Career Development

The DHIP is committed to the professional development and advancement of its clinic staff. The DHIP
Clinical Ladder Program provides voluntary advancement opportunities, including additional education,
increasing levels of responsibility, and increases in compensation to reflect upward progression on the
clinical ladder.

DHIP Clinical Ladder Program

  • Athletic Trainers
  • Audiologists
  • Cardiac Sonographers
  • Certified Medical Assistants
  • Clinical Speech Pathologists
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Ophthalmic Assistants and Technicians
  • Registered Dieticians
  • Registered Medical Assistants
  • Registered Nurses
  • Ultrasonographers

The DHIP also supports the attainment of specialty certifications for nurses and clinical staff. 

Employee Tuition Assistance Program

The DHIP offers an Employee Tuition Assistance Program that provides up to $5,250 of tuition reimbursement per year to assist employees with the attainment of an undergraduate or graduate degree. The program is available to employees with at least two years of continuous full-time service.