Q: What are you looking for in the Mentor Program?
A: Our goal is to connect our Cardiac and Pulmonary team members across the state. We want to support new members as well as current members who are transitioning to a new role and connect them to current professionals, who can offer guidance and resources throughout the year.
Q: What is the NCCRA hoping to accomplish with the program?
A: We want to accomplish several things! By creating these networks we hope to:
-Improve patient care
-Enhance individual performance
-Strengthen ties between program sites
-Brainstorm new ideas
-Engage young professionals
-Keep Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab moving forward into the future
Q: Who would be a great candidate for either the mentor or mentee?
A: To be a mentor, we welcome anyone who has been working in the field and is excited to provide guidance to a new professional or to a current professional who is moving into a new role. For mentees, we are looking for anyone that would like some guidance. They can either be a new professional or current professional who is transitioning to a new role.
Q: How does the mentor pairing occur?
A: Contact the Membership Committee and we will look at geographical areas, profession, as well as the current job title. Mentoring can be done either in person or virtually. At in-person events, connections can made that day.
Q: What is the time commitment?
A: There is no set time frame, whatever works best for each individual.