Health Careers Academy

Highlights

• Explore a wide range of medical careers through practical lab experiences, clinicals and related coursework
• Develop professional work ethic, communication, medical and patient/client care skills
• Focus on Patient Care Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Coding, and Medical Office Administration.

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Is this you?

  • I enjoy learning about the body, diseases & treatment for disorders
  • I care
  • I have good stamina
  • I am a professional

Career Opportunities Upon Graduation:

  • Nursing Assistant
  • Rehab Aide
  • Dietary Aide
  • Activity Aide
  • Home Health Aide

With Additional Training/Education:

  • Registered Nurse (R.N.)
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Radiographer
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Medical Assistant
  • LPN
  • Patient Care Technician (PCT)

CERTIFICATIONS: *Earn ODE Credential Points Toward Graduation
(*Earn up to 52 Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Credential Points toward Graduation during your junior/senior years)
• STNA (State Tested Nursing Assistant) (*12 points)
• American Heart Association CPR & First Aid (*1 point)
• Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (*12 points)
• AMCA Patient Care Technician (*12 points)
• Electronic Health Record (*12 points)
• Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (*3 points)

Pre-Nursing & Health Care Careers two-year program
(junior and senior years).
You spend a full day at Tri-Rivers in lab and academics. You will participate in the Nurse Aide Training course which requires hands-on care giving at clinical sites in Long-Term Care Facilities.

Typical Wages:

  • $9 to $15/hour starting wage
  • LPNs—$15 to $19/hour
  • RNs—$21 to $35/hour
  • Radiographer—$20-$25/hour

Some Area Employers Include:
Hospitals, Doctor’s Offices, Long-term Care Facilities, Home Health Care

Partnering with:

  • Tri-Rivers’  Adult Education Center
    Successful graduates of the Tri-Rivers’ Health Careers Academy will receive full scholarships for:
    Learning Strategies, Math for Meds, Medical Terminology and Computer Applications if they choose
    to attend the Tri-Rivers’ Adult Education program.
  • North Central State College
    Health Careers Academy students can earn 10 articulated credits.
  • We encourage all Health Careers Academy students to “Job” Shadow our Adult Education programs, including Patient Care Technician, Practical Nursing and LPN to RN.

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

College Credit Plus
Certifications
Clinicals

Tri-Rivers Career Center  affirms that equal opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, military status, national origin, disability, age, and ancestry of person.

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Instructors:

Jennifer Grimes
740-389-8555
Email

Lori McGuire
Email
740-389-8570