The healthcare industry is booming. The aging baby-boom population is creating a higher demand for medical services – and these services rely upon people like you to perform many functions. From medical administration to patient care, you do not have to be a brain surgeon to find a good job in healthcare.
Our School of Health Services focuses on training you, the student, to become a multi-skilled medical assistant, a patient care technician, or a medical administrative assistance. We offer numerous courses designed to give you the hands-on training and knowledge required to find an entry-level job in healthcare, and a lifelong career in the healthcare industry.
Get Hands-On Experience as a Multi-Skilled Medical Assistant
Looking for some hands-on work in medicine? You have come to the right place to start your job in healthcare. Multi-skilled medical assistants work side-by-side with doctors and nurses, performing vital tasks. Students in this area of study will have the opportunity to learn in the classroom setting and gain experience in the professional environment. You will be able to observe, perform and eventually master the following duties, to name a few:
- Patient interaction and education
- Taking vital signs
- Observing and assisting with exams and treatment
- Front office procedures
- Preparation and administration of medications
- Respiratory evaluations
Support Quality Healthcare as a Medical Administrative Assistant
Support the work of doctors and nurses in a medical office or hospital setting as a medical administrative assistant! In this position, you will help with the overall operation of a medical office or in a hospital setting through a variety of administrative duties, including:
- Medical billing and coding
- Formatting business documents
- Medical office management
When you study to become a medical administrative assistant, you may also learn about the following valuable topics (which can be useful for a different job in healthcare, too):
- OSHA standards
- Federal workplace laws
- Workplace diversity
Find out how to become a medical administrative assistant at Helms College’s School of Health Services.
Make a Difference in Someone’s Life: Become a Patient Care Technician
If you are a compassionate person, training to be a patient care technician may be right for you. Patient care technicians often serve as the primary caregivers in nursing homes and residential care facilities.
The following are just some of the responsibilities that you will learn as a student in the patient care technician specialty:
- Specimen collection
- Patient interaction
- Performing vital signs
- Ostomy care
Helms College patient care technician graduates are prepared for entry-level medical jobs in physicians’ offices, behavioral health facilities, physical therapy clinics, hospitals, long-term care facilities, optometrists’ offices and other medical and hospital settings.
The First Step to Finding the Right Job in Healthcare
If you are looking to launch elong career in growing field or find a job in healthcare to gain some experience, Helms College’s School of Health Services is the place to start. Check out the health services courses we offer. Be sure to contact us to see how we can help you get started with your career in healthcare. And if you’re ready to get started, apply now!