HEALTH CAREERS

CAREER OPTIONS

Certified Registered Dental Assistant, Orthodontic Assistant, Surgical Dental Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Health Unit Coordinator, Hospital Registrar, Internist, Medical Equipment Preparer, Nurse Midwife, Home Health Aide, Pharmacy Aide, Medical Secretary.

DESCRIPTION

The Health Career Program Academy offers an introduction to the many and varied careers in the health field today. Students will explore long and short term career options, develop an understanding of the terminology used by medical professionals, develop an understanding of medical environments from clinics to long-term health facilities and actually earn a nursing assistant certificate. When completing the Academy, students will have basic skills to enter the work force or transfer their credits to continue their education at a postsecondary institution.

JOB SKILLS

In addition to having technical skills, employers expect their workers to have other skills such as:

  • Listening skills
  • Effective communication
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Time management

POSTSECONDARY PROGRAMS

BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHWEST TECHNICAL COLLEGE:

Through an articulation agreement with the nursing program at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, interested graduates may continue their educational advancement through the Baccalaureate Degree completion program.

ACADEMY INSTRUCTOR

Angela Pagnac
Angela Pagnac