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Demand for allied health jobs in San Antonio is growing—Medical Assistant jobs are expected to skyrocket 20% over the next decade.

The Future is Bright for Allied Health Professions in San Antonio

San Antonio is a wonderful city to experience. It consistently ranks high for tourists and locals alike for food and attractions. What these awards won’t tell you is why you should consider allied health jobs in San Antonio today. Why Work in Healthcare in San Antonio? San Antonio is a major hub for several industries, […]

By Heather Zielinski

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If you are currently enrolled in an allied health care course, these study tools for allied health students can help you achieve success.

5 Study Tools for Allied Health Students

The allied health care workforce plays an integral role in providing quality health care through diagnostic evaluation and treatment of health conditions. If you are currently enrolled in an allied health program, these study tools for allied health students can help you achieve success.  5 Study Tools for Allied Health Students Picmonic Picmonic for General […]

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Jobs In The Medical Field That Pay Well

If you’ve ever looked into pursuing jobs in the medical field, you’d understandably be interested in how much they pay. Whether you’re a general physician, mental health practitioner, physical therapist or another type of medical professional, chances are high that it’s a high-paying job. But, if you’re interested in starting a career in healthcare in […]

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How to Get a Hospital Pharmacy Technician Job

Getting a hospital pharmacy technician job is a great way to begin a rewarding, fulfilling career in a stable field. But how do you get the job itself? Similar to any position, you’ll need to learn how to do the job, along with the terminology and major functions associated with it. You’ll also want to […]

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How to Register as a Pharmacy Technician in Texas

If you’ve ever considered becoming a pharmacy technician in Texas, you may be about to embark on a rewarding, lucrative career. Pharmacy technicians can make a solid salary with a stable position in the pharmaceutical field. But before you start your new career, there are prerequisites you must accomplish to enter the field. These include […]

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How To Choose A Medical Career Path

You may know that you want to work in the medical field, but maybe you’re not sure how to choose a medical career specialty. With so many options, making the right decision can seem difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Look at your strengths, your skills, how much schooling you are interested in, and […]

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How to Get an Entry-Level Hospital Job

Right now, jobs offered in health care are stable and well-paying. Here, we will take a look at the training necessary for you to get an entry-level hospital job. The best way to get an entry-level job at a hospital is to have job-specific training. Southern Careers Institute offers a variety of programs in the medical […]

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Are Pharmacy Technicians In High Demand?

Pharmacy techs are in high demand in the health care system. So how do you become one? And what are the steps needed to start your career path? How is the job outlook? What are the responsibilities and pay? Let’s take a closer look at answering the question, “Are pharmacy technicians in high demand?” We […]

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What Is Accreditation Vs Licensure In Health Care?  

The healthcare industry is one of the most stable fields to enter for new job seekers, but it’s important for them to understand common terminology such as the difference between accreditation vs. licensure. The industry features good pay, reliable hours, and tremendous job security. That said, each position requires specified training.  Two common requirements in […]

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What is a Pharmacy Technician?

A pharmacy technician assists pharmacists in dispensing medications and are accountable to the supervising pharmacist who is legally responsible for the care and safety of patients served by the pharmacy. What is a Pharmacy Technician’s Job Description? This is highly dependent on each individual states laws and the policy of the pharmacy, but they can […]

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How To Become a Pharmacy Technician

Becoming A Pharmacy Technician Medical professions are often thought of as difficult and time-consuming to achieve. For instance, if you want to become a doctor then it will take on average at least 10 years which is a combination of college, medical school and also residency training. This has caused many people to think that […]

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Be A Pharmacist

Although the two sound similar, work as a pharmacist is completely different from that of a pharmacy technician. Before you start researching schools, you need to know which career path would be right for you — and in most cases, this will be pharmacy technician for its numerous advantages over pharmacist education and work opportunities. Here are a few points to consider.   Read more...

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What SCI Students Are Saying

"Just finished school for welding. Had the best experience with Southern Careers Institute, and had a lot of fun with my buddies. Already working at SpaceX. SCI is the place to be guys! Don't wait any longer, sign up!”

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Enrique H.
Welding

"I recently achieved my dream of becoming a CDL driver, passing my CDL exams at our local DMV in Edinburg. Mr. Gonzalez was such a great instructor, even though it was raining I passed with flying colors!”

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Juan L.
Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator

“I made a complete career change when I started my training at Southern Careers Institute. I needed a stable career to continue providing for my growing family. SCI provided me with the medical terminology and know how that I needed to understand and acquire a career in the medical field. SCI taught me that it doesn’t matter where you are in life right now; you always have room to advance and learn.”

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Denise S.
Medical Assistant

“I am extremely grateful for the assistance I received from SCI’s Career Services team. I enjoy where I work and what I do. SCI has helped me succeed in life by getting me the necessary education and by making me a stronger and more confident person.”

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Raquel S.

“Once I graduated from SCI, I had a sense of accomplishment that helped me through the job search process. SCI provided me with the opportunity to brush up on my skills, extend my accounting knowledge, and they boosted my self-confidence. I went to work two days after my last day of school.”

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Annette D.
Business Accounting

“When my youngest child graduated from high school, I told my husband that it was my time. I went back to school to change careers after spending 37 years in the business field. At SCI, the instructors are professional, and they care about what they are teaching you, as well as expect you to give 100% in return. I had problems understanding how to draw in syringes and give injections. I requested extra help from a knowledgeable instructor, and I was able to receive one-on-one training. Today, I draw injections for approximately 100 patients each week. I am very confident in what I’ve learned. SCI has given me the chance to do what I always wanted to do. Thank you for my education. I am doing wonderful.”

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Bonnie M
Medical Assistant

“I am now a certified Lab Tech. SCI helped me get an externship, and I came out with a job. After my little sister had cancer, I knew I wanted a career in the medical field that allowed me to help others. I am happy about what I do.”

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Sidney B
Medical Assistant

“The best place ever!! Ms.Tonia rocks she is the best teacher… I love going to school my time there is amazing.”

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Andrea Garcia

“Southern Careers went beyond my expectations. Very impressed. The assistance I got from Career Services is truly amazing. They really went out of their way to get me placed. They really care and I am grateful to all of them.”

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Olga C.

“Southern Careers Institute totally surpassed my expectations. Once I finished school, the Career Services team helped me find a job. I would tell anyone thinking about starting career training that you have nothing to lose and a lot to gain. I wish I would have started my training sooner.”

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