Start Your Healthcare Career Now!

By on February 3, 2017
Healthcare Career Training

Start your healthcare career this spring with one of our successful training programs.

Patient Care Technician: 9 weeks, non-credit training prepares individuals for entry-level positions as patient care technicians in local hospitals.

Community Health Worker: 11 weeks, non-credit training prepares individuals to become a trusted community member who assists individuals & communites to adopt healthy behaviors.

Medical Assistant: 25 weeks, non-credit training prepares individuals for administrative and basic clinical tasks in a clinical setting.

For additional information contact Kevin Talbot at 314-539-5722.

Patient Care Technician Training – Starts April 2017

Patient Care Technicians work as clinical partners in local hospitals. If you are interested in Nursing or Allied Health, this might be the profession that will make your career path flourish. Take advantage of this training opportunity which satisfies the requirements of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP).

The Patient Care Technician non-credit training program combines six weeks of intensive classroom instruction with three weeks of clinical practice. The hours for classroom instruction are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The clinical instruction, held in St. Louis-area hospitals, is held three days a week from 6:45 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.

What you will learn from this program

  • How to perform basic patient care skills.
  • Demonstrate safe practices while caring for patients.
  • How to apply generic healthcare knowledge.
  • Demonstrate workplace behavior skills.
  • How to perform basic respiratory skills.
  • How to perform basic clerical skills.

SLATE and St. Louis Community College are partnering to provide the funding for this program. Candidates eligible for this program must be residents of St. Louis City or St. Louis County and meet income requirements. Students selected to participate in this program will pay no tuition costs!

Community Health Worker Training – Starts March 2017

Learn to conduct outreach for medical personnel or health organizations as a Community Health Worker through the no cost training program available to MoSTEMWINs grant participants. Prepare to implement programs in the community that promote, maintain and improve individual and community health. Enrollment is open now for training starting March 27, 2017.

The Community Health Worker non-credit 11-week training program combines classroom instruction with service learning in the community. The program includes 108 classroom hours and 60 service learning hours. Classroom instruction will take place at the William J. Harrison Education Center located at 3140 Cass Avenue. Students must commit to 10-15 hours per week, and the classroom instruction is held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. two days per week.

What you will learn from this program

  • An understanding of the determinants to health at the individual and community level.
  • How to implement community assessment techniques to include demographics, mapping and analysis of governmental agency services.
  • The tracking techniques of clients and services.
  • The dynamics in relationship building among groups, organizations, and individuals in the community.
  • How to identify initiatives that will impact the health status of the community.

There is no cost for this program for individuals who qualify. Let’s get connected!

Medical Assistant Training – Starts April 2017

Medical Assistants are needed in the St. Louis area in a variety of healthcare settings. The St. Louis Area on Training and Employment (SLATE) and St. Louis Community College are partnering to provide Medical Assistant training to St. Louis City and St. Louis County residents interested in this healthcare training who meet the qualification steps. If you are interested in a career in health care, this might be the opportunity that will launch your career. Take advantage of this training opportunity and prepare to earn your Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification.

Enrollment is now open for individuals ready to learn the skills needed to perform administrative and basic clinical tasks in clinical environments. The Medical Assistant non-credit training program combines 25 weeks of intensive classroom with clinical instruction. Classes and the clinical experiences are held Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

What you will learn from this program

  • How to perform basic patient care skills
  • Demonstrate safe practices while caring for patients
  • How to apply generic healthcare knowledge
  • Demonstrate workplace behavior skills
  • How to perform basic respiratory skills
  • How to perform basic clerical skills

Instructional materials for this program will be provided through a variety of funding sources. There are no costs to students that qualify.

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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