Careers in Healthcare
From entry level positions in a hospital or health care facility to the chief executive, the career opportunities are limitless for those who enjoy working with people and are good with technology. This program is designed for students interested in a health care career but not in hands-on patient care. Successful completers of our program will be proficient in basic vitals, anatomylphysiology, medical terminology, medical coding, electronic records, scheduling/reception, and all information privacy requirements. Students will have the opportunity to participate in off-site internships. Health informatics specialists will work in hospitals, physician offices, medical billing companies, insurance companies and electronic medical records companies.
- Insurance Claims and Processing
- Doctor’s Office
- Pharmacy Technicians
- Medical billing companies
Pre-requisites: Junior/Senior Standing. Must be able to provide own transportation to internship sites.
Sessions offered: AM 8:00 to 10:30 M-F, PM 11:30 to 2:00 M-F
Length of program: 1 year
Equivalency Credits: 0.5 Technical English 1 & 2, .5 Health, also counts for Computer Applications for Kennewick School District
Occupational/Elective Credits: 3 per year
College credits available: 5
Certification Opportunities: Microsoft Office User Specialist , Certified Health Care Access Specialist