Career Profiles

BSR

Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistants, or CNAs, provide direct care to patients in hospitals, nursing homes and home care. As a vital part of a larger care team, Certified Nursing Assistants help patients with a wide range of basic needs, including eating, bathing, grooming, mobility and more…

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CT

Computed Tomography

Computed Tomography professionals use specialized equipment known as computerized tomography (CT) scanners to capture cross-section images of a patient’s organs or tissues. Scans captured by Computed Tomography professionals are used by physicians and care teams to diagnose and treat patient medical issues…

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IT

Computer & Information Systems Manager

Healthcare organizations and businesses alike have computer systems at the foundation of their daily work. Plus, they have IT teams that work day-and-night to keep these systems up and running. Computer and information systems managers are responsible for maintaining these computer systems and managing tech-based teams…

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IT

Computer Network Architect

Any organization, healthcare or otherwise, requires an intricate network of computers and devices to run efficiently. These networks must be planned and built according to an organization’s specific needs. Computer network architects are responsible for building and maintaining these critical networks…

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IT

Computer Systems Analyst

Organizations must ensure the computer systems they choose are efficient and cost-effective. To do so, they require specialists who understand the ins and outs of networks and tech devices. That’s where a computer systems analyst steps in to help…

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IT

Cyber Security Analyst

As technology evolves, security stays top of mind. How do organizations protect their critical data from cybercriminals who seem to learn new tactics every single day? Many choose to hire cyber security analysts for their IT team…

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IT

Data Analyst

Every business, regardless of industry, collects data. For example, a retailer might collect data on product pricing, or a healthcare organization might collect data on patient care. What do they do with the data? As a data analyst, it’s your responsibility to answer that question…

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Data Scientist Technician

Companies throughout every industry are relying on data to move their businesses forward. This requires someone to be responsible for obtaining and analyzing that data for the best results. That’s why these businesses are hiring data scientist technicians with specialized knowledge in big data…

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Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

A Diagnostic Medical Sonographer or Ultrasound Technologist is a medical professional who uses specialized equipment to create images (sonograms) of structures inside the human body to provide physicians with images to assist in medical diagnosis. Most sonographers work in hospitals while the remaining work in doctor’s offices, diagnostic facilities…

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Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology

To enter the field as a health information technologist, you’ll need to know how to analyze patient information and data and accurately enter it into records and systems. Our Associate in Health Information Technology program teaches you how to record medical information, bill and code, protect critical data and more.

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IT

Information & Security Analyst

Cyber security is serious business. Fast changes in technology bring about new cyber security concerns, especially for organizations that use large amounts of data such as those in healthcare. Security specialists such as information and security analysts are critical to prevent cyberattacks and protect our sensitive information…

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Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurses provide basic nursing care and work under the direction of registered nurses and doctors. They work in nursing homes, extended care facilities, hospitals, physicians’ offices and in private homes under the supervision of physicians or registered nurses. LPNs help patients with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, eating and toileting. They dress wounds, install catheters, monitor equipment, check vital signs, deliver medications…

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistants

Medical Assistants (MA) are an important member of a patient-centered team consisting of physicians, nurses and other health professionals. Nearly 85 percent of MAs work in a physician’s office performing a mix of administrative and clinical tasks. MAs also work in hospitals, home care and hospice care. Their administrative responsibilities include patient reception and admission, scheduling, answering phones…

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Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

Medical Billing and Coding specialist are an important member of a patient-centered team consisting of physicians, nurses and other health professionals. Under the direct supervision of physicians or medical administrators, medical record administrators, health information technicians, they are generally responsible for the following duties: Microsoft Office software…

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Medical Laboratory Technician

Medical Laboratory Technician

Medical laboratory technicians are a critical part of a patient’s healthcare team. Responsible for performing diagnostic tests on bodily fluid and tissue samples, medical lab technicians help medical professionals diagnose various health conditions. As a medical lab technician, you may have a varying schedule depending on where you choose to work. Most medical lab technicians work during the day with full-time hours. Yet, you may also have the choice to work nights or weekends, depending on your needs.

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IT

Network & Computer System Administrator

As technology continues to evolve, many businesses must rely on networks to run their critical computer systems. Network and computer system administrators are responsible for supporting these networks…

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IT

Network & Security Administrator

Organizations such as those in the healthcare industry must have networks of computers for communication and daily tasks. Unfortunately, these networks are highly susceptible to data loss due to cybercrime. To protect sensitive data, organizations hire network and security administrators tasked with securing computer systems…

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OTA

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational therapy assistants provide treatments that will assist people with disabilities to function independently in their homes and their communities. They are patient, reliable and compassionate individuals. Under the supervision of an occupational therapist, this healthcare professional helps people regain skills lost due to injury, rebuild their health, independence and self-esteem.

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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician program at Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology gives students the hands-on training required to work as entry-level pharmacy technicians. This program includes 36 weeks of study as well as clinical rotations at area pharmacies and healthcare facilities.

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomist

Phlebotomist are an important member of a patient-centered team consisting of physician, nurses, and other health professional. They can also work in hospitals, doctor’s offices, blood donor facilities, and medical laboratories. Phlebotomy, also commonly referred to as Venipuncture, deals with the collecting and transportation of venous blood samples…

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PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

For patients recovering from injuries and illnesses, physical therapist assistants help improve their movement and function. They provide physical therapy treatments, exercises and more under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist. Each day, you’ll meet patients of varying ages and needs such as athletes recovering from sports injuries or infants struggling to reach developmental milestones.

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Radiation Therapy

Radiation Therapist

A Radiation Therapist is a medical professional that administer, monitor and document treatments as prescribed by a radiation oncologist. Typically, Radiation Therapists have direct contact with cancer patients. Specific duties include: Preparing therapy rooms, understanding radiation safety measures, monitoring and documenting radiation treatments, positioning patients, applying ionizing radiation, communicating with and comforting patients. Radiation…

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Radiologic Technologist

Radiologic Technologist

A Radiologic Technologist or Radiographer is a medical professional who performs diagnostic X-ray examinations to provide physicians with images to assist in the diagnosis of a disease or trauma. More than 50 percent of Radiographers work in hospitals while the remaining work in free-standing diagnostic clinics, physician group practice/clinics and surgery centers. Radiographers can expand their scope of practice and career opportunities…

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Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse

Registered Nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members. They work with a wide variety of patients, from pediatric to geriatric. They might specialize in fields such as intensive care, cardiac care, or dermatology to name a few. Most of the nation’s 2.7 million nurses work in medical and surgical hospitals…

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