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    clinicalmedicalgradspringcohort  RAS Medical Assisting Program

     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!
     Cal Regional


    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
        Schedule patients
        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:

    Phlebotomy Technician

    Saturday Class: Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Saturday SessionsSeptember 19, 2020 -  December 19, 2020

                                  January 30, 2021     -  April 24, 2021


    Day Class: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
     
       Daytime Sessions:     October 19, 2020     -   November 4, 2020
                                        November 30, 2020 -   December 16, 2020
                                        January 25, 2021     -   February 10, 2021
                                        March 1, 2021          -   March 17, 2021


    Evening Class:  Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


       Evening Sessions:  November 3, 2020  -  January 14, 2021
                                    January 26, 2021    -  March 9, 2021

                                    March 29, 2021       -  May 6, 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
                                   February 1, 2021 - March 29, 2021



    Evening Class:  Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
      
       Evening Session:  November 30, 2020 -  February 22, 2021
                                  March 8, 2021           -  May 13, 2021


    HOW TO APPLY

         Pre-requisites:

      • 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.
    1. Register by calling CalRegional at (800) 927-5159

    2. Attend any mandatory program orientation meetings (applicants will be informed of required meetings).

    3. Pay tuition prices as quoted by CalRegional (ALL programs are $2,995 or less - subject to change).

    4. 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
           Damerow@goldensierra.com

    For more information, please call Assistant Principal, Jason Harm at 916-782-3952 ext. 1709.



    ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

        Medical Assistant Occupational Outlook

        Career Pathways and Nursing Alternatives

        How to Make it In Medical Assisting

        Phlebotomy Job Outlook