The mission of the Patient Care Technology/Medical Assisting Program is to prepare the student for a career in the health care field in the areas of Certified Nursing Assistant, EKG Technician, Phlebotomy and Medical Assisting. The goal would be to provide the learning experiences including the technical instruction and skill development to enable graduates of the program to obtain the knowledge and experience necessary to secure licensure and become gainfully employed. The technician is mainly focused on working closely with patients, in conjunction with nurses to perform basic patient care. The student completing the year long program will be trained in both clinical and administrative work, with responsibilities in both the exam room and the front office and may perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
813 West Main St.
Hohenwald, TN 38462
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 15,540
Current job openings per year: 2,310