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From Salesman to Certified Medical Assistant – Meet Jose

My name is Jose Alfonso Jimenez, I’m an alumnus from Southern Careers Institute Pharr campus. I am now a certified medical assistant and I work with Wellmed Medical Management. I love my job, I love what I do as a certified medical assistant, I love working with the patients and using the skills that I picked up at Southern Careers …

Looking for Career Opportunities? Stacked Certifications Opens Doors

Claudia Morales never set out to be a teacher. She was working as a medical assistant for over 12 years, working in the hospital in pediatrics as well as an EKG tech, but she longed to gain some additional knowledge. She enrolled in Southern Careers Institute’s online medical billing & coding program and while doing so, discovered a new passion–educating …

How Alumnus, Robert, Climbed the RGV Career Ladder

SCI: So you’ve been out for a few years and able to work your way up the RGV career ladder. Wonderful! Tell me a little bit about what was happening in your life back when you were making a decision to make a change and attend a program? R: Actually I really didn’t have an idea [of what I wanted …

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Shelly: A Cardiology Medical Assistant Hired for her Heart

SCI: When did you graduate from Southern Careers Institute in Corpus Christi? Shelly: I graduated May 19th [2017]. Just recently! SCI: Tell me about what was going on in your life when you decided to go through the SCI medical assistant program? Shelly: Basically what got me to come back to school and go into the medical field was because …

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#IGotTheJob – Harvey – CMA and SCI Grad

When we interviewed Harvey back in March, he was a new grad from our Medical Assistant program with dreams on making an impact on the lives of others in the medical field. Since getting hired in April, we asked him some pressing questions about the hiring process, his day-to-day and #LifeAfterSCI. Introduce yourself! I am Harvey Middleton. I am SCI …

How much could I make as a Medical Assistant?

Do you have a passion for helping people? Do you also have an interest in understanding health and recognize how small actions make a big impact when it comes to living better, longer lives? If so, a career as a medical assistant could be for you. But what do medical assistants do? Are there different types of Medical Assistants? And …

Flor Richards SCI Student Testimonial

“There are SO many areas I can work in.” – SCI Spotlight on Flor.

“I recently retired from the military…and I knew I wanted to do something different.” Flor Richards is a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist graduate of Southern Careers Institute – San Antonio North campus and a Billing Manager for Eagle Eye Medical. She found Medical Billing & Coding exciting to learn, mainly due to the options that were presented to her. [Transcribed …

Basic Training for Your Job Hunt – SCI Veteran Shares

Career transition is scary, confusing, and brings up a lot of questions. Questions like “what are my options?” “what am I good at?” and “how can I apply my skills now to my next job?” Richard Abrams knows about transition. He recently joined Southern Careers Institute as our Executive Director of Military Operations. Prior to that, he served in the …