Start Your Healthcare Career in 2022!
ICH’s Evening Classes Work With Your Busy Life
Medical Billing and Coding starts 1/5/22; Medical Assisting starts 1/6/22
Here comes the holidays, and the New Year is right behind it… What are your plans for the coming year? Your grandma is sure to ask what you are planning to do. If you find yourself without any news to share, without any plans you are excited about, maybe it’s time to try something new. The New Year is the perfect time to take the first step towards something better, and a job you are passionate about is a great place to start. You don’t have to feel stuck in your current job – you can get started right now with career training for a rewarding career in healthcare. Integrity College of Health is enrolling now for Medical Assisting and Medical Billing and Coding programs that start in January! ICH’s evening classes empower you to train for your new healthcare career, a career that will make you and your family proud, while still maintaining your current day job. With ICH’s p.m. Medical Billing and Coding and Medical Assisting programs, you can gain the skills you need to take the first step towards a better career, and a better life. Medical Billing and Coding courses begin 1/5/22, and Medical Assisting courses begin 1/6/22!
At Integrity College of Health, we train students for healthcare careers that are in high demand. Healthcare workers are essential, and medical assistants and medical biller/coders are vital to our healthcare system. Medical assistants work directly with patients and with other healthcare workers, providing critical support and assistance to nurses, physicians, and doctors. As a medical assistant you may work in doctor’s offices, hospitals, medical clinics, nursing homes, and other healthcare settings. These important healthcare workers are in high demand across the country, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects this field will continue to grow over the 2020 – 2030 decade at an incredible rate of 18% annually. If you have a passion for helping others, and are looking for a hands-on, patient-centered healthcare career, medical assisting could be right for you!
Medical assistants are responsible for both administrative and clinical tasks, and students in ICH’s Medical Assistant program learn the essential skills to enter the job market with confidence. Learning from experienced, professional instructors, ICH students learn to perform the following clinical and administrative tasks:
- Greeting patients and answering telephone calls
- Scheduling appointments
- Verifying patient information and health insurance
- Updating and filing patients’ medical records
- Recording information in medical recordkeeping systems, such as the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system
- Completing and filing paperwork such as surgical permission forms, health check forms and insurance paperwork
- Preparing the examination rooms
- Preparing and handling medical instruments and supplies
- Measuring patients’ vital signs
- Administering medications and injections
- Collecting and preparing specimens of bodily fluids and tissues for laboratory testing
- Preparing the patient for any scheduled procedures, and answering any questions they may have regarding the procedure
ICH’s evening Medical Assistant program is a diploma program that can be completed in as few as 42 weeks. Graduates of the Medical Assistant program receive their Certificate of Completion, Medical Assisting diploma, and are prepared to test for the nationally-recognized MA certification.
Administrative healthcare workers are in high demand in today’s marketplace as well, and medical billers/coders play an important role in our healthcare system. Heightened focus on health data and the increasing digitization of medical records has created a growing demand for these skilled billing and coding specialists. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, in the 2020 – 2030 decade there will be over 416,000 jobs nationwide in the medical billing and coding field, growing at a rate of 9% annually. If you are detail-oriented and thrive in an administrative setting, a career in medical billing and coding might be the right choice for you!
The Medical Billing and Coding program at ICH prepares students with the critical skills they need to successfully pursue a healthcare career in this important field. Under the supervision of dedicated faculty, ICH students learn the following:
- Comprehensive medical coding and billing procedures
- Medical terminology
- Current medical software
- Medical billing software
- How to prepare and file insurance claims
- How to analyze benefits
- Trends in the insurance industry
ICH’s evening Medical Billing and Coding program can be completed in as few as 42 weeks. Graduates of the Medical Billing and Coding program receive CPR and First Aid Certification from the American Red Cross and a Certificate of Completion, Medical Billing and Coding diploma.
With ICH’s evening courses, you can train for either of these great healthcare careers in less than a year! Plus, you can fit your career training program into your busy life – you don’t have to quit your current job! ICH’s evening classes empower you to train for your new healthcare career, while still maintaining your current day job. With career training from ICH, you can gain the skills you need to take the first step towards a better career, and a better life. This New Year, take the first step towards a career that will make you and your family proud. At Integrity College of Health, in Pasadena, California, Medical Billing and Coding courses begin 1/5/22, and Medical Assisting courses begin 1/6/22. Courses are enrolling now! Call (626) 808-0215 or contact us here today!