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Program

Description

Labor Market Information

Median Local Salary

Nursing Assistant

Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.
 

Nursing Assistant Plus

Certified Nursing Assistants assist children, adults or seniors in a variety of settings, such as nursing homes and hospitals providing a variety of services to their clients. Program participants will receive instruction from professors at MCTC and professionals at Augustana. ESNS will provide supportive services to all participants in the areas of transportation assistance, resume and cover letter Hereview, and job placement assistance.

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$32,178

Medical Equipment Preparers

Prepare, sterilize, install, or clean laboratory or healthcare equipment. May perform routine laboratory tasks and operate or inspect equipment.

Instrument Technician

Instrument Technicians play a vital role in patient care by preventing infections. In this program, you will learn how to sterilize medical instruments, learn basic surgical instrumentation and medical terminology as well as decontamination and sterilization processes. Graduates work in hospitals, surgery centers, and nursing homes.

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$38,667

Patient Representatives

Assist patients in obtaining services, understanding policies and making health care decisions.

Healthcare Plus

With PPL’s free Healthcare PLUS training program, you’ll build computer and professional skills to prepare for positions like Patient Assistant Coordinator with a wage range of $17–$23/hr. You’ll get a hands-on learning experience at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, organizing and managing the details to support nurses providing patient care, plus you’ll get a first interview upon completion. Qualified participants can also earn credits from MCTC, giving you a head start on your professional and academic goals.

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$38,667

Patient Representatives

Assist patients in obtaining services, understanding policies and making health care decisions.

Patient Access Specialist

With PPL’s free Healthcare PLUS training program, you’ll build computer and professional skills to prepare for positions like Patient Assistant Coordinator with a wage range of $17–$23/hr. You’ll get a hands-on learning experience at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, organizing and managing the details to support nurses providing patient care, plus you’ll get a first interview upon completion. Qualified participants can also earn credits from MCTC, giving you a head start on your professional and academic goals.

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$38,667