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Students from SCI’s Austin Campus Assist at IDEA Public Schools’ Vaccination Clinics
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Medical Assistant Students Join COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Efforts

Austin, TX – Southern Careers Institute (SCI) prides itself on giving students hands-on training in preparation for employment in their chosen field of study. Recently, SCI students in the medical assistant program at the Austin campus had the opportunity to work with IDEA Public Schools to administer COVID-19 vaccines to ...
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Do Hospitals Hire Medical Assistants?

Careers in healthcare are always in great demand. Considered front-line workers, those with jobs in the medical field are essential employees. Pharmacy technicians, medical billers and coders, and medical office specialists can all find employment in hospitals. But, what about medical assistants? Can medical assistants work in hospitals or are ...
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Can Medical Assistants do EKGs: How to Perform an EKG Test

Are you looking for a career as a medical assistant? Well, here’s what you need to know about medical assistants and EKGs. If you\’ve ever wanted to pursue the profession of medical assistant,  you may have wondered to yourself, \”Can medical assistants do EKGs?\” Before answering that question, however, it\’s important ...
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Healthcare and Hospital Jobs That Don’t Require a Degree

Why Enter The Medical Field? Before looking at the specific positions you’d like to pursue, it’s important to understand why you may want to enter the medical field at all. There are a number of reasons why it’s a very promising career path no matter what type of career you ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Can Medical Assistants Draw Blood?

Medical assistants are professionals who perform dual roles in a medical facility. They fill in and perform clinical tasks for nurses, doctors and more. When not performing specific clinical tasks, can medical assistants draw blood or handle an assortment of administrative duties? Most hospitals, doctors\’ offices, medical clinics, and community ...
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Cardiology Medical Assistant

\"Hi, my name is Shelly and I work for a cardiology associate in Corpus Christi. I\'m a certified medical assistant there as well as an EKG technician.\" Read more...
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Medical Assistant Career Success Story

\"Hey, I’m Robert Miranda, I’m a general supervisor for CSL Plasma. I graduated from Southern Careers Institute in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) in Texas. I was in the medical assistant program in Brownsville and I graduated in 2011. Read more...
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Corpus Christi Community Colleges

Why and Why Not to Go to a Corpus Christi Community College Corpus Christi community colleges can seem like a great option for students who want to continue their education, expand their employment opportunities, and receive additional preparation before entering the job market. Although community college certainly has several advantages, ...
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Certificates, Certifications, Licenses, & SCI Badges — An Explanation

Recent high school graduates and mature career changers have something in common. New grads and job changers alike are exploring the training and education options they’ll need to kickstart their future career. One of the most common questions asked by both is whether they need a certificate vs certification vs ...
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Medical Assistant Programs

Online Medical Assistant Programs With the plethora of choice out there, selecting the right career path is not an easy decision. Have you taken a look at the health care industry? Careers in this field are prevalent and do not necessarily dictate that you must become a doctor or nurse. ...
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HVAC Program at our San Antonio North Campus     Southern Careers Institute is excited to offer a our HVAC program at the San Antonio North campus! With the HVAC program, you will be trained for a career in the field of air-conditioning, heating systems, and refrigeration at both the commercial ...
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Medical Billing Classes

Where to Find Medical Billing Classes in San Antonio, TX   About Medical Billing and Coding Medical billers and coders organize and manage patient and procedure data by ensuring that it remains accessible, correct, confidential and secure. They use various classification systems to categorize and code that information for different ...
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Medical Billing and Coding Jobs

Work From Home as a Remote Medical Billing and Coding Specialist In the United States, the search for medical billing and coding jobs has never been easier. Trained and educated medical billing and coding specialists are currently one of the most in demand groups of professionals in the medical industry. ...
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