According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics: Median Annual Salary $31,540; Median Hourly Wage in our Region $17.50; expected 23% growth in national demand by 2024!
Clinical Medical Assistant PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The Medical Assistant program, provided in partnership with CalRegional, consists of 160 hours of classroom instruction followed by a 160-hour externship.
Students will be trained to:
Assist the physician with patient care
Administer medications and take vital signs
Manage the front office
Students are placed in a 160-hour externship after completion of the classroom portion of the program. Students are required to be available full-time, Monday through Friday, to be placed.
This course prepares students for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
Phlebotomy Technician PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The Phlebotomy Technician Program, provided in partnership with CalRegional consists of 104 hours of classroom instruction and hands-on training at our patient service lab/center.
Students will be trained to:
Perform venipuncture, butterfly and syringe methods; Locate arteries and veins; Identify and Prepare Patients; Understand and Apply standard precautions between Phlebotomist and patient; Learn proper specimen handling for quality assurance.
This program satisfies all training guidelines established by the California Department of Health--Laboratory Field Services.
Graduates will be prepared to take the Certified Phlebotomy Technician Exam through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Exam prep with interactive study guide is included.
Upcoming CLASS SCHEDULES:
Saturday Class: Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Session: September 19, 2020 - December 19, 2020
Day Class: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Daytime Session: October 19, 2020 - November 4, 2020
Evening Class: Tuesday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Evening Session: November 3, 2020 -- January 14, 2021
Clinical Medical Assisting
Day Class: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Daytime Session: October 26, 2020 - January 20, 2021
Evening Class: Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Evening Session: November 9, 2020 - February 17, 2021
HOW TO APPLY
- 12th grade students who are 18 years old and in good standing at any RJUHSD School.
- Adult School students must provide proof of completion of high school diploma or US equivalent.
Register by calling CalRegional at (800) 927-5159
- Attend any mandatory program orientation meetings (applicants will be informed of required meetings).
- Pay tuition prices as quoted by CalRegional (ALL programs are $2,995 or less - subject to change).
- Purchase any necessary supplies (e.g., texts, scrubs, equipment) - applicants will be informed of required supplies.
Looking for financial assistance with tuition costs? Apply for a Vocational Training Scholarship at our local Job Center! Contact:
Sarah Damerow, Business and Employment Specialist
Golden Sierra Job Training Agency
115 Ascot Drive, Suite 100, Roseville, CA 95661
p. (916) 773-8558
For more information, please call Assistant Principal, Jason Harm at 916-782-3952 ext. 1709.
Medical Assistant Occupational Outlook