learn more.